1. This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn More.

Puncture

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Amchlolor, Sep 1, 2005.

  1. Amchlolor
    Offline

    Amchlolor Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2005
    Messages:
    5,604
    Likes Received:
    3
    Went out to the drive,drivers side rear flatter than Tara Palmer Tomkinson.
    Mucho struggling with a screwdriver to get the plastic caps off the nuts,THEN I notice that Audi give you little plastic tweezers to do it with...
    Sheeeeesh...
    £149 for a new Sport contact II.
    It could have been repaired,but I wanted to teach the company a lesson as it was one of our nails that did it.( We have a crate making company on-site ).
    Lazy twats fire their nail guns like it's the opening scene of Private Ryan,but never pick up the strays.
    #1
  2. Japper
    Offline

    Japper Ibis S3 Fan Club

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2005
    Messages:
    1,495
    Likes Received:
    0
    [ QUOTE ]
    ,THEN I notice that Audi give you little plastic tweezers to do it with...


    [/ QUOTE ]

    Wish I had these. Audi supplied me with something akin to a bent allen key and its murder getting those plastic caps off. Pull at one side then the other etc, etc. Tweezer idea sounds good.

    £149 for 18's sounds good, as mine were £140 for 17's conti sport ll's.

    At least you didn't have to foot the bill !
    #2
  3. imported_DSGSport
    Offline

    imported_DSGSport Guest

    Managed to get some 17" Conti II's for £104 each. As said before least you didnt have to foot the bill
    #3
  4. Amchlolor
    Offline

    Amchlolor Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2005
    Messages:
    5,604
    Likes Received:
    3
    [ QUOTE ]
    [ QUOTE ]
    ,THEN I notice that Audi give you little plastic tweezers to do it with...


    [/ QUOTE ]

    Wish I had these. Audi supplied me with something akin to a bent allen key and its murder getting those plastic caps off. Pull at one side then the other etc, etc. Tweezer idea sounds good.

    £149 for 18's sounds good, as mine were £140 for 17's conti sport ll's.

    At least you didn't have to foot the bill !

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Kenway tyres,Virginia street.
    Actually £146 dead,all in.
    Top blokes Japper.
    Been using them for years and they've never scratched a rim.

    You're full maintenance though eh ?
    #4
  5. Eeef
    Offline

    Eeef Lord of War

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2004
    Messages:
    1,607
    Likes Received:
    0
    Bit of a way to travel for you guys, but for anyone down south, Micheldever Tyres do Goodyear F1s in a 225x40x18 Z rated for £109 each all in.

    I'll be getting two very shortly unfortunately.
    #5
  6. Japper
    Offline

    Japper Ibis S3 Fan Club

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2005
    Messages:
    1,495
    Likes Received:
    0
    [quoteYou're full maintenance though eh ?

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Yeah, I am bowfer, but unfortunately it dosen't cover punctured tyres that are unrepairable.

    Thanks for the info though, as it could come in useful in the future /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/beerchug.gif
    #6
  7. Amchlolor
    Offline

    Amchlolor Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2005
    Messages:
    5,604
    Likes Received:
    3
    [ QUOTE ]
    Bit of a way to travel for you guys, but for anyone down south, Micheldever Tyres do Goodyear F1s in a 225x40x18 Z rated for £109 each all in.

    I'll be getting two very shortly unfortunately.

    [/ QUOTE ]

    If I were going for a pair of tyres,I would go for the F1's (and I plan to do so when the fronts wear out).

    However,my tyres are all 'new',so I wanted the OE fitment.

    Kenway would want £129.00 for extra load F1's.

    Are you sure Micheldever are quoting you for the extra load tyres ?
    #7
  8. Eeef
    Offline

    Eeef Lord of War

    Joined:
    Nov 5, 2004
    Messages:
    1,607
    Likes Received:
    0
    Yep /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif
    #8
  9. Amchlolor
    Offline

    Amchlolor Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2005
    Messages:
    5,604
    Likes Received:
    3
    Cheapest I can find them up here is £117,which isn't massively different from your price Eeef.

    Japper,that was Sillet tyres (638419)
    If they're so cheap for the 18's,one can only assume your 17's would be equally cheap.

    I didn't ask what they were for the Sport contact II's,sorry. ( doh ! )

    As I said though,it's F1's for me next.

    I must admit,I'm pleasantly surprised at the price of F1's for the car.

    When I was in the waiting room,someone phoned for P-zero's (I didn't hear the size) but they were quoted £245 each !

    Lambo ?
    #9
  10. Japper
    Offline

    Japper Ibis S3 Fan Club

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2005
    Messages:
    1,495
    Likes Received:
    0
    [ QUOTE ]
    When I was in the waiting room,someone phoned for P-zero's (I didn't hear the size) but they were quoted £245 each !

    Lambo ?

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Nah, haven't seen any lambo's in Aberdeen, but there's a nice couple of F430's going about, as well as the loads of porkers.
    #10
  11. beaker
    Offline

    beaker Member

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2005
    Messages:
    378
    Likes Received:
    0
    Theres at least two gallardos in dundee, maybe one of those. Not a millions miles away.
    #11
  12. Japper
    Offline

    Japper Ibis S3 Fan Club

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2005
    Messages:
    1,495
    Likes Received:
    0
    [ QUOTE ]
    Theres at least two gallardos in dundee, maybe one of those. Not a millions miles away.

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Droool time /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/1luvu.gif
    #12
  13. beaker
    Offline

    beaker Member

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2005
    Messages:
    378
    Likes Received:
    0
    Exactly, and that sound....sigh!
    #13
  14. Amchlolor
    Offline

    Amchlolor Active Member

    Joined:
    Jan 13, 2005
    Messages:
    5,604
    Likes Received:
    3
    [ QUOTE ]
    Theres at least two gallardos in dundee, maybe one of those. Not a millions miles away.

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Crikey...
    You'd think anyone with that kind of money would move away from the place... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif
    #14
  15. Japper
    Offline

    Japper Ibis S3 Fan Club

    Joined:
    Jan 1, 2005
    Messages:
    1,495
    Likes Received:
    0
    [ QUOTE ]
    [ QUOTE ]
    Theres at least two gallardos in dundee, maybe one of those. Not a millions miles away.

    [/ QUOTE ]

    Crikey...
    You'd think anyone with that kind of money would move away from the place... /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/laugh_roll.gif

    [/ QUOTE ]

    So now there is a viable reason to visit Dundee. The chance to see a Gallardo /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/grin.gif
    #15
  16. beaker
    Offline

    beaker Member

    Joined:
    Aug 4, 2005
    Messages:
    378
    Likes Received:
    0
    my boss has a diablo, in pink of all colours.
    #16
  17. little_wing
    Offline

    little_wing Member

    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2004
    Messages:
    178
    Likes Received:
    0
    [ QUOTE ]
    my boss has a diablo, in pink of all colours.

    [/ QUOTE ]

    is he making a particular statement with that colour choice? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif
    #17

Share This Page