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Forum: Suspension & Brakes 05-08-18, 08:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 148
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Bought mine last summer in a Spanish scrapyard we...

Bought mine last summer in a Spanish scrapyard we drove past! :lol:
Found when we got home they are available new from any VW dealer, allegedly.
Forum: Bodywork, glass & exterior fitments 27-07-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,629
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Well, bugger oi down dead! :grr: Perhaps I will...

Well, bugger oi down dead! :grr: Perhaps I will report it to them as the new windsceen last year was a warranty job from 2005!
Problem is that every time they take the screen out it does a bit of...
Forum: Bodywork, glass & exterior fitments 25-07-18, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,629
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Update to new screen last autumn: The heat this...

Update to new screen last autumn:
The heat this summer has caused the new screen to crack on the inside in the top corner on the passenger side. I'm inclined to leave it for the time being as it...
Forum: General Chat 16-07-18, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 414
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Coffin fodder! :wall: Best of luck, Colin....

Coffin fodder! :wall:
Best of luck, Colin. :tup:
Forum: Parts For Sale 03-07-18, 10:32 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,972
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Just arrived safely, thanks Mark. :tup: By the...

Just arrived safely, thanks Mark. :tup:
By the way, have you cornered the market in bubble wrap? :lol::lol::lol:
Forum: Parts Wanted 29-06-18, 11:06 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 138
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Was on the Bay in the USA: ...

Was on the Bay in the USA:

https://www.ebay.ie/itm/95-96-97-98-Audi-A6-Center-Hubcap-alloy-wheel-4A0071214/162458302072?hash=item25d344f678:g:-1kAAOSwB-1Y4~C7

Keep your eyes peeled there may be...
Forum: Parts For Sale 28-06-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,972
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Yes please. :nod: I have a PayPal A/C if you...

Yes please. :nod: I have a PayPal A/C if you could could PM your PP address, I'll do the needful.
Thanks,
Chris.
Forum: General Chat 20-06-18, 04:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Hi Mike, Great minds think alike; but when I...

Hi Mike,
Great minds think alike; but when I looked on the 7zap site it shows a different part:

https://audi.7zap.com/en/rdw/audi+80+90+avant/a80/1990-111/8/863-102000/#6

Item number 6 in the...
Forum: General Chat 20-06-18, 11:51 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Thanks Duffy, but they are orange painted...

Thanks Duffy, but they are orange painted cross-head screws that bolt through a black painted metal sleeve into a boss sewn into the base carpet.

I have always bought cheap "generic" mats in the...
Forum: General Chat 19-06-18, 08:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By SwallownAmazon
They look very good Duffy, thanks for getting the...

They look very good Duffy, thanks for getting the pattern sorted. I'll be ordering a set in grey.

By the by, does anyone have an orange carpet stud knocking around that they don't need? For some...
Forum: General Chat 04-06-18, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 931
Posted By SwallownAmazon
PM sent. :tup:

PM sent. :tup:
Forum: General Chat 01-06-18, 03:58 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 6,426
Posted By SwallownAmazon
And even better rebuilt! :tup:

And even better rebuilt! :tup:
Forum: Parts Wanted 09-05-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,117
Posted By SwallownAmazon
From a bear of very simple brain in such matters...

From a bear of very simple brain in such matters :confused: - how did you do them and where did the LEDs come from? All mine in my B3 have packed up.
Forum: Suspension & Brakes 18-04-18, 09:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 285
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Every time I've fitted exchange calipers (not...

Every time I've fitted exchange calipers (not worth the hassle of doing them yourself) they have had new nipples fitted so no need to undo the old ones. If you try, as Mike says, be very careful and...
Forum: Cars For Sale 08-04-18, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 818
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Yes, it does work. Nice car - I spent more than...

Yes, it does work. Nice car - I spent more than that on my B3 90 20v saloon when I put it back on the road last year! :cryin: Worth it though just to get behind the wheel again. :):):):):)
Forum: Cars For Sale 04-04-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,090
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Not that desperate, Frank. Just concerned that I...

Not that desperate, Frank. Just concerned that I couldn't see the link and am wondering why, that's all.
Chris.
Forum: Cars For Sale 03-04-18, 10:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,090
Posted By SwallownAmazon
John, no ebay link either. That's happened quite...

John, no ebay link either. That's happened quite a few times when folk have posted links - I can't see them.
Forum: Cars For Sale 02-04-18, 05:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,090
Posted By SwallownAmazon
That's my very point. I can't see anything except...

That's my very point. I can't see anything except the text in John's original post - no Gumtree link - nuffin'.
Forum: Cars For Sale 02-04-18, 10:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,090
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Why can I only see John's text and no link or...

Why can I only see John's text and no link or photo I wonder? :nonod:
Forum: Interior 25-03-18, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 424
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Sorry to be a bit of a pessimist but take it from...

Sorry to be a bit of a pessimist but take it from one who was at one time an adhesives chemist, nothing will effect a permanent repair except "welding" the broken parts together with heat. An...
Forum: Interior 23-03-18, 02:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Got it out exactly as described although that set...

Got it out exactly as described although that set screw was a bugger to get out of its slot even with jewellers' fine nosed pliers.
New one awaited from the Bay as I type.
Thanks for the guidance.
Forum: Interior 23-03-18, 10:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Yes, the lighter is in the ashtray directly...

Yes, the lighter is in the ashtray directly beneath the heater controls.

Thanks, chaps. I'll take a look when it stops raining. :tup:
Forum: Interior 22-03-18, 05:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 307
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Ashtray assembly

The cigarrette lighter socket in my B3 90 20v has had it and I need to replace it. Trouble is that I can't see how it comes out of the centre console without removing said console and the Haynes...
Forum: Engine 18-03-18, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,514
Posted By SwallownAmazon
That's exactly how my carpets looked before the...

That's exactly how my carpets looked before the windscreen was changed last year. The wet patches are in exactly the same places. see my thread here:

...
Forum: General Chat 18-03-18, 06:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 763
Posted By SwallownAmazon
Yes, it's only the latest 7 series cars that have...

Yes, it's only the latest 7 series cars that have that "luxury". My E38 does disconnect the alternator while starting and at full throttle though. :)
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