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Forum: D3 - Lights 28th July 2022, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 713
Posted By jonnypym123
Headlights, what bulbs do i need?

Had a look though the posts but can't determine what headlights I have so not sure if they use the D2S or the H7 bulbs, anyone know what they are?

Thanks,
Jonny
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 18th July 2022, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,231
Posted By jonnypym123
This is the point where I've just realised he...

This is the point where I've just realised he says working from above, use your left arm and reach down below headlight and you should be able to locate the rear of the sensor.. doh 2nd try tomorrow
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 18th July 2022, 07:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,231
Posted By jonnypym123
I know Manny is no longer on the site but thought...

I know Manny is no longer on the site but thought I'd have a go at his guide, bloody hell a lot harder than I thought gave up after trying to bend my hand backwards though the fog opening and up to...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 13th July 2022, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,459
Posted By jonnypym123
Excellent thank you, will pick some up

Excellent thank you, will pick some up
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 12th July 2022, 09:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,228
Posted By jonnypym123
I got fed up of trying to find the audi part...

I got fed up of trying to find the audi part number when looking so got it from here:
https://m.aliexpress.com/item/1005004260644552.html?spm=a2g0n.order_detail.0.0.37fef19c9MXLYz
Forum: D3 - Common Faults 12th July 2022, 09:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,228
Posted By jonnypym123
Just done the sensor gel pad today was a 10min...

Just done the sensor gel pad today was a 10min job at best, you can buy them online. Worth a try first as a few pounds to see if it fixes it. You've just got to remove the cover unclip clean off the...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 12th July 2022, 08:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,459
Posted By jonnypym123
I need 4 :) drivers side I removed them but put...

I need 4 :) drivers side I removed them but put them in a box for safe keeping never to be found
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 12th July 2022, 04:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,459
Posted By jonnypym123
D3 glovebox/dashboard torx bolt size

Does anyone know the D3 glovebox/dashboard torx bolt size please or where I can get them? Usually black or bare metal and are hidden under the hazard trim strip, just cant seem to find them online
Forum: D3 - Lights 5th July 2022, 08:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 44,513
Posted By jonnypym123
Here was my no bench power supply method of...

Here was my no bench power supply method of telling the dodgy ones still present after soldering new indicator leds, get the wife to indicate whilst holding the boards on a tea tray, worked perfect...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 3rd July 2022, 09:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,199
Posted By jonnypym123
Thanks Frankie

Thanks Frankie
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 3rd July 2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,199
Posted By jonnypym123
Have you got more photos? My private messaging on...

Have you got more photos? My private messaging on here isn't working
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 24th February 2022, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,848
Posted By jonnypym123
In the same boat, as mentioned dpf and mufflers...

In the same boat, as mentioned dpf and mufflers emptied, egr closed, blanked, take off the air plenum manifold and clean, remove flaps and use actuator adaptors to stop codes, good remap, that engine...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 11th January 2022, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,680
Posted By jonnypym123
Update on situation, had the battery coded by...

Update on situation, had the battery coded by audi over a month ago and have been double locking the car at a distance, one of these two things have stopped the drain, couldn't be happier :)
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 18th December 2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,169
Posted By jonnypym123
I've had the 3.0tdi and 4.2tdi both had foam...

I've had the 3.0tdi and 4.2tdi both had foam underneath the engine cover, the latter one the foam crumbled away so I stripped it off the engine cover
Forum: D3 - Lights 5th December 2021, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,948
Posted By jonnypym123
Mark I had the exact same issue the other week...

Mark I had the exact same issue the other week right rear outer cluster indicator light was dimmed along with taillight, It was either rain or ice that caused it and was working the next day, worth...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 4th December 2021, 06:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,680
Posted By jonnypym123
Yeah previous car I coded and still had the...

Yeah previous car I coded and still had the issue, this car has had 2 new batteries since I bought it. First one I coded though vcds muliple times last one I haven't there doesn't seem to be any...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 28th November 2021, 04:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,680
Posted By jonnypym123
10%battery common issue, anyone actually had it fixed?

Most will have probably encountered it at something, I've had it on both A8 d3s I've owned what I want to know is has anyone had a energy management software upgrade and had it fixed?

