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Forum: Daily banter 2nd May 2021, 07:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,191
Posted By pete-p
The swelling around the middle, that's partly...

The swelling around the middle, that's partly Covid related rather than age! :ROFL:

Back to the car though... is there anything in the service history to suggest these problems? I service mine...
Forum: Daily banter 1st May 2021, 07:50 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,312
Posted By pete-p
I've owned only a couple of Audis but have the...

I've owned only a couple of Audis but have the bug. As in my signature I started with an 80 coupe but it wasn't quattro and as only a 2litre not very quick. That led to a lovely purple S4 when my...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd April 2021, 04:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 799
Posted By pete-p
I get delivery drivers commenting on mine fairly...

I get delivery drivers commenting on mine fairly regularly!
Forum: Daily banter 28th February 2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 778
Posted By pete-p
E10 fuel to replace standard

The E10 petrol will launch in September so E5 will only be available in the premium fuels, these will only need to be sold if a forecourt sells more than 1m litres a year it seems.
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Forum: D2 - Lights 25th February 2021, 11:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,107
Posted By pete-p
Pretty sure I have a spare assembly if you want...

Pretty sure I have a spare assembly if you want to test, it's in the garage as I recently replaced mine due to cracks in the reversing light letting water in.

Not sure what the postage would be...
Forum: D2 - Interior 2nd February 2021, 11:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,771
Posted By pete-p
Did the blind retract fully? I've found that mine...

Did the blind retract fully? I've found that mine sometimes goes a little wrong and doesn't roll back up properly.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 25th January 2021, 01:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 18,502
Posted By pete-p
I was having water pouring out when opening the...

I was having water pouring out when opening the boot after heavy rain. It was coming in through cracked reverse lights so have also replaced them thanks to A8Parts. +++
Forum: D2 - Everything else 11th January 2021, 03:42 PM
Replies: 251
Views: 34,096
Posted By pete-p
Not heard of them fortunately. I expect they may...

Not heard of them fortunately. I expect they may have known the owner or been recommended, who knows. There are so many garages in Bristol to choose from.
Forum: D2 - Everything else 11th January 2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 251
Views: 34,096
Posted By pete-p
Crumbs that's a serious amount of bodging. :mad: ...

Crumbs that's a serious amount of bodging. :mad: Was the PO doing the work themselves or was it done by a trader? I think you mentioned in another thread. At least it's all fixable so far and...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd December 2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,504
Posted By pete-p
Merry Christmas to you too Ray and everyone else!

Merry Christmas to you too Ray and everyone else!
Forum: Daily banter 16th December 2020, 12:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,156
Posted By pete-p
I'm waiting for a suitable time to drop mine back...

I'm waiting for a suitable time to drop mine back again, not sure it'll be worth a WITW thread though!
Forum: Daily banter 5th December 2020, 09:33 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,897
Posted By pete-p
Excellent news and not unexpected really! Must...

Excellent news and not unexpected really! Must give a good feeling of satisfaction though after all that work I'm sure
Forum: Daily banter 23rd November 2020, 10:10 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,897
Posted By pete-p
I would agree with this Jim. I used to have a...

I would agree with this Jim. I used to have a strange knocking noise but that's gone since my visit to MJ. I suspect it was the horn which was hanging loose. Even a missing nut on the cat hanger...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 19th November 2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,252
Posted By pete-p
MOT Success

That's another year of MOT success. +++ It's not failed one for three years now (and that was just a CV boot). It's a great car and I've never once regretted the purchase.

I'm not sure how...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 13th November 2020, 08:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,412
Posted By pete-p
Let me know if you go with EE I can to get you a...

Let me know if you go with EE I can to get you a 30% discount on a SIM only (20% off pay monthly handset) if you buy through EE website. :)
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 29th October 2020, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,905
Posted By pete-p
I see that BenQ projector is 1080p. Have you not...

I see that BenQ projector is 1080p. Have you not thought about going for 4K UHD?

