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Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 28th April 2021, 06:40 PM
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Posted By jonnypym123
Hi Kaz, I've got 25mm front and back to allow...

Hi Kaz, I've got 25mm front and back to allow clearance for the calipers and bola wheels I've got on, heres a photo
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 12th April 2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,193
Posted By jonnypym123
Hi Jimster that's another job I need to do clean...

Hi Jimster that's another job I need to do clean the muck out of the channels kind of been putting it off haha. But your right worth tending to before it comes a problem. Since the leak from...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 29th March 2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,583
Posted By jonnypym123
I'd hang onto it Chris if you can, can you sorn?...

I'd hang onto it Chris if you can, can you sorn? I reckon 5 years time it'll be worth twice the price. Value of our cars is so low in the current climate, I would think it can only increase in value,...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 19th March 2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,193
Posted By jonnypym123
This is now fixed turns out when there was the...

This is now fixed turns out when there was the badly sealed screen a small amount of moisture still in the cabin inside the car, autoglass did the dye test after the reseal and all is good, I just...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 5th February 2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,193
Posted By jonnypym123
That's a steal at £7 a piece haha, some crazy...

That's a steal at £7 a piece haha, some crazy prices but I might just have to get them cheers for the part number. I did some digging in the boot to try and find the problem, the outer tail light...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 31st January 2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,193
Posted By jonnypym123
Thants gents the picture is stock from when I...

Thants gents the picture is stock from when I googled them, the circular covers I'm looking for are the ones in this photo to the right near the boot seal, I'll be checking the seals tomorrow. Nie on...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 31st January 2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,193
Posted By jonnypym123
Audi A8 D3 rear tail light bolt caps/covers

Hi guys does anyone know either the part number or where I can get the rear tail light bolt caps/cover?

I have a bit of a condensation freezing issue inside the car and think it might be coming...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 30th November 2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,705
Posted By jonnypym123
Thanks for putting up a photo, it's the one I've...

Thanks for putting up a photo, it's the one I've got on at the moment, I'm looking for the later one with chrome strips.
Cheers
Jonny
Forum: D3 - Lights 30th November 2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By jonnypym123
They're just badly designed I think with minimal...

They're just badly designed I think with minimal beading and brittle plastic, I used tiniest amound of clear glue to hold the facia in place then sealed it all up, all good, worth catching early as...
Forum: D3 - Lights 29th November 2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,158
Posted By jonnypym123
Rear light condensation problem fixed (hopefully)

After buying a new rear inner light combo in september 2019 I thought I wouldn't have the dreaded condensation problems again. I decided to hopefully fix it once and for all. So I removed the unit...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 29th November 2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,705
Posted By jonnypym123
Hi limoncello do you have a photo thanks? ...

Hi limoncello do you have a photo thanks?

Jonny
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 21st November 2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,585
Posted By jonnypym123
I did these tests when I first got mine using...

I did these tests when I first got mine using vcds 0-60 was 6.2s at 300hp, after remap at 340 0-60 was 5.6s, did 3 runs each test, all done with esp on. I think the stock figures were never real...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 12th November 2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,832
Posted By jonnypym123
I'm doing a second part to this job if anyone is...

I'm doing a second part to this job if anyone is remotely interested and has nothing better to do in lockdown :D now the egrs are closed and blanked next job is the swirl flaps, got a delete kit from...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 9th November 2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,058
Posted By jonnypym123
I've attached the dyno graph, it has always made...

I've attached the dyno graph, it has always made me wonder how the torque went to 866nm peak but hp was only 340hp peak, surely this would have increase proportionatly who knows. I did at the time of...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 9th November 2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,058
Posted By jonnypym123
Intresting stuff, I might be downloading WinOLS...

Intresting stuff, I might be downloading WinOLS and taking a look. I had my A8 4.2tdi D3 remapped on stock hardware and was down on power on the dyno 300hp 630nm took it to the Perfomance Centre in...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th September 2020, 06:05 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 774
Posted By jonnypym123
Audi A8 D3 4.2tdi Left & Right DPFs £175 in postage

Audi A8 D3 Left & Right DPFs £175 in postage taken from 4.2tdi
...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 6th September 2020, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,763
Posted By jonnypym123
Thanks gents, that pdf is a life saver! cutting...

Thanks gents, that pdf is a life saver! cutting probably the easiest option like you say, that document is going to be handy even if I just lift the console to cut
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 5th September 2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,763
Posted By jonnypym123
Removal and refit of floor carpet anyone?

