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    Yesterday, 09:51 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ INFO ] Steve B's Project "Violet" in Projects
    It doesn't have a back seat in it at the moment (donated that) and the wheels have not been refurbed and the front seats are just cloth ones ta the...
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    Yesterday, 08:28 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ CHAT ] The A2 community. in General
    Did all of the airbags fire as they should? Our airbags are on the edge of their “life” and really should be replaced (according to manufacturers...
    42 replies | 1256 view(s)
  • Jeffers66's Avatar
    Yesterday, 08:24 PM
    Safe journey everyone, and have a great weekend, sorry we wonít be joining you all this time! Cheers Jeff n Carole
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  • Skipton01's Avatar
    Yesterday, 07:12 PM
    Skipton01 replied to a thread [ CHAT ] The A2 community. in General
    A bit of T-Cut . . . . .
    42 replies | 1256 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 06:49 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ INFO ] Steve B's Project "Violet" in Projects
    Just got the car back tonight, so a quick test run tomorrow before heading off for the meal. What a transformation!!! Mainly due to the clutch,...
    60 replies | 2641 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 04:05 PM
    Skipton01 replied to a thread Today I..... in General
    . . . .Have been looking into the possibility of making a steering control to CAN module, to control a future mod, which I suspect will merely be a...
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    Yesterday, 03:48 PM
    Well, a car for £250 will always need a fair bit of work I suspect, but yes, as has been said, it's the sentiment that counts. If it can be saved at...
    7 replies | 191 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 02:46 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ QUESTION ] Genuine? They MIGHT be ??? in General
    It is important for me to restore Violet back to factory spec. But I may have just been informed of another one perhaps? I will let you / the...
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    Yesterday, 02:45 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ QUESTION ] Genuine? They MIGHT be ??? in General
    Could you possibly buy that for me and I will pay you (in advance) for your troubles? Thank you !!! Steve B
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  • Skipton01's Avatar
    Yesterday, 02:07 PM
    I so applaud this mentality - good on you Steve for wanting to keep these fantastic cars on the road where possible.
    7 replies | 191 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 01:58 PM
    Birchall started a thread [ CLASSIFIED ] Votex Jacking point covers in Selling
    Hi, I thought it best to set up a separate thread for this as a few swerves on the old one (mostly from me) seems to have hidden this. If you...
    1 replies | 75 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 01:53 PM
    Skipton01 replied to a thread Bit of advice please in General
    Might only be bent out of shape at the ends a little bit, but to straighten the metal bar, you'll need a couple of tons force and some heavy duty...
    20 replies | 442 view(s)
  • Birchall's Avatar
    Yesterday, 01:41 PM
    Try Crewe Audi / local dealer. Last time I bought some they were less than £50 new and genuine!!! Steve B
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    Yesterday, 01:38 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ QUESTION ] Genuine? They MIGHT be ??? in General
    They just arrived today and they ARE genuine and they are working and in perfect condition. Result!!!! It makes up for a few hours of surfing...
    9 replies | 330 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 11:21 AM
    Skipton01 replied to a thread Bit of advice please in General
    It is usual for the ends of the metal bumper bar to be slightly bent inwards. I threw mine away last year after I installed a tow bar. Again, law...
    20 replies | 442 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 11:05 AM
    Skipton01 replied to a thread Bit of advice please in General
    The black plastic trim (the stippled finish piece) is pretty malleable and won't break even in this morning's temperatures. The key to its removal...
    20 replies | 442 view(s)
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    Yesterday, 01:30 AM
    Darren C replied to a thread Bit of advice please in General
    As per above advice Steve, a very fine screwdriver or better still trim removal tool inserted at one end to lift the tab clear will cause the edge to...
    20 replies | 442 view(s)
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    16-11-2017, 08:56 PM
    Darren C replied to a thread [ CHAT ] The A2 community. in General
    A blessing that you all walked away Dave, a terrible list of injuries. Yes, hold them tight mate and savour those moments. A poignant reminder of...
    42 replies | 1256 view(s)
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    16-11-2017, 08:34 PM
    Darren C replied to a thread Bit of advice please in General
    Sorry to hear Steve. A quick way to get a feel is to remove the plastic black trim piece which is located just behind the chrome trim. You don’t...
