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  Topic: Look what I just saved!!
NickJones

Replies: 16
Views: 23455

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue May 12, 2020 12:41 pm   Subject: Look what I just saved!!
Nice wheels. Back still looks low..... though rake not as extreme as this.....

Standard springs with 350kgs of tractor weights in the back!

Nick
  Topic: Who's left....?
NickJones

Replies: 6
Views: 21500

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:47 pm   Subject: Who's left....?
Still got it.... now within a few hundred of all the 3s.... still working for it's living as it's my only "real" car.

4 rounds of the Woolbridge MC 12 Car rally season have taken their to ...
  Topic: Look what I just saved!!
NickJones

Replies: 16
Views: 23455

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Mar 26, 2020 8:33 pm   Subject: Look what I just saved!!
Great to see that not only is it still alive, but it's fallen into caring hands! Survivor indeed!

Also curious about your A post leak as mines just started doing too.....

Nick
  Topic: Who's left....?
NickJones

Replies: 6
Views: 21500

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:11 pm   Subject: Who's left....?
You might want to drop out the plastic arch liners (front and rear), check out the state of affairs behind them and repair/re-coat as needed. I had to change my front wings quite a few years ago when ...
  Topic: Who's left....?
NickJones

Replies: 6
Views: 21500

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:49 pm   Subject: Who's left....?
It is a bit quiet on here...... Sad

So who still has a C4? Mine is still soldiering on as my only daily driver (did have an affair with a D2 A8 for a while but that's gone now) and now on 320k plu ...
  Topic: What is fair value for Insurance Purposes for my Audi 100S4
NickJones

Replies: 3
Views: 13183

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:46 pm   Subject: What is fair value for Insurance Purposes for my Audi 100S4
Not quite the same thing but there is a Audi specialist close to me with an early S6 ('95 IIRC) Avant on approx 180k miles and he wants 8k for it.

It's pretty sound, runs well and has recently ha ...
  Topic: Vibration
NickJones

Replies: 18
Views: 45832

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Mon Jul 06, 2015 9:00 am   Subject: Vibration
Still looking. Vibration worse and strange graunching noises when manoeuvring.

Found this
https://www.drive2.ru/l/2219395/
which is interesting (may require translation unless you read Russian!) ...
  Topic: Strong money!
NickJones

Replies: 3
Views: 14912

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Wed Apr 01, 2015 4:37 pm   Subject: Strong money!
Dreamer I thought.......

If only! Mine is newer and has only done double the mileage.......

I didn't pay alot more than that for it in 2003 when it had done 112k!

Nick
  Topic: Strong money!
NickJones

Replies: 3
Views: 14912

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 9:28 pm   Subject: Strong money!
http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Audi-A6-2-5-TDi-140bhp-SE-Avant-6-SPEED-MANUAL-/151604579356?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_3&hash=item234c564c1c

Yes, it is quite a nice one - but 3K?!

Nick
  Topic: Injector nozzles
NickJones

Replies: 26
Views: 58846

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 8:44 pm   Subject: Injector nozzles
Hi Dragan,

Started ok this morning without any glow plug time (as not cold enough) which would normally have given the starter a good work out so that's a positive sign!

Yes, I've had a look at ...
  Topic: Injector nozzles
NickJones

Replies: 26
Views: 58846

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Sun Mar 29, 2015 2:25 pm   Subject: Injector nozzles
So, an update.

Fitted the re-furbed injectors yesterday. Went fairly smoothly.

I was glad of my homemade slide hammer
http://i249.photobucket.com/albums/gg221/VitesseEFI/P1120169s_zpsefgkqqnf. ...
  Topic: Injector nozzles
NickJones

Replies: 26
Views: 58846

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Mon Mar 23, 2015 7:05 pm   Subject: Injector nozzles
Looking forward to trying them myself! Also very curious to see how the original 276k injectors (more like 277k by the time I get to them) perform on the pop tester!

I'll keep you posted.

Cheer ...
  Topic: Injector nozzles
NickJones

Replies: 26
Views: 58846

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Sun Mar 22, 2015 8:53 pm   Subject: Injector nozzles
Update:

The Firad Nozzles work without issues. All 5 now pop between 175 & 180 Bar, cycle properly and don't leak at just under the pop pressure.

I tried cleaning the "Bosch" nozz ...
  Topic: Crankshaft seal gone ? Other ? AAT 2.5 TDi
NickJones

Replies: 17
Views: 38689

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 11:13 pm   Subject: Crankshaft seal gone ? Other ? AAT 2.5 TDi
You can easily support the gearbox and detach the two gearbox mounts. If you then remove all 4 subframe bolts it will drop right down (you might need to also release some wires at the front).

This ...
  Topic: Crankshaft seal gone ? Other ? AAT 2.5 TDi
NickJones

Replies: 17
Views: 38689

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Fri Mar 20, 2015 1:10 pm   Subject: Crankshaft seal gone ? Other ? AAT 2.5 TDi
Just had to tighten the oil cooler onto the block a bit myself to stop a leak from behind it. Remove oil filter and tighten the 27mm nut under it. Don't go mad - mine was quite loose so just nipped ...
  Topic: Injector nozzles
NickJones

Replies: 26
Views: 58846

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 9:08 pm   Subject: Injector nozzles
Nozzles arrived today so can't fault their service - only rang them yesterday lunch time!

