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Forum: Off Topic
11-06-2017, 01:32 PM
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Views: 290
Posted By SgtSteve

Talking Happy Veteran's Day and Semper Fi!

A happy Veteran's Day to all veterans and family members. As well Happy USMC birthday November 10th.
Semper Fi
Sgt Steve:D
Forum: B8 Models
11-06-2017, 01:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 620
Posted By SgtSteve

Wink Wind/bug deflector for A4 hood

Exhausted my sources to locate a wind or bug deflector for the front of wifey's A4. Just looking for a simple deflector that is mounted on the front of the hood. Any input?
thanks in advance,
Sgt...
Forum: Exterior
11-06-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,484
Posted By SgtSteve

Question Bug/wind deflector for front/hood

OK, been all over the place and have exhausted my sources so far.
I'm looking for a simple hood bug or wind deflector for the front of wife's A4.

Not into the grill changes, etc but just a simple...
11-06-2017, 01:19 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 5,093
Posted By SgtSteve

Tires, sinter driving, A4

Must be a million questions regarding "what kind of tire is best for winter driving?" and every case is different.
Here is Pennsylvania we do have some winter weather and it can be nasty at times...
Forum: Exterior
12-18-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,009
Posted By SgtSteve

Hey New England you got my attention. When you...

Hey New England you got my attention. When you say you wrapped the entire vehicle in the diamond protection what exactly is it? Fiber, coating, paint. What was the approximate cost? Thanks in...
Forum: Exterior
12-18-2016, 08:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,732
Posted By SgtSteve

Hello, has anyone ever used Dr. Color Chip...

Hello, has anyone ever used Dr. Color Chip products?
Sgt Steve
Forum: B8 Models
12-18-2016, 08:02 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 182,104
Posted By SgtSteve

We have approximately 10,000 miles on our 2011 A4...

We have approximately 10,000 miles on our 2011 A4 since the complete piston, rings, etc. To date all is fine and I'm happy with the results so good luck to ya'.
On an associated subject after all...
Forum: Exterior
11-18-2016, 08:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,732
Posted By SgtSteve

A4 Hood Paint noogies!!!

April of this year I started a thread "why does my hood paint chip?" or wording close to that. Anyhow, it's been determined that the hood had been repainted and evidently no record in Car Fax. ...
09-19-2016, 08:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,294
Posted By SgtSteve

Yep

Finally settled on Continental Conti-Pros. $70 rebate, culminated in $904.

At this point I can say it's worth it. The road noise, ride, handling, consistent PSI...and had the dealer do the deed....
Forum: B8 Models
07-09-2016, 09:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 182,104
Posted By SgtSteve

Oil consumption crap!

I agree with the previous responder..."get to a good dealer"! No matter what the service manager can get approval! Show your proof of the problem PRIOR TO THE 80k mileage.
Next...do a Google on...
Forum: Exterior
04-14-2016, 09:29 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,009
Posted By SgtSteve

I am fairly sure that this hood has been...

I am fairly sure that this hood has been repainted. One of the better service people did tell me that 3M makes the same type of "shield" or "bra". Certain ones even cover the entire hood area. I...
Forum: Exterior
03-28-2016, 05:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,009
Posted By SgtSteve

email address?

Lloyd, email for pics
03-16-2016, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,294
Posted By SgtSteve

Best tires; 2011 A4 low noise,fair $

Geeeezzzz ladies and gentlemen, all I want is 4 good tires without a 2nd mortgage!

OK, our first Audi...A4...Quatro...2011....245/45/R17. All season. Main concern is a tire that's fairly quiet...
Forum: Exterior
10-31-2015, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,009
Posted By SgtSteve

Cannot get a good copy attached

Do you want to send me an email address?

Sergeant Steve
Forum: Exterior
10-18-2015, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,009
Posted By SgtSteve

Why does the paint chip...hood...2011

OK, we've had Subarus and Acuras. Still have a 09 Forester.

We bought a CPO A4, 2011, 24,000 miles. Love it. Even had the oil concumption problem and Audi took care of it. But my bitch is the...
Forum: B8 Models
10-18-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 182,104
Posted By SgtSteve

Go get the main main or woman

[QUOTE=marjack03;1495408]Hey fellows,I have been reading your posts concerning the oil consumptiom issues.........................................................................quart of full...
Forum: B8 Models
09-17-2015, 03:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 182,104
Posted By SgtSteve

Audi tec has some valid input...

I am very happy to report that my nearest Audi dealer, Murrysville, PA, took care of my oil consumption problem.
After all the reading, class actions, etc I am convinced that it all boils down to...
Forum: B8 Models
07-13-2015, 07:47 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 182,104
Posted By SgtSteve

Belts and chains...

"In late 2008 Audi changed from timing belt to timing chain on the 2.0L engine. If you have the engine with the top oil filter it is a chain drive system. No early maintenance."

Can you believe I...
Forum: B8 Models
07-13-2015, 07:37 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 182,104
Posted By SgtSteve

Oil oil, I had a Harley, must be a guy thing!

"After stage 2 'oc" is it possible the other parts are effected after say 65k mi? My pistons, rings, etc were replaced 35k mi ago, only to have my motor blown by a stretched timing chain"

Hey...
Forum: B8 Models
07-12-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 182,104
Posted By SgtSteve

Sgt Steve [/FONT][/SIZE][/QUOT Sgt I'm with...

Sgt Steve [/FONT][/SIZE][/QUOT

Sgt I'm with you here and being a shade tree mechanic starting back in 1960 and having worked as a ME in the semiconductor industry since 1966 I fine it hard to...
Forum: B8 Models
06-16-2015, 11:40 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 182,104
Posted By SgtSteve

Don't let them kid you!

Check out Jagtoes post above.
After all the smoke clears you'll find out that the only thing that works is the final and stage III fix.
New piston & rings are needed. Checking consumption and doing...
Forum: B8 Models
06-12-2015, 01:17 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 182,104
Posted By SgtSteve

Jag hello again. Check my post on page 5 of this...

Jag hello again. Check my post on page 5 of this string. I made every attempt to talk to someone in engineering to find out how so many "rings" can be deviated and yet not be caught. I appreciate...
Forum: B8 Models
06-12-2015, 01:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 182,104
Posted By SgtSteve

I've been wondering the same thing...law suit?

Like you I'm wondering why we haven't seen a final decision. I believe that May 4th was to be the final settlement or at least rebuttal.

Anyone?

I just finished going through the third {III}...
Forum: B8 Models
05-17-2015, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 979
Posted By SgtSteve

Tyler, good evening. Hadn't been on the forum...

Tyler, good evening. Hadn't been on the forum for a while and saw your post. We bought a 2011 Audi A4 sedan last September...it was a CPO (Certified Pre-owned) and good thing. They put new brake...
Forum: B8 Models
03-05-2015, 09:03 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 144,868
Posted By SgtSteve

Talking How "settled" is the law suit?

Just last week I got my copy of the class suit. I read through it and actually Audi has until May of this year to accept the ruling completely and let's throw the dice and know that they probaly...
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