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    Still love it

    This BB doesn't get the traffic it used to and we all know why -fewer B6's on the road, many have moved on as the platform ages, mileage and age on cars increases and values drop. Most all questions and problems long ago addressed and solved. My car is probably worth £1100. I consider that...
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    I thought wheel spacers were easy

    I'm looking to install 10" mm spacers front and 15mm rear on my 2004 A4 1.8T Sport. 5 X 112 -easy 57.1 cb -easy spigot length -drama My spigots are measuring a good 15mm, which apparently is too big for hubcentric spacers below that size. So I guess on the rear I am OK with 15" spacers but...
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    Read the engine sticker at 0:48...

    ...horrible.
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    How screwed am I?

    Changed the oil this weekend on my 1.8T BEX. It's been changed every 9k miles with Mobil 1 5W30 for the last 90k miles. Car is currently at 160k. I've owned the car for 11 years. Sadly found some unwelcome objects in the oil for the first time. Black plastic, with score marks. Very small. I am...
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    A4 S-Line leaking coolant

    Hi all, My 2004 S-Line (190) is leaking coolant, so I've been filling up the res. about every 100 miles. I think I've traced the leak. It seems to be coming from a plug or valve situated on top of the hose that runs on top of the engine, to the right just underneath the engine cover. Does...
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    Audi A4 S-Line Coolant Leak

    Hi all, My 2004 S-Line (190) is leaking coolant! I've been filling up the res. about every 100 miles. I think I've traced the leak. It seems to be coming from a plug or valve on top of the hose that runs on top of the engine, to the right underneath the engine cover. Does anyone know what...
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    Uh-Oh...it won't start....

    OK after a good run, if I kill the engine (for example pulling up at a petrol pump)then soon after start the engine again....it take's about 5 second's of starter-motor effort to get the thing going. Then...a stench of petrol AND (I might be imagining it) a stench of egg. I'm thinking the...
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    Knackered Driver Information System

    Hi all, Would anyone have any idea's as to what I can do about the driver information screen acting up? Recently, I had one straight line down to the right of the display, not lighting up, whilst the rest of the display does.Still display's readable info OK (radio station, fuel etc) It started...
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    S3 Thought's....

    I've had my S3 now for a few month's and I'm very, very pleased with it I thought I'd share some of my thought's seeing as I have a bottle of white on the go and the bird's out in town; WHINGES When it's raining and the car's sat, when I open the door I get a load of water come down onto the...
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    Silly Question's From A Soon-2-B S3 Owner!

    Hello! I pick up my 2000 (W) reg S3 Quattro on Thursday! 12,500 miles with cruise, full leather, electric sunny, electric / heated seat's and all the other usual's. Thing is I have some silly question's before I hand over the cash.... How can I check it does have BOSE? I THINK it had S3...
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