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Engine movement under acceleration

Discussion in 'Audi S4/A4/A4 Cab (B8 Chassis)' started by andyj, Nov 16, 2009.

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    [Nov 16, 2009]
    Hi guys,

    I know that I haven't technically got a B8 A4, BUT I've got the same 2.0 TDi (143) engine in my Exeo that's in the B8 ;)

    I've noticed that when I'm sat stationary, and I blip the throttle, there is quite a significant movement from the engine, which consequently causes the entire car to 'rock' side-to-side.

    Is this a trait that's also prevelant in the A4?

    I noticed it when I test drove the 170 as well, so it's not just my car. The sales guy noted that it is a 'trait' of the engine being longitudinal rather than transverse.

    Neuspeed do a 'torque damper bushing' for the 1.8T and 2.0T engines, which apparently helps with this, but I can't seem to find an equivalent for the 2.0 TDi.

    Any thoughts anyone?

    Cheers,
    Andy
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    [Nov 25, 2009]
    Anyone with a B8 2.0TDi experience the same thing ?!?
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