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Forum: D3 - Everything Else 9th May 2021, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,384
Posted By homer simpson
Give Audi a call. I know they do fixed price...

Give Audi a call. I know they do fixed price items on older cars and sometimes it's not as expensive as buying the parts. Call the service dept and not the parts dept. They used to show you prices...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 8th May 2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 238
Posted By homer simpson
One of the decoders shows it as a 1998

One of the decoders shows it as a 1998
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 1st May 2021, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 237
Posted By homer simpson
I've had it and it did stem from a bad battery....

I've had it and it did stem from a bad battery. VCDS still shows it as defective but there are no lights and no faults. I even had it sent off and there is nothing wrong with it.
Forum: Daily banter 1st May 2021, 11:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,171
Posted By homer simpson
Having had an 80 and 100 in the family, I always...

Having had an 80 and 100 in the family, I always had a love for them. Prior to that, as a kid I never knew Audi existed! When the D2 concept came out at the motor show, I remember seeing it in it's...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 1st May 2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 199
Posted By homer simpson
I think you should go with the same part number,...

I think you should go with the same part number, unless it is a superseded part number. There are differences, for example mine ends in BT which is very hard to find. I can only assume it has...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 25th April 2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By homer simpson
Thanks. I appreciate they're not to everyone's...

Thanks. I appreciate they're not to everyone's taste and I too didn't think I'd like them. But having seen them in the 'flesh' I was converted.

I've seen lots of after market ones with all sorts...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 23rd April 2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,688
Posted By homer simpson
Yes disable it after you have lowered the car....

Yes disable it after you have lowered the car. Just don't forget to re-able it before you lift the car back up to put the wheels back on
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 23rd April 2021, 01:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,688
Posted By homer simpson
Perhaps a jack under the hub and raising it...

Perhaps a jack under the hub and raising it slightly?
Forum: Daily banter 20th April 2021, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 350
Posted By homer simpson
RS6 Chiron anyone?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_e_zRqy1YnA
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 19th April 2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 939
Posted By homer simpson
I took apart a 'sloe folding' Mk1 SEAT Leon...

I took apart a 'sloe folding' Mk1 SEAT Leon mirror to see what was slowing it down. Looks very similar internally and not serviceable so it was replaced
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 16th April 2021, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 953
Posted By homer simpson
Just check some of the usual D3 stuff. Sunroof...

Just check some of the usual D3 stuff. Sunroof and plenum drains do block, so make sure there are no signs of water ingress. Check the headlining doesn't have water stains and that the footwells...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th April 2021, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By homer simpson
Entry/Exit lights

I have always been in two minds on these as I wasn't sure if they would look tacky or not. A coupe of months ago I had a brand new A6 Vorsprung as a courtesy car and it had the optional entry lights...
Forum: Daily banter 15th April 2021, 11:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 717
Posted By homer simpson
Can't wait for that thread! +++

Can't wait for that thread! +++
Forum: Daily banter 12th April 2021, 10:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 594
Posted By homer simpson
As is my S8 :D (for me anyway)

As is my S8 :D (for me anyway)
Forum: Daily banter 9th April 2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,339
Posted By homer simpson
Working fine now. Great pics!

Working fine now. Great pics!
Forum: Daily banter 8th April 2021, 10:17 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,339
Posted By homer simpson
^^ pics not showing mate

^^ pics not showing mate
Forum: Daily banter 7th April 2021, 11:11 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,339
Posted By homer simpson
Absolutely stunning! Great job as always MJ,...

Absolutely stunning! Great job as always MJ, another D2 saved. Enjoy your masterpiece RickyD
Forum: D3 - Transmission 6th April 2021, 11:40 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,229
Posted By homer simpson
Ahh missed that, would be a bit of a long trip to...

Ahh missed that, would be a bit of a long trip to use a UK specialist :ROFL:

I'm hopefully going to use the Cannock one in the summer
Forum: D3 - Transmission 5th April 2021, 05:31 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,229
Posted By homer simpson
Which place are you taking it to?

Which place are you taking it to?
Forum: Daily banter 29th March 2021, 02:27 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,339
Posted By homer simpson
Don't blame you, what a race! +++

Don't blame you, what a race! +++
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 25th March 2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,827
Posted By homer simpson
Being on the incorrect wheels would have...

Being on the incorrect wheels would have definitely given an incorrect reading, unless the car was 'told' is was on 20" at the time. If it was coded then the car now thinks you are on 20" wheels and...
Forum: D3 - Transmission 24th March 2021, 09:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,229
Posted By homer simpson
The reason you won't find it in the service...

The reason you won't find it in the service schedule or book is because Audi claim it is 'sealed for life'.
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 23rd March 2021, 04:57 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,927
Posted By homer simpson
Glad you finally sorted it! Hats off for giving...

Glad you finally sorted it! Hats off for giving it a go, it paid off and you have the latest maps available.
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 23rd March 2021, 03:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 831
Posted By homer simpson
I would think it's got to be valve block related...

I would think it's got to be valve block related if the whole car drops and not just one corner. I was thinking perhaps the air tanks but again wouldn't expect all 4 to drop.

A calibration may...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd March 2021, 11:55 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,339
Posted By homer simpson
It was mentioned in another thread. Can be bought...

It was mentioned in another thread. Can be bought from Amazon in MJ's link but Asda also sell it and probably other supermarkets

Asda...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 21st March 2021, 03:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,596
Posted By homer simpson
Regarding the EQC, I am also frequent on a...

