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  1. linford-quattro

    D3s bulbs

    yeah had a look through these... the positive reviews are from people claiming they saved money due to price.... the people that bought them intending to upgrade like myself claimed there wasn't much difference
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    D3s bulbs

    have you used these gaz?
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    Q5 Wheel spacers

    Nope, but I will certainly ask. Thanks
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    D3s bulbs

    Has anyone upgraded the standard d3s bulbs to something more white and brighter
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    Q5 Wheel spacers

    Has anyone got a wheel spacer kit for the q5 that actually fits. The bolts are longer on the q5 and every kit contains the wrong bolts
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    Q5 Center caps

    Im wanting to order some different centre caps. Does anyone know the size, they range from 60mm to 70mm and which size wheel nut covers
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    Q5 2.0 tdi dipstick

    Has anyone installed a oil dipstick on a 2012 2.0 tdi , i can only find numbers for the 3.0
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    Q5 2.0tdi auto

    I hear the q5 autos had problems with the mecatronic unit. When they introduced the facelift 2012 did they upgrade, or will the auto be just as problematic
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    150 & 184 tdi bhp turbo

    has anyone upgraded the turbo on either the 150 or the 184 variant tdi. what were the gains after mapping
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    audi a3 tdi automatic

    does no one have a auto a3 2.0l tdi lol
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    audi a3 tdi automatic

    how is the auto box on the 2.0l tdi A3 ? I was looking into the Q5 but after reading there nothing but trouble with the mechatronics unit failing etc im after youre thoughts on how the auto is on the A3. does the auto in this have any common issues? and whats the torque rating like, after a map...
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    Q5 q5 3.0 tdi?

    Ive been looking at getting a q5 3.0 tdi. After a little google searching all I keep coming across is the horror storys of the auto box faults, failing, needing replacing etc harsh down shift to 1st sometimes resulting in stalling. I think this has put me right off to be honest. Or did I just...
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    Tuning company robbing me?

    Thanks very much. Just the answer I was looking for. Its booked in first thing in the morning. Hopefully the slight increase in mpg and less soot will bring back the 100% happy owner. And also for peace of mind. Thanks again.
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    Tuning company robbing me?

    so he is having my pants down then. When he mapped it then it removed the fix.... as I think hes trying to say the fix is still applied with the map
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    Tuning company robbing me?

    right, I think maybe I confused people...... I had it mapped over a year ago.... decided to check online yesterday to see if my car had the 'fix' on some site, apparently it has, obviously a previous owner. contacted my tuner, he said needs to apply the pre fix software, then map again, so...
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    Tuning company robbing me?

    yes im being charged to write another file. What im trying to get at is when he originally mapped it does it not overwrite the 'fix' and is it really going to be worth uploading the pre fix and having to map again or shall I just leave it.. and im guessing the previous owner had the fix carried out
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    Tuning company robbing me?

    Ok so my cr 140 I had mapped ( a stage 2 tune and dpf deleted) about a year ago. (Used the place I've used many times before) even had different cars with this engine mapped here. At first I wasnt happy with the levels of soot it was producing. Took it back he made some changes to the values...
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    Q5 Play in propshaft

    So i think what im trying to get at is... Will it be ok to just leave it as its nothing noticeable. Just look into it if it devolops
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    Q5 Play in propshaft

    After getting her on the ramps to have a look round.. The prop has some play (tested by hand) there is very tiny vibration at the wheel. Also every now and then if you listen very carefully you can hear it rotating. Ive tried to find a prop specialist near me but the only one i found doesnt do...
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    steering issue

    Well finally sorted this morning. Both front control arms replaced and its like a different car. Solid. Cheers for any input.
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