A bit more expensive but probably still within budget.
...
Forum: Daily banter 28th October 2020, 01:33 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,897
Posted By pete-p
It's nice to see things going back together. :) ...

It's nice to see things going back together. :)

Did you solve the AC grommet design?
Forum: D2 - Everything else 28th October 2020, 10:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,833
Posted By pete-p
I wonder if it's a difference in the laminate...

I wonder if it's a difference in the laminate layer. Just looked into it and found this article
...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 27th October 2020, 02:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,833
Posted By pete-p
Yes I have 4GM = Laminated windshield, with...

Yes I have 4GM = Laminated windshield, with sunshield and viewing window for vehicle identification number, heated.

I've only noticed the heating work once, the windscreen demist button flashes...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 27th October 2020, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,833
Posted By pete-p
I don't think so. I have the same code (4KV,...

I don't think so. I have the same code (4KV, laminated) on mine and they are double layer. Not sure what the difference is between acoustic and laminated though.
Forum: Daily banter 25th September 2020, 08:59 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,897
Posted By pete-p
That is a lot of work but I'm sure it will be...

That is a lot of work but I'm sure it will be worth it in the end.
Forum: D2 - Lights 14th September 2020, 09:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,749
Posted By pete-p
That's good research. I sometimes get the...

That's good research. I sometimes get the warning if stuck in traffic for a while.
Forum: Daily banter 23rd August 2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,916
Posted By pete-p
I was looking at this site for other reasons, it...

I was looking at this site for other reasons, it also has this:



So, over 3 years age in the front with the correct seat which is to raise them high enough for the seatbelt to work properly and...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 21st August 2020, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,961
Posted By pete-p
A speed check using the My BT app might show...

A speed check using the My BT app might show this? It would at least show the speed to the hub and then if that is reasonable the rest would be down to WiFi. I'm on BT with about 80mbps fibre to...
Forum: Daily banter 21st August 2020, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,916
Posted By pete-p
Similar to me. We didn't want an MPV or similar...

Similar to me. We didn't want an MPV or similar (my wife likes saloon cars most) but wanted a big boot and I wanted a powerful Audi for under 6k. Fits the bill perfectly and my wife is happy...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 21st August 2020, 10:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,799
Posted By pete-p
Perhaps even the special extra heavy duty...

Perhaps even the special extra heavy duty version! :D

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Forum: D2 - Everything else 20th August 2020, 09:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,456
Posted By pete-p
Thank you. It's a testament to it's former...

Thank you. It's a testament to it's former owners and has been well looked after, plus I've been lucky!

MJ did clean it up a fair bit before putting it back together but there's not too much...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 18th August 2020, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,456
Posted By pete-p
The Doctor will see you now

As it was five years and about 40k miles since the cambelt was changed, plus the engine temp was often below 90 (possibly the thermostat) I thought it prudent to have it all changed and who else...
Forum: Daily banter 5th August 2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,584
Posted By pete-p
I can see why people would have an issue with the...

I can see why people would have an issue with the photo in isolation but when looking at all the others in the link from Steamship it fits in with the theme (having fun - child dressed similar to...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 28th July 2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,728
Posted By pete-p
Craig Nettleton is the chap Neil uses I have his...

Craig Nettleton is the chap Neil uses I have his number as 07900 600 548 or email craigynett @ gmaildotcom
Forum: Daily banter 25th July 2020, 03:03 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,949
Posted By pete-p
I expect this could make the biggest difference....

I expect this could make the biggest difference. Also I read somewhere that entering very low annual mileage can increase the premiums too.

I used to put my job down as accountant as it's close...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd July 2020, 07:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,949
Posted By pete-p
That is shocking Ray, has anything changed in the...

That is shocking Ray, has anything changed in the last year?

Mine went up by 12 to 260 and I couldn't find it cheaper than my renewal at Admiral so stayed with them. They also matched a home...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th June 2020, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,361
Posted By pete-p
This is some thread resurrection! 11 year. ...

