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Forum: Daily banter 7th July 2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,490
Posted By Conquistador
Didn't realise they were so lightweight, I'm sure...

Didn't realise they were so lightweight, I'm sure it's lovely to ride. 600cc (or 675cc) is just perfect for a good time on UK roads. Anything more is just lary (guilty as charged) and takes you into...
Forum: Daily banter 5th July 2022, 12:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,490
Posted By Conquistador
That's a lovely looking Daytona, ride safe. I...

That's a lovely looking Daytona, ride safe. I bought this a couple of weeks ago and absolutely love it!

https://i.postimg.cc/Dw62JKGV/IMG-20220628-190132.jpg (https://postimages.org/)
Forum: Daily banter 22nd April 2022, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,460
Posted By Conquistador
Derailing the thread slightly, but did you get...

Derailing the thread slightly, but did you get any further on your search for an S6? I've been dipping in and out of a search for S6s myself, so am keeping a close eye on what's being listed for sale...
Forum: Daily banter 16th December 2021, 09:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 986
Posted By Conquistador
Audi S1 'Hoonitron' -- well this looks a bit special

Press release bumph:

- Audi develops all-electric one-of-a-kind car for “Elektrikhana” video
- Legendary Audi Sport quatFfibretro S1 serves as the base for Audi designers
- Ken Block: “This...
Forum: Q7 4L 1st November 2021, 10:11 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 12,808
Posted By Conquistador
It's now sold but I was watching this one for a...

It's now sold but I was watching this one for a while, simply out of interest. 111,000 miles.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/284501775804?hash=item423da095bc:g:EcEAAOSwiyRhdW5T

If you're into white...
Forum: Other marques 15th October 2021, 09:32 AM
Replies: 345
Views: 208,735
Posted By Conquistador
Do you not think a significant amount of X owners...

Do you not think a significant amount of X owners will sway towards the Y as well?

UK buyers are now accustomed to that commanding SUV driving position, and that's only been offered at a price in...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 3rd September 2021, 10:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 11,898
Posted By Conquistador
Loudspeaker system, lights and sirens,...

Loudspeaker system, lights and sirens, pyrotechnic system to blow the doors out and fire suppressant system? :ROFL:

https://i.postimg.cc/bvFG9CrT/Audi-A8-Security-2006-1280-0b.png...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 10th August 2021, 11:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,160
Posted By Conquistador
Yes, good point about the boot motor -- most...

Yes, good point about the boot motor -- most become weak over time to the point of struggling to lift the boot lid up even when the engine is running, then it just gives up and slams shut. Easily...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 9th August 2021, 08:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,160
Posted By Conquistador
Facelift (58/09-onwards) brochure attached below,...

Facelift (58/09-onwards) brochure attached below, which is quite interesting to flick through.

The fingerprint starter is a bit of a gimmick. It sounds like a great idea (and I'm surprised it...
Forum: Daily banter 27th July 2021, 02:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,769
Posted By Conquistador
Well it was a successful trip with perfect...

Well it was a successful trip with perfect weather for the entirety. From Edinburgh we drove up the east coast to Aviemore for a walk around and some impromptu trainspotting as the Royal Scotsman...
Forum: Daily banter 16th July 2021, 08:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,769
Posted By Conquistador
That's the Glenfinnan viaduct which is just west...

That's the Glenfinnan viaduct which is just west of Fort William (both already on the list to visit +++ )

We've added Tyndrum to the stopover list as well now for the drive back down. I presume...
Forum: Daily banter 14th July 2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,769
Posted By Conquistador
Perhaps a flying visit then or a touch-and-go...

Perhaps a flying visit then or a touch-and-go landing rather than a full road trip :ROFL:

A stop at Cocoa Mountain up in Durness seems worth it whilst there.

The Bealach na Bà road west to...
Forum: Daily banter 11th July 2021, 04:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,769
Posted By Conquistador
Scotland road trip tips?

As international travel rules are so fluid at the moment, it seems the perfect time for a domestic road trip (sadly not in an S8, but a new Ford Ranger).

From past annual meets, it's clear that...
Forum: Daily banter 2nd July 2021, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,588
Posted By Conquistador
Struggling to see the "OVER £30,000 WORTH OF AUDI...

Struggling to see the "OVER £30,000 WORTH OF AUDI OPTIONAL EXTRAS" from flicking through the pictures. No ACC, no B&O, no sunroof, no ventilated or massage seats, no extended leather, no rear...
Forum: D3 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 29th June 2021, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,793
Posted By Conquistador
Jacking mode before you lift the car up in order...

Jacking mode before you lift the car up in order to lock the suspension travel, otherwise the strut will just keep extending and you'll need a trolley jack with a huge range to get the wheel off the...
Forum: Daily banter 25th June 2021, 09:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,324
Posted By Conquistador
That'll be Essex Audi then which includes...