Basically yes. Check first stage and hope second stage is good. Not perfect but probably ok. My hope was ...
  Topic: Injector nozzles
NickJones

Replies: 26
Views: 58846

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Wed Mar 18, 2015 11:17 am   Subject: Injector nozzles
Hi,

Coming from Darwen Diesels @ 15.95 ea + VAT

Haven't got them yet but I was assured it is what they use in their own workshops and they are fine.

Also offered a German make DTP @ 18.4 ...
  Topic: Injector nozzles
NickJones

Replies: 26
Views: 58846

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 8:06 pm   Subject: Injector nozzles
A heads up for those who didn't already know......

The "Bosch" nozzles that crop up all over ebay in fairly convincing looking packaging are not Bosch but fakes. Says made in Brasil on t ...
  Topic: Engin losses power😕
NickJones

Replies: 3
Views: 13992

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Mar 17, 2015 7:59 pm   Subject: Engin losses power😕
Your problem sounds like a fuel delivery problem to me - I suggest changing the fuel filter first.

Go to your account and put your car details into the signature field, then it will always be there ...
  Topic: Wandering around
NickJones

Replies: 2
Views: 14006

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Mon Mar 02, 2015 8:41 pm   Subject: Wandering around
So I did the axle bushes. Not my favourite days entertainment.......

Bleed nipples and brake pipes came undone, though some subtlety was needed. Bushes were done for - pushed out of housings with ...
  Topic: Injector nozzles
NickJones

Replies: 26
Views: 58846

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Fri Feb 20, 2015 10:01 pm   Subject: Injector nozzles
I have liberated a complete set of injectors from a Volvo V70 TDI. Mileage unknown but body damage seems to be what scrapped the car. They didn't want to come out so I made a slide hammer which work ...
  Topic: Wandering around
NickJones

Replies: 2
Views: 14006

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Feb 12, 2015 7:33 pm   Subject: Wandering around
Ok.... no clues.

So, I've changed all 4 subframe bushes. Rear ones were looking sad, front ones ok. Also new TCAs and new bushes where they meet the ARB. Front ARB bushes were not changed (didn' ...
  Topic: Injector nozzles
NickJones

Replies: 26
Views: 58846

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Jan 08, 2015 6:56 pm   Subject: Injector nozzles
I appreciate the kind offer of pop-tester! May well come back to you on that when I've figured out what I'm doing.

I have noted the Bosio name and their apparent popularity.
PP502 seemed to be th ...
  Topic: Wandering around
NickJones

Replies: 2
Views: 14006

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:18 pm   Subject: Wandering around
2.5TDI Avant on 272k.

Has recently become rather wandery and inclined to follow road camber and ruts with a more pronounced than usual need to steer away from the downhill side. Steering feels dea ...
  Topic: Injector nozzles
NickJones

Replies: 26
Views: 58846

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Jan 06, 2015 10:05 pm   Subject: Injector nozzles
2.5TDI AEL. Now on 272k.

It's still running ok and fairly good on fuel but starting is a problem when cold but not quite cold enough for glowplug.

I know this is a common enough issue but bear ...
  Topic: possible new A6 2.5 tdi quattro avant owner
NickJones

Replies: 41
Views: 98117

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Mon Dec 15, 2014 9:40 pm   Subject: possible new A6 2.5 tdi quattro avant owner
Nice to see one getting some love!

Really ought to wash mine!

Nick
  Topic: Vibration
NickJones

Replies: 18
Views: 45832

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Fri Nov 28, 2014 10:11 pm   Subject: Vibration
Ok, thanks. No great hurry.

Thanks for the ebay link also. Perhaps I'm too tight but 60 seems like quite alot for a used mount which is as least as old as the ones I have (mine is a late '96 car ...
  Topic: Vibration
NickJones

Replies: 18
Views: 45832

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Thu Nov 20, 2014 9:44 pm   Subject: Vibration
Thanks Bernie,

Part no. is 4A0 199 382D x2 ('cause I have AC)

If all else fails then it looks like the non-hydraulics from 1.9TDI version (and possibly the 1.9TDI 80) will physically fit thoug ...
  Topic: Vibration
NickJones

Replies: 18
Views: 45832

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Wed Nov 12, 2014 8:13 pm   Subject: Vibration
Bit of a thread revival.....

Unsurprisingly my mounts have not improved. In fact I reckon the N/S one is probably nearly empty.

Struggling to come up with replacements of any kind without parti ...
  Topic: Suddenly hard starting from cold
NickJones

Replies: 2
Views: 12860

PostForum: Audi 100, 200, A6, S4 (Audi 100 based) and V8   Posted: Tue Oct 14, 2014 8:32 pm   Subject: Suddenly hard starting from cold
Yep.... that would do it. Leaky fuel filter housing or slightly loose water drain will do it also.

If accompanying a sudden drop in temperature then dead glow plugs could be a suspect too.

Min ...
 
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