March 8, 2014 / 1,038 views / A8 D3 | Maintenance | Oil Change | Tune-up

Tune Up On 2006 A8L 4.2

We got our 2006 A8L over a year now, the car has 89k miles, it’s time to give it a tune up. This car is amazing, it doesn’t drink oil like any other car. We didn’t even have to add any oil for 16k miles. This is the way we do our oil change at […]

November 16, 2012 / 5,695 views / A6 C4 | Maintenance

Replace Valve Cover Gasket A6 Avant 2.8L

Our faithful 96 A6 Avant 2.8L failed smog check, not because of the Smog limits, but because of the oil burning smokes and blue smoke coming from the engine bay and the exhaust pipe. The smog technician insisted that the smokes come from the engine bay is the crank case leaks, although we could see […]

October 10, 2011 / 3,525 views / A8 D2 | Tune-up

A8 Tune up

We’ve had the A8 for almost 4 years and added 40k miles, it’s been the most comfortable & reliable car we’ve ever had (and we have never taken it to the dealers or shops for anything except alignment & new tires). According to the ex-owner records, the spark plugs are over 60k miles old. With […]