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    Today, 09:38 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread B6 S4 Engine out in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Great job. One thing at a time. Hope the designated driver is suitably appreciative.
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    Yesterday, 09:13 PM
    You have put up a specific case with the RS3 but not every car depreciates. Granted these are few and far between but there are some who make a few...
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    January 21st, 2018, 10:00 AM
    I have one fitted. You do get some extra noise, otherwise not much difference from a good stock mount. If you examine the stock mount carefully...
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    January 20th, 2018, 08:25 AM
    TYR382 replied to a thread A1 sat Nav activation? in ignoreA1, S1, RS1
    Not what iv been told. They told me with Australia A1 systems if itís not activated already then it wasnít fitted with the equipment? Sent from...
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    January 19th, 2018, 09:42 PM
    Good news, my two DV's arrived. Just need to find some time to fit. Will put up comments once fitted and trialed. Good looking piece of gear so...
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    January 19th, 2018, 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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    January 19th, 2018, 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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    January 19th, 2018, 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.
    11 replies | 404 view(s)
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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...
    11 replies | 404 view(s)
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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...
    2 replies | 89 view(s)
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