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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 2nd January 2021, 09:54 AM
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Posted By oldnick
D2 FL rear bumper with 4 sensors for sale

silver with some scuffs ...50
available because have parted with my A8
in southampton
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C7 20th December 2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,017
Posted By oldnick
ouch!

ouch!
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C7 20th December 2020, 11:24 AM
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Views: 4,017
Posted By oldnick
clever ! thanks paul

clever ! thanks paul
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C7 20th December 2020, 10:04 AM
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Views: 4,017
Posted By oldnick
A6 avant rear wiper

the wiper blade on my car parks in the wrong place ...on the bodywork!
I presume when the main agent fixed the washer they put it on wrong so I want to move it , however I have tried pulling it off...
Forum: Daily banter 26th November 2020, 10:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By oldnick
looks like 2 of us keeping fingers crossed ricky...

looks like 2 of us keeping fingers crossed ricky !
I too have read that the later version is more robust ; what I don't understand is this talk about a 6 speed and a 7 speed version .....on a CVT ???
Forum: Daily banter 25th November 2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By oldnick
thanks adrian she bought it new and it has a...

thanks adrian
she bought it new and it has a complete main agent service history , after 10 years it is at 170k [transmission oil change just changed when she gave it to me]
so looks like run it...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd November 2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 705
Posted By oldnick
CVT belt change ?

my daughter decided to go hybrid for her daily 100 mile commute on the motorway so she persuaded me to part with my elderly A8 and change to her unmarked A6 2 litre diesel ...I think only the drivers...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd August 2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,716
Posted By oldnick
I used to visit volvo in sweden and asked this...

I used to visit volvo in sweden and asked this question of one of the engineers
response ? the switch off system on the front passenger seat is so you can fit a rear facing child seat , the only...
Forum: Daily banter 8th August 2020, 10:51 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,749
Posted By oldnick
it's where veolia have their aircraft dismantling...

it's where veolia have their aircraft dismantling site , I read somewhere that veolia have 180,000 employees world wide !
if I remember correctly concorde crews used to be trained
Forum: Alternative Fuels 23rd July 2020, 03:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,673
Posted By oldnick
don't know where you are ! have a look on...

don't know where you are !
have a look on lpgforum.co.uk , always got good advice there when I was on lpg and some pros contribute there
Forum: Daily banter 20th July 2020, 09:57 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 15,749
Posted By oldnick
chinese 330's are fitted with CFM56 engines made...

chinese 330's are fitted with CFM56 engines made by GE of the USA and Safran of france [ used to be called SNECMA I think ] ;other engines are available fo this aircraft
Forum: Daily banter 15th May 2020, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 971
Posted By oldnick
cannonball run

according to road and track someone has beaten the record at 26 hr 38 mins ...in an A8 !
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 24th April 2020, 09:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,079
Posted By oldnick
join lpgforum.co.uk I ran lpg for many...

join lpgforum.co.uk

I ran lpg for many years and found there were some savvy guys on there and very helpful !
Forum: Daily banter 20th March 2020, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 806
Posted By oldnick
gear tronic

I see liquid moly have introduced a new machine to change the fluid in auto transmissions
was to be shown at the CV exhibition but that has been cancelled
Forum: Daily banter 17th January 2020, 03:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,761
Posted By oldnick
or beside the spare wheeel well

or beside the spare wheeel well
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 22nd December 2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,462
Posted By oldnick
sold

sold
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 9th December 2019, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,462
Posted By oldnick
for david don't seem to be able to add photos !...

for david
don't seem to be able to add photos !

on the heading of this reply there is a paperclip to add attachments but nothing seems to appear !
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 4th December 2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,462
Posted By oldnick
now with new mot until end 2020 would take...

now with new mot until end 2020
would take 1,000
Forum: D2 - Lights 28th November 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,629
Posted By oldnick
well job done real faff , one of the 2 screws...

well job done
real faff , one of the 2 screws behind the bottom trim was rusted in solid [ after only 20 years ! ] and had to be drilled out ; waiting for it to get dark to be able to adjust the...
Forum: D2 - Lights 25th November 2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,629
Posted By oldnick
oh dear , can't see how I can change this part...

oh dear , can't see how I can change this part without breaking the assembly so have followed mikki jayne's advice [ thanks mj et al ] and sourced a headlight from our sponsors
Forum: D2 - Lights 24th November 2019, 05:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,629
Posted By oldnick
as you say it's the 1J09412951 as used on a lot...

as you say it's the 1J09412951 as used on a lot of VAG ,otherwise known as 0307853304 which may be a bosch number
looks like you have to detach the front glass , then the reflector ...not sure I...
Forum: D2 - Lights 24th November 2019, 03:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,629
Posted By oldnick
thanks for that.....not actually that model but...

thanks for that.....not actually that model but is actually one used on VW I find

a little research indicates that the reflector is detachable ....question is how to get the front glass off to do...
Forum: D2 - Lights 24th November 2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,629
Posted By oldnick
ok, so it is actually a ram. question is ,...

ok, so it is actually a ram.
question is , presuming I can get the correct part , how do I get to in to fit it ?
looks like the back doesn't come off and if I can just remove the headlight how...
Forum: D2 - Lights 23rd November 2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,629
Posted By oldnick
well, I got out and got under and the problem is...

well, I got out and got under and the problem is the circular dipped beam light which has a peculiar connector at the back , just a wire bracket or similar

any idea what exactly this is ?
Forum: D2 - Lights 22nd November 2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,629
Posted By oldnick
standard old fashioned bulbs so that is probably...

