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Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 30th November 2021, 12:53 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,548
Posted By Stromaluski
I've been slowly replacing the rear subframe in...

I've been slowly replacing the rear subframe in my S8 due to rust issues on the original subframe. One thing I have figured out is that it was designed to be assembled outside the car and then...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 10th August 2021, 11:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 21,406
Posted By Stromaluski
Guy on facebook swapped one of the 4.0tt engines...

Guy on facebook swapped one of the 4.0tt engines into an Audi Quattro.

https://www.facebook.com/40ttAudiCoupeQuattro/
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd June 2021, 05:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,548
Posted By Stromaluski
Thanks for the info!

Thanks for the info!
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd June 2021, 12:41 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,548
Posted By Stromaluski
Question here. From what I've read, I can simply...

Question here. From what I've read, I can simply use the entire D3 bracket/bushings rather than modifying the D2 bracket to accept the D3 bushings? Is that true?
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 5th June 2021, 08:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,548
Posted By Stromaluski
Googling part numbers today, I found that...

Googling part numbers today, I found that Powerflex makes a urethane version of this as it's shared with B5 and C5.
...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 2nd June 2021, 03:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,492
Posted By Stromaluski
034Motorsports Adjustable Upper Control Arms

034 is making another batch of adjustable upper control arms for D2s, in case anybody is interested. They just listed the pre-order on their website.
...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 25th May 2021, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,796
Posted By Stromaluski
Covercraft makes sun shades that are specific to...

Covercraft makes sun shades that are specific to different cars that are nice. I've had one for a few different cars, including my Audi. They're nice. I would recommend them.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 19th May 2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,548
Posted By Stromaluski
Looking at a parts diagram, it looks like the D2...

Looking at a parts diagram, it looks like the D2 rear subframe bushings are different forward vs rearward (4D0505145M for the front vs 4D0505145L for the back). Are the D3 bushings the same for the...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 13th May 2021, 02:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,107
Posted By Stromaluski
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 11th May 2021, 02:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,107
Posted By Stromaluski
Do you sell those?

Do you sell those?
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 10th May 2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 8,107
Posted By Stromaluski
One of my wiper spindles looked like this, with...

One of my wiper spindles looked like this, with one of the bushing seized to it. I replaced the entire linkage with one from a parts car that was better, but still very much not great. I will...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 6th May 2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,548
Posted By Stromaluski
Small update here. Googling Lemforder 27312...

Small update here. Googling Lemforder 27312 didn't really give me any decent results. If I googled Lemforder 2731201, though, I was able to find the bushing mentioned. +++
Forum: D2 - Everything else 28th February 2021, 09:58 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,230
Posted By Stromaluski
The month/year will be listed on the VIN sticker...

The month/year will be listed on the VIN sticker on your driver door jamb.
Forum: Daily banter 21st February 2021, 11:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,521
Posted By Stromaluski
If it makes you feel better, I'm struggling just...

If it makes you feel better, I'm struggling just as hard with our corrado. If it were my car, it would have been a parts car. But it's my wife's car, so I don't really have that option.

I spent...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 16th February 2021, 11:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 12,256
Posted By Stromaluski
Guess I should have jumped on it while I had the...

Guess I should have jumped on it while I had the chance. Now they don't list any of them. And Audi Tradition doesn't show any either. Glad I don't actually need one yet.
Forum: D2 - Everything else 9th February 2021, 01:23 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 82,135
Posted By Stromaluski
The AC lines must route differently on a RHD car...

The AC lines must route differently on a RHD car than a LHD car? I bought a new one for my car, but haven't changed it yet, because I realized I couldn't actually get wrenches on the line without...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 5th February 2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 82,135
Posted By Stromaluski
I waxed the engine bay in our corrado last year...

I waxed the engine bay in our corrado last year while the motor was out. My wife thought I was insane, even though it's her car.
Forum: D2 - Everything else 5th February 2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 82,135
Posted By Stromaluski
What BMWs did that solenoid come on?

What BMWs did that solenoid come on?
Forum: D2 - Everything else 3rd February 2021, 02:40 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 82,135
Posted By Stromaluski
That's good to know about the fuel line clamps!

That's good to know about the fuel line clamps!
Forum: D2 - Everything else 31st January 2021, 02:04 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 82,135
Posted By Stromaluski
The more I see pictures of the purple, the more I...

The more I see pictures of the purple, the more I like it. :love:
Forum: D2 - Everything else 29th January 2021, 06:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,857
Posted By Stromaluski
Scotto may not have ever had a D2 before, but...

Scotto may not have ever had a D2 before, but he's no stranger to VW/Audis. He's had a bunch of them.
Forum: D2 - Everything else 22nd January 2021, 02:31 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 82,135
Posted By Stromaluski
At this point, it might be safe to just assume...

At this point, it might be safe to just assume that anything you touch on the car is already broken and that you're basically going to have to rebuild from a bare shell.

Eyes on the prize, though....
Forum: D2 - Everything else 18th January 2021, 05:04 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 82,135
Posted By Stromaluski
Dimensions so I can see if I can have one made?...

Dimensions so I can see if I can have one made? :) Wonder if a 3D printed one would be strong enough...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 18th January 2021, 01:58 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 82,135
Posted By Stromaluski
Is that a tool that you bought somewhere or one...

