• IchBautAuto's Avatar
    June 22nd, 2019, 09:32 AM
    A bit older but try a C5 RS6, the timing is by belt on the front of the block and it's still a classy 4 door, just quicker.
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    June 21st, 2019, 05:16 PM
    Some things you can do, some you can't. The R8 requires tyres with a speed rating equivalent to the top speed, more or less. The factory tyre spec is...
    5 replies | 229 view(s)
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    June 20th, 2019, 10:53 AM
    Do you know which existing loom wires go to which terminal on the original damaged plug? If so, connect old wire 1- new plug 1, 2-2 etc. Wiring...
    1 replies | 115 view(s)
  • IchBautAuto's Avatar
    June 20th, 2019, 10:46 AM
    Just done the Perth and back trip in a B5 RS4. Many of the same issues encountered. It will never be clean day to day and finally getting it clean...
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    June 20th, 2019, 10:33 AM
    Yes, check your battery voltage and voltage drop. Could also have a dead cell. Low voltage has many unintended effects on the sensors although no...
    6 replies | 277 view(s)
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    June 20th, 2019, 10:30 AM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    I was at the 2015 Autofest. Seems eons ago now. Haven't made any of the Pialligo events. The treasury car park has been used for some shows in recent...
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    June 19th, 2019, 10:31 AM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    Nice cars, maybe I missed that show at the Library. From memory we're all consigned to bitumen car parks now.
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    June 18th, 2019, 02:46 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    (Tongue in cheek) RS3's are a bit like BMW 318's around here. Plentiful. Other than the recent(ish) coffee group, a few local forum members and 1...
    307 replies | 31910 view(s)
  • TYR382's Avatar
    June 18th, 2019, 01:23 PM
    TYR382 replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    I havenít seen any other RS5ís around but seen a lot of rs3ís Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    307 replies | 31910 view(s)
  • IchBautAuto's Avatar
    June 18th, 2019, 12:20 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    C5 allroad, the normal go to car; B5 RS4 and B5 1.8 TQ. Hundreds of Audi on the roads here, far cry from 2000 when I bought the 1.8, then you almost...
    307 replies | 31910 view(s)
  • TYR382's Avatar
    June 18th, 2019, 07:55 AM
    TYR382 replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    Whatís everybody driving on here? Iím getting around a in a red 2013 RS5 Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
    307 replies | 31910 view(s)
  • IchBautAuto's Avatar
    June 16th, 2019, 06:49 PM
    Could be. Depends on which items and access. Most mechanics will buy the stuff in either from Audi or their own source (if they stock equivalent...
    7 replies | 305 view(s)
  • IchBautAuto's Avatar
    June 16th, 2019, 04:41 PM
    Sure, anyone can get a car that is a Monday / Friday lemon but to throw your experiences on all the brand models isn't reflective of all that...
    7 replies | 305 view(s)
  • IchBautAuto's Avatar
    June 15th, 2019, 05:29 PM
    Welcome to a man with taste. I drive that vintage by choice too, absolutely no concerns about expensive or faster, it's a mugs game unless you're...
    2 replies | 307 view(s)
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    June 15th, 2019, 05:24 PM
    Not true, I have this day just returned from a trip to WA in a B5. Zero issues. The other two of mine of that vintage also get the miles too. Sure,...
    3 replies | 287 view(s)
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    June 15th, 2019, 05:17 PM
    Never thought I'd say this but we need a "like" button.
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    June 6th, 2019, 01:59 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread 2000 B5 S4 forsales in ignore Cars
    Khoa, Sad to see this go. Hope you can get back on the wagon with something suitable.
    2 replies | 280 view(s)
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    June 4th, 2019, 07:54 PM
    IchBautAuto replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    Other than Jacko and myself, all the group that used to meet for coffee / drives a few years ago have just disappeared from the forum. Common thing...
    307 replies | 31910 view(s)
  • TYR382's Avatar
    June 2nd, 2019, 02:32 PM
    Anyone here lowered there RS5 with dynamic ride control ? If so what brands are there and are there any issues Only brand I canít find is KW. ...
    0 replies | 103 view(s)
  • TYR382's Avatar
    June 2nd, 2019, 12:13 PM
    TYR382 replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    New to Canberra Not sure where everyone goes cruising I never see anyone on the road these days Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    307 replies | 31910 view(s)
  • TYR382's Avatar
    June 2nd, 2019, 12:05 PM
    TYR382 replied to a thread What is ODIS ? in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    I just donít understand why everyone uses VCDS ? I think if people used Odis a lot more and posted more how too sticky threads or a dedicated...
    10 replies | 817 view(s)
  • TYR382's Avatar
    May 28th, 2019, 09:41 AM
    TYR382 replied to a thread What is ODIS ? in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    Compared to what, Vcds? Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    10 replies | 817 view(s)
  • IchBautAuto's Avatar
    May 27th, 2019, 06:55 PM
    Maybe give the mileage figure a bit less attention. Engine hours are at least as important. A highway car will have maybe half the engine running...
    7 replies | 278 view(s)
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