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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 10th September 2021, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,371
Posted By 1781cc
It is a valid suggestion and appreciate the heads...

It is a valid suggestion and appreciate the heads up, the major plus for me in a pickup is running it through the business, low BIK, low road tax, vat back, 130% supertax relief, low personal tax.
...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 10th September 2021, 04:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,371
Posted By 1781cc
Dyno proven after, map was done with road testing...

Dyno proven after, map was done with road testing and back. Speak to Bobby Singh, he's arguably the best diesel tuner in the UK, he's managed to get 416bhp out of an ASB engine with a modified...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 10th September 2021, 04:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,371
Posted By 1781cc
Maybe, but it has to be a car replacement more...

Maybe, but it has to be a car replacement more than a tower, and its agricultural as hell, I test drove a brand new D-MAX V-Cross last weekend, hideous, cheap shiny plastics, engine sounded like a...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 7th September 2021, 04:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,371
Posted By 1781cc
In an ideal world I would buy an SQ5 but I am...

In an ideal world I would buy an SQ5 but I am planning on buying through the business so a pickup is a no-brainer.

Don't fancy buying a cabriolet as well do you? :)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 7th September 2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,371
Posted By 1781cc
Looking at an Amarok V6 or a Ranger Wildtrak....

Looking at an Amarok V6 or a Ranger Wildtrak. Your A8 will tow the track car thought won't it?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 3rd September 2021, 09:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,371
Posted By 1781cc
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 3rd September 2021, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,371
Posted By 1781cc
Sorry, just seen the Petrol and except black and...

Sorry, just seen the Petrol and except black and sub 60k miles... ignore me, my exuberance at someone else actually wanting an A4 took over! ha ha

Get him to join us over at the A4 Cabriolet Club...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 3rd September 2021, 08:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,371
Posted By 1781cc
So, I have mine for sale, ticks a lot of boxes,...

So, I have mine for sale, ticks a lot of boxes, it really is an excellent car. I'd ideally keep it but unfortunately my track car as at (arguably beyond) the limits of what I can put on the road and...
Forum: A4/S4 B6 14th February 2020, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,598
Posted By 1781cc
Yeah, Self Tapers, I am guessing some previously...

Yeah, Self Tapers, I am guessing some previously mounted one on yours and then took it off, its easy to do but needs a little trimming in the centre, best to offer up with gaffe tape to test and hold...
Forum: A4/S4 B6 13th February 2020, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,598
Posted By 1781cc
Hey, welcome to the cabriolet club, I am...

Hey, welcome to the cabriolet club, I am currently running a 3.0TDI A4 cab in B7 format, but I've had 2 4.2 B6 S4s in the past - good engines if you can avoid the timing belt issue, hopefully the new...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 23rd November 2019, 08:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,286
Posted By 1781cc
Thats great news, did you get it dyno'ed after? I...

Thats great news, did you get it dyno'ed after? I am hoping Will knocks some money off my next bill with them for all the recommendations ha ha

The difference for me was night and day
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 12th November 2019, 04:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,762
Posted By 1781cc
I seriously looked at this but too many variables...

I seriously looked at this but too many variables and things that need doing for me, but GLWS, its a great looking car, I am sure it'll shift probably after xmas at this rate...
Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 29th October 2019, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 7,547
Posted By 1781cc
If anybody does turbos or tuning gear for this it...

If anybody does turbos or tuning gear for this it will be Darkside Developments - have a look at their site and see what you find. I know they do a lot of upgrade stuff for cars such as my 3.0TDI A4...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 19th October 2019, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,722
Posted By 1781cc
Just use an “add a fuse” and run it from the fuse...

Just use an “add a fuse” and run it from the fuse box, I always run them that way, safe and reversible
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 13th October 2019, 12:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,575
Posted By 1781cc
Double glazing and better sound insulation are...

Double glazing and better sound insulation are the main drawers of the 8 over the 6, aesthetics and size aside, its always been the increased comfort that appealed to me. Its why I am considering...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 10th October 2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,633
Posted By 1781cc
I run 18" Rota Grid GTRs at 9kg each for my...

