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Forum: D2 - Everything else Today, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By steamship
I saw your thread about the work you're doing,...

I saw your thread about the work you're doing, although I think you've mistaken which one I mean. Mine's was to the output shaft to the rear axle, not the front driveshafts, but I think they may use...
Forum: D2 - Everything else Yesterday, 02:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By steamship
The offending article is item #33 in the attached...

The offending article is item #33 in the attached image. It is the bolt that holds in the flanged shaft that the propshaft attaches to. This needs removing so that the infamous rear output shaft seal...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 24th May 2022, 12:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By steamship
Had to! Even if I hadn't pestered you, you'd know...

Had to! Even if I hadn't pestered you, you'd know what it was for. +++
Forum: D2 - Everything else 24th May 2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 165
Posted By steamship
MOT Time (Delayed)... and Mystery Bolt

Pleased to say that the car has passed yet another MOT with zero advisories.

It was due the MOT at the start of April but due to the continuing backlog here caused initially by faulty lifts...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 20th May 2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By steamship
And there was me thinking I knew what I was...

And there was me thinking I knew what I was talking about. :o
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 20th May 2022, 12:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 184
Posted By steamship
RNS-D to RNS-E Retrofit - Couple of Questions

Toying with the idea of fitting a RNS-E, and looking a few answers. I've read through the following two threads a couple of times, created by IT and Singh back in 2010, but I seem to be missing some...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th May 2022, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By steamship
Just checked and the electric vacuum pump in the...

Just checked and the electric vacuum pump in the braking system only applies to the petrol engines (BBJ, ASN, BVJ and BSM).

Now this or may not be relevant, but might be worth checking for a...
Forum: Other marques 18th May 2022, 02:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,516
Posted By steamship
WOW! That's going to be an interesting topic of...

WOW! That's going to be an interesting topic of conversation, depending on what Volvo UK have to say. Let's hope common sense prevails.
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 17th May 2022, 08:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 584
Posted By steamship
That's for the parking sensors. The part number...

That's for the parking sensors. The part number is 6R0973735. You just need a set of terminal removal tools (cheap on eBay) and a bit of patience to replace. If doing so, make sure to take a note of...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 16th May 2022, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By steamship
Following on from this other thread about relays...

Following on from this other thread about relays (and their location):

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=16668

and also a LHD model, positions 3 and 4 (the two central ones) are...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 16th May 2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 169
Posted By steamship
Check out the following threads. I've linked to...

Check out the following threads. I've linked to the relevant post in each thread that gives the relevant details.

1. This one has photos and instructions:...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 16th May 2022, 09:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 378
Posted By steamship
The following image should help in identifying...

The following image should help in identifying all the relevant fasteners required. Based on the image, these are the associated part numbers, and how many you require per side. Note that these...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 15th May 2022, 09:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 214
Posted By steamship
The two 214 relays are for the ESP.

The two 214 relays are for the ESP.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 13th May 2022, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 332
Posted By steamship
Not sure if this applies to your car, but some...

Not sure if this applies to your car, but some D3s had an electric vacuum pump in the braking system. If yours has it, it might be a vacuum leak from that causing the issue, especially if you notice...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 12th May 2022, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,843
Posted By steamship
That's how I know him. Got two Bentley style keys...

That's how I know him. Got two Bentley style keys for the D2 and well pleased with them.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 10th May 2022, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,843
Posted By steamship
You could try contacting Craig Nettleton of Auto...

You could try contacting Craig Nettleton of Auto Solutions. He has a Facebook page, but can also be contacted on 07900600548 or via email at craigynett@gmail.com
...
Forum: Daily banter 9th May 2022, 01:53 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,423
Posted By steamship
Does it come out that easily? Is that...

Does it come out that easily?



Is that part number 077115147A (radial shaft seal), as it seems to be from the old ETKA diagram?



Is there a part number for the seal or do you reuse it?...
Forum: Daily banter 6th May 2022, 08:18 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,423
Posted By steamship
I wonder what exactly they'll do on those engines...

I wonder what exactly they'll do on those engines where the filters are clogged, and have partially starved the turbos of oil. Will they just fit new filters and send the owner on their way, and...
Forum: Owners Meets 27th April 2022, 04:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 56,907
Posted By steamship
+1 +++

+1 +++
Forum: Daily banter 26th April 2022, 08:54 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,423
Posted By steamship
Genius idea... but then we wouldn't expect...

Genius idea... but then we wouldn't expect anything less. +++
Forum: Daily banter 24th April 2022, 08:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By steamship
Position as shown in the attached image.

Position as shown in the attached image.
Forum: Daily banter 24th April 2022, 03:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,407
Posted By steamship
A stunning addition to the garage, and love the...

A stunning addition to the garage, and love the two tone interior with accented piping.

This is going to make your decision on which car to drive even more difficult.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd April 2022, 07:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,731
Posted By steamship
Is this a cue for another episode of WITW?

Is this a cue for another episode of WITW?
Forum: Owners Meets 22nd April 2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 56,907
Posted By steamship
Especially considering that we've all been locked...

Especially considering that we've all been locked up for the last two years and this being a highly significant Jubilee, I'd think everyone and their dog wants to get out and enjoy themselves.
...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 20th April 2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 501
Posted By steamship
This. It appears from the instructions in ETKA,...

This. It appears from the instructions in ETKA, the end caps are supposed to glued in place. This applies to both of the versions you showed.

D176501A1 is described as 'Silicon sealant' and costs...
Forum: Daily banter 18th April 2022, 08:22 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 63,837
Posted By steamship
Amazing result, but then we wouldn't expect any...

Amazing result, but then we wouldn't expect any less. +++++++++

It would be somewhat appropriate to hear this playing on the car stereo as it departed:
...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 17th April 2022, 11:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,808
Posted By steamship
Just noticed the '2.7T'. A8s were never fitted...

