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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Generic car items 25th June 2022, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 429
Posted By paulrstaylor
If you have a scrap metal dealer nearby, they buy...

If you have a scrap metal dealer nearby, they buy scrap batteries for the lead 👍
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 23rd June 2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 760
Posted By paulrstaylor
Is check the ride height, relatively simple to...

Is check the ride height, relatively simple to lower using VCDS and could explain why it's better in lift mode?
Forum: Daily banter 21st June 2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,232
Posted By paulrstaylor
I have taken two two transactions by default at...

I have taken two two transactions by default at Costco now 🥴
Forum: Other marques 20th June 2022, 05:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,341
Posted By paulrstaylor
Not exactly a happy ending to this story, but at...

Not exactly a happy ending to this story, but at least it will end and you can use the car again! Hopefully no delay and smooth sailing from here, painless apart from the bill!
Forum: Other marques 13th June 2022, 11:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,341
Posted By paulrstaylor
As others have stated, s75. ...

As others have stated, s75.

https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/reclaim/section75-protect-your-purchases/

When I bought my RS4 there were a number of undisclosed issues which the supplying...
Forum: Other marques 12th June 2022, 07:34 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,341
Posted By paulrstaylor
To be fair, 6 years is probably pushing the time...

To be fair, 6 years is probably pushing the time limits, but can't hurt to involve another dealer in the process and see if they can apply some pressure on your behalf?
Forum: Other marques 11th June 2022, 08:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,341
Posted By paulrstaylor
So you would have to bring a claim for the cost...

So you would have to bring a claim for the cost of repair against the supplying dealer that the car they supplied was defective, and therefore not fit for purpose. Have you spoken with the supplying...
Forum: Other marques 11th June 2022, 06:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,341
Posted By paulrstaylor
Where did you buy the car and how long have you...

Where did you buy the car and how long have you owned it?

"The legal route" would be to bring a case against the supplier, not the manufacturer or the service agent (unless they sold you the car)?
Forum: Other marques 27th May 2022, 03:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,341
Posted By paulrstaylor
I was expecting them to play nice, my Dad has a...

I was expecting them to play nice, my Dad has a D4 V60 that had a top end rebuild FoC out of warranty because of an issue caused by a common EGR failure. He was put in a brand new car for three...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 18th May 2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 907
Posted By paulrstaylor
They look like a good candidate for 3d printing?...

They look like a good candidate for 3d printing? :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 18th February 2022, 11:16 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 64,063
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: 345
Views: 201,095
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: 3,783
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: 4,864
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: 938
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: 938
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: 3,494
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: 2,283
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: 2,168
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: 12,384
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: 12,384
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: 12,384
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: 12,384
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: 5,616
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: 3,322
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: 3,322
Posted By paulrstaylor
:rofl::rofl::rofl:

:rofl::rofl::rofl:
Forum: Daily banter 1st November 2021, 07:31 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,322
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: 3,322
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: 2,380
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: 2,380
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: 3,345
Posted By paulrstaylor
+++

+++
Forum: D2 - Interior 28th September 2021, 06:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,345
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: 3,345
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: 6,607
Posted By paulrstaylor
My thoughts exactly 🤣

My thoughts exactly 🤣
Forum: D2 - Interior 21st September 2021, 04:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,072
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: 1,370
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: 3,310
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: 5,561
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: 4,704
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: 2,913
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: 1,486
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: 1,486
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: 17,176
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: 27,267
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: 23,480
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: 4,864
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: 4,864
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: 3,024
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: 3,769
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: 2,751
Posted By paulrstaylor
As would a "V8 tdi tuned to hell" :ROFL:

As would a "V8 tdi tuned to hell" :ROFL:
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