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Forum: Q7 4L 29th June 2022, 06:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,711
Posted By tintin
+1 ;) PS: love the new signature name -...

+1 ;)

PS: love the new signature name - makes a change from "Big Red" :ROFL:
Forum: Owners Meets 19th June 2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,686
Posted By tintin
Where are you anyway? (nowt in your...

Where are you anyway? (nowt in your signature/profile :rolleyes:...)
Forum: Daily banter 19th June 2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,051
Posted By tintin
Or a nearly 7 year old Tesla +++

Or a nearly 7 year old Tesla +++
Forum: Owners Meets 18th June 2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,686
Posted By tintin
Biggest D2 turnout for at least three years - and...

Biggest D2 turnout for at least three years - and not exactly central either. Nice one +++
Forum: Owners Meets 13th June 2022, 08:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,686
Posted By tintin
No worries, I understand - I'm still enjoying...

No worries, I understand - I'm still enjoying your other handiwork +++
Forum: Owners Meets 13th June 2022, 04:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,686
Posted By tintin
Tempting. Would be very tempting if I could leave...

Tempting. Would be very tempting if I could leave Herman with you for some fine fettling...;)
Forum: Daily banter 12th June 2022, 06:38 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,964
Posted By tintin
Gorgeous. No other word for it. Great job +++

Gorgeous. No other word for it. Great job +++
Forum: Daily banter 10th June 2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,475
Posted By tintin
Lovely. Enjoy. Carefully ;)

Lovely. Enjoy. Carefully ;)
Forum: Daily banter 4th June 2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,204
Posted By tintin
Good man. A 2.8 QS was my original plan, but then...

Good man. A 2.8 QS was my original plan, but then Ian offered me Herman :D. If I had space and time for a 5th car, I'd probably be interested in one of these...
Forum: Daily banter 31st May 2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,964
Posted By tintin
Especially looking forward to those photos +++...

Especially looking forward to those photos +++ (shallow, I know...:rolleyes:)
Forum: Daily banter 29th May 2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,964
Posted By tintin
"Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a...

"Time flies like an arrow, fruit flies like a banana" Ray....;)
Forum: Other marques 29th May 2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,161
Posted By tintin
Aww....that must have been quite a wrench Andy -...

Aww....that must have been quite a wrench Andy - I do hope it's gone to a good and appreciative home :). What sort of bike are you thinking of?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 28th May 2022, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,228
Posted By tintin
with photos (as requested, from Roberto...)

with photos (as requested, from Roberto...)
Forum: Daily banter 10th May 2022, 04:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,202
Posted By tintin
Well done Nick - a short post by you, which I...

Well done Nick - a short post by you, which I suspect might be a bit like an iceberg, with a lot more under the surface that we've not seen.

I'm sure it took a lot of persistence from you with...
Forum: Daily banter 7th May 2022, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,305
Posted By tintin
Yup. My S8 is the best built car I'll ever drive,...

Yup. My S8 is the best built car I'll ever drive, regardless of make. Audi quality - build and support - has pretty much done to the dogs since then.
Forum: Owners Meets 6th May 2022, 06:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,509
Posted By tintin
Ooh, yes please...

I'd probably be up for that - I've not done the 'ring in Herman for quite a few years now, though I might need that bit of fine fettling finishing by you first Michaela ;)...;)
Forum: Motormouth 6th May 2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 4,583
Posted By tintin
I'd love to, but - like David - I'm away during...

I'd love to, but - like David - I'm away during this period now :-(
Forum: TT/TTS/TTRS 8J 4th May 2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,489
Posted By tintin
Indeed! Not a mini at all anymore - if the Beemer...

Indeed! Not a mini at all anymore - if the Beemer one was anyway :rolleyes:.

I'd love to see a photo of the "real" mini, next to a "new" 4x4 mini-max, next to a "real" Maxi. I bet it's closer to...
Forum: Daily banter 26th April 2022, 03:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,305
Posted By tintin
Stunning, and...

...the name should be Green With Envy :D . As a collective group name, you understand ;).
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd April 2022, 09:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,517
Posted By tintin
Did you do a swap? ;) (pics or it didn't happen -...

Did you do a swap? ;) (pics or it didn't happen - you know the pics rule Andrew ;)...)
Forum: Daily banter 21st April 2022, 04:23 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 76,202
Posted By tintin
I like that - appropriate and definitely not...

I like that - appropriate and definitely not already taken ;)

Not an FE?:-(
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 21st April 2022, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,548
Posted By tintin
I might - but I already have a perfectly...

I might - but I already have a perfectly respectable one that cost about 1/10 of this price +++
Forum: Daily banter 19th April 2022, 10:17 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 76,202
Posted By tintin
There are few things in life as pleasurable as a...

There are few things in life as pleasurable as a drive back home from MJs with your "new" 8 +++. Every time I get in mine it reminds me how much better she made it :D
Forum: Daily banter 18th April 2022, 07:22 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 76,202
Posted By tintin
Gorgeous. One very happy owner, for sure +++.

Gorgeous. One very happy owner, for sure +++.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 14th April 2022, 07:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,909
Posted By tintin
Provided you can afford the lease or purchase...

Provided you can afford the lease or purchase cost, making your next car a Tesla is pretty much a no-brainer, and as good an investment as any new car can be. I can't imagine buying anything else.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 9th April 2022, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,643
Posted By tintin
Love this +++

Love this +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 6th April 2022, 08:32 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,909
Posted By tintin
Tempting....

