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    For Sale Audi A3 8P EIBACH PRO KIT E10-15-007-07-22

    Brand new, unused - Collection preferred from near Scarborough. £140. E10-15-007-07-22 for A3 8P. https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/174924609716 for info/pics.
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    Felt/padding around door frame replacement

    Just wondering if its possible to replace the slightly fuzzy padding found around the door/window frames as the on the rear doors it has perished a bit and is coming off in clumps... without having to buy entire replacement frames. Don't even know what to call it so apologies for the vague post...
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    What to clean roof bars with?

    Hi all, as I likely have time on my hands soon... time to take off the roof bars and bike racks for a good sort out. Any tips / products for best cleanup of all those nasty bugs and muck without damaging the metal or coating? Thanks! Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Q5 Roof rail question

    Hi all - very quick stupid question.... are the roof rails on the 2015 black edition 8r gloss or matte black? Thinking of going a bit stealth on my s-line.... Cheers! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    2011 A3 S-line BE Suspension experience

    Hi all - recently back in an 8P after years away in a B7 A4 and a Q5. I had an 8P Black Edition back in 2012-2014 and I don't remember the suspension (especially front) being quite so bouncy and maybe sloppy if that is a way to describe. Just wondering if that sounds normal and that its not just...
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    Lubricating noisy folding mirrors

    Anyone any tips for silencing creaking noisy mirrors as the fold up and down? Is it a question of removing the glass to get to the springs for squirting some grease in there or something? Any tips would be great, cheers. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
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    Possible failed immobiliser

    Quick question - if we need a new immobiliser due to a possible failure is Audi dealership the only real option? Thanks
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    Crimp / repair wire question

    Hi all- can anyone confirm which repair wire part number is best friends with a 07D973703 (plug for crank sensor in our BRD B7) ? I'm sure there used to be a guide online with all the combinations... Thanks!
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    Q5 Towbar prep S-line bumper cover

    Can anyone with proper tow bar prep snap me a photo of what the plastic turn handles fix into on the bumper (if anything is visible) ? I have the proper removable flap, but with hex bolt fixings – I've got the plastic turn handles instead, and I've fitted those fine to the flap... but I just...
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    Q5 Trailer / Tow bar prep on 2015 Q5 Confusion

    Just stepped up from my B7 A4 to a Q5 3.0 TDI S-line 2015 plate and I'm a little perplexed... The spec and Audi UK are convinced that it has trailer / tow prep and my online research suggests that if that is true there should be a cable bundle and plug lurking in the rear quarter cavity ready...
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    Switch to Variable Service with VCDS

    Having a moment... can you switch between service types in VCDS on the B7? I can only see Service Reset as an option in the SRI reset section... Cheers!
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    Stupid drivers door lock question..,

    Yesterday tried keys in the drivers door lock (was re-pairing second key after swapping the battery) but discovered that neither key will actually insert all the way in... Any technical reason or B7 weirdness that anyone has encountered in a similar manner before I investigate deeper ? Cheers...
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    Spring advice

    Been looking at replacement springs for my B7 Tdi avant Quattro. Am I right in thinking that the Eibach pro would be equivalent to my current s-line oem springs and the the sportline would be even lower? Cheers! Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk
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    Trouble on the M1 today :-(

    So when making our way back up North from a mini-trip away, flashing glow-plug light and lost any ability to accelerate so standard limp-mode situation... Managed to get stopped at the services, turn ignition off then on again and all good for the remaining 100 miles home. Now this is the second...
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    PD Injector Specialists in Yorkshire?

    Right, I'm on one now with my car niggles. I need someone knowledgable with all the correct tools to 1. Fit a new injector loom that I have ready to go and 2. Verify that the injectors in my 170 TDI are set correctly. The injectors were changed under the recall in 2012 but I'm now getting...
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    Osram Retrofit LED Headlamps

    Stumbled across these... http://www.osram.co.uk/osram_uk/products/lamps/vehicle-and-bicycle-lighting/cars/headlights-for-cars/ledriving-xenarc/index.jsp Look half decent :-)
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    OEM Number Plate Lights

    Hi all - ordered the Audi LED lights 4H0943021/4H0943022 plus the Kufatec resistor loom. However, tried without loom first - thinking they would work but DIS would error - but didn't come on at all? Put standard ones back and they illuminated fine. Anyone have similar on a B7? Am I being...
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    Soft Touch Paint

    Hi Dave Can you source a can of LLS MAX 6PS A1 for an attempt at interior touch-up? Cheers Phil
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    Anyone got a Hunter printout they could share?

    Just wondering if anyone could share a scan of their Hunter 4 wheel alignment printout for a B7 A4 Quattro (Avant - but not sure this makes a difference) ? Just spotted that my local place ran mine through the system as a B8 and wondered whether that should make any difference to me or not. Its...
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    OEM PDC Sensors

    This guy lists A4 B7 as being compatible - they look to be the newer flush fit kind (don't have the extra surrounding ring) - but I can find nobody else backing up his compatibility claim. They are obviously physically different but may still plug into a B7 rear bumper that has smaller than...
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