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Forum: Daily banter 7th March 2019, 07:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,048
Posted By jza8
I had two SL500 brembo calipers refurbished at...

I had two SL500 brembo calipers refurbished at BCS - both leaking when fitted from where they damaged the seals when inserting pistons, and they claim they test pressure test all calipers - what a...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 18th October 2018, 03:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,514
Posted By jza8
Don’t think the new owner is a member - car’s...

Don’t think the new owner is a member - car’s going to Ireland
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 17th October 2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,514
Posted By jza8
Sold :(

Sold :(
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 16th October 2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,514
Posted By jza8
Somebody IS coming to buy today, so you can relax...

Somebody IS coming to buy today, so you can relax Roberto :ROFL:

I'm only selling as need bit more deposit for a house
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 13th October 2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,514
Posted By jza8
So the car has been up on ebay and autotrader for...

So the car has been up on ebay and autotrader for a while, lots of interest, but no sale yet, which means I'll have to adjust my expectations :rolleyes:
I will take £16500 - i think it might get...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 4th October 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,786
Posted By jza8
IIRC most if not all D3 tdi's had an auxilary...

IIRC most if not all D3 tdi's had an auxilary heater - meaning it runs together with engine to aid warming the coolant quicker - you can convert to parking heater by adding receiver and remote...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 16th September 2018, 09:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,786
Posted By jza8
I don't know where in VCDS exactly, but there...

I don't know where in VCDS exactly, but there must be an option - probably under output tests in aux. heat
I have used the function in webasto's own thermo test software - there was a function...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 16th September 2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,343
Posted By jza8
To het up the battery cable there must have been...

To het up the battery cable there must have been considerable current draw, so the short must have been in an un-fused circuit - maybe starter motor short?
Only happened when you pushed to start so...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 16th September 2018, 06:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,786
Posted By jza8
Dosing pump should be under the car near the fuel...

Dosing pump should be under the car near the fuel tank, it should click audibly when working, you should be able to run dosing pump seperately from vcds to check
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 14th September 2018, 11:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,761
Posted By jza8
yeah, the one at the back is 7f actually

yeah, the one at the back is 7f actually
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 14th September 2018, 09:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,761
Posted By jza8
Yeah - easier to buy mine - has that and...

Yeah - easier to buy mine - has that and everything else, I'll take 20 for it :D
http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=14386
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 14th September 2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,761
Posted By jza8
Looking at it more - i think there might not be a...

Looking at it more - i think there might not be a gsm aerial for non sim 5f units, as the bluetooth option relies on phones own gsm signal. This is back of non-sim 5f unit...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 14th September 2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,761
Posted By jza8
You're right - the 3g+ main 5F unit is all-in-one...

You're right - the 3g+ main 5F unit is all-in-one - mmi, navi, bluetooth, dvd etc, not seperate units like it was with 2g. I think swapping the 5f unit should be it, only thing i'm not sure of is...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 13th September 2018, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,761
Posted By jza8
You can find 5F 3G+ units on ebay, but will need...

You can find 5F 3G+ units on ebay, but will need component protection removing probably. Not sure if there's anything else required to swap or just coding?...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 16th August 2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,514
Posted By jza8
It has the top extended leather +++ Only thing...

It has the top extended leather +++
Only thing it doesnít have I think is the 2 rear seat option and exclusive stuff
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 16th August 2018, 10:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,514
Posted By jza8
Thanks for the feedback guys. I think Paul could...

Thanks for the feedback guys. I think Paul could have sold his for more if he hung around, it was a quick sale. Iím open to offers for now.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 10th August 2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,514
Posted By jza8
I replaced the rotors with 20 inch S8 wheels for...

I replaced the rotors with 20 inch S8 wheels for slightly softer ride mainly - see the gallery +++
Iím expecting it will take a while to find a buyer for this :)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 10th August 2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,514
Posted By jza8
Considering selling my D4 4.2tdi great spec

Hi all. Thought I would see if we have any interest on here. I'm slowly considering selling my 2010 Audi A8 4.2TDI quartz grey SWB. 83K miles, full service history, S8 front and rear bumpers, S8...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 10th August 2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,747
Posted By jza8
How much did you get if I may ask, as I'm...

How much did you get if I may ask, as I'm thinking of putting mine up for sale soon?
It's got more spec that yours did but at least would give me an idea.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 18th July 2018, 09:34 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 27,143
Posted By jza8
Maybe not for you but I think the price is fair...

Maybe not for you but I think the price is fair if I can find the right buyer.
I guarantee you wonít find another one with options it has. S8 bits obviously matter of taste, but I like s8 looks...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 17th July 2018, 10:58 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 27,143
Posted By jza8
I'm considering selling my 2010 D4, one of a kind...

I'm considering selling my 2010 D4, one of a kind really - SWB 4.2tdi quartz grey 83k miles, over £120k new, nearly every option, S8 bumpers, exhaust and brakes. I was thinking £25K - seeing its...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 20th June 2018, 06:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,313
Posted By jza8
Sold +++

Sold +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 14th June 2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,313
Posted By jza8
I'll do same price mate - £65 delivered

I'll do same price mate - £65 delivered
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th June 2018, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,313
Posted By jza8
Sealey VS4827 cam locking kit for 3.7 and 4.2 40V engines

Hi. For sale - Sealey VS4827 cam locking kit for 3.7 and 4.2 40V engines and service position guide set.
Bought to change cambelt on my D3 4.2, used once. :rolleyes:
£65 delivered to UK mainland
Forum: Daily banter 9th June 2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,848
Posted By jza8
Looks good to me - the bird......and the car +++

Looks good to me - the bird......and the car +++
Forum: D4 - Fuel and Exhausts 8th June 2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 9,636
Posted By jza8
I think manual says after replacing the filter...

