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Forum: Spotless 18th May 2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,919
Posted By Glync
They look spot on mate.:D I keep my wheels...

They look spot on mate.:D
I keep my wheels spotless too, often give the, a coat of polymer sealant too. after 15 months i dont have any rust showing on the discs either so they still look good. I...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2018, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,501
Posted By Glync
You are spot on there mate I had some idiot in...

You are spot on there mate
I had some idiot in a Vauxhall following me yesterday poor conditions but he was right up my backside! Not a chance of him stopping or avoiding me if I braked. Luckily I...
Forum: Daily banter 26th February 2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,546
Posted By Glync
One Year Old this week

Amazing how time flies
My S8 will be 12 months old on March 1st.
I must do a bit of an update on what she has been like to live with.
But here's quick snap from a visit to the local garden centre...
Forum: Daily banter 5th February 2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,616
Posted By Glync
Cheers for posting that+++ Must say overall...

Cheers for posting that+++

Must say overall I like the D5 so far it's really not massively different from the D4 looks wise which means they don't date over night too :) But I am biased! I like...
Forum: Daily banter 6th November 2017, 07:45 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,559
Posted By Glync
Iím on my fourth 8 now and loving this one :love:...

Iím on my fourth 8 now and loving this one :love: currently 54 knees creaking and back aching kitted the garage out with a four post lift to help when i am working on my classics:):)
i was trying...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 20th October 2017, 02:37 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 62,678
Posted By Glync
Yes mine came back on at lunchtime +++

Yes mine came back on at lunchtime +++
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 19th October 2017, 03:02 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 62,678
Posted By Glync
Glad I found this thread I thought mine was...

Glad I found this thread I thought mine was b*ggered too!
I read a few issues in the states but not much in the uk
Mine just says restarting and sticks there
Let me know if anyone gets theirs...
Forum: Daily banter 14th September 2017, 10:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,537
Posted By Glync
Morning Lads As promised (a bit late) a few...

Morning Lads
As promised (a bit late) a few pictures of the classic fleet
Hope I have loaded the correctly?
The TVR is a 98 450 Chimaera I have owned for three years now.
The car was stripped...
Forum: Daily banter 12th September 2017, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,537
Posted By Glync
Will add a few more later tonight lads, glad you...

Will add a few more later tonight lads, glad you like her :)
The seats and interior were sorted for me by two lads that originally worked in the TVR trimming dept. and have set up again in virtually...
Forum: Daily banter 12th September 2017, 08:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,537
Posted By Glync
I bought her as a bit of a wreck and spent two...

I bought her as a bit of a wreck and spent two years stripping and rebuilding her. The previous owner lost his job in the city and left her under a cover. So she was mouldy and suffering badly.
I...
Forum: Daily banter 12th September 2017, 08:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,537
Posted By Glync
Great, now I know something I didn't when I...

Great, now I know something I didn't when I started
and before anyone says anything yes the plate should be on the S8
But this was my Dads own plate which he had for years he recently past away and...
Forum: Daily banter 12th September 2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,537
Posted By Glync
Having a play does this work? Cheers Glyn ...

Having a play
does this work?
Cheers Glyn

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=16982&stc=1&d=1505205518
Forum: Daily banter 12th September 2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,537
Posted By Glync
I would post a picture but need to find somewhere...

I would post a picture but need to find somewhere new to host them for forums after photobucket lived up to it's name :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 11th September 2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,537
Posted By Glync
I Love it but then I am biased I have a 98...

I Love it but then I am biased I have a 98 Chimaera 450 sat in the garage +++
Just about to decat her and fit a custom made stainless Y piece downpipe to increase the racket she makes.
Good luck to...
Forum: D4 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 17th July 2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,927
Posted By Glync
Out of interest Paul where did you take the...

Out of interest Paul where did you take the switched live from. I tested the fuse boxes eitjer side of the dash and they didn't switch off even after time. I ended up running a cable from the rear...
Forum: Daily banter 11th July 2017, 03:41 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 11,470
Posted By Glync
Quite pleased....it doesn't date my S8 too much...

Quite pleased....it doesn't date my S8 too much from what I can see although you need to see them in the flesh I guess+++
But...it doesn't seem to take the car too far forward visually either, the...
Forum: Daily banter 15th June 2017, 01:36 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 12,144
Posted By Glync
I had the Goodyears on the first D4 and wasn't a...

I had the Goodyears on the first D4 and wasn't a big fan due to the noise they created on certain surfaces, although they lasted fairly well and I stuck with them when I needed a new set.
The V8 D...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 6th June 2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 8,637
Posted By Glync
Looks a nice motor mate Enjoy +++ On my 3rd...

