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Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 10th July 2022, 12:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,512
Posted By Green Goblin
Price now lowered to £1500

Price now lowered to £1500
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st April 2022, 10:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,512
Posted By Green Goblin
…and those cheaper plates have totally random,...

…and those cheaper plates have totally random, meaningless letters. Not a remotely fair comparison. LOL is a common acronym and spellable words and acronyms are usually worth much more.

Bottom...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 1st April 2022, 09:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,512
Posted By Green Goblin
Thanks :) Got a lot of positive comments...

Thanks :)

Got a lot of positive comments when I was out and about. Petrolheads especially knew it was the right plate on the right car and no silly spacing/screw heads needed.

Sadly the car is...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 17th March 2022, 11:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,512
Posted By Green Goblin
FOR SALE: Private Plate for S8

Maybe the ultimate S8 plate?

ĎS8 LOLí on retention certificate so ready to go.

£2500
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 6th July 2021, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,676
Posted By Green Goblin
Confused now - so the F125 switch is causing all...

Confused now - so the F125 switch is causing all the lights to light up then? And preventing the car from starting? Or not? The lights only appeared now itís not starting, never had them before. Or...
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 6th July 2021, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,676
Posted By Green Goblin
Amazing coincidence considering it’s your old car...

Amazing coincidence considering it’s your old car Goran (hope you’re well btw) - I have the exact same problem! Car turns over but refuses to start, however I have all the transmission lights lit up...
Forum: Daily banter 29th December 2020, 09:31 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 34,587
Posted By Green Goblin
Not much danger of anything catching fire from...

Not much danger of anything catching fire from welding work on a D2 - everythingís ususally soaked from water ingress. Who needs fire extinguishers when youíve got Botangís Hole :ROFL:
Forum: D2 - Common Faults 12th December 2020, 10:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,149
Posted By Green Goblin
Where exactly are these? I just canít see them...

Where exactly are these? I just canít see them :Confused:
Do I have to remove anything to see them?

I just wanna grab them and pull them out!!

Incidentally, i have the car back and supposedly...
Forum: D2 - Common Faults 8th December 2020, 07:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,149
Posted By Green Goblin
Fantastic response guys +++ TYVM Roughly how...

Fantastic response guys +++ TYVM

Roughly how long should each set of drains take to inspect/clean? Remember the car is going into a proper garage workshop with carlifts, airlines etc.
Forum: D2 - Common Faults 8th December 2020, 09:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 25,149
Posted By Green Goblin
Unblocking drains DEFINITIVE THREAD

Right then, car has just passed the MOT for another year which is all good, however Iíve got the car booked in for Friday because the passenger carpet was damp and thereís a damp smell in the car....
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 17th April 2020, 07:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,205
Posted By Green Goblin
The 3 seashells would stop all that :D ...

The 3 seashells would stop all that :D

Anyway, will never tire of that movie. Absolutely love it.

Cocteau: "be well" Spartan: "Be f****d" :ROFL:

Don't make 'em like that anymore...

Just...
Forum: Motormouth 4th April 2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 12,231
Posted By Green Goblin
Like Tom Paris says - we could go to warp but...

Like Tom Paris says - we could go to warp but without the inertial dampeners, weíd all be stains on the back wall 😂
Forum: Daily banter 27th March 2020, 06:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,151
Posted By Green Goblin
[/QUOTE] I lolíd

[/QUOTE]

I lolíd
Forum: Daily banter 27th March 2020, 06:06 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,355
Posted By Green Goblin
Good old Lidl in my case :D 4 tins for a quid and...

Good old Lidl in my case :D 4 tins for a quid and just as nice.

Great (and cheap) way to get vital nutrients in yer system...

Lol @ Mark :o:o

Talking of social distancing, dunno Ďbout you...
Forum: Daily banter 26th March 2020, 01:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 15,355
Posted By Green Goblin
Donít forget selenium (Brazil nuts, tuna, eggs)...

Donít forget selenium (Brazil nuts, tuna, eggs) and zinc (meat, milk, cheese, eggs). Baked beans contain both as well. And donít forget phytonutrients!! All will be beneficial to immune response +++...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 12th August 2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,889
Posted By Green Goblin
+++

+++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 10th August 2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,889
Posted By Green Goblin
No longer for sale

Sorry to disappoint guys and gals but my situation has stabilised and Iím keeping the old girl. Gonna get those niggly jobs done and enjoy her for as long as I can.

