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Forum: Daily banter 15th June 2022, 10:19 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,695
Posted By CaifanSC
I just replaced my entire cowl cover (aka scuttle...

I just replaced my entire cowl cover (aka scuttle cover for my RHD brethren) and fortunately, I landed a piece in a very good state. Good to know there are options if need be.

Great friggin...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 15th June 2022, 10:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,315
Posted By CaifanSC
I think I see the clip you are referring to. It's...

I think I see the clip you are referring to. It's in the middle of the trim piece (I circled it in red in one of the attached pix). Mine seems to have that clip broken. There's definitely some sort...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 9th June 2022, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,315
Posted By CaifanSC
Glue for exterior door moldings? (Pix inside)

Hello fellow 8ers,

Does anyone know what kind of glue was used to secure together both pieces of the door moldings?

For some reason, when I purchased Cappuccino (my '01) it had the black...
Forum: Daily banter 16th May 2022, 02:49 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,695
Posted By CaifanSC
Loving the thread! Great work...love the...

Loving the thread! Great work...love the specialty jigs like the "separator".
Forum: D2 - Interior 15th May 2022, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,199
Posted By CaifanSC
Ahh, you read my mind. After I posted I wondered...

Ahh, you read my mind. After I posted I wondered if those clips were used anywhere else in the car. I happen to have a pair door cards I picked up for the 01, so no need to buy the clips. Magic!
...
Forum: D2 - Interior 15th May 2022, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,199
Posted By CaifanSC
PN for metal anchor/base for main dash wood trim piece

Does anyone have the PN for the little metal base anchors in the dash to which the studs in the back of the main wood trim piece fasten too? See pix below (Circled in yellow). Apparently, I'm missing...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 14th January 2022, 01:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,320
Posted By CaifanSC
I'm wondering if there is some extent of the...

I'm wondering if there is some extent of the harness already in place. I was browsing the parts catalog and it looks like, for the front, the distance sensors share a harness with the fogs and horn....
Forum: D2 - Interior 14th January 2022, 01:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,672
Posted By CaifanSC
D2 doctor to the rescue! Thank you, MJ....

D2 doctor to the rescue!

Thank you, MJ. I'll PM you. By the way, did you finish setting up your e-store? Now I'm reading through the glove box lights thread and thinking of picking up a couple. ...
Forum: D2 - Interior 13th January 2022, 02:19 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 19,672
Posted By CaifanSC
Are these still being made? How would one go...

Are these still being made? How would one go about acquiring one?
Forum: D2 - Interior 13th January 2022, 02:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 21,387
Posted By CaifanSC
Wow, what an amazing combo this green and dark...

Wow, what an amazing combo this green and dark brown. So elegant! And it has extended leather? OMG... I'd love to find that car.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 13th January 2022, 01:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,320
Posted By CaifanSC
Retrofitting OEM PDC system...is it possible? Anyone done it?

I'm well aware that the OEM system is finicky, to say the least. But, I'm wondering if anyone has done it?

Why? Just for fun :ROFL::ROFL::ROFL:?

I have the sensors in the 03 (that's...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 13th January 2022, 01:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,122
Posted By CaifanSC
Curious if you ever got this fixed?

Curious if you ever got this fixed?
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 9th June 2021, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,780
Posted By CaifanSC
:ROFL::ROFL: Thanks for the replies,...

:ROFL::ROFL:

Thanks for the replies, everyone.

Thanks for the recommendation, Ameiseuk. I'll look up that seller. I know there are some aftermarket covers available. I just wanted to stick...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 24th May 2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,780
Posted By CaifanSC
Sorry, folks. Perhaps I didn't do a good job...

Sorry, folks. Perhaps I didn't do a good job describing it :ROFL:.

I'm referring to the accessory you use to protect the interior from the sun. I've attached a few pics for reference. The rover...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 22nd May 2021, 09:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,780
Posted By CaifanSC
Genuine audi windshield sun shade from another model on a D2?

Has anyone used a genuine audi windshield sunshade from a different model on their D2? I'd like to buy a couple but not sure which other models would fit the d2.

