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spigot bearing ?

basil brush Jul 2, 2013

  1. basil brush

    basil brush Active Member

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    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

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    058 blocked 1.8t's (inline engines) do but 06A blocked 1.8t's (transverse engines) don't...

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  3. basil brush

    basil brush Active Member

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    sorry paul im a numpty :0
    does that mean no i dont have or need a spigot bearing ?
    sorry :(
    baz
     
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  4. Scullies

    Scullies Well-Known Member

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    Afaik the spigot/pilot bearing is not used in transverse engines., its used in longitudinal engines.

    I did used one in my rebuild as it helps align the clutch when using the alignment tool that is supplied with my clutch kit.

    My FSI crank (RIP :crying:) had a pilot bearing but it came out of a longitudinal engine in from an A4

    You don't need it.
     
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  5. <tuffty/>

    <tuffty/> Badger 5 Edition...Its all about the flow... Staff Member Moderator Audi S3

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    No transverse engine I have ever worked on has a spigot bearing so I would say no you don't (unless there is some random variant that does... I am no expert tbh...)

    I have only ever seen a spigot bearing on A4's etc, never on cars like Ibiza's, Leons, A3/S3 and TT's...

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  6. basil brush

    basil brush Active Member

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    blimey , you do a very good impression then ;)

    thanks chaps , i didnt want my daily on axle stands on the drive on a sunday afternoon disabled due to a two bob bit i didn't have ;)

    cheers chaps
    basil
     

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