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    April 20th, 2019, 08:52 PM
    Lucky boy. Not much argument about that being a write off. Might be a good weekend to go to church........or something. That's pretty good...
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    April 20th, 2019, 04:01 PM
    Impossible to say. I have a 2000 B5 1.8 TQ and it has cost me $30 above normal services in 18 years. Absolutely best car I have ever had for...
    2 replies | 151 view(s)
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    April 17th, 2019, 08:54 PM
    Nice wheels, welcome. Have a dig around and read up on past misadventures to get a feel for the TT that others have experienced.
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    April 17th, 2019, 08:51 PM
    Khoa, I'm in QLD right now but I don't know this car. Would help if the earlier owners were known. Looks quite a bit better than some I've seen but...
    5 replies | 283 view(s)
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    April 17th, 2019, 09:27 AM
    You've answered all the questions. I've bought stuff from Mocke and he's tuned at least one car here. We're miles away from the Euro scene where...
    24 replies | 804 view(s)
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    April 16th, 2019, 08:08 PM
    Everyone is entitled to dream, just that forums are populated with some people that egg on every big spend idea without putting their own hand in...
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  • IchBautAuto's Avatar
    April 16th, 2019, 03:42 PM
    Bite the bullet :beat:
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  • IchBautAuto's Avatar
    April 16th, 2019, 03:38 PM
    Sure does but the price of RS stuff is heading upwards and the UK is starting to ask $20,000 for a full motor with all the fruit. Been advertised and...
    24 replies | 804 view(s)
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    April 16th, 2019, 09:27 AM
    Great looking car and a credit to you and PO. That's some serious HP you're chasing and an AZR block will likely be the cheapest thing you throw at...
    24 replies | 804 view(s)
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    April 12th, 2019, 08:40 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread A Little Help Please in ignoreR8
    That wave could be scalloping. It is most likely the result of a resonance and traditional wisdom has it that both dampers and arms / struts can be a...
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  • TYR382's Avatar
    April 12th, 2019, 05:28 PM
    TYR382 replied to a thread A Little Help Please in ignoreR8
    More importantly can you feel it throughout the car? If so thatís not tyre drone.
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    April 11th, 2019, 09:48 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread A Little Help Please in ignoreR8
    A lot of tyre noise is due specifically to road surface. Drove today from Canberra to Tamworth via wellington, Coolah, werris creek etc and it's been...
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  • TYR382's Avatar
    April 11th, 2019, 04:25 PM
    TYR382 replied to a thread A Little Help Please in ignoreR8
    Try rotating them if possible or swap sides first. Iíd try also a different set to try eliminate the possibility. Iím sure someone on here is willing...
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    April 11th, 2019, 08:31 AM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread B5 Rs4 Gearbox in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Yea, I mentioned that a while ago. It understand it is the one that is referenced as cast aftermarket, a reason that I and a few others chose the OE...
    27 replies | 1233 view(s)
  • TYR382's Avatar
    April 10th, 2019, 11:24 AM
    Can you make a video clip ?
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    April 10th, 2019, 10:00 AM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread B5 Rs4 Gearbox in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    I haven't gone to the trouble of ringing Scotty but their website still lists the rebuild kit as of this morning. Appears that you can buy it, I got...
    27 replies | 1233 view(s)
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    April 10th, 2019, 09:19 AM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread B5 Rs4 Gearbox in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Me neither. Happy I went the way I did.
    27 replies | 1233 view(s)
  • IchBautAuto's Avatar
    April 9th, 2019, 02:06 PM
    Congratulations, can't see you thinking too much about the RS while driving that. Hard thinking that you'll find it wanting on weekend Targa trips...
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    April 9th, 2019, 01:57 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread B5 Rs4 Gearbox in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Tony, you and I are both behind the times, Scotty doesn't sell the Audi Synchro kits any more. Bit unclear why not but sure we'll find out one day.
    27 replies | 1233 view(s)
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    April 9th, 2019, 09:57 AM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread B5 Rs4 Gearbox in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Been toing and froing with PM's on this so not late to the discussion, just off line. Pretty much a common view here that it is LESS likely to be...
    27 replies | 1233 view(s)
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    April 9th, 2019, 09:32 AM
    Clearly hit the spot with the buyer, good news. Best wishes for the new choice. The buyer must be a laid back type. Like a few others on here, I...
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  • TYR382's Avatar
    April 6th, 2019, 10:33 AM
    TYR382 replied to a thread A Little Help Please in ignoreR8
    Definitely jack all fours up and run through your gears. Also is it a DSG or a manual ? If ya in the Canberra area I have a hoist at home that...
    21 replies | 3244 view(s)
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    April 5th, 2019, 09:05 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread B5 Rs4 Gearbox in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    There is a bit of he said / she said in that thread. Lots of opinions and a bit short on facts. Got to remember that the factory geared the S4 for...
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  • TYR382's Avatar
    April 5th, 2019, 08:58 PM
    Compared to the stock RS5 seats they are less I had them in my TTRS and drove from Newcastle to Darwin and was quite uncomfortable I drove my...
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  • TYR382's Avatar
    April 5th, 2019, 07:50 PM
    TYR382 started a thread Noob question in ignoreA5, S5, RS5
    So I got my RS5 and I have no complaints other then the fact I canít figure out how you change song track on the steering wheel? Cant remember if...
    0 replies | 153 view(s)
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    April 5th, 2019, 06:10 PM
    TYR382 replied to a thread A Little Help Please in ignoreR8
    Never worked on a R8 but thereís a few things you can try First try reversing at 30kmh and see if that changes Try jacking the whole car up and...
    21 replies | 3244 view(s)
  • TYR382's Avatar
    April 5th, 2019, 05:31 PM
    TYR382 replied to a thread Not new but new in ignoreNoob Section
    Well just speaking from my experience and particular models is had The M156 engine is a good solid engine but comes with a lot of factory design...
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  • TYR382's Avatar
    April 5th, 2019, 05:22 PM
    Iíd get lighter aftermarket recaros Those oem recaros are heavy and not that comforting
    5 replies | 663 view(s)
  • IchBautAuto's Avatar
    April 5th, 2019, 09:49 AM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread b8 rs4 for sale. sydney in ignore Cars
    Bitter sweet, isn't it. Trouble is the floor price it'll sell for through a dealer is going to be way north of the $90K trade in. Stick it in the...
    12 replies | 893 view(s)
  • TYR382's Avatar
    April 5th, 2019, 09:43 AM
    I find just getting the part number and google searching everywhere. But always check your dealer and local parts first Sent from my iPad...
    5 replies | 588 view(s)
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