I'm pretty sure there was an OEM...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 2nd March 2021, 04:41 PM
Replies: 246
Views: 96,548
Posted By CaifanSC
Did you ever try this? Sounds like a cool little...

Did you ever try this? Sounds like a cool little "extra" to add to the car. Just because :).
Forum: D2 - Lights 26th February 2021, 12:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,994
Posted By CaifanSC
Sending you a PM, Pete.

Sending you a PM, Pete.
Forum: D2 - Lights 25th February 2021, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,994
Posted By CaifanSC
I'll update later regrading the wiring. I'll have...

I'll update later regrading the wiring. I'll have to check both of mine.

I did want to thank you both for the info. It confirms that I need to take an extra step to get this to work the right...
Forum: D2 - Lights 25th February 2021, 02:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,994
Posted By CaifanSC
You are right, the blanking plate just has to be...

You are right, the blanking plate just has to be punched or cut out. There are two or three small spots where it's actually attached, so it's easy to open up that cavity.

I didn't know the wiring...
Forum: D2 - Lights 25th February 2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,994
Posted By CaifanSC
So you used plain ol' kitchen foil?

So you used plain ol' kitchen foil?
Forum: D2 - Lights 24th February 2021, 11:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,994
Posted By CaifanSC
Request: Info about UK rear fog light and lamp housing

Howdy all,

I'll be replacing the actuator boot in the 01 and while I have the trim off the trunk lid I noticed that US cars have a provision for the RHD fog lamp. The cavity is closed, but has...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 24th February 2021, 11:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,241
Posted By CaifanSC
Did you by any chance try sourcing the orange...

Did you by any chance try sourcing the orange boot new? Or would you have a PN?
Forum: D2 - Lights 24th February 2021, 11:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 13,621
Posted By CaifanSC
Did you ever get this sorted out? I had one...

Did you ever get this sorted out?

I had one fog light bulb out on the 01. I just replaced both bulbs with PIAA yellow bulbs and while doing so I noticed that the passenger side (US) had developed...
Forum: D2 - Lights 24th February 2021, 10:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 12,013
Posted By CaifanSC
So you referened a different link than the one...

So you referened a different link than the one you posted on the original post? Could you post the link?
Forum: D2 - Lights 24th February 2021, 10:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 10,673
Posted By CaifanSC
Wow, what an excellent write up.

Wow, what an excellent write up.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 21st February 2021, 04:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 14,072
Posted By CaifanSC
Great projects. Did anyone gather a complete...

Great projects. Did anyone gather a complete parts list? I see one of the links above is no longer working. And, I didn't see part number for the micro switch.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 21st February 2021, 03:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 31,563
Posted By CaifanSC
Good read, thanks. Such a pity for this useful...

Good read, thanks. Such a pity for this useful feature to just go inoperable due to lack of support from the industry.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 21st February 2021, 03:13 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 41,793
Posted By CaifanSC
PM sent!

PM sent!
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 19th February 2021, 09:46 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 31,563
Posted By CaifanSC
Wow...no way! No aftermarket support at all?...

Wow...no way! No aftermarket support at all? That's awful news.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 19th February 2021, 09:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 31,563
Posted By CaifanSC
Apologies for the thread resuscitation. ...

Apologies for the thread resuscitation.

Notorious...I'm just wondering if you have ran into any issues since you did the retrofit? This winter was my first actual experience with a heated...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 19th February 2021, 01:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 24,330
Posted By CaifanSC
Yeah, look at those things. They fit the aluminum...

Yeah, look at those things. They fit the aluminum body just perfect. Eventually I want to try to fit those into one of mine.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 19th February 2021, 01:55 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 41,793
Posted By CaifanSC
I just bought two sets of grommets for both of...

I just bought two sets of grommets for both of mine...but could you tell me where you acquired the brake block upgrade and the LED set?
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 19th February 2021, 01:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 41,793
Posted By CaifanSC
Are you applying a film to the tail lamps to...

