FCP Euro's DIY Blog

What it's like owning an Audi B7 S4

Posted by Michael Rivera
on Jul 10, 2017
We have enjoyed our time with Project Audi B7 S4, and in our initial review of the vehicle we discussed how it was just on loan to us from ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi

How to replace the hood strut and air filter on an Audi B7 S4

Posted by Michael Rivera
on Jul 5, 2017
As we wrap up our stay with Project Audi B7 S4, we decided to take the time to address of some of the smaller issues that a "new to me" ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi

Audi B7 S4 Rowe Oil Change How To

Posted by Michael Rivera
on Jun 28, 2017
As I tacked on mile after mile on project B7 S4's clock, I suddenly realized that I overlooked the most basic routine maintenance one should ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi

Audi B7 S4 rear sway bar upgrade with 034 Motorsport

Posted by Michael Rivera
on Jun 23, 2017
Still giddy after our last road test on project Audi B7 S4, and the newer handling capabilities of our project vehicle, I left myself ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi

Audi B7 S4 Suspension Upgrade with Bilstein B8 Shocks

Posted by Michael Rivera
on Jun 23, 2017
It is hard to argue out of the box handling performance on a B7 S4 (or any Audi Quattro for that matter), even with All-Season Nokian tires, ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi

Audi B7 S4 Brake replacement with Zimmermann and Akebono

Posted by Michael Rivera
on Jun 23, 2017
In our initial road review of project Audi B7 S4, we noticed almost immediately that our subject car was not responding well to brake pedal ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi

Things to know before buying an Audi S4

Posted by Michael Rivera
on Jun 19, 2017
Introduced in late 2004, the fourth generation B7 S4 was more a facelift than it was a new platform for Audi. While this model featured ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi

TSI Oil Change DIY

Posted by Gareth Foley
on Feb 2, 2017
I may be the BMW Catalog Manager at FCP Euro but my better half happens to own a Volkswagen. I changed the oil on this vehicle at home with ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi, VW

Important Information About Audi B5/B6/B7 Control Arm Kits

Posted by Noah Jenkins
on Feb 1, 2017
Your B5/B6/B7 chassis A4 was designed to be a sports sedan (In my case, sports wagon ☺), without compromising refinement and comfort for ... Read more

Topics: Audi

Audi Brake System Inspection - Audi A8

Posted by Kyle Bascombe
on Feb 1, 2017
You don’t think about your brake system until it stops functioning. Unfortunately by then it might be too late. The purpose of this short ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi

Auxiliary Fan Troubleshooting? Check this first (Audi A6)

Posted by Kyle Bascombe
on Feb 1, 2017
I recently acquired an Audi A6 Avant and one of the first things I noticed was the Air Conditioning system was not functioning. I checked ... Read more

Topics: Miscellaneous, Audi

How to Install Mud Guards on an Audi A4 (B6)

Posted by Noah Jenkins
on Jan 27, 2017
For those of us fortunate to live in areas that see snow, salt is often used on the roadways to prevent the formation of ice and yield safe ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi

Audi S4 Brake DIY (B8 2010 & Up)

Posted by Dave Greco
on Jan 27, 2017
In this Brake DIY Scott Skrzypczak goes over the process of replacing brake pads and brake rotors on a B8 chassis Audi S4. This DIY will ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi

How to Replace Brake Pads & Rotors on an Audi A4 (B6)

Posted by Noah Jenkins
on Jan 25, 2017
Among many things on the to-do list of maintenance for my Audi A4; the rear brakes needed attention. I could tell by the glazing on the ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi

How to Install Engine Mounts (VW/Audi)

Posted by David Fresne
on Jul 22, 2015
A common failure point in the VW/Audi family are the engine mounts. In order to reduce NVH (noise, vibration, and harshness) transmitted ... Read more

Topics: Do-It-Yourself, Audi, VW

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