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    changing dogbone bush (major fail)

    if its gana happen, its gana happen to me
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    changing dogbone bush (major fail)

    I did use penatrating fluid before i started but wouldnt budge it. I managed to get the dog bone out with a bit of force as lukily that isnt threaded, unfortunatley the bolt has shered off flush with the subframe so i cant even get a pair of grips in it. Has anyone ever used screw extractors...
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    changing dogbone bush (major fail)

    Voorhees i think i might have to try this, it is on axle stands at the min. What a major f**k up
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    changing dogbone bush (major fail)

    i dont think ill be able to get a drill in at the right angle with out damaging the threads
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    changing dogbone bush (major fail)

    Ok so today i thought i would attack the dogbone bush which was on my long todo list and thought this would be an easy 20 miniut task. So i started undoing the 4 bolts, all fine untill i came to the last bolt the right hand one witch i think is bolted onto the subframe and the f**ker snaped...
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    apparently my car is an import :-/

    the 70/30 is bull s**t they make out their doing you a favour, apparently its a grands worth of work so you will end up paying between £300-350 depending on dealler, i paid £320. to be honest your better taking it somwere else thats independant cause you can have it done for about £300 anyway...
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    where to buy new oil pump and pickup pipe?

    Where do people buy there oil pumps from, looked at euro car parts and the price was about £80, is that roughly how much they are? thanks jack
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    Problem after N249 bypass

    Ye, sorry the valve is still electronicaly connected and all the ports on it have been left open
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    Problem after N249 bypass

    Ok car is a 2001 s3 amk, mods are: turbo back system with 3" down pipe, bailey dv and some silicone boost pipes. And as far as i know its unmapped
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    Problem after N249 bypass

    Ok did the N249 bypass last week aswell as changing some boost pipes, today after using the car i notice the engine managment light has come on. So i poped the bonnet and am sure i could smell some thing burning but couldnt see any problems. Would the bypass cause the light to come on? The car...
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    split pipes under mani

    Will be attacking this tommoro, dont want to sound stupid, but is it easiest to remove the inlet manifould jack
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    split pipes under mani

    Thanks for the help rhubarb4 and tuffty the pipes are the ones as shown above. tuffty when you say remove the lot, do i need to cap anything off or keep some of it connected?
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    split pipes under mani

    thanks for the info, have done the N249 bypass. think it must be the oil breather system then, the pipes in quetion are about 15mm in diameter and are stamped all over in the audi sighn, they conect into the side of the mani.
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    split pipes under mani

    Hi guys i have split/craking pipes directly under my manifold, they seem to be made of a harder plastic, is it ok to replace with silicone pipe or do i need to go to the steelers. cheers
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    how do u change the turbo hoses?

    hello people if been trying to change some of the silicone under the bonnet today and havnt reelly got any were apart from removing the front bumper. can any one explain to me how u change the turbo pipe behind the drivers headlight, i think the headlight may need to come off not sure. any...
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