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  1. HerefordQuattro

    S3 + snow

    If you were actually stuck solid then maybe turning traction off may help. Otherwise I'd personally leave it on, with no locking diffs you're relying on the electronics to help you out and stop a spinning wheel and hence transfer power across the axle to a wheel with grip...
  2. HerefordQuattro

    S3 + snow

    Had 225/40/18 Falken's on my summer wheels and pretty poor in snow, swaped back to original 16's with 195/60/16 Dunlop winter sport 4D's and it will go anywhere now!
  3. HerefordQuattro

    2.5TDi V6 quattro Sport 180hp Turbochip

    which car is this on now? FJ12's? or your allroad? can you map it yourself?
  4. HerefordQuattro

    S3 + snow

    haldex diff not full time 4wd and summer tyres no doubt = fail:whistle2:
  5. HerefordQuattro

    2.5TDi V6 quattro Sport 180hp Turbochip

    Nice:hubbahubba:
  6. HerefordQuattro

    Help Wanted from VCDS user for TDI timing in Hereford area

    good morning boys and girls, anybody in the Hereford area who has full vcds to help me set up advance on tdi pump after recent cambelt change?
  7. HerefordQuattro

    2.8 overheated now no heating

    water pump sorry
  8. HerefordQuattro

    Heating packed in

    It doesn't really get a service, i'm too busy fixing it to treat it to stuff like that! It gets an annual 507 spec castrol edge change and anything else it needs in between but it's not quite to your level of detail! I've got a rough idea how to time it but the more info the better thanks, can...
  9. HerefordQuattro

    Heating packed in

    Half way there, didn't help having a load of beer Saturday night and being almost useless today! Genuine Audi, less than 4 years old, Water pump was the culprit as the pulley spins but the impeller doesn't. Started putting it all back together but unsure on the pump timing, can i leave the top...
  10. HerefordQuattro

    Hi mate , don't suppose you fancy a trip over to Hereford on Sunday to tweak the Pump timing on...

    Hi mate , don't suppose you fancy a trip over to Hereford on Sunday to tweak the Pump timing on my tdi? (Beer tokens provided)
  11. HerefordQuattro

    rooflining removal

    not done it myself but can see what it says in elsawin if you like?
  12. HerefordQuattro

    Heating packed in

    Euro Car Parts let me down again.... KWP pump ordered - Airtex pump delivered (Airtex have bought out KWP aledgedly and this is jsut a reboxed pump????) Contitech cam kit ordered @ £318 list - Contitech box that looks like it's been stored in a puddle delivered, with 1 belt & 1 roller inside...
  13. HerefordQuattro

    Heating packed in

    yeah wasn't sure on the ECP stat! ordered lots from there as i had a 30% off code, will take it back and order genuine from dealer tomorrow. Problem with the tensioners is wanting to get the job done over the weekend and no chance of getting parts on the day hence getting the shopping list now...
  14. HerefordQuattro

    Heating packed in

    Looks like i'm doing the job myself - watch this space for lots of questions! First of all a Big Big thanks to Typhoon for lending me his cam locking kit AND a 3 arm puller AND visocus fan spanners (saves me ramming my big adjustable back in there!) Shopping list so far: Contitech Cambelt kit...
  15. HerefordQuattro

    Heating packed in

    Found the paperwork; Belt kit and water pump and thermostat were all OEM from Dulwich Audi, paid for 05/06/2009 so not even 4 years old yet?!?!?!?! That is **** poor if it's failed already...
  16. HerefordQuattro

    Heating packed in

    190k now! I'll dig out the old paper work Marius gave me and look for the water pump. To be honest Chris I'd never make it to London without it overheating catastrophicaly... so may have to do it myself or trust local guys, but i don't really trust anyone to work on my car because they cut...
  17. HerefordQuattro

    Heating packed in

    Founda local garage (Straightline Performance in Malvern) who advertise on ebay @ £408 for belt & pump. still not had any replies on kits to use for diy job? when i look on ECP Timing Belt Kits | Timing Belt Kits for every make and model there are 9 differnet kits listed rangin from £98 - £383...
  18. HerefordQuattro

    Cold starting problems: 2.5tdi AFB

    Have you double checked there is no air in the feed from filter to VP44 Pump? Only ask as i changed my filter and T-valve last year and stil had some air bubling about, after a starting problem earlier in the week i changed the filter for a better quality one (o-ring was better fit to T-valve)...
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