That'll be Essex Audi then which includes Chelmsford and Southend too. I can't offer an opinion on their new and used sales but the Chelmsford (where I live) service department are appalling. They've...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 24th May 2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,807
Posted By Conquistador
I'm not aware of any sunshades from other models...

I'm not aware of any sunshades from other models that could be applied, unless you're referring to one of those awful opaque strips applied to the outside of the windscreen.

Most windscreens I've...
Forum: Daily banter 18th March 2021, 12:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 57,107
Posted By Conquistador
Despite no longer having an A8/S8, during my...

Despite no longer having an A8/S8, during my seldom log ins to have a browse through the latest posts, this was the last thing I was hoping to read.

Really sorry to hear this news. Mark seemed...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 2nd February 2021, 12:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,660
Posted By Conquistador
I would check the rocker cover gasket. I have a...

I would check the rocker cover gasket. I have a vague memory of that on my old D3 S8 and it turned out to be just the rocket cover gasket but the oil was pooling around the undertray and causing the...
Forum: Daily banter 2nd December 2020, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,436
Posted By Conquistador
Lol yes, the tyres are all yours still. Just give...

Lol yes, the tyres are all yours still. Just give me a text or something when you are thinking of coming by or are in the area +++
Forum: Daily banter 2nd December 2020, 03:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,544
Posted By Conquistador
Would it get any hotter than a halogen bulb with...

Would it get any hotter than a halogen bulb with no heat dissipation in the same headlamp unit though?

See pictures - it's mostly tucked away behind a fairing, so it doesn't have to be...
Forum: Daily banter 2nd December 2020, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,544
Posted By Conquistador
Hi Michaela, I didn't, no :(

Hi Michaela, I didn't, no :(
Forum: Daily banter 2nd December 2020, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,544
Posted By Conquistador
Question on 3D printing

I'm no Luddite, but 3D printing is a technology which has passed me by somewhat, so hopefully one of you kind folk can offer some advice...

The headlights on one of my bikes are so poor that it's...
Forum: Daily banter 2nd December 2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,436
Posted By Conquistador
FREE - facelift D4 sales / spec brochures

Both A4 size, approx. 100 pages of tasty photos and sales bumph in each. Price list, options list, colour swatch etc.

Would probably give more enjoyment to a D4 owner than sitting in my bookcase...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 1st October 2020, 12:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 10,448
Posted By Conquistador
Just over £3,000 for the manifold from Audi, I...

Just over £3,000 for the manifold from Audi, I remember enquiring for mine
Forum: Daily banter 16th September 2020, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,443
Posted By Conquistador
Return of the MOKE

MOKE International Limited today announces the return of one of Britain's great automotive icons.

From today, 16 September, UK customers will be able to order one of 56 limited edition MOKEs, an...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th April 2020, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,323
Posted By Conquistador
*FREE* 2 x Pirelli PZero 265/35 20" (AO) with 5.5mm + 1 Yokohama 265/35 20"

Obviously, going out to pick up some used tyres is not considered 'essential' travel at present but I am happy to hold them for anybody who wants to come and pick these up when we are not in lockdown...
Forum: Daily banter 2nd March 2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,163
Posted By Conquistador
Interesting little article. I had this exact...

Interesting little article. I had this exact thought when I bought a bike from the bike equivalent of one of these huge car supermarket places about a month ago.

I asked for some detailed pictures...
Forum: Daily banter 27th February 2020, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,833
Posted By Conquistador
There's always something to keep you busy with an...

There's always something to keep you busy with an A8/S8 :ROFL: - I do miss having one sometimes :(
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 27th February 2020, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,116
Posted By Conquistador
Super rare so good luck, I once bought a...

Super rare so good luck, I once bought a knackered D3 just to have the Cantona wheels off it, refurbed all 5 of them and sent them to a buyer in Germany - they seem to go mad for them over in Germany...
Forum: Other marques 30th January 2020, 03:15 PM
Replies: 345
Views: 208,735
Posted By Conquistador
Anybody who bought shares around the time of the...

Anybody who bought shares around the time of the Model S's launch should be rubbing their hands together in the last couple of months! If you're a short-term trader then would be time to quit while...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 9th October 2019, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,748
Posted By Conquistador
Love the interior, nice spec, 20" Cantona wheels...

Love the interior, nice spec, 20" Cantona wheels too - that's a quarter of the value of the car there all day long if they're straight and clean.

Bit rough around the edges but you'd be getting an...
Forum: Motormouth 4th October 2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,959
Posted By Conquistador
Very nice! Red is best for a Ducati +++ Sold my...

