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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 1st January 2022, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,589
Posted By Palmer
What tasty bits (:

What tasty bits (:
Forum: Daily banter 19th May 2021, 01:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,238
Posted By Palmer
Talking Its just the tight arse in me tbh haha Still...

Its just the tight arse in me tbh haha

Still looking for later this year.

Still undecided

Still watching S8 vids on youtube :ROFL:
Forum: Daily banter 2nd April 2021, 05:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,238
Posted By Palmer
Ive declined this. Further opportunities will...

Ive declined this. Further opportunities will arise in my area. The furthest commute i will have is around 7 miles each way.

Im a little concerned with fuel on the S8 still - i recently did 1100...
Forum: Daily banter 4th March 2021, 10:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,238
Posted By Palmer
Found out today ive got the opportunity to...

Found out today ive got the opportunity to progress at work. Includes a 22 mile each way commute though - so that immediately raises fuel concerns for an S8. This isnt until around june / july which...
Forum: Daily banter 20th February 2021, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,238
Posted By Palmer
Thats really not too shabby. My old V8 S8 i used...

Thats really not too shabby. My old V8 S8 i used to average around 17 on the dis. Smaller engine but that 5 speed auto too.

I dont really do long journeys either so that kills any diesel economy.
Forum: Daily banter 19th February 2021, 10:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,238
Posted By Palmer
This is the thing i dont really go anywhere to be...

This is the thing i dont really go anywhere to be honest. I know from my old A8 diesels ill get around 25mpg with my driving style minimum. But im unsure what i would get on an S8! Surely people dont...
Forum: Daily banter 18th February 2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,238
Posted By Palmer
Legend!

Legend!
Forum: Daily banter 18th February 2021, 07:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,238
Posted By Palmer
D3 S8 vs D4 4.2 tdi

Im thinking of coming back to an A8 later this year. Ive owned 2 D3 V8 diesels, one mapped, and a D2 S8.

Ive averaged 707 miles a month over the past 12 months. This year only 600 so far. So im...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 13th January 2016, 09:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,759
Posted By Palmer
Sold

Sold
Forum: D3 - Lights 7th January 2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,059
Posted By Palmer
A new one will be over 500 i wreckon. A second...

A new one will be over 500 i wreckon. A second hand one will most probably have the same issue...
Forum: D3 - Lights 6th January 2016, 09:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,059
Posted By Palmer
Wonder if i could save my lenses. Reseal with...

Wonder if i could save my lenses. Reseal with some moisture absorbers?!
Forum: D3 - Lights 6th January 2016, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,059
Posted By Palmer
Fml!

Fml!
Forum: D3 - Lights 6th January 2016, 01:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,059
Posted By Palmer
Yeah mines facelift. I think it would be...

Yeah mines facelift.

I think it would be alot cheaper to replace just the lense - cant seem to find any though!

At least if i seal it and do it myself i know it wont happen again, dont want to...
Forum: D3 - Lights 5th January 2016, 10:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,059
Posted By Palmer
Anyone??

Anyone??
Forum: D3 - Fuel and Exhausts 5th January 2016, 10:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,774
Posted By Palmer
Im looking to do something similar with mine. Dpf...

Im looking to do something similar with mine. Dpf and cat are gonna go, but i dont want lots of turbo whistle and a crap noise.

I think they could sound proper dirty as they are such a low rpm...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 30th December 2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,759
Posted By Palmer
My S8 for sale

Ebay add linky

http://m.ebay.co.uk/itm/Audi-S8-LPG-Stainless-Exhaust-/121851819039?nav=SEARCH

Pm me if interested price can be discussed to a forum member.
Forum: D3 - Lights 29th December 2015, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,059
Posted By Palmer
condensation cracked lense

Just noticed 2 hair line cracks in each rear wing cluster on the A8.

There is small circle in the reverse section, like a little dent which looks part of the manufacturing process, both have...
Forum: Daily banter 20th December 2015, 03:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 18,055
Posted By Palmer
23 when i had the D3. 24 when i had the D2 S8....

23 when i had the D3. 24 when i had the D2 S8. Now 25 with another D3 lol
Forum: D3 - Lights 25th November 2015, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,800
Posted By Palmer
Whats the difference between sport and Se,...

Whats the difference between sport and Se, obviousely depends what boxes were ticked, but all it seems to suggest is suspension sits 20mm lower. Surely thats overcome by droplinks / vagcom?
Forum: D3 - Lights 20th November 2015, 06:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,800
Posted By Palmer
I was thinking D3 ;) did the facelift get much...

I was thinking D3 ;) did the facelift get much more other than the fogs / led rear lights??
Forum: D3 - Lights 20th November 2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,800
Posted By Palmer
facelift fogs retrofit

Is it possible?
Forum: D2 - Lights 18th November 2015, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,181
Posted By Palmer
Oh buggar! Expensive fix?

Oh buggar!

Expensive fix?
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 18th November 2015, 03:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,598
Posted By Palmer
Not the only one whos found out that 5th isnt...

Not the only one whos found out that 5th isnt selected until 150 then 😂
Forum: D2 - Lights 18th November 2015, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,181
Posted By Palmer
Intermittent Xenon

Left xenon stopped working the other day on the way home from work. Decided to invesitage in the morning as it was late but it started working again.

Its happening more and more often. But now its...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 18th November 2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,598
Posted By Palmer
I must admit i do have a heavy foot. I average...

I must admit i do have a heavy foot. I average between 14-16mpg usually.

I didnt know they could use that much from new!
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 18th November 2015, 12:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,598
Posted By Palmer
What oil to use?

