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Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 3rd January 2021, 07:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,349
Posted By Regulus
I would suggest some apple product. Because I...

I would suggest some apple product. Because I prefer it to PCs because of Microsoft :( And I used to build my own (2000-2012)
Windows 7 was great, and I haven't upgraded.
As the price target is...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 3rd January 2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 207,435
Posted By Regulus
Seems pretty obvious why the price is going up. ...

Seems pretty obvious why the price is going up.
Not enough Bitcoins available for purchase.
https://news.bitcoin.com/data-shows-78-bitcoin-supply-illiquid-only-4-2m-btc-constant-circulation/
...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 29th December 2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 207,435
Posted By Regulus
So... I have bit the bullet and purchased my...

So... I have bit the bullet and purchased my first "crypto coins", using Revolut.

Ripple seems like a good place to start for a newbie like me. As it has crashed because of the investigation by...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 28th December 2020, 03:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,885
Posted By Regulus
Quite a lot this year. Mainly because I bought...

Quite a lot this year.
Mainly because I bought the engine and gearbox. Haven't bothered with any calculation yet. Still some parts left to purchase, I believe. I assume the gaskets etc for the ABZ...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 23rd December 2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 207,435
Posted By Regulus
Are you sure Revolut lets you own bitcoin? I...

Are you sure Revolut lets you own bitcoin?
I have Revolut. But I am fairly certain you can "buy" crypto currencies in the app, which is not the same thing as owning them. More like paper...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 19th December 2020, 03:11 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 207,435
Posted By Regulus
You are spot on with this. Because there is a...

You are spot on with this. Because there is a very high risk of the gold being confiscated at the border when one is travelling. As with "large" amounts of cash. :(

(pun intended)
Forum: Daily banter 19th December 2020, 02:59 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,671
Posted By Regulus
It might be messy and time consuming, because one...

It might be messy and time consuming, because one has to wait before painting the next layer.
But it looks so much better, and the knowledge that it will not start rusting again anytime soon, makes...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 18th December 2020, 05:43 PM
Replies: 1,036
Views: 207,435
Posted By Regulus
Must be great for all of you that bitcoin and...

Must be great for all of you that bitcoin and other crypto currencies are making new record highs +++

I just want to add that prices will probably become a lot more volatile because of the hedge...
Forum: Daily banter 15th December 2020, 11:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,156
Posted By Regulus
I think it looks great. D2Doctor or D2Doctor...

I think it looks great.
D2Doctor or D2Doctor Edition?
A real brand which you already are known for +++

Finding the right font is important as well, I believe
...
Forum: Daily banter 14th December 2020, 04:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,156
Posted By Regulus
Those threads are the best, no question about it....

Those threads are the best, no question about it. But...

How could anybody come up with the idea to ask when the next is up :Confused: It's mid December. Personally, I have no idea how MJ keeps up...
Forum: Daily banter 12th December 2020, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By Regulus
YouTube - American manual rebuild

A 10-part D2 S8 rebuild with a 6-speed manual transmission.

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=24804&stc=1&d=1607785653


...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd November 2020, 10:19 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,899
Posted By Regulus
There is one piece of dark styrofoam behind the...

There is one piece of dark styrofoam behind the arch liners. I removed that when I worked on my car a couple of years ago. But I never could figure what location it was positioned in. The left front...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd November 2020, 02:45 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,899
Posted By Regulus
That is the one I meant, yes. It looks so good, I...

That is the one I meant, yes. It looks so good, I couldn't decide if it was new or not. Although I suspected that you might have cleaned it. No-one beats you when it comes to the effort and skill....
Forum: Daily banter 21st November 2020, 06:56 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,899
Posted By Regulus
Is that a new cooling hose? Or just another proof...

Is that a new cooling hose? Or just another proof of your attention to detail?
If it is indeed a brand new, where did you buy it?
Forum: D2 - Everything else 10th November 2020, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,694
Posted By Regulus
I found it impossible as well. Ordered part...

I found it impossible as well. Ordered part through the Audi dealer this summer
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 10th November 2020, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,722
Posted By Regulus
Oh, that is strange as I saw his name on the main...

Oh, that is strange as I saw his name on the main page where it says
Welcome to our newest member,

Will he have to register again then?
I know the man. Got in contact with him because he was...
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 9th November 2020, 08:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,722
Posted By Regulus
New member registration and post restrictions?

I am wondering. Is there any new restrictions on new registered members?

