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Forum: Daily banter Today, 08:54 AM
Replies: 27
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Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Awesome job MJ - this is a triumph of skill and...

Awesome job MJ - this is a triumph of skill and care
:love: :respekt: :rockin:
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th November 2018, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 149
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I'd agree - EBC red is simply awful apart from...

I'd agree - EBC red is simply awful apart from solely track use and the yellow is too agressive for normal usage :tuttut:
Forum: Daily banter 14th November 2018, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 177
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
HUGE best wishes Ray, long may you flourish and...

HUGE best wishes Ray, long may you flourish and prosper! +++
:yippee: :mexicanwave: :yippee:
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 7th November 2018, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 171
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Also consider a cheaper replacement from Air...

Also consider a cheaper replacement from Air Dominance - worth asking if they will give you the 25 refund against your old one when you send it in too, as they have done with me and also comes with...
Forum: Daily banter 5th November 2018, 11:47 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 743
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Nope I have no recollection of such a situation...

Nope I have no recollection of such a situation at all :Confused: +++
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 3rd November 2018, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 737
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Yes lift mode lifts the car up higher either for...

Yes lift mode lifts the car up higher either for working or for driving over tricky ground or through water etc but will return back down to normal height when the car gets to over 40mph.
...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 3rd November 2018, 05:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 428
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Off topic, but it would be really useful if...

Off topic, but it would be really useful if someone could produce a guide for the section sticky on which leads are required / compatible for which A8/S8 Versions and models, so that anyone needing...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd November 2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 729
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
In the D3 I've combined the LPG guage and on/off...

In the D3 I've combined the LPG guage and on/off switch with 2 usb sockets from a kit / adaptor I bought and then mounted all of it on a flat plastic plate located where the cigar lighter socket used...
Forum: Owners Meets 1st November 2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Great thanks Tjalling! will be good to see you...

Great thanks Tjalling! will be good to see you and any of our friends from Holland who can make it :D
Forum: Owners Meets 1st November 2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 588
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Sorted - This is the Hotels and Attendance Thread...

Sorted - This is the Hotels and Attendance Thread ONLY and the other thread is the details of the Meet Location, Agenda and any teaser details of what we will be doing as they are revealed, along...
Forum: Owners Meets 1st November 2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 320
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
This thread is for details of the meet as they...

This thread is for details of the meet as they are revealed along with any comments on the activities etc!

Please could all confirm any attendance and hotel bookings on THE THREAD AT THIS LINK...
Forum: Daily banter 31st October 2018, 11:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 623
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I should add that I bought my 2 CTEK 5 Chargers...

I should add that I bought my 2 CTEK 5 Chargers at the same Auction in Scotland that I bought the pair of New D2 Bi Xenon Headlights at - I won the chargers at about 18 odd each which was a bargain...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 31st October 2018, 10:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Pictures would help massively! +++

Pictures would help massively! +++
Forum: Daily banter 30th October 2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 623
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Ive got a couple of CTEK MXS 5.0's and they are...

Ive got a couple of CTEK MXS 5.0's and they are brilliant, I also recommend investing in the CTEK Comfort indicator panel which has a traffic light system showing red for needs charge, orange for...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 29th October 2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I believe from some work I did on a D3 version of...

I believe from some work I did on a D3 version of this that you should always swap the whole unit. this is because the valve block and the control unit are somehow "matching pairs" to eeach other and...
Forum: Owners Meets 29th October 2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Heres a few pictures from the club stand on the...

Heres a few pictures from the club stand on the day - thanks to all who made the trip and a special thanks to Tjalling who came all the way from the Netherlands to come to the show with us in his...
Forum: Owners Meets 12th October 2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
No Problems, heres a map of where the clubstand...

No Problems, heres a map of where the clubstand normally is and also the blue block is where Mark is car washing for anyone who wants it +++
Forum: Owners Meets 12th October 2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Yes of course and - good point - I'd like to try...

Yes of course and - good point - I'd like to try and park all of the 8's across the front of the area they usually give us but in order from oldest to newest so we get a timeline, and that will...
Forum: Owners Meets 11th October 2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I might have done lol :D

I might have done lol :D
Forum: Owners Meets 11th October 2018, 03:30 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Updated List! 1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big...

Updated List!

1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big Boys Brekkie at the Bolingbroke Arms
2. CtL +1 Big Boys Brekkie and room Friday night at Bolingbroke Arms (D2 S8)
3. HPsauce with BBB@BA (D2 S8 with...
Forum: Owners Meets 11th October 2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Will she want a full brekkie Dean?

Will she want a full brekkie Dean?
Forum: Owners Meets 10th October 2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I would assume so, but they have put us elsewhere...

I would assume so, but they have put us elsewhere for 2 years out of the last 8 so never say never! Ill talk to James and Sally at ADI and see if they can find out but the stand passes have got...
Forum: Owners Meets 10th October 2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Im asking folks to arrive for 07:30am Andrew,...

Im asking folks to arrive for 07:30am Andrew, because we've found out from previous years that by the time we actually eat its 07:45 and we should try to get away by 08:15am so that we are at Castle...
Forum: Owners Meets 9th October 2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big Boys Brekkie at the...

1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big Boys Brekkie at the Bolingbroke Arms
2. CtL +1 Big Boys Brekkie and room Friday night at Bolingbroke Arms (D2 S8)
3. HPsauce + 1 BBB@BA (unless my NSR window is still an...
Forum: Owners Meets 8th October 2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big Boys Brekkie at the...

