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  1. trekbiker

    177bhp Quattro fuel economy?

    Hi folks, I've just bought a fully loaded Black Edition Monsoon Grey 177bhp Quattro Avant at the weekend. Having had a B6 19.tdi quattro many years ago, a 2.5 tdi also in the past and more rec ently a 143bhp B7 S line, i had thought that the economy would smash alll these out of the park. it...
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    MMI bluetooth problems- iphone??

    Hi guys I've just bought a B8 A4, with what I thought was a full media options pack. It has a phone cradle in the armrest, when i go into 'set-up', 'bluetooth options', the only options i ger are - change pincode & remove all devices. I was expecting to find one for search for new devices as...
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    3.0tdi Quattro S line- Remap??

    Hi, I'm finally back into an audi after a bit of RWD wilderness, picking up an ex company car 08 plate saloon this week. Has anyone on here mapped a 240 3.0tdi? I was going to probably use Simon at Emaps who always does a decent job with Bimmers for under £300. Warranty isn't an issue due to...
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    2.0 TFSI cambelt change??

    I'm looking at a used 2006 car with 90k, the belt has not bgeen done. I was initially alarmed, but then when i did the research, i found what the selling indy dealer had told me, ie that these do not require compulsory changing until 180000km (115,000M ). (that was from Audi themselves!) Has...
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    What to go for:- 2.7tdi S line or 3.0tdi Q S line

    Folks, i'm finally switching back to the Ingolstadt product over the Bavarian counterpart. My budget is about 12k, ive seen a couple of the above advertised in different places. Which to go for? has anyone owned both for any length of time? I'm definitely after a 6 pot after owning a 2.5...
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    Dunlop Sp3000s

    I need a pair of tyres for my 3.0 tdi. Anyone have any experience with SP 3000s? I have been offered a pair fitted for a few pennies over £200 which i thought was very reasonable! thanks in advance..
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    Tilt slide sunroof has stopped working

    On my 2004 A6 saloon. Where it used to 'click' to various opening positions, it is now 'dead'. Is replacing the switch a fairly strightforward job or a nightmare? Has anyone else tried it al all please?? Thanks Martin
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    MMI without Nav- upgrade?

    i have a 05 A6 with MMI but it doesn't have Nav installed. does anyone know if it is possible for Audi (or someone cheaper!) to retro install it onto my system? My 320d E90 i drive had nav but no BT. i raised a similar question with BMW and the answer was about £2k. naturally i declined...
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    3.0 TDI Q MMI media system

    I have just bought a 54 plate S line 3.0 TDI Q, with MMI. However, it doesn't have Nav. Is it possible to get Audi to fit/plug something in order to upgrade to Nav or is it a case of that as it didn't have it from new, its impossible to retro fit?? I had a similar issue with my BMW E90. It...
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    what offset for 18" alloys

    to go onto a B7. Is it 42?? or could i get away with 35??thanks
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    3.2 Q DSG or gti mk5

    Looking for a new(used) car within the next week or two. I've had a 3.2 manual TT before/ and driven a mk5 gti (both non and modded). Got a budget of about £13k. has anyone on here owned both of the above and got any impartial advice please? Majority of my driving is motorway, although for...
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    Picture this- if you have a good sense of humour!!

    Whilst travelling sounthbound on the M1 near J29, i spotted what appeared to be a cabrio B6 in the distance, but it had a few differences (of severe distaste!!). When i got closer, the first thing i observed was:- A huge 'whale tail' touring car rear boot spoiler Then the paintjob- the car...
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    Sat Nav problems

    I have SN + factory fitted. I think the disc is damaged(its only a copy). It keeps on repeating the disc error.I have just bought the car. i did 2 journeys where it worked fine, then it struggled calculating journeys. Now, the CD error/clean disc keeps coimng up. Does anyone have an...
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    key cutting/reprogramming

    Just picked up my 1.9 tdi Q avant tonight, awesome. i've had 2wd 1.9 and 2wd 2.5, but this seems the best- i have a feeling its been remapped. Anyways.... I have bought an uncut key from ebay. can anyone else other than Audi reprogramme and cut the key? dont fancy paying extortionate charges
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    Remap on B6 1.9 Tdi Quattro

    anyone done it, remarkable results??
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    highish mileage S4s-real value??

    I'm contemplating going for an avant, 2003 with 60k on it. It has had a new clutch & flywheel under warranty, and has AMD St III. Most of the 03/53 plate seem to be making around the 20k mark, is a fully loaded one with these mods and 20k PA mileage worth anything near the same?are there mant...
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    RS4 Avant 2006 pre-delivery

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=180010854115 Offers from ASnet users welcome, please quote website. I want to sell this to a private individual rather than a greedy dealer
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    possibly for sale RS4 avant reservation

    i have ordered the following:- RS4 avant, mugello blue, silver recaro seats (sat nav+) Info pack silver trim piano interior Due for delivery late Sept, possibly the first with Recaros/not buckets in UK Change of circumstances- i was initially due to be working abroad form next...
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    suspension mods?

    I have a friend with a 2001 2.5 tdi FWD saloon, 100k on the clock. He wishes to upgrade the suspension on a budget. He is disappointed with the current handling, his car is an SE not a SPORT He is finding that he is often having to buy extra road in order to get a decent line on corners...
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    how much from a V6 tankful?

    any figures for me to dwell on please, considering buying one. Yeah, i know that economy shouldn't be a consideration, but it will aid my decision
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