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    Today, 03:52 PM
    $6K and 6 years difference in age, I would take the FL. The mileage is low on each for the engine. I would probably plum for the higher mileage...
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    Today, 03:46 PM
    Marty, I wasn't / wouldn't cast you as such. To be an Audi owner you need more than the average share of tolerance. Funnily enough around my...
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    Today, 09:11 AM
    Would that be because Ingolstadt is a Deutsch assembly line. The China line from where many of our cars originate would be curiously Han, I assume....
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    January 16th, 2018, 06:23 PM
    In the examples of this type of retainer I have used, the clip is placed in the recess and usually has a protrusion that locks it in the hole, then...
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    January 16th, 2018, 06:16 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread 2006-2008 rs4 in ignoreHelp Me!
    It would save us a lot of typing if you just googled the info you were looking for. It's all there. A reasonably rare car so the chances of finding...
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    January 16th, 2018, 10:17 AM
    Frankly no idea but I wouldn't have thought so. From the pictures it just looks like a push fit.
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    January 16th, 2018, 10:16 AM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread RS3 Tyre Wear in ignoreA3, S3, RS3
    Thats some serious wear for the road. Different car etc etc but I have Pirelli P Zero 255 35 18 with some 30K up and still less than half worn. The...
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    January 15th, 2018, 09:13 PM
    Lucky to have done that with the off shore absences. The good news, I have tipped over 270K on the RS and it is actually still really brisk. Note...
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    January 15th, 2018, 08:52 PM
    Low KM for circ 18 years. My A4 is around 130K on highway miles only so this must have been having a quiet time also.
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    January 15th, 2018, 08:49 PM
    Looks like a copy of the Forge BOV. Good price against the OE price.
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    January 15th, 2018, 09:43 AM
    Nice choice of parts. Did you find GFB from owning another brand in the past? The interesting thing was I actually found GFB in the US and back...
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    January 15th, 2018, 09:38 AM
    All good, thanks for the comments. Ordered a pair so we'll see how it goes. Very happy to support Australian efforts but they are few and far between...
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    January 14th, 2018, 03:54 PM
    OK, not so unusual that I come across something I didn't know but this is a little up our street. When I go looking for parts for a B5 Audi, I...
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    January 14th, 2018, 03:39 PM
    Maaaarty, Queanbeyan is in Noooo South Wales. I note that the rego number isn't noted but normally you need to reside in the state etc etc....
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    January 13th, 2018, 11:36 AM
    Looking at the parts picture you have a faceplate with two plain location studs and two friction inserts. I would guesstimate that the caliper...
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    January 13th, 2018, 11:28 AM
    Has potential. Picking up a roadworthy vehicle and just moving it to a local address to await pickup is pretty simple. Driving it interstate probably...
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    January 12th, 2018, 05:53 PM
    Good news that we have all thrown something into the pot. Couple of comments. The recommendation to move on to an RS was on the basis that you wanted...
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    January 12th, 2018, 02:34 PM
    Congratulations, good to see another one saved. The C5 is tough. We hit a roo side on, and all we got was a dimple in the front LH guard. It's a real...
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    January 11th, 2018, 08:55 PM
    I can help at some stage but not sure exactly when that will be. Sending you a PM.
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    January 11th, 2018, 08:48 PM
    I wouldn't call the views polarised. I don't have any issues with modding an S4 to any level at all. I imagine that I have poured that stage 3 S4...
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    January 11th, 2018, 12:50 PM
    Agree in general (just drop the Porsche and BMW references :woah2:, he's lost his way). Tony has been down this track although with a bit more...
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    January 10th, 2018, 09:16 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    G'day Steve, Is the KTM training wheels for the Fiat 500???? Good to hear that you are back in the fold in a peoples car. Looking forward to...
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    January 10th, 2018, 09:13 PM
    I'm told it depends.... More consumption if you wear fishnets. I'm surprised you asked, I would have gone to you for that answer:secret:
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    January 10th, 2018, 02:07 PM
    :big_wink: anything to do with driving in heels?? Actually I've found that I can add - subtract up to 4 Ltr / 100 KM depending on what city so you...
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    January 10th, 2018, 02:02 PM
    No idea tbh, but you can get it from any VW dealer parts shop. For some strange reason it is usually a bit cheaper for the VW / Audi branded bottle...
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    January 10th, 2018, 08:55 AM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Fan Control in ignoreHelp Me!
    Maybe the first thing to do is work out why the car runs at 70 - 90 degrees with the aircon off. Is it just a dicky gauge, sender or is that the real...
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    January 10th, 2018, 08:47 AM
    Well, you can't say that the B5 doesn't engender some emotion:excited: I like a car with a bit of a challenge and I can't agree that they are...
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    January 9th, 2018, 05:56 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Audi vs BMW in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    Beggers belief. No doubt the term shock and awe must have come from standing behind an Audi.
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    January 9th, 2018, 11:45 AM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Audi vs BMW in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    Removed by the user already!!!!
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    January 9th, 2018, 11:42 AM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    Hi Matt, Good time and date. Inked in. OK with or without a drive but always a good idea. Is Steve's VW a replacement or addition to the (shock,...
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