This is some thread resurrection! 11 year.

I need to run the adaptation on mine to calibrate but might have the same problem as you. Although I have a strange issue, when I have the setting on...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th June 2020, 10:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,206
Posted By pete-p
Received today, thanks Adrian. +++ I don't...

Received today, thanks Adrian. +++

I don't think I'll be too bothered about a reverse feed either. My existing one already takes power and is switched for illumination with the headlights (has the...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 10th June 2020, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,206
Posted By pete-p
I didn't know that, thanks MJ +++ (now browsing...

I didn't know that, thanks MJ +++ (now browsing to see how to swap!).

You will have a PM Adrian.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 10th June 2020, 06:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,206
Posted By pete-p
If only it was Swing Grey. I wonder if the...

If only it was Swing Grey. I wonder if the difference would matter...
Forum: Daily banter 6th May 2020, 11:13 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 18,063
Posted By pete-p
I live under a flight path for Bristol airport...

I live under a flight path for Bristol airport and it's noticeably quieter now. I think the last plane I saw and heard was what looked like an A400M a few days ago.

I've been working from home...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st May 2020, 09:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 15,843
Posted By pete-p
Ordered mine now. Great work MJ +++

Ordered mine now. Great work MJ +++
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 7th February 2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 28,630
Posted By pete-p
That does look rather good, my only issue would...

That does look rather good, my only issue would be how reflective the screen is, how easy would it be to see on a sunny day for instance (not that we have many!). Perhaps a matt screen protector...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 16th January 2020, 12:39 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 28,630
Posted By pete-p
That looks interesting. :cool:

That looks interesting. :cool:
Forum: D2 - Everything else 14th January 2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,774
Posted By pete-p
Could it be from a grab handle or coat hook?

Could it be from a grab handle or coat hook?
Forum: Daily banter 18th December 2019, 08:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,300
Posted By pete-p
What a lovely gesture from Mike and Neil and a...

What a lovely gesture from Mike and Neil and a well deserved one too! +++ I expect to be in touch before long for some much needed D2 magic.
Forum: Daily banter 3rd December 2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,160
Posted By pete-p
I had the same issue, didn't think to rename it! ...

I had the same issue, didn't think to rename it!

I wonder who is at fault there... looks like a serviced carpark/garage?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 12th November 2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,783
Posted By pete-p
Likewise! Plus I have a house extension to get...

Likewise! Plus I have a house extension to get done first, if only the timing was better...
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 26th October 2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,043
Posted By pete-p
How about one of these? ...

How about one of these?

https://www.sealey.co.uk/product/5637202315/locking-wheel-nut-removal-set-10pc
Forum: Alternative Fuels 22nd October 2019, 10:34 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 27,261
Posted By pete-p
I didn't see any mention of how it delivers the...

I didn't see any mention of how it delivers the current, as an indication of where they are it seems they are looking to power bicycles and TukTuks to start with!

There are plans for service...
Forum: Alternative Fuels 22nd October 2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 27,261
Posted By pete-p
It's not rechargeable but is apparently good for...

It's not rechargeable but is apparently good for about 1500 miles based on a similar weight (or was it size...) to a Tesla battery. On the plus side, it takes about 90 seconds to swap out for a new...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 18th October 2019, 09:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,661
Posted By pete-p
I fitted a piggyback fuse in the fuse box and ran...

I fitted a piggyback fuse in the fuse box and ran the wire up the pillar and under the headlining. I expect it's the same as Sean or another member here as that's where I got the idea from.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st October 2019, 09:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,494
Posted By pete-p
If only it was bonus time! These would make nice...

If only it was bonus time! These would make nice summer wheels.
Forum: Daily banter 30th September 2019, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,694
Posted By pete-p
Just read the article and had to laugh a little...

Just read the article and had to laugh a little about the QashQai boot handle. My brother in-law had one and sure enough he had tape holding the handle in place! If I had known sooner I'd have...
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