standard old fashioned bulbs so that is probably correct ...will have a look in the morning; probably fairly easily to get out
thanks
Forum: D2 - Lights 22nd November 2019, 07:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,629
Posted By oldnick
dipped headlights adjuster

just failed MOT !
have never used the adjuster on the dashboard , apparently this has to work [ have never used myself
only one side works ...what and where is the actuater for this ...is this a...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 19th November 2019, 03:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,462
Posted By oldnick
am swopping to my daughters A6 avant , haf the...

am swopping to my daughters A6 avant , haf the age and as it is handy to have an estate in the famiy that's the decision
sorry to make you the odest member of the forum Ray
someone seems to have...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 18th November 2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,462
Posted By oldnick
2000 FL 3.7 sport

regretfully for sale , not much needs doing 118,000 , same family since 2006, never accidented
MOT until end of year [ at 116000]
new front tyres
new front pads
spare rear bumper
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 12th October 2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,502
Posted By oldnick
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 5th October 2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,502
Posted By oldnick
end of november will be parting with my year 2000...

end of november will be parting with my year 2000 3.7 sport quattro , 117k ,been in the family since 2005 , no accidents although bumpers scratched a bit
no MF wheel just tiptronic

my daughter...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 18th September 2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,688
Posted By oldnick
all done !it was pulling the knob out after...

all done !it was pulling the knob out after turning that I missed!
thanks again ian
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 2nd July 2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,688
Posted By oldnick
thanks ian , will try again when I have working...

thanks ian , will try again when I have working clothes on
didn't want to try brute force in case there was something I didn't realise !

i'ts only been on for a couple of years my farmer next...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 2nd July 2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,688
Posted By oldnick
removing tow ball

herewith an entry in the stupidest question of the year category

want to remove the ball .....factory fitted FL my2000
turn the plastic knob [ which locks the ball casting in place presumably ] ,...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 13th May 2019, 02:58 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 29,942
Posted By oldnick
dear sergey . ouch ! I must admit I live in...

dear sergey .
ouch !
I must admit I live in fear of a similar thing happening to me because I know what the insurance company is going to say

like you I like the gearing on my 3.7FL sport hence...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 11th May 2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,537
Posted By oldnick
lucky you with a chinese copy being avaialble...

lucky you
with a chinese copy being avaialble for 32 from hermes trading on Ebay why not buy a couple ?
tps quoted me 320 for an 8 pin
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 6th May 2019, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,064
Posted By oldnick
there are these stacks fitted to a variety of...

there are these stacks fitted to a variety of vehicles
do they all have the same electrical connections?
mine is marked
4DO 055 111B NP245/94
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 4th May 2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,596
Posted By oldnick
well done you !how long did it take ? guy from...

well done you !how long did it take ?
guy from autoglass turned up at 5pm yesterday and did the job
asked him how long it normaally took and he said he had just done 2 A4's and they took 45...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd May 2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 753
Posted By oldnick
eurorally

anyone from here get to this rally?
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 3rd May 2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,064
Posted By oldnick
thanks ,not at all will try what you did ,...

thanks ,not at all
will try what you did , reload and see if it helps
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 2nd May 2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,064
Posted By oldnick
CD stack problem

having cleaned the stack with a CD cleaning disc selecting a disc now gets a CD to play,after about a minute, then stops again , after perhaps 30 seconds

anyone had this?
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 30th April 2019, 05:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,596
Posted By oldnick
ta muchly, will stand and watch the guy to make...

ta muchly, will stand and watch the guy to make sure he doesn't attack it !
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 30th April 2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,596
Posted By oldnick
have contacted autoglass again and told them what...

have contacted autoglass again and told them what you said ...they are going to send someone on saturday and have a go

how did you get the trim off ?does it just lever off with a screwdriver...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 26th April 2019, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,596
Posted By oldnick
as Alice said .....curiouser and curiouser ...

as Alice said .....curiouser and curiouser
spoke to a nice lady at Prestige who went down to the workshop and had a look at this with one of the staff

apparently on a D2 there are metal clips...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 25th April 2019, 03:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,596
Posted By oldnick
part finally arrived from belgium....broken in...

part finally arrived from belgium....broken in half !

contacted the local audi centre .....the part was withdrawn on 01/02/19 and can no longer be ordered as stated by tps [ was surprised they...
Forum: Daily banter 24th April 2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 11,847
Posted By oldnick
well my 3.7 [ sport ] is exactly the same age and...

well my 3.7 [ sport ] is exactly the same age and mileage; how do you know it has had a tranny rebuild ? [ mine had a replacement ex audi at 100k so ~I have the paperwork]; and why is there a second...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 23rd April 2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,512
Posted By oldnick
thanks mark et al looks like a pair of bosch...

thanks mark et al
looks like a pair of bosch aero then...~i was a bit concerned that the ~OE was curved on the driver side but as consensus is that the modern flat blades does the job well have...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 23rd April 2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,512
Posted By oldnick
what did D2's have as ~OE ? awaiting a new...

what did D2's have as ~OE ?
awaiting a new screen for my FL ~I have had a google and find offers on

flat 2 x 550mm
flat 1 x 550 for drivers side , 1 x 500 passenger
traditional 2 x 550...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 10th April 2019, 05:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,596
Posted By oldnick
reply from VAG ...as your local audi dealer ...

reply from VAG ...as your local audi dealer
gee thanks
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 5th April 2019, 04:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,596
Posted By oldnick
have Emailed VAG milton keynes ,as TPS is their...

have Emailed VAG milton keynes ,as TPS is their subsidiary they should know!
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 5th April 2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 6,596
Posted By oldnick
not surprised mikki , don't know which branch of...

not surprised mikki , don't know which branch of TPS you deal with but when ~I phoned the southampton branch to check they confirmed obsolete , no longer possible to obtain from germany ; probably...
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