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Forum: Daily banter 26th March 2021, 06:16 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,595
Posted By S81
I recently replaced front crank seal on d3 and I...

I recently replaced front crank seal on d3 and I initially reused the bolts and torqued them without difficulty but when I went to do the 2 no 90 turns i only got about 60 on the ist turn and...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 21st March 2021, 08:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,479
Posted By S81
Nice looking jeep,what sort of mileage range...

Nice looking jeep,what sort of mileage range will it do to a charge ,we fitted a dc charge unit for a local vw garage recently and they reckon it'll charge an average car to 80% in about 30 mins...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 21st March 2021, 07:47 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,479
Posted By S81
Is the one in the skip a hybrid version ? I know...

Is the one in the skip a hybrid version ? I know a chap who's involved with the disposal of the fleet cars that come back for one of the large leasing companies,he says the 1st wave of hybrids have...
Forum: Daily banter 15th March 2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,595
Posted By S81
I can understand why they are called the widow...

I can understand why they are called the widow maker ,when I had the d2 i went to change a flat wheel in the car port ( very smooth concrete floor) i had car jacked and remove studs put my hands on...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 6th March 2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,573
Posted By S81
I thought you said in an earlier post this wasn't...

I thought you said in an earlier post this wasn't going to be a full restore ( i.think you be been sucked in like the rest of us )
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 06:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,081
Posted By S81
That's big ,if you need someone to go and lift it...

That's big ,if you need someone to go and lift it for you i would make myself available
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 4th March 2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,573
Posted By S81
I hope the air suspension is very comfortable on...

I hope the air suspension is very comfortable on your car,as if she figures out what you did there s a good chance you'll have to spend a night or 2 in the car
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 06:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,081
Posted By S81
What bhp is it ( I'm assuming it's something...

What bhp is it ( I'm assuming it's something monstrous)
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 2nd March 2021, 06:14 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,573
Posted By S81
I like your new tyres

I like your new tyres
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 27th February 2021, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By S81
New pump arrived and fitted, its a fairly...

New pump arrived and fitted, its a fairly unpleasant task as there's no room as usual( from dealer, couldn't find who makes them ,new pump has same stamp of ut as per the old one )
Forum: Daily banter 27th February 2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By S81
Looks good to me

Looks good to me
Forum: Daily banter 25th February 2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,081
Posted By S81
I know a rather large chap how had an rs6 ,not...

I know a rather large chap how had an rs6 ,not sure which version (guessing about 5 years ago ) he bought it new and only kept it about 6 mths as the sides of the seat was constantly cutting into...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 21st February 2021, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By S81
Thanks Sean ,i want to fit an oem as it's in a...

Thanks Sean ,i want to fit an oem as it's in a difficult location ,i'll wait and see if anyone knows who made them for Audi and if not I'll get one form tps /dealers
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th February 2021, 07:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By S81
I made a mess of attaching the pics on last post

I made a mess of attaching the pics on last post
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th February 2021, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 822
Posted By S81
Replacement water pump

I've removed the water pump( shaft driven) as I thought the block o ring was weeping engine oil slightly ,(only seen it when I took sump off )but when I got it removed i discovered its actually...
Forum: Daily banter 19th February 2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 960
Posted By S81
I have a d3 s8 v10 ,and a d4 a8 3.0 tdi ,they are...

I have a d3 s8 v10 ,and a d4 a8 3.0 tdi ,they are 2 total different machines ,i like them both but I use them for 2 different purposes , the a8 is for work ( lots of long journeys) and it's...
Forum: Daily banter 16th February 2021, 06:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,235
Posted By S81
Sean and the ni chaps should know this ,I don't...

Sean and the ni chaps should know this ,I don't know if there was any more of them or not ,( it's called a mini haha)
Classic tax and insurance ,not much power but you could still wheelie it which...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 13th February 2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,433
Posted By S81
Thanks Sean

Thanks Sean
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 12th February 2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,433
Posted By S81
Found it eventually It's pipe no 1

Found it eventually
It's pipe no 1
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 12th February 2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,433
Posted By S81
It's called the bottom front coolant pipe in...

It's called the bottom front coolant pipe in the 3rd pic down Sean ,i'll have another look to see if I can find a better diagram with it
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 12th February 2021, 06:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,433
Posted By S81
Ps the metal pipe in the pic is attached to the...

Ps the metal pipe in the pic is attached to the bottom of the rad with 2 screws ,and it's very badly corroded at one point does anyone know part no or have exploded diagram for it please
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 12th February 2021, 06:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,433
Posted By S81
Sump of and all looks good ,the gauze look to be...

Sump of and all looks good ,the gauze look to be perfectly clean ,i removed the arb to get acess to the row of rear bolts and it made it straightforward
Forum: Daily banter 11th February 2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,357
Posted By S81
Is the 3rd car in pic also an 8 ? ,if so thats a...

Is the 3rd car in pic also an 8 ? ,if so thats a fairly serious addiction ,( ps i like your new addition)
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 7th February 2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,439
Posted By S81
I tried the basin spanner and it won't work ,can...

I tried the basin spanner and it won't work ,can get it on but can't turn it ,so Ill have to get the crow foot spanner and see if it'll work ,getting something on it isn't that bad it's getting room...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 7th February 2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,439
Posted By S81
I'm going to try a basin spanner to see if it...

