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Forum: Audi A6
04-18-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,796
Posted By cal3thousand

Aftermarket parts are great. Especially if you...

Aftermarket parts are great. Especially if you buy them from OES (Original Equipment Suppliers). They are genuine parts without the 4 rings and the price to match.

Since we're talking about 115k...
Forum: Audi A6
04-18-2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,765
Posted By cal3thousand

a picture is worth a thousand words. If you...

a picture is worth a thousand words. If you cannot figure out what it is and you're looking right at it, how are we going to tell what it is, by 1 sentence of text?
Forum: Detailing
02-01-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 5,283
Posted By cal3thousand

You're probably better off to cover the yellow...

You're probably better off to cover the yellow with black paint. Take your wheels off, and spray it with some rattle can black.
Forum: Detailing
02-01-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,211
Posted By cal3thousand

That looks great. I think CQuartz should be...

That looks great. I think CQuartz should be standard on black cars. I did my father's A8L some 5 years ago and it still looks amazing
Forum: Detailing
02-01-2018, 03:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,335
Posted By cal3thousand

I have heard some really good reviews from...

I have heard some really good reviews from detailers about this one:
...
Forum: Audi A6
03-14-2017, 02:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,233
Posted By cal3thousand

You left them in the back seat, I take it.

You left them in the back seat, I take it.
Forum: Audi A6
05-13-2016, 07:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,856
Posted By cal3thousand

85k maintenance interval exists. At that time,...

85k maintenance interval exists. At that time, most things should be done. Plugs and filters etc. I would also suggest transmission flush (eventually, especially if any hard shifts) and differentials...
Forum: Audi A6
05-13-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,301
Posted By cal3thousand

You cross posted this at AudiWorld and have not...

You cross posted this at AudiWorld and have not come back to correspond. I gave you some feedback over there. :)
Forum: Audi A6
04-15-2016, 06:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By cal3thousand

First thing to checkout is the MMI and AMP. 2007s...

First thing to checkout is the MMI and AMP. 2007s were affected by the cut washer hose syndrom and many have damaged BOSE Amps. $1000 part, so it's a big deal for a $12K car to be sure it is working....
Forum: Audi A6
04-15-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 533
Posted By cal3thousand

I don't think there will be much change to the...

I don't think there will be much change to the 2017s as the 2016 are already C7.5 facelifted.

The 2.0T is a great motor, but 3.0T is the way to go.

Prestige is worth it because they...
Forum: Audi A6
04-15-2016, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 866
Posted By cal3thousand

All my opinion of course Best tune: GIAC...

All my opinion of course

Best tune: GIAC stage II with pulley upgrade. About $2k, 530+ HP on 100 Oct
Best exhaust: Remus mulfflers from a C7 A6 with an x-pipe installed.
Best suspension: Airlift
Forum: Audi A6
04-08-2016, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,061
Posted By cal3thousand

You migght be able to get stiffer springs, but...

You migght be able to get stiffer springs, but that would not be comfortable for regular use.

The best thing I have seen for this type of situation is an auxiliary airbag that can be installed...
Forum: B5 Models
04-29-2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 15,448
Posted By cal3thousand

I've noticed that my 3.2 has more condensation...

I've noticed that my 3.2 has more condensation than other cars. I'll be stopped at a light and notice puffs of it in my mirror. But I know that it isn't smoke since it doesn't smell like anything...
Forum: Audi A6
04-29-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,765
Posted By cal3thousand

jshadows69 means the motor in the AFS module is...

jshadows69 means the motor in the AFS module is going out. Could be simple but might require replacement of the whole headlight
Forum: Audi A6
04-29-2013, 07:25 PM
Forum: Interior
04-24-2013, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,667
Posted By cal3thousand

They certainly do! I just scored an OE cargo...

They certainly do!

I just scored an OE cargo net. Sniped an eBay auction for $31 + shipping.

There's a few cargo shades in the LA area right now in CL. Good luck getting yours.

Oh, just...
Forum: Detailing
04-18-2013, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,335
Posted By cal3thousand

The best product I have ever used and probably...

The best product I have ever used and probably will ever use for carpets is Folex.

It's non-toxic, amazing with stains, and easily purchased at your local Home Depot. I buy the large Gallon (?)...
Forum: Detailing
04-18-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,248
Posted By cal3thousand

It's just the paint showing it's age. Fading from...

It's just the paint showing it's age. Fading from the sun. Previous owner must not have waxed it much.
Forum: Audi A6
04-18-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,313
Posted By cal3thousand

Never done it, but I imagine it's the same with...

Never done it, but I imagine it's the same with any cars.

Trims are pull pieces. Seats are bolted down to the body at 4 corners
Forum: Audi A6
04-18-2013, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 674
Posted By cal3thousand

Have you hooked it up and scanned for any codes?

Have you hooked it up and scanned for any codes?
Forum: Interior
04-18-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,479
Posted By cal3thousand

Looks pretty good. Reminds me of my Volvo 850 T5....

Looks pretty good. Reminds me of my Volvo 850 T5. Painted all the speaker grilles Classic Red to match the car.
Forum: Interior
04-18-2013, 07:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,287
Posted By cal3thousand

It can be done easily.

It can be done easily.
Forum: Interior
04-18-2013, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,299
Posted By cal3thousand

I've always wanted this type of thing after...

I've always wanted this type of thing after seeing it in my parent's S-Class.

I might get one for my seat, but the passenger side is currently occupied by a Thule document holder. It does the same...
Forum: Interior
04-18-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 8,667
Posted By cal3thousand

Craigslist is your best bet for a deal. I have...

Craigslist is your best bet for a deal. I have come across owners selling for something like $50. eBay has some at ridiculous $500+.

How much you looking to spend? Shipping might be a b*tch for...
Forum: Audi A6
04-18-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,776
Posted By cal3thousand

If you want an upgrade, I have a set of Philips...

If you want an upgrade, I have a set of Philips D2S Xenon X-treme Vision to sell. P/N 85122XVC1

They don't sell in the US for legal reasons. They are brighter and whiter than OE, but they are...
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