I think manual says after replacing the filter the electric pump should be run via vcds before starting the engine to prime the system, as running high pressure pump without fuel can be bad
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 25th May 2018, 09:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 10,155
Posted By jza8
Also woth checking oil level in centre...

Also woth checking oil level in centre differential as torsen can make noise when turning especially if it's low on oil
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 12th May 2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,975
Posted By jza8
I fiddled with them a while ago, can't remember...

I fiddled with them a while ago, can't remember now, but pretty sure you don't yank them out, there is some sort of blue clip that you have to pull out iirc...
Forum: Daily banter 12th May 2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,343
Posted By jza8
Always good to check around after receiving...

Always good to check around after receiving renewal - I do every year +++
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 11th May 2018, 10:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,975
Posted By jza8
Run one end from radio to tv tuner and then back...

Run one end from radio to tv tuner and then back to radio tuner again to form a loop, i don't think it matters which way it's all just a big loop.
Forum: D4 - Transmission 2nd May 2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 55,804
Posted By jza8
4.2 tdi's have 8hp90a which is good to 1000nm!!

4.2 tdi's have 8hp90a which is good to 1000nm!!
Forum: Owners Meets 17th February 2018, 02:47 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,724
Posted By jza8
I'll join you at Fat Boys around 9am +++

I'll join you at Fat Boys around 9am +++
Forum: Owners Meets 1st February 2018, 11:29 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 16,724
Posted By jza8
I wouldn't mind joining, if you'll have a D4 in...

I wouldn't mind joining, if you'll have a D4 in the convoy :ROFL:
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 20th January 2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,381
Posted By jza8
Hi Ian - you could try and upload some photos...

Hi Ian - you could try and upload some photos here worked ok for me no issues https://vgy.me/
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 24th November 2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 17,502
Posted By jza8
I think oem 400mm rotors are around £300 a piece,...

I think oem 400mm rotors are around £300 a piece, not too bad considering
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 21st November 2017, 03:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,038
Posted By jza8
4.2 tdi's have 8hp90 boxes. Not very easy to drop...

4.2 tdi's have 8hp90 boxes. Not very easy to drop the pan on these - you have to remove crossmember, but nothing too complicated.
Forum: D4 - Interior Electrics 8th October 2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,680
Posted By jza8
love the gauge sweep - best vcds mod

love the gauge sweep - best vcds mod
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 28th April 2017, 09:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,122
Posted By jza8
I think the difference in sound system might be...

I think the difference in sound system might be just the firmware.
I can not really hear my 4.2tdi from inside, not sure how much quieter can it be, mine's 2010
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th February 2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,960
Posted By jza8
Kwik-fit is a lotterry - most branches i think...

Kwik-fit is a lotterry - most branches i think have the hunter rig, but many of the techs there I reckon don't have a clue how to actually do the adjustments properly.
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 30th January 2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,585
Posted By jza8
Looks like d4 aux heater is made by eberspacher...

Looks like d4 aux heater is made by eberspacher not webasto - part number 4H0265081H for the heater itself, but then also would need the control unit, dosing pump and fuel lines, some wiring and...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 30th January 2017, 07:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 8,141
Posted By jza8
You can avoid the fault-code by disconnecting the...

You can avoid the fault-code by disconnecting the mounts and plugging in resistors sold by Audi themselves
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 30th January 2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 15,585
Posted By jza8
Not as good as webasto but as Paul says - D4's...

Not as good as webasto but as Paul says - D4's have some sort of electric heater as mine blows warm air as soon as I start the car, which is nice as the 4.2tdi takes ages to get up to tempareture
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 24th January 2017, 10:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,753
Posted By jza8
Mine's a D4 4.2tdi - different ecu. I wouldn't...

Mine's a D4 4.2tdi - different ecu. I wouldn't know which data block it would be.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 22nd January 2017, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,753
Posted By jza8
It's under advanced measuring values

It's under advanced measuring values
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 13th January 2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,753
Posted By jza8
With regards to accelerator percentage in vcds -...

With regards to accelerator percentage in vcds - my car is showing 15% with foot off the pedal is that normal or should that be closer to zero?
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 6th December 2016, 05:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 37,854
Posted By jza8
Good to know that it was the propshaft bearing...

Good to know that it was the propshaft bearing causing the drone at the end. I have a slight drone which increases dramatically on rough surface - e.g M25 junction 9 :rolleyes:
I guessed tyres, will...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 3rd December 2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,491
Posted By jza8
I bought 4 pads and the compression tool from...

I bought 4 pads and the compression tool from cs-parts.de, but never got to fit them. I someone feels brave enough to try - £15 posted :rolleyes:
http://www.cs-parts.de/index.php?a=709
says they...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 3rd December 2016, 05:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,495
Posted By jza8
FS: 4.2-3.7 cam setting tools

Hi. I have for sale Sealey VS4827 Cam setting tools and VSE5852 Front End Support Guide Set. Used once worked a treat. +++
https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/31roxVbjQAL._SX355_.jpg...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 28th November 2016, 06:23 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 11,080
Posted By jza8
I used Brake caliper specialists once never again...

I used Brake caliper specialists once never again - both calipers were leaking where they have torn the seal when reinserting the new pistons. Couldn't be even bothered to reply to email I sent...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 27th July 2016, 08:29 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 70,370
Posted By jza8
That doesn't sound right. I doubt it would even...

That doesn't sound right. I doubt it would even drive with less than half fluid level.
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