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Engine is fixed... follow on from engine and turbo is dead

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by PhilR, Mar 28, 2007.

  1. PhilR
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    PhilR One Ate Tea

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    Well i drove the car for the first time in about 3-4 weeks last night, and im glad to say it seems to be ok

    I have set myself a 3k rpm (2k cold) rev limit for a few hundred miles to allow everything time to settle.

    Hearing the hydraulic tappets with the bonnet up in a garage before the oil pressurised them was a harrowing experience but they quitened down quite quickly now it sounds really smooth

    Car started as i would normally expect this morning with the first flick of the key and with no rattles, just hope everything stays alright !
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    Biglockie Aye you know it makes sense

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    Nice one fella!!!!!!!!!!
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    Glad to hear that your car is healthy and running again! GRATZ!
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    Well done, next time I need a rebuild I'm coming round to yours:friends:
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    Biglockie Aye you know it makes sense

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    Aye:respekt:
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    Wicked news :icon_thumright:
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    Great stuff! Well done fella.:thumbsup: :applaus:
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    yeah i had a small panic when the tappets took a good 5 mins to quite down on mine fully even though oil pressure was ok after the rebuild, mines done 1k miles now after careful running in.
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    Good to hear your back on the road mate!
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    I was expecting it to be honest but when you are anxious it all seems a lot louder !
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