1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big Boys Brekkie at the Bolingbroke Arms
2. CtL +1 Big Boys Brekkie and room Friday night at Bolingbroke Arms (D2 S8)
3. HPsauce + 1 BBB@BA (unless my NSR window is still an...
Forum: Owners Meets 8th October 2018, 07:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
+++ I'e whatapped you Andrew +++

+++ I'e whatapped you Andrew +++
Forum: Owners Meets 6th October 2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Awesome if you can Tjalling! If you need an...

Awesome if you can Tjalling!
If you need an overnight on the Friday night then you could do the same as Mike and stay at the pub where we are having breakfast the following morning.
Text me if you...
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 4th October 2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Found this - "LPG reaches the engine in a pure...

Found this -
"LPG reaches the engine in a pure gas form, resulting in improved combustion and eliminating the problem of engine oil dilution by unburned petrol. The oil stays cleaner for longer....
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 2nd October 2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 514
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Strangely my D3 which is LPG converted and puts...

Strangely my D3 which is LPG converted and puts out about 10% of normal emissions and flies through the MOT emissions test every year seems to be exempt from the ULEZ which requires Euro 4 engine,...
Forum: Owners Meets 26th September 2018, 09:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,073
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Hey Brian - wasn't that the same meet where you...

Hey Brian - wasn't that the same meet where you nearly choked to death eating your lunch? 😱😵
Forum: Owners Meets 26th September 2018, 06:55 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Come.on that man - wake up! The answer is but...

Come.on that man - wake up! The answer is but only 2 posts above your question!
Are you coming for a.Big Boys Brekkie and would you like any booking with Mark P for a splash and dry? 👍
Forum: Owners Meets 25th September 2018, 01:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,073
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Ah yes here you are breaking into another car! ...

Ah yes here you are breaking into another car! :tuttut:
Forum: Owners Meets 25th September 2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,073
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Im sure your D3 was there with its "drug dealer"...

Im sure your D3 was there with its "drug dealer" dark wheels again, this meet was after the xmas meet where we were caught "doing a deal" :ROFL:
Forum: Owners Meets 25th September 2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,073
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Wasnt that in the field at the Speech House Hotel...

Wasnt that in the field at the Speech House Hotel on the same meet?
I expect your buckets ruined Connor's shots lol :D
Forum: Owners Meets 25th September 2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,073
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Yes thats correct Mike and Myself stayed at the...

Yes thats correct Mike and Myself stayed at the Ferry hotel when we were reccying the Forest of Dean Annual Meet a few years back and also Tintern Abbey and Littledean Jail. The guy at Littledean...
Forum: Owners Meets 24th September 2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,073
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I found these 3 but I wish I hadnt found the...

I found these 3 but I wish I hadnt found the third one (Littledean Jail. . . Gulp!)
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 21st September 2018, 11:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,047
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I'd give Craig Nettleton a call at Auto Solutions...

I'd give Craig Nettleton a call at Auto Solutions - he's an auto locksmith who comes to some of our annual meets and sorts out keys for some of us -
try him on 07900-600548
or his website is...
Forum: Owners Meets 19th September 2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Club Stand Passes are sent to me about a week...

Club Stand Passes are sent to me about a week before and are free, so I can either hand those to you at the Big Boys Brekkie if youre meeting there or meet you at the gate if youre joining us later....
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 17th September 2018, 02:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,001
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I'm sure you can enable a pair of timers in the...

I'm sure you can enable a pair of timers in the HVAC section of the instruments using VCDS, just a matter of turning them on using the coding, at leeast if you've got no remote then that may be...
Forum: Owners Meets 17th September 2018, 02:15 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big Boys Brekkie at the...

1. Architex Ma8tey + 1 Big Boys Brekkie at the Bolingbroke Arms
2. CtL +1 Big Boys Brekkie and room Friday night at Bolingbroke Arms
3. HPsauce + 1 BBB@BA (unless my NSR window is still an issue!)...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 4th September 2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Thanks Andy will do +++

Thanks Andy will do +++
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 4th September 2018, 04:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I've got a feeling you go into this screen as if...

I've got a feeling you go into this screen as if setting up clock etc and select "setup MMI" tab then the data is shown somewhere in there (but don't quote me on it I dont have a D4 here at the...
Forum: Daily banter 4th September 2018, 03:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
I do find its actually cheaper to buy the wiper...

I do find its actually cheaper to buy the wiper blades for all of our 8's from Audi as genuine blades and get them fitted for free etc, its one of those strange things where buying them and doing it...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 4th September 2018, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
How about postage plus 10 to a charity of your...

How about postage plus 10 to a charity of your choice? +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 3rd September 2018, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Any idea how much you're looking for Andy? Always...

Any idea how much you're looking for Andy? Always interested in D3 bits if the price is right! +++
Forum: Daily banter 3rd September 2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,477
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Surely it should be TwoThirds 2800 = 66% or...

Surely it should be TwoThirds
2800 = 66% or 2/3 of 4200 :D
Forum: Owners Meets 3rd September 2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,548
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Its already in the events diary Andrew, and Mark...

Its already in the events diary Andrew, and Mark Ponting will be there from Early doors to clean cars, (altough hes now re-branded to marque2pro,co.uk)

List of interested attendees so far :

1....
Forum: Daily banter 3rd September 2018, 03:16 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,477
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Great! be good to see you. . . can I interest you...

Great! be good to see you. . . can I interest you in a Big Boys Brekkie at the Pub on the way there? we normally meet at 07:30am at the Bolingbroke Arms on the road to Purton (Nr Swindon) from...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd September 2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,477
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
Reffro! Youre alive!! +++ Are you coming to...

Reffro! Youre alive!! +++
Are you coming to ADI at Castle Combe this year?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st September 2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 763
Posted By Architex_mA8tey
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