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Forum: Daily banter 21st March 2022, 09:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,043
Posted By Zip
Unhappy About 2 weeks ago, I got chatting to a guy at my...

About 2 weeks ago, I got chatting to a guy at my local Shell garage. His sister had sent him a photo of a fuel price sign outside a station in deepest Kent.

£2.06 for 95RON…..

Z
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 21st March 2022, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By Zip
Ah…ok. Z

Ah…ok.

Z
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 20th March 2022, 09:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By Zip
Question I assume this is what I need…? Does this...

I assume this is what I need…?

Does this include the rubber seals inside and out, I wonder?

https://shops.audi.com/en_GB/web/tradition/p/molding-4d0853297c-01c-14

Cheers,
Zip
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 18th March 2022, 09:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,524
Posted By Zip
Thanks. The panel slides independently of the...

Thanks. The panel slides independently of the glass roof…obviously…so I suspect it is a little more complex as MJ says.

Anyone got a link to the service manual procedure please?

Z
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 18th March 2022, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,524
Posted By Zip
Question Sunroof replacement…?!

Last summer, something gave way in the sunroof mechanism (I’ve got a glass one) and the sunshade no longer automatically slides back into position when the roof is closed. I have to reach back a...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 18th March 2022, 06:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By Zip
Question Thanks all. I had a long chat with the Autoglass...

Thanks all. I had a long chat with the Autoglass guy who did my wife’s windscreen on Wednesday, and he said the D2 windscreens are a pain to do, and said it was worth me booking it to one of their...
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 17th March 2022, 06:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,685
Posted By Zip
Question Is windscreen surround trim still available?

Hi. I’m still on my original windscreen, but it has now got its first stone crack.

The trim is quite pitted and corroded, and the rubber edge is perishing. Are these still available from Audi?
...
Forum: Daily banter 27th January 2022, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By Zip
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Daily banter 27th January 2022, 09:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By Zip
Question Thanks…..ordered. Is it easy DIY….? Zip

Thanks…..ordered.

Is it easy DIY….?

Zip
Forum: Daily banter 27th January 2022, 07:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,070
Posted By Zip
Question Oil pressure warning light?

This came on after an hour or so driving. Pulled over to see if there was any leakage or anything obvious, then tentatively drive home. Came on again after 10 mins. Scanned with OBD11, and no...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 27th January 2022, 10:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,601
Posted By Zip
Thumbs up I ran an OBD11 scan, and it showed up as rear...

I ran an OBD11 scan, and it showed up as rear offside door sensor. It’s behaving at the moment, but looks like a bit of weekend maintenance is required.

Thanks,
Zip
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 25th January 2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,601
Posted By Zip
Question Not has a chance to dismantle the rear light yet....

Not has a chance to dismantle the rear light yet.

Quick question….how does it actually pop out of the roof please?

Also….had to check manual. Figured there must be a way to lock the car...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 23rd January 2022, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,601
Posted By Zip
Unhappy You saw that I started a thread way back about...

You saw that I started a thread way back about the rear courtesy light. Like you, I gave up…. I might have disassemble…. :(

Zip
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 23rd January 2022, 05:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,601
Posted By Zip
What should I be checking please? Z

What should I be checking please?

Z
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 23rd January 2022, 10:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,601
Posted By Zip
Well….yes. Offside rear showed up as open...

Well….yes. Offside rear showed up as open once….but wasn’t.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 22nd January 2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,601
Posted By Zip
Question Crazy alarm: door sensors?

Hi. As I am driving at the moment, the roof courtesy light is pulsing on and off, as if it has detected an open door. When I close and lock the car, the alarm is now regularly going off....
Forum: A2 8Z 16th January 2022, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 33,731
Posted By Zip
Question Hello All. Rekindling my original post. My...

Hello All. Rekindling my original post.

My daughter is turning 17 this year, and I’m feeling an A2 is just about perfect for her first car. Anyone done the same? Not looked at insurance, but...
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C6 10th November 2021, 08:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,610
Posted By Zip
Thumbs up Roberto….I used these guys. Really nice kit. ...