Since ive had the S8 ive noticed she does like a drink of oil. Its gone from the top of the dipstick to the bottom in 1000 miles.

What grade of oil should i be using? Is there a different grade i...
Forum: D2 - Interior 2nd November 2015, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,429
Posted By Palmer
Ill have the card off again and the skin tomorrow...

Ill have the card off again and the skin tomorrow then to have a good look before i buy a new wire .

Cheers guysss
Forum: D2 - Interior 1st November 2015, 09:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,429
Posted By Palmer
Confirm my theory. Door wont open.

Went to get out the S8 yesterday and the interior handle pulled but had no feel to it. Had to wind down the window and reach the exterior handle.

Took the door card off and the door wire doesnt...
Forum: D2 - Interior 28th October 2015, 08:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,076
Posted By Palmer
Is this the runner u can see on the left hand...

Is this the runner u can see on the left hand side when the windows down?

Iirc they were all dry! White grease?
Forum: D2 - Transmission 27th October 2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,222
Posted By Palmer
Yeah its amazing! Is it bad the first thing...

Yeah its amazing!

Is it bad the first thing i thought was not ''ooo nice S4'' but ''wonder if you could shoehorn this into the S8''

Lol!
Forum: D2 - Interior 27th October 2015, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,076
Posted By Palmer
Slow window after replacement.

I had a cracked outer pane when i bought the vehicle. I sourced and fitted a new window. Ever since its been alot slower than the other windows.

Its quick at the top and bottom few inches but the...
Forum: D2 - Transmission 27th October 2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,222
Posted By Palmer
s tronic?!

I went out in a 2009 S4 today with an S tronic box.

My god is that gearbox something!

Kinda made me wonder what the ole D2 would be like with a modern box, im pretty sure with a shorter ratio...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 5th September 2015, 03:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,395
Posted By Palmer
1 x FE S8 wheel 20 x 8.5 et 45

Looks like its hardly been used. Tyre has plenty of tread left as you can see. Michelin tyre i want to say sport X.

200 collected from peterborough.
...
Forum: D2 - Interior 1st September 2015, 03:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,199
Posted By Palmer
I thought thats what it might be! The red...

I thought thats what it might be!

The red stuff is sani gel. Ever touched an LPG adapter after use? 😷
Forum: D2 - Interior 1st September 2015, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,199
Posted By Palmer
Ehat is this?!

Found in the drivers side cubby hold.

http://i1254.photobucket.com/albums/hh619/Palmer948/Mobile%20Uploads/20150801_183031_zpskyec0k9r.jpg
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 1st September 2015, 12:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,437
Posted By Palmer
That document sounds too fancy! Might...

That document sounds too fancy!


Might have to take a look at the window again. It makes a clunking when it changes direction and i can hear wind above 80mph which i never used too.
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 31st August 2015, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,437
Posted By Palmer
Sweet in presuming from the bottom? Chris

Sweet in presuming from the bottom?

Chris
Forum: D2 - Body and Exterior 31st August 2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,437
Posted By Palmer
Door Shims.

I replaced my drivers door glass a while ago and forgot to put the shims back in.

Does anyone know where they should go?

Chris
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 20th August 2015, 01:21 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,930
Posted By Palmer
D2 S8 backbox delete

I now have a full system so no longer needed.

Custom made backbox delete. Basically a straight pipe with a nice slash cut tip. Only 2 months old!!

Ideal if you want some extra grunt and warble...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - General 11th August 2015, 01:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,145
Posted By Palmer
Urgently Needed: Calliper Carrier Rear Right D2 S8

As above.

Would a normal A8 one fit?
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 6th August 2015, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,235
Posted By Palmer
I got a quote of 150 and an additional 60 for an...

I got a quote of 150 and an additional 60 for an intake clean as well. Not exactly pocket change?!

Mine isnt an FSI but it has done ~143k on petrol....
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 6th August 2015, 08:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,235
Posted By Palmer
Doing alot of googling, there is one guy who had...

Doing alot of googling, there is one guy who had an S4 done. Gave improved mpg and smoothness. Mpg dropped back to normal within 1k miles. But it did help with cold starts, and smoothness through the...
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 3rd August 2015, 12:20 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 15,235
Posted By Palmer
Im seriousely debating this on my D2 S8. Its done...

Im seriousely debating this on my D2 S8. Its done 147k and 143.5k was on petrol lol.

Any experience of a non FSI 4.2 on terra?
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 1st August 2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,941
Posted By Palmer
Cheers ill have a badgers :)

Cheers ill have a badgers :)
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 1st August 2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,941
Posted By Palmer
System too lean bank 1 and 2. Any idea on cause?...

System too lean bank 1 and 2. Any idea on cause? Lol
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 31st July 2015, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,941
Posted By Palmer
How do i check the manifold flaps? ...

How do i check the manifold flaps?



Yeah its being read this evening later on. Drives fine around town and u 6k rpm lol
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 31st July 2015, 04:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,941
Posted By Palmer
Ill get it read soon. Long story short,...

Ill get it read soon.


Long story short, cats rattling. Cars exhaust note has changed a bit.

Thought it wasnt pulling well today so flicked it to petrol on an open road. Top of third it was...
Forum: D2 - Fuel and Exhausts 31st July 2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,941
Posted By Palmer
Would a cat rattle (pretty bad now) trigger the...

Would a cat rattle (pretty bad now) trigger the engine light?
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 30th July 2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,844
Posted By Palmer
Cheers guys

Cheers guys
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 30th July 2015, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,844
Posted By Palmer
How can i tell? There black thats all i know lol,...

How can i tell? There black thats all i know lol, big enough to be 4 pots.
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