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DTM register / owners thread

olethalb Feb 18, 2013

  1. OxfordRich

    OxfordRich Collecting Rings VCDS Map User

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    I paid more than that (!) just over 2 years back although with 30k lower mileage.

    Got a link you wanna share?
     
  2. A4Chad

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  3. DTM_T4

    DTM_T4 New Member

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    I would say that price sounds fair with that mileage. As for stuff to look out for, just the same as a normal a4 really.
     
  4. A4Chad

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    Thanks mate. I guess cambelt should have been done by now so will need to check that.
     
  5. craichouse

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    Got myself some man shopping done at the weekend.
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  6. V6 Quatt

    V6 Quatt Well-Known Member

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    Best shopping i'd say
     
  7. quattrojames

    quattrojames Moderator Staff Member Moderator Audi A6 Audi Avant Owner Group

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    I'll sticky this, I'm conscious there's quite a lot of stickies in here at the moment, but I'll try and make an effort to tidy them up soon.
     
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  8. Chris-Vspec

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  9. olethalb

    olethalb Active Member

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    bought a lot of bits for mine recently, just swapped out steering wheel for RS4 wheel.

    on the topic of cleaning the wheel before i never tried it, now it was off i thought i could try something....

    i recently used some carpet 'spray on cleaner' on some stained grey bmw carpet and i was amazed how well it worked. so after trying severel methods to clean the suade sections of the DTM wheel i thought i'd give the carpet cleaner a go with nothing to lose.

    unfortunately i didn't get any real before pics of the wheel....

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    spurred on by this success i headed out to the car to tackle the handbrake handle

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    sprayed on the cleaner, let it settle for 10 seconds then wiped it off with a micro fibre cloth

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    very happy with the results, this is the cleaner - £6 delivered from ebay

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    i'm going to buy some more and try it on a couple of bits on the passenger seat
     
  10. DTM_T4

    DTM_T4 New Member

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    Thats a great result. I'm gonna have to get some of this. The way I cleaned my last time was with a suede brush and it took like an hour 😮
     
  11. craichouse

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    H&R Sports Spring Kit
    http://www.europerformance.co.uk/pages/products/product_info.mhtml?product=12736

    H&R TRAK+ Wheel Spacers (12 mm)
    http://www.europerformance.co.uk/pages/products/product_info.mhtml?product=109621

    [FONT=arial, helvetica, san serif]H&R TRAK+ Wheel Spacers (10mm)[/FONT]
    H&R / Trak+ Wheel Spacers / Audi A4/S4 Typ 8E/8H / Euro Performance Car Parts

    [FONT=arial, helvetica, san serif]not fitting till end of the month. there will be plenty of before and after shots[/FONT]
     
  12. Chris-Vspec

    Chris-Vspec Member

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    Thanks for the reply look forward to seeing the pics
     
  13. sewell10

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    this is my audi a4 dtm [​IMG]
     
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  16. olethalb

    olethalb Active Member

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    looks nice bud, any mods or any planned?
     
  17. Olly P

    Olly P My other cars a mk2 Golf GTi

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    Looks good in yellow!
     
  18. sewell10

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    May get some h&r lowering springs car has already got miltek stainless and a filter with a remap to 260bhp
     
  19. sewell10

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    thanks
     
  20. jetskijimmy

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    Hi im sure this has been discussed before ? But ill ask away - I will be renewing my discs and pads at the end of the month (pay day) thinking of upgrading to the S4 Discs & Pads purely for the looks ie -bigger discs. do I require the S4 carriers ? Can I keep the DTM calipers ?

    Also getting alloys refurbished and resprayed - thinking of going for the Gun metal grey ?? Ive seen two colours the dark grey & lighter grey :thumbsup: what do you think ?

    Just had two rear tires fitted from kwik fit - Dunlop sportmax rt 235 40 18 = £266.90 alot bettergrip now, had some crappy ironman tyers glad there off just need to replace the fronts soon as possible look forward to reading any comments

    Regards

    James
     
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  22. craichouse

    craichouse Member

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    have you been breaking into my head and stealing my ideas? :busted_cop: (only joking)
    i am doing that exact think you asked, (i speak English good me)

    at lease we are in 2 different countries so we can not be accused of copying each other. i was going to do the Black rotorform alloys but somebody else has already done that :whistle2:
     
  23. azialex

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    guys can you help me out with DTM alloys?
    what do your center caps look like? brought a set of alloys today and i've seen photos with silver outside the center caps and some without. here are the ones i have, they are genuine ones.

