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Forum: Daily banter 18th February 2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 57,956
Posted By paulrstaylor
This is quite therapeutic to watch in the...

This is quite therapeutic to watch in the background of my working day!

LIVE: Storm Eunice at London Heathrow Airport
https://youtu.be/vPQh1FrbOc0
Forum: Other marques 25th January 2022, 10:06 AM
Replies: 344
Views: 194,115
Posted By paulrstaylor
I thought of this thread when I watched a Rich...

I thought of this thread when I watched a Rich Rebuilds video on youtube yesterday, outlining some (potentially sensationalist) service issues with Tesla in the US. ...
Forum: Daily banter 21st January 2022, 04:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,693
Posted By paulrstaylor
I have to admit when I saw this thread title, I...

I have to admit when I saw this thread title, I assumed you was going to say your White D3 and that you had bought it back again! :ROFL:
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 21st January 2022, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,718
Posted By paulrstaylor
Do you have the LinkedIn app on a mobile that may...

Do you have the LinkedIn app on a mobile that may contain contact details?
Forum: Daily banter 19th January 2022, 04:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By paulrstaylor
I have a similar dilemma, loved my 8's d2/3/4...

I have a similar dilemma, loved my 8's d2/3/4 but didn't love the roofbox (or trailer).

I had high hopes for the Q8, but sadly it just feels a less practical not expensive Q7..... a bit like the...
Forum: Daily banter 19th January 2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 831
Posted By paulrstaylor
When I had a D4 that needed an extended stay in...

When I had a D4 that needed an extended stay in the Audi workshop in 2014 & 2015, I have a number of long term loan cars, including several factory fresh new D4's and also two or three well-speced...
Forum: Daily banter 14th December 2021, 08:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,272
Posted By paulrstaylor
Sytner select used to be an okay warranty, and...

Sytner select used to be an okay warranty, and extendable to three years at a price.... not sure if that's still the same :Confused:
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 29th November 2021, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,762
Posted By paulrstaylor
Sounds like a sticking flap rather than a control...

Sounds like a sticking flap rather than a control panel issue? Are there any codes logged?
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 28th November 2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,671
Posted By paulrstaylor
It was notoriously unreliable as a battery meter,...

It was notoriously unreliable as a battery meter, I have a feeling it was soft coded out from the factory in later years by default. Unless there is an issue with starting or systems shutting down,...
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C6 10th November 2021, 08:39 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,823
Posted By paulrstaylor
I used the same place in 2013, the result was...

I used the same place in 2013, the result was good but it wasn't a simple journey! It was their first S4 cab, so shipped the lights to them in the Netherlands, a few weeks later they arrived back,...
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C6 9th November 2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,823
Posted By paulrstaylor
Worse than mine, which were replaced when the car...

Worse than mine, which were replaced when the car was 8 years old as they were like candles.....

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=27403&stc=1&d=1636489566

I paid €400...
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C6 8th November 2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,823
Posted By paulrstaylor
The dipped and main beam will likely both be the...

The dipped and main beam will likely both be the same xenon lamp, with a shutter that opens for high beam. The H7 will be the flasher, as xenon take a second to light and halogen is instant.
...
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C6 8th November 2021, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 8,823
Posted By paulrstaylor
Probably burnt reflector bowls, they can be...

Probably burnt reflector bowls, they can be replaced with the projector, Trup at emtuning comes highly recommended..... but here sit down at the cost.....

https://emtuning.co.uk/
Forum: Daily banter 3rd November 2021, 04:38 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,075
Posted By paulrstaylor
Take it to the dealer for the recall and see what...

Take it to the dealer for the recall and see what happens +++ :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 3rd November 2021, 01:45 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,037
Posted By paulrstaylor
STEALers or DEALers

Sometimes they come good..... small scall but my other half has a Golf, which has a water ingress issue of late. Needed a small replacement hose, searching online cheapest I could find was 12 from...
Forum: Daily banter 1st November 2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,037
Posted By paulrstaylor
:rofl::rofl::rofl:

:rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: Daily banter 1st November 2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,037
Posted By paulrstaylor
Had it ever been to scotland? :(:ROFL:

Had it ever been to scotland? :(:ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 30th October 2021, 08:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,037
Posted By paulrstaylor
Cash discount isn't likely to happen, as that...

