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APY bearings same as AYP

chaz20vt Dec 15, 2013

  1. chaz20vt

    chaz20vt Member

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    Hi im planning on rebuilding my engine in the new year i have a 1999 Audi S3 APY, I want to replace the following parts......

    Rods (rifle drilled)

    Rod Bearings

    PistonRings

    Cambelt kit & Water pump

    Head Gasket kit

    Head looked at..

    Head Bolts

    Oil pump

    Oil pickup

    Obvious gaskets (that are needed)

    BBT Hybrid k04

    New Exhaust Mani (hopefully Badger one)

    550cc Injectors

    Relentless 3inch DP

    WMI (of some sort)


    Now my main question is I have a AYP bottom end which has had new bearings and piston rings fitted, It was started and run for around 2 miles.
    Would the bearings and Piston rings out of the AYP engine fit my current APY engine as there basically brand new.
    Or am i being stupid and should just buy new again????

    Thanks
     
  2. Broken Byzan

    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User quattro Audi A4

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    same units, but depends on wear on your new block. Why not install the already done AYP bock ?
     
  3. chaz20vt

    chaz20vt Member

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    As it has a oil leak on the craft seal...
    I was also hoping to leave my bottom end in the car....
     
  4. chaz20vt

    chaz20vt Member

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    Any one able to give me some advice on this?
     
  5. Gops

    Gops Badger 5 Edition VCDS Map User Gold Supporter Audi S3

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    I'd fit new ones mate. Pistons might be ok just check there's no damage. But bearings should always be new and never transferred IMO. The wear may be different and you never know, could lead to disaster!
     
  6. Gops

    Gops Badger 5 Edition VCDS Map User Gold Supporter Audi S3

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    Change piston rings too.
     
  7. chaz20vt

    chaz20vt Member

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    So the rings and bearings from the AYP which have only had around 15-20 mins of running time (so i should tink not run in)are no good to use again????
     
  8. ManuGD

    ManuGD New Member

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    I wouldn't say that they are not good, you can use them again, but new ones would always be better.
     
  9. limbo118118

    limbo118118 LORD

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    for what its worth id just buy brand new again, saves anything going wrong and having to strip it all down again..
     
  10. chaz20vt

    chaz20vt Member

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    Ok thanks for that. ..
     

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