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Forum: Owners Meets Yesterday, 09:15 PM
Replies: 52
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Posted By briang9
Arrived back home today, total journey 1430.2...

Arrived back home today, total journey 1430.2 miles. Got a rather optimistic range reading after filling up today, drove like a nun for about 50 miles to make sure I got to Tesco in Carlisle to avoid...
Forum: Daily banter 13th June 2019, 06:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 190
Posted By briang9
I had presumed that buying from TPS means OEM,...

I had presumed that buying from TPS means OEM, though not always the cheapest, but at least the "proper" parts? Guess then if you know the supplier/manufacturer you can find them cheaper elsewhere?
Forum: Owners Meets 11th June 2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,557
Posted By briang9
Huge thanks to all those involved in...

Huge thanks to all those involved in organising/sponsoring from us too, it was a brilliant weekend+++ We are still down here in Torquay for a few days. Weather is similar to Scotland in January...had...
Forum: Owners Meets 5th June 2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 230
Posted By briang9
Only 2 slots?? Any on Friday night

Only 2 slots??

Any on Friday night
Forum: Daily banter 26th May 2019, 10:07 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 125
Posted By briang9
memory

As the weather up here at the moment resembles January conditions, I thought it would be nice to remind us of warmer weather at this time of year a few years ago. The Glasgow Mafia in convoy....
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 25th May 2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By briang9
My D2 had a Parrot CK3100 kit in it when I bought...

My D2 had a Parrot CK3100 kit in it when I bought it and it's very good but is phone only. Not sure if its still available but suspect updated version may well cost much more and provide...
Forum: Daily banter 24th May 2019, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 734
Posted By briang9
Oi!!:p

Oi!!:p
Forum: Daily banter 21st May 2019, 09:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 182
Posted By briang9
Not sure about prices to send things abroad, but...

Not sure about prices to send things abroad, but these guys have been useful when I needed to send stuff within UK, fairly easily tailored to specific requirements too +++
...
Forum: Daily banter 21st May 2019, 08:58 PM
Replies: 1
Sad
Views: 160
Posted By briang9
Unhappy Sad

Never really been an F1 fan but felt sad today to hear about Lauda. Legend is often a label attached too easily IMHO, but in his case it was certainly true..need to dig out Rush again in the next few...
Forum: Owners Meets 21st May 2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 602
Posted By briang9
MJ - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie CtL - Mackerel,...

MJ - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie
CtL - Mackerel, Pork, Ice Cream . Angela - Melon, Pork, Brownie.
Tonup - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie. Ann - Soup, Pork, Fruit Salad
Ray - Soup, Pork, Fruit Salad,...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 17th May 2019, 08:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,545
Posted By briang9
https://ownersmanuals2.com/get/audi-a8-s8-2008-own...

https://ownersmanuals2.com/get/audi-a8-s8-2008-owners-manual-71906
Forum: D2 - Everything else 16th May 2019, 09:53 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,991
Posted By briang9
I could probably take a look at the Edinburgh one...

I could probably take a look at the Edinburgh one for you as a first step, my old mum is in hospital in Edinburgh at the moment so popping over fairly regularly. On holiday at the moment but get back...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 16th May 2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,991
Posted By briang9
Didn't really mean wrong in the real sense, just...

Didn't really mean wrong in the real sense, just wrong for me :D
Forum: D2 - Everything else 16th May 2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,991
Posted By briang9
Just curious as to why you think this Sergey?

Just curious as to why you think this Sergey?
Forum: D2 - Everything else 15th May 2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,991
Posted By briang9
That Edinburgh one does look nice, though wheels...

That Edinburgh one does look nice, though wheels are not great (same as my Winter ones) and even with that low mileage it seems optimistically priced IMHO. There is also a red S8 about to pop up for...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 13th May 2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,991
Posted By briang9
https://www.motorclaimguru.co.uk were recommended...

https://www.motorclaimguru.co.uk were recommended a few pages back, looks like thats the sort of service being mentiond in recent posts+++
Forum: Other Audis 11th May 2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By briang9
Start/Stop technology is another fine example of...

Start/Stop technology is another fine example of technology for it's own sake, bugger who invented it should be shot. Thankfully none of my cars have it but whenever I get in any that does it gets...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 8th May 2019, 10:04 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,991
Posted By briang9
So sorry to hear this Sergey, just hope you can...

So sorry to hear this Sergey, just hope you can find a way of getting the car restored to a state that would be acceptable to you.

cheers
Forum: Daily banter 5th May 2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 410
Posted By briang9
Cheers Goran, I have rubber ones I use in winter,...

Cheers Goran, I have rubber ones I use in winter, I like to swap back to the carpet ones for the summer, I did that yesterday and noticed the drivers mat is looking rather tired. TBH I would only...
Forum: Daily banter 5th May 2019, 09:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 410
Posted By briang9
Thanks for the offer, really looking for the very...

Thanks for the offer, really looking for the very dark grey+++
Forum: Daily banter 4th May 2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 410
Posted By briang9
Sorry it's been a long day (5 hours cleaning the...