Looks a nice motor mate
Enjoy +++
On my 3rd D4 now and have to say they are a cracking car, so far never had a fault with any of them :love:
Apart from some t@at has dinked my door so will be...
Forum: Daily banter 28th April 2017, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 6,502
Posted By Glync
Which section is that mate, i havent been up that...

Which section is that mate, i havent been up that way to Derby for a while, i often join around Alrewas having cut through Tamworth from my office?

These stealth taxes are growing and if we sat...
Forum: Daily banter 20th April 2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,995
Posted By Glync
do they supply it in big cans :Confused: +++

do they supply it in big cans :Confused: +++
Forum: Daily banter 20th April 2017, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,995
Posted By Glync
I was surprised how much they were asking for...

I was surprised how much they were asking for that 21 model.

My old V8 d was a 15 car and the dealer is asking 35K for that and that was loaded with spec and a superb motor, a careful owner too ;)...
Forum: Daily banter 12th March 2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,817
Posted By Glync
Really enjoyed that Thanks for posting +++ ...

Really enjoyed that
Thanks for posting +++
Perhaps we should send the link the the right honourable Chris Grayling :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 6th March 2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 44
S8
Views: 12,856
Posted By Glync
Thanks mate I saw that in my trawl round the...

Thanks mate I saw that in my trawl round the forums, but I can imagine the dealers approach to a warranty claim when they see that so I was looking for a fuse to piggy or where there wasn't a fuse...
Forum: Daily banter 6th March 2017, 03:19 PM
Replies: 44
S8
Views: 12,856
Posted By Glync
Will do mate once i stop pratting about in it and...

Will do mate once i stop pratting about in it and get back to work :p
Cant resist messing about at the moment.
On the way back at motorway speeds and some A roads she was showing 32-33 average but...
Forum: Daily banter 6th March 2017, 06:56 AM
Replies: 44
S8
Views: 12,856
Posted By Glync
Yes I already search out the better fuels for the...

Yes I already search out the better fuels for the old TVR she likes slurping on good liquer too :ROFL:+++
Shame they don't still give wine glasses or green shield stamps i could get something back !...
Forum: Daily banter 5th March 2017, 03:55 PM
Replies: 44
S8
Views: 12,856
Posted By Glync
Thanks for the kind words all, almost cant wait...

Thanks for the kind words all, almost cant wait to go to work :ROFL:

I am not sure if you can turn off the noise cancelling thing tbh will have a look in the options, the car is definitely quieter...
Forum: Daily banter 5th March 2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 44
S8
Views: 12,856
Posted By Glync
As far as I know ( and frankly that's not a great...

As far as I know ( and frankly that's not a great deal) there are sensors in the roof lining which pick up ambient noise (road tyre etc) and the system then plays another noise through the speakers...
Forum: Daily banter 5th March 2017, 11:02 AM
Replies: 44
S8
Views: 12,856
Posted By Glync
Morning Lads Apologies I am slow with the...

Morning Lads
Apologies I am slow with the pictures
Weather is rubbish and what pictures I have Photbucket is living up to it's name and crashing out every time I change something so these may be...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 44
S8
Views: 12,856
Posted By Glync
New Beastie Has Arrived

Hi Lads
Picked up the S8 yesterday, had a nice 150 mile or so run back with her on a glorious sunny day :love:
So pleased she is a beauty and the noise when you press the loud pedal is already...
Forum: Daily banter 18th February 2017, 12:59 PM
Replies: 44
S8
Views: 12,856
Posted By Glync
Thanks Lads Can't wait now the decision is made...

Thanks Lads
Can't wait now the decision is made next week will no doubt go very slowly!
Might go out and give the 8 a wash off as this week has been a mucky one on the roads.
I promise I'll try...
Forum: Daily banter 18th February 2017, 10:43 AM
Replies: 44
S8
Views: 12,856
Posted By Glync
Morning Chaps Quick update Your best efforts...

Morning Chaps
Quick update
Your best efforts to put me off failed and the S8 is due for delivery on the 1st March before these sodding new tax rules add to the already large running costs :D...
Forum: Daily banter 17th February 2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,317
Posted By Glync
Yea my home itunes is stored on a nas server i...

Yea my home itunes is stored on a nas server i changed all the sound surround gear recently and set up a 4tb dual nas drive works a treat
But you might as well be talking another lauguage +++
Forum: Daily banter 17th February 2017, 07:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,317
Posted By Glync
My apple library is lossless at home (didnt know...

