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Forum: Owners Meets 19th June 2022, 10:06 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,920
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
East Yorkshire, which is proving pretty barren...

East Yorkshire, which is proving pretty barren for D2s...& 300 odd miles from the bright lights of MJ World.
Forum: Owners Meets 19th June 2022, 09:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,920
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
There's a post WITW maintenance kit?...oh yeah,...

There's a post WITW maintenance kit?...oh yeah, that's definitely happening then.

Did you get your book signed? :D
Forum: Owners Meets 19th June 2022, 08:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,920
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Hope a wonderful time was had by all. Don't...

Hope a wonderful time was had by all. Don't suppose there's any footage of Nicola's demonstrations for us Northerners?
Forum: Daily banter 19th June 2022, 08:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,172
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Esso Supreme + diesel 210.9p...that's up 12p per...

Esso Supreme + diesel 210.9p...that's up 12p per litre in a week.
Forum: Daily banter 19th April 2022, 10:22 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 76,826
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
I fully accept how little I know about these...

I fully accept how little I know about these magnificent machines, but the scale of my ignorance grows with every WITW...along with the to-do list!
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 3rd April 2022, 08:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,303
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Unfortunately not. Prestige have had several...

Unfortunately not. Prestige have had several other panels in ming blue & plenty of doors in other colours, but not this one!
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 2nd April 2022, 09:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,303
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Been hoping to come across a ming blue FL rear...

Been hoping to come across a ming blue FL rear passenger door for two & a half years. Proving elusive.

To date, found PFL door, then realised the same thing about the handles...2 x FL doors that...
Forum: Daily banter 21st March 2022, 02:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,172
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Prices still creeping up. Esso Supreme + diesel...

Prices still creeping up. Esso Supreme + diesel 188.9p today, so 54.43 litres has just cost £102.82. Ouch.
Forum: Daily banter 18th March 2022, 06:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,100
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
The Chain - Fleetwood Mac...too obvious? ...

The Chain - Fleetwood Mac...too obvious?

Rock Me - Great White

Panama - Van Halen...my favourite song & allegedly written about a car.
Forum: Daily banter 17th March 2022, 03:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,100
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Radar love - Golden Earring

Radar love - Golden Earring
Forum: Daily banter 15th March 2022, 04:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,172
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Briskoda forum is the place to be. This guy...

Briskoda forum is the place to be.

This guy tuned his to 560 ps...

https://www.briskoda.net/forums/topic/416122-skoda-superb-iii-4x4-280-a-sleeper%E2%80%99s-journey-%E2%80%93-280ps-to-560ps/
Forum: Daily banter 14th March 2022, 06:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,172
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Esso premium diesel 185.9 yesterday.

Esso premium diesel 185.9 yesterday.
Forum: Daily banter 9th March 2022, 03:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,172
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Just passed local Esso where we normally fill up....

Just passed local Esso where we normally fill up. Unleaded 166.9, diesel 172.9. Prices for the higher quality versions aren't advertised until you pull up to the pump, typically another 10-12p per...
Forum: Other marques 6th February 2022, 11:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,619
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Good work! My mate...haven't seen him for a while...

Good work! My mate...haven't seen him for a while actually...has one of these. I've heard 'Brazilian bus' a few times. I'm sure the original engine had something like 32 bhp. He took all of the...
Forum: Daily banter 21st January 2022, 12:38 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,815
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Saab 9000 CSE 2.3 lpt. Loved everything about...

Saab 9000 CSE 2.3 lpt. Loved everything about that car. If I hadn't gone down the D2 ownership route I'd have bought another 9000.

Vauxhall Cavalier CD 1.7 TD. Underrated car & good engine. I...
Forum: D2 - Everything else 18th January 2022, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,186
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
How many D2 S8s left in the UK

169 still on the road according to this...

https://www.howmanyleft.co.uk/vehicle/audi_s8_4.2_quattro_auto

Pushing 20 years since the last ones were made & a quarter of them still in use. That...
Forum: Daily banter 9th January 2022, 04:37 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 76,826
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Shiny new plates subtly carrying your unique D2...

