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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 27th October 2015, 06:49 PM
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Posted By evo
Will get one uploaded tomorrow, or at the very...

Will get one uploaded tomorrow, or at the very least a pic of the same alloys on another A8...

Reason being I need to clean it (need a thorough wash) and this week is tight for time with family...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 26th October 2015, 04:40 PM
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Posted By evo
No takers? :)

No takers? :)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 25th October 2015, 12:30 PM
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Posted By evo
2008, D3 A8 Sport 19" Alloy Wheel

Just the one for sale... pickup from Birmingham or you can get a courier to collect it from me if you prefer.

Sport edition alloy, 19inch.. has tyre on but would recommend it's changed due to...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 24th October 2015, 02:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
Ahh bizarre, I guess we will all have our own...

Ahh bizarre, I guess we will all have our own perceptions. Personally, I find it significantly larger feeling and spacier than the A8.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 24th October 2015, 01:43 PM
Replies: 40
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Posted By evo
Dunno what to tell you mate, perhaps you grew...

Dunno what to tell you mate, perhaps you grew between switching cars lol because by all measurements (wheelbase, interior cabin space in litres, width of cabin, height of cabin...) the W221 pips the...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 24th October 2015, 01:26 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
Seriously?! I can only assume you went from an...

Seriously?! I can only assume you went from an LWB A8 as a comparison then because by all measures the SWB W221 is far larger inside than the SWB A8 !
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 24th October 2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
Thanks! Well, I'm not too much of a fan of...

Thanks!

Well, I'm not too much of a fan of the brand new-new shape, because the last one was so aggressive. So I've purchased a 2012 W221 S-Class, AMG body kit, 50k miles... I get to pick it up...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 24th October 2015, 11:59 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
It's not identical part numbers, they have...

It's not identical part numbers, they have different letters at the end - but I've opened each one of them up to regrets the gears and I can confirm they are all identical parts for sure.

They...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 23rd October 2015, 12:12 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
Many thanks for your detailed reply. The...

Many thanks for your detailed reply.

The turbo actuator doesn't do a sweep. That's for certain. And as the turbo actuator unit and the two manifold actuators are the same part, I swapped all three...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 22nd October 2015, 03:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
Exclamation Well some developments. Definitely not DPF,...

Well some developments.

Definitely not DPF, as no warnings on the dash as snapdragon indicated.

I swapped the actuators for the inlet manifolds around from right to left to see if that moved...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 21st October 2015, 06:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
Okay cool info guys thanks And yeah if that...

Okay cool info guys thanks

And yeah if that is that particular fault, would you think that this could be the reason for no power in the car? Or that there is another issue (the 13128 error?)
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 21st October 2015, 01:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
Thanks mate did have a look at that and will try...

Thanks mate did have a look at that and will try to find a specialist in Birmingham by Friday to have a proper look at it. Central VW Audi told me 72 just to plug it into their machine... so not...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 21st October 2015, 10:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th October 2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
I forgot to mention - when those codes are...

I forgot to mention - when those codes are cleared, they instantly come back on when the engine is started.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th October 2015, 04:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
I understand, I'll follow up on that thermostat...

I understand, I'll follow up on that thermostat problem ASAP as its a simple fix.

To be honest, I'm hoping it's not the turbo as thats going to cost a chunk!!

If it's just a controller or DPF...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th October 2015, 03:08 PM
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Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
Scan tool image attached

Scan tool image attached
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th October 2015, 12:38 PM
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Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
Just a side note - not sure if its an update or...

Just a side note - not sure if its an update or more of an observation.

Checked all the fuses, all were okay (on both sides).

However, I lifted the bonnet and powered off the car, and noticed a...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th October 2015, 11:23 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
Thanks, I dropped Singh a message, as he is the...

Thanks, I dropped Singh a message, as he is the nearest person to me.

Presumably the easiest to diagnose would be the turbo issues.

