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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 22nd November 2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,665
Posted By kungfupanda
Bump and reduction to 400 collected from Old...

Bump and reduction to 400 collected from Old Trafford.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th November 2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,665
Posted By kungfupanda
4 x 275/35/21 Pirelli P Zero Tyres

BL Bentley rated.

DOT code 24 15

Brand new, never fitted.

I bought these to replace the tyres on my A8 which has just been sold.

500 collection only from Old Trafford, Manchester.
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 28th November 2016, 09:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 8,852
Posted By kungfupanda
Ditto with my D4 albeit a 3.0 TFSI petrol. ...

Ditto with my D4 albeit a 3.0 TFSI petrol.

Mine had a minor service prior to purchasing in April. As soon as I got it, I did the spark plugs and air filter with OEM parts from TPS. I also did...
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th July 2016, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,593
Posted By kungfupanda
I used a generic OBD tool to wind back the...

I used a generic OBD tool to wind back the pistons and then wound them back on again once I'd finished. I know that VCDS asks you to enter the new pad mm thickness but I wasn't asked with the tool I...
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th July 2016, 11:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,593
Posted By kungfupanda
Yeah I did them myself. I've only done the rears...

Yeah I did them myself. I've only done the rears though. I think they're trickier than the front. It's just the same as on any vehicle except you need VCDS or a generic code reading unit to allow...
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 25th June 2016, 04:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 15,593
Posted By kungfupanda
I've recently done the rear pads and discs on my...

I've recently done the rear pads and discs on my D4. The Pagid ones at ECP fitted with no problems and are performing well. New wear sensors are included with the new pads. Just to confirm on my...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 11th June 2016, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,923
Posted By kungfupanda
Yep, it's 504/507 compatible. I'll be...

Yep, it's 504/507 compatible.

I'll be collecting next week so will keep you updated.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 9th June 2016, 10:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,923
Posted By kungfupanda
Heads Up Cheap Quantum LLIII 5w30 at TPS

Just a little heads up. TPS have got an offer that has just gone live. If you buy 20 litres (4 X 5 litre bottles), it nets down to 17.50 per 5 litre bottle which is pretty cheap. The only downer is...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 25th May 2016, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,033
Posted By kungfupanda
Bump and a reduction from 350 to 275.

Bump and a reduction from 350 to 275.
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 22nd May 2016, 04:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,963
Posted By kungfupanda
Aaaah I only saw the 105 headline figure.

Aaaah I only saw the 105 headline figure.
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 22nd May 2016, 03:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,963
Posted By kungfupanda
Shouldn't Mr O Goldman be paying anyway?

Shouldn't Mr O Goldman be paying anyway?
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 16th May 2016, 01:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,493
Posted By kungfupanda
Finger's crossed all will be fine. Nice...

Finger's crossed all will be fine.

Nice little hareem you've got going on now...
Forum: D4 - Common Faults 16th May 2016, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,493
Posted By kungfupanda
Flat Battery - Inoperative Bootlid

Left the car parked up after work at 5am on Sunday morning. Got back to it this morning at 8am and the battery was as flat as a pancake. It seems I must have knocked the lights from auto to...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 15th May 2016, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,004
Posted By kungfupanda
Yep, just Vo. Vietnamese parents and Vo is quite...

Yep, just Vo. Vietnamese parents and Vo is quite a common Vietnamese surname.

I've had lots of cheap plates as a result of it. S44 BAV on a Saab convertible. T7 AVO on an Audi TT, AV03 AVO on a...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 13th May 2016, 11:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,004
Posted By kungfupanda
When I had my first C6 S6, I bought V10 AVO (AVO...

When I had my first C6 S6, I bought V10 AVO (AVO being my first initial and full surname, it's great having a two letter surname!) for 399 I think, it's stuck with me through all my cars since even...
Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 12th May 2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 29,686
Posted By kungfupanda
Bumping this thread from the depths but National...

Bumping this thread from the depths but National Tyres are quite competitive on oil changes only. A few years ago I had them do an oil change on my Mk 1 Audi TT and they did it within an hour with...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th May 2016, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,033
Posted By kungfupanda
Cheers Ian! The fronts are heated and...

Cheers Ian!

The fronts are heated and electric with memory function. No massage or ventilation. No rear screens or wood trim on the back of them.

The rears are standard with no ventilation...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th May 2016, 11:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,033
Posted By kungfupanda
FS: A8 D4 Black Leather Seats

Having sourced some replacement seats for my car, I'm selling the original ones which have been replaced. They come out of a 2011 SE Exec which has done 77,000 miles. There is no wear to any of the...
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 11th May 2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 36,809
Posted By kungfupanda
Brilliant. Cheers for that.

Brilliant. Cheers for that.
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 11th May 2016, 08:50 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 36,809
Posted By kungfupanda
Bravo on getting the car sorted chap. Did the...

Bravo on getting the car sorted chap. Did the car pass the MOT?

Also, as IT has mentioned, any chance of letting us know how you operate the bottled from the key? Is it a VCDS thing?
Forum: D4 - Interior Trims 4th May 2016, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 9,464
Posted By kungfupanda
As mentioned previously, there are three clips...

