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Forum: A7
03-15-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By chicagoA6

That's odd. Every German car I've ever ordered...

That's odd. Every German car I've ever ordered the dealer has always been able to provide the ship name to track. Then they know when the port releases it to the shipper.

From shipper to dealer...
Forum: A7
03-15-2019, 03:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 190
Posted By chicagoA6

Your dealer should be able to provide the ship...

Your dealer should be able to provide the ship name and you can confirm if the ship arrived at port via this website https://www.vesselfinder.com/

once in port the dealer should know if it’s been...
Forum: RS 7
03-11-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 287
Posted By chicagoA6

I think you will be waiting a while for a C8 RS7....

I think you will be waiting a while for a C8 RS7. My guess is that you will see the S7 as a 2020 model, but I would be surprised if the RS7 comes the same year. I have nothing to support that other...
03-08-2019, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By chicagoA6

The simplist choice is to use a product made by...

The simplist choice is to use a product made by the same company that made the coating. I use CarPro Reload on top my CQuartz coating. Both are made by CarPro. Any quality coating company will make a...
Forum: A7
02-27-2019, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By chicagoA6

Not sure where you are located, but in the US...

Not sure where you are located, but in the US market we did not have a 2011 model for the A7. All were 2012s. My '12 A7 was delivered in July 2011 as a 2012 model
02-25-2019, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 304
Posted By chicagoA6

Just ordered Trim Shine :). Thanks!!

Just ordered Trim Shine :). Thanks!!
Forum: A7
02-25-2019, 06:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 724
Posted By chicagoA6

A7 (A6/A8) PHEVs Coming

Interesting read on the new A6, A7 and A8 PHEV (plug-in hybrid electric vehicle) coming to Geneva show. In performance version (S-Line) 363hp. 25 miles of range when in electric mode. No mention...
02-22-2019, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,390
Posted By chicagoA6

If you are dying to follow along with the docket...

If you are dying to follow along with the docket for proposed rule change here is the link. As AdamNJ says it’s still pending final decision

https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=NHTSA-2018-0090
02-21-2019, 03:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 427
Posted By chicagoA6

I use Griots Leather 3-1 and it dries without any...

I use Griots Leather 3-1 and it dries without any gloss. Also Chemical Guys make a Leather Quick Detailer that dries with a matte finish. However, I haven't tried that
02-21-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 966
Posted By chicagoA6

You can use BM as a standalone product, but it...

You can use BM as a standalone product, but it won't last very long. Some of the reviews on Autogeek have said it won't last beyond a month or 2 with a few washes. The better way to use it is as a...
Forum: A7
02-20-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 605
Posted By chicagoA6

As someone who has previously owned 4 A6s (2001,...

As someone who has previously owned 4 A6s (2001, 2005, 2008, 2010) and 3 A7s (2012, 2015 and 2019) I've seen the technology change and after the learning curve I can always vote that I would never...
Forum: A7
02-15-2019, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,143
Posted By chicagoA6

On my A7 I have nozzles on both sides of the...

On my A7 I have nozzles on both sides of the windshield.
02-13-2019, 05:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,035
Posted By chicagoA6

Considering that Car and Driver just did a...

Considering that Car and Driver just did a comparo of the new A7 (same engine and actually a little heavier I believe) with the new CLS and clocked it at 4.4 seconds to 60mph I think it’s safe to say...
02-08-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,967
Posted By chicagoA6

M205 is a finishing polish (also called an ultra...

M205 is a finishing polish (also called an ultra fine polish). It's meant to be the last step in a multi stage paint correction. Uses by itself it's only meant to remove light swirl marks and some...
02-03-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,967
Posted By chicagoA6

I'm a firm believer that while ceramic coatings...

I'm a firm believer that while ceramic coatings are great they are not maintenance free. You still need to apply a silicone sealant to help maintain them. I use CarPro Reload (made by the same...
Forum: A7
02-02-2019, 07:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 911
Posted By chicagoA6

Ouch... I would call your insurance company and...

Ouch... I would call your insurance company and ask what the impact would be to your premiums.
Forum: A7
02-01-2019, 05:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 911
Posted By chicagoA6

Sorry to hear. I drove out of the garage this...

Sorry to hear. I drove out of the garage this morning and was surprised how slick the road are. With the extreme cold (Chicago) we are not getting the “dry line” on the streets we normally do.
...
01-31-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By chicagoA6

Would love to see the finished product!

Would love to see the finished product!
01-30-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By chicagoA6

You're braver than I, but would love to see pics...

You're braver than I, but would love to see pics when complete. I debated the wheel coating also, but elected to not do it. My detailer said that with the high heat from the tires and brakes that...
01-30-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,174
Posted By chicagoA6

Where to begin.... First. Here is a link to a...

Where to begin.... First. Here is a link to a thread on RennList (Porsche) that people contribute to about good (and bad) detail shops. It's focused on paint protection film (PPF) installers, but...
Forum: A7
01-30-2019, 06:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 36,502
Posted By chicagoA6

gfd11 - You mention you've owned the car since...

gfd11 - You mention you've owned the car since 2015, but I'd be curious what model year the car is and how many miles on it. Was it purchased new, CPO or from a third party?

I'm on my 3rd A7...
Forum: A7
01-26-2019, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,079
Posted By chicagoA6

The review is now online. Enjoy ...

The review is now online. Enjoy

https://www.caranddriver.com/reviews/comparison-test/a25938596/2019-audi-a7-vs-2019-mercedes-benz-cls-four-door-luxury-coupe/
Forum: A7
01-23-2019, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,079
Posted By chicagoA6

Car and Driver Comparo - A7 vs. CLS

Received Car and Driver yesterday and they did a comparison of the new A7 vs. the new CLS450. Sorry, but didn't see the article online so no hyperlink to provide.

In short the A7 won the test...
Forum: A7
01-21-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 711
Posted By chicagoA6

On a previous Audi (A6) I had Michelin Alpins and...

On a previous Audi (A6) I had Michelin Alpins and loved them.

I'll second Tirerack as a great option. I would also give your local Audi dealer a change to match Tirerack's price or at least get...
Forum: A7
01-11-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,585
Posted By chicagoA6

MikeMalibu - Check out the "Initial Impressions"...

MikeMalibu - Check out the "Initial Impressions" thread. doctorharrison just confirmed the package will be available for order shortly
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