• Pinkythelabrat's Avatar
    Today, 12:55 AM
    I must be a bit simple but have tried to go the full Pras and have cut the hole in the light surround and glued my switch and ring in place. It...
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  • timmus's Avatar
    Today, 12:22 AM
    Well, please do get the rear springs and spring seats looked at, either by yourself or somone who knows the A2. I've seen countless A2s where the...
    30 replies | 290 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 11:25 PM
    Do you like the design of wheels and do you want to keep them? Cheers, Tom
    30 replies | 290 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 10:48 PM
    timmus replied to a thread Today I..... in General
    I've never played with VCDS-Lite, but given that you're only reading a measuring block rather than changing anything, I'd guess that VCDS-Lite can do...
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    Yesterday, 10:39 PM
    timmus replied to a thread Today I..... in General
    *Grabs VCDS and goes to his car* :)
    2120 replies | 185108 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 09:37 PM
    I don't quite see how you've come to this conclusion. As mentioned, the PUR spring seats could have deteriorated causing the car to sit too low at...
    30 replies | 290 view(s)
  • timmus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 09:29 PM
    timmus replied to a thread Audi Concert Wanted in Wanted
    You've confused me as well as yourself, Gary! Unfortunately, I've no idea what you've just tried to tell me. :( 2000 and 2001 A2s use Generation 1...
    13 replies | 205 view(s)
  • Special edition's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:05 PM
    When I bought mine the VW dealer had a Golf Mk1 Gti in the showroom and it looked more or less exactly the same size as the UP. :confused:
    15 replies | 314 view(s)
  • timmus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 06:55 PM
    Those look like Mk1 TT alloys. I'm not sure of their offset, but, as I say, 205/50/16 is a commonly used tyre size that is known to give no issues...
    30 replies | 290 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 06:19 PM
    timmus replied to a thread Audi Concert Wanted in Wanted
    Hi Justin, Sorry! I keep meaning to pop into my workshop and send that to you over Whatsapp, but I can be very distractable! :) Cheers, Tom
    13 replies | 205 view(s)
  • timmus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 05:55 PM
    Myself and lots of other members run 205/50/16 without any issues whatsoever. :) However, if your steering rack isn't completely centred (i.e. the...
    30 replies | 290 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 05:27 PM
    I think that colour is called "Honey Yellow" Darren and its lovely. The Tsi 90 engine has just become available and will be like a pocket rocket mate...
    15 replies | 314 view(s)
  • timmus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:52 PM
    Unfortunately not. Since I first posted about Colour DIS, I've been under pressure to finish various other projects. However, they're all now coming...
    14 replies | 241 view(s)
  • timmus's Avatar
    Yesterday, 12:41 PM
    Absolutely, I completely understand your position. I possess a full collection of Paul's remaps as I regularly apply them on his behalf. An...
    14 replies | 241 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 12:09 PM
    I totally agree with the "UP" appraisal Darren... we,ve had one for 4 months now and its a brilliant car !. The revised 2016 model has a quieter...
    15 replies | 314 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 11:57 AM
    Hi Boris, As Paul says, I can disable the ECU immobiliser, allowing it to be fitted into any A2 TDI with the same engine code. Like Paul, I can...
    14 replies | 241 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 11:47 AM
    timmus replied to a thread Audi Concert Wanted in Wanted
    Hi Gary, Your early A2 will not have CAN bus wiring to the head unit, meaning you're stuck with Generation 1 stereos unless the wiring is updated....
    13 replies | 205 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 11:46 AM
    timmus replied to a thread Audi Concert Wanted in Wanted
    If your A2 has a Concert 1 (tape deck) working in a 52-plate A2, then it is not the original head unit. Please refer to the post above to confirm...
    13 replies | 205 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 11:41 AM
    timmus replied to a thread Audi Concert Wanted in Wanted
    Generation 1 stereos include the Chorus 1 and the Concert 1. Both are tape decks. These stereos are suitable for 2000 and 2001 A2s without CAN bus...
    13 replies | 205 view(s)
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    22-06-2017, 11:48 PM
    timmus replied to a thread Audi Concert Wanted in Wanted
    Hello, The Concert 1 is a tape deck and is suitable for 2000 and 2001 A2s without CAN bus to the head unit. The Concert 2 is a single CD player...
    13 replies | 205 view(s)
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    22-06-2017, 05:38 PM
    Pinkythelabrat replied to a thread dsg in Modifications
    Kind of what I was suggesting but if someone loves the A2 and has the skill and wad then... Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
    15 replies | 508 view(s)
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    22-06-2017, 02:43 PM
    timmus replied to a thread RNSE mk2 issue in General
    Ah yes, so engrossed was I in the technical that I missed the human element. All the best to your dad, Cammy. How's the job hunt going? Last time we ...
    7 replies | 240 view(s)
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    22-06-2017, 12:24 PM
    timmus replied to a thread Genuine roof bars anyone! in Spotted
    I could believe these were being sold by former club member Hooley, though I may have put 2 and 2 together and made 5. Cheers, Tom
    1 replies | 113 view(s)
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    22-06-2017, 07:59 AM
    Pinkythelabrat replied to a thread dsg in Modifications
    I've seen it done with other classic car shells - new engine, new electronics, new suspension - the works - but it still looks like the iconic...
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    21-06-2017, 11:56 PM
    Pinkythelabrat replied to a thread dsg in Modifications
    The gear change delay in the 450 (mk1) Fortwo is a bit of a pain... unless you replace the engine and gearbox with a remapped Roadster unit and have...
    15 replies | 508 view(s)
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    21-06-2017, 10:49 PM
    Pinkythelabrat replied to a thread dsg in Modifications
    Hmmm. It may have been hydraulic... it was a great system though. Combined with flappy paddles on the wheel and a 'kick down' switch under the...
    15 replies | 508 view(s)
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    21-06-2017, 08:19 PM
    Pinkythelabrat replied to a thread dsg in Modifications
    Is it like the smart system. A full clutch and gears with an electronically controlled solenoid 'foot' pushing the clutch for you? Fully auto or...
    15 replies | 508 view(s)
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    21-06-2017, 07:32 PM
    Special edition replied to a thread [ CHAT ] It ain't half hot mum in General
    The hottest place officially in the UK today was Heathrow at 35 degrees. I can imagine Mr B sat in his new A2 all day with the air con on "Lo" full...
    11 replies | 398 view(s)
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    21-06-2017, 07:21 PM
    Sorry to put this on your thread Steve... here is Toms definitive parts list for the suspension. It may help with what you need NIN. I will delete...
    116 replies | 4419 view(s)
  • Special edition's Avatar
    21-06-2017, 05:58 PM
    Thanks Ninja.. thread moved and please can we have a price in accordance with our market place rules. Many thanks Dave.:)
    2 replies | 157 view(s)
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Just a small town boy...
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Registration Year:
2002
Purchase Year:
2012
Model Type:
SE
Engine Size:
1.4 TDI (75) - 1422 cc inline 3cyl SOHC (75 PS; 74 bhp)
Colour:
Silver (Metallic) - LY7W
Options:
Audi Concert II Radio, Drivers Information System (DIS), Electronic Climate Control, Front Foglights, Illuminated Vanity Mirrors
Mileage:
151K+
Urban Fuel Consumption:
45-50 mpg (6-5.5 l/km)
Extra-Urban Fuel Consumption:
60-65 mpg (4.7-4.2 l/km)
Combined Fuel Consumption:
55-60 mpg (5-4.7 l/km)
UK Fuel Suppliers:
Morrison
Fuel Type:
Regular Diesel

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