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Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 31st July 2022, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Ronin
1. Popping sounds - I got rid of my bose amp as...

1. Popping sounds - I got rid of my bose amp as it has floating ground and not common ground which makes it incompatible with all the aftermarket head units out there. You use a Bose adapter which...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 30th July 2022, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 506
Posted By Ronin
Just get an an android head unit with built in...

Just get an an android head unit with built in carplay.
Carplay is designed to be used on touch screens and rnse doesn't have one, it will be a gimmick especially for twice the price
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 29th July 2022, 08:03 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By Ronin
20 years with a d2, and another good few years...

20 years with a d2, and another good few years with a D3, impressive!
Also its interesting to see what the repair costs were over a 20 year span.
Forum: D2 - Interior 27th July 2022, 06:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,372
Posted By Ronin
Update: Button swap complete. ...

Update:
Button swap complete.
https://serving.photos.photobox.com/949276347482987c43b911fefe0ae35e8826a86b41e84cc36dd18519c84a08391c6f8a3b.jpg...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 25th July 2022, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By Ronin
Your idea is not too far from the D2 realm as...

Your idea is not too far from the D2 realm as prefacelift sensors are press fit :D
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 25th July 2022, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By Ronin
I think i will grind the bolt down flat and drill...

I think i will grind the bolt down flat and drill it out, best i can do in field condition.

Btw I checked continuity on on the sensor harness and it was ok right to the end where i cut it off, so...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 25th July 2022, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By Ronin
Things didn't go to plan yesterday :( ...

Things didn't go to plan yesterday :(

https://serving.photos.photobox.com/762609488545e25627972ff66fade724727947ab76f57c54000a347430efbe873e67ffd4.jpg...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 23rd July 2022, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 847
Posted By Ronin
00283 - 00283 - ABS Wheel Speed Sensor Front Left

Has anyone had this on their D2?

In my case the error comes up with the car stationary and ignition on, and after clearing it in VCDS it comes back instantly.

Disconnecting the sensor also...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 23rd July 2022, 12:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,086
Posted By Ronin
Doesn't tradition sell them?

Doesn't tradition sell them?
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 20th July 2022, 06:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,727
Posted By Ronin
I'll be attempting this soon, can someone confirm...

I'll be attempting this soon, can someone confirm that the current slip ring in my car (fl 3 spoke steering with factory tip tronic) will do? or is there some other slip ring for tip tronic and...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 5th July 2022, 04:16 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 17,311
Posted By Ronin
It can be done, but would require unspeakable...

It can be done, but would require unspeakable things to be done to dash and center console

https://sc04.alicdn.com/kf/H01d0cf4e287549f09e22b9dfbc8a44afM.jpg
Forum: D2 - Everything else 4th July 2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 17,311
Posted By Ronin
As always: why not just gen an Android HU? :ROFL:

As always: why not just gen an Android HU? :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 27th June 2022, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,796
Posted By Ronin
The car is home now and after driving around 115...

The car is home now and after driving around 115 miles it has been totally transformed and I have new found confidence in it.
MJ is such a hard worker I had a hard time keeping up with her :ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd June 2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,203
Posted By Ronin
All those bilsteins seem to be universal fit as...

All those bilsteins seem to be universal fit as the fitment is listed for 2.8 through to diesels..

There are brand new prefacelift oem front shocks on
ebay...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th June 2022, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,203
Posted By Ronin
Why not buy the OEMs again? They are on tradition...

Why not buy the OEMs again? They are on tradition and eBay too
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 20th June 2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Ronin
If the long bolt screws in with the smallest...

If the long bolt screws in with the smallest amount of resistance then it's not seated right, that's what I found in my experience. It should just go in perfectly on first try. Depending on how full...
Forum: Daily banter 19th June 2022, 09:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,761
Posted By Ronin
It's a great time to have a company fuel card I...

It's a great time to have a company fuel card I must admit...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 17th June 2022, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 695
Posted By Ronin
fill the car up well past half mark and see if it...

fill the car up well past half mark and see if it starts
if it does you have a badly seated fuel pump or a pump thats seated ok with bad seals.

It would make sense to make an introduction post to...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th June 2022, 09:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Ronin
pm sent!

pm sent!
Forum: Daily banter 15th June 2022, 07:32 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,487
Posted By Ronin
Ahhh! so thats what it was:)

Ahhh! so thats what it was:)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 14th June 2022, 08:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Ronin
Any takers? I might stick this on ebay or the...

Any takers? I might stick this on ebay or the facebook group otherwise
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 13th June 2022, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 683
Posted By Ronin
what is the live vcds data showing? can you see...

what is the live vcds data showing? can you see the distances? it could be a blown speaker?
Forum: Daily banter 13th June 2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 997
Posted By Ronin
I like their stick of truth, too many fake...

I like their stick of truth, too many fake exhausts in cars these days... :(
Forum: Daily banter 13th June 2022, 07:58 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,487
Posted By Ronin
Last try: Some tool to press in the...

Last try:

Some tool to press in the windscreen trim?
Forum: Daily banter 13th June 2022, 07:17 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,487
Posted By Ronin
seeing the slightly conical shape, does it...

seeing the slightly conical shape, does it replace the old spring mount on the rear control arm?
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 12th June 2022, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 875
Posted By Ronin
A bad tensioner?