Shiny new plates subtly carrying your unique D2 Doctor heritage number? Like it :cool:
Forum: Daily banter 5th January 2022, 06:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 29,979
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
There's a green one on Facebook... ...

There's a green one on Facebook...
...
Forum: Daily banter 1st January 2022, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8
Hny
Views: 1,105
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Happy New Year! Hope everyone had a great...

Happy New Year! Hope everyone had a great Christmas. Would love to make it to one of the meetings in 2022.
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 23rd December 2021, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,553
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
I've seen several reviews of this car & from...

I've seen several reviews of this car & from memory that hasn't been mentioned once. They must keep forgetting.

Is this a car you've worked on?
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 23rd December 2021, 03:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,553
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Top Gear S8 D2

This press car has been around a bit. Decent write up...

https://www.topgear.com/car-reviews/audi/s8-d2
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 3rd December 2021, 11:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 7,025
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Whole ULEZ thing's a puzzler. Mine left the...

Whole ULEZ thing's a puzzler. Mine left the factory January 2001 & was registered April 2001. Y plate. It's Euro 3 & the minimum compliance is Euro 4. But according to TfL the only thing I'd have to...
Forum: Daily banter 7th October 2021, 01:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,720
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Used car prices

Crazy high at the moment by all accounts. My mate bought a 3 year old C Class from a Merc dealer about 6-7 months back. Last week the dealer called him & offered £1,500 more than he paid to buy it...
Forum: Daily banter 27th September 2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,009
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
This is what we're up against!... ...

This is what we're up against!...

https://twitter.com/i/status/1441315532125265922
Forum: Daily banter 27th September 2021, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,009
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Thanks MJ, hoping this panic has blown over...

Thanks MJ, hoping this panic has blown over before she needs more fuel, but will bear that in mind. Did take a bit of a tour to find an empty pump though!
Forum: Daily banter 27th September 2021, 11:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 7,009
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Filled up last night. BP Ultimate...158.9p a...

Filled up last night. BP Ultimate...158.9p a litre! Seems to have jumped sharply since the E10 was introduced. That works out at £143 a tank. :(
Forum: Daily banter 13th August 2021, 04:09 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 76,826
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Excellent!...that's another thing to add to the...

Excellent!...that's another thing to add to the list then...my piggy bank's never going to talk to me again lol
Forum: Daily banter 13th August 2021, 03:56 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 76,826
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Now that sounds very interesting! Still searching...

Now that sounds very interesting! Still searching for a door though. If it comes to it could your detailers spray a door, or do I need someone else for that?
Forum: Daily banter 10th August 2021, 11:38 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 76,826
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
I'd be interested in finding out how much the...

I'd be interested in finding out how much the paint correction has come in ar.
Forum: Daily banter 20th July 2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 76,826
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Need something akin to the build sticker to show...

Need something akin to the build sticker to show all the work MJ undertook. Maybe use a similar lettering system to identify each task? Every one would be unique.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th July 2021, 09:10 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 49,771
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Daily drive...Skoda Superb...has spent a bit of...

Daily drive...Skoda Superb...has spent a bit of time at the dealer recently, so the S8 has become a work car for a few days. This has included a very sharp stop on the way back from Scarborough when...
Forum: Daily banter 29th May 2021, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,544
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Mate, that is just gutting. Hope that does polish...

Mate, that is just gutting. Hope that does polish out, my NSR door has car park damage (not terrible, but needs replacing) & that's proving very elusive.

Fingers crossed the footage is clear. I've...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 29th May 2021, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,216
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Hi MJ, appreciate the heads up. Thank you! But,...

Hi MJ, appreciate the heads up. Thank you! But, eeew...not the answer I was hoping for :( :(

Factor in the travelling & probably accommodation & thatís an expensive trip. The last trip to pump...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 29th May 2021, 10:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,216
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
This is an old thread to resurrect, but I have...

