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  1. Richard Appleyard

    Loud screeching noise!

    I’ve checked all of these and thanks for trying and suggesting. It will only come on after 40 mins of driving. Upto that it will be perfect. Making me think bearing of some sort. As if it’s gettibg warm after a decent drive then it expands onto something. I could be wrong though.
  2. Richard Appleyard

    Loud screeching noise!

    If it was only as simple as a screaming kid! It’s rotation linked. Doing 70mph on motor way I can hear it, put the car in neutral and it’s still there. I’ve had a/c on and off to see if it makes any difference but it doesn’t. It’s doing my head in!
  3. Richard Appleyard

    Loud screeching noise!

    Hi all I’m in need of some help! Last weekend I went out in the car and was driving it on the motorway for approximately 1 hour. About 45 minutes into the drive a loud screeching noise developed from what sound around the front of the car. I put it into neutral whilst moving and it was still...
  4. Richard Appleyard

    iPod connector, any useful for bluetooth?

    I bought and tried the item linked from eBay. Can't get it to work. Any suggestions?
  5. Richard Appleyard

    Exhaust click!

    How can I pinpoint which one?
  6. Richard Appleyard

    Exhaust click!

    Hi all. Just want some advise. My S3 has got a standard exhaust and is making a clicking noise when on/off the accelerator. I've searched for the flap mod and not got the answer I'm looking for. I want to stop it clicking so will attempt to blank the pipe so, in doing this will the valve be...
  7. Richard Appleyard

    Post your eBay, Classified and For Sale links and wanted in here. Do not create a thread.

    Is this still available and where are you located. Thanks mate.
  8. Richard Appleyard

    Speeding ticket

    I accepted liability as i didn't have a choice. I was in my work van and only me is allowed to drive it so had no choice. I paid £95 and did the 4 hour course. Not as bad as i thought. Some eye opening info to be honest. I had a vigilante women on my table who would have argued black is white...
  9. Richard Appleyard

    Speeding ticket

    Hi all. Just wanting a bit of info. Come home from work tonight and the lovely police force have sent me a letter informing me I have been caught speeding. I've been caught doing 47mph in a 40mph zone. This is the first time I've ever been done in 12 years. My question is this, is there an...
  10. Richard Appleyard

    SPOTTERS THREAD FOR A3/S3 8P CHASSIS

    White s3 at meadowhead Sheffield yesterday S333 was the reg I think. Looked well!
  11. Richard Appleyard

    Spans S3 thread

    Oooooo. I like them. I only use mine about once a week so I can keep the interior immaculate. How does it compare the the "z"?
  12. Richard Appleyard

    Spans S3 thread

    Looking well mate. I've had mine just over a month but credit to the past owner. He's cared for it really well. I want some new s3 mats. And this ****** weather to brighten up so I can give her a good fettleing.
  13. Richard Appleyard

    Detailing help.

    Anyone used a clay bar called Bilt Hamber. My mate says there pritty good and cheap.
  14. Richard Appleyard

    Detailing help.

    Great stuff. I think I'll go for a mitt and some soapy water!!! Are there any steps that's a must after using the mitt or is it a case of rewash and admire!!!
  15. Richard Appleyard

    Detailing help.

    Are clay mitts as good as a bar then? I don't understand the mitt? Daft question but is it made from clay?
  16. Richard Appleyard

    Detailing help.

    I've just watched a few vids on the clay bar. It's amazing. You think the car is clean but oh no!!! What is a good brand of clay bar and how much should I expect to pay? Top top advise guys. Thanks a lot!
  17. Richard Appleyard

    Detailing help.

    Thanks for your reply peeps. I've ordered ☝so will let you know. Just another quick question...... Clay bars. What is the use for them and are they any good?
  18. Richard Appleyard

    Detailing help.

    Hi all. I'm after a bit of advise. I've cleaned my car again today using my pre wash etc and doing all the correct steps. I've noticed I have a few tar splats on the bonnet and on the wheel arches so I'm wondering what is the best way to remove them. Thanks.
  19. Richard Appleyard

    Engine rocks the car on tick over

    If it didn't do it before the belt was changed its something the garage has done.
  20. Richard Appleyard

    Dpf symbol Amber and cooler system light flashing

    Hi Lisa, it sounds like the egr cooler at fault. I've changed many when I was a VW tech. Unfortunately not a cheap repair though. Hope I'm wrong.
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