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    Today, 12:27 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread B5 Parts in ignore Car Parts
    I'll take these for the spares box. Sent you a PM. Exhaust Manifold Nuts Exhaust Manifold Washers (27) Exhaust Manifold/Turbo stretch bolts....
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    Today, 12:20 PM
    ECS or other suppliers are OK albeit you have chosen the right time for the exchange rate. I'm assuming that you meant it when you said "dumped"....
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    August 15th, 2019, 08:17 PM
    Been in Brisbane and the western suburbs for a few weeks and the base fuel price has been steady at around $1.267 while I've been here. As usual 98...
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    August 14th, 2019, 08:58 PM
    I know nothing about B2/3/4 but an example is that many B5 parts are no longer available. Euro cars are largely rotten with rust so there is a big...
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    August 10th, 2019, 09:15 AM
    Good luck and success. Will have just arrived back home from Brisbane and as much as I luv yers no chance of turning around and driving back to...
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    August 9th, 2019, 10:07 AM
    TYR382 replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    Anyone in Canberra done a carbon clean on a RS5 or any other car ? Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    August 8th, 2019, 08:04 AM
    TYR382 replied to a thread Rs5 oem pulley? in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    Yeh 100% agree For example the VAG fuel additive is about $30 at the dealer but if you buy it on eBay ya paying about $45 or 50. Also donít forget...
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    August 7th, 2019, 05:41 PM
    Hi Kerry, In the old days I would have said that Audi were too expensive to rust, but now I'm a bit more educated. I've actually been a bit...
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    August 3rd, 2019, 03:48 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    Second that. Over 20 years it has had a huge relegation to the back blocks. I'd rather it was held somewhere else, Cooma maybe, get a drive in as...
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    August 3rd, 2019, 03:43 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    Not on FB so I miss a lot I guess. VW have run the Audi entrants for maybe 10 years (or more) so we tag along as semi poor relations, Audi have...
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    August 1st, 2019, 10:12 PM
    I bought a Sachs +15 from Germany, great service from Hennig Couplings in Essen, Germany. There are plenty of suppliers in Germany and most speak...
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    August 1st, 2019, 10:04 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    Autofest? Haven't been for a few years but will be home then so can make it. Do you have the details?
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    August 1st, 2019, 10:00 PM
    Sweden changed from driving on the LH side to the RH side in 1967 so is this (a) a LH drive car or (b) converted. Going on UK cars, it should be...
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    August 1st, 2019, 09:53 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Hello in ignoreNoob Section
    Welcome. An interesting choice for a first car. At that car age, not only would mechanical skills be a significant asset but parts are rapidly...
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    August 1st, 2019, 05:47 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Rs5 oem pulley? in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    The OE, OEM and aftermarket categories. Highly likely you may have the same part without the rings. It's common to source a part from the actual...
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    August 1st, 2019, 08:49 AM
    TYR382 replied to a thread Rs5 oem pulley? in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    Yeh I think you pay per ring right But I think this is the actual VAG item Audi wants over $100 I got this one for $50 Sent from my iPhone...
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    July 31st, 2019, 08:54 AM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    Hasn't been any formal meets for a while now. Read back and you'll come across the last one, probably lunch in Cooma. We had a rush of meetings then...
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    July 29th, 2019, 10:02 PM
    TYR382 started a thread Rs5 oem pulley? in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    So I just received my gate belt pulley and it looks identical to the Audi OEM This is good cause it was more then half the price of a OEM ...
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    July 19th, 2019, 02:47 PM
    TYR382 replied to a thread Black window trims in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    Donít think you can powder coat them being that you have to bake the paint and itís made of plastic Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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