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Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 27th June 2022, 07:05 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 737
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Temp warning but no overheating

Morning all

I keep getting regular temperature warning - the big red thermometer in the centre of the dashboard! - but the car is ALWAYS rock solid at 90 degrees. It's been happening for a about a...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 13th April 2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,740
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Thanks MJ How many lamda sensors are there...

Thanks MJ

How many lamda sensors are there ahead of the cats up near the manifold? Thought it was only one???
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 11th April 2022, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,740
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Thanks to you both MJ -my garage is saying...

Thanks to you both

MJ -my garage is saying the replacement of this sensor takes hour because its right up around the manifold. Is this true or am I being led on a merry dance?
Thanks

Mossy
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 25th March 2022, 09:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,740
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Anyone know where to get a new lamda sensor?

Hi all

I need a replacement lamda sensor for bank 2 - the one ahead of the cat after the manifold.

I cannot find any direct replacement and there doesn't seem to be an aftermarket option...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 19th January 2022, 02:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,270
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Thank you very much!

Thank you very much!
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 18th January 2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,270
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Correct! If you're looking at the hub from under...

Correct! If you're looking at the hub from under the centre of the car it's the one on the left at the bottom. The banana shaped arm ball joint goes in it

Thanks

Mossy
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 16th January 2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,270
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Thanks Frank. Sent you a PM

Thanks Frank. Sent you a PM
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th January 2022, 09:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,270
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Thanks so much MJ. Really appreciate it.

Thanks so much MJ. Really appreciate it.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th January 2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,270
Posted By Mossyboy1978
And yes 20" wheels and brembos

And yes 20" wheels and brembos
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th January 2022, 07:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,270
Posted By Mossyboy1978
The carrier is absolutely fine. Used a different...

The carrier is absolutely fine. Used a different mechanic for some suspension work and he managed to lose the insert where the NSF lower arm bolts in at the rear. Utter nightmare. Of course he has...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th January 2022, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,270
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Anyone got a hub?

Afternoon

I'm looking for a Near Side Front hub carrier for my S8 - Prestige don't have one at present. Anyone got one they are keen to sell?

Part number 4D0407257T (I think!)

Thanks

Mossy
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 7th January 2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,032
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Nope - canít see it for love nor money. Any...

Nope - canít see it for love nor money. Any chance youíve got a pic?
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 3rd January 2022, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,032
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 3rd January 2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,032
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Mystery pipe

Afternoon all

Anyone know where this tubing on the washer bottle is supposed to go? Tool the bottle out and now haven't got a clue what to do with this bit.

Thanks in advance

Mossy
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 13th October 2021, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 25,539
Posted By Mossyboy1978
I recently had my exhaust done. Both cats had...

I recently had my exhaust done. Both cats had failed and I could not find any anywhere to replace them with. I used a firm in High Wycombe called Style Dynamics (who do have a website and a phone...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 24th September 2021, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,697
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Replacing washer bottle

Has anyone actually successfully done this without removing the entire front end of the car? As far as I can see you need to remove air box, and light trim and then you still have literally no chance...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 23rd September 2021, 09:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,917
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Outdoor car cover

Hi all

I want to lay my S8 up for the winter. Can anyone recommend a suitable outdoor cover?

Thanks

Mossy
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 23rd August 2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,233
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Thanks to you both. Looking into the ECU cat...

Thanks to you both. Looking into the ECU cat delete now as Banbury is a bit far for me
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 20th August 2021, 08:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,233
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Replacement lambda sensor

Evening all

Just had new exhaust mid section fabricated with sports cats and new pipes (will upload a vid shortly). One of the post-cat lambda sensors is knackered and I need to buy a new one. ANy...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 10th August 2020, 10:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,996
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Iíve had an after market on mine for a couple of...

Iíve had an after market on mine for a couple of years. It triggers the EML but makes zero difference to the carís performance.

Come MOT time I get it turned out, get the MOT done, and move on. ...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 30th July 2020, 07:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,042
Posted By Mossyboy1978
THank you all very much. I have tried the battery...

THank you all very much. I have tried the battery route and no dice. So have ordered a replacement part from eBay as suggested. Will keep you updated.

Mossy
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 28th July 2020, 09:04 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,042
Posted By Mossyboy1978
New key

Morning all

One of my keys has gone through the wash and now doesnít work. Iíve opened it up and spotted some rust around the batteries and some white misting on the circuit board. Might be time...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 28th February 2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 67,094
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Exactly what I'm after! How is the bluetooth...

Exactly what I'm after! How is the bluetooth phone connection. Are calls OK?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 28th January 2020, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,640
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Final edition wheels 20Ē

Afternoon all

Could anyone guide me on a fair price for 5x OEM FE 20Ē wheels?

Iíve got a set that need a refurb but are straight and I canít use them anymore.

All have tyres on in various...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 22nd November 2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,925
Posted By Mossyboy1978
OK thank you. Will do that.

OK thank you. Will do that.
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 21st November 2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,925
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Fault code 17800 - camshaft position sensor

Hi everyone

EML light came on recently and the fault appears to be 17800 listed as 'camshaft position sensor bank 2 - open short to plus, intermitent.

