A8 D3 Glove Box Bottom View
July 22, 2013 / 6,638 views / A8 D3

A8 D3 Glove Box Removal

In order to access a few components like the MMI (head unit – 4E0035729(A)), can bus gateway (4E0907468(x)) we need to drop the glove box. It seems to be a big thing, but actually, there are about 8 screws (torx and Phillips)  that hold it to the body. ***If the car is equipped with knee airbag, make […]

July 19, 2013 / 4,373 views / AMI | MMI 2G

AMI-Ipod Interface 2G

Audi also has CD changers that support (play) mp3 files – 6 CD at 700Mb and average of 4Mb per song, we can store about 1000 songs per changer. The cost for MP3 CD changer is about $400 vs this after market AMI supports iphone/ipod. AMI = Audi Music Interface. My 08 Q7 has it […]

July 17, 2013 / 35,747 views / A8 D3

How To Fix Weak Trunk Motor From Lifting-Audi A8L

I got the Audi buffers part# 4F5-827-249-B to replace the original ones and they help lifting the trunk without the spring that used to help lifting. Used rivets 1/8″ x 5/16″ from assorted rivets box from Walmart. The Latest Aluminum case trunk lid motor is 4E0 827 852 H – the H is the key. […]

July 10, 2013 / 10,510 views / A8 D3 | Tips and Tricks

2006 A8L LEDS Lights Retrofit

2014-05-04 I found a pair of H7 LED bulbs that are bright enough and well built for a reasonable price, I decided to use them for DRL and Xenon. They came out very nicely. 2013-12-05 Leds still work, no codes, no warnings, no fades…. The circuits work.        After driving with all LEDS […]

July 8, 2013 / 4,254 views / A8 D3

Rear View Camera Installation A8L

2014-06-21 Found a new camera for $19 – Great angle – Image and the LED prongs fit the original wiring.       Install rear view camera needs some design and preparation – If I want to spend more money to get the original camera and the license plate holder, it may be a little easier, […]

/ 30,497 views / A8 D3 | MMI 2G

A8 D3 Back Up Camera Retrofit

Found an OEM replica camera set up for $46 with camera included. Will install it later after testing the quality of the camera. 2014-06-21 Found a new camera for $19 – Great angle – Image and the LED prongs fit the original wiring.       2013-07-21 For those who wants to know if you have […]