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urQ: 2-piece EM

In message <199701082258.OAA08467@sled> steveb@falcon.kla.com (Steven Buchholz) writes:

> I spoke with an owner of an '83 urQ who has a cracked exhaust manifold.  I
> told him about the 2-piece exhaust manifold, but I also told him that the 
> only person I know that has tried to install it on an urQ had some kind of 
> interference problem [I wish he had more information on what the interference
> was!]  Has anyone out there replaced a one piece EM with the two piece?  I 
> am hoping that someone with an urQ has done it, but I don't know if I've 
> even heard about anyone with a 5K or early 200 that has done the mod.  

AM Cars (Adam Marsden) pioneered this trick, and now sells it as a standard 
modification.  John Robinson's car (treasurer of UK QOC) was "done" three weeks 
ago and I'll be meeting John tonight.  As I understand it, one part of the 
manifold needs some minor grinding work.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club