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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 9th October 2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 618
Posted By Conquistador
Love the interior, nice spec, 20" Cantona wheels...

Love the interior, nice spec, 20" Cantona wheels too - that's a quarter of the value of the car there all day long if they're straight and clean.

Bit rough around the edges but you'd be getting an...
Forum: Motormouth 4th October 2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 671
Posted By Conquistador
Very nice! Red is best for a Ducati +++ Sold my...

Very nice! Red is best for a Ducati +++ Sold my S8 a few months ago and switched back to two wheels as my main form of transport. Really got my eyes on a Multistrada at the moment to do some...
Forum: Daily banter 21st August 2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 278
Posted By Conquistador
Audi AMI Apple lead 10

I am indeed currently A8/S8-less and on 2 wheels, although it has an engine and excites +++

I'm coming across some odd bits and pieces I've amassed over the years of A8 ownership and one such item...
Forum: Daily banter 21st August 2019, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,073
Posted By Conquistador
All New RS 6 Avant

All-new RS 6 Avant gains more power from a V8 twin-turbo TFSI and adds MHEV drive and fully digital cabin integrating MMI Touch Response

- Fourth generation high-performance Avant available to...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 7th July 2019, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,592
Posted By Conquistador
Car sold and picked up today. The new owner...

Car sold and picked up today.

The new owner found the forum and joined just to message me so he may be along soon +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 5th July 2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,779
Posted By Conquistador
Not at that price it's not!

Not at that price it's not!
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 2nd July 2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,216
Posted By Conquistador
Black? :Confused: Is there a part number...

Black? :Confused:

Is there a part number and sticker on the back, providing they're original mats.
Forum: Daily banter 2nd July 2019, 11:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,445
Posted By Conquistador
D5 S8 pictures and full info

http://i68.tinypic.com/9u2k43.jpg

http://i66.tinypic.com/30ushs8.jpg

http://i66.tinypic.com/20qe4h5.jpg

http://i67.tinypic.com/rgy05y.jpg

http://i64.tinypic.com/iq94s1.jpg
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th June 2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,592
Posted By Conquistador
Thanks for the messages and comments so far. ...

Thanks for the messages and comments so far.

I am happy to reduce the price to 9,995 for forum users before sticking it on Autotrader. As I say, it's been difficult to price as there aren't many...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 25th June 2019, 10:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,592
Posted By Conquistador
Thanks. Yeah, I had the D2 and D3 in the same...

Thanks. Yeah, I had the D2 and D3 in the same colour for a while, so who knows what I'll be back with :ROFL:

http://i64.tinypic.com/2i73ayr.jpg
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 24th June 2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,592
Posted By Conquistador
FOR SALE: 2007/57 D3 S8 Aqua Blue Pearl, High Spec

I’ve finally come to terms with selling my S8 and would naturally like to offer it to those on the forum before any old person buys it via the usual sale sites. I’ve unexpectedly had to pay out for a...
Forum: Owners Meets 14th June 2019, 01:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,353
Posted By Conquistador
Many thanks to Michaela for showing us around,...

Many thanks to Michaela for showing us around, thanks to those who did the reccy'ing, and David at A8 Parts.

Drove through Dartmoor on the way there and back, stopping at The Tank Museum for a...
Forum: Owners Meets 4th June 2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,079
Posted By Conquistador
For those travelling from the East/South East or...

For those travelling from the East/South East or even around Exeter, if you want some nice driving roads instead of solid driving along the A30, can I suggest you drive SW through Dartmoor Park,...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 29th May 2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 889
Posted By Conquistador
Not that it's of much use, but here is where the...

Not that it's of much use, but here is where the sunroof drain tubes run and what it looks like behind the roof panels (not mine btw).

http://i66.tinypic.com/ny7k83.jpg
...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 29th May 2019, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 850
Posted By Conquistador
Those new wheels look nice Ray. How much are you...

Those new wheels look nice Ray. How much are you wanting for the old set anyway?
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 28th May 2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,839
Posted By Conquistador
I've seen endless 56 plate S8s, don't ever recall...

