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Forum: Daily banter 19th August 2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 160
Posted By Audidothat
A friend of mine has a A5 3.2 on a 09 plate, itís...

A friend of mine has a A5 3.2 on a 09 plate, itís lovely, sounds great and has never given him any problems.
Forum: Daily banter 8th August 2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 380
Posted By Audidothat
Great link, thanks.

Great link, thanks.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 6th August 2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 121
Posted By Audidothat
I agree, this forum is a godsend, although my...

I agree, this forum is a godsend, although my relationship with it still quite 1 dimensional, I am not quite competent enough to post fixes myself yet!

Glad your issue is sorted.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 30th July 2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,950
Posted By Audidothat
I am not the worlds best fan of ACC, it works on...

I am not the worlds best fan of ACC, it works on a deserted motorway and that is about it. Or Richmond Park trying to keep at 20mph!

You are correct, overtaking starts much further down the road...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 19th July 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,950
Posted By Audidothat
I would. Lots of great cars are often overlooked...

I would. Lots of great cars are often overlooked because of higher mileage, despite solid, evidence history.

Have you thought of a Golf R estate? Too small?
Forum: Other marques 19th July 2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 291
Posted By Audidothat
Unknown supercars!

I spotted this pair in central LDN yesterday.

Any takers on having seen or heard of this brand before?? The engineering, especially on the active aero looked amazing.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 17th July 2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By Audidothat
Hi I believe £5,700, despite the mileage,...

Hi

I believe £5,700, despite the mileage, is quite a price for a repaired, non standard looking D3.

Can I suggest that your chances of a sale may be improved if you tried to return the car to...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 16th July 2018, 10:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 468
Posted By Audidothat
I have just arrived at Sainsbury in the outskirts...

I have just arrived at Sainsbury in the outskirts of Plymouth having travelled from Putney (LDN). 200 Miles, no stop and she covered the miles with ease. Great cruiser!

I have to admit she has...
Forum: Daily banter 13th July 2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Audidothat
Forgot to say, this lovely R8 parked behind me...

Forgot to say, this lovely R8 parked behind me and the driver was a young chap who does loads of car reviews / vlogging on YouTube, will search later for his name.

Just checked, SOL - Supercars of...
Forum: Daily banter 13th July 2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Audidothat
More photos....

More photos....
Forum: Daily banter 13th July 2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Audidothat
LOL, actually I sat in the model X! Really liked...

LOL, actually I sat in the model X! Really liked it and makes my D3 seem very dated. The queue for the model 3 was huge so looks like it is going to be popular!

Very odd watching electric cars...
Forum: Daily banter 12th July 2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Audidothat
Goodwood FoS photos from today

No Audi stand, very bizarre.

Anyway hope you enjoy the random photos.
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 10th July 2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 564
Posted By Audidothat
Looking forward to hearing the results!!!

Looking forward to hearing the results!!!
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 26th June 2018, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 339
Posted By Audidothat
V10 Engine out

So after much deliberation and searching for a dreadful, intermittent rattle from the rear of my engine it has been narrowed down to either something to do with the oil pressure or a chain tensioner,...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd June 2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,529
Posted By Audidothat
Ray Very very sad to read your news. My...

Ray

Very very sad to read your news. My family and I are thinking of you.
Forum: Daily banter 4th June 2018, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 172
Posted By Audidothat
Yep but not for the S8. I used to get oil...

Yep but not for the S8.

I used to get oil analysis conducted for the M6 (itís been off the road for 2 years so havenít bothered in that time).

The tolerances are so fine in the BMW V10 engine...
Forum: Other marques 29th May 2018, 11:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 643
Posted By Audidothat
Old school Peugeot

Ladies and gents I present to you......
A Peugeot 505 GTI Estate!
What a massive car! First one I have seen since my neighbour owned one in the late 80ís!
Forum: Owners Meets 23rd May 2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,240
Posted By Audidothat
Despite not attending the annual meet I may join...

Despite not attending the annual meet I may join the convoy for a few M5 junctions, joining as you pass junction 22, I imagine about 10:45ish....?
Forum: D3 - Transmission 19th May 2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 676
Posted By Audidothat
Quattro diff system

Sorry if I am being a numpty.

I just jacked a front wheel up, so high that the rear wheel was lifted off of the floor as well.

I turned the front wheel and perhaps obviously the rear wheel...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 17th May 2018, 07:05 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 581
Posted By Audidothat
Fault codes

Hi all

I have an intermittent EML and last night I had the use of a basic fault code reader which produced the following results.
012871 - Oxygen (lambda) Sensor B4 S2 Heating circuit
000406 -...
Forum: Other marques 16th May 2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 570
Posted By Audidothat
Merc 300 SL Gullwing

Spotted this morning on the M25.

Such a cool car! They seem to sell for approx £1m!!
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 9th May 2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 710
Posted By Audidothat
I have found a great garage in Fulham. A&H...

I have found a great garage in Fulham. A&H Advanced Motors.

They just did an excellent job on my suspension arms.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 3rd May 2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By Audidothat
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: Daily banter 30th April 2018, 02:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Audidothat
Thanks everyone for the prompt replies. If there...

Thanks everyone for the prompt replies. If there are options and I need to collect I am out & about tomorrow and Wednesday.
Tomorrow Chippenham and Wednesday Beaconsfield, starting and finishing in...
Forum: Daily banter 30th April 2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 214
Posted By Audidothat
Spare wheels - to borrow please!

Anyone got a set of 4 sat around that I could borrow/hire for a week whilst mine are in Lepsons in LDN getting refurbed/repaired. D3 S8.

I was ok and going to do without the car for a week but...
Forum: Daily banter 30th April 2018, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
F1
Views: 428
Posted By Audidothat
F1

Overall I think F1 has improved this season, I enjoyed yesterdays race.

