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Forum: Daily banter 25th August 2021, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,319
Posted By Dezzy
Will be travelling up sometime early next week to...

Will be travelling up sometime early next week to Middlesborough. Will be there for a week, you can borrow my lead. It's the old type serial type so will need a laptop with that or a converter if...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 29th May 2020, 07:47 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,890
Posted By Dezzy
Traders 8? Could be up there again next week if...

Traders 8? Could be up there again next week if you want them picked up
Forum: Daily banter 25th May 2020, 12:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,465
Posted By Dezzy
I'm back, for the 3rd time since Dec. Just wanted...

I'm back, for the 3rd time since Dec. Just wanted to say thanks for the advice.
Currently staying in Yarm and can recommend Leboneat for feeding. Obviously not eaten in or been able to try any...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 27th April 2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 25,180
Posted By Dezzy
:ROFL: It really is that easy, the difficult bit...

:ROFL: It really is that easy, the difficult bit is the bit missed in the video, the extraction isn't too bad but getting it back in i found wasn't quite as easy as, bang done. There is a bit missing...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 23rd March 2020, 07:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,877
Posted By Dezzy
We've just gone to Airband 25 notes a month. But...

We've just gone to Airband 25 notes a month. But you might be too valleyised and tree bound to get it.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 6th March 2020, 09:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,853
Posted By Dezzy
They get sticky, I used to have to flick the...

They get sticky, I used to have to flick the quadrant thingy the cable is attached to on the drivers side one to get it to unstick before closing the bonnet.

have a look down the holes the bonnet...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 3rd March 2020, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,423
Posted By Dezzy
Is it a UK mobile phone number?

Is it a UK mobile phone number?
Forum: Daily banter 26th February 2020, 02:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,216
Posted By Dezzy
Does it work on Range Rovers

Does it work on Range Rovers
Forum: Owners Meets 25th February 2020, 11:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 16,934
Posted By Dezzy
and I think we've just worked out where they...

and I think we've just worked out where they ended up mate, light fingers MA8tey and nickabottle HP

I remember walking back down the road with Anairs both of us swigging away at a bottle "and...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 19th February 2020, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,558
Posted By Dezzy
They're tough to weld and make it look pretty....

They're tough to weld and make it look pretty. Think the ones I had cut were 6 or 8 thk so didn't need the edge prep.

I've not had much luck with laser people, getting back is too much trouble,...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 19th February 2020, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,558
Posted By Dezzy
Hey you. You should have said, think I...

Hey you.


You should have said, think I have some more somewhere, I had them lasered, with the small holes :p
Forum: Daily banter 28th January 2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,621
Posted By Dezzy
What are we looking like damage wise? bumper,...

What are we looking like damage wise? bumper, headlight, grill and a crumpled bonnet, any photos?

Not a A8 sadist, just interested in knowing what it would take to get it back on the road.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 22nd January 2020, 12:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,840
Posted By Dezzy
Well described A

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Audi-A8-Quattro-/114053291953?hash=item1a8e1b1fb1%3Ag%3ADeEAAOSw1z9eE3MA&nma=true&si=m6QJ0ZJ62tPhiVKQQnpPhbKvNqE%253D&orig_cvip=true&nordt=true&rt=nc&_trksid=p2047675.l2557
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 15th January 2020, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,186
Posted By Dezzy
I'm sure I mentioned that. The holes issue...

I'm sure I mentioned that.

The holes issue is not a problem as long as there is a hole. I use a 6mm dia hole in 42.2 o/d heavy tube ships hand rails, drilled on the underside of tube right where...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th January 2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,186
Posted By Dezzy
Galvo process is a caustic bath, rinse, pickle,...

Galvo process is a caustic bath, rinse, pickle, rinse, flux, galvo dip.
From memory the zink bath is around 500c

We know the areas they tend to go, and as they seam to rot from the inside out we...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 8th January 2020, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,186
Posted By Dezzy
Tread carefully with hot dip galvo, it's hot,...

Tread carefully with hot dip galvo, it's hot, really hot and can cause deformation. I'm fairly familiar with the sub frames can from memory they have holes everywhere and that's good as it'll explode...
Forum: Daily banter 17th December 2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,103
Posted By Dezzy
I think it should qualify as a, plug in hybrid

I think it should qualify as a, plug in hybrid
Forum: D2 - Transmission 8th December 2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 24,623
Posted By Dezzy
I don't think it'll be tramping Jim, for this to...

I don't think it'll be tramping Jim, for this to happen it would ned to be gripping hard and slipping slightly that then causes the suspension to bounce slightly, grip, slip, bounce, grip, slip,...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 2nd December 2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,786
Posted By Dezzy
+++

+++
Forum: Daily banter 2nd December 2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,465
Posted By Dezzy
I'm north east again

I'm in South Shields staying but the ship has berthed in Tees. I have a hotel till Weds and need to book something else closer, so Middlesbo or similar. Anyone local have some input. I've been told...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 2nd December 2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 82,131
Posted By Dezzy
Awesome, that's made my day. Didn't think to cut...

Awesome, that's made my day. Didn't think to cut the blot instead of the CAR! :tuttut:
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 26th November 2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,141
Posted By Dezzy
Don't. I was being really good

Don't. I was being really good
Forum: Daily banter 26th November 2019, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,392
Posted By Dezzy
tongue out, drooling, green eyed emoji. Well done...

tongue out, drooling, green eyed emoji. Well done Brian, enjoy!
Forum: D2 - Lights 25th November 2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,056
Posted By Dezzy
well, I got out and got under and the problem is...

well, I got out and got under and the problem is the circular dipped beam light which has a peculiar connector at the back , just a wire bracket or similar

any idea what exactly this is ?

