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  1. paul20v

    Oil balance shaft Modification

    No idea how many there are they only seems to be in early b7s then the 2litre took over Hopefully they were still using steel in the conrods and good shells before they started using cheese as in the BXE , BKC . Sorry for the thread hijack all i will ****** off now Thanks for the info :)
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    Should the UK stay in the EU?

    Couldnt agree more .
  3. paul20v

    Oil balance shaft Modification

    Ok cool I only asked as the op asked about the BRB and oil pump drives Then the conversation went on to 2 litres so i just wanted to clarify as i hadnt heard anything about the BRB 1.9 so was just checking it was only effecting certain 2 litre diesels In fact you dont hear much about the BRB 1.9...
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    Oil balance shaft Modification

    Hi I thought BRB engines were 1.9 tdi , Are these also effected with the oil pump drive problem Thanks
  5. paul20v

    2.0 litre TFSI 2005 A4

    cheers for that i will ivestigate into the car a little more
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    2.0 litre TFSI 2005 A4

    Hi as title are they really bad engines ive been looking for a nice petrol B6 for a while now and im either missing them or there rubbish and not as described when i get there which is really annoying after a 500mile round trip so ive been offered a nice looking 2005 s-line B7 with a 54,000...
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    S-line (gmbh) or votex equipped

    yes mate , i went 3 pages in and it seems to be mainly A3s will have a more in depth look cheers
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    S-line (gmbh) or votex equipped

    Hi all where would you go too look for a b6 either s-line (gmbh) or votex kitted i dont mind saloon or avant , petrol only ive searched the usual pistoheads , ebay etc but so far not having much luck it always the way when your looking for a car any ideas where else to look cheers paul
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    S4 avus alloy

    Thanks but i only have one it was a set but the rest have gone the buyer only wanted 4 go figure , thought it maybe of use to someone as a spare .
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    S4 avus alloy

    Hi i was just wandering what sort of money i should ask for this the wheel itself is A1 so just after an idea before i put it in the classifieds or ebay it many thanks Paul
  11. paul20v

    1.8t or s4

    I loved my B5 S4 few tweaks and you have a car with as already said a fantastic sound track and awesome power delivery which still puts a hell of a lot of cars to shame .
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    Which alloys :)

    Nice set of S4 B6 avus 3s would look spot on :)
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    De-cat pipe.

    I did mine and had exactly the opposite results no smoke and the turbo spooled up ever so slightly quicker decat on a diesel is only good in my experiance on various diesels .
  14. paul20v

    MOT changes next year.

    If this is right which i agree it should be and its only implemented at the end of april in there rules and regs any car that has modifications to the airbags will still fail in the month of april this shows the mentality of what so many test stations have too put up with from yet another...
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    MOT changes next year.

    seminar thats another mine field already had a seminar and theres no more scheduled for a while also not due a refresher course for another 3 years problem is whats said on seminars and refresher courses is " whats it say in the manual " thats the answer for everything so as a tester our...
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    MOT changes next year.

    Yeah until your local VE comes round and catches you not failing a car and says "whats the manual say" if its in the manual it has to be adhered to and until its there in black and white a tester is just asking to be busted for not failing an item clearly stated in the manual as a fail .
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    MOT changes next year.

    This is Direct from the testers manual ....... Method of Inspection 1. As far as practicable, check that all airbags fitted as ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT are present and not obviously defective. 2. Turn on the ignition and check the presence and operation of any Supplementary Restraint...
  18. paul20v

    Upper suspension arm how lon to replace?

    as above also the pinch bolt generally is siezed in and bends through the clamps and can be a ****** to remove also new pinch bolt is required When i do them i always change both the front and rear one as you have already done most of the work Time wise it dependes on the pinch bolt and the...
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    MOT changes next year.

    i doubt they will amend it as that is straight off the computer system word for word thats the fresh update , you never know but i will be suprised if they do .
  20. paul20v

    MOT changes next year.

    Your bang on ive read this and never clocked the MAY word so basically they have stuffed it and as said its no different to whats its always been .
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