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Forum: D3 - Common Faults 28th July 2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,213
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Water Ingress

Hi,

Can anybody point me in the direction of useful threads related to water ingress?

It has rained a lot recently and I have a lot of water coming into the cabin down the pillars and through...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 27th October 2016, 09:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,173
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Well that clears that up! Cheers fellas......

Well that clears that up!

Cheers fellas... I'm back to feeling good about having it now +++
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 26th October 2016, 05:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,173
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Agree that it's a bit of a gimmick, but it is...

Agree that it's a bit of a gimmick, but it is cool to say you have it, as has been said...

I was chuffed with the thought of having it in mine, until somebody said to me that my MMI board must...
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 26th October 2016, 10:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,285
Posted By dizzlebizzle
47p2 - Thanks for the comments. Looks like a...

47p2 - Thanks for the comments. Looks like a great job you did on that wheel there. I might ask them if they can do a similar job for me.

Turbo Tony - I don't suppose you have an image of the...
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 26th October 2016, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,285
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Diamond Cut Refurb

Hi,

I'd be interested to know people's experiences with diamond cut alloy wheel refurbs.

It's more expensive than a full powder coat and there's no warranty on the finish. I understand they're...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 25th October 2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,442
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Thankfully, it's sorted itself... no idea what...

Thankfully, it's sorted itself... no idea what that was about, but hopefully it wont happen again.
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 24th October 2016, 05:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,442
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Bose Sound System Issue

Hi,

The strangest thing is happening with my sound system...

I got in the car this evening, put the radio on and couldnt hear anything. I turned the volume right up and all I could hear is the...
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 16th October 2016, 07:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,779
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Lighten up, it's for the benefit of the...

Lighten up, it's for the benefit of the passenger...

Cheers John, will drop you a PM.
Forum: D3 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 15th October 2016, 07:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,779
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Help Unlocking VIM in North West

Hi all,

After reluctantly letting my previous 2007 A8 3.0 TDI Quattro Sport go back in July 2015 to take a job abroad, I'm pleased to say I've just purchased another one... a 2008 model :)

I've...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 4th February 2016, 07:38 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,842
Posted By dizzlebizzle
I don't suppose this service is still being...

I don't suppose this service is still being offered?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 26th May 2015, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,234
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Looked like a very nice car... did you fit the...

Looked like a very nice car... did you fit the iphone dock in the ashtray? Really like that idea, any instructions on how to fit it?
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 22nd May 2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,387
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Looks like it. Many thanks!

Looks like it. Many thanks!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 21st May 2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,387
Posted By dizzlebizzle
D3 NS rear door locking mechanism part number

Can anybody tell me the part number for a NS rear door locking mechanism for a 57 plate 3.0 TDI?

A8 parts dont have any in stock and I'm struggling to source a used one. Any help would be...
Forum: D3 - Interior Trims 14th May 2015, 09:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 17,842
Posted By dizzlebizzle
That looks fantastic. Amazing job. If my A8...

That looks fantastic. Amazing job.

If my A8 had black leather instead of cream (not sure how I feel about carbon/cream combo) and I wasn't planning on selling it soon, I would go for it.

I can...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 19th April 2015, 10:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,275
Posted By dizzlebizzle
I've had my A8 on eBay for the past 28 days at...

I've had my A8 on eBay for the past 28 days at 9,750 and didn't get much interest. It's a 57 plate so slightly older than yours and it has 10,000 more miles on the clock, but the specification is...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 8th April 2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,148
Posted By dizzlebizzle
+++

+++
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 25th March 2015, 09:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,546
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Thanks, will do!

Thanks, will do!
Forum: D3 - Wheels and Tyres 25th March 2015, 01:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,546
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Should I drive on 1 x 19" wheel and 3 x 20" wheels?

Hi,

I need to drop one of my 20" alloy wheels off to be refurbished but the spare I have is a 19"...

Perhaps it's a stupid question, I don't know, but am I OK to drive the car with 1 x 19"...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 25th March 2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,053
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Just an update... fixed the problem with the coin...

Just an update... fixed the problem with the coin tray light using the instructions for removal of the glove box +++

Thanks for the assistance!

Still debating whether to bother sorting the MMI...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 25th March 2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,189
Posted By dizzlebizzle
WANTED: D3 Passenger Side Rear Door Locking Mechanism

My passenger side rear door isn't opening using the central locking. I've been told I need a replacement passenger side rear door locking mechanism but A8 parts don't have any in stock at the moment...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th March 2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,053
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Got it, thanks! Will have to get hold of radio...

Got it, thanks! Will have to get hold of radio removal tool T10057.
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th March 2015, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,053
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Yeah, it looks like it's a tooth or two out....

Yeah, it looks like it's a tooth or two out. Don't really fancy taking the whole thing apart again but might give it a go.

The cable would definitely need extending if I were to get it in. I just...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th March 2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,053
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Yeah, I didn't unclip the trim on the card...

Yeah, I didn't unclip the trim on the card holder, I couldn't work out how to do it so when I removed the belt line time as you call it the entrire card tray came with it. There's a power cable that...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 13th March 2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,053
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Addressing fall out from repair of MMI screen mechanism

I repaired the MMI screen mechanism (replace broken plastic cogs with metal ones) a good few months a ago now and when I put it all back together it didn't all go back together perfectly...

