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    Timing belt kit

    Hi people. Looking for some advice please. I'm finally getting round to organising a garage to replace my timing belt and water pump on my 1997 3.7 Sport, at least i thought i was but according to my garage even Audi dont stock a replacement kit. Is there anywhere i can get the right parts nowadays?
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    Transmission issue

    Hi guys, went for a spin and noticed the gear box was sticky when selecting gears. Pulled over with engine running and selected park. Tried to engage drive gear to move off but the engine just revved. I have managed to remove key from the ignition but now the car wont start as i cant select...
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    Headlight bulb upgrade

    My D2 has rubbish headlights and I was wondering if anybody knew of an upgrade? Currently my dipped, main beam and fogs are surprisingly poor. Alternative bulb advice would be appreciated as I don't want to go through the xenon upgrade. Thanks
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    Cabin/Pollen filter

    Hi, just wondering if this is an important filter to replace. I assume its the 2 boxes on the underside of the bonnet? I have been getting steamy windows for some time and cant seem to trace where its coming from. Cleared all vents and A/C ducts out but still the car gets steamed up. Anybody got...
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    Edinburgh Audi specialist

    Anyone here able to recommend an Audi auto electrical specialist in/near the Edinburgh area? Don't fancy trying the stealers.
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    Electrical issues

    Hi, my 3.7 Sport has developed 2 faults within the last 2 weeks. Firstly the rear n/s window opens by itself and sometimes won't close for a few minutes. Secondly, the indicators on both sides come on when switching from left or right with the stalk. Any ideas? Worried it might be time for the...
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    District 9

    Please go see this if you like sci-fi. The best film since Alien. Excellent story and amazing effects.
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    Sending video from pc/laptop to tv?

    Hi. Is there a way to send pc content to tv wirelessly? If so whats the best option? Thanks for any responses.
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    Sealed paintwork and the frosty weather

    The water beads wonderfully after a few coats of Werkstat over the last few months. The problem is that now that the water sits on the bodywork, when the temp drops the locks and door seals freeze over. I dry car thoroughly but the problem seems to reappear. I have noticed that other cars in my...
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    Hands free car phone kit

    Can anyone recommend one? Have a bluetooth headset but i'm not convinced they offer good sound quality. Would consider a permanent kit but is there a portable equivalent that i can move from one vehicle to another?
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    Tyre Dressing

    Can anyone recommend a good product to bring the " black " back on my tyres. Have got the megs type and it just doesn't bring out the colour like i'd hoped. Maybe i'm asking too much or any blacker would look to glossy or just wrong?
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    Auto Electrician Edinburgh

    Can anyone recommend a good auto sparky in Edinburgh?
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    convert central locking to remote key

    How do i go about converting my key operated central locking to operate from a remote key fob? Is this easy to do or is it best getting a garage to do it? Thanks in advance for any replies.
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    Cleaning light cut spot foam pads??

    Have been busy with Megs G220 PC with light cut foam pads over the weekend and the results have been amazing. How do you clean them?? I'm thinking soapy water and leave to dry? Also, i take it that when you've used one over a few square feet they become less effective?? Do they have a life...
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    CG Jetseal

    Anyone tried it, the website looks convincing but i'd prefer to hear from someone on the forum? Was considering giving it a bash when the frickin weather decides to get better. It looks the business.
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    Where's the A8 horn?????

    I am tryinig to find where the horn is situated and having no success. It sounds as if its a bit quieter than it should be ( water ingress? ). I know its under the bonnet somewhere but thats as far as i get. On the subject, where can i get a decent replacement? I'd like one of those American...
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    Foam Lance mixture

    When dilluting foam mixture for lance. Is it best to use hot water for the mix? My pressure washer does not spray warm water and i was thinking this may help with the cleaning procedure.
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    Dull White Paintwork

    Hi, I have white paint on my bodywork which appears "flat" and dull with no shine or very little at least. Some idiot (sorry about the swearing) used T cut and i cant get the stuff off and return the shine. This looks dreadful and thankfully its only affected one side. What can i do to restore...
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    Rubbish radio reception!!!??

    I recently had a new head unit fitted to my A8. The problem is that the radio reception is nowhere near as good as before. In fact its rubbish. Is this normal and what do i do to resolve problem?
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    Replica alloys??

    Thinking about getting 20 inch rims for my 98 A9 sport (currently 18 inch ). Are replicas any good and does it affect the handling, comfort and road noise?