The day may come when I get...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 23rd July 2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,889
Posted By Green Goblin
Iíd probably be one of those that would buy it...

Iíd probably be one of those that would buy it back! It has happened before on the show.

TBH, paying someone like Ant the equivalent of about 2 grand to do all those jobs, plus whatever else he...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 14th July 2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,889
Posted By Green Goblin
Not a bad idea! They are just the kind of jobs...

Not a bad idea! They are just the kind of jobs Ant would relish tackling. I know they did a Ur-Quattro and a TT - an S8 would be absolutely perfect for the show. Mostly cosmetic issues plus a few...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 14th July 2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,889
Posted By Green Goblin
Price drop

Reduced to £2250 before I start advertising in the usual places. Plate still included with the car.
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 8th July 2019, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,889
Posted By Green Goblin
Price drop

Price drop to £2500
Forum: Daily banter 7th July 2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,352
Posted By Green Goblin
What actually does the measuring anyway? Is it a...

What actually does the measuring anyway? Is it a special mic, or piezo crystals or is it done by measuring the pressure? How is it actually measured? And more specifically, how do they measure in a...
Forum: Daily banter 7th July 2019, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,352
Posted By Green Goblin
I'd be fecked... My exhaust would probably...

I'd be fecked...

My exhaust would probably destroy the microphone inside it (or whatever means they use to record the noise).

How the hell would they police that? I mean what if someone with a...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 4th July 2019, 03:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,889
Posted By Green Goblin
Hi mate - not offended at all. I'll gladly take...

Hi mate - not offended at all. I'll gladly take all comments on board. In all honesty I struggled with the pricing of the car. Took me ages to write the post and it took me nearly as long again to...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 3rd July 2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,889
Posted By Green Goblin
FOR SALE: Audi S8 D2 2001 Facelift (includes AWESOME private plate)

Due to a change in personal circumstances, I am very reluctantly selling my beloved D2 S8. The car is well known on here and so has excellent forum provenance. It makes a fantastic sound with the...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Cars 29th June 2019, 03:37 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,477
Posted By Green Goblin
I’m selling my 2001 D2 S8. It’s Goran’s old car....

I’m selling my 2001 D2 S8. It’s Goran’s old car. Full Hayward & Scott exhaust, HJS 100 cell cats, fresh MOT. I’m gonna be putting up a proper post for it shortly. And...it’s got an awesome number...
Forum: Daily banter 24th June 2019, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,269
Posted By Green Goblin
:D

:D
Forum: Motormouth 10th June 2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,260
Posted By Green Goblin
I’d say loud enough. Wouldn’t want it any louder....

I’d say loud enough. Wouldn’t want it any louder. A very slight raspy nature when cooler (as in cold start - not cooler temperature outside) but if driving harder and generating more heat, it gets...
Forum: Motormouth 10th June 2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,260
Posted By Green Goblin
Turns out the CV boot was split. £89 (all in)...

Turns out the CV boot was split. £89 (all in) later, the old girl has a new CV boot fitted and a fresh ticket for another year. The EML itself doesn't bother me because i know the emissions are spot...
Forum: Motormouth 6th June 2019, 06:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,260
Posted By Green Goblin
Gonna try this approach next. I keep reading...

Gonna try this approach next. I keep reading about using spacers for the sensors. A reputable exhaust place should be able to do this.
Forum: D2 - Wheels and Tyres 6th June 2019, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 16,476
Posted By Green Goblin
I was a bit short of cash...

...and had fitted some winter tyres at the rear. And they were part-worms.:tuttut:

Before Iím burned at the stake, at the time I was totally brassic and had to get something quickly and kinda...
Forum: Motormouth 6th June 2019, 05:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 17,260
Posted By Green Goblin
Well well well. EML & MOT failure rules

I’ve learned something. Something big...

But first, a massive thank you to Delboy for clearing my codes and resetting my EML! Top bloke and you have a seriously gorgeous D3 S8 buddy! I wasn’t...
Forum: Daily banter 24th May 2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,475
Posted By Green Goblin
Seems Audi are still pushing diesel... ...

Seems Audi are still pushing diesel...

https://www.evo.co.uk/audi/s6/22682/2019-audi-s6-avant-tdi-review-audi-broadens-the-s6s-appeal-with-new-tdi-engine
Forum: D2 - Engine Bay 21st May 2019, 06:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,194
Posted By Green Goblin
Honestly, using chewing gum.. :p:p:p

Honestly, using chewing gum..

