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What the hell is this ?

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by crypric23, Oct 13, 2009.

  1. crypric23

    crypric23 Never satisfied

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    i was reversing out of my work car park and about 2 mins later i heard a scraping noise , i looked under the car and found this , but i am not sure if it is even from my car or from the road.


    Any body know what it is ?

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  3. consilio

    consilio Up the owls!

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    looks like a piece of wire/metal
     
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    Looks a little like that instrument you use to take off the alloy wheel face?
     
  5. consilio

    consilio Up the owls!

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    Sorry :icon_thumright:

    Its the left falangee
     
  6. Crunch

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    consilio is correct.

    Thats definitely a falangee.
     
  7. crypric23

    crypric23 Never satisfied

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    Ha ha , it is actually about 8 inch long

    ( i know that this will invite many a joke )


    I could actually do with knowing what it is guys and girls
     
  8. paddy

    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    Give us some clues, is it rubber and does it look like it was once a complete ring ? ~Is it painted the same colour as your car ?
     
  9. paddy

    paddy Audi=No fault code, no idea

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    I would go with those rubber loops that you get on tarpaulins as tie downs on flat back trucks
     
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    It looks like a bit of rubbish that got stuck to your car. If it still works, don't worry about it :thumbsup:

    (I have a friend who wouldn't sleep for days if he found something like that under his car)
     
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    Well 2 things I think it could be, 1st looks like one of the under seat metal bits that holds the cushioning in, albeit a mangled one at that

    Or is it actually your caliper retaining clip on say the rears, as fronts is larger I think, I know the sport/sline use this style for the pads/calipers to stay in tight.

    I'm thinking its the caliper sprung loaded clip.
     
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    ooo i like these guessing games.

    I am going with random **** collected from the works carpark when you drove over it. I cannot for the life of me think what this would be from your car, too long and thick (oo err mrs) for a pad anti rattle spring for sure
     
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    Looks like the remains of one of Jordan's industrial sized under wired bras.
     
  14. crypric23

    crypric23 Never satisfied

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    According to Audi road assist it it not from my car , but junk from the road.

    Which would make sense as it only made a noise after i have traveled for a couple of mins.

    Good guessing game though,
     
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    It's obviously a worm.
    Have another look at the photo if you don't believe me.

    Game over.
     
  16. leach76

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    Now audi road assist have spoilt the game,lets try and guess what car it is off,what it is and finally who's vehicle its off,the winner will get a brand new one to do with it what it should be!
    Who's with me on this?
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    Its anne widdicombes IUD
     
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    lmfao thats so fecking sick but so funny at the same time, lmfao oh my........................ lol
     

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