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Ur quattro engine job

In message <UPMAIL13.199708180932030656@msn.com> "Ian J Haseltine" writes:

> Using the CLOD method (Clear Light Of Day) I've just taken another look at the
> gasket and there is a sight mark across the gasket and compression ring just
> where the crack in the head is.
> Its on the manifold side of the head, from the water way that is between no.5
> inlet port and the no.7 head bolt.

That's _NOT_ the place where the other two failed.  They both failed
between the back right waterway (looking from the front of the engine)
and #5.

> Please tell me that the 20v head is NOT a straight swop and