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  • jnrdavo's Avatar
    Today, 11:43 AM
    yeah, this confused me a bit. Anna, did you strip the car, or somebody else?
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    Today, 11:42 AM
    jnrdavo replied to a thread Carbon clean RS5 in ignoreGeneral Lounge
    I wish I had the patience, tools, skill set to do this kind of work at home... nice job :_b:
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    Yesterday, 08:20 AM
    jnrdavo replied to a thread The new Audi in ignoreMembers Rides
    nice comparison. Does the RS5 have a dynamic button, and if so, did the wife press that to see if it made a difference to the responsiveness?
    3 replies | 90 view(s)
  • ponch23's Avatar
    January 17th, 2020, 05:14 PM
    ponch23 replied to a thread C5 RS6 Avant in ignoreA6, S6, RS6, AllRoad
    Hopefully this is the right thread. I've had my eye on that black C5 in Carsales for quite some time now. I currently have a B5 S4 but with this...
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  • jnrdavo's Avatar
    January 17th, 2020, 08:53 AM
    jnrdavo replied to a thread The new Audi in ignoreMembers Rides
    nice one mate. What's the 'feel' of car compared to the S3?
    3 replies | 90 view(s)
  • jnrdavo's Avatar
    January 16th, 2020, 07:07 AM
    This one .. https://www.carsales.com.au/cars/details/2010-Audi-RS6-Auto-quattro-MY10/OAG-AD-18184326 Sent from my SM-G950F using Tapatalk
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  • jnrdavo's Avatar
    January 15th, 2020, 03:14 PM
    yeah, agree. There is the sedan one for sale, dark blue, I'd love, but really want an Avant..
    25 replies | 1139 view(s)
  • jnrdavo's Avatar
    January 15th, 2020, 03:13 PM
    jnrdavo replied to a thread B5 A4 Airbag Recall in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    reach out to the guys at car advise, I'm sure they'd like to do a piece on it..
    56 replies | 2686 view(s)
  • DirkOz's Avatar
    January 15th, 2020, 12:33 AM
    DirkOz replied to a thread B5 A4 Airbag Recall in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Thank you for sharing a comprehensive ownership story about your 1998 A4 1.8T Manual and your "Buyback Guinea Pig " experiences so far. Takata...
    56 replies | 2686 view(s)
  • jnrdavo's Avatar
    January 14th, 2020, 02:56 PM
    and then..... if I can only convince the wife.. https://www.carsales.com.au/cars/details/2014-audi-rs6-auto-quattro/SSE-AD-6454620/?Cr=4
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  • jnrdavo's Avatar
    January 14th, 2020, 02:54 PM
    Maybe the RNS being locked (look at screen pic) is a sign that something is not right with the car??
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  • ponch23's Avatar
    January 8th, 2020, 06:31 PM
    ponch23 replied to a thread B5 A4 Airbag Recall in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    That's very positive in my opinion (1) not in the VIN list and (2) airbag date outside the defective airbag manufacture dates. However, the only way...
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  • jnrdavo's Avatar
    January 7th, 2020, 03:19 PM
    all that for a tiny rattle? :drinks:
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  • DirkOz's Avatar
    January 5th, 2020, 11:58 PM
    DirkOz replied to a thread B5 A4 Airbag Recall in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Our group is waiting for a formal response from Audi to that very question. PS If you want to get your peepers into some Takata history New York...
    56 replies | 2686 view(s)
  • DirkOz's Avatar
    January 5th, 2020, 11:56 PM
    DirkOz replied to a thread B5 A4 Airbag Recall in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Is there any formal link between your VIN, airbag brand at manufacture, confirmation that airbag has been replaced under compulsory recall and the...
    56 replies | 2686 view(s)
  • ponch23's Avatar
    January 4th, 2020, 11:47 PM
    ponch23 replied to a thread B5 A4 Airbag Recall in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    I am assuming that your vehicle is old enough to require a pink slip (roadworthiness cert). Perhaps you can obtain the pink slip first before...
    56 replies | 2686 view(s)
  • DirkOz's Avatar
    January 4th, 2020, 11:00 PM
    DirkOz replied to a thread B5 A4 Airbag Recall in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    I know what you're saying. There's a lot of doubt about what to do. My advice is contact your Motor Registry and the 3rd Party Insurer to find out...
    56 replies | 2686 view(s)
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    January 4th, 2020, 10:42 PM
    DirkOz replied to a thread B5 A4 Airbag Recall in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    I've seen posts confirming you can register the car. Try going online to pay rego, that's what we do in ACT. Let us know your experience. Which state...
    56 replies | 2686 view(s)
  • ponch23's Avatar
    January 3rd, 2020, 08:55 PM
    ponch23 replied to a thread B5 A4 Airbag Recall in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    You are correct and I confirmed it a while ago. I inspected the airbag myself. I have a 2000 S4 Avant
    56 replies | 2686 view(s)
  • ponch23's Avatar
    January 2nd, 2020, 11:09 PM
    ponch23 replied to a thread B5 A4 Airbag Recall in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    I own a B5 S4 and have just received the recall later stating that my vehicle's VIN is "subject to an urgent safety recall". This saddens me and I...
    56 replies | 2686 view(s)
  • DirkOz's Avatar
    December 28th, 2019, 08:43 PM
    DirkOz replied to a thread B5 A4 Airbag Recall in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Have you heard back or need to update your original post? I'm in a good group of people who are collaborating using Google Drive. If you'd like to...
    56 replies | 2686 view(s)
  • Matt-Matt's Avatar
    December 28th, 2019, 12:08 AM
    Matt-Matt replied to a thread B5 A4 Airbag Recall in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    I too got a letter today. My Airbag is as your first photo, the Takata BAM-PTA-0593 with a date of 20/1/99 on it. I'm pretty confident it's...
    56 replies | 2686 view(s)
  • jnrdavo's Avatar
    December 27th, 2019, 12:56 PM
    large super capacitor... me like..
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Completed Build Project: A4 B5 Quattro 110 Kw 1.8T AEB 1996
Current Project: A4 Quattro 132 Kw 1.8T B5 2001
Daily Driver: A3 1.8T 1999
A couple more A4 B5 Basket Cases, I'm repairing and will offer up for sale.
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