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    Today, 04:01 PM
    DJ 190 replied to a thread Travelling my way? in General
    Hi Ian, Thanks for your offer to help. I'm trying to contact Simon (Gonzo) to see what could be done .... It would be the standard two...
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    Today, 11:25 AM
    DJ 190 started a thread Travelling my way? in General
    Is anyone planning to travel from or near Brentwood, CM15) towards my direction, Prestatyn, North Wales, soon? I don't mind if it's still some...
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    12-12-2017, 09:13 PM
    In my first reply I did refer to PURE aluminium. I didn't advocate sanding coated surfaces. I agree that using a magnet will not conclusively show...
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    11-12-2017, 09:05 PM
    O.K. You can check if something is Aluminium by seeing if it is magnetic. I have solid, shiny chrome door-pulls on my A2. I'm sure that they could be...
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    11-12-2017, 03:09 PM
    Anything that's pure aluminium can be worked-on to get a superb finish. You start by using ever finer sheets of emery paper. You get to the finest...
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    10-12-2017, 07:51 PM
    That's very useful information .... Thanks! I've already ordered that joiner. I do like to plan ahead! David
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    10-12-2017, 07:02 PM
    Thanks for your prompt reply, Paul. I'm using the same supplier as yourself. Is the joiner the same one as shown in this link...
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    10-12-2017, 06:42 PM
    I've got the same problem. What is not too clear to me is why a 50 mm joiner is also required? I put this to the Ebay supplier and I got this reply...
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    09-12-2017, 09:34 PM
    DJ 190 replied to a thread Woes come in threes in General
    I'm VERY close to you. I had a spare (nearly new) alternator. Please bear me in mind if you need any help. I've got LOADS of A2 parts ... David
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    07-12-2017, 10:35 AM
    I've always been able to do this without removing the tray? It's been a relatively quick process to do the whole job? This applies to both the petrol...
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    30-11-2017, 05:35 PM
    DJ 190 replied to a thread Sciroccorrado's Parts Bin in Selling
    P.M. sent regarding scuttle panel David
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    25-11-2017, 08:58 PM
    I wouldn't really call it a "glue" ..... it's a bonding system. I can recommend it from personal experience and not from conjecture. David
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    25-11-2017, 04:30 PM
    It is easy to fabricate some plastic tabs as replacements. Then buy a product called "Q-bond". It is absolutely astonishing in how it bonds and the...
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    24-11-2017, 07:30 PM
    Have you read my thread? http://www.a2oc.net/forum/showthread.php?30998-Thermostat-replacement&highlight=thermostat+replacement It couldn't...
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    23-11-2017, 01:07 PM
    I repaired mine. It's on the Forum how I did this .... Yes, I'm sure that it could be done in aluminium, too ! David
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    20-11-2017, 07:39 PM
    DJ 190 replied to a thread Today I..... in General
    I use watchmakers eyeglasses, 2X, 5X and 10X. It may have been better to just "touch-up" the black areas, leaving the white symbol alone? David
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    20-11-2017, 05:07 PM
    yes, it's not getting 200 miles "at a stretch", it's comfortably getting that range without the worry of battery failure. Things like the need for...
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    18-11-2017, 02:32 PM
    Just be aware that the second photo shown in the listing isn't ( I think ) an example of the stickers attached to a unit. These stickers are usually...
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    15-11-2017, 01:25 PM
    Yesterday my wipers stopped working. I had to drive home in the rain! It obviously caused me some concern. Today I used the A2OC Forum to see what...
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Postal Town:
Prestatyn, North Wales
Biography:
I'm 66yrs old and live with my Dutch partner, "Yanny" I worked for "Shell Research" on fuel technology. I designed and built my own house in beautiful, rural, North Wales
Interests:
The A2, of course! Anything practical, modifying and improving almost anything!
Occupation:
Retired, 14yrs!
Reason For Joining:
Help with Partners A2
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Registration Year:
2001
Purchase Year:
2011
Model Type:
SE
Engine Size:
1.4 TDI (75) - 1422 cc inline 3cyl SOHC (75 PS; 74 bhp)
Colour:
Azure Blue (Pearl Effect) - LZ5H
Options:
Cruise Control
Additional Options:
Votex body kit, leather door cards, 6-speed gearbox, Koni's, dash-top storage box, illuminating Audi badges, white-wall tyres, lumbar support, electric heated mirrors, drinks holder, rear electric windows, Sydmeko central arm-rest, kumfort
Mileage:
126K - 150K
Urban Fuel Consumption:
35-40 mpg (8-7 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:
Sainsbury
Fuel Type:
Regular diesel

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