Regarding the EQC, I am also frequent on a Mercedes Forum and there was a recent thread on an owner who was very unhappy with his new EQC. It gained a few faults and the UK network cannot fix it...
Forum: Daily banter 20th March 2021, 07:13 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,339
Posted By homer simpson
Simple, but genius!

Simple, but genius!
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 20th March 2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,443
Posted By homer simpson
Elsawin? Yes any version is fine I think, it's...

Elsawin? Yes any version is fine I think, it's the data that has to be newer that the car. I would only install the data you require (Audi). No point installing Gb's of SEAT/Skoda/VW if you will...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 20th March 2021, 10:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,596
Posted By homer simpson
Sorry Sarg, i did drag it off topic, apologies ...

Sorry Sarg, i did drag it off topic, apologies

As for the investment, it does seem that a good D2 or one that has been recommissioned by the Doc will still hold it's value, especially if sold on...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 19th March 2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,596
Posted By homer simpson
If I type my VIN in, it also shows as a 3.0 tdi....

If I type my VIN in, it also shows as a 3.0 tdi. However, there is a 'VIN Creator' with this version (3rd party) in which you enter the PR codes from the sticker and it creates a txt file in the...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 19th March 2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,596
Posted By homer simpson
I now have 8.3 installed. It also has a VIN...

I now have 8.3 installed. It also has a VIN function which is handy although you have to initially input the PR codes from the build sticker. If you fancy upgrading, let me know. It is working native...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 18th March 2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,596
Posted By homer simpson
Did it end in 2008? There are some 2010 plates...

Did it end in 2008? There are some 2010 plates around so I would have thought 2009 at the earliest?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 18th March 2021, 04:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,596
Posted By homer simpson
I think all parts for the D3 are still available,...

I think all parts for the D3 are still available, haven't seen one on ETKA yet that is discontinued.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th March 2021, 07:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,696
Posted By homer simpson
The PDC module you just bought, although I think...

The PDC module you just bought, although I think it is fine
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th March 2021, 04:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,696
Posted By homer simpson
Camera, wiring, boot trim and coding. If your...

Camera, wiring, boot trim and coding. If your module doesn't support it (haven't looked) then that too!
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 17th March 2021, 11:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,696
Posted By homer simpson
Bargain! Now if you really want to go the whole...

Bargain! Now if you really want to go the whole mile, add the camera :)
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th March 2021, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By homer simpson
Keep them, especially as they are in good...

Keep them, especially as they are in good condition. +++
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 10th March 2021, 04:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,443
Posted By homer simpson
:) I guess no need to keep prices updated as...

:)

I guess no need to keep prices updated as most D2 parts are NLA

Just to add, I removed Elsawin and re-installed it again with just the Audi database (2016). I had to start from scratch and...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th March 2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By homer simpson
I think Audi originally quoted 'up to 200k...

I think Audi originally quoted 'up to 200k miles'. My car has just hit 100k and today is back from a service at my local dealership. Discs were fine, although I know they didn't weigh them, even...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 10th March 2021, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 772
Posted By homer simpson
I have seen a few sets over the years, most as IT...

I have seen a few sets over the years, most as IT said are past their sell by date and some have chips etc but the sellers think they are still worth silly money. If the calipers are Brembo 6 pots...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 9th March 2021, 03:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,443
Posted By homer simpson
I think I've sussed out why my Elsa stopped...

I think I've sussed out why my Elsa stopped working, will have it re-installed tonight and report back.

ETKA 8.2 works fine. I'm sure MJ said she has a version, if not I can find the install for...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 9th March 2021, 03:51 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,088
Posted By homer simpson
Looks great!

Looks great!
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 8th March 2021, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,443
Posted By homer simpson
I have not used Elsa in a couple of months and...

I have not used Elsa in a couple of months and prompted by this thread I thought I'd check it's working fine. However, it seems an update may have broke it - the SQL server is not connecting. I know...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 7th March 2021, 07:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,443
Posted By homer simpson
Elsawin 6.0, only had Audi installed.

Elsawin 6.0, only had Audi installed.
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 7th March 2021, 04:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,443
Posted By homer simpson
I run VCDS, Elsawin and ETKA all on Win 10 pro...

I run VCDS, Elsawin and ETKA all on Win 10 pro with no issues
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 6th March 2021, 02:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,927
Posted By homer simpson
This seller reckons his are genuine. Even though...

This seller reckons his are genuine. Even though he states no returns, if it doesn't work eBay will refund you
...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 4th March 2021, 11:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,927
Posted By homer simpson
No worries Echo, it was worth a try for the sake...

No worries Echo, it was worth a try for the sake of a DVD.
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 10:55 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,574
Posted By homer simpson
I recently lost a close Aunt. We couldn't attend...

I recently lost a close Aunt. We couldn't attend the funeral as 30 people were easily made up by her children, grand children and other closer friends who she would have wanted there. I did however...
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 10:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,174
Posted By homer simpson
Congratulations! Can't wait to see some pics when...

Congratulations! Can't wait to see some pics when you get it +++
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 2nd March 2021, 07:00 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 17,088
Posted By homer simpson
Did your local Kwikfit agree to fit customer...

Did your local Kwikfit agree to fit customer supplied tyres? I know a lot of places won't do it anymore or charge silly money for it
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