Roberto….I used these guys. Really nice kit.

https://retrofitlab.com/

Zip
Forum: A6/S6/RS6 C6 9th November 2021, 06:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 16,610
Posted By Zip
Thumbs down This is one of the reflectors on my S4 Cab…:o ...

This is one of the reflectors on my S4 Cab…:o

Dangerous.

Zip
Forum: D2 - Transmission 9th July 2021, 09:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,045
Posted By Zip
Thumbs up Thanks for your advice, all. It’s going to...

Thanks for your advice, all.

It’s going to Stephens Engineering in Ware. They know these boxes well.

Zip
Forum: D2 - Transmission 8th July 2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,045
Posted By Zip
Question Is the dreaded oil cooler pipe back there? Any...

Is the dreaded oil cooler pipe back there? Any hoses likely to have perished?

Nearly 14 years and 100k miles (in my hands…now on 155k), and I can’t complain…it doesn’t owe me anything. Only one...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 7th July 2021, 10:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,045
Posted By Zip
Unhappy What preventive maintenance to do while gearbox out?

My transmission has finally gone pop. I’ll run some codes off, but was wondering what I should get done with the improved access to the back of the engine bay that is afforded by the removal of the...
Forum: D2 - Interior 5th June 2021, 09:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,609
Posted By Zip
Question Anyone successfully dyed their steering wheel?

Mine is looking decidedly horrid.

I know there are some good companies out there, but wondering if there is any practical experience here?

Ta,
Zip
Forum: Daily banter 8th April 2021, 08:32 AM
Replies: 380
Views: 76,195
Posted By Zip
Thumbs up Mudflaps are on the list twice. You must really...

Mudflaps are on the list twice. You must really dislike them :cool:

I love mine.....:)

Zip
Forum: Daily banter 3rd March 2021, 10:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 56,932
Posted By Zip
Unhappy Sincerest condolences to his family and friends. ...

Sincerest condolences to his family and friends. It’s been a truly awful year for so many people.

Zip
Forum: Daily banter 26th November 2020, 08:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,795
Posted By Zip
Exclamation ,

Indeed...been quite a year. I still don’t have my sense of smell back, and my cardiac MRI also showed up severe scarring on the back of my left lung from the pneumonia. Weirdly, I didn’t have the...
Forum: Daily banter 25th November 2020, 08:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,795
Posted By Zip
Talking Love this thing.

Hi,
I’m ashamed to say that after asking MJ to make up some hard lines for my newly refurbished front brakes at the beginning of the year, I bought my S4 Cab on a whim, and the poor S8 sat standing...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st June 2020, 12:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,989
Posted By Zip
Thumbs up Ooh...I’ll have the handbrake cover it’s the a...

Ooh...I’ll have the handbrake cover it’s the a same as mine please?

Cheers,
Zip
Forum: A4/S4 B6 19th May 2020, 08:52 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 8,175
Posted By Zip
Question S4 Cab: Treating (steel) arches?

I’m going to remove the weird fibre arch liners, and clean and treat the arches themselves.....hoping to find only surface rust :rolleyes:

What do you recommend? Waxoyl, hammerite,...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 30th April 2020, 08:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 43,802
Posted By Zip
And me :D

And me :D
Forum: A4/S4 B6 26th April 2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 6,390
Posted By Zip
B6 S4 Cab...pretty new summer wheels

Bought these wheels off a guy down my road....pristine, from a Q3. Very happy, and a bargain.

Zip
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 25th April 2020, 09:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,526
Posted By Zip
Unhappy ..and I don’t mean to contradict The Laird, but...

..and I don’t mean to contradict The Laird, but I’ve had great service from BCS....

Zip
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 11th March 2020, 08:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 52,809
Posted By Zip
Question Anyone tried this Carly thing that keeps popping...

Anyone tried this Carly thing that keeps popping up on my fb feed?

Zip
Forum: VCDS (aka Vagcom) 11th March 2020, 03:51 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 52,809
Posted By Zip
Question Is OBDEleven still the best cheaper VCDS alternative...?

Resurrecting thread...

After 12 years a D2 owner, now wanting to do some OBD stuff.

Thoughts?