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  24. azialex

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    photos online i found with silver on center caps
     
  25. DTM_T4

    DTM_T4 New Member

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    The caps in the second lot of pics are OEM DTM caps :)
     
  26. azialex

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    DTM_T4 - thanks for that prefer them to the one i've got. now gonna look online on ebay for genuine caps


     
  27. jetskijimmy

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    The DTM alloys in the picture off the web look a shade darker than yours , you getting yours refurbished & painted?
     
  28. azialex

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    yes want to refurbish them similar a colour on a black car (A3 8P)
     
  29. DTM_T4

    DTM_T4 New Member

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    very happy with the results, this is the cleaner - £6 delivered from ebay

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    i'm going to buy some more and try it on a couple of bits on the passenger seat[/QUOTE]

    Seriously impressed with this stuff. I thought my steering wheel and gear knob had had it but this stuff has brought it up like new :thumbsup:
     
  30. olethalb

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    glad it worked for you bud, i was genuinely suprised by how good this product is :)
     
  31. jetskijimmy

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    definitely on my to do list :salute:
     
  32. Biddyy

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    Hey fella's, new on here - stumbled accross the DTM register post online google of course!
    Well i've had my DTM for a year, done a few tweeks, looking to do bit more :D

    Revo stage 1, New rev DV, BSH Breather mod - (non catch can), thermostat done last weekend.. Autotech HPFP internals changed too, oh and a Carbonio carbon CAI. running sweet.
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    PS: VCDS Hex can carrier!
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    Biddyy.
     
  33. jetskijimmy

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    Great looking cars arent they:beerchug: I love the silver colour would love to see to see one sprayed "Gun metal" sat on matt black BBS CH alloys
     
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  34. Biddyy

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    Make sure you change your DV!! :D

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  35. jetskijimmy

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    Ok- not sure what this is and why we should change can explain please

    Thanks

    James
     
  36. Biddyy

    Biddyy Member

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    This is the electronic activated diverter valve, this was the original. With a good few miles and a stage one these do pop/rip commonly. New version is a piston type, now drives soo much better, must have been leaking a little bit before the total failure. As you can see in the pic the orange seal split! just goes to show you can't always trust rubber! :sorry:

    You have to do this from underneath and it's 3 Allen key bolts, sounds easy but you need kid sized hands!

    Biddyy.
     
  37. Ash B

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    Do you have a part number and know how much they roughly cost?
     
  38. Biddyy

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    Hi Ash, this is the part no, (about £60) "06H 145 710 D" got it from "TPS" genuine VW/Audi part of course.
     
  39. Ash B

    Ash B Well-Known Member

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    Well seeing that i've commented on the thread it would be rude not to introduce myself :happy: Name Ashley, 22 from Cardiff, normally over on the 8P section. Had two 8P A3s. Unfortunately the A3 in my sig photo that i had for over 4 years and was my pride and joy got got written off, at the end of January by some one pulling out of a junction :(
    Lucky i started stripping the car of all the mods in October preparing to sell it in the new year. Did have my heart set on a B5 S4 but after months of searching and going to see so many dogs. I kind of gave up and decided to get a B7. Always had a soft spot for the B7s so started looking at s line special edition. But deep down i always wanted a DTM and knew i wouldn't of been happy with an s line special edition. Fast forward collected the DTM 2weeks ago and love it :wub: Will update with photos asap :happy:

    Also spotted another sprint blue dtm local to me on newport road in Cardiff. Sprint Blue on black BBS CK and RS4 grille. Lol you looked pretty shocked to see another dtm last week :laugh: Looks lovely :wub: Any one on here?

    Thanks Biddy :thumbsup:
     
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  40. Biddyy

    Biddyy Member

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    Mod after work.. to match a few other bit's on the DTM and I like it!

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    Boot silver strip tomorrow?! :D
     

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