I've seen endless 56 plate S8s, don't ever recall seeing an 06 plate S8 but there might be a couple floating around. Ian/IT could be the one to correctly advise on this subject.
Forum: Daily banter 21st May 2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 882
Posted By Conquistador
Brought back memories of my juddering brakes when...

Brought back memories of my juddering brakes when he dropped the D2's anchor in the final test :ROFL:
Forum: Owners Meets 20th May 2019, 01:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,906
Posted By Conquistador
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: Owners Meets 20th May 2019, 01:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,523
Posted By Conquistador
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: Owners Meets 20th May 2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,079
Posted By Conquistador
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 20th April 2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 8,058
Posted By Conquistador
MJ - 1x double, Friday & Saturday Neil...

MJ - 1x double, Friday & Saturday
Neil (Architex_matey) - 1x Single, Friday & Saturday, Thursday night at New Inn, Coleford
Mike (CtL) - 1x double, Friday & Saturday
David (A8parts) - 2x superior...
Forum: Owners Meets 20th April 2019, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,079
Posted By Conquistador
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 20th April 2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,523
Posted By Conquistador
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 16th April 2019, 05:17 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,534
Posted By Conquistador
It's missing two cylinders +++

It's missing two cylinders +++
Forum: Spotless 16th April 2019, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,754
Posted By Conquistador
They never seem to be as fluffy as they are brand...

They never seem to be as fluffy as they are brand new, and it's advisable to wash them before first use but in reality, nobody ever does because they feel so big and fluffy out of the bag. It's best...
Forum: Daily banter 16th April 2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,534
Posted By Conquistador
I'm looking out for them all the time, and Dean's...

I'm looking out for them all the time, and Dean's above is the one to have. Correct colour and engine, excellent spec and nice and clean.
Forum: Daily banter 15th April 2019, 04:18 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,534
Posted By Conquistador
Good God, don't get the auto - it's bloody awful....

Good God, don't get the auto - it's bloody awful. You could brew a tea in the time the gearbox takes to change between gears. Manual tranny all the way in an Abarth 500.
Forum: Daily banter 15th April 2019, 04:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,534
Posted By Conquistador
A6 Allroad 3.0 TDI? 5k just about gets you into...

A6 Allroad 3.0 TDI? 5k just about gets you into a C6 but you won't find one with less than 100,000 miles for that. Interesting car nonetheless, it's on my list to own.
Forum: Spotless 15th April 2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,754
Posted By Conquistador
That's the one I've got and can report that it's...

That's the one I've got and can report that it's pretty good. It was on offer at Halfords a while ago. You simply show it some water and it hungrily slurps it up. Of course, keeping them fluffy and...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 15th April 2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,333
Posted By Conquistador
Come to think of it I did think there should be...

Come to think of it I did think there should be clip or something to secure and tighten the rubber plug - it detached with no effort at all.
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 15th April 2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,333
Posted By Conquistador
The thick foam underneath the passenger carpet...

The thick foam underneath the passenger carpet saturated with stagnant water, and a slight damp humid smell in the cabin now and then. Needs a good period of warm dry weather to air and dry it out...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 14th April 2019, 09:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,754
Posted By Conquistador
Here's the option in the MMI. ...

Here's the option in the MMI.

http://i65.tinypic.com/11qs4kl.jpg
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 14th April 2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,333
Posted By Conquistador
So this must be the telephone module in question,...

So this must be the telephone module in question, with the aforementioned large plug.

http://i63.tinypic.com/v58k06.jpg


And a picture of the scary amount of electronics under the passenger...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 8th April 2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,754
Posted By Conquistador
It's certainly not listed as an optional extra in...

It's certainly not listed as an optional extra in either the 06 brochure or 09 facelift brochure but in the time/date settings within the MMI, there is the option to change between quartz and radio...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 4th April 2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,436
Posted By Conquistador
I emailed about service history, gearbox etc. and...

