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  1. Ed, You still wearing boiler boots?

    Ed,

    You still wearing boiler boots?
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    A bit rough but that's the GPS and the mobile...

    A bit rough but that's the GPS and the mobile sits on the right of the wheel on the same type of mount. Max benefit in being close to eye height and in summer, the equipment gets max cooling from the...
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    Vexing question. In the end I had to make mounts...

    Vexing question. In the end I had to make mounts but having done that I'm delighted with the outcome and it has many positives. I used a clic-on vent bracket which positions the mount in front of the...
  4. Thread: B5 Parts

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    I'll take these for the spares box. Sent you a...

    I'll take these for the spares box. Sent you a PM.
    Exhaust Manifold Nuts
    Exhaust Manifold Washers (27)
    Exhaust Manifold/Turbo stretch bolts.
    Exhaust Manifold/Turbo Gasket
    Cabin Filter
    Airbox...
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    ECS or other suppliers are OK albeit you have...

    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". Just fill the cooling system with water and see if...
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    SE QLD ripoff

    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 has been a bit more expensive at around $1.52 but...
  7. I know nothing about B2/3/4 but an example is...

    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 demand for these parts over there and the AU cars...
  8. Good luck and success. Will have just arrived...

    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 Grafton. Enjoy the day. 8 days away, no chance of gale...
  9. Hi Kerry, In the old days I would have said...

    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 bemused by the extent of rust in some UK Audi albeit...
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    Second that. Over 20 years it has had a huge...

    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 well.
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    Not on FB so I miss a lot I guess. VW have run...

    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 usually had a separate parking area though. I was in...
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    I bought a Sachs +15 from Germany, great service...

    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 good English. Bigger US suppliers are starting to...
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    Autofest? Haven't been for a few years but will...

    Autofest? Haven't been for a few years but will be home then so can make it. Do you have the details?
  14. Sweden changed from driving on the LH side to the...

    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 rotten underneath from the salt and grit. Not much...
  15. Thread: Hello

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    Welcome. An interesting choice for a first car....

    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 falling into the "no longer available" category....
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    The OE, OEM and aftermarket categories. Highly...

    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 manufacturer and get a nice saving at the same time....
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    Hasn't been any formal meets for a while now....

    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 everyone went their own way. Maybe one of the...
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    Depends on your needs. The factory tune is...

    Depends on your needs. The factory tune is effectively an off the shelf tune with safety and reliability parameters built in and 1.000's of hours of testing, rather than 100's. The Revo type tune has...
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    The 504 oil is for extended drain intervals and...

    The 504 oil is for extended drain intervals and you may see on certain aftermarket filters a two year drain interval. If you were going to use that system then both filters and oil suitable for the...
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    All a matter of perception. Average wage $85K,...

    All a matter of perception. Average wage $85K, median wage $55K. If you pay rent / utilities / living etc and you're buying an $80K+ car then you're doing hugely better than those on the median....
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    No wonder good mechanics go out of business. No...

    No wonder good mechanics go out of business. No business is going to supply consumables at wholesale prices, so Mobil 1 is going to cost $20 - $25 a Ltr, Synth brake fluid = expensive etc etc. That...
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    So hard to comment as we all come from different...

    So hard to comment as we all come from different perspectives. I have a 1.8 TQ from new and I'll be keeping it. It drives like a new car, has low Km and engine hours and I'm not bothered by a new car...
  23. A bit older but try a C5 RS6, the timing is by...

    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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    Some things you can do, some you can't. The R8...

    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 what you need to keep it legal. So the sensible...
  25. Do you know which existing loom wires go to which...

    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 colours change with models but the real issue is just...
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