Bringing back to life an 18 year old Audi A8 D2 part 2 - the expensive part

So after I took my car to mechanic we agreed on the below work to be done. Pic of all the bits: 1.Gearbox service inc. additional seals as they were leaking. 2. Replacement of Timing belt, water pump, thermostat, aux belt, all tensioners. Make sure your mechanic has the…

Bringing back to life an 18 year old Audi A8 D2 part 1

There comes a time in every mans life where he can finally affoard his 'realistically affoardable dream car' to me, it's an Audi A8, I don't care what engine as long as it's a Quattro in black with matching leather. My example specifically is a 2002 2.8 Quattro sport.…

How to quickly install Windows 7 on any USB 3 Laptop and USB 3.0 Memory Stick

Recenty I've tried to Install Windows 7 on an usb 3.0 only ultrabook and was greeted with a message about it not having the correct drives because Windows 7 Doesn't support USB 3.0 Natively: "A required CD/DVD drive device driver is missing" or "A media driver your…

How to fix worn Pearl Eliminator pedal bush/hinge

Pearl Eliminator bass drum pedal is one of the most popular pedals on the market and has been made since ~2002. Pearl is a decent enough company that it sells almost every single part of the pedal as a replacment part except the most crucial one.... the hinge bush. You…

HiFi 230V AC Mains conditioner project part 1

This post will cover my attempt at trying to make an electricity filter based on the diagram of the allmighty LAMPIZATOR from Poland. I chose his design because it was one of the first resutls I found in google and after reading all of his blogs and projects many times…