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  1. JohnC

    Please Help: Nearside parking lights turning on by themselves and won't switch off!

    Hi Folks I'm back in a B6 (my third) after a three year hiatus in a B5. Previously I had a 2001 1.8T quattro Sport and then a 2003 S4. The latest is a 2001 2.5TDI quattro Sport. I've had the car just over a month and I'm experiencing a frustrating and annoying problem I've not encountered...
  2. JohnC

    1.9TDi (AFN) coolant loss - poss head gasket failure, opinions required

    Hi all My A4 is losing coolant and I'm not sure why. I've searched this and the other forums exhaustively and read plenty of similar stories, but none are quite the same and it seems that people seldom update their threads once they've got sorted. So, I'm asking for help! Car is a '98...
  3. JohnC

    Official Full-Car Press Photos of the TTRS Coupé and Roadster

    Here they are: Source:
  4. JohnC

    R8 5.2 FSI - Official Press Materials for the new V10 R8

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  5. JohnC

    No LMS or ALMS for Audi in 2009

    Audi motorsport boss Wolfgang Ullrich confirmed yesterday that the manufacturer will not attempt to defend its Le Mans Series title next season with the new R15 TDi. Full story: If that wasn't bad enough, they have today announced that they...
  6. JohnC

    Audi Announce 2009 Motorsport Programme

    New R15 LM P1 Prototype, R8 GT3 LMS and A4 for DTM. Full story:
  7. JohnC

    DTM: Timo Scheider is the new DTM champion!

    Well done Timo!
  8. JohnC

    S3 Cabriolet in Full Production Trim Spotted in Ingolstadt

    French language Audi enthusiast site were in Ingolstadt recently and spotted a definitely not-yet-in-production car casually parked in the underground parking garage off of the Audi Forum: Full story and pictures here...
  9. JohnC

    Audi Develops Race Version of the R8

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    DTM Zandvoort: Another 1-2-3-4 for Audi

    • Mattias Ekström celebrates second win of the season • Runner-up Timo Scheider extends overall lead • Tom Kristensen and Martin Tomczyk complete the quartet Audi showed a dominant performance at the sixth DTM round at Zandvoort and, like last year, celebrated a one-two-three-four victory...
  11. JohnC

    Latest RS6 Saloon Spy Pics

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  12. JohnC

    Best shots yet of B8 S4

    These cars look pretty much production ready, and it appears that the new S4 will have a upgraded S-line body panels with a TTS style rear valance and LED tail lights:
  13. JohnC

    Centre brake light bulb replacement

    Hi folks I've done a search on here (as well as on one or two other forums) before posting, but without luck so far so I thought I'd ask for help here first as this seems to be the best UK resource for B5s. I have a '98 1.9TDi quattro Sport saloon, and one of the bulbs in its middle brake...
  14. JohnC

    AVS Horror Story.

    Dear All, I thought I'd share this rather unfortunate tale with you all, and would welcome comments or advice from anyone else out there who has experiences of, or concerns about the AVS (Audi Variable Servicing) programme. Since buying my first Audi (2001 B6 A4 1.8T quattro Sport, warranted...
  15. JohnC

    Torn between two A4s

    Hi everyone I don't wish this to sound like one of those 'help me choose' pleas, because naturally the final choice rests with me, but I'd appreciate some feedback and/or advice from the obvious wealth of experience here. After ten or so years of very happy VW ownership (four Passats) I'm...