What have you done to your Audi A4 B7 today?

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Good news there Rob on a pass again.
The 034 situation is exactly what I was experiencing, every year it was getting harder to get through emissions, in the end it just wouldn't get low enough so I took it off.
I think it's just the way 034 cat go over time, the core just deteriorates over time to the point it won't pass.
I doubt you get through next year Rob , maybe time to think ahead for a replacement solution.

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I agree Rob, as we well no the 034 cat is rubbish for emissions, and gets worst every year.
I would have failed the test last March if not for a friendly garage guy.
Might have to fit the OEM cat back like you did.
 

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I agree Rob, as we well no the 034 cat is rubbish for emissions, and gets worst every year.
I would have failed the test last March if not for a friendly garage guy.
Might have to fit the OEM cat back like you did.
Evening Richard,
I've still not found another alternative to be honest, all the current HFC on the market look to be a risk on a road car at MOT time, well audi's seem more prone to than other brands.
I haven't given up just yet though, just not found a user friendly HFC option .
 

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I've pulled the trigger on new front and rear suspension today.
The current Bilstein B8's with H&R springs have been faultless and still work perfectly , i just want to mess around with rear ride heights a bit more so going to coilovers.
I had a B14 kit sitting in the garage for a while unused , decided last week to sell it on and managed to get my original outlay back, which was handy , well they were new so no reason to let them go for less.
I still wanted to try something else and decided to go with a KW Variant 2 coilover kit for a change.
Having never tried KW before but all the reviews have been excellent I'm hoping they will be as good as the Bilsteins.
just need to wait for them now, that will probably take months....:shrug:, still something to look forward to.:yes:
I have the KW on my car for 3 years now, I personally love the handling although they are a bit rough.

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Donfero

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Good news there Rob on a pass again.
The 034 situation is exactly what I was experiencing, every year it was getting harder to get through emissions, in the end it just wouldn't get low enough so I took it off.
I think it's just the way 034 cat go over time, the core just deteriorates over time to the point it won't pass.
I doubt you get through next year Rob , maybe time to think ahead for a replacement solution.

Rob
Can we assume that the 034 products are a bit rubbish?! I had a 034 transmission mount that failed miserably just a bit after a year!!
Saying that I still ordered the 034 engine mounts as I couldn't find anything else liquid free. Fingers crossed!

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It's a good product just has poor life span, but then they do state not for highway use which pretywell covers them for any road going test failures.
 

Pie-eyedpiper

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Sorted the old EML.
Fault code P3103, intake manifold flap intermittent low voltage.
Purchased a second hand genuine valve, and cleaned the gear housing. Pretty oiled up somehow considering there's a gasket around the cover.
Must enter through the flap spindle. Lubed the gears and fitted.
Took my old one apart, even more oil inside, plus a broken gear. Relived that was the issue. Hopefully it shouldn't get too much oily muck in now as I have no EGR valve.
 

Alex Holmes

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Can we assume that the 034 products are a bit rubbish?! I had a 034 transmission mount that failed miserably just a bit after a year!!
Saying that I still ordered the 034 engine mounts as I couldn't find anything else liquid free. Fingers crossed!

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How do you find the 034 mounts? I still need to buy some replacement mounts and didn't realise theat there was liquid free alternatives out there, and £102 there not much more that a pair of oem style replacements
 

Donfero

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How do you find the 034 mounts? I still need to buy some replacement mounts and didn't realise theat there was liquid free alternatives out there, and £102 there not much more that a pair of oem style replacements
Fell in love with them, to be honest the engine is planted, and no noticable vibration! Get the Street Density they are awesome. How much they will live though is still under debate..

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That's going to be a long list now Alex.:yes:
 

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Not too bad Alex, at least it is less than 10 items so far. :thumbs up:

I was hoping the KW coilovers ordered 10 days ago would be hear sooner than later, had an email yesterday with a provisional time frame of 10-12 weeks...:sob:
 

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Finally managed to order another set of rear discs for my still to be finalised rear upgrade.
Mtec seems to be the best source at the moment.
went with these 310's .

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Just need a few other bits before i whack it all on wth the uprated calipers.
 
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