I emailed about service history, gearbox etc. and was told it has part service history and they will get back to me about the gearbox history. That was last week.
Forum: Daily banter 27th March 2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 839
Posted By Conquistador
There does seem to be a lot of 'apparently...',...

There does seem to be a lot of 'apparently...', 'basically...', and 'I heard that...' on this subject.

Has anybody seen or heard official statements or guidelines of the planned introduction of...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 20th March 2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,868
Posted By Conquistador
Yeah, I'm the same on eBay, skeptical of sale...

Yeah, I'm the same on eBay, skeptical of sale items until they're signed, sealed and delivered.

Anyway, back on track, any pictures of the subject car yet?? You're more likely to get a hassle-free...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 12th March 2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,868
Posted By Conquistador
Sounds nice, high price but high spec. Any...

Sounds nice, high price but high spec.

Any pictures?
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Conquistador
Bit of a challenge I would imagine :ROFL: ...

Bit of a challenge I would imagine :ROFL:

But does this signify the end of Audi using the V10? Will the all new R8 use the highly tuned 4.0 TFSI V8??
Forum: Daily banter 1st March 2019, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 510
Posted By Conquistador
Audi R8 V10 'Decennium' - Ten years of the V10 engine

The release of the brand new R8 is imminent but Audi have managed to desperately squeeze out more limited edition version of the current model, this time to celebrate 10 years of the V10 engine being...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 15th February 2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 879
Posted By Conquistador
Yeah, as rare as a nun in a bikini and you'd be...

Yeah, as rare as a nun in a bikini and you'd be looking at probably 900-1000 for a nice clean set.

I bought a whole D3 before just to have the Cantonas off it. The car was knackered so I sold...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 6th February 2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,466
Posted By Conquistador
The main undertray from Audi is hellishly...

The main undertray from Audi is hellishly expensive, around 300 (for the S8 anyway), but the wheel arch liners are surprisingly cheap - 17 when I got one of the fronts recently so it's worth...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th January 2019, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,039
Posted By Conquistador
Simply to rule it out, have you checked under the...

Simply to rule it out, have you checked under the front carpets for any water ingress from blocked sunroof drains?
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th January 2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,039
Posted By Conquistador
I've had the interior lights pulsing every so...

I've had the interior lights pulsing every so slightly in mine for a while, and a new battery is on my shopping list.

When I had my [well documented] oil leak one of the techs managed to change...
Forum: Daily banter 4th January 2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 708
Posted By Conquistador
What an adventure. :ROFL: I urge you all to...

What an adventure. :ROFL:

I urge you all to go driving around the Alps for a few days though if you haven't experienced it. It's a grueling day of driving 1,000+ miles driving from the UK if you...
Forum: Daily banter 12th December 2018, 01:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By Conquistador
I tinkered with something I found in VCDS on mine...

I tinkered with something I found in VCDS on mine which removes any limiter and thought I wouldn't ever get a chance to test the 155mph buffer, but on the German trip in August I got to 177mph...
Forum: Daily banter 12th December 2018, 09:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,258
Posted By Conquistador
Yep, that is full hard braking if he dropped...

Yep, that is full hard braking if he dropped anchor at 151mph just before the camera!

The man needs his licence torn up though. We all like speed but doing that on UK roads is deplorable.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 6th December 2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,429
Posted By Conquistador
I've got 78/hour in my head but give them a call...

I've got 78/hour in my head but give them a call to be sure, as I can't confirm.

They've had plenty of D2s and D3s in there so know what they are doing. They're honest, nice guys and have a good...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 5th December 2018, 12:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,429
Posted By Conquistador
Yep that sounds like it. Within the V and running...

Yep that sounds like it. Within the V and running forwards then dripping down on the undertray is how mine was described. I'll try and find the invoice at home later and find a part number or...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 27th November 2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,207
Posted By Conquistador
The short answer is yes, you can. And the max....

The short answer is yes, you can. And the max. towing weight is 2,300kg
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