Very nice! Red is best for a Ducati +++ Sold my S8 a few months ago and switched back to two wheels as my main form of transport. Really got my eyes on a Multistrada at the moment to do some...
Forum: Daily banter 21st August 2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,490
Posted By Conquistador
Audi AMI Apple lead £10

I am indeed currently A8/S8-less and on 2 wheels, although it has an engine and excites +++

I'm coming across some odd bits and pieces I've amassed over the years of A8 ownership and one such item...
Forum: Daily banter 21st August 2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,692
Posted By Conquistador
All New RS 6 Avant

All-new RS 6 Avant gains more power from a V8 twin-turbo TFSI and adds MHEV drive and fully digital cabin integrating MMI Touch Response

- Fourth generation high-performance Avant available to...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 7th July 2019, 07:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,750
Posted By Conquistador
Car sold and picked up today. The new owner...

Car sold and picked up today.

The new owner found the forum and joined just to message me so he may be along soon +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 5th July 2019, 12:22 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,566
Posted By Conquistador
Not at that price it's not!

Not at that price it's not!
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 2nd July 2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,463
Posted By Conquistador
Black? :Confused: Is there a part number...

Black? :Confused:

Is there a part number and sticker on the back, providing they're original mats.
Forum: Daily banter 2nd July 2019, 10:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,487
Posted By Conquistador
D5 S8 pictures and full info

http://i68.tinypic.com/9u2k43.jpg

http://i66.tinypic.com/30ushs8.jpg

http://i66.tinypic.com/20qe4h5.jpg

http://i67.tinypic.com/rgy05y.jpg

http://i64.tinypic.com/iq94s1.jpg
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 28th June 2019, 10:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,750
Posted By Conquistador
Thanks for the messages and comments so far. ...

Thanks for the messages and comments so far.

I am happy to reduce the price to £9,995 for forum users before sticking it on Autotrader. As I say, it's been difficult to price as there aren't many...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 25th June 2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,750
Posted By Conquistador
Thanks. Yeah, I had the D2 and D3 in the same...

Thanks. Yeah, I had the D2 and D3 in the same colour for a while, so who knows what I'll be back with :ROFL:

http://i64.tinypic.com/2i73ayr.jpg
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 24th June 2019, 10:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 9,750
Posted By Conquistador
FOR SALE: 2007/57 D3 S8 Aqua Blue Pearl, High Spec

I’ve finally come to terms with selling my S8 and would naturally like to offer it to those on the forum before any old person buys it via the usual sale sites. I’ve unexpectedly had to pay out for a...
Forum: Owners Meets 14th June 2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 33,577
Posted By Conquistador
Many thanks to Michaela for showing us around,...

Many thanks to Michaela for showing us around, thanks to those who did the reccy'ing, and David at A8 Parts.

Drove through Dartmoor on the way there and back, stopping at The Tank Museum for a...
Forum: Owners Meets 4th June 2019, 08:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 10,799
Posted By Conquistador
For those travelling from the East/South East or...

For those travelling from the East/South East or even around Exeter, if you want some nice driving roads instead of solid driving along the A30, can I suggest you drive SW through Dartmoor Park,...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 29th May 2019, 02:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,614
Posted By Conquistador
Not that it's of much use, but here is where the...

Not that it's of much use, but here is where the sunroof drain tubes run and what it looks like behind the roof panels (not mine btw).

http://i66.tinypic.com/ny7k83.jpg
...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 29th May 2019, 08:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,715
Posted By Conquistador
Those new wheels look nice Ray. How much are you...

Those new wheels look nice Ray. How much are you wanting for the old set anyway?
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 28th May 2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,682
Posted By Conquistador
I've seen endless 56 plate S8s, don't ever recall...

I've seen endless 56 plate S8s, don't ever recall seeing an 06 plate S8 but there might be a couple floating around. Ian/IT could be the one to correctly advise on this subject.
Forum: Daily banter 21st May 2019, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,179
Posted By Conquistador
Brought back memories of my juddering brakes when...

Brought back memories of my juddering brakes when he dropped the D2's anchor in the final test :ROFL:
Forum: Owners Meets 20th May 2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,418
Posted By Conquistador
MJ - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie CtL - Mackerel,...

MJ - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie
CtL - Mackerel, Pork, Ice Cream . Angela - Melon, Pork, Brownie.
Tonup - Mackerel, Plaice, Brownie. Ann - Soup, Pork, Fruit Salad
Ray - Soup, Pork, Fruit Salad,...
Forum: Owners Meets 20th May 2019, 12:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,465
Posted By Conquistador
MJ - 1 Adult The Laird - 1 Adult, 1 Senior ...

MJ - 1 Adult
The Laird - 1 Adult, 1 Senior
steamship - 1 Adult
Tonupkid - 2 Seniors
HPsauce - 2 Seniors (over 70!)
CtL - 1 Adult and 1 Senior
Moltuae - 2 Adults
tintin - 2 Adults (Juniors?)...
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