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Forum: Gatherings and Events 18-01-18, 02:05 PM
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Posted By mikes2
Will be able to make this

Will be able to make this
Forum: General Chat 10-01-18, 09:04 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,955
Posted By mikes2
must apologise - bit of brain fade. It's Febi...

must apologise - bit of brain fade. It's Febi Bilstein and Bilstein which are different
Forum: General Chat 09-01-18, 05:36 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,955
Posted By mikes2
Many many years ago I owned a Coupe GT with the...

Many many years ago I owned a Coupe GT with the 1.8i engine and 40mpg was achievable on longer runs without trying too hard.

As for the parts, do not confuse Febi with Febi-Bilstein - 2 different...
Forum: In-Car entertainment 05-01-18, 01:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By mikes2
That will be the back light wire which will dim...

That will be the back light wire which will dim the display.

The blue / white wire is for the vehicle electrics - it's completely independent of the radio circuit
Forum: General Chat 04-01-18, 04:06 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,955
Posted By mikes2
should be available new rather than 2nd hand ...

should be available new rather than 2nd hand

Motor factors or specialists may be able to source but may take a couple of days.

I wouldn't worry about throttle cables etc as failure is rare
Forum: In-Car entertainment 04-01-18, 03:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 151
Posted By mikes2
The wiring is usually fairly standard for most...

The wiring is usually fairly standard for most Audis of that age

brown - earth
white - 12v
grey / blue - backlighting
blue / red - clock

your speaker wires will be in another group and...
Forum: General Chat 03-01-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 102
Views: 1,955
Posted By mikes2
Welcome. It could be used as a daily. Only...

Welcome.

It could be used as a daily. Only problem you'll have is that when repairs are needed, parts may take longer to source. Most parts are available, just not off the shelf.

I do about 9k...
Forum: General Chat 31-12-17, 12:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 452
Posted By mikes2
Found this one ...

Found this one

http://s2-audi.co.uk/articles/80kk.htm
Forum: General Chat 29-12-17, 05:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 452
Posted By mikes2
I thought the 6hp difference to the KE was down...

I thought the 6hp difference to the KE was down to the exhaust manifold.

Peak torque was away up the rev range at ~4500rpm or higher which was probably why it didn't last long. KV was much more...
Forum: Suspension & Brakes 29-12-17, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By mikes2
The original Focus RS used ~324mm discs and were...

The original Focus RS used ~324mm discs and were 4x108. No idea about centre bore or offset
Forum: Suspension & Brakes 29-12-17, 11:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By mikes2
Depends what you are starting out from. What...

Depends what you are starting out from.

What car / engine is getting the swap ?
Forum: Engine 27-12-17, 05:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 707
Posted By mikes2
Just throwing a few suggestions out there. ...

Just throwing a few suggestions out there.

Other item worth checking is the timing. Has it always done it since you picked it up ?

If it's consistent hot and cold, it's probably not the...
Forum: Engine 27-12-17, 01:08 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 707
Posted By mikes2
are you still getting the back firing or is that...

are you still getting the back firing or is that fixed now ?

I'm guessing you've already swapped out the basics plugs, arm, cap air filter etc.

All breathers and air hoses all good ?
...
Forum: General Chat 27-12-17, 12:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By mikes2
for some reason the MB crank is different from...

for some reason the MB crank is different from the others.

It's the same as the 1B / MC.

3B,ABY, RR, 7A, KV and NG all share the same crank
Forum: Bodywork, glass & exterior fitments 26-12-17, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 399
Posted By mikes2
I got wings for my 90 from here ...

I got wings for my 90 from here

https://www.carz2.co.uk
Forum: Engine 20-12-17, 08:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 388
Posted By mikes2
Sounds normal especially on cold days.

Sounds normal especially on cold days.
Forum: Engine 10-12-17, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By mikes2
Those numbers look to be correct then

Those numbers look to be correct then
Forum: Engine 10-12-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 114
Posted By mikes2
Do you have the gauges in the centre console ?

Do you have the gauges in the centre console ?
Forum: General Chat 10-12-17, 12:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By mikes2
I've not used a spray other than Bilt Hamber...

I've not used a spray other than Bilt Hamber wheel cleaner - that just removes the brake dust.

I usually apply a sealant after getting alloys refurbished. I used Poorboys Wheel sealant. It's like...
Forum: Suspension & Brakes 08-12-17, 11:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 511
Posted By mikes2
must be a 4 channel ABS unit then if you have 2...

must be a 4 channel ABS unit then if you have 2 pipes going rearwards.

As Dave says, never seen any problems with them. I'd try running the engine while trying to bleed it. Are you using a bleeder...
Forum: Suspension & Brakes 08-12-17, 10:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 511
Posted By mikes2
Sometimes running the engine, allows fluid to...

Sometimes running the engine, allows fluid to flow through the ABS block.

Not familiar with that car setup. Do you have 2 pipes running front to back for the rear brakes or do you have a split at...
Forum: Suspension & Brakes 08-12-17, 10:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 278
Posted By mikes2
Wishbones for front and rear are the same for a...

Wishbones for front and rear are the same for a 1985 car.

Ball joints are completely different though. Don't think Febi do the rear
Forum: General Chat 06-12-17, 07:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 281
Posted By mikes2
I'm guessing this might one of them ...

I'm guessing this might one of them

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/BARN-FIND-Audi-S2-2-2L-J-reg-1992-Low-Miles-Black-Full-Leather-Mint-Condition/263365246079?hash=item3d51cabc7f:g:Z6cAAOSw-jFaJXAE
Forum: Suspension & Brakes 06-12-17, 06:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 351
Posted By mikes2
All very strange these splash shields. They...

All very strange these splash shields.

They came with the round ones when the cars were new. These then got "upgraded" to an odd L shaped type cover. I use the term upgraded loosely as the round...
Forum: Engine 04-12-17, 01:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 920
Posted By mikes2
pre filter got dropped in 1986 on the series 2...

pre filter got dropped in 1986 on the series 2 cars.

It should sound like a hive of bees from outside the car
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