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Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 11th July 2022, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,215
Posted By Markiii
Bit more info back from Bilstein I asked...

Bit more info back from Bilstein

I asked which of the 2 kits would be more suitable for a 2002 S8

BILSTEIN B12 PRO KIT - 46-193810...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd June 2022, 10:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,215
Posted By Markiii
thanks yeah I'm not seeing anything listed...

thanks

yeah I'm not seeing anything listed for those anywhere
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 22nd June 2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,215
Posted By Markiii
thanks MJ are they the same front and rear?

thanks MJ are they the same front and rear?
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 21st June 2022, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,215
Posted By Markiii
anyone know if the top mounts are available?...

anyone know if the top mounts are available? suspect the may also be past their best
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th June 2022, 05:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,215
Posted By Markiii
interesting I thought the s8 red sachs were NLA?

interesting I thought the s8 red sachs were NLA?
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 20th June 2022, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,215
Posted By Markiii
Bilstein Suspension

I'm working on the theory that the shocks will likely benefit from a change soon, and if I'm doing that may as well do the springs

the first choice in my head is Bilsteins. So I've been doing some...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th June 2022, 03:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Markiii
payment sent

payment sent
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 16th June 2022, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Markiii
Yep I'll take it please

Yep I'll take it please
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 14th June 2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By Markiii
thanks , chaps, it beeps if I press the parking...

thanks , chaps, it beeps if I press the parking sensor button the dash so doubt its the speaker. I didn't realise i could get real time info on them with VCDS, will give that a try
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 13th June 2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By Markiii
Damned Parking sensors

Are on the blink again. No errors on VCDS but not a beep to be heard,

any suggestions chaps?
Forum: Daily banter 12th June 2022, 04:28 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,526
Posted By Markiii
very nice

very nice
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th June 2022, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 923
Posted By Markiii
first dibs pending me checking it actually fits...

first dibs pending me checking it actually fits please
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 10th June 2022, 08:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By Markiii
aha, cheers

aha, cheers
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 9th June 2022, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By Markiii
looking at the plugs in the back of these I'm...

looking at the plugs in the back of these I'm reading the following part numbers

4A0972805C 18 Euros 15
4a0972805B 18 Euros 15
4A0972602A 23 Euros 19.58
4a0972603A 23 Euros...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 30th May 2022, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,079
Posted By Markiii
just to confirm, looping out the front sensor as...

just to confirm, looping out the front sensor as per the thread I linked did indeed solve the issue
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 23rd May 2022, 08:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,903
Posted By Markiii
Worth a look at ecp. I got pagid discs and brembo...

Worth a look at ecp. I got pagid discs and brembo pads all round for 200. Sometimes their deals are crazy
Forum: D2 - Interior 22nd May 2022, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,298
Posted By Markiii
look good quality but a little flash for my taste

look good quality but a little flash for my taste
Forum: D2 - Interior 22nd May 2022, 05:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,298
Posted By Markiii
Mats

Mine are looking rather past their best. Anyone have a good experience with getting some new ones made? Seems a bit of a gamble looking at the online mat companies
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 21st May 2022, 03:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By Markiii
packaging wise I think its actually easier to...

packaging wise I think its actually easier to work on.

I'm just waiting on delivery of all the bits i need to give it a major service
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 20th May 2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By Markiii
here you go, my favourite picture taken back at...

here you go, my favourite picture taken back at the factory in 2018
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 18th May 2022, 03:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By Markiii
all good guesses, (though I didn't realise the...

all good guesses, (though I didn't realise the Spyker used it)

2006 Gallardo
Forum: D2 - Everything else 16th May 2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,133
Posted By Markiii
MOT Time

why am I always like an expectant father wandering around wondering what random thing will go wrong at MOT time.

And yet....


Passed without even an advisory, not bad for its 20th birthday...
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 16th May 2022, 09:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By Markiii
reasonable guess but want another?

reasonable guess but want another?
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th May 2022, 07:01 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By Markiii
thanks both. Its in the right section, whilst I...

thanks both. Its in the right section, whilst I do indeed have a D2, the other car whilst not an Audi does utilise the D3 A8 HVAC controls and is giving me aggravation
Forum: D3 - Interior Electrics 15th May 2022, 05:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,424
Posted By Markiii
HVAC controls replacement

Would anyone know if these need coding to the car?
Forum: D2 - Lights 13th May 2022, 09:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,044
Posted By Markiii
Handbook suggests they are fused on the same...

Handbook suggests they are fused on the same circuit as the reversing lights so that's says no to a fuse.

Hopefully just bulbs though odd for them both to go. Will check in the morning
Forum: D2 - Lights 13th May 2022, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,044
Posted By Markiii
Thanks all Seems I have reverse lights each...

Thanks all

Seems I have reverse lights each so DE e and fog light on the rightfully working. Rear lights doing nothing on the boot clusters, odd that both sides out, wonder if they are fused...
Forum: D2 - Lights 13th May 2022, 05:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,044
Posted By Markiii
What functions for the Boot mounted tail lights?

