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Forum: D2 - Interior 29th March 2022, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By Snaggle57
Thanks for that. Looks like I could maybe Stanley...

Thanks for that. Looks like I could maybe Stanley it to save taking all the dash out (donít shoot me) Im low on free time and in 2 minds as to just get rid of it anyway. Since I locked it away the...
Forum: D2 - Interior 29th March 2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By Snaggle57
Not what I wanted to hear :( thanks for the reply

Not what I wanted to hear :( thanks for the reply
Forum: D2 - Interior 29th March 2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,026
Posted By Snaggle57
Changing rear carpet

Hi does anyone know whatís involved with changing the rear carpet in a 97 s8? And wether a fl carpet would fit so I have more chance of finding a new one?
Thanks
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C6 8th November 2021, 05:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 11,904
Posted By Snaggle57
Iím probably wrong but I thought the flash was...

Iím probably wrong but I thought the flash was dip/high beam at the same time? It is on my mk1 golf but things have probably moved on since then :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 5th November 2021, 10:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,581
Posted By Snaggle57
Got the letter for my 98 a4 but nothing for my 97...

Got the letter for my 98 a4 but nothing for my 97 s8 even though it looks to be exactly the same wheel. Will ask the question at Audi when I eventually get round to taking it
Forum: Daily banter 1st September 2021, 03:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 26,687
Posted By Snaggle57
Iíll buy the ecu if you want to convert mine...

Iíll buy the ecu if you want to convert mine instead :D
Forum: D2 - Transmission 12th August 2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,956
Posted By Snaggle57
I have one that came from a8parts when I thought...

I have one that came from a8parts when I thought mine was faulty but it wasnít.
However itís from a PF car and I think the code ends in BG but not certain.
If this would work on your car let me...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 30th May 2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,366
Posted By Snaggle57
Mine does this. Its a 3rd car was cheap and I...

Mine does this. Its a 3rd car was cheap and I canít warrant fixing it so just learnt to drive differently to stop it happening. Itís been like this 7 years / 14k miles and has not got any worse in...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 8th March 2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,423
Posted By Snaggle57
Thanks for that, just incase anyone else would...

Thanks for that, just incase anyone else would like to know in the future Iíve checked tonight and they do indeed stay on when the ignition off & on again. Front and rear fogs, but this is my b5 a4 I...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 6th March 2021, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,423
Posted By Snaggle57
Brilliant. Exactly what I needed Thanks for...

Brilliant. Exactly what I needed Thanks for taking the time to reply. I can manage the testing Iíll get a hazard switch ordered and swap the cover for a spare headrest one I have so I dont get...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 6th March 2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,423
Posted By Snaggle57
ASR Switch Type

Hi does anyone know what type of switch the ASR switch is on a PF car? By that I mean is it on/off like fog light switches or is it timed/push once like the heated screen/ headrest retract ones?...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 7th February 2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,759
Posted By Snaggle57
No I didnít remove either of these, take the...

No I didnít remove either of these, take the grill off and it comes out easily. The d3 motor was the same polarity as the original, my original commutator was destroyed so I just wired it up colour...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 24th January 2020, 09:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,759
Posted By Snaggle57
The motor arrived and Iíve managed to get it...

The motor arrived and Iíve managed to get it fitted, it was £65 delivered and a cheap Chinese copy as mentioned but I doubt the car will last much longer so itís good enough for me. Fits perfect runs...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 18th January 2020, 07:39 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,832
Posted By Snaggle57
Door seals or door cards leaking?

My 97 s8 is leaking water into the car through 3/4 doors, not a lot but the condensation is a pain.
Has anyone had experience of this with theirs? Do the door seals fail on these or is it likely to...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 18th January 2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,759
Posted By Snaggle57
I Rarely have any spare time hence my car has...

I Rarely have any spare time hence my car has been off the road since November because itís undriveAble, however Iíve searched this forum a lot over the years And always managed to find what Iíve...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 18th January 2020, 12:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,759
Posted By Snaggle57
Yes I have the 4d0 in mine and 4e0 is the one...

Yes I have the 4d0 in mine and 4e0 is the one Iíll order +++
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 18th January 2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,759
Posted By Snaggle57
Thatís great, thanks!!!!

Thatís great, thanks!!!!
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 18th January 2020, 10:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,759
Posted By Snaggle57
D3 blower motor into d2?

Hi my 97 s8 blower motor has died due to the solar sunroof running it constantly for years. Iíve found a used replacement but it could well be on its last legs aswell I have no way of knowing.
Can...
Forum: D2 - Interior 3rd February 2019, 06:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,278
Posted By Snaggle57
Thanks For the replies, Iíve looked and poked...