    20 replies | 442 view(s)
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    16-11-2017, 08:00 PM
    Darren C replied to a thread [ CHAT ] The A2 community. in General
    Dave, Iím so very sorry to read this mate, but I am immensely pleased to see that you and your children left the scene in good health overall. The...
    42 replies | 1256 view(s)
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    16-11-2017, 06:09 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread Hi from Crewe Audi!! in Selling
    Hi Tom Heated mirrors arrived safely today. Thanks again for helping us with a source of dealer parts at reduced prices. Much appreciated...
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    16-11-2017, 06:07 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ CHAT ] The A2 community. in General
    Certainly no need to apologise. I chose to clarify my position so that people will understand why it was not an instant “Yes” from me. Best...
    42 replies | 1256 view(s)
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    16-11-2017, 02:09 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ CHAT ] The A2 community. in General
    The Violet FSI is a project. It is costing me quite a lot to return it to its former glory. since it is a special car in a rare colour and high...
    42 replies | 1256 view(s)
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    16-11-2017, 11:08 AM
    even an expert would not have spotted the disabled EML warning without doing a scan. Glad to hear that that you have been given a refund though,...
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    16-11-2017, 10:32 AM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ CHAT ] The A2 community. in General
    80 mph calculated impact of the head on crash. Omg that could have been a lot worse. So glad that you all came through (or are coming through)...
    42 replies | 1256 view(s)
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    15-11-2017, 11:22 PM
    Birchall replied to a thread [ CHAT ] Why do you drive an A2? in General
    Yes, but I use "Rain X" on the rear window as well as the front. That is the next best thing to a rear wiper! Steve B
    23 replies | 664 view(s)
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    15-11-2017, 10:54 PM
    Hi PAul, would he need to do this even though the muti-meter is showing that all of his micro-switches are reading as they should. But I guess...
    39 replies | 636 view(s)
  • Birchall's Avatar
    15-11-2017, 10:31 PM
    I enjoy trying to help. These are great cars and when someone has an annoying problem it ruins the pleasure for them. Fixing the issue does two...
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    15-11-2017, 10:20 PM
    Put it back in and without reassembling everything just try it and see what happens. See if you can spot / test that the plunger is being...
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    15-11-2017, 10:02 PM
    See post #12 Long thread easily missed Steve B
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    No problem Mike pleasure making contact with you and thanks for steering me in the right direction. Cheers Joe
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    Hi A2sumo, I am a new member to this forum and would be grateful if you could advise me on fitting an A8 MFSW with A6 canbus Relay also if possible advise me on correct wiring loom/adapter plug for CCS as I have the vw Sharan CCS stalk but confused as to how to fit I am also aware of the necessary coding in of the CCS. Could it be possible to ask for your advice.

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    Hi I am new to the forum and wanted to make a post, i just cannot see how i do this? as i think i have bought a lemon and wanted to air my views to you all to see if anyone can help out remedy some of the issues i now have.
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    Hi, I posted an ad for my A2 yesterday but can't see it listed under the selling thread. Any problems with the post? Cheers, Martin
  6. Wheels: 15" OEM 1 or more wanted. Ideally perfect but very light corrossion or curbing acceptable for refurbing. (An impatient van driver overtook a bus forcing me into the curb; it could have been worse, he hit the car behind me). Based Dorset (Dad) and Wimbledon.
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    sounds like head gasket has gone west
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    cheers mike yes looked that up only £5 entry thats cool as long as the Mrs isnt working should be able to make it love to meet up with other A2 drivers to gain more experience and know how of the car.
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    hi the audi in the park wicksteed is this organised through the park or just a show up on the day as I can find no details on there site.
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    hi again. the discs and pads solved the problem,thanks. could you help with gaining access to the air filter,
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Registration Year:
2003
Purchase Year:
2008
Model Type:
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Engine Size:
1.6 FSI Petrol - 1598 cc inline 4cyl 16v DOHC (110 PS; 109 bhp)
Colour:
Castle Red (Pearl Effect) - LZ3R
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50-55 mpg (5.5-5 l/km)
Combined Fuel Consumption:
45-50 mpg (6-5.5 l/km)
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