Just doing a pre MOT check of the lights e.t.c.

The tailights mounted on the boot house the reverse lights (working), But do they have any other lights or are they just reflectors?

I ask as...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 11th May 2022, 10:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 45,216
Posted By Markiii
correct non bose

correct non bose
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 11th May 2022, 02:42 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 45,216
Posted By Markiii
Guys on the FB group reckoned the glovebox has to...

Guys on the FB group reckoned the glovebox has to come out, which doesn't surprise me.

However its only 3 screws

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/attachment.php?attachmentid=9869&d=1420350463
...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 11th May 2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,323
Posted By Markiii
no to worry sorted it. Guys on the FB group...

no to worry sorted it. Guys on the FB group reckoned the glovebox has to come out, which doesn't surprise me.

However its only 3 screws
...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 11th May 2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,323
Posted By Markiii
Bugger. If you get chance today that would be...

Bugger. If you get chance today that would be great it's still driving me nuts
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 10th May 2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,323
Posted By Markiii
Managed the drivers door today, but that...

Managed the drivers door today, but that required removal of the lower dash panel
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 10th May 2022, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,323
Posted By Markiii
that would be brilliant thanks+++

that would be brilliant thanks+++
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 10th May 2022, 09:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,323
Posted By Markiii
Getting speaker cable into teh front doors

Getting them into the passenger door has me foxed. No matter what I try I can't find the internal side of the hole the wires go .through

Anyone have any tips? Hopefully not necessary to remove the...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 9th May 2022, 09:02 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 45,216
Posted By Markiii
Cheers for that. Managed to get the cables from...

Cheers for that. Managed to get the cables from the headunit to the boot and the speaker cables back out.

Getting speaker cables into the rear doors was surprisingly easy.

However getting...
Forum: Daily banter 27th April 2022, 03:38 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,526
Posted By Markiii
mind if i ask how much the bonnet repaint is...

mind if i ask how much the bonnet repaint is costing and is a full repaint of just relaquering? as I have a few bits suffering the same
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 21st April 2022, 12:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,462
Posted By Markiii
i doubt the generation that want Lol on a number...

i doubt the generation that want Lol on a number plate will be owning an S8
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 16th April 2022, 09:12 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 45,216
Posted By Markiii
once I've figured out a mounting location for the...

once I've figured out a mounting location for the DSP my next job is to run speaker cables from the boot and RCAs from the headunit to the boot.

Any advice on the best place to route as I suspect...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 16th April 2022, 09:10 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 45,216
Posted By Markiii
first thoughts, physically it looks a very nicely...

first thoughts, physically it looks a very nicely built unit.

Contents include

Main Unit
Wired remote
Remote Cable (RJ11)
Micro SD card
USB adaptor for the Micro SD to plugin to you PC...
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 11th April 2022, 05:16 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 45,216
Posted By Markiii
not yet been away for a week, will have a play...

not yet been away for a week, will have a play this week
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 30th March 2022, 02:43 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 45,216
Posted By Markiii
well that arrived quick from Hong Hong

well that arrived quick from Hong Hong
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 27th March 2022, 06:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 45,216
Posted By Markiii
Helix gets good reports on the car audio forums...

Helix gets good reports on the car audio forums as well
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 27th March 2022, 06:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,621
Posted By Markiii
Got my Bosch from ECP

Got my Bosch from ECP
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 27th March 2022, 03:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 45,216
Posted By Markiii
Joying has both Toslink and Coax SPDIF outputs ...

Joying has both Toslink and Coax SPDIF outputs

So ordered one of these

https://www.minidsp.com/products/car-audio-dsp/c-dsp-6x8

its very reasonably priced, gets some great reviews on some...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 27th March 2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,816
Posted By Markiii
thanks MJ that explains why I heard a random whir...

thanks MJ that explains why I heard a random whir when i had my head in there
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 27th March 2022, 03:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,079
Posted By Markiii
answering my own question with this thread ...

answering my own question with this thread

http://forum.a8parts.co.uk/showthread.php?t=114&page=11

time for some tinkering this week i think
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 27th March 2022, 02:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,079
Posted By Markiii
I never got around to doing anything with this as...

I never got around to doing anything with this as it kindly fixed itself, however its now come back again.

Good news is I'm closer to knowing the cause. As it doesn't stay on if a passenger is in...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 27th March 2022, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,816
Posted By Markiii
Can anyone identify this?

Working behind the trim panel on the left hand side of the boot and came across this little lot.

Can anyone tell me what it is?
Forum: D2 - Sat Nav, ICE, Audio & TV 27th March 2022, 02:47 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 45,216
Posted By Markiii
Been a while since I've worked on the audio, as...

Been a while since I've worked on the audio, as got sidetracked by more urgent things however back on track now

Genesis Amp fitted,

Sub box made to fit inside the spare wheel, not as hard as...
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