Example:...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd September 2021, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By jonnypym123
:ROFL: hard to beat some balsa Good shout I...

:ROFL: hard to beat some balsa
Good shout I thought it might be honey birch but looking at an old catalogue its honey birch is 7TJ, and on that site it's T70, definatley not the vavona as grain is...
Forum: Daily banter 23rd September 2021, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By jonnypym123
That'll probably explain after searching a good...

That'll probably explain after searching a good hour last night with part codes i was getting nowt ha. The mysterious exclusive stuff eh
Forum: Daily banter 23rd September 2021, 01:46 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,074
Posted By jonnypym123
Guess the wood anyone?

Full new wood trim for the D3 but what wood is it 7T0? I'm guess birch but looks a bit darker
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 19th August 2021, 09:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,134
Posted By jonnypym123
Hi Bushido, had an issue with messaging back,...

Hi Bushido, had an issue with messaging back, posted on you visitor messages
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 28th July 2021, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,662
Posted By jonnypym123
I'm not sure on exact torqing from memory might...

I'm not sure on exact torqing from memory might be 20nm, theres a document floating about on here somewhere that has all maintenance instructions
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 28th July 2021, 03:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,662
Posted By jonnypym123
It's hard to make out, I'd be checking the base...

It's hard to make out, I'd be checking the base of the plastic inlet manifold where it meets the block see if any leakage from there, I know these plastic manifolds can easily crack at the screw...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 28th July 2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 7,662
Posted By jonnypym123
From what your describing and as mentioned above...

From what your describing and as mentioned above sounds like a gasket, each 'throttle body' is attached to the manifold by 3 torx bolts give them a tighten and see what happens, oil residue is from...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 24th July 2021, 08:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,420
Posted By jonnypym123
4.2tdi intakes Left and Right 40 inc postage

4.2tdi air intakes Left and Right 40 inc postage
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/133828407921
Forum: Daily banter 22nd June 2021, 11:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,254
Posted By jonnypym123
How'd it compare ride wise with your A8 of late?...

How'd it compare ride wise with your A8 of late? I find the true test is a well pothole'd road
Forum: Daily banter 19th June 2021, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,995
Posted By jonnypym123
As long as everything is 'in place' theres no...

As long as everything is 'in place' theres no issues passed 2 mot's, the S8 is very tempting
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 18th June 2021, 07:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,968
Posted By jonnypym123
Onto the next step I've had these lying around...

Onto the next step I've had these lying around for some time just waiting on a good day to fit. Intake manifolds with swirl flaps removed cleaned and blanked ready to go in along with actuator...
Forum: Daily banter 18th June 2021, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,995
Posted By jonnypym123
The v8 can sound quite close I think abeit not as...

The v8 can sound quite close I think abeit not as high reving as a petrol, I got my exhaust pretty close to these examples
https://youtu.be/w-zTuFblPIo

https://youtu.be/3il_ithXTMI

The v10...
Forum: Daily banter 18th June 2021, 10:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,995
Posted By jonnypym123
That puts it i perspective thanks, totally...

That puts it i perspective thanks, totally differents beasts aren't they tdi and v10, it's usually when I hear a v10 i start searching the classifieds. From what I can see the S8 has more interior...
Forum: Daily banter 18th June 2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,995
Posted By jonnypym123
I agree Roberto, I would even say the 4.2tdi...

I agree Roberto, I would even say the 4.2tdi straight through it's similar to an amg v8 sound in a lower rev range, I have no mufflers or dpfs just primary cats still there. I think I'm just looking...
Forum: Daily banter 18th June 2021, 06:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,995
Posted By jonnypym123
Yeah PsYcHe, mines remapped and had further work,...

Yeah PsYcHe, mines remapped and had further work, just wondered if I was missing something with the v10 S' cars, they seemed generally better refined interior wise as well
Forum: Daily banter 17th June 2021, 08:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,995
Posted By jonnypym123
V10 itch S6 S8

Recently been looking at S6 v10's and S8 v10's, currently got the A8 D3 4.2tdi with some tuning so not expecting much difference in performance but that v10 engine sounds great, anyone had any...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th June 2021, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,147
Posted By jonnypym123
Bit too far for me cheers anyway though, sure...