As mentioned previously, there are three clips towards the front of the bench which just release when lifted.

Then at the back of the bench, there are two hooks, one on each side of the bench. ...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 27th April 2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,603
Posted By kungfupanda
Next step will be to remove the A8 and Quattro...

Next step will be to remove the A8 and Quattro badge from the rear and refurb the wheels. I think the thin angular spokes will suit a shadow chrome colour.
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 27th April 2016, 05:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,603
Posted By kungfupanda
After an unsuccessful attempt at tinting the flat...

After an unsuccessful attempt at tinting the flat rear window of a Range Rover Sport, I decided my wrapping and tinting skills leave a lot to be desired. This was done by the professionals. They've...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 27th April 2016, 05:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,308
Posted By kungfupanda
255/45/19 Try the link here. ...

255/45/19

Try the link here.

https://www.tyreleader.co.uk/car-tyres-255-45-19/?orderby=prix

Uniroyal's are 111 each delivered!
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 27th April 2016, 04:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,603
Posted By kungfupanda
A quick update to the fettling that I've had done...

A quick update to the fettling that I've had done to the car. It's a work in progress but I've had the front grille and lower horizontal slats wrapped in gloss black. The windows have also been...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 27th April 2016, 04:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,308
Posted By kungfupanda
These are supply only from either Oponeo or Tyre...

These are supply only from either Oponeo or Tyre Leader. I don't pay fitting as I have a friend with a fully equipped garage...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 27th April 2016, 04:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 10,308
Posted By kungfupanda
Did Oscar change the tyres for a fresh set then?...

Did Oscar change the tyres for a fresh set then? I only ask because I'll be changing mine soon. Are you on 19"s? I've seen Uniroyal Rainsport 3 for 120 and Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetrics for 140...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 27th April 2016, 07:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,603
Posted By kungfupanda
Basic of basic SE Exec spec. I don't think it has...

Basic of basic SE Exec spec. I don't think it has any options ticked! Still, I'm happy with it.

Will consider giving it a Stage 2 map with smaller supercharger pulley once I'm used to it and when...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 27th April 2016, 01:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,912
Posted By kungfupanda
So, who's brave enough for this S8???

http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201604203178634?postcode=m15lh&search-target=usedcars&quicksearch=true&make=audi&sort=default&onesearchad=used%2Cnearlynew%2Cnew&radius=1500&model=s8&page...
Forum: D4 - Interior Electrics 26th April 2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,408
Posted By kungfupanda
Just been out and spotted that button. Cheers...

Just been out and spotted that button. Cheers Paul! :D
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 26th April 2016, 09:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,603
Posted By kungfupanda
Yep Manchester. Even though Manchester Audi is...

Yep Manchester. Even though Manchester Audi is less than 10 minutes way, I use Stockport Audi for servicing. They serviced my old V10 S6 last year. 199 for a minor service plus I had a brake fluid...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 26th April 2016, 08:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,603
Posted By kungfupanda
Returning to the Audi fold...

After having a 2008 W221 S Class for 6 months, I've returned to the Audi fold. My previous vehicles have included a Mark 1 Audi TT convertible, a couple of C6 S6's (one saloon and one avant), a...
Forum: D4 - Interior Electrics 26th April 2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,408
Posted By kungfupanda
Interior lights to come on when unlock?

On all my previous cars, the interior lights have come on when the doors are unlocked or one of the doors is opened. It doesn't seem to happen on the D4 I have just bought. Been through all the...
Forum: Daily banter 25th April 2016, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,684
Posted By kungfupanda
What's a salad?

What's a salad?
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th April 2016, 09:54 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 36,809
Posted By kungfupanda
Any news?

Any news?
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 12th April 2016, 04:41 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 36,809
Posted By kungfupanda
Good luck with driving it to Audi! I tried to...

Good luck with driving it to Audi! I tried to drive my bosses CL63 without power steering and gave up. Just remember to let it start rolling before putting in any steering input!
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 12th April 2016, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,978
Posted By kungfupanda
I've seen the gap in the market as you suggest! ...

I've seen the gap in the market as you suggest! 15k gets you a very leggy 2010 or 2011 with base SE or SE Exec spec with no added extras.

Up to a few weeks ago, I was considering spending up...
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 12th April 2016, 04:22 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 36,809
Posted By kungfupanda
Power steering cap might be tough to get off. ...

Power steering cap might be tough to get off. Does it have a narrow cutout across the top to stick something in to turn?

To be fair, if you've bought from Oscar, I'd presume he'd take it back...
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 12th April 2016, 03:18 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 36,809
Posted By kungfupanda
Can you take the engine cover off to see whether...

Can you take the engine cover off to see whether the auxiliary belt drives the power steering pump? If it does, check if it's in good condition and not come off any of the pulleys?

Clutching at...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 12th April 2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,978
Posted By kungfupanda
D4 SE Exec. 3.0TFSI or 3.0TDI?

I've just taken a deposit on my W221 S320 and will be looking at getting back into the Audi fold after having a couple of V10 S6s and an Audi TT back in my younger days.

My budget is around...
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