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  Topic: oil leak
helmsy157

Replies: 4
Views: 2872

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 1:49 pm   Subject: oil leak
rear oil seal or oil filter housing was first thought but searched and searched, what confused me was the pressure(blue) switch has a rubber cover so not obvious as oil was running down past oil filte ...
  Topic: electric window relay
helmsy157

Replies: 0
Views: 1773

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:53 pm   Subject: electric window relay
was reading about people with electric windows and sun roof not working. Before replacing the relay, pull it out and clean up the terminals, the put it back a couple of times to clean the mount. worke ...
  Topic: oil leak
helmsy157

Replies: 4
Views: 2872

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:51 pm   Subject: oil leak
this is a good one, been chasing an oil leak that turned out to be the high oil pressure sensor, which was leaking out the back
  Topic: steering rack repair
helmsy157

Replies: 0
Views: 2402

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Fri Mar 24, 2017 11:11 am   Subject: steering rack repair
can anyone give me a supplier of the rack repair kit i understand it is 8A 149 8020
  Topic: brake hose union
helmsy157

Replies: 0
Views: 2607

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 5:33 pm   Subject: brake hose union
when you replace brake hoses, and want to stop the unions rusting, buy some heat shrink sleeveing that has adhesive in side, used by electrical buffs, chose a size to pass over hose end and pull back ...
  Topic: vcds lite interface
helmsy157

Replies: 6
Views: 5003

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Mon Sep 05, 2016 5:27 pm   Subject: vcds lite interface
Thanks for that, but it really is too much for me, but many thanks for coming back
  Topic: vcds lite interface
helmsy157

Replies: 6
Views: 5003

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 11:02 am   Subject: vcds lite,
Hi, yes interested, how much, not too much I hope, lol
  Topic: partscats
helmsy157

Replies: 2
Views: 3425

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Wed Aug 31, 2016 11:01 am   Subject: partscats
Thanks for that, why do Audi do this it certainly doesn't do much for their fans the site is exactly what I was looking for
  Topic: vcds lite interface
helmsy157

Replies: 6
Views: 5003

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 2:26 pm   Subject: vcds lite interface
can anyone suggest a source of a vcds interface for my Audi 80 1994 managed to squash my old one and when looking for a new one I keep finding later versions that wont work on my car. I have the 2 x 2 ...
  Topic: partscats
helmsy157

Replies: 2
Views: 3425

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Tue Aug 23, 2016 1:57 pm   Subject: partscats
where has partscats gone Anyone, thanks
  Topic: thermostat
helmsy157

Replies: 9
Views: 5607

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Fri Sep 27, 2013 9:15 am   Subject: thermostat
Hi, I would try GSF carparts, they do not charge for delivery. As far as an Audi part, remember the car is already some 20 years old and the part could last long after the car has gone to the garage i ...
  Topic: wd 40
helmsy157

Replies: 0
Views: 1159

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Fri Sep 20, 2013 10:13 am   Subject: wd 40
Hi, just thought I would pass on a find, fed up with paying a fortune for wd-40, try ASDA they do their own in large can for 1.99
  Topic: thermostat
helmsy157

Replies: 9
Views: 5607

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Wed Sep 18, 2013 9:34 am   Subject: thermostat
Hi there, I have used an aftermarket thermostat and they both work fine, the Audi one can be a bit expensive, all depends on how deep your pockets if this is any help
  Topic: bosch VE-EDC injection pump
helmsy157

Replies: 6
Views: 3538

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:31 am   Subject: bosch
Hi mate, yes found it, seems silly that the site does not highlight links. Thanks
  Topic: bosch VE-EDC injection pump
helmsy157

Replies: 6
Views: 3538

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Tue Sep 17, 2013 10:01 am   Subject: bosch
Hi mate, thanks for that, but did you leave off the link as I can't find one, Ta
  Topic: thermostat
helmsy157

Replies: 9
Views: 5607

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:39 pm   Subject: thermostat
Hi, the thermostat at the bottom of the rad controls the fans, leave the car running for a while to see if the fans kick in. if not main thermostat is behind the waterpump, see your haynes manual for ...
  Topic: front windscreen
helmsy157

Replies: 5
Views: 4285

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:34 pm   Subject: windscreen
Hi, are you proposing to replace the windscreen yourself, if so I can walk you thro removing the replacement without breaking it and bonding it in your car
  Topic: rear suspension trailing arm bushes
helmsy157