S8Godzilla canīt post anything yet. Probably the same restrictions as chad951 had?
Forum: D2 - Everything else 28th October 2020, 08:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,121
Posted By Regulus
I did a trip like that for the 2018 Annual Meet....

I did a trip like that for the 2018 Annual Meet. 4570 km /2840 miles.
I started just south of Karlstad, down to Gothenburg. Ferry to Kiel. Drove through Europe. Took the ferry across the channel to...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 19th October 2020, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,424
Posted By Regulus
You will need the ring to the cooler tube as...

You will need the ring to the cooler tube as well, and the one that looks kind of like an 8. Unless I am mistaken.
I looks like your pipe has the 4 o-rings.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 19th October 2020, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 6,775
Posted By Regulus
Oh man. I wish I could have bought it. Alas, it's...

Oh man. I wish I could have bought it. Alas, it's RHD of course.
Sad to hear you have to sell it. But these are hard times
Forum: Daily banter 19th October 2020, 05:53 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,899
Posted By Regulus
I am very curious. Where do the vacuum pipe...

I am very curious. Where do the vacuum pipe connect when you reassemble it? At the moment it looks like mine did, from the reservoir, without any connection. I doubt I refitted mine correctly, as I...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 2nd October 2020, 07:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,985
Posted By Regulus
Thanks for asking that. I didn't know either. ...

Thanks for asking that. I didn't know either.

Sadly mine are also off the road since spring. I SORNīd my car only a month ago. When I realised that I have no idea when I might have it back in one...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 25th September 2020, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,284
Posted By Regulus
Will you do the valley pan gasket as well, while...

Will you do the valley pan gasket as well, while you are in there?
I hope you manage to clean out the old oil and sand.
As I am in a similar process, this can snowball pretty fast, as how much work...
Forum: Daily banter 24th September 2020, 03:27 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,899
Posted By Regulus
+++ Indeed. Not what the Audi repair shop...

+++

Indeed. Not what the Audi repair shop would have said.
Like they told me 3 years ago:"You better scrap the car and buy another"

But I do sympathise with you
Forum: Daily banter 20th September 2020, 03:24 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 14,899
Posted By Regulus
How on earth did you manage to get that off? Do...

How on earth did you manage to get that off? Do you have small magical elves in the workshop?
As always, it's a wonder to see your work
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 17th September 2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,145
Posted By Regulus
I forgot to update with the solution. Audi...

I forgot to update with the solution.
Audi ordered the correct gasket from Audi Tradition.
077 115 441

Shipping was SEK 276, gasket cost SEK 111,20, + 25% VAT. Not really sure why I had to pay...
Forum: Daily banter 14th September 2020, 08:03 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 47,472
Posted By Regulus
To bad it's a RHD, otherwise I would have been...

To bad it's a RHD, otherwise I would have been willing to buy it. The car looks just lovely and we all know, it couldn't be in better shape after you did the work, MJ
I am sure the next owner will...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 14th September 2020, 06:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,728
Posted By Regulus
Is it for sale down under? :ROFL:

Is it for sale down under? :ROFL:
Forum: IT, AV and other Tech 13th September 2020, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,414
Posted By Regulus
Forum - server clock

I have noticed the past days that the time is lagging on the server, by a considerable amount.
Does it matter? I don't know, just thought I should mention it ;)

It's 23:20 here in Sweden as I am...
Forum: Daily banter 7th September 2020, 07:16 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 47,472
Posted By Regulus
I have no doubt you perfected the tools and...

I have no doubt you perfected the tools and procedures, MJ +++
As I am working on my own car atm, I look at your past projects to get a better grasp of what I am trying to do.
Removing the engine...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 28th August 2020, 06:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,361
Posted By Regulus
If you don't mind importing the subframe, there...

If you don't mind importing the subframe, there are a few options.
Part number: 4D0 505 235AG, right?

Cheapest I found, €160: ...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 26th August 2020, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,145
Posted By Regulus
I simply must have got the wrong kit. AutoDoc...

I simply must have got the wrong kit.
AutoDoc warned me that the kit didn't fit my car, even if it gave me that kit when I searched on the 077 198 405. So AutoDoc was not in fault here.
There was...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 26th August 2020, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,145
Posted By Regulus
Looks like you found the issue MJ. My gasket is...

Looks like you found the issue MJ.
My gasket is a bit smaller on the circular part, and larger in the non-circular part, than it should be. And it's flat on one side (would be on the bottom side on...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 26th August 2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,145
Posted By Regulus
I took some measurements, as accurate as...

