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    How many horses have run away...

    Hi guys, I drove my dad's CLK 320CDI the other day, 224BHP, i know its a diesel so comparing it to my 3.0 V6 is unfair but it was SO much more powerful than mine. My cab is serviced regularly and is pretty quick still but nothing compared to his CLK. Is there any parts that need...
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    a4 cab MPG

    I'm really sad and play this game where every journey, either motorway or town driving, i have to get it above 30mpg. I normally hit the target by just tapping the gas pedal and not breaking, just letting it coast. The best i have ever had was 37.2mpg on a motorway journey, about 30miles. I'm...
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    a4 cab MPG

    It is telling me lies then? 3.0 V6 = 35.2pmh
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    Cab radio signal...

    I've tried hitting it but that didnt work. Im fresh out of ideas now... anyone?
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    Cab radio signal...

    Hello people, I hear this is a common problem with cabs, the wire which runs to the boot throught the right side tubing stretches and breaks. Has anyone fixed theirs? Cheers
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    Anyone running german style pressed plates?

    I got pulled over in my Golf with German plates at Lakeside, Essex. I was being filmed for the Channel Five TV show, Police Interceptors. Got £30 fine and a telling off. lol
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    Peter Breading – Essex

    Just needed to vent some frustration Peter Breading is a VW/Audi specialist in Essex, my family has been going there for 20 years now and if you have ever been, you will of come across his wife. Just had my car serviced & MOT'd. I called to get an update, was told that its all done, hung up...
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    Why I hate the snow...

    I think i hit it hard enough. lol Do you if i could of damage anything else?
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    Why I hate the snow...

    Skided sideways yesterday for about 10ft into the kerb. The rear wheels is ****** and the front wheel is badly scuffed. I have swapped the rear tyre with the spare in the boot. Took it for a drive and it seemed OK until a hoover like sound started coming from the back, im...
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    crap headlights

    There is knowing nothing about cars and then there is knowing nothing about cars. I'm the latter Is there a DIY guide knocking around anywhere?
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    crap headlights

    Im also looking at new bulbs. Was just about to purchase a set of the super duper Philips Extreme until i saw this thread on here. The HID conversation? Could anyone do this for me in the Essex area? I will sort you out some beer money.
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    A4's in the snow

    Oh, i forgot to mention... It got a whole lot worse for me the next day. To try and solve the issue of turning around, i thought i would back the car up the drive, all was going to plan until the automatic gates decided to close on me. I was stuck in a big pothole and couldn't move, The gates...
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    A4's in the snow

    Mine has been a total nightmare!!! Its only 2WD but couldn't get up my drive, it was total rubbish. My neighbour has the same car as mine but Quattro and he is having no problems at all A shot of the aftermath of me trying to turn around at 6am in the morning
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    Audi A4 Convertible Crash Test Video

    The rear roll bars looks like they were asleep! I reckon they would of just deployed in time if it had flipped.
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    Warning light – Min Oil

    Hi Guys Its the 3.0, i have had it 7 months The light was an orange min warning, nothing to do with pressure.
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