A bad tensioner?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th June 2022, 05:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Ronin
All D2's come with the 2 holes in the upper boot...

All D2's come with the 2 holes in the upper boot lining for the door latch.
Holes for the 2 bottom tabs you will need to cut yourself unless your car has had one of these in the past and someone...
Forum: Daily banter 11th June 2022, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 695
Posted By Ronin
Thanks. Those are some good insights into how...

Thanks. Those are some good insights into how much the forum German trip is going to cost
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 11th June 2022, 09:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Ronin
I have both but prefer the look of the flat one,...

I have both but prefer the look of the flat one, to match the other side so I'm selling this one, but yes they are rare and looking at how much they go for ebay.de the price is a steal :cool:
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 11th June 2022, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 652
Posted By Ronin
Diesel engine bay seals

Nice and quick mod, part numbers are:
4D0 823 732 D
4D0 823 731 D

These are used on the diesel D2's to keep the engine noise as low as possible
They also makes the bonnet shut a lot nicer....
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 11th June 2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 914
Posted By Ronin
Driver side boot cover for sale

80 including P&P

https://serving.photos.photobox.com/02013386ccee0c5aaaae2bf722d80534947069aaa9656dad961bccf8d7d6ced6f252786a.jpg...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 9th June 2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,915
Posted By Ronin
2.8's alternator are twice as likely to fail as...

2.8's alternator are twice as likely to fail as V8 ones because on top of the regulator or slip rings wearing, your the one way clutch can fail.

Mine failed at 143k miles without a warning, (but...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 9th June 2022, 02:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,404
Posted By Ronin
why not stick an android in and get the car's...

why not stick an android in and get the car's infotainment up to date?
Forum: Daily banter 4th June 2022, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By Ronin
A8 only with a 2.8 👍

A8 only with a 2.8 👍
Forum: Other marques 30th May 2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,084
Posted By Ronin
Aren't these worth stupid amounts of money today?

Aren't these worth stupid amounts of money today?
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 27th May 2022, 08:38 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,753
Posted By Ronin
the subframe bolts can be reused, be sure you...

the subframe bolts can be reused, be sure you thread them in properly when you put them in as some people have been known to cross thread or strip them ;)
Forum: Daily banter 27th May 2022, 07:37 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,487
Posted By Ronin
that AC clutch is really like a small CC...

that AC clutch is really like a small CC motorbike clutch :ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 24th May 2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,155
Posted By Ronin
I ended up painting my subframe on top of powder:...

I ended up painting my subframe on top of powder:
https://i.ibb.co/brRFJCM/image.png
It also got a rather generous coat of cavity sealer:
https://i.ibb.co/dDVnLPg/image.png
Too generous i think:...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd May 2022, 11:05 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,487
Posted By Ronin
It's the same part with different connector that...

It's the same part with different connector that has reversed polarity. D2 part is NLA.
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 18th May 2022, 07:56 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,217
Posted By Ronin
gold object in last pic of first post

gold object in last pic of first post
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 18th May 2022, 06:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,340
Posted By Ronin
Sold to strumm. He messaged yesterday :)

Sold to strumm. He messaged yesterday :)
Forum: Daily banter 17th May 2022, 01:13 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,487
Posted By Ronin
Seeing this makes me want to do a manual swap for...

Seeing this makes me want to do a manual swap for reliability purposes, especially for the german trip, but my day to day lazy and realistic side is telling me i would start to hate driving the car :(
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th May 2022, 11:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,340
Posted By Ronin
D2 wing bolt cover caps for sale 20 inc p&p

x12 D2 wing bolt cover caps for sale 20 inc p&p
https://i.ibb.co/B4ZXdRs/dllhost-2022-05-17-12-54-12.png
https://i.ibb.co/1sCSVjD/1111111.jpg

They will look like in this post once fitted:...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 17th May 2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,217
Posted By Ronin
you have an extra relay there and a heating...

you have an extra relay there and a heating resistor, lol what is it all this for? growing weed under the bonnet?
Forum: Owners Meets 16th May 2022, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,180
Posted By Ronin
I'll email you my wurst bill!

I'll email you my wurst bill!
Forum: D2 - Interior 14th May 2022, 08:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 958
Posted By Ronin
M6?

M6?
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 14th May 2022, 08:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,067
Posted By Ronin
They look like relays to me

They look like relays to me
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 14th May 2022, 08:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,184
Posted By Ronin
You can remove front bumper without doing that....

You can remove front bumper without doing that. Just remove the under tray if you have it, few clips holding the front wheel arch liners to the bumper and bumper itself is held with 2 Allen bolts...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 11th May 2022, 07:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 45,175
Posted By Ronin
Is your car non bose? I just reused all the bose...

Is your car non bose? I just reused all the bose wiring already in the boot
Forum: Owners Meets 10th May 2022, 09:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,180
Posted By Ronin
This is the hotel for the Spa session (19-20th of...

This is the hotel for the Spa session (19-20th of September):
Les Refuges du Chalet- http://www.booking.com/Share-3PfW8F

We have reserved 8 chalets (the whole site) with prices ranging from 63...
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