Fitted an alpine UTE72bt to the Mrs A4 and surprise sup rose she’s found something to moan about !!
It’s too bright at night , pmsl .
hi folks , trying to fit an Apline into the other half’s A4 , I bought a PC9-401 as that seemed to fit the bill (half amplified) but I’ve gone to...
My wife’s A4 B5 1.8t avant is playing up .
It will only start if the EPC light is illuminated but every so often the light doesn’t come on meaning...
3,2,1 your back in the room :D
Turbo to manifold
M10 x 70mm long with stainless nordlock washers is what I’ve gone for .
I have extras , pm me your address and I’ll send you some
A lot of words above I don’t understand :D
I got the car with a single din concert that didn’t work .
I double din converted it with an alpine...
right , I got fed up of my double din alpine sounding hopeless so have put that in my transporter where it sounds great .
Won this symphony cheap...
Errrrrrm I don’t know !
I wasn’t aware there were threads in the head !
The bolt has broken halfway down where it screws into the block .
It had twisted where it broke and as about half diameter of the rest of it .
I’ve checked bolt length , hole cleanliness, the torque wrench , all...
Im in no real hurry so I will await a possible response from the gods :)
Thanks for the preliminary story on bolts vs studs .
Makes sense so far :D
No Ian .
The 1st round (40nm) went well , no jerking or creaking , 60nm was going well nice and smooth , felt like it was just about to click off...
Elring bolts .
Did my first 40nm round then again and was in my 1st round of 60nm and bang .
Finally a day to get the engine back together !
Head on , half hours research on sequence and torques and angles .
Decided on wet , 40nm twice ,...
Lol , I considered installing windows on my Mac to run VCDS but gave my head a wobble and decided it would be like putting a 1.6 pinto in a...
Thanks PT :)
It’s never done it before !
Sometimes a faint hint of a vibration when changing up at somewhere near 5-6000 rpm but this was...
So , just been to the yearly MOT (all good)
On the dual carriageway on the way home I’ve developed a horrible vibration in overrun :(
Bill , I have refitted the lower spring shim on the exhaust valves :)
To be truthful, I haven’t actually as I’m still lapping the valves in , only...
Heads finally back , field aren’t quick but are VERY good !
The 3 week wait was blamed on several WRC engines taking longer than anticipated and...
Not a whole head no but it does work :D
And this is the kit I bought for doing stem seals , removal and installing:)
This kit is perfect for the small inlets and cheap
Seen here in use .
Item number 263487017461
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