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Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 6th June 2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 850
Posted By S81
Plenty of work in that ,did you buy a 2nd hand...

Plenty of work in that ,did you buy a 2nd hand manifold ?,I did mine 18 months ago ( just carbon clean and valve cover gaskets and oil filter gasket when in there ),
Forum: Daily banter 4th June 2022, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By S81
seems most people on here have the same addiction...

seems most people on here have the same addiction problem,it's hard to refrain ,I find it best not to look ,nice car and low mileage is a big bonus
Forum: D2 - Everything else 3rd June 2022, 09:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,113
Posted By S81
Correct, apologies

Correct, apologies
Forum: D2 - Everything else 2nd June 2022, 08:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,113
Posted By S81
I wouldn't be surprised if she showed them how to...

I wouldn't be surprised if she showed them how to replicate a factory fit of the screen plus improvements
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 1st June 2022, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,537
Posted By S81
Thanks chaps I'll let use know how I get on

Thanks chaps I'll let use know how I get on
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 29th May 2022, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,537
Posted By S81
Front screen

I'm thinking of replacing my front screen as it's a bit mottly ,and I want a genuine screen ,i'm assuming theses will become NLA in the not to distance future ? Also will auto glass or the like do a...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 10th May 2022, 08:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 15,293
Posted By S81
In guessing you'll have to install it just were...

In guessing you'll have to install it just were it physically fits rather than being able to give any consideration to the weight distribution,
will the rs6 set up be pushing 500 + bhp ,(i really...
Forum: Daily banter 27th April 2022, 05:17 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,513
Posted By S81
I know a few guys in one of the city's that you...

I know a few guys in one of the city's that you could use for the stripping down,they could strip the complete car down to the bare shell in a couple of hours ,the only thing you'd have to be careful...
Forum: Daily banter 24th April 2022, 08:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,650
Posted By S81
I really like the interior,the colours and...

I really like the interior,the colours and condition seem to make it modern looking for some reason ,considering it was just shy of 100k approx 20years ago what would the equivalent car cost today ?
Forum: Daily banter 26th March 2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 971
Posted By S81
Thanks Roberto ,we bought the mini r53 this...

Thanks Roberto ,we bought the mini r53 this morning and should get it home sometime next week ,i always had an interest myself but didn't have the money or time to spare when I was the right age and...
Forum: Daily banter 20th March 2022, 07:39 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 69,100
Posted By S81
This is really pretty much a full...

This is really pretty much a full refurbishment,are you looking at 300 plus hrs ?
Forum: Daily banter 20th March 2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 971
Posted By S81
Possible track car purchase

My son is buying a small starter track car ( he's 18) can anybody that knows what's important please have a look at attached ,want to keep the cost down as he has no experience and if it's damaged it...
Forum: Daily banter 12th March 2022, 08:43 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 69,100
Posted By S81
As a matter of interest When you say align the...

As a matter of interest When you say align the front end is that just to make the bumper/gaps align or is it something more / different
Forum: Daily banter 27th February 2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 69,100
Posted By S81
I was thinking that guy didn't do it in an hour...

I was thinking that guy didn't do it in an hour ,were you replacing the fluid as mantance or did it need done as part of the clutch works
Forum: Daily banter 27th February 2022, 07:03 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 69,100
Posted By S81
Any idea of how long it took him from start to...

Any idea of how long it took him from start to finish?
Forum: Daily banter 27th February 2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 69,100
Posted By S81
Is the tt clutch job at risk of turning into a...

Is the tt clutch job at risk of turning into a larger job ( ie do a list ) now you have the gearbox out ? ,or will you be able to ignore everything else you see when I'm there
Forum: Daily banter 13th February 2022, 07:53 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 69,100
Posted By S81
Great work as always,your commitment is second to...

Great work as always,your commitment is second to none ,as a matter of interest what did you paint the manifold with as I assume there would be an awful amount of heat in there
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 13th February 2022, 02:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,864
Posted By S81
Worked ist time no bother ,thank again Sean

Worked ist time no bother ,thank again Sean
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 13th February 2022, 11:41 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,864
Posted By S81
Thanks Sean I'll have a look and see how it goes

Thanks Sean I'll have a look and see how it goes
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 12th February 2022, 06:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,864
Posted By S81
Pad warning light came on so sent car to get...

Pad warning light came on so sent car to get front pads replaced ,when she came back with the new pads light still on ,sent her back and mechanic says sensors ok and it has to be a broken wire...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 30th December 2021, 06:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,118
Posted By S81
What are the pads made of do you know ? It's fair...

What are the pads made of do you know ? It's fair going that
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 2nd December 2021, 09:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 18,708
Posted By S81
Do you know if the ate were the oem ? I want to...

Do you know if the ate were the oem ? I want to change front on my s8,but would like them to be oem ,I changed rears last winter but for a genuine set
Forum: Daily banter 12th September 2021, 08:12 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 26,739
Posted By S81
Good job you explained that as to the untrained...

Good job you explained that as to the untrained eye it just looks bits of pallets
Forum: Daily banter 10th September 2021, 07:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 26,739
Posted By S81
I don't claim to know anything about the inside...

I don't claim to know anything about the inside of the gearbox , question is how do you think in made its way in there ,then final question is was there normally 2 sump magnets and if so were do you...
Forum: Daily banter 1st September 2021, 06:35 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 69,100
Posted By S81
Looks like those guys did a fine job ,are you...

