Breaking Bad (B6 S4 Breaking)

02 October 2013 How good was the finale to Breaking Bad!? Truly awesome TV. To help me come to terms with the fact that Breaking Bad was coming to an end, over the last couple of weeks I've been getting involved with some…

A4 Headliner Alcantara retrim

23 September 2013 As I've mentioned before, I had to scale-down my retrim plans slightly when my quote for half the job was my budget for the whole lot. This could be pretty easily rectified by doing half the job myself. This weekend…

A4 Centre console progress

09 September 2013 Modified the centre console this weekend as it seems I'm stuck with it for a while until the retrimmer can fit me in. I Decided that deleting the storage recess would save the retrimmer some work (and in turn save…

Retrimming has begun!

14 July 2013 I got a price back from my retrimmer guy for the A4's headliner and pillars and it was almost what I had budgeted for the headliner, pillars, dash and centre console. So after going over my options I decided to…

A4 Centre Console DIN variations

09 July 2013 Okay so part of the reason I decided to tackle this 'little project' is because I was fed up with the holes in my centre console that were left when I removed the big, ugly factory phone dock. I picked…

Stripping out the A4 interior

30 June 2013 So this weekend I stripped most of the interior out of the A4. Here's how that looked... Not bad going for the first day. Really couldn't believe how heavy the seats were, you must save a ton a weight switching…

Last time the A4 will be drivable for a while

04 June 2013 Okay so it's be beginning of June and the A4 has been sat on this driveway for a week or so while I figured out a plan of action and started ordering in some parts and supplies. Plan for the…

So this happened

16 April 2013 Removed the grilles and gave them a bath Set up a 'spray booth' in my garage and after giving all the chrome a good going over with wet/dry I started priming/painting with fine grit wet/dry between coats. While the grille…

B5 RS4 brakes onto the B6 A4

14 December 2009 It was time to get the bad boys fitted. As usual, with any car job I don't know how to do myself Andy gets a call and always shows up to give me a hand, absolute legend. Here's what we…

B5 RS4 brake rebuild (part 2)

10 December 2009 Time for a brake refurb update (part 1 is here). So rather than letting Audi screw me for some tiny pieces of rubber I sent a dust-boot, seal and one of the guide pin bushes to Bigg Red. The following…

B5 RS4 Replacement Dust Boots and Seals

27 November 2009 Audi just quoted me £47 for the dust boots and gasket seal replacements for a single caliper! And £23 for the guide pin bushes. Both sides would total £140!?.. for some little pieces of rubber! Needless to say I will…

B5 RS4 brake rebuild (part 1)

26 November 2009 Thought I'd post some pictures of the project so far... Bought B5 RS4 carriers from a fellow member of audi-sport.net. They were covered in bright red caliper paint; this had to go. So I handed them over to my mate…