Can you recommend any other thing to look for in terms of...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th October 2015, 08:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
I understand. Is there anyone near Birmingham...

I understand. Is there anyone near Birmingham with VCDS?

My garage has just his OBD system :(
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th October 2015, 08:34 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
So I assume that's a list of things that can...

So I assume that's a list of things that can cause the loss of power, but what about all the rest of the symptoms or the nice list of fault codes that ainarssems kindly decoded? Which of those would...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th October 2015, 08:33 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
Thanks, are these two likely to cause the loss of...

Thanks, are these two likely to cause the loss of power I'm describing? As well as this curious issue with the engine temperature?
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th October 2015, 03:00 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
I don't know what to suggest, pretty sure those...

I don't know what to suggest, pretty sure those were the ones displayed on his screen as I scrambled to jot them down on my phone!

What about the symptoms I'm describing, does that provoke any...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th October 2015, 02:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
Also worth noting, I have no fluctuations of revs...

Also worth noting, I have no fluctuations of revs or anything like that. Stable 900 rpm at idle and steady while driving too.
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th October 2015, 02:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
Definitely feels like turbo not kicking in,...

Definitely feels like turbo not kicking in, engine seems fine to be honest.

I don't have VAGcom, but the garage had their own computer system and the three fault codes presented were in the first...
Forum: D3 - Engine Bay 20th October 2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,902
Posted By evo
Question Loss of Power :/

Guys,

Having some trouble here, and I'm at a loss for what to do...

2008, A8 Sport, 3.0 TDI..., 100k+ miles

Car was driving fine couple days ago, pulled into the drive and switched off.
...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 20th April 2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,285
Posted By evo
Either way, I'm going away this weekend so I'd...

Either way, I'm going away this weekend so I'd snap someones arm off for 12.5k right now! Even throw in a spare alloy I have no use for!
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 19th April 2015, 10:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,285
Posted By evo
I don't think 10k less miles really makes much...

I don't think 10k less miles really makes much difference, but there was a huge change from 2007 and my 2008. Visually at least the Facelift of it all... Not justifying anything, selling any of these...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 19th April 2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,285
Posted By evo
Ah yes, seems pretty spot on. I'd be happy with...

Ah yes, seems pretty spot on. I'd be happy with that price. I just offered it to someone for 13k. So near enough the same.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 19th April 2015, 05:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,285
Posted By evo
Well I'm seeing them on Autotrader and eBay...

Well I'm seeing them on Autotrader and eBay Motors at like 14-15k. I understand that's a retail price and so on, and individual private sales are usually marginally lower. I'd be happy with 13k.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 19th April 2015, 01:50 PM
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Views: 4,285
Posted By evo
Okay, worded like that it makes more sense. Sorry...

Okay, worded like that it makes more sense. Sorry I was perhaps a bit too rigid in my responses earlier! I'll get the MOT sorted, before I look to sell it on here then no problems. But could anyone...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 19th April 2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,285
Posted By evo
Like I said, I'd get a new MOT for the buyer, so...

Like I said, I'd get a new MOT for the buyer, so you'd have a full 12 months... your comment really is a non issue because how much more decent of an MOT can you want, other than a brand new full 12...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 19th April 2015, 01:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,285
Posted By evo
Like I said, if someone was interested - i'd...

Like I said, if someone was interested - i'd happily get them an MOT, no problem there, garage is just down the road! As for price, I don't know average prices so was hoping this being a community of...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 19th April 2015, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,285
Posted By evo
Some pics from last week... I'll go out and take...

Some pics from last week... I'll go out and take more later if needed :)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 19th April 2015, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,285
Posted By evo
Sorry buddy, 99k miles. MOT has ran out I...

Sorry buddy, 99k miles. MOT has ran out I think... been sat on my driveway for a few months now, but took it for a spin yesterday. I can get a new MOT for the next buyer if needed.