Anyone come across this before. Trying to...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 1st November 2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,325
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Thatís brilliant thank you. Will give it a go...

Thatís brilliant thank you. Will give it a go later on.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 31st October 2019, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,325
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Key programming issue

Hi all

One of my keys seems to have stopped working. Have changed batteries etc but here is the odd thing.

When I do the reprogramming sequence all works fine but the key that was working...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 31st October 2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,633
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Hi What is the reprogramming sequence...

Hi

What is the reprogramming sequence please?

Thanks
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 5th October 2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,969
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Thanks everyone. I ended up buying a set of...

Thanks everyone.

I ended up buying a set of D3 18s with 235/50/18 tyres from our esteemed forum sponsors. Good value and have certainly made a difference. Bit bouncy around the potholes but out on...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 30th September 2019, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,093
Posted By Mossyboy1978
What size are these please? 20s?

What size are these please? 20s?
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 30th September 2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,994
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Stud pattern OEM 20 inch wheels

Morning all

Is our stud pattern on the original 20s 5x 112mm?

Many thanks

Missy
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 24th September 2019, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,969
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Tyres for a smoother ride on bumpy roads

Afternoon all

I've recently moved to a road full of pot holes and bumps. It's a bit rough on the S8!

I wondered if swapping out the tyres for something with a bigger sidewall might make a...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 28th August 2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 17,854
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Bump - Cat still for sale

Sorry for the bump but I'm moving house and the cat has to go. Best price gets it by the end of the week gets it. Collection probably best as its a hell of a lump but it is boxed and can be couriered...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 25th April 2019, 08:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 17,854
Posted By Mossyboy1978
All good thanks She's running well. Just...

All good thanks

She's running well. Just had cambelt service, plus have redone all front suspension with OEM and had F125 done. Few small parking dings unfortunately but they will be dealt with...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 25th April 2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,775
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Carplay options for D2

Morning All

Does anyone have any guidance on what carplay head units would work in our cars? I am going to replace the old stereo as want to be able to easily access phone contacts, messages and...
Forum: D2 - Interior 16th March 2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,927
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Did precisely that! Though it was more luck than...

Did precisely that! Though it was more luck than judgement!!
Forum: D2 - Interior 16th March 2019, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,927
Posted By Mossyboy1978
HELP! GEarknob wonít go back on

Deleted as sorted it!
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 7th March 2019, 05:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 17,854
Posted By Mossyboy1978
There is still material in there. It was just...

There is still material in there. It was just getting a bit noisy so I replaced it. The material might have broken down a bit but itís not a shell by any means l.
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 6th March 2019, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 17,854
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Driver's side cat available

Afternoon all

My driver's side cat has died. I've replaced it with an aftermarket one but the actual cat housing and pipes is available if anyone wants it as a project to repair and replace. All...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 19th November 2018, 07:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,176
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Upgraded anti roll bar

Evening all - does anyone know where I can get a thicker ARB for our S8s? I'm trying to eliminate a bit of wallow and having had the bushes and front suspension done it's time to look at the ARB.
...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 23rd August 2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,664
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Thanks everyone. I actually ended up buying an...

Thanks everyone. I actually ended up buying an aftermarket cat from Catman (google him) for £240. Garage fitted it for £120. Picked it up today and it sounds and runs absolutely fine. But if the EML...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 31st July 2018, 08:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,664
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Looking for new cats

Evening all

Anyone got any S8 cats for a facelift 2002 model? Mine are on their way out and £1500 from Audi stealers isn't a likely option!

Conquistador has linked me to an outfit in Romford...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 23rd July 2017, 09:28 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 11,409
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Strange as I can't see this car on either ebay or...

Strange as I can't see this car on either ebay or pistonheads. You sure it's listed?

Mossy
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 18th July 2017, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,882
Posted By Mossyboy1978
I recently had to change mine. Looked around but...

I recently had to change mine. Looked around but actually there aren't any non OEM ones out there that are a decent fit as far as I'm aware. OEM is safest and wasn't too bad - about £380 fitted as I...
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 18th July 2017, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,908
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Fitting centre caps

Guys - is there a knack to fitting centre caps on 20 inch wheels? I've bought some off ebay and they don't seem to slot in nicely, feel like they aren't tight fit and may spin off as the wheels get...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 21st June 2017, 10:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,858
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Ok great! So how much was the whole job parts and...

Ok great! So how much was the whole job parts and labour in the end?
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 20th June 2017, 10:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,858
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Thanks Goran. Who did the work for You in these...

Thanks Goran. Who did the work for You in these pictures? The welding looks top quality.

Mossy
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 17th June 2017, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,858
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Hi Goran, how have you found these sports cats...

Hi Goran, how have you found these sports cats for performance and sound? Were they an easy ft/replacement? Mine are about to die and I don't really want to do a refurb or pay for new Ines from Audi....
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 14th June 2017, 02:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,594
Posted By Mossyboy1978
Hi - do these only work in cars that had it in...

Hi - do these only work in cars that had it in the original spec or can you retro fit it?

Thanks
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