...very tempting. And I'm glad to hear that you have a MY coming - great cars, and a hatchback too +++ (the M3's only real shortcoming...)
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 6th April 2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,549
Posted By tintin
100% agree. It is totally impossible to perfectly...

100% agree. It is totally impossible to perfectly recreate the original FE 20" finish, which I found out when I had Pristine Wheels in MK (now closed :-() re-do mine. I asked them about...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st April 2022, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,548
Posted By tintin
Sadly, mine's a Brilliant Black one, so wouldn't...

Sadly, mine's a Brilliant Black one, so wouldn't qualify ;)...
Forum: Daily banter 29th March 2022, 08:57 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 76,202
Posted By tintin
That has a nice ring to it :D

That has a nice ring to it :D
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 19th March 2022, 05:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,549
Posted By tintin
"Allegedly" ;) ...though I should probably update...

"Allegedly" ;) ...though I should probably update that :rolleyes:
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 19th March 2022, 05:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,549
Posted By tintin
"Allegedly" ;)

"Allegedly" ;)
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 19th March 2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,531
Posted By tintin
Solar sunroof thread

There's also this thread:

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=5370&highlight=solar+sunroof

which may/may not be relevant or helpful, of when Ian retrofitted a solar sunroof to my S8 -...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 19th March 2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,549
Posted By tintin
Ah...a 3am in the morning post...I wonder if...

Ah...a 3am in the morning post...I wonder if you're already reconsidered this (mad?) idea?

Aaaanyway...I'm with Michaela on this - don't do it, you'll devalue your D2 :tuttut:

...and she's...
Forum: Daily banter 17th March 2022, 03:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,081
Posted By tintin
Can't figure out if they're all "driving" related...

Can't figure out if they're all "driving" related - they all could be...:rolleyes:
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th March 2022, 12:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,548
Posted By tintin
Nice - though I thought you'd typed LOL after the...

Nice - though I thought you'd typed LOL after the price ;). Seriously though, GLWTS, I'm sure there's someone out there that this is just right for +++
Forum: Daily banter 17th March 2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,081
Posted By tintin
Ooh, good one - forgot about that one ;) :...

Ooh, good one - forgot about that one ;) : definitely very high on my list +++
Forum: Daily banter 16th March 2022, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,081
Posted By tintin
Best driving songs for an '8?

Ok, I'm standing here cooking me dinner**, and glugging on some Beringer Cabernet Sauvignon whilst listening to Highway Star by Deep Purple, which got me thinking....

What would be your Top 5 (10...
Forum: Daily banter 15th March 2022, 09:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,164
Posted By tintin
You're welcome ;). One like this would have been...

You're welcome ;). One like this would have been my ideal S8 replacement:

https://www.autotrader.co.uk/car-details/202201141357310

as it's:

1) - The estate (I prefer the styling, as well...
Forum: Daily banter 15th March 2022, 05:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,164
Posted By tintin
Strange but true...

Well, a Skoda Superb is the only car I'd ever have considered replacing Herman with (until you-know-who came along...:rolleyes:) - simply because being sat in one felt almost exactly the same as my...
Forum: Daily banter 9th March 2022, 02:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,051
Posted By tintin
Franchise profiteering?

Unless I'm mistaken, a number of Shell stations are franchises, so are often owned and managed by "independent businessmen" who are pretty much invisible when it comes to taking the flak/being...
Forum: Daily banter 28th February 2022, 04:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,552
Posted By tintin
Maybe because you've not taken the red pill yet ;)

Maybe because you've not taken the red pill yet ;)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 27th February 2022, 11:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,197
Posted By tintin
It was pointless without the price, so is fine...

It was pointless without the price, so is fine now - although you might find it more helpful to quote a price with and without the tyres, as you may get more interest without those Nankangs.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 27th February 2022, 07:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,197
Posted By tintin
Nice rims, but not tyres - and pointless ad...

Nice rims, but not tyres - and pointless ad without a price...:(
Forum: Daily banter 24th February 2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,730
Posted By tintin
I agree about the biturbo in the A6 - I hate all...

I agree about the biturbo in the A6 - I hate all diesels, but this is the sole exception to that rule :rolleyes:
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 23rd February 2022, 10:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,474
Posted By tintin
+1, separate summers and winters, every time, on...

+1, separate summers and winters, every time, on all my cars - except my Coupe, 'cos it only comes out to play in summertime ;). Anything else is a compromise where I live/drive.
Forum: Daily banter 18th February 2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,335
Posted By tintin
"Physical" is the word that came to my mind when...

"Physical" is the word that came to my mind when I saw this (beautiful) picture. Worlds away from a modern driving experience....
Forum: Daily banter 18th February 2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 890
Posted By tintin
I've have "silents" (i.e foam-filled) variants on...

I've have "silents" (i.e foam-filled) variants on both my Tesla and S8, though I haven't put a "new" tyre on any of my cars for about five years now :ROFL:. They do make a bit of a difference -...
Forum: Daily banter 12th February 2022, 08:29 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 71,322
Posted By tintin
"Great Ocean Road" is my personal favourite -...

"Great Ocean Road" is my personal favourite - that did what it said on the tin(nie...) for me +++ : https://www.australia.com/en/places/melbourne-and-surrounds/guide-to-the-great-ocean-road.html
...
Forum: Daily banter 11th February 2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 71,322
Posted By tintin
One of my favourite clips from one of my all-time...

One of my favourite clips from one of my all-time favourite movies: https://youtu.be/PSofqNSuVy8
- both deeply chillingly and very, very funny. Genius +++
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