I'm going to try a basin spanner to see if it works ,there is enough room down in there but a lot of obstacles above and around it ,
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 6th February 2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,439
Posted By S81
Manifold back on without any trouble,and torqued...

Manifold back on without any trouble,and torqued down thanks to homer ,couldn't get the drivers side rear fuel pipe tightened due to lack of space ,i'm thinking i should have tighten it before i put...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 6th February 2021, 05:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,439
Posted By S81
That's it thanks

That's it thanks
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 6th February 2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,439
Posted By S81
Sean would you have had the torque setting for...

Sean would you have had the torque setting for the inlet manifold ,o checked the tech sections and threads but either have missed it or can't find them ,i have manifold cleaned and checked and back...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th February 2021, 09:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By S81
My vvts weren't leaking but I have car off road...

My vvts weren't leaking but I have car off road for winter and am doing preventive maintenance as I'm going to drive it over the summer and don't want to be mechanicing then, i have changed rocker...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th February 2021, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By S81
Correct,that's a pic of one i took out to change...

Correct,that's a pic of one i took out to change oil ring ,i had difficulty getting them out as I didn't want to grip them with pliers so I very gently levered with a screwdriver whilst turning back...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th February 2021, 05:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,433
Posted By S81
Thanks Sean and mj,i'll let you know who it goes

Thanks Sean and mj,i'll let you know who it goes
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 4th February 2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,573
Posted By S81
Thanks ,i'll have to give it to Audi they really...

Thanks ,i'll have to give it to Audi they really know how to over complicate things
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 4th February 2021, 08:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,433
Posted By S81
Oil pick up pipe in the sump

has anyone removed the sump and checked /cleaned the oil pick up pipe gauze and if so is there anything else that should be done when in there and would you have the torque setting for the sump and...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 4th February 2021, 08:52 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 14,573
Posted By S81
Regarding the battery could you give me a quick...

Regarding the battery could you give me a quick run thru on why it needs updating on vcds,it's purely a matter of interest,i've seen numerous posts but still don't understand,i'm guessing it to do...
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 31st January 2021, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,566
Posted By S81
That a very fine looking d2 ,looks almost new

That a very fine looking d2 ,looks almost new
Forum: D2 - Everything else 31st January 2021, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By S81
So you would really only do it to prove that you...

So you would really only do it to prove that you could,even to buy a good v10 engine must be 5k + I'm guessing
Forum: D2 - Everything else 31st January 2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By S81
Do they change transmission ,drives ,and some...

Do they change transmission ,drives ,and some suspension to allow it to cope with the power and weight ,my dad had a range rover many years ago and the original petrol engine was removed and a turbo...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 31st January 2021, 09:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By S81
It look a fairly professional job from the pic ,...

It look a fairly professional job from the pic , it must have taken a serious amount of hours and money ,
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 30th January 2021, 08:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,439
Posted By S81
I noticed when I was carbon cleaning that the...

I noticed when I was carbon cleaning that the valve ports closest to the bulkhead had very little carbon were as the ones near the rad had a lot ,i'm guessing this has something to do with airflow...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 30th January 2021, 08:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By S81
I checked that today and there's nothing on the...

I checked that today and there's nothing on the packing labels,I measured it and its approx 17 mm centre to centre ,I changed all 4 of them today and the old ones were hard and tight ,the new ones...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 28th January 2021, 08:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By S81
I've got 4 new ones for my car ,i'll look...

I've got 4 new ones for my car ,i'll look tomorrow night and see if there's anything on the packet
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 27th January 2021, 05:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,439
Posted By S81
Thanks if you get a chance could you send me a...

Thanks if you get a chance could you send me a pic of cans so that I can see were to fit and the make and model of them please
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 26th January 2021, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,439
Posted By S81
Air inlet manifold

I'm removing the inlet manifold to check carbon and replace oil filter seals ,and I've noticed the inside of the inlet manifold has an oily ness about it ,is this normal or do i have a problem with...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 23rd January 2021, 09:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By S81
That's it ( i spoke to dealers earlier this week...

That's it ( i spoke to dealers earlier this week but he couldn't find the part no ) thanks sean
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 23rd January 2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By S81
Would anyone have the part no for the control...

Would anyone have the part no for the control valve seals? Also am I right in saying all 4 seals are the same
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 22nd January 2021, 08:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,473
Posted By S81
Valve cover gasket replacement

I'm changing the valve cover gaskets as I want to change spark plugs,and there is oil in a couple of the plug wells ,I've got the oem gasket for drivers side and a febi one for passenger side ( oem...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 17th January 2021, 08:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,338
Posted By S81
We,ll have to wait until the good weather comes...

We,ll have to wait until the good weather comes and we get vaccine Trevor then we could go to Mondelo park to see if she's as good she should be
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 16th January 2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,338
Posted By S81
Job finished today,all went well and was very...

Job finished today,all went well and was very straight forward ,rad and everything went back together with out any hitchs ,didn't fit the bumper yet as I might do a couple of other jobs now as well
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 10th January 2021, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,338
Posted By S81
I even bought myself a heater at the start of...

I even bought myself a heater at the start of this winter ,I had visions of something falling against the rad and damaging the fins so I thought the cardboard would be a good plan
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 9th January 2021, 09:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,844
Posted By S81
i was wondering how long it,d be before you...

i was wondering how long it,d be before you figured out it was me
I have all bolts out it's the stub of the ball joint were it goes down into the strut (i didn't want to abuse it )
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