I run 18" Rota Grid GTRs at 9kg each for my semi-slicks and ultralite 17s at 8.1kg for the slicks, the difference is huge compared to the 19" crap that came with the car all those years ago
Forum: Daily banter 10th October 2019, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,296
Posted By 1781cc
I cant see as I am not a member (requested) but...

I cant see as I am not a member (requested) but if its this one its a cat C:

https://www.pistonheads.com/classifieds/used-cars/audi/s8/audi-s8-5-2-fsi-quattro-4dr/9986755

Plus I HATE the white...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 10th October 2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,633
Posted By 1781cc
Only use lightweight wheels on a track car,...

Only use lightweight wheels on a track car, you'll reduce unsprung weight and that has massive performance benefits - rota do a series of lightweight wheels as do OZ, team dynamics and many others....
Forum: Daily banter 10th October 2019, 02:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,296
Posted By 1781cc
Pros / Cons for the S8

Hey peeps, been a while since I've been here... almost 2 years since I sold my S8 for a more economical A4, its been a great car but I have a hankering for the big one again as I am no longer doing...
Forum: A4/S4 B6 10th October 2019, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 8,814
Posted By 1781cc
Love this - I did the same nearly 2 years ago...

Love this - I did the same nearly 2 years ago when I sold my D3 S8, I have a 2006 A4 B7 3.0TDI Cabriolet.

You should come over and play with us on Facebook in the A4 Cabriolet Club UK:...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 4th July 2019, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,878
Posted By 1781cc
Sold!

Sold!
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 30th June 2019, 04:49 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,286
Posted By 1781cc
I think its a good price to be honest, the remap...

I think its a good price to be honest, the remap alone is about £450 - they have done 3 of my cars so far so I know that's the remap price with dyne printouts, £1050 for the rest of the work is...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th June 2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,878
Posted By 1781cc
I know mate, it’s a great little car and she’s...

I know mate, it’s a great little car and she’s loved it but company car tax has kicked in and she’s just not using this, so we’ve got my A4, my track car, her TT and the company golf.

I’m half...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th June 2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,878
Posted By 1781cc
Price drop to £7250 - space issues with the...

Price drop to £7250 - space issues with the neighbors now causing grief, this is a good car!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 22nd June 2019, 05:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,878
Posted By 1781cc
2009 Audi TT 2.0 TFSI S-Tronic Roadster

Metallic Black, Perfect roof with no leaks, all electrics work, super smooth gearbox (gearbox service 10,000 miles ago), reliable and quick car, maintained regardless of cost, as you can see from the...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 18th July 2018, 02:28 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 27,014
Posted By 1781cc
Just had a quick nose around and for Levante...

Just had a quick nose around and for Levante money you could get a Tesla Model S...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th July 2018, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,100
Posted By 1781cc
Dropped to £75

Dropped to £75
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 11th July 2018, 06:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 19,656
Posted By 1781cc
Lovely sound, nice pitch to it, much less bark...

Lovely sound, nice pitch to it, much less bark then my milltek was, but I am less subtle ha ha

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Zo3RY6s27I&frags=pl%2Cwn&ab_channel=LeeWhitehead
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 11th July 2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,850
Posted By 1781cc
This is good news, my 3.0 TDI A4 will be due in...

This is good news, my 3.0 TDI A4 will be due in about 2 months, my concern is its had the DPF gutted before I got it, and I had it mapped to 260bhp anyway, before the changes. Will see what...
Forum: Daily banter 1st July 2018, 08:43 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,156
Posted By 1781cc
Nice work on the MOT, hope its all good on the...

Nice work on the MOT, hope its all good on the birthing front!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 29th June 2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,367
Posted By 1781cc
PM'd

PM'd
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 29th June 2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,367
Posted By 1781cc
WTB: Audi RSAP Module

So some tea leaf nicked the rSAP controller from my wife's TT the other day when it was parked with the roof down.

Now after another one to replace it, anyone have one of these:
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 27th June 2018, 07:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,494
Posted By 1781cc
pre-emptively I would do all the lambda sensors...

pre-emptively I would do all the lambda sensors if its affordable, and check the flexi's on the exhaust.
Forum: Daily banter 24th June 2018, 03:15 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,480
Posted By 1781cc
Sorry to hear of your loss, I can't begin to...