Sorry it's been a long day (5 hours cleaning the S8) mine are dark grey so they should be swing? Will check build sticker tomorrow:Confused:
Forum: Daily banter 4th May 2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 410
Posted By briang9
thanks+++ is the mat colour anywhere on the...

thanks+++

is the mat colour anywhere on the build sticker?
Forum: Daily banter 4th May 2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 410
Posted By briang9
It's actually for the S8 Ron, mats are a darkish...

It's actually for the S8 Ron, mats are a darkish grey colour+++
Forum: Daily banter 4th May 2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 410
Posted By briang9
Mats

Thinking of getting a new set of mats, as far as I know original/genuine ones are no longer available. I would like to get as close to original colour (swing I think, dark grey) and quality as...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd May 2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 159
Posted By briang9
seems to have made the press...;) ...

seems to have made the press...;)

https://www.pistonheads.com/gassing/topic.asp?h=0&f=208&t=1808284
Forum: D3 - Transmission 3rd May 2019, 07:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 972
Posted By briang9
Might be worth Dean speaking directly to John...

Might be worth Dean speaking directly to John Mackie himself :)Mine was 150 odd too. +++
Forum: Daily banter 2nd May 2019, 08:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 589
Posted By briang9
None showing for me either..:Confused: at least...

None showing for me either..:Confused: at least not embedded they are visible at the end of the thread

ETA OK now+++
Forum: Owners Meets 27th April 2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By briang9
We went by train the others walked +++

We went by train the others walked +++
Forum: Owners Meets 26th April 2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 350
Posted By briang9
Helensburgh Mini Meet

OK..this might be a first, but if it’s not I’m sure some of our longer standing members will correct me. This might be the only A8 Parts Forum members mini meet with………no cars :pint:

...
Forum: Spotless 24th April 2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By briang9
Aye yes, very good +++

Aye yes, very good
+++
Forum: Spotless 22nd April 2019, 10:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 662
Posted By briang9
Nice weather..so washed them

as title says.....
Forum: Daily banter 20th April 2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 594
Posted By briang9
Thanks Ron...he has always been very confident...

Thanks Ron...he has always been very confident and I guess that's why he is in the job he is (Product Genius with BMW)..more of a hobby he gets paid for:D but his enthusiasm for all things automotive...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 19th April 2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 621
Posted By briang9
I've had Pagid discs on front and Borg & Beck on...

I've had Pagid discs on front and Borg & Beck on the back with Brembo pads all round for around 3 years now. Seems to have been a fairly successful combination and certainly better than alleged...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 18th April 2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 922
Posted By briang9
Nah, just liked them because they were black;)

Nah, just liked them because they were black;)
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 17th April 2019, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 922
Posted By briang9
I bought a job lot of Aldi wiper blades a while...

I bought a job lot of Aldi wiper blades a while back, (Made in Germany) shortly after I bought the car, think they were 4.99 per set. I have only used 3 sets in the 8 years I have had the car..have...
Forum: Daily banter 16th April 2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 787
Posted By briang9
+++

+++
Forum: Daily banter 16th April 2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 787
Posted By briang9
No..but my twin is for sale, mine was AOV +++ ...

No..but my twin is for sale, mine was AOV +++
...
Forum: Daily banter 16th April 2019, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 787
Posted By briang9
There is only one option then:D Go on you know it...

There is only one option then:D Go on you know it makes sense+++

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=21427&stc=1&d=1555408867
Forum: D2 - Interior 12th April 2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,331
Posted By briang9
I'm still twiddling Mr Blobby's..+++

I'm still twiddling Mr Blobby's..+++
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 7th April 2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,415
Posted By briang9
Is that not a transverse engine?...it is on...

Is that not a transverse engine?...it is on Connor's new (to him) car:Confused:
Forum: Daily banter 2nd April 2019, 03:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 577
Posted By briang9
Congratulations from us too+++

Congratulations from us too+++
Forum: Daily banter 2nd April 2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 331
Posted By briang9
It's actually not that bad with a multi car...

It's actually not that bad with a multi car policy with his no claim and me and his older brother as named drivers. Surprisingly it's his mum that's high risk:ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 27th March 2019, 10:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 474
Posted By briang9
My speed limiter is often perched on the...

My speed limiter is often perched on the passenger seat, if "it" is holding on to anything very tightly and sucking air in through clenched teeth then I am aware that my speed may be approaching...
Forum: House and Home DIY 22nd March 2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,516
Posted By briang9
Must be a bugger getting the car on it's side...

Must be a bugger getting the car on it's side before you can get it in the garage though...;)
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 19th March 2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,453
Posted By briang9
Not sure if it helps but these repair kits have...

Not sure if it helps but these repair kits have some very good reviews on other forums

http://www.bagpipingandy.com/
Forum: Owners Meets 15th March 2019, 04:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,196
Posted By briang9
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: Owners Meets 15th March 2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,117
Posted By briang9
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: Daily banter 13th March 2019, 01:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By briang9
At least BMW are still doing it properly :D

At least BMW are still doing it properly :D
Forum: Daily banter 12th March 2019, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 497
Posted By briang9
Nice.....but

Lovely looking car. Pity it doesn't have a petrol V10 in it;)
Forum: Daily banter 6th March 2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 765
Posted By briang9
I just used Pro Calipers for my RS6, and very...

I just used Pro Calipers for my RS6, and very pleased with result. They do powder coat but apply a clear sealer/lacquer over that. I know at least two other forum members who have had similar...
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