Thanks for the reply, I did try a few sharp blows,,, before the air chisel.
With the hub on the bench I cut the arm away and popped the taper in the vice, then pushed the bush back home.
Still looking for a good separator for the other side though.
I've had a nightmare time picking apart the front suspension without the right tools.
The rear lower I managed with a 19mm fork but the scissor I bought for the front won't go into place.
Can anyone specify a separator for the front lower?
So, changing front lower control arm, without a ball joint separator and I've pushed the steel insert half way out.
1. Can someone send me link for a separator that will work.
2. How to proceed from here, with insert half in/half out?
Can't avoid having a towbar any longer.
His anyone had success with a universal bypass relay?
Trying to avoid coding, not worried about extra features, just need basic trailer lights.
Recycling a 7 year old thread!
Air intake pre-filter mesh, reading above I'm wondering if these are on 3.0tdi only.
Mines looking tatty so I've ordered a replacement.
It's tempting to remove it, but it does stop leaves & insects cluttering up the air box, however it does need regularish...
Just fitting a new battery, and what a fight that is.
Anyway, there is no tray as such and the battery is hard on the A/C pipes running underneath.
Is this correct?
The car has always been main agent serviced and I would guess it's the original battery.
Car is a S-line Quattro Avant auto.
If it's a S-line auto I believe they all had paddle shift as standard.
I think they make a great cruiser, lots of grunt and plenty quick but not what I'd call a full on sports, definitely a car for the open road.
Also be aware, road tax is £330 or thereabouts and it seems to like tyres.
I have a 56 plate Avant 3.0 S-line Quattro, I love it but a touch thirsty for a runaround, I average 31 worked from receipts, ignore what the dash computer says.
You don't mention transmission, mine is auto by choice, but I guess manuals are less to go wrong except the clutch.
Some have DPF some...