I took some measurements, as accurate as possible. But I don't have a digital measurement.

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=23814&stc=1&d=1598456375
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 24th August 2020, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,145
Posted By Regulus
It is odd. But I will ask the Audi dealer...

It is odd. But I will ask the Audi dealer tomorrow about the kit. +++
Anything to be able to put parts back on the engine so that I can use the car again.
It's been a couple of months now since I...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 24th August 2020, 02:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,145
Posted By Regulus
Thank you MJ The kit I have already was what I...

Thank you MJ
The kit I have already was what I got from searching for 077 198 405. But from all sites I have looked at, it is supposedly only for the 40V. And the kit does not have an o-ring that...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 24th August 2020, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,145
Posted By Regulus
Oil cooler, gaskets on a 32V

077 115 401b is the part number on my oil cooler.
Does anyone know what the gasket part numbers are?

I ordered a kit because that was the only I found with the gasket that looks like an 8, even...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 19th August 2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,456
Posted By Regulus
My oh my! I got to say your engine looks...

My oh my!
I got to say your engine looks amazing. Not like mine, all covered in old oil.
... and I envy you that you could bring the car to the doctor. Wish I could +++
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 19th August 2020, 04:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,183
Posted By Regulus
Congratulations +++ Good to hear your car passed...

Congratulations +++ Good to hear your car passed the MOT.

My car failed the MOT as well, rear caliper piston seized and rusty.
Still working on mine, as I discovered several issues.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 17th August 2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 9,398
Posted By Regulus
Sounds like you would also need a sticker on the...

Sounds like you would also need a sticker on the driver side, saying:
MJ Edition :yippee:
Like my Jeep has the Limited sticker ;)
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 27th July 2020, 01:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,027
Posted By Regulus
Looks like you can get one here: ...

Looks like you can get one here:

https://www.amazon.com/JGR-Aluminum-Cooler-Engine-Phaeton/dp/B07NQ98Y8W?th=1

edit: I got mine back in 2018, from a polish company. Handlowo Uslogowa on e-bay,...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 27th July 2020, 12:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,904
Posted By Regulus
Two years ago my car wouldn't start after driving...

Two years ago my car wouldn't start after driving 300m or so. Audi first figured the fuel pump was no longer working. Turned out it was only a general purpose relay that was faulty, 4H0 951 253 A....
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 17th July 2020, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,415
Posted By Regulus
Oh, so that is why I mostly have seen the use of...

Oh, so that is why I mostly have seen the use of the bar. I never suspected there would be a difference between the 32V and the 40V, concerning the tools used.

Thanks for pointing that out +++...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 16th July 2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,415
Posted By Regulus
I have decided to go ahead and try to do...

I have decided to go ahead and try to do everything myself.

MJ, do I need all the special tools, 3197, 2079 and camshaft locator tools 3341?

Or will I only need the locking bar for the...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 5th July 2020, 09:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,415
Posted By Regulus
Thanks again MJ. Good to know it is possible to...

Thanks again MJ. Good to know it is possible to do most of the work even if the engine is in place.

So far I have not seen a kit for the timing belt, only for the 40V; when I search the internet....
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 4th July 2020, 09:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,415
Posted By Regulus
I have been thinking about this a lot, the past...

I have been thinking about this a lot, the past few days.
While cleaning as much oil off as I can reach around the engine. The worst looks to be in the front of the engine, sprayed all over. Where I...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 4th July 2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,367
Posted By Regulus
Upon opening the boot, I have had running water...

Upon opening the boot, I have had running water as well, after heavy rain. In my case it's the left side. Seems like a weird area for water to gather :Confused: Had forgotten about it as I was abroad...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 30th June 2020, 06:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,415
Posted By Regulus
Thank you for all your comments. I see my options...

Thank you for all your comments. I see my options might not be set in stone, especially since Mark had his replaced without any issues.
I won't try to remove the manifold myself, as that would end...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 30th June 2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,415
Posted By Regulus
Interesting suggestion, would that work? On the...

Interesting suggestion, would that work? On the other hand it would look pretty awful, I fear.
But it might be the only option. As I cannot risk removing the manifold and drop some dirt into the...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 30th June 2020, 11:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,415
Posted By Regulus
knock sensor plug pigtail

The knock sensor plug pigtail looks to be disintegrating.
I have only done a general visual inspection of everything I can see in the engine room while I have removed all the plastic covers.
But...
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