Bit too far for me cheers anyway though, sure someone will be interested
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 11th June 2021, 06:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,147
Posted By jonnypym123
Whereabouts you based Roberto?

Whereabouts you based Roberto?
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 28th April 2021, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 9,235
Posted By jonnypym123
Hi Kaz, I've got 25mm front and back to allow...

Hi Kaz, I've got 25mm front and back to allow clearance for the calipers and bola wheels I've got on, heres a photo
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 12th April 2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,901
Posted By jonnypym123
Hi Jimster that's another job I need to do clean...

Hi Jimster that's another job I need to do clean the muck out of the channels kind of been putting it off haha. But your right worth tending to before it comes a problem. Since the leak from...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 29th March 2021, 07:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 20,919
Posted By jonnypym123
I'd hang onto it Chris if you can, can you sorn?...

I'd hang onto it Chris if you can, can you sorn? I reckon 5 years time it'll be worth twice the price. Value of our cars is so low in the current climate, I would think it can only increase in value,...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 19th March 2021, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,901
Posted By jonnypym123
This is now fixed turns out when there was the...

This is now fixed turns out when there was the badly sealed screen a small amount of moisture still in the cabin inside the car, autoglass did the dye test after the reseal and all is good, I just...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 5th February 2021, 08:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,901
Posted By jonnypym123
That's a steal at 7 a piece haha, some crazy...

That's a steal at 7 a piece haha, some crazy prices but I might just have to get them cheers for the part number. I did some digging in the boot to try and find the problem, the outer tail light...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 31st January 2021, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,901
Posted By jonnypym123
Thants gents the picture is stock from when I...

Thants gents the picture is stock from when I googled them, the circular covers I'm looking for are the ones in this photo to the right near the boot seal, I'll be checking the seals tomorrow. Nie on...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 31st January 2021, 06:37 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,901
Posted By jonnypym123
Audi A8 D3 rear tail light bolt caps/covers

Hi guys does anyone know either the part number or where I can get the rear tail light bolt caps/cover?

I have a bit of a condensation freezing issue inside the car and think it might be coming...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 30th November 2020, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,001
Posted By jonnypym123
Thanks for putting up a photo, it's the one I've...

Thanks for putting up a photo, it's the one I've got on at the moment, I'm looking for the later one with chrome strips.
Cheers
Jonny
Forum: D3 - Lights 30th November 2020, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,778
Posted By jonnypym123
They're just badly designed I think with minimal...

They're just badly designed I think with minimal beading and brittle plastic, I used tiniest amound of clear glue to hold the facia in place then sealed it all up, all good, worth catching early as...
Forum: D3 - Lights 29th November 2020, 09:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,778
Posted By jonnypym123
Rear light condensation problem fixed (hopefully)

After buying a new rear inner light combo in september 2019 I thought I wouldn't have the dreaded condensation problems again. I decided to hopefully fix it once and for all. So I removed the unit...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 29th November 2020, 09:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,001
Posted By jonnypym123
Hi limoncello do you have a photo thanks? ...

Hi limoncello do you have a photo thanks?

Jonny
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 21st November 2020, 07:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 21,713
Posted By jonnypym123
I did these tests when I first got mine using...

I did these tests when I first got mine using vcds 0-60 was 6.2s at 300hp, after remap at 340 0-60 was 5.6s, did 3 runs each test, all done with esp on. I think the stock figures were never real...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 12th November 2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,968
Posted By jonnypym123
I'm doing a second part to this job if anyone is...

I'm doing a second part to this job if anyone is remotely interested and has nothing better to do in lockdown :D now the egrs are closed and blanked next job is the swirl flaps, got a delete kit from...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 9th November 2020, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,497
Posted By jonnypym123
I've attached the dyno graph, it has always made...

I've attached the dyno graph, it has always made me wonder how the torque went to 866nm peak but hp was only 340hp peak, surely this would have increase proportionatly who knows. I did at the time of...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 9th November 2020, 06:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,497
Posted By jonnypym123
Intresting stuff, I might be downloading WinOLS...

Intresting stuff, I might be downloading WinOLS and taking a look. I had my A8 4.2tdi D3 remapped on stock hardware and was down on power on the dyno 300hp 630nm took it to the Perfomance Centre in...
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