Cash discount isn't likely to happen, as that will remove the kick back and commission on selling an expensive PCP deal.....
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 3rd October 2021, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,943
Posted By paulrstaylor
Terminal 30 is constant 12v, "open or short to...

Terminal 30 is constant 12v, "open or short to ground" means that the module isn't getting 12v, so most likely will be the fuse. From a distant memory, it is a 30a or even 40a, so I suspect the...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 3rd October 2021, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,943
Posted By paulrstaylor
Fuse box. But suspect that will then be followed...

Fuse box. But suspect that will then be followed by the compressor....
Forum: D2 - Interior 28th September 2021, 05:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,795
Posted By paulrstaylor
+++

+++
Forum: D2 - Interior 28th September 2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,795
Posted By paulrstaylor
Happy to help, looking forward to seeing how you...

Happy to help, looking forward to seeing how you get on!
Forum: D2 - Interior 28th September 2021, 05:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,795
Posted By paulrstaylor
Can you not just get it re-webbed? ...

Can you not just get it re-webbed?

https://forum.mx5oc.co.uk/t/replacing-seatbelt-webbing/85406
Forum: Daily banter 27th September 2021, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,218
Posted By paulrstaylor
My thoughts exactly 🤣

My thoughts exactly 🤣
Forum: D2 - Interior 21st September 2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,282
Posted By paulrstaylor
Assuming it is the same as the B6/B7 A4, I can...

Assuming it is the same as the B6/B7 A4, I can vouch for that cup holder being nearly useless for holding cups, and the biggest issue is that if (or when) something spills it is not a great position...
Forum: Daily banter 19th September 2021, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,172
Posted By paulrstaylor
Will probably be rusty!? :ROFL: Sorry, I'm...

Will probably be rusty!? :ROFL:

Sorry, I'm nowhere close +++
Forum: Daily banter 16th September 2021, 06:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,933
Posted By paulrstaylor
https://news.sky.com/story/households-urged-to-act...

https://news.sky.com/story/households-urged-to-act-on-bills-as-fire-adds-to-leap-in-power-costs-12408738
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 7th September 2021, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,705
Posted By paulrstaylor
I looked at the current XC90 before getting my...

I looked at the current XC90 before getting my Q7, the towing capacity wasn't great and they come in a few engine configurations - but all were 2.0l 4 cylinders!

Ended up with a Q7 4m, 6...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 3rd September 2021, 02:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,177
Posted By paulrstaylor
Would be great for when my 5-year-old asks "are...

Would be great for when my 5-year-old asks "are we nearly there yet" for the 1,000 time :ROFL:
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 1st September 2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,372
Posted By paulrstaylor
I'd agree, indeed don't rule out an RS4...

I'd agree, indeed don't rule out an RS4 either...... unless running costs are a factor, in which case the S/RS man maths can quickly get out of control!
Forum: Daily banter 25th July 2021, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,330
Posted By paulrstaylor
It was always going to happen! If your are...

It was always going to happen!

If your are owner 10, does that mean that someone sold the car to someone else, as if you was number 1 I'd of guessed you would always of been the odd number!?
...
Forum: Daily banter 25th July 2021, 11:51 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,330
Posted By paulrstaylor
Where do I claim my prize? ...

Where do I claim my prize?

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showpost.php?p=165471&postcount=4
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 5th July 2021, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 16,348
Posted By paulrstaylor
Many moons ago I fitted a swivelling towbar to my...

Many moons ago I fitted a swivelling towbar to my D4. My lasting memory was the degree of contortion required through the process, both for the bolts mentioned and of course, getting the wiring into...
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 1st July 2021, 11:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 25,695
Posted By paulrstaylor
A similar part failed on my RS4, I got a febi one...

