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Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 10th May 2021, 07:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Ronin
Just got my VDO pump in a Continental box from...

Just got my VDO pump in a Continental box from autodoc... Apparently both brands are the same entity
Forum: Daily banter 9th May 2021, 08:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,041
Posted By Ronin
Smile I'm sooooo glad I removed my tensioner filters...

I'm sooooo glad I removed my tensioner filters now even though I change the oil every 5k
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 5th May 2021, 05:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 502
Posted By Ronin
Excellent job on the bushes. Better than poly...

Excellent job on the bushes. Better than poly crap from Poland.



Are these the diff mounts you are referring to:
https://audi-v8.pl//lapa-poduszka-mocowania-dyferencjalu-p-6.html
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 5th May 2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By Ronin
yes they are correct. additionally number 13 is a...

yes they are correct. additionally number 13 is a plastic piece that often naps and I hink you can get them made out of metal.
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 1st May 2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Ronin
If you can share the links for the seal that...

If you can share the links for the seal that would be great. I have just ordered the VDO pump. Thanks again :)

Found the o-ring info:

"69x2.5mm for the top one under the cap, 112x2.0 for the...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 1st May 2021, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Ronin
Thanks Mikki. So aftear searching the...

Thanks Mikki.

So aftear searching the forums, I'll need a new gasket set and a pump.. expensive :mad:
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 1st May 2021, 01:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Ronin
2.8 v6 non start issue

Hello.. bit of a long read:

My alternator failed draining the battery, and as it was being drained car started misfiring and engine was shaking and popping quite a bit so i switched it off.

I...
Forum: Daily banter 30th April 2021, 01:50 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,170
Posted By Ronin
A lot of you say how you got the car at 2-3 years...

A lot of you say how you got the car at 2-3 years old with around 100k on the clock, most examples on eBay today have 100-250k on the clock and the cars are 20 years old, hmmm.
Forum: Daily banter 30th April 2021, 06:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,170
Posted By Ronin
Cool Look at my nick :o Also the fact that it...

Look at my nick :o

Also the fact that it pretty much doesn't rust compared to any other car of its age.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 26th April 2021, 09:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 670
Posted By Ronin
Phoenix Gold XS4300 4 Channel Amp

For sale is a Phoenix Gold XS4300 4 Channel Amp in perfect working order. Serviced by the amp doctor last month at a cost of 80.

Buy it now is 160 posted.
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 22nd April 2021, 12:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By Ronin
For anyone reading this in the future: SB7 /...

For anyone reading this in the future:

SB7 / 19 point key has worked perfectly+++
Forum: Daily banter 21st April 2021, 09:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,425
Posted By Ronin
I thought my wiper motor was bodged with some...

I thought my wiper motor was bodged with some black sealant, I see it was a factory process just like the garden hose for head light washers:ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 20th April 2021, 10:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By Ronin
ordered! thanks

ordered! thanks
Forum: Daily banter 20th April 2021, 09:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,425
Posted By Ronin
how much for the headlight leveler arm...

how much for the headlight leveler arm clamp?:love:
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 19th April 2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By Ronin
Lost locking wheel nut key

:( as above.. can anyone tell from the shape what bit is requried? There are sets on ebay for 40.. but i only need one.

Or maybe should i hammer in a spline bit and try my luck?:ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 19th April 2021, 08:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 859
Posted By Ronin
Improved FIS from Russia

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8NR0U3xmus

No idea what the man is saying, but it looks really good and useful...

I wonder if its easy to integrate with my android radio:rolleyes:

looks to...
Forum: Daily banter 16th April 2021, 12:18 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,425
Posted By Ronin
Thanks for this. I even used your Meyle part...

Thanks for this. I even used your Meyle part numbers you posted for me from the other week. All in with steering rack boots it came to 476 shipped. I paid 650 for the car :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 16th April 2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,425
Posted By Ronin
Thanks. I'll be getting a whole set then :)

Thanks. I'll be getting a whole set then :)
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 16th April 2021, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By Ronin
crank pulley seal 10 brand new from Audi. if it...

crank pulley seal 10 brand new from Audi. if it leaks all of what you are about to replace has to come off.
Forum: Daily banter 16th April 2021, 09:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,425
Posted By Ronin
As far as replacing front control arms, do you...

As far as replacing front control arms, do you only ever change only the faulty ones or do you change them as a lot?

Some say if new and old arms are mixed, the new ones will wear...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 11th April 2021, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By Ronin
thanks for the above comments. I decided to...

thanks for the above comments. I decided to invest in a brand new INA clutch, even if its just for the refinement, thats what A8 is all about.:o
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 9th April 2021, 06:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By Ronin
I've gotten to the bottom of the issue. It was...

I've gotten to the bottom of the issue. It was the alternator clutch allowing slippage in both(!) directions..

Why does the 2.8 have it and 4.2 or 3.7 don't? It just seems like an unnecessary...
Forum: Daily banter 6th April 2021, 09:48 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,338
Posted By Ronin
excellent work as always++++++ shame about those...

excellent work as always++++++ shame about those center caps missing
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 31st March 2021, 12:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,886
Posted By Ronin
When I bought my front subframe from prestige, i...

When I bought my front subframe from prestige, i paid 52.99 shipped! no idea how they can do it so cheap.
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 23rd March 2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By Ronin
Ahh, that explains why it was missing on my 2,8...

Ahh, that explains why it was missing on my 2,8 to begin with. I've also noticed im missing the whole air duct thing that connects to the pipe thing on the rear :O

Superior knowledge coming from...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 23rd March 2021, 11:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By Ronin
Thanks Mikki! ordered one for 34.99 with next day...