If...
Forum: Daily banter 29th October 2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,009
Posted By Dezzy
:eek: but it was like this? ...

:eek:

but it was like this?
http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=22294&stc=1&d=1572344805



Alright there, Conan Mcrae
Forum: Alternative Fuels 29th October 2019, 09:10 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 51,788
Posted By Dezzy
Big install given the go ahead near you Ian,...

Big install given the go ahead near you Ian, Dogger Bank is a huge install that hopefully for me will need multiple ships mobilised, this in turn will be supplying you your clean electric (after 25...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 24th October 2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 82,131
Posted By Dezzy
You should have said yes

You should have said yes
Forum: Alternative Fuels 22nd October 2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 51,788
Posted By Dezzy
If you're looking to convert the 8 to battery and...

If you're looking to convert the 8 to battery and motors in the future this thread is helpful. Also this Forum is not just for 8's but the 8 community or that's was my understanding, hence the...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th October 2019, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,352
Posted By Dezzy
Is the 4.75 or 3/16" in old money not 5mm O/D...

Is the 4.75 or 3/16" in old money not 5mm O/D when coated with the back plastic stuff?

Anyhoo I wouldn't worry about the .25 of a mm and just use Cuni or copper.

If you really wanted coated...
Forum: Daily banter 10th October 2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 16,296
Posted By Dezzy
"what's it like on petrol?" It loves...

"what's it like on petrol?"

It loves it!
Forum: Alternative Fuels 3rd October 2019, 11:56 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 51,788
Posted By Dezzy
Very nice Ian congrats. +++ It is still powered...

Very nice Ian congrats. +++
It is still powered via fossil fuel though. But you are right it is the future.
Forum: A4/S4 B6 26th September 2019, 08:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,895
Posted By Dezzy
Ha ha, yeah come on Manno you know the rules

Ha ha, yeah come on Manno you know the rules
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 26th September 2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,050
Posted By Dezzy
:ROFL: looking forward to seeing it outside.

:ROFL: looking forward to seeing it outside.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 25th September 2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 9,050
Posted By Dezzy
Merlin S8

this one is the highest miler I've seen to date.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Audi-S8-Facelifted-D2-comfortable-and-potent-performance-saloon/123917049961?hash=item1cda082069:g:-P0AAOSwd5VdiPOI
Forum: Daily banter 25th September 2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,188
Posted By Dezzy
+++ just to note it's always worth asking on here...

+++ just to note it's always worth asking on here too if anyone is close or passing by, as I went past fairly close yesterday. I did think about popping in just to see if there was anything left of T8
Forum: Daily banter 25th September 2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,188
Posted By Dezzy
yep, in some cases it takes lees than that. New...

yep, in some cases it takes lees than that. New door from Audi, strip down rebuild, paint..... cha ching
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 29th August 2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,633
Posted By Dezzy
Sorry mate you're right it was a bit harsh:o Also...

Sorry mate you're right it was a bit harsh:o Also wasn't fair to Paul for a "for sale post" I apologise +++

The 8 looks nice btw

I can give details of a couple of decent self found eateries in...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 26th August 2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,633
Posted By Dezzy
Probably no one in that area willing to speak out...

Probably no one in that area willing to speak out tbh, I remember a couple of months ago asking if there was anything around as I was visiting for work, but nothing. Maybe try advertising somewhere...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 26th August 2019, 07:41 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 25,868
Posted By Dezzy
Ffs ainars, must be save able on a shoe string. ...

Ffs ainars, must be save able on a shoe string.
Just out of interest what happens when the 4 speed is coupled to the S?
Forum: Owners Meets 21st August 2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 16,010
Posted By Dezzy
Land Rover :yippee:

Land Rover :yippee:
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 7th August 2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,312
Posted By Dezzy
Thanks mate +++

Thanks mate +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th August 2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,312
Posted By Dezzy
Neil would be a love and pick mine up for me and...

Neil would be a love and pick mine up for me and we'll sort out the rest later? I can pay you pounds or in duck eggs, what ever you'd prefer.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th August 2019, 07:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,312
Posted By Dezzy
I'm in too please Roberto

I'm in too please Roberto
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 11th July 2019, 08:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,257
Posted By Dezzy
Did you drop the tank in the end? I also had a...

Did you drop the tank in the end? I also had a vapour leak, from the offside after a muppet replaced the fuel pump, ran out at a quarter as you know. I tried reseating the whole assembly and posted...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 8th July 2019, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,364
Posted By Dezzy
Post Nice colour, glws

Nice colour, glws
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 4th July 2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,737
Posted By Dezzy
You have a breather problem somewhere and it's...

You have a breather problem somewhere and it's building too much pressure.

If you post more detail like what engine it is, MJ i'm sure will know the likely candidates to look for
Forum: Daily banter 3rd July 2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,360
Posted By Dezzy
Noise camera eh, that's some invention that. Soon...

Noise camera eh, that's some invention that. Soon everyone will want one of those, just imagine being able to record both vision and sound, wow man that's alien tech right there
Forum: Daily banter 26th June 2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,537
Posted By Dezzy
G-clamp?

G-clamp?
Forum: Daily banter 25th June 2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,275
Posted By Dezzy
Oh sorry I thought that's what the button is by...

Oh sorry I thought that's what the button is by your thumb in the pic.
Forum: Daily banter 25th June 2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,275
Posted By Dezzy
It doesn't look like a steam loco in there so...

It doesn't look like a steam loco in there so must be a real job. Just think those people working on the Puffing Billy line have a fire box to do TOAST on but 27litres gets a button.
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