Zip
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 11th March 2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,122
Posted By Zip
Question Coding aux-in on RNS-E?

Hi, I’ve added an aux-in socket to my S4. Is this something that needs coding in to the RNS-E? It’s not appearing. Do I need VCDS?

Thanks,
Zip
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 7th March 2020, 10:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,009
Posted By Zip
Thumbs up They look lovely....I'll pm you. Thanks, ...

They look lovely....I'll pm you.

Thanks,
Zip
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 29th February 2020, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,009
Posted By Zip
Thumbs up I was thinking of doing that. Thanks, Zip

I was thinking of doing that. Thanks,
Zip
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 28th February 2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,009
Posted By Zip
Question Hi Mikki...not sure how serious you were...I need...

Hi Mikki...not sure how serious you were...I need to get the car back on the road...

What are your thoughts?

Thanks in advance,
Zip
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 24th February 2020, 10:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,009
Posted By Zip
Cool Yes please! You could send me that blind at the...

Yes please! You could send me that blind at the same time........;):ROFL:

Cheers,
Zip
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 24th February 2020, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,009
Posted By Zip
Question I was thinking you could just replace the hard...

I was thinking you could just replace the hard line section...rather than the whole run up into the arch...? Is that possible?

Would you be willing to make me up a couple of hard lines for a fee...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 23rd February 2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,009
Posted By Zip
Question Anybody? Mikki?? Cheers, Zip

Anybody? Mikki??

Cheers, Zip
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd February 2020, 10:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,009
Posted By Zip
Question S8 Brembos - replacing hard lines with braided?

Hi,

The hardline into the back of the callipers is no longer available. I had mine on and off a few times, they've twisted a bit, and I'm not sure I trust them anymore. Has anyone replaced them,...
Forum: A4/S4 B6 14th February 2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,666
Posted By Zip
Thumbs up Oh, and managed to source a Milltek non-resonated...

Oh, and managed to source a Milltek non-resonated second hand....fitted it on Wednesday, and sounds lovely :cool:

Zip
Forum: A4/S4 B6 14th February 2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,666
Posted By Zip
Question Hi. Thanks...already on the A4 club FB page. ...

Hi. Thanks...already on the A4 club FB page.

How have you fastened the front lip on....just self tappers? Looks like there used to be some sort of lip on mine, as there are loads of pop rivets...
Forum: A4/S4 B6 9th February 2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,035
Posted By Zip
Question ET32....what's the impact...?

....my Cab has the standard ET45 Avus wheels. I've spotted some other wheels I REALLY want for summer, but theyr're ET32. Getting conflicting messages on the web about if they'll fit.

Can...
Forum: A4/S4 B6 9th February 2020, 12:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,692
Posted By Zip
Unhappy ...and it's lost me again...

I wonder if I can just splice in a new section of cable through the boot shut tube? Anyone done any joining of fakra cable? Any weird tools needed?.

Cheers,
Zip
Forum: A4/S4 B6 5th February 2020, 08:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,692
Posted By Zip
Thumbs up Thanks all. I wiggled the tubes running from...

Thanks all.

I wiggled the tubes running from car to boot on both sides, and the Nav has found me again!

I'll strip down and see if there are any bad wires at the weekend.

Zip
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 4th February 2020, 10:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,085
Posted By Zip
Question Hiya M, A) do you still have them, and B)...

Hiya M,

A) do you still have them, and
B) would they fit a b6 S4 ....?? ET is 45 on the Avus wheel on the S4, if I remember correctly...

Cheers, Zip
Forum: A4/S4 B6 4th February 2020, 10:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,748
Posted By Zip
Question Seat back electric recline and heated seat stopped working...

...on the drivers side. Doesn't appear to be the fuse...passenger side works fine. I'm assuming they're related. Any ideas?

S4 Cab again...


Cheers,
Zip
Forum: A4/S4 B6 4th February 2020, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,692
Posted By Zip
Question RNS-E loses its way...

Sorry...talking about my S4 Cab now.

RNS-E can pin point where I am when stationary, and just switched on ignition, but loses its way when I start driving in map view, or if I give it a...
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