Currently on a mission to restore my A8 D3 SWB interior, seats are getting sorted, only thing letting me down is the faded grey carpet with a hole in it, so I'm considering either buying a carpet...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 3rd September 2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,832
Posted By jonnypym123
Well apart from being quite a mucky job I thought...

Well apart from being quite a mucky job I thought it was well worth it, I knew the upper inlet manifold was dirty as sin after cleaning my anti shudders. So I decided to fit a nice clean upper...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 2nd September 2020, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,146
Posted By jonnypym123
Had the september 2006 reg 3.0tdi with downturned...

Had the september 2006 reg 3.0tdi with downturned pipes, welded on, had them removed and custom straight pipes fitted. Currently have 4.2tdi march 2006 which had downturned not welded though, then I...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 2nd September 2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,832
Posted By jonnypym123
Got this job done last weekend, its not too bad....

Got this job done last weekend, its not too bad. loads of egr and pcv deposits in the manifold, that won't happen again now :D swapped over with a porsche cayenne manifold that i ported the inlet all...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 25th July 2020, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,461
Posted By jonnypym123
Nice idea would be handy, I have a usb adaptor at...

Nice idea would be handy, I have a usb adaptor at the moment. Plenty of times I've needed a flat surface for a large bottle and no place to put it but the floor, plus just looks tidier
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 25th July 2020, 05:51 PM
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Views: 2,461
Posted By jonnypym123
Phone cradle removal tray upgrade

Both the D3 I owned had the phone cradle in the tray, it's bugged me since I got them and totally spoils a lovely car, the easiest upgrade you'll do on a D3, buy a tray with no hole thanks to...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 7th May 2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,832
Posted By jonnypym123
Plenum Manifold removal 4.2tdi

Since I've got some holiday lined up and can't go anywhere I've been working on the car, has anyone removed the air plenum manifold before on the 4.2tdi? going to replace the manifold with a nice...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 2nd May 2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,564
Posted By jonnypym123
Thanks for the heads up

Thanks for the heads up
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 2nd May 2020, 08:53 AM
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Views: 3,564
Posted By jonnypym123
D4 boot liner in D3 will it fit?

My D3 boot is starting to look like its been used as a dumper truck, anyone using a D4 boot liner in a D3? I've had the standard issue D3 liner you find one ebay in my last car and the rubberised...
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 25th April 2020, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,968
Posted By jonnypym123
Think I've fixed this battery recode using exide...

Think I've fixed this battery recode using exide battery brand instead of varta
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 22nd April 2020, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,968
Posted By jonnypym123
yeah Steamship I tried coding it a few times...

yeah Steamship I tried coding it a few times incrementing the current battery which was coded as a varta it accepts the code but I've been getting a battery drain on a new battery goes down to 10%....
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 22nd April 2020, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,968
Posted By jonnypym123
Battery coding VCDS

I have a VCDS battery coding question for one of you wise people, after coding my battery part 4E0915105A the code is accepted but it seems as if the battery I've coded is second to another battery...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 11th February 2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,948
Posted By jonnypym123
Sounds like you've got a dilemma there Chris, or...

Sounds like you've got a dilemma there Chris, or just keep both +++
the w12 has a load more hp however I'm guessing here the weight and less torque put it on par roughly performance wise with the...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 10th February 2020, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,948
Posted By jonnypym123
Hi Chris, just at the rear, cats and dpfs still...

Hi Chris, just at the rear, cats and dpfs still in place(I'd love to get shot of them as well tbh), weighted the backboxes as well 14.5kg in total!

I've previously owned the D3 3.0tdi and had this...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 5th February 2020, 08:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,948
Posted By jonnypym123
Talking As tempting as a popcorn limiter is snapdragon it...

As tempting as a popcorn limiter is snapdragon it might just land me with an ASBO:ROFL: I've heard it on a D4 tdi sound pretty brutal, the things we tinker with!
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 5th February 2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,948
Posted By jonnypym123
Feedback 4.2tdi backboxes removal findings! All good

Ok guys thought I'd give some feedback to anyone interested on what I found with tuning the D3 4.2tdi and removing its back boxes.

I got her last May after having a nasty crash in April in my...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 24th November 2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,020
Posted By jonnypym123
Thanks mate, looks like an awkward place to...