Those...
Forum: Daily banter 12th March 2015, 10:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,754
Posted By dizzlebizzle
I really wish I could understand just some of...

I really wish I could understand just some of that but sadly I don't... I need to start reading up on this stuff!
Forum: Daily banter 11th March 2015, 02:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,754
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Mechanic from down the road sorted it for 30...

Mechanic from down the road sorted it for 30 thankfully!

Hooked the battery upto a power pack, took one of the fuel lines off and let some air out until some fuel came through... turned it over...
Forum: Daily banter 11th March 2015, 01:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,754
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Cheers for the advice, had another go myself with...

Cheers for the advice, had another go myself with more fuel but to no avail and its turning over slower and slower each time, must be draining the battery.

Have somebody coming down from a local...
Forum: Daily banter 11th March 2015, 12:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,754
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Run out of diesel!!!

I've put is in the banter section because as I expect a few will get a laugh out of it but I've run out of diesel.

I've put some diesel in it but it won't start. It's just turning over. I'm...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 2nd January 2015, 09:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,404
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Good information, many thanks for that. I really...

Good information, many thanks for that. I really appreciate it.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 2nd January 2015, 11:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,404
Posted By dizzlebizzle
I've sourced the part now thanks to Nollywood. ...

I've sourced the part now thanks to Nollywood.

I've spoken to a couple of garages and they're unsure about how easy it will be to transfer the electric motor from the faulty caliper to the...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 1st January 2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,404
Posted By dizzlebizzle
PM sent

PM sent
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 30th December 2014, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,404
Posted By dizzlebizzle
I should have a go myself really but I'm not the...

I should have a go myself really but I'm not the best at this sort of thing and its absolutely freezing at the moment!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 30th December 2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,404
Posted By dizzlebizzle
All I know is it's leaking brake fluid... the...

All I know is it's leaking brake fluid... the existing caliper may be repairable, the garage I took the car to haven't taken the caliper off to investigate be honest, just quoted me for putting a...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 30th December 2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,404
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Wanted: D3 N/S Rear Brake Caliper

Long shot, but anybody got one of these lying around?

Unfortunately, A8 parts can only sell me one with the electric motor attached (which I don't really need) and I can't really afford what...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 28th December 2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,732
Posted By dizzlebizzle
I'm going to keep trying the WD40 and the grease,...

I'm going to keep trying the WD40 and the grease, but I think it is the spring pressing too heavily like you say HPsauce... something is rusty, I'm going to have to take the door off to work it out I...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 28th December 2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,732
Posted By dizzlebizzle
They rotate, they're not siezed.. :Confused:

They rotate, they're not siezed.. :Confused:
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 27th December 2014, 04:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,732
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Sorry, the photos appear to have rotated...

Sorry, the photos appear to have rotated themselves once I have uploaded them, not sure how to rectify that...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 27th December 2014, 04:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,732
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Photos

I've taken a closer look this evening, cleaned off all the grease and there are some signs of wear...

Anybody have any comments?

Doesn't look good to me...
Forum: D3 - Everything Else 13th December 2014, 09:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,732
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Sorry guys, only just seen these replies. I...

Sorry guys, only just seen these replies.

I will try the WD40 and the white grease.

I don't think anything seized or not turning but will double check.

It's driving me crazy, my girlfriend...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 13th December 2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,396
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Sold

Sold
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 9th December 2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,396
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Reduced again. I've decided to buy an A2 so...

Reduced again.

I've decided to buy an A2 so could do with the cash.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 3rd December 2014, 10:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,396
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Reduced. Open to sensible offers.

Reduced. Open to sensible offers.
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 2nd December 2014, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,881
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Have the same problem. Many thanks for sharing.

Have the same problem. Many thanks for sharing.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 29th November 2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,161
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Thanks. I think I will leave it. More...

Thanks. I think I will leave it.

More effort than its worth and will probably look daft like you say.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 28th November 2014, 05:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,396
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Noted, many thanks. I've revised the...

Noted, many thanks.

I've revised the listing now.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 28th November 2014, 11:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,768
Posted By dizzlebizzle
No, the fogs are round.

No, the fogs are round.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 28th November 2014, 11:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,396
Posted By dizzlebizzle
I could also do with 1 x 20" S8 (D3) alloy with a...

I could also do with 1 x 20" S8 (D3) alloy with a tyre on it as a spare...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 28th November 2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,396
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Will do that now. I pulled ET 35 off some...

Will do that now. I pulled ET 35 off some document I found on the internet... had no idea to be honest +++

I'm open to offers in the region of what I'm asking.

I'm interested in your D3 S8...
Forum: D3 - Lights 28th November 2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,831
Posted By dizzlebizzle
I still haven't got round to sorting this out...

I still haven't got round to sorting this out this I'm afraid. A guide for the N/S would also be appreciated.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 28th November 2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,161
Posted By dizzlebizzle
Any photos? How easily would this go on my...

Any photos?

How easily would this go on my 57 plate?
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