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88'5KCSTQ Ticking (and Marvel Mystery Oil?)
In message <199611191451.JAA16562@maple.sover.net> email@example.com (Steve Brehm) writes:
> Yes, this will be a bitch of a job! When you remove the exhaust
> manifold, I highly suggest replacing it with a 2-piece EM off a 200.
> These do not crack like the ones off the 5k do.
Highly concur. Adam Marsden in the UK has a series of mods to fit the 2-piece
manifold to various cars, including the ur-quattro. Very good idea.
> Yours is cracked! Trust me. It is not a big deal unless the cracks occur
> in certain areas.
I _have_ heard of the engine mounting below the manifold being burnt away. No
proof, though, so perhaps an urban legend.
> Also, replace the EM studs with new ones.
Absolutely. But that means getting the old ones out ...
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club