:p:p:p
Forum: Daily banter 18th May 2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,167
Posted By Green Goblin
Suppose the combination of lighter car, MUCH...

Suppose the combination of lighter car, MUCH faster gear changes and turbocharger all add up to conspire against the poor old girl :(

That S3 apparently sports just the one single modification of...
Forum: Daily banter 18th May 2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,167
Posted By Green Goblin
D2 S8 raced on Carwow YT Channel

Oh dear.... :-(

The D2 seemed a bit slow to me...?

And how do we know that S3 wasnít tuned?

Iím not convinced.

And Matt Wís mistake with the D2ís figures as well (why do they ALWAYS quote...
Forum: Daily banter 22nd April 2019, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,322
Posted By Green Goblin
Dear me... Not sure if I’m alone on this but...

Dear me...

Not sure if I’m alone on this but we used to find those discarded wooden ice-lolly sticks on the floor and wedge them in such a way as to brush against the spokes on our bicycles (mine...
Forum: Daily banter 18th November 2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,257
Posted By Green Goblin
Cheers, just watched it on Quest+1 +++

Cheers, just watched it on Quest+1 +++
Forum: D2 - Axles, Brakes, Suspension and Steering 18th November 2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 49,293
Posted By Green Goblin
+1 Given the choice between a ruddy great...

+1

Given the choice between a ruddy great hole (and ruinously high cost of replacement) or a 3D-printed grille with a rough ‘n’ ready finish, I’ll take the printed grille every time! Besides, to...
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 5th November 2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,916
Posted By Green Goblin
lol. Indeed.

lol.

Indeed.
Forum: D2 - Interior Electrics 3rd November 2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 37,536
Posted By Green Goblin
Iíve just bought a fan from a8parts. I went ahead...

Iíve just bought a fan from a8parts. I went ahead and ordered the fan Ďblindí as it was pretty obvious it was that. In the recent hot weather the fan was ticking quite loudly and got louder and...
Forum: Daily banter 3rd November 2018, 02:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,927
Posted By Green Goblin
CTEK MXS 7.0 here. Wouldn’t be without it. ...

CTEK MXS 7.0 here. Wouldn’t be without it.

Yes, the MXS 5.0 is sufficient but just having that extra bit of juice for our bigger batteries is handy when needed. Plus I prefer the lights/layout of...
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 21st October 2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 21,140
Posted By Green Goblin
Hi mate, long time no speak!! Just wondering, was...

Hi mate, long time no speak!! Just wondering, was this figure for the current manual car you have or the one you sold me?

Car is still running great btw. Engine still feels very strong, gearbox...
Forum: A8 / S8 Generic Posts 21st October 2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 38,215
Posted By Green Goblin
Just reading this, I had the same thing with a...

Just reading this, I had the same thing with a low battery. When I was using my work car, the S8 sat for a couple of weeks. The battery on the S8 went pretty low - just on the cusp of being able to...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 30th August 2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,446
Posted By Green Goblin
*** sold ***

*** sold ***
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 30th August 2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,446
Posted By Green Goblin
ĎS8 VGCí for sale

***Reduced to £300***

Couple of quick ‘n’ dirty Audi images with the plate on:
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 10th June 2018, 08:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,446
Posted By Green Goblin
Gotta honeymoon to pay for so lowering this to...

Gotta honeymoon to pay for so lowering this to £375. Only other place it's advertised is on Regtransfers for £595 (their valuation) so grab a bargain. Would rather it went to a good home on here.
...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th June 2018, 08:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,707
Posted By Green Goblin
Awesome, cheers guys +++

Awesome, cheers guys +++
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th June 2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,707
Posted By Green Goblin
Question WANTED - O/S fog light surround D2 S8 FL

Itís the single-piece unit. Extremely annoying to lose this!!

Upon checking the near side one, it seems a bit loose. One of the clips/tabs doesnít click in very well. I can see this one vanishing...
Forum: For Sale and Wanted - Audi / VW car items 6th June 2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,446
Posted By Green Goblin
Arrow FOR SALE - S8 Private Number Plate

I know most of your S8s are in very good condition, so how about ĎS8 VGCí to finish the look? On retention, so all ready to go. No messing about with silly spacing/screws.

Looking for £475.
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