My apple library is lossless at home (didnt know this was called flac) and i load up what i want in the car on an 80gb iPod "old"model in the car, so i dont get the library picture show either. Takes...
Forum: Daily banter 13th February 2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 44
S8
Views: 12,856
Posted By Glync
Thanks all, you are no help at all :mad::ROFL: ...

Thanks all, you are no help at all :mad::ROFL:
Oh well things have progressed and i have a couple of options to consider lets see what comes up over the next few days. Just been offered a matt...
Forum: Daily banter 13th February 2017, 11:27 AM
Replies: 44
S8
Views: 12,856
Posted By Glync
S8

Just been and ordered a new A3 S Line Cab for my wife this weekend, something she has promised herself for years having always had the family truck, now the kids are grown and we don't have to carry...
Forum: Daily banter 7th February 2017, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,317
Posted By Glync
New A8 Questionaire

Evening chaps
Has anyone else had an email from Audi UK asking their opinions on the possible options on the new A8's interior
Seemed aimed at things we would like to see as standard, only a few...
Forum: Daily banter 7th February 2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,223
Posted By Glync
Looks great mate Are you free this weekend to...

Looks great mate
Are you free this weekend to do another :)
You realise how big these cars are when you set about a proper polishing job
+++
Forum: Daily banter 14th December 2016, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 40,873
Posted By Glync
Good thread this, we often forget the massive...

Good thread this, we often forget the massive benefit being part of groups of like minded car nuts!
I am not a serial poster but check in on a regular basis. This forum and the good folks on here...
Forum: Daily banter 28th May 2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,426
Posted By Glync
Hi mate wish you well and i hope you manage to...

Hi mate wish you well and i hope you manage to get everything sorted
All The best
Glyn +++
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 19th May 2016, 08:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,182
Posted By Glync
Thanks for that really enjoyed watching it +++

Thanks for that really enjoyed watching it +++
Forum: Daily banter 11th May 2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,773
Posted By Glync
Mines got the ad blu system so far nearly 6k...

Mines got the ad blu system so far nearly 6k miles no issues or fill ups. I post when i get the warning lamp on (probably kiss of death now:))
I wasnt aware of it till i bought the car as it wasnt...
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 6th May 2016, 10:15 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 35,833
Posted By Glync
Hi Hope you manage to get it sorted soon mate as...

Hi Hope you manage to get it sorted soon mate as they are superb cars, mine was a joy to drive down to Newbury this week, nearly 40mpg and so smooth! She is starting to loosen up now with over 5k on...
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 15th April 2016, 06:57 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 35,833
Posted By Glync
Good luck with it mate i am sure you will have...

Good luck with it mate i am sure you will have her back sorted quickly. +++
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 7th April 2016, 03:19 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,845
Posted By Glync
Thanks for that :( After parting with a fair few...

Thanks for that :( After parting with a fair few quid for this 6s I will have to suffer it. Why do Apple do this, I find their gear ok otherwise ?
To be honest it's not the fiver a month that...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 7th April 2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,845
Posted By Glync
Thanks mate I will have a look at that and your...

Thanks mate I will have a look at that and your right it's 500mb for a £5 on the giffgaff thingy.
+++
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 7th April 2016, 02:13 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,845
Posted By Glync
I use my iPhone for calls via Bluetooth so just...

I use my iPhone for calls via Bluetooth so just wanted a data only package. As the IPhone does not support SIM Access profile. The problem is the car doesn't use that much data and the providers have...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 7th April 2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,845
Posted By Glync
Mines just getting to 5k miles now and I have...

Mines just getting to 5k miles now and I have seen over 40 on a run best being 43 but the overall average is 32.7 currently. The 3litre gave and overall always around 36-37. But this beasty is not...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 6th April 2016, 06:36 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,845
Posted By Glync
Well i have a giff gaff card in mine and it works...

Well i have a giff gaff card in mine and it works a treat. +++
I did try to find an open ended card for data but they seem to have gone mate
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 6th April 2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,845
Posted By Glync
Totally agree mate I Had the same issue looking...

Totally agree mate
I Had the same issue looking for mine and the one before.
I like the sport models as they come with a good standard spec to start with, the seats are superb i cant put up with...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 6th April 2016, 07:54 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,845
Posted By Glync
The last D4 i had 2013 sport had the gps function...

The last D4 i had 2013 sport had the gps function too which can gives info to the gearbox and lights etc. I am sure as well as gps control the one i have now has a manual function on the mmi as well...
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