Lots of shouting at the TV especially when Riccardo and Max came together...can you imagine the atmosphere on the Red bull...
Forum: Daily banter 24th April 2018, 09:30 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,315
Posted By Audidothat
What an amazingly accurate description of MJís...

What an amazingly accurate description of MJís pride in her work!

Plus I cannot stop laughing!
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th April 2018, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By Audidothat
LOL Trouble is handing your pride and joy...

LOL

Trouble is handing your pride and joy across to a car surgeon for suspension work induces palpitations, especially as one subconsciously measures all against MJ’s level of professionalism.
...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 16th April 2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By Audidothat
Just a quick question before I buy TRW arms from...

Just a quick question before I buy TRW arms from Mister-Auto.

The part numbers are referenced to manufacturers part numbers, which is great but they are different. Audi own parts quote ends in a F...
Forum: Other marques 16th April 2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,449
Posted By Audidothat
Unusual Skoda

Spotted a Skoda Superb TSI yesterday, it was the quad exhaust that caught my eye.

I must admit my knowledge of the Skoda model range is somewhat lacking but imagined it must have a VAG V6, V8 or...
Forum: Daily banter 16th April 2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 211
Posted By Audidothat
I had 6 horses and they all fell, thankfully all...

I had 6 horses and they all fell, thankfully all ok.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 13th April 2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By Audidothat
I agree, the induction sound is slightly richer...

I agree, the induction sound is slightly richer after the flap delete. I have also wired the exhaust flaps open on my stock exhaust which really add to the overall sound package.

Pleased you...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 13th April 2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 949
Posted By Audidothat
Front top suspension arms

I need to replace all 4 arms and have been quoted £148 inc VAT for each arm. See attached for part numbers and quoted prices, top line includes labour.

I think that is an ok price for OEM but are...
Forum: Daily banter 10th April 2018, 07:17 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,315
Posted By Audidothat
MJ Do you get so heavily involved with the...

MJ

Do you get so heavily involved with the D3 S8? Engine replacements etc......

Anyway wonderfully informing posts, I love following these threads.
Forum: Other marques 6th April 2018, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 400
Posted By Audidothat
Citroen BX Estate

Thatís what iím talking about!!

Spotted today in St Marg, LDN.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th April 2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By Audidothat
I was one of those S8s ! Couldnít be happier,...

I was one of those S8s ! Couldnít be happier, they really looked after me, completed the entire job and a couple of unexpected issues along the way. I would completely recommend VRS.
Forum: Daily banter 2nd April 2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Audidothat
But any model of Bentley is ok.....? It is an odd...

But any model of Bentley is ok.....? It is an odd list isnít it! Thatís the trouble with lists, as soon as you make one, something will be wrong.
Forum: Daily banter 1st April 2018, 11:51 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By Audidothat
Very good!

Very good!
Forum: Daily banter 31st March 2018, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 217
Posted By Audidothat
Goodwood FOS Performance Car parking

I was just buying my tickets for this years Festival of Speed and iíd thought iíd see what perks made up the various packages.

Separate parking for performance cars is available.
...
Forum: Daily banter 31st March 2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 442
Posted By Audidothat
I hear you, I do think that basic driving...

I hear you, I do think that basic driving standards are on the decline.....
Outside Motorway Lane sitters, huge queue of cars doing 65mph whilst the inside lane is empty and Red light jumpers -...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 29th March 2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,278
Posted By Audidothat
I have PMíd you.

I have PMíd you.
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C6 26th March 2018, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By Audidothat
Many thanks MJ, was just about to trawl eBay...

Many thanks MJ, was just about to trawl eBay myself. I havenít seen many on the road so they must have been an original option.
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C6 26th March 2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By Audidothat
Wheel ID

A quick test.....anyone know the name of these wheels?

They are on a 2.7 tdi Avant and I want to get a full size spare.

Thanks all.
Forum: Daily banter 26th March 2018, 01:30 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,161
Posted By Audidothat
......Although with the widescreen DIS yellow...

......Although with the widescreen DIS yellow warnings (window wash etc) remain their full, annoying size rather than converting to a smaller version when you toggle between functions like on...
Forum: Daily banter 24th March 2018, 10:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,161
Posted By Audidothat
Great list Tony, bet you had to have a little cry...

Great list Tony, bet you had to have a little cry of relief afterwards!

And youíre right about the drinks holders, in fact youíve just reminded me I need to buy a new plastic inner, all the spring...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd March 2018, 12:15 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By Audidothat
Didnít realise what you meant at first but then...

Didnít realise what you meant at first but then noticed my typo, yes I meant a W8! Did they put that in anything else?
There is a blue saloon one that lives just off of Tottenham Court Road in LDN,...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 21st March 2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 508
Posted By Audidothat
Auto Boot Open - via key

An observation- I bent over to pick something up, my keys must have pressed together in my pocket and the boot started to open, I quickly pressed the button again, the boot paused and went back down,...
Forum: Daily banter 21st March 2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 552
Posted By Audidothat
VW Phaeton

So I had a lift today in a VW Phaeton W12, was only in the car for 40 mins but the route took in urban and motorway driving.

I have to say I was quite impressed and now struggle to understand why...
Forum: Daily banter 20th March 2018, 10:34 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,161
Posted By Audidothat
I did note other RPM : speed ratios during the...

I did note other RPM : speed ratios during the same test. ;)
Forum: D3 - Lights 19th March 2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 586
Posted By Audidothat
Yes, this! I’m positive that is what I read, now...

Yes, this! I’m positive that is what I read, now where is it.......

And yes Kele, I have the yellow headlight with an arrow DIS warning. It used to annoy me each time I started the car but now I...
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