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Ive Had Enough Can Anyone Help

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by DrugDealersAudi, May 5, 2009.

  1. DrugDealersAudi

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    Hi all

    I havent been on here for a little while (out of being too annoyed at my audi mainly)

    But my piston ring recently went, so i spend roughly £700 getting the head remanufactured the rings re done the only thing that wasnt done was the bottom end! after running it for a little while it was still burning coppious amounts of oil! Then it Went Bang! I am stuck between a rock and a hard place at the moment is anyone able to maybe offer advice as to what the best option is but i am currently looking for a used engine 1.6 AVU if you know anyone?????????????/

    honestly this car (as much as i love it) has caused me more problems than any car i have had before (including m y ford escort lol)

    HELP ME PLEASE:sos:
     
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  3. ash_pearce

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    who did the repair? What exactly went bang? Sounds as if the repair wasn't done correctly.
     
  4. Shy19s

    Shy19s Oil running through my veins.

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    did they bore out the block with new pistons or did they use drop ins?? what is the mileage of the engine? have you had a look at just buying a second hand engine? 1.6 AKLs AVUs go for cheap.
     
  5. DrugDealersAudi

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    Well we used drop in's but not before honing the bores ofcourse! I am looking for AVU engines but the cheapest i have had so far is £350. To be honest i have already spent £700 and got no where so want to save whatever money i can!

    I absolutly Despise this car at the moment can anyone maybe say or do something to make me love her again! ?! :keule:
     
  6. Dani_B19

    Dani_B19 Audi-sports own special child.

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    Fire it and wait for the insurance money to come... Then buy an S3 :) simpels
     
  7. DrugDealersAudi

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    Oh my days i would love todo it but the book price of it and having no car whilst waiting for the money would piss me off. Wouldnt get enough for S3. And i dont think i could do it! or pay someone todo it to her bless her lil rubber socks she dont deserve to burn to death! but if i do decide todo that then i will certainly get the old swade seats and interior stuff out to sell an letevery one know
     

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