A similar part failed on my RS4, I got a febi one supplied by Amazon for <6 delivered the next day!

This was the part I bought...
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 25th June 2021, 04:50 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 21,407
Posted By paulrstaylor
Is the Tesla E10 compatible then? :ROFL:

Is the Tesla E10 compatible then? :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 24th June 2021, 08:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,466
Posted By paulrstaylor
To be fair I don't think there is much actual...

To be fair I don't think there is much actual approval in any used Audi, buyer beware and take everything at face value!
Forum: Daily banter 24th June 2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,466
Posted By paulrstaylor
Tamworth was where my Q7 came from - there...

Tamworth was where my Q7 came from - there approved used checks were seemingly appalling, and when I pointed out they needed to put a windscreen in it (would have been a MOT fail, but apparently okay...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd June 2021, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,822
Posted By paulrstaylor
What about a nice D3 TDi in white?

What about a nice D3 TDi in white?
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 20th June 2021, 08:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,291
Posted By paulrstaylor
Whatever you have tried, try it the other way up!...

Whatever you have tried, try it the other way up!

When I bought my D3 many moons ago, I resigned myself to it being broken and missing a piece as I couldn't get it back on. I bought a new...
Forum: Daily banter 19th June 2021, 04:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,505
Posted By paulrstaylor
As would a "V8 tdi tuned to hell" :ROFL:

As would a "V8 tdi tuned to hell" :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 18th June 2021, 07:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,505
Posted By paulrstaylor
All I hear is tractors :ROFL: Take full...

All I hear is tractors :ROFL:

Take full advantage of the current travel situation, 2k miles a year at 7000rpm is much more fun than sounding okay low down +++

That said, it does take time to...
Forum: Daily banter 18th June 2021, 12:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,505
Posted By paulrstaylor
To be fair, the SQ7 does a good job of sounding...

To be fair, the SQ7 does a good job of sounding like a AMG with a diesel engine, but that's because the sound effectively comes out of a speaker in the exhaust ;)
Forum: Daily banter 18th June 2021, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,505
Posted By paulrstaylor
If you are looking for pace and with a view...

If you are looking for pace and with a view towards economy - settled 4.2TDi is going to be hard to beat.

If you want the spectacle of a high revving petrol engine then no amount of tuning of your...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 16th June 2021, 03:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,037
Posted By paulrstaylor
When are you back from hols? VCDS is the first...

When are you back from hols? VCDS is the first step to diagnose +++
Forum: Daily banter 10th June 2021, 08:37 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 57,956
Posted By paulrstaylor
Presumably to allow time for in-flight catering,...

Presumably to allow time for in-flight catering, must take a while with the trolly :ROFL:
Forum: D4 - Engine Bay 4th June 2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 10,798
Posted By paulrstaylor
That's too much, I hope nothing has been mixing...

That's too much, I hope nothing has been mixing with the oil? Diesel maybe?
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 28th May 2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 10,074
Posted By paulrstaylor
Be slightly wary, the seller isn't in the UK and...

Be slightly wary, the seller isn't in the UK and now we are not in the EU extra charges may apply.....

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=26499&stc=1&d=1622222934

That...
Forum: Daily banter 8th May 2021, 05:08 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 10,835
Posted By paulrstaylor
This article pretty much sums it up for me..... ...

This article pretty much sums it up for me.....

https://www.thisismoney.co.uk/money/cars/article-9546607/amp/New-cars-lose-retain-value-three-years-revealed.html

I'd had a few Audi's, I...
Forum: Daily banter 8th May 2021, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,275
Posted By paulrstaylor
My view is if your going to keep it 10 years, ...

My view is if your going to keep it 10 years, get a clean one, that by you maths would be about an extra 25 a month, before it's bid up further!?
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 29th April 2021, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,086
Posted By paulrstaylor
If you want an improvement, I used this on a few...

If you want an improvement, I used this on a few bits of the RS4 when replacing the oil cooler and aux rads...

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B007SLAER8/

Brass wire brush, gloop it on a few...
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