Thanks Mikki! ordered one for 34.99 with next day postage.. mad. It even came with the missing plug,
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 21st March 2021, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By Ronin
Looking for a new alternator now... this one...

Looking for a new alternator now... this one couldn't be salvadged due to cracks in threads/casing.

Google is telling me 8 903 016 is a part number for a 150A Bosch alternator for a 6 cyl. petrol...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 20th March 2021, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,552
Posted By Ronin
Alternator confusion

Hello

So my alternator went bad so I ordered a replacement regulator I found a nasty suprise inside the casing

Someone has ( I think) snapped off the bolt that holds the regulator and drilled...
Forum: Daily banter 19th March 2021, 08:18 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,425
Posted By Ronin
Oh yes!! another one!

Oh yes!! another one!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 17th March 2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,596
Posted By Ronin
If you want to see a return on purchase of any of...

If you want to see a return on purchase of any of these cars better buy a house :ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th March 2021, 12:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By Ronin
Thanks! this will save me a lot of time+++

Thanks! this will save me a lot of time+++
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th March 2021, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By Ronin
Thanks Mikki. So it makes even more sense now to...

Thanks Mikki. So it makes even more sense now to go with alloy uprights but they seem to be quite impossible to find in UK..
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th March 2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 627
Posted By Ronin
Meyle HD Control arm set

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Meyle-Link-Set-Wheel-Suspension-Front-Left-Right-1160500041-HD-4040074470275/222511914969?epid=249290406&hash=item33cebe5fd9:g:CWIAAOSw~FZf-sli

Will this fit my D2 that...
Forum: D2 - Interior 12th March 2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,025
Posted By Ronin
Thanks Mikki! Now i need to find one.. haha

Thanks Mikki! Now i need to find one.. haha
Forum: D2 - Interior 12th March 2021, 01:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,025
Posted By Ronin
Right hand side boot cover

Hello. Do any of you have any info on a right cover/door for the boot as in attached pic? Is there a part number for it?
Forum: Daily banter 9th March 2021, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 797
Posted By Ronin
cool!:)

cool!:)
Forum: Daily banter 1st March 2021, 07:40 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,134
Posted By Ronin
Oh yes!! those are the exact ones i want to get,...

Oh yes!! those are the exact ones i want to get, CrossClimate 2's:love:
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 1st March 2021, 07:37 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 28,360
Posted By Ronin
Useless update: Amps have returned from...

Useless update:

Amps have returned from service and repair.


Updates on development of Android to DIS gmaps and track info display in near future.
Forum: Daily banter 1st March 2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,134
Posted By Ronin
what size are those tyres? they look perfect on...

what size are those tyres? they look perfect on those alloys. I recently got 5 for 80 and will be putting them on for sure.
Forum: Daily banter 23rd February 2021, 08:15 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,134
Posted By Ronin
I want to convert sport suspension on my QS to...

I want to convert sport suspension on my QS to comfort, its just the way I am, i probably should have bought a car with comfort suspension but choice was limited. am i mad?:ROFL: will it make much...
Forum: Daily banter 21st February 2021, 09:24 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 13,134
Posted By Ronin
would you mind sharing a link for the alternator...

would you mind sharing a link for the alternator bearings? I already have a new regulator waiting so new bearings would be awesome!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 19th February 2021, 11:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,124
Posted By Ronin
I've had a 2.8QS for a year now I do 300 miles on...

I've had a 2.8QS for a year now I do 300 miles on a tank around Cardiff.. good luck finding a nice unmolested example. I've spend 6-7k sorting mine out with a purchace price of 650.. Mikkis red 2.8...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 18th February 2021, 04:28 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 33,657
Posted By Ronin
<casually waiting for more> :D

<casually waiting for more> :D
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 18th February 2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,386
Posted By Ronin
Update - now the pump/compressor has failed. ...

Update - now the pump/compressor has failed.
And yes, you guessed it, a compressor from BMW e60 with 4 pistons instead of 2 like in D2 fits plug and play and works much faster and quieter.

Part...
Forum: D2 - Interior 18th February 2021, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,107
Posted By Ronin
Buttons arrived and they fit perfectly.

Buttons arrived and they fit perfectly.
Forum: D2 - Everything else 12th February 2021, 08:08 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 33,657
Posted By Ronin
were these damanged by capt. bodge or chewed up...

were these damanged by capt. bodge or chewed up by rats? I've never heard of these sort of animal attacks on cars happen in UK
Forum: D2 - Everything else 8th February 2021, 08:35 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 33,657
Posted By Ronin
Keep them pictures coming! :mexicanwave: ...

Keep them pictures coming! :mexicanwave:

where does that filter sits? ill be checking mine before giving it awa to be regassed
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 5th February 2021, 12:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,542
Posted By Ronin
Since its just artifacts/pixels its definitely...

Since its just artifacts/pixels its definitely nowt a power supply or inverter fault, I would take it apart (usually you take off the front fascia off, its always press fit) and just have a general...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 4th February 2021, 07:19 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 33,657
Posted By Ronin
are these rivets same kind that hold on the wheel...

are these rivets same kind that hold on the wheel arch liners? mine have been snapped by someone.. would be nice to replace them
Forum: D2 - Everything else 3rd February 2021, 09:38 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 33,657
Posted By Ronin
So the fuel line clamps on D3 are stainless? I'm...

So the fuel line clamps on D3 are stainless? I'm adding this to my to do list, as mine are proper rusty too.
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