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Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by tdi-man, Feb 18, 2013.

  1. tdi-man

    tdi-man Well-Known Member

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    heads come of today

    water pump had a leak so new one will be going in any way.

    Blocks ok so new rings / shells / etc oil pump

    recon head


    question is when putting together is it ok to use gasket sealant on inlet manifold and turbo manifold as well as the gaskets ?


    thanks
     
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  3. Lewis583

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    You shouldn't need to assuming new gaskets are used
     
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    Exactly, just use new gaskets all round.
     
  5. tdi-man

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    ok cool thought id ask as like a nice seal .

    all new gaskets and seals are to b used .

    thanks
     
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    "Be"
     
  7. tdi-man

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    thinking of fitting a oil can can any advice ?
     
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    Fitting a oil can can, what exactly is that?
     
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    oil catch can .
     
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    Typo then.

    Yes, advice is, dont vent to air, check Allard.
     
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    Why not vent to air? Apart from being illegal
     
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    & thats not a good enough reason for you?
     
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    can can.jpg
     
  14. tdi-man

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    The good news is my bottom end is fine

    The Bad news is the head has cracked where the glow plugs come out :(

    and its a C in the part number
     
  15. autolatry

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    Are you doing the work yourself?
     
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    no
     

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