Is that a tool that you bought somewhere or one that you made?
Forum: D2 - Everything else 9th January 2021, 10:51 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 82,135
Posted By Stromaluski
Glad to see work starting back up on this!

Glad to see work starting back up on this!
Forum: D2 - Everything else 26th December 2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,040
Posted By Stromaluski
This year has been pretty light on the S8. Our...

This year has been pretty light on the S8. Our corrado, on the other hand... :hammer::hammer::hammer:
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 6th December 2020, 02:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 21,749
Posted By Stromaluski
Did all D2s have a heated windscreen? I had no...

Did all D2s have a heated windscreen? I had no idea that was even a thing.
Forum: D2 - Everything else 19th November 2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 26,900
Posted By Stromaluski
VW's do this starting with mk3s.

VW's do this starting with mk3s.
Forum: D2 - Lights 9th November 2020, 05:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 33,058
Posted By Stromaluski
I got mine, and it looks fantastic. Granted, I...

I got mine, and it looks fantastic. Granted, I haven't actually done anything with it yet. It got added to the pile of stuff to put on my car when I have time. :ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Everything else 28th October 2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 9,063
Posted By Stromaluski
I've done a few 1,000+ mile trips in mine. The...

I've done a few 1,000+ mile trips in mine. The trip home from buying it was 1,100 miles. And did around 1,500 miles last year for a vacation to Florida. It's such a nice car to drive long distance.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 21st October 2020, 06:58 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 49,448
Posted By Stromaluski
Is changing to D2 A8 spindles and using D3 A8...

Is changing to D2 A8 spindles and using D3 A8 calipers/rotors not an easy solution over on your side of the pond?
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 20th October 2020, 02:44 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,383
Posted By Stromaluski
Paid with a little extra to cover additional...

Paid with a little extra to cover additional shipping costs to the US. If I didn't send enough, let me know! +++
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 19th October 2020, 02:51 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,383
Posted By Stromaluski
Add me to the list. Cool white + repair wires. :)

Add me to the list. Cool white + repair wires. :)
Forum: D2 - Everything else 2nd October 2020, 01:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 19,803
Posted By Stromaluski
What is SORN?

What is SORN?
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 14th August 2020, 01:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 21,383
Posted By Stromaluski
I'd take one, as well. +++

I'd take one, as well. +++
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th July 2020, 01:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,477
Posted By Stromaluski
Agree with all of this. +++

Agree with all of this. +++
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th July 2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,477
Posted By Stromaluski
Nope. All things being equal, it makes zero...

Nope. All things being equal, it makes zero difference in clamping force to have pistons on both sides rather than just one side.

Clamping force is purely a function of total piston area... on...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 14th July 2020, 08:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,666
Posted By Stromaluski
I'll have to look up his thread! And why...

I'll have to look up his thread!

And why would the stock mounts be an issue? Looks like D2s used the same transmission mounts whether they were auto or manual? Both are part number 4D0 399 151C?
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th July 2020, 06:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,477
Posted By Stromaluski
Depends on how you qualify one setup as being...

Depends on how you qualify one setup as being better than another.
Forum: D2 - Transmission 14th July 2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,666
Posted By Stromaluski
More info on modifying B5 mounts? First I've...

More info on modifying B5 mounts? First I've heard of that.
Forum: D2 - Transmission 14th July 2020, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,666
Posted By Stromaluski
Found this to be an interesting tid bit from that...

Found this to be an interesting tid bit from that thread...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 14th July 2020, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,666
Posted By Stromaluski
The owner just posted that over on Quattroworld....

The owner just posted that over on Quattroworld. I bookmarked it to make sure I read through it later. +++
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th July 2020, 01:41 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 18,477
Posted By Stromaluski
I would think it would be easier to simply swap...

I would think it would be easier to simply swap to D2 A8 spindles and then use D3 brakes? D3 A8 have 360mm rotors. D3 S8 are 385mm rotors.
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 2nd July 2020, 01:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,068
Posted By Stromaluski
Sounds like a nice feature! Is that able to be...

Sounds like a nice feature! Is that able to be retrofitted to a car that didn't have it originally?
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 30th June 2020, 02:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,068
Posted By Stromaluski
What is the night heater option?

What is the night heater option?
Forum: D2 - Interior 15th June 2020, 03:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,725
Posted By Stromaluski
They do, indeed.

They do, indeed.
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 9th June 2020, 04:51 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,068
Posted By Stromaluski
Good thought! I hadn't even considered that.

Good thought! I hadn't even considered that.
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 9th June 2020, 03:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 17,068
Posted By Stromaluski
I can recommend MolyKote 111 to use to lubricate...

I can recommend MolyKote 111 to use to lubricate the o-ring. It's made to be o-ring lubricant for situations like this. It's great stuff!
...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 3rd June 2020, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,487
Posted By Stromaluski
They denied it because of how much I drive the...

They denied it because of how much I drive the car.:ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Everything else 2nd June 2020, 01:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,487
Posted By Stromaluski
Do y'all have Hagerty on the other side of the...

Do y'all have Hagerty on the other side of the world? They insure my bus, corrado, and rabbit pickup all for a stated value. Not sure why I didn't check before, but I just asked if they would...
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