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Forum: General Chat 13-02-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By BackintheFold
I'm afraid it's not really my cup of tea-I want...

I'm afraid it's not really my cup of tea-I want to see how to get that awkward bolt off from the back of the turbo, not be told "we had problems restoring the engine" with no details...

Car SOS...
Forum: General Chat 12-02-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 326
Posted By BackintheFold
Its the one on Wheeler Dealers that makes me...

Its the one on Wheeler Dealers that makes me laugh...
They buy a car for (say) £5,000. Put £1,000 worth of parts on it, take 30 man hours to tart it up, sell it for £6,200 and say :

"wow, £200...
Forum: Engine 10-02-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By BackintheFold
still screaming out that this is fuel starvation

still screaming out that this is fuel starvation
Forum: Engine 06-02-20, 10:20 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,528
Posted By BackintheFold
You’d be surprised how many people won’t listen...

You’d be surprised how many people won’t listen to advice...
I’m all ears even when I’ve done the job before, someone may have a better way Aomi listen!
:)
Forum: Engine 06-02-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 6,528
Posted By BackintheFold
Excellent news! Well done to you and to Mike!

Excellent news!
Well done to you and to Mike!
Forum: General Chat 04-02-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 887
Posted By BackintheFold
Hydrogen fuel cells anyone? Infrastructure...

Hydrogen fuel cells anyone?
Infrastructure already exists-convert petrol garages to hydrogen garages.

No range anxiety,
No extra cables
no extra request to buy Euro electricity-which would be...
Forum: Parts For Sale 31-01-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By BackintheFold
ur Quattro Handbrake cables, fuel filters

Pair of handbrake cables (NEW)-sold

New Fuel filters (pre-pump) ( I have 5)£29 inc UK postage

Details to follow, any interest please shout.
Forum: Transmission 29-01-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By BackintheFold
Or if someone can start it in gear, drive it and...

Or if someone can start it in gear, drive it and brake at the same time that may work if the clutch is seized, but its worth checking the operation of the cable first to make sure its still connected...
Forum: Transmission 29-01-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 253
Posted By BackintheFold
Sounds like clutch isn't disengaging. IDK if...

Sounds like clutch isn't disengaging.
IDK if that's a cable change or hydraulic
If cable, might just need adjusting.
If hydraulic, master or slave could be buggered.
Standard "car" jobs in any...
Forum: Engine 21-01-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By BackintheFold
Then I'd certainly change oil and filter, and do...

Then I'd certainly change oil and filter, and do a compression test out of interest, but shy away from a rebuild unless necessary-unlikely if the exhaust is not oily

Maybe post the compression...
Forum: Engine 21-01-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By BackintheFold
can you see actual heavy blue smoke coming out of...

can you see actual heavy blue smoke coming out of the exhaust? Like a badly tuned diesel?
If not, just buy cheap oil....
I have a 2.0 A3, and the engine in these is known to burn oil. (Edit-but my...
Forum: Engine 20-01-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By BackintheFold
So the engine was seizing? How low on oil was...

So the engine was seizing?
How low on oil was it?
Forum: General Chat 20-01-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By BackintheFold
Membership

Can anyone resolve my membership issue-that I have paid my subs a month ago but not been granted membership?
Thanks
Forum: General Chat 20-01-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By BackintheFold
If the incorrect reading was down to different...

If the incorrect reading was down to different wheel sizes, it would be a percentage difference (so it would always be, say, 7% out) rather than a constant MPH difference.

Maybe the needle has...
Forum: Suspension & Brakes 17-01-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 489
Posted By BackintheFold
I'm no expert, but where does it go to? What part...

I'm no expert, but where does it go to? What part in the engine bay? Is it an over-pressure fluid return pipe to the reservoir?
Forum: Engine 17-01-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By BackintheFold
Belt? no. Try Mikes suggestions of relay 30,...

Belt? no.
Try Mikes suggestions of relay 30, and mine of..
"I agree with JB. Sounds like fuel starvation, and the pump/wiring/relay/fuse are good places to start.
If you remove the rear seat, can...
Forum: Parts For Sale 14-01-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,111
Posted By BackintheFold
Sorry no. I didn’t buy any in the end as there...

Sorry no. I didn’t buy any in the end as there wasn’t enough interest for a group buy, and I made one fit that came with the car (but wasn’t the right one)
If you are going to get a set you might...
Forum: Engine 13-01-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By BackintheFold
All sorted now then?

All sorted now then?
Forum: General Chat 12-01-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 267
Posted By BackintheFold
ur Quattro Pre Pump Filter 811 201 511

As fitted BEFORE the pump-not the accumulator, this is the one that is NLA. Mine was made in WEST Germany...so was probably on the car when sold. When I removed it, I could not blow through it as the...
Forum: General Chat 12-01-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 262
Posted By BackintheFold
Brake cables Audi ur both sides

I have a spare set of handbrake cables for the ur, part numbers
857 609 721e (Right hand side)
857 609 721d (left hand side)

The left hand side is the side that normally gets the worst of the...
Forum: Engine 09-01-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By BackintheFold
on my ur it was from 1988, when there was still a...

on my ur it was from 1988, when there was still a West Germany...
I have new ones now available in my hand. I would advertise in the For Sale section and have upgraded, but its not working yet.
Forum: Engine 09-01-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By BackintheFold
I agree with JB. Sounds like fuel starvation, and...

I agree with JB. Sounds like fuel starvation, and the pump/wiring/relay/fuse are good places to start.
If you remove the rear seat, can you hear the pump while inside the car? I have done that on a...
Forum: General Chat 28-12-19, 11:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By BackintheFold
And you can add me to that list. Itís the racking...

And you can add me to that list. Itís the racking cough thatís getting on my nerves.
Christmas night spent more awake than asleep and Iíve done nothing on the car since 24th... had so much planned..
Forum: General Chat 25-12-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,939
Posted By BackintheFold
Iím right there with you! Snot and a racking...

Iím right there with you!
Snot and a racking cough for Christmas Day. Curses...
Forum: Parts Wanted 24-12-19, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By BackintheFold
Perfect. Thanks. Will do After Christmas!

Perfect. Thanks. Will do After Christmas!
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