Thanks mate, looks like an awkward place to access, damn! Might be a weekend job I reckon
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 24th November 2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,020
Posted By jonnypym123
Map sensor location? Audi A8 4.2tdi D3

Anyone know the location of the Map sensor on the D3 4.2tdi?
Just out of curiosity. I had a search but couldn't locate it, probably right in front of me, any help appreciated.

Cheers,
Jonny
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 15th October 2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,388
Posted By jonnypym123
Thanks Gents, ah wobble bolts I've heard of these...

Thanks Gents, ah wobble bolts I've heard of these before after a quick google seems like a decent alternative and cheaper I might add, MJ your right I'd probably negate the saving with pcd adaptors,...
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 15th October 2019, 06:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,388
Posted By jonnypym123
PCD Adaptors anyone?

I'm want to get some new alloys for the A8 but rather than just forking out for the 5x112 size which is around £300 more I'm looking to fit 5x114.3 wheels to 5x112 A8 hub, does anyone have any...
Forum: Daily banter 4th October 2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,835
Posted By jonnypym123
I can imagine, It's certainly a head turner. Most...

I can imagine, It's certainly a head turner. Most D4s I've seen on the road are black
Forum: Daily banter 3rd October 2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 10,835
Posted By jonnypym123
It would be rude not to exceed 160mph in Germany...

It would be rude not to exceed 160mph in Germany :D I'm liking the new 8 Ray I have not seen one in that colour do you think it's an exclusive colour?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 3rd October 2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,585
Posted By jonnypym123
Mpg has stayed the same at 32mpg on at 52 mile...

Mpg has stayed the same at 32mpg on at 52 mile round trip each day, mixed roads with traffic but I'm happy with that as long as it's faster now :D
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 3rd October 2019, 05:01 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,585
Posted By jonnypym123
5.6s 0-60 I'm happy with that, prior the remap it...

5.6s 0-60 I'm happy with that, prior the remap it was 6.2s
I took it just over 60 on the same stretch of road 2 runs each way with traction on
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 3rd October 2019, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,585
Posted By jonnypym123
Thursday,03,October,2019,17:51:18:46565 Control...

Thursday,03,October,2019,17:51:18:46565
Control Module Part Number: 4E1 910 409 A Component and/or Version: 4.2L V8TDI G000AGMª0070

Metric units
0 to 100 km/h: 6.0 +- 0.34s
400m: 23.2 +-...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 1st October 2019, 04:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,585
Posted By jonnypym123
I like your thinking John +++ I'll post one...

I like your thinking John +++
I'll post one soon, stock at 298.7hp/630nm was 6.2 +-.3s
.3s accurate so gives a good indicator
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 30th September 2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,585
Posted By jonnypym123
Talking It was £324 bud, I was quite impressed with the...

It was £324 bud, I was quite impressed with the perfomance centre, they did a diagnostic and a few rolling road tests before starting the tune to get a baseline. The place I went to a months back BTG...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 29th September 2019, 04:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,585
Posted By jonnypym123
Finally had the car remapped at the Perfomance...

Finally had the car remapped at the Perfomance Centre in Sunderland on Saturday little bit down on power 298hp/630nm but they managed to get it up to 340hp/866nm. I was a bit disappointed in the...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 29th August 2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,028
Posted By jonnypym123
Audi A8 3.0tdi rear silencers and exhaust tips x2 £40 inc del

Audi A8 3.0tdi rear silencers and exhaust tips x2 £40 inc del
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/133076982244
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 29th August 2019, 07:21 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 961
Posted By jonnypym123
Audi A8 genuine 4.2tdi exhaust tips £15 in delivery

Audi A8 4.2tdi exhaust tips 15 quid inc delivery
Good if youve got scuffed ones and need to replace, they will clean up well
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/133078513949
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 29th August 2019, 07:14 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 902
Posted By jonnypym123
Audi A8 D3 front brake discs 360mm x2 £40 pair inc del

Audi A8 D3 front brake discs 360mm x2 £40 the pair inc delivery

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/133146596492
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 15th August 2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 11,585
Posted By jonnypym123
Made some progress on trying to determine id my...

Made some progress on trying to determine id my D3 4.2tdi has been remapped, 6
Did a VCDS Acceleration 0-60 test tonight, quite a good feature. From the results it looks pretty stock to me 0 to 60...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 22nd July 2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,044
Posted By jonnypym123
Yeah I've got it on, I checked with it off, just...

Yeah I've got it on, I checked with it off, just seems to go down sequencially, wonder if other people have had a similar experience. It was remapped prior me buying it but I'm sure it would benefit...
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