Are you applying a film to the tail lamps to prevent water ingress? Could you tell me a little bit more about it and what kind of film you used, please?
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 18th February 2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 24,330
Posted By CaifanSC
Sorry for resurrecting this thread. I think this...

Sorry for resurrecting this thread. I think this looks very cool. I've always thought the fancy aluminum trunk hinges from the Phaeton would look right at home in the S8 D2. Those hinges, plus these...
Forum: D2 - Interior 2nd May 2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,545
Posted By CaifanSC
Spent the last 45 minutes searching my usual...

Spent the last 45 minutes searching my usual online parts catalog for the PN for this orange piece and I was not able to find it. I'll try again later today but wondering if anyone has the PN handy?...
Forum: D2 - Interior 15th April 2017, 02:29 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,545
Posted By CaifanSC
Lightning fast reply! Now some of the comments...

Lightning fast reply! Now some of the comments make a lot more sense. I tried pulling on mine when I cleaned the vents but it wouldn't budge and I didn't want to risk breaking anything. I'll give it...
Forum: D2 - Interior 15th April 2017, 02:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 46,545
Posted By CaifanSC
Two quick follow up questions for you experts...

Two quick follow up questions for you experts regarding this issue.

I noticed the same wet floor carpet issue in the passenger side of my S8 (LHD). I've gone through the normal drain cleaning...
Forum: D2 - Interior 15th April 2017, 01:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,669
Posted By CaifanSC
Just curious....what are you guys using to patch...

Just curious....what are you guys using to patch the plastic sleeve after cutting it short?

Both of my rear headrests stopped working but I hear the motors. So it's a problem with the sleeve....
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 15th April 2017, 01:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,090
Posted By CaifanSC
Lucky guy! :) But just to play devil's advocate,...

Lucky guy! :) But just to play devil's advocate, since it's not installed...if you change your mind keep me posted +++
Forum: Daily banter 3rd April 2017, 03:08 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 8,350
Posted By CaifanSC
did anyone try this???? :)

did anyone try this???? :)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 3rd April 2017, 02:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,090
Posted By CaifanSC
Did you sell yours? Link is not working anymore.

Did you sell yours? Link is not working anymore.
Forum: D2 - Everything else 13th January 2017, 02:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,940
Posted By CaifanSC
never seen the first two pictures posted...very...

never seen the first two pictures posted...very nice. Pillar-less coupe.......classic, but I'm a little biased :).
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 21st December 2016, 02:58 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,623
Posted By CaifanSC
Wow...now that is ingenious!!! That could be a...

Wow...now that is ingenious!!! That could be a good first step +++
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 21st December 2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,623
Posted By CaifanSC
I wonder if anyone has tried using the system...

I wonder if anyone has tried using the system from the VW Phaeton. The hard part (R&D) has been done already...hinges, pump, I believe hinges already include microswitches for limiters/position,...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 21st December 2016, 06:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,440
Posted By CaifanSC
I'll have to keep that in mind! Thanks for the D3...

I'll have to keep that in mind! Thanks for the D3 PN.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 18th December 2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,179
Posted By CaifanSC
anyone know the part number of the OEM mudflaps?

anyone know the part number of the OEM mudflaps?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 18th December 2016, 02:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,440
Posted By CaifanSC
That would be great! and if by any chance you can...

That would be great! and if by any chance you can share the contact info of the person who may have a lead on the D2 fridges I would greatly appreciate it!

I would love to go to one of the a8...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th December 2016, 12:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,440
Posted By CaifanSC
does anyone have the part numbers for both D2 &...

does anyone have the part numbers for both D2 & D3 fridges?
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 16th December 2016, 12:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,623
Posted By CaifanSC
Great info! Some gaps due to the google...

Great info! Some gaps due to the google translation but I'm sure it's a much better start than starting from zero. I just picked up an 03 S8 and that factory-looking push button set up (with new key)...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 5th December 2016, 11:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,623
Posted By CaifanSC
Very broad searches and I gathered that it may be...

Very broad searches and I gathered that it may be an aftermarket keyless/push button start system which interfaces with an OEM audi Smart key and the factory D2 lock system.

Auto trunk/boot...
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