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Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics Today, 07:56 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Sounds like the keys may need re-coding but I'd...

Sounds like the keys may need re-coding but I'd recommend giving Craig Nettleton at Auto Solutions in Huddersfield a call as he is an expert from the Auto Locksmith point of view
07900-600548 ...
Forum: Spotless Yesterday, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 136
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Can you please park them in Colour Shade Order...

Can you please park them in Colour Shade Order for my OCD next time Brian?
:D
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General Yesterday, 03:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Blimey! thats wide - even my Kahn Wheels are only...

Blimey! thats wide - even my Kahn Wheels are only 295 - 25-21 at rears! :eek:

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=21490&stc=1&d=1556120636
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior Yesterday, 03:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 126
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I know a couple of Ceramic company directors so...

I know a couple of Ceramic company directors so I'll ask that very question! or failing that Bert from the PVD will almost certainly know too +++
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior Yesterday, 11:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 126
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
What about polishing the Aluminium then ceramic...

What about polishing the Aluminium then ceramic coating it to give 3-5 years of protection?
Forum: Daily banter Yesterday, 10:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 432
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I think the logo is "do not bend" rather than "no...

I think the logo is "do not bend" rather than "no Mick Jagger's Allowed" :D

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=21487&stc=1&d=1556051128
Forum: Daily banter 17th April 2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
The SQ7 I test drive had a similar internal sound...

The SQ7 I test drive had a similar internal sound modifier and I was shocked at how good (and addictive) it sounded!
Forum: Owners Meets 16th April 2019, 06:56 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 468
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Minack - I can walk up MJ - 1 steamship -...

Minack - I can walk up

MJ - 1
steamship - 1
The Laird - 2
CtL - 2
Tonupkid - 2
HPsauce - 2 crumblies
Moltuae -2
tintin - 2
Forum: Daily banter 16th April 2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 509
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
That looks a nice spec Dean, very tidy - and a...

That looks a nice spec Dean, very tidy - and a monsterous boot!! :D +++
Forum: Daily banter 12th April 2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 374
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Current engines for the D5 are - - 3.0 Tdi...

Current engines for the D5 are -
- 3.0 Tdi Diesel
- 3.0 Tfsi Petrol

Upcoming Engines for the D5 are (according to my sources in Germany)
- 4.0 Tdi - Same as the SQ7 ie twin turbos plus a...
Forum: Owners Meets 12th April 2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 805
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I'm out if its as far up as York, would happily...

I'm out if its as far up as York, would happily drive to Robs or Crich though +++
Forum: Owners Meets 11th April 2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 166
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
21st is Simply Audi at Beaulieu down in t'south...

21st is Simply Audi at Beaulieu down in t'south but a lot coming from all over parts of the UK for it. The Audi Owners Club have a stand there that anyone interested is welcome to join me on, the...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 8th April 2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 986
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
If that doeesnt work (and I hope it does) then I...

If that doeesnt work (and I hope it does) then I still maintain that a low output on the air suspension compressor (anything under 10-12 bar) will not be able to keep the system topped up properly...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 8th April 2019, 01:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,262
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
What I have discovered with D3's and the same...

What I have discovered with D3's and the same issues is that the ABS block and the ECU affixed to it should either be changed for another complete unit which comes as a pair, or the replacement half...
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 6th April 2019, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 795
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Exclamation I've got a set of 20" Acceleras on my D2 and put...

I've got a set of 20" Acceleras on my D2 and put them on before I went to the Germany meet in the car last autumn.
I wouldn't say I drive that car hard and I certainly don't do many miles in it or...
Forum: D4 - Interior Electrics 2nd April 2019, 06:48 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 349
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Interior Electrics Upgrades Sticky

Here we will link to successful upgrades to our 8's If you have upgraded either via OEM or after market products, or indeed by home design and build, then post in the forum and we will link your...
Forum: D4 - Interior Electrics 2nd April 2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 160
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Thanks for taking the time - a Brilliant write...

Thanks for taking the time - a Brilliant write up! I'll sticky this at the top of the section for future use +++
Forum: Daily banter 2nd April 2019, 05:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 460
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
And crucially . . . She's got your number...

And crucially . . . She's got your number Mike!!! :D
The best news I'd heard in a long time and I couldn't be happier for you both!

The only thing we need to work out is -
If I'm "Romping" and...
Forum: Daily banter 2nd April 2019, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 268
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
He's only got that so that CTL (Mike) can't catch...

He's only got that so that CTL (Mike) can't catch him to steal his cake and desserts any more! (Watch this space!)

Seriously though they are brilliant fun and amazingly practical so well done on...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 29th March 2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 369
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
The bit that worries me is that he mentions...

The bit that worries me is that he mentions damage -

"Damage to near side mounting see photo 3
Damage to top corner of number plate recess see photo 4
General marks / scuffs from storage"

No...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 28th March 2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 986
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Ive put 3 different replacement struts onto 3...

Ive put 3 different replacement struts onto 3 corners of my A8L D3 so far, and a new compressor.
I think youd need to replace both the compressor (or fix it) and the air jack because the jack...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th March 2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 728
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Great spot! That seems like a bargain at that...

Great spot!
That seems like a bargain at that price and mileage. .. +++
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 27th March 2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 986
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
7 Bar is very poor Manny - a good compressor...

7 Bar is very poor Manny - a good compressor should put out 16 bar when new and 12-16 Bar when its functioning well so thats not helping!
I've got an unused new aftermarket compressor in my barn...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 25th March 2019, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 271
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Im sorry Mario but this post has now been removed...

Im sorry Mario but this post has now been removed - please note our terms for selling parts :

"For the personal sale of Vw/Audi parts, tools, vouchers, accessories, anything that isn't an actual...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 25th March 2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,224
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
This article also explains how to embed pictures...