Looks like those guys did a fine job ,are you heading for most of a grand for the detailing and a ceramic ( only ask as I've booked mine in for detail and coating now in oct when I put her off for...
Forum: Daily banter 29th August 2021, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,385
Posted By S81
I'm assuming that has to be a private collector...

I'm assuming that has to be a private collector The problem i see with that is at that sort of money you'd very rarely ever take it out for a drive and therefore what's the point in owning it
Forum: Daily banter 28th August 2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,385
Posted By S81
Audi ur sold at auction

Noticed this ,she made some price, i knew the ur sports were really big money ,but thats get up in the money to ,granted its a n exceptional one
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 27th August 2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,494
Posted By S81
EBay alloys

Are these the same as yours mj ?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 25th August 2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,575
Posted By S81
I like the red best ( white not bad either just...

I like the red best ( white not bad either just like the red better ) they have become very hard to find , i know of a chap doing a full strip and refurb of a white one as he couldn't get one that he...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 25th August 2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,575
Posted By S81
Not sure if air box on s8 is same but I think it...

Not sure if air box on s8 is same but I think it had 2 screws and a hose going of the bottom i had wheel liners out so it was easy to get at ,
ps what colour is your ur
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th August 2021, 06:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,413
Posted By S81
I'm assuming it feels as good as it looks ? (It...

I'm assuming it feels as good as it looks ? (It looks like new)
Forum: Daily banter 25th August 2021, 05:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,459
Posted By S81
That's really nasty ,looks like he's been...

That's really nasty ,looks like he's been keeping chickens in it
Forum: Daily banter 24th August 2021, 08:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,459
Posted By S81
Could this be a relation of MJ ??

Could this be a relation of MJ ??
Forum: Daily banter 22nd August 2021, 08:28 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 69,100
Posted By S81
I'm assuming that any of the bright work that's...

I'm assuming that any of the bright work that's gone milky will not come up ,and have to be swapped ?
Forum: Daily banter 15th August 2021, 07:43 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,741
Posted By S81
I've often seen people swapping the a8 to s8 to...

I've often seen people swapping the a8 to s8 to try and imitate an s8 but never the other way around,
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 13th August 2021, 09:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 9,716
Posted By S81
I never had b&o before I bought the s8 and wasn't...

I never had b&o before I bought the s8 and wasn't really worried if car had it or not ,but after having it I would definitely miss it
Forum: Daily banter 26th July 2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 26,739
Posted By S81
The d2,s are a bit like stray dogs to you i think...

The d2,s are a bit like stray dogs to you i think ,(u haven't got the heart to turn them away ),good luck with the refurb ,will 200hrs ish do it ?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 11th July 2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,121
Posted By S81
Small bore pipe work

Has anyone replaced the small bore control pipe work in the engine bay ( d3,s8) and if so we're you able to get a kit or was it just a roll of generic pipe you used ( i would prefer to get the...
Forum: Daily banter 29th June 2021, 09:40 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 69,100
Posted By S81
Super job as always, And the attention to detail...

Super job as always, And the attention to detail is unreal ( i thought this was just a preliminary refurb? For the time being)
Forum: Daily banter 29th June 2021, 09:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,137
Posted By S81
She looks excellent

She looks excellent
Forum: Daily banter 6th June 2021, 09:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 25,789
Posted By S81
As a matter of interest would it be fair to say...

As a matter of interest would it be fair to say that after this level of refurbishment the car should be good for another 15 to 20 years ( assuming it gets suitable on going servicing)?
Forum: Daily banter 20th May 2021, 09:05 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 25,789
Posted By S81
I've often come across people who are experts at...

I've often come across people who are experts at a particular job or task but never anyone that can improve design, manufactor ,dismantle,Refurbish and everything else with such easy and commitment...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th May 2021, 08:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,805
Posted By S81
I bought a pk of them on ebay ,how did u get the...

I bought a pk of them on ebay ,how did u get the tie rod out in the end
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 9th May 2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,938
Posted By S81
Thanks homer I'll give that a try

Thanks homer I'll give that a try
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 8th May 2021, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 9,938
Posted By S81
What discs did u use ,i changed rears last winter...

What discs did u use ,i changed rears last winter ,but I want to do front this winter when car is off road again ,genuine fronts seem expensive
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 4th May 2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,793
Posted By S81
I hadn't realized you were so shy sean

I hadn't realized you were so shy sean
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 4th May 2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 50,483
Posted By S81
Has lowering it made the suspension much harder?

Has lowering it made the suspension much harder?
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 2nd May 2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,805
Posted By S81
I had tried the punch method on the car but...

I had tried the punch method on the car but couldn't get a good enough thump at it to free it with the hammer so moved on to the Jack and bar
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 1st May 2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 20,805
Posted By S81
I had the same problem ,I used a trolley Jack and...

I had the same problem ,I used a trolley Jack and a small round bar to apply heavy upward pressure on the pin in the track Rod and then taped the housing gently and prolonged and pin eventually...
Forum: Daily banter 25th April 2021, 09:07 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 69,100
Posted By S81
I really dislike when you start a relatively...

I really dislike when you start a relatively straightforward job and then end up with a real nasty job to do so you can complete the straightforward one
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