Thanks For the replies, Iíve looked and poked about where they should be in relation to that backrest hole but no joy, must be a very early model before they decided to fit them I guess :(
Forum: D2 - Interior 2nd February 2019, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,278
Posted By Snaggle57
Thanks for the replies,Iíve looked for tape but I...

Thanks for the replies,Iíve looked for tape but I guess theyíre not there as itís too old, another reason I shouldnít keep it :(
Forum: D2 - Interior 2nd February 2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,278
Posted By Snaggle57
Isofix in pre-facelift s8

Hi does anybody have a picture of where the bolt holes are for isofix bars on a pre-facelift car? Are they covered with sound deadening or Should they be visible before I start hacking it off? Itís a...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 4th July 2017, 07:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,816
Posted By Snaggle57
Had a similar thing with bouncing revs on my 97...

Had a similar thing with bouncing revs on my 97 a4 2.8 (manual) the cam gaskets always leak on these engines it's nothing to panic about, Had a few v6 models & they all do. the breather pipe...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 4th July 2017, 05:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,777
Posted By Snaggle57
Thanks for that! I will look into this valve...

Thanks for that!
I will look into this valve thing but I barely use the car once a week so can't warrant throwing loads of money at a 20 year old car, it's perfectly useable just annoying
...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 3rd July 2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,777
Posted By Snaggle57
ainarssems How long has yours done this for?...

ainarssems How long has yours done this for? Mines just hit 120k & I'm a bit worried if I don't get it sorted out it'll go bang & end up on the scrap heap! :Confused:
Forum: D2 - Transmission 3rd July 2017, 04:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,777
Posted By Snaggle57
Thanks for the reply I ran it round for a while...

Thanks for the reply
I ran it round for a while with the maf disconnected but it behaves exactly the same
I have replaced the gearbox tcu with one from the sponsors which is the same as mine so not...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 25th June 2017, 08:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,777
Posted By Snaggle57
I've now realised this only happens when warm,...

I've now realised this only happens when warm, after say 10-15miles.
Driving from cold it's lovely and smooth.
Could it be that the gearbox has the wrong oil in it? Or would it just misbehave all...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 12th February 2017, 11:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,777
Posted By Snaggle57
Ok thanks I shall give that a try then! +++

Ok thanks I shall give that a try then! +++
Forum: D2 - Transmission 11th February 2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,777
Posted By Snaggle57
Thanks for the reply mikkijayne. I had read about...

Thanks for the reply mikkijayne. I had read about the maf sensor but most of the time it is fine and if I thrash the arse off it it never plays up. I'm not a mechanic by any stretch of the...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 11th February 2017, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,777
Posted By Snaggle57
I don't have vcds, just a basic code reader, but...

I don't have vcds, just a basic code reader, but it's always worked in the past (10 b5 a4,s & a6s) I can't really warrant spending the money on a vcds kit for a 20year old car I don't really use but...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 11th February 2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,777
Posted By Snaggle57
S8 D2 erratic gearbox

hi everyone, have a few issues with my gearbox im trying to figure out

i have searched and searched for an answer so apologies if this has been covered before

the only similar thing i found was...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 5th December 2016, 06:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 11,874
Posted By Snaggle57
Hi I know this was years ago but did you manage...

Hi I know this was years ago but did you manage to sort it? Mine has the exact same problem but I can't seem to find an answer for it?
Thanks in advance
Forum: D2 - Transmission 5th August 2016, 11:11 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 17,366
Posted By Snaggle57
Hi mate could you please tell me what the TC is...

Hi mate could you please tell me what the TC is that you replaced? Mine has this exact problem
Thanks in advance
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 2nd July 2016, 06:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,446
Posted By Snaggle57
D2 door window glass

Hi everyone could someone please enlighten me as as to wether the door glass on d2's are the same for older and facelift versions?
Mine just had a fight with the lawnmower/gravel and cAme off worst...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 22nd February 2016, 09:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,049
Posted By Snaggle57
Sound thanks for that I'll have a bash at it...

Sound thanks for that I'll have a bash at it tomorrow.
It's a facelift 2.8, she won't drive my old s8 because it just wants to go apparently :D
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 22nd February 2016, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,049
Posted By Snaggle57
aux water pump?

hi guys
after a bit of help with an annoying problem
just got a cheap part x'd a8 for my mrs as she wants an auto
everything works but there's a whirring from under the bonnet when the key is on...
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