This is an old thread to resurrect, but I have these exact symptoms. Seems to happen most frequently when I'm exiting roundabouts, but I think that's just because I'm in the right range. Same in...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th May 2021, 04:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,984
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Should've known! I've happened across a couple of...

Should've known! I've happened across a couple of bits like the wiper mechanism, but I know I've got lucky.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th May 2021, 02:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,984
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Guy in Aberdeen breaking his S8. Ad's a few weeks...

Guy in Aberdeen breaking his S8. Ad's a few weeks old...

https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/759707314666095/

Not sure if this is a FL1 or FL2?
Forum: Daily banter 2nd March 2021, 09:27 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 57,381
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
This is very sad news. I'm still quite new...

This is very sad news.

I'm still quite new to the forum & haven't had the opportunity to meet anybody yet.

When I posted on the introduction thread Mark was the first one to welcome me.

RIP
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 26th February 2021, 08:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,182
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
A few years back my mate bought an S3 from the...

A few years back my mate bought an S3 from the main Audi dealership. About a year old. Chuffed to bits he was.

First time on the motorway there was an audible rattle. Went back to the dealer, who...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 26th February 2021, 07:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 22,324
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
This happened to me 5 weeks ago, the battery...

This happened to me 5 weeks ago, the battery suddenly pancaked out of the blue & led to the car going back to the garage the following day (it's still there after the wiper linkage fell apart, the...
Forum: D2 - Common Faults 26th January 2021, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,884
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Hi MJ. Ooh, don't like the sound of that. No...

Hi MJ. Ooh, don't like the sound of that. No photos currently, it's back in the Audi garage at the moment. Finally made it onto the road...for a couple of weeks! Went back to sort some niggles out &...
Forum: D2 - Common Faults 26th January 2021, 08:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,884
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Wiper linkage

Needs replacing unfortunately. The wipers had been functioning, albeit very slowly. What are my options here?
Forum: D2 - Everything else 2nd January 2021, 12:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,074
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
I'll get to find out in the next week. What...

I'll get to find out in the next week. What started as £2.5k + of servicing / recommissioning has taken 14 months & grown somewhat. My current account may resemble a ghost town shortly.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 13th June 2020, 07:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,757
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Another one for sale. Another one optimistically...

Another one for sale. Another one optimistically priced as well. Clearly spent some money but a bit 'shouty' for my liking...
...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 10th June 2020, 08:31 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,757
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Considering there's around 200 D2 S8s left...

Considering there's around 200 D2 S8s left there's a fair few up for sale.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 6th June 2020, 07:05 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 19,757
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
I clicked the link with 90 secs to go. Colour...

I clicked the link with 90 secs to go. Colour really suits the D2 imo, but it looks as though the seller had unrealistic expectations.
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 17th May 2020, 02:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,916
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
DIY wheel spacers

Happened across this on the Skoda forum.

https://youtu.be/6zg75EOxD_c

:eek: :eek:
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th May 2020, 11:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 44,072
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Got it now MJ...thank you! If all of those...

Got it now MJ...thank you!

If all of those models have a similar issue that's quite a market out there.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 12th May 2020, 11:04 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 44,072
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Mine arrived Saturday...thank you! Post still...

Mine arrived Saturday...thank you! Post still very erratic.

Might just be me, but can't get the link to the fitting instruction to work?

Was going to ask about the left side grommets. Is there...
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 1st May 2020, 01:29 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 52,030
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Still keeping an eye on this. My steering...

Still keeping an eye on this.

My steering rack was finally sent away to be refurbished in February. It was due back 'any day' when the lockdown started :mad:

The description given of the pipes...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st May 2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 44,072
Posted By Sit down, Waldo
Ordered a set MJ...thank you! Been months since...

Ordered a set MJ...thank you! Been months since I've seen the car, never mind inside the boot, but I'd be amazed if they didn't need replacing.
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