It has stamps...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 19th April 2015, 11:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,285
Posted By evo
Audi A8 3.0 TDI Sport (Facelift version)

Okay, well finally selling this one - keeping my other A8, but need to sell this one to fund my foray into Mercedes :D

It's the same 2008 D3 Facelift that's in my introduction post to the forum -...
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 14th April 2015, 04:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,722
Posted By evo
Damn, perhaps I should stay away from the...

Damn, perhaps I should stay away from the unknown. It's such a beautiful car as well :'(
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 12th April 2015, 02:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,722
Posted By evo
Anyone?

Anyone?
Forum: D4 - Everything Else 11th April 2015, 02:17 PM
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Views: 2,722
Posted By evo
Audi A8 D4 - 4.0 FSI - High Mileage?

Hi guys

I'm looking at selling my D3 and buying a D4. I was just curious if the petrol 4.0 is recommended? If anyone has one, what is the real world MPG? And finally, should I expect any problems...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 2nd March 2015, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,073
Posted By evo
Mine does the same, specifically when dropped...

Mine does the same, specifically when dropped from 4th to third when i slow down - yet curiously, only when the car is warmed up. When its cold, its smooth as ever.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 22nd February 2015, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,863
Posted By evo
Hi mate it's the 3.0 tdi... and I've only just...

Hi mate it's the 3.0 tdi... and I've only just seen your edit! Ok no problem mate, but do you happen to have an idea of what sort of value they're at? I'm looking to get rid of it within the next...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 22nd February 2015, 11:57 AM
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Views: 2,863
Posted By evo
Hey, sorry to bump your thread but curious if you...

Hey, sorry to bump your thread but curious if you managed to sell this? I too have an A8 sport, facelift, 08 plate... and wanted to know what the value was, as I'm hoping to sell it too. The only...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 12th February 2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,981
Posted By evo
Where are you? If you're in or near (within 50...

Where are you? If you're in or near (within 50 miles) Birmingham, I'll have them... :)
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 24th October 2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,641
Posted By evo
Don't get me started on how audi treat their...

Don't get me started on how audi treat their customers in Birmingham... In fact I was treated so badly I went straight to Audi UK, wo took 6 weeks investigating, and then acknowledging what happened...
Forum: D3 - Body and Exterior 23rd October 2014, 06:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,641
Posted By evo
Mate, just had the same **** with my A8. It's a...

Mate, just had the same **** with my A8. It's a 2008 beautiful specimen with only ever having been serviced with Audi. No previous accidents at all but good old Birmingham Audi, looked at it, rubbed...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 2nd October 2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,360
Posted By evo
Yeah I understand it's not a home fix. Fully...

Yeah I understand it's not a home fix. Fully understand recorded cat C knocks it down the pricing, but I'm unsure what the price should be really.

Don't mind if its sold for scrap either, but I...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 2nd October 2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,360
Posted By evo
Just "minor" repairs! :P Thanks Roberto for...

Just "minor" repairs! :P

Thanks Roberto for uploading :)
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 1st October 2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,360
Posted By evo
Also yes, all airbags have gone off by the way -...

Also yes, all airbags have gone off by the way - passenger dashboard, steering wheel, and the two curtains. And when I said lights are perfect, I meant they're not smashed entirely, and still operate...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 1st October 2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,360
Posted By evo
Lol I know it is vague and I fully accept that, I...

Lol I know it is vague and I fully accept that, I admit its a half arsed attempt at selling!! I just have had very little time and this comes at a time when I've got a lot of other stuff on. Wouldn't...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 30th September 2014, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,360
Posted By evo
Don't know how to post pics here, if you could PM...

Don't know how to post pics here, if you could PM me your email address and I can send them now to you. Price is open to offers
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 27th September 2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,360
Posted By evo
Doubt if you will, but has been inspected and so...

Doubt if you will, but has been inspected and so it has been said! Either way, anyone is welcome to view it and check for themselves, or bring the RAC etc...
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