Replies: 2
Views: 1947

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Mon Sep 16, 2013 2:31 pm   Subject: rear suspension trailing arm bushes
Hello all again!!
Does anyone have experience of replacing these bushes. Can I do it without removing the axle and what tools will I need, meaning any special bits and how easy to remove and replace. ...
  Topic: brake piston heat shields
helmsy157

Replies: 9
Views: 4998

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Fri Sep 13, 2013 9:02 am   Subject: heat shields
Hi, sorry, but Elsawin refers to these as "heat guard plate" so I reasonably assume these are heat shields, I agree that other car manufacturers refer to something similar as anti squeal, an ...
  Topic: bosch VE-EDC injection pump
helmsy157

Replies: 6
Views: 3538

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 10:03 am   Subject: seal kit
Finding the seal kit for the Bosch VE-EDC pump is proving to be a nightmare, Depending who I ask I get a different number HELP PLEASE
  Topic: brake piston heat shields
helmsy157

Replies: 9
Views: 4998

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Thu Sep 12, 2013 9:21 am   Subject: heat shields
Hi Scotty and all These shields where used on all my Audi 100 from 1982 up till my last 1989 on all my Audi 80's over the years from about 1982 up to now. The problem is that garages often forget ...
  Topic: bosch ve injection pump replacement bolt
helmsy157

Replies: 3
Views: 2080

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Tue Sep 10, 2013 9:30 am   Subject: bosch replacement bolt
Hi, this bolt is the one that holds down the edc controller on the pump. They do not require to be TOO tight as you are compressing the rubber seals. All I am saying is this bolt with the Bosch securi ...
  Topic: bosch VE-EDC injection pump
helmsy157

Replies: 0
Views: 1067

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:50 pm   Subject: bosch VE-EDC injection pump
Hi everyone, Can you point me to a supplier of the seal kit for this pump, lots for the VE but can't find any for the VE-EDC pump? Ta
  Topic: bosch VE-EDC injection pump
helmsy157

Replies: 6
Views: 3538

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2013 2:50 pm   Subject: bosch VE-EDC injection pump
Hi everyone, Can you point me to a supplier of the seal kit for this pump, lots for the VE but can't find any for the VE-EDC pump? Ta
  Topic: bosch ve injection pump replacement bolt
helmsy157

Replies: 3
Views: 2080

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Mon Sep 09, 2013 10:26 am   Subject: bosch ve injection pump replacement bolt
Hi all, just a quick note. Found a direct replacement for the bosch triangle? bolt that causes all the problems removing it. try Mtec unit 2 tripark tamworth b79 7tb............their item no 370868591 ...
  Topic: audi 80 "chugging"
helmsy157

Replies: 6
Views: 3511

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Fri Sep 06, 2013 10:20 am   Subject: audi chugging
Hi there all, I have just completed two of the full version of the "take it out and clean it". YES it worked on two of my Audi 80 with two more to do. Now, I searched for a definitive way to ...
  Topic: 1994 audi 80 tdi vag com problems
helmsy157

Replies: 20
Views: 12776

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Thu Sep 05, 2013 9:15 am   Subject: vcds cable
Courage my friend, what I did is exactly the same as you, I then phoned Gendan and someone there stayed on the phone while I powered up the computer and tried to connect to vcds, he then walked me thr ...
  Topic: audi 80 "chugging"
helmsy157

Replies: 6
Views: 3511

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:08 am   Subject: chugging
Ta Daz, had forgot about the jerking posts and all the chat about it, will do the clean over the weekend
  Topic: 1994 audi 80 tdi vag com problems
helmsy157

Replies: 20
Views: 12776

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Tue Sep 03, 2013 9:05 am   Subject: vcds cable
Hi, see how you do if still problem I will give you the settings that Gendan gave me for the set up or once you have the cable you can ring them and they will walk you thro the set up.
  Topic: brake piston heat shields
helmsy157

Replies: 9
Views: 4998

PostForum: Series 3 and 4: 80, 90, Coupe, Avant, S2, RS2   Posted: Mon Sep 02, 2013 3:01 pm   Subject: brake piston heat shields
Hi all, anyone know where to get the heatshields that sit on the end of the front brake pistons. They are round discs with three small legs. Ta all
 
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