Just noticed the '2.7T'. A8s were never fitted with a 2.7T engine. A better alternative would be one of the various other Audi forums that cover ALL Audi models. Here are four such examples, all of...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 16th April 2022, 03:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,808
Posted By steamship
He may be referring to the flaps in the intake...

He may be referring to the flaps in the intake manifold.
Forum: Daily banter 1st April 2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 666
Posted By steamship
As Adrian mentioned above, it's primarily because...

As Adrian mentioned above, it's primarily because the US are more litigious.

I saw a post on one of the Facebook A8 groups were it has cost someone $12,000 for new turbos plus labour!

Also...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 25th March 2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By steamship
Try 91153. I found it on the following thread on...

Try 91153. I found it on the following thread on the Ross-Tech forum:

https://forums.ross-tech.com/index.php?threads/18056
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 19th March 2022, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,301
Posted By steamship
Out of curiosity, I dug out some photos from the...

Out of curiosity, I dug out some photos from the 2017 annual meet to see if I could tell the difference. Taken at a slightly different angle, but within one minute of each other. Best I can do is...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 19th March 2022, 03:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,301
Posted By steamship
Unlike your signature then! :tuttut: +++

Unlike your signature then! :tuttut: +++
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 19th March 2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 686
Posted By steamship
Check out the following PDF. Sunroof instructions...

Check out the following PDF. Sunroof instructions start at page 60:

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=9870&d=1420350770
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 18th March 2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 852
Posted By steamship
Not new, but the forum sponsors have one...

Not new, but the forum sponsors have one available:

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/174494329150

Note that the trim is riveted in place (see image). Part number for the trim is 4D0853299F.
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 15th March 2022, 02:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,638
Posted By steamship
In terms of a replacement for 4H0907063, it has...

In terms of a replacement for 4H0907063, it has the following superseded versions, so any of these will suffice. This is from the official parts catalogue:

4H0907063G, 4H0907063BG, 4H0907063BP or...
Forum: Daily banter 14th March 2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 668
Posted By steamship
I believe Neil has a D5 in his fleet, so you...

I believe Neil has a D5 in his fleet, so you could get a feel for it from both the drivers perspective and as a chauffeur driven passenger.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 14th March 2022, 04:18 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,837
Posted By steamship
The following PDF gives details on the removal of...

The following PDF gives details on the removal of the fuel tank. Not sure if it's possible to just replace the straps one by one with everything still in situ:
...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 11th March 2022, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,419
Posted By steamship
Sounds like you may have read this thread (which...

Sounds like you may have read this thread (which MJ participated in), as that was their solution:
...
Forum: Daily banter 9th March 2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,818
Posted By steamship
Exactly. People making billions at the detriment...

Exactly. People making billions at the detriment to everyone else. Reminds me of all the PPE contracts.

The West impose sanctions on Russia, so they don't get their Starbucks and McDonalds....
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 2nd March 2022, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,932
Posted By steamship
I think the MMI controller 'is' part of the...

I think the MMI controller 'is' part of the centre console controls, assuming we're talking about this item:

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=27967&stc=1&d=1646241013

If...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 2nd March 2022, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,638
Posted By steamship
Was wondering if both those I mentioned were...

Was wondering if both those I mentioned were names for the same thing, but another scour of the SSPs reveals J393, which from it's description seems to be the 'equivalent' of the Body Control Module....
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 2nd March 2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,638
Posted By steamship
Looking through the SSP documents on here, the D4...

Looking through the SSP documents on here, the D4 is a complicated beast.

No experience of them, so this is all based on the log file and the SSPs. Module 09 is missing from your scan, with module...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 2nd March 2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,306
Posted By steamship
It appears to be from the following site (several...

It appears to be from the following site (several options available):

https://www.garageequipment.co.uk/Vehicle-Lifts/Scissor-Lifts/Kwik%20Lifts%20and%20Accessories
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 1st March 2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,932
Posted By steamship
The following page has a list of components that...

The following page has a list of components that have CP:

http://www.audi-resource.com/componentprotection.php

I've copied the relevant text to here just in case that page disappears at some...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 22nd February 2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,082
Posted By steamship
HPsauce beat me to it, but it's perhaps something...

HPsauce beat me to it, but it's perhaps something I should have suggested in my previous post. Follow what he said and post your results, and then we can go from there.

Not knowing which codes are...
Forum: Daily banter 17th February 2022, 11:31 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 715
Posted By steamship
It appears to be for the following models: ...

It appears to be for the following models:

BMW Land Rover, Aston Marti, 1 er F20 F21 2 er F22 F23 3 er F30, F31 F34 GT F35, 4 er F33 F36 5 er F07, F10 F11 F18 6 er F06 F12, 7 er F02 X1, E84 X3 F25...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 14th February 2022, 01:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,082
Posted By steamship
Sounds like an intermittent fault draining the...

Sounds like an intermittent fault draining the battery. If you have access to VCDS or other scan tool, it should identify if a door handle (most likely) or something else is causing the drain.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 14th February 2022, 11:00 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,704
Posted By steamship
Looks to be the case as it's not on their website...

Looks to be the case as it's not on their website either.
Forum: D4 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 13th February 2022, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,604
Posted By steamship
You might want to check out the following thread...

You might want to check out the following thread on the VCDS forum. The OP had the same issue on a 2014 A6, so in theory this should work on the D4. Posts #6 and #8 are the important ones:
...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 12th February 2022, 09:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,274
Posted By steamship
It might be worthwhile giving A8parts a call, as...

It might be worthwhile giving A8parts a call, as they might be able to confirm if there are any physical differences in PF and FL windscreens.

The part number listed is for a PF car, but their ad...
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