This article also explains how to embed pictures directly onto the forum post once you have uploaded them - http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=1405
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 21st March 2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 493
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Thanks Ainars - I have a D3 with that windscreen...

Thanks Ainars - I have a D3 with that windscreen in a very pitted condition and have snapped it up to swap it over in the near future! Much appreciated +++
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 21st March 2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
You may have to check out whether you need new...

You may have to check out whether you need new brackets and you will certainly require new grilles both sides so it will cost a lot more than just replacing one failed fog lamp unit to do the swap...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 20th March 2019, 04:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,224
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
. . . and change your name by deed poll to...

. . . and change your name by deed poll to "Roberto" :ROFL:
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th March 2019, 12:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 986
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
The compressor could well be overheating - there...

The compressor could well be overheating - there is a cut out that switches it off if it overheats, also the relay under the passenger footwell area can also play up and/or cause the 30A fuse there...
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 17th March 2019, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 277
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Sounds like the spare might be an original wheel...

Sounds like the spare might be an original wheel and the current wheels possibly upgraded to 20"
2% difference is right on the edge of what is acceptable, if not too much, I was always led to...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 13th March 2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Glad it helped +++ I've added it to the...

Glad it helped +++
I've added it to the stickies in the relevant section plus the tech dump so it's there for anyone else
Forum: Owners Meets 13th March 2019, 12:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 483
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
MJ - 1 Adult The Laird - 1 Adult, 1 Senior ...

MJ - 1 Adult
The Laird - 1 Adult, 1 Senior
steamship - 1 Adult
Tonupkid - 2 Seniors
HPsauce - 2 Seniors (over 70!)
CtL - 1 Adult and 1 Senior
Moltuae - 2 Adults
tintin - 2 Adults (Juniors?)...
Forum: Owners Meets 13th March 2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 399
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Yes, I want apparel! MJ - 2x ladies polo...

Yes, I want apparel!

MJ - 2x ladies polo 'Michaela'
steamship - 1 x mens polo 'steamship' (medium)
Tonupkid - 1 x mens polo 'Tonupkid' (medium). 1 x ladies polo 'Ann' (medium)[/quote]
CtL - 1 X...
Forum: Owners Meets 12th March 2019, 09:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,969
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
David's8;148011]Now booked: MJ - 1x double,...

David's8;148011]Now booked:
MJ - 1x double, Friday & Saturday
Neil (Architex_matey) - 1x Single, Friday & Saturday, Thursday night at New Inn, Coleford
Mike (CtL) - 1x double, Friday & Saturday...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 12th March 2019, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,288
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Not sure if this is useful or not? MMi Cog...

Not sure if this is useful or not?

MMi Cog Replacement to Screen Mechanism (http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=20940&stc=1&d=1552386076)
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 12th March 2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Page 269 of THIS DOCUMENT...

Page 269 of THIS DOCUMENT (http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=9919&d=1420367585) should help you - most docs are in the common faults thread of each seection (D2/D3/D4 etc) under...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 2nd March 2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,387
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I think my mother's traditional ye olde fashioned...

I think my mother's traditional ye olde fashioned home WiFi can better that Nick! :(
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 23rd February 2019, 07:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I swear these cars do it deliberately some times...

I swear these cars do it deliberately some times if they don't get enough attention! 😜
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 22nd February 2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Mike will be shocked as he's been doing that for...

Mike will be shocked as he's been doing that for many many years! +++
Forum: Daily banter 21st February 2019, 03:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,206
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I've used this guy before for wheel nuts and...

I've used this guy before for wheel nuts and bolts - very knowledgable
http://www.speedshack.co.uk/Wheelnuts.htm +++
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th February 2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,048
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Added to the common faults sticky in D3 +++

Added to the common faults sticky in D3 +++
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 16th February 2019, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,593
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Freds D2 6.0 Litre W12 in Holland has a neat...

Freds D2 6.0 Litre W12 in Holland has a neat aftermarket stereo system upgrade including a sub woofer in the spare wheel well and a nice neat dab radio control unit in the cubby normally used for cup...
Forum: A4/S4/RS4 B7 16th February 2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I'd start by looking anywhere that "may have been...

I'd start by looking anywhere that "may have been recently disturbed" or behind the glove box area is a particular favourite. Sometimes a VAGCOM scan shows where the signal is getting to and not...
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 16th February 2019, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,953
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Yikes well that just means even less people will...

Yikes well that just means even less people will use them for that now then as well, ridiculous! :(
Forum: A4/S4/RS4 B7 16th February 2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 760
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I'd agree with that - either a break or it has...

I'd agree with that - either a break or it has come unplugged somewhere
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th February 2019, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 729
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
You? 4 years with a car?? hahahahahahahahahaha...

You? 4 years with a car?? hahahahahahahahahaha :ROFL:
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 15th February 2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 614
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
This could very well be a now faulty EPB...

This could very well be a now faulty EPB (Handbrake) Switch which forms part of the circuit and would give that fault if it was intermittantly failing, and hopefully if A8 Parts have a second hand...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 15th February 2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 750
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I did, and I have! +++

I did, and I have! +++
Forum: Owners Meets 6th February 2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 770
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Hehe indeed and I can remember Mike arriving at...

Hehe indeed and I can remember Mike arriving at the Crown Car Park (the nearby pub we used to meet at for the BBB) with something (steam / smoke) pouring out of Projekt AnA, which is why it didnt go...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 5th February 2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 493
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I wondered if he just opens a couple of side shed...

I wondered if he just opens a couple of side shed doors as air brakes?? :ROFL:
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