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04-03-2019, 02:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By LarryJa

My '06 a6 3.2 has the 18" 7 spoke wheels. I...

My '06 a6 3.2 has the 18" 7 spoke wheels. I replaced the OEM Continental ProContacts with Continental DWS-06's. Their handling, responsiveness, wet traction & drainage are so far ahead of the...
03-18-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 55,074
Posted By LarryJa

I moved from my my '00 k1200lt tourer to a '13...

I moved from my my '00 k1200lt tourer to a '13 triumph trophy se.
The LT got too heavy, two up, for me(67 yrs).
The trophy se is much easier, & a lot less maintenance complex.
I'm selling the LT,...
02-22-2019, 09:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,868
Posted By LarryJa

I'll reinforce the DWS-06 recommendations. I've...

I'll reinforce the DWS-06 recommendations.
I've been running them on my '06 A6 quattro for 2 winters now. I have nothing but good things to say about their year round performance!
They really...
02-06-2019, 03:07 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 269
Posted By LarryJa

New oil leak - crank pulley seal

My '06 C6 A6 3.2(203K miles) has been leaking oil worse. Yesterday was up to about 65F or so
So, it was time to investigate.
I pulled the belly pan, & found the front of the engine covered in oil....
01-22-2019, 02:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 689
Posted By LarryJa

Tahoesilver4, If you keep the car(I would!),...

Tahoesilver4,
If you keep the car(I would!), consider changing the engine oil early & ofter, with the correct oil.
i have an '06 A6(3.2 though) with 203k miles. I change my engine oil every 5k...
01-20-2019, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,298
Posted By LarryJa

One of the most important things that I've done...

One of the most important things that I've done to improve the handling & control of my C6 was put on a set of DWS-06's.
They may have been a bit more expensive than some of the alternatives, but...
12-09-2018, 03:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,192
Posted By LarryJa

My thoughts are also to go with the appropriate...

My thoughts are also to go with the appropriate vw/audi or zf lifeguard fluid only.
That's all I use in my biannual filter & fluid changes on my 200k miles C6.
I, also, feel it's a false economy to...
12-03-2018, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 579
Posted By LarryJa

I'd contact ocli, out in LVNV, about that. I'm...

I'd contact ocli, out in LVNV, about that.
I'm sure they have plenty of experience with that.
11-27-2018, 04:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,026
Posted By LarryJa

walmart.

walmart.
11-18-2018, 08:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,026
Posted By LarryJa

Thx! That is an item to be added to my next...

Thx! That is an item to be added to my next maintenance session!
11-16-2018, 10:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,026
Posted By LarryJa

I'm shooting for 250k. Oil change, w/0w40 Mobil1,...

I'm shooting for 250k. Oil change, w/0w40 Mobil1, every 5k & trans drain & fill every 15k(filter @30k). It seems to be working well.
11-16-2018, 05:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,026
Posted By LarryJa

Made it to 200k!

My odometer just hit 200k miles!
So far, so good! The upper tensioners have been holding steady at 4-6 degrees. The trans is shifting well. The paint & interior are all holding up well. Life is...
11-16-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,272
Posted By LarryJa

I haven't got mine out either. I'm considering...

I haven't got mine out either. I'm considering trying those bits that are intended to back out fasteners with stripped heads. I'd try one that fits snuggly into the head & try to back out the bolt...
10-19-2018, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 980
Posted By LarryJa

I had to change that same hose when the same...

I had to change that same hose when the same nipple broke on me while doing my hpfp replacement. It is a weak point, over time.....
10-09-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,683
Posted By LarryJa

If you do all your own work, keep it. If not,...

If you do all your own work, keep it. If not, spruce it up & sell it to someone as a great "winter" car...
10-08-2018, 03:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,683
Posted By LarryJa

I bought my '06 A6 quattro 3.2l with 151k miles...

I bought my '06 A6 quattro 3.2l with 151k miles on it 2 1/2 yrs ago. It's got 198 on it now. I'm shooting for 250k.
I bought vcds software & a laptop right up front. My driverside upper timing chain...
10-08-2018, 04:09 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 55,074
Posted By LarryJa

Just like the LT forum, this one is invaluable to...

Just like the LT forum, this one is invaluable to my ownership of the C6.
So, welcome to Audi ownership & this wonderful forum!
Actually, I joined each once I had decided the vehicle that I would...
10-02-2018, 04:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,164
Posted By LarryJa

Let us all know what you do. We're always...

Let us all know what you do.
We're always interested in the next C6 owner & their purchase, ownership & maintenance "adventures"!
Good hunting!
10-01-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,164
Posted By LarryJa

For that money, I'd be buying a 3.0 A6 or a 4.2...

For that money, I'd be buying a 3.0 A6 or a 4.2 A8.
I'd buy from an owner, not a dealer. Strickly quattro.
I'd do a month search for the best one that I could find within 100 miles.
Of all...
09-23-2018, 02:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,272
Posted By LarryJa

Thx, tishi!!!

Thx, tishi!!!
09-23-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,272
Posted By LarryJa

What is the socket type that fit those housing...

What is the socket type that fit those housing attachment screws? 6mm triple socket?
09-17-2018, 02:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,272
Posted By LarryJa

I think it's a 6mm triple square. I stripped the...

I think it's a 6mm triple square. I stripped the head on one using a 6mm hex socket.
I have yet to be successful getting mine off & am still frustrated with my leak.
Let me know how you make out...
09-17-2018, 04:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,915
Posted By LarryJa

I wound up painting my calipers gold. It looks...

I wound up painting my calipers gold. It looks great on a blk/blk car w/silver rims.
Later, I painted my rims graphite to set the car off even more. Also, painted the lug nut & stem covers bright...
09-05-2018, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By LarryJa

Remember that you have 8" wide rims. I was...

Remember that you have 8" wide rims.
I was thinking about going to 255's, except the tire manufacturers list 8.5" as the minimum rim with for that size.
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