Sorry to hear of your loss, I can't begin to imagine what thats like for you and your family, sincere condolences.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 23rd June 2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,938
Posted By 1781cc
Silver D3 Door handle

Came off the car as the keyless entry wasn't working, free to a good home if they want to tinker with repairs or use it for parts to repair a scratched on and transfer the bits over,

free...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 23rd June 2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,100
Posted By 1781cc
Facelift S8 D3 rear light

This was originally taken off because of some condensation in it, however, after drying out and inspecting, its not cracked or damaged at all, I think the culprit was the rubber rear seal which could...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd June 2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,094
Posted By 1781cc
Numberplate for IT

Saw this and though... I know who this should be belong to...
Forum: Daily banter 21st June 2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,156
Posted By 1781cc
whats the condition of the chains, clutch, aux...

whats the condition of the chains, clutch, aux rads on the S4?
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 19th June 2018, 07:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,195
Posted By 1781cc
It started to go down the legitimate route over a...

It started to go down the legitimate route over a decade ago, its never really taken off other than in the US though, spotify wipes the floor with them, apple music and amazon music IMO. they really...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 18th June 2018, 03:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 25,195
Posted By 1781cc
Hi-Fi is such a subjective thing, wife wants...

Hi-Fi is such a subjective thing, wife wants small and unseen, so we have a couple of Bose Soundlink Mini's dotted around (don't even go there on the fact that one could be moved between rooms...)
...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 13th June 2018, 05:18 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 22,011
Posted By 1781cc
Bet your wife is happy! :ROFL:

Bet your wife is happy! :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 13th June 2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,098
Posted By 1781cc
Lose the D3, I only occasionally miss my D3 S8, I...

Lose the D3, I only occasionally miss my D3 S8, I imagine I would feel differently if I had lost a D2, they will be rocking horse poo in about 2-3 years IMO

I think given your past history of cars...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 11th June 2018, 06:49 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 22,011
Posted By 1781cc
I'd say drive an A3, see how you get on, but as a...

I'd say drive an A3, see how you get on, but as a comparison piece, find an A6 3.0 TDI Le Mans and see how it feels, know that with a remap its a mega car as well. They drive pretty spectacularly for...
Forum: Daily banter 6th June 2018, 07:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 12,007
Posted By 1781cc
Love your work, I hate red interiors, that looks...

Love your work, I hate red interiors, that looks the nuts though +++
Forum: Daily banter 6th June 2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,746
Posted By 1781cc
did this two months ago on the A4, exactly that,...

did this two months ago on the A4, exactly that, had the whole front replaced under insurance, nightmare, I feel for you
Forum: A4/S4/RS4 B7 25th May 2018, 11:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 17,404
Posted By 1781cc
Scrubs up nicely... wasn't a quick job mind! ...

Scrubs up nicely... wasn't a quick job mind!

https://s9.postimg.cc/ohamrjzmz/DSCF0938.jpg (https://postimg.cc/image/ohamrjzmz/)

https://s9.postimg.cc/jjx25w7sb/DSCF0940.jpg...
Forum: Daily banter 21st May 2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,147
Posted By 1781cc
Thanks for the link, a good roof person is always...

Thanks for the link, a good roof person is always worth knowing, had no issues on my old cab, but didn't know anyone who was any good so that was lucky!
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th May 2018, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,169
Posted By 1781cc
Brilliant :ROFL:

Brilliant :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 16th May 2018, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,147
Posted By 1781cc
Just bear in mind that life and ideas change, you...

Just bear in mind that life and ideas change, you may decide you want to cross europe in it one summer, if an MX5 still ticks that box, go for it, I'm about to head down to France and northern spain...
Forum: Daily banter 16th May 2018, 06:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,147
Posted By 1781cc
I see MX5s on track a lot, they are dog slow but...

I see MX5s on track a lot, they are dog slow but the people driving them seem to be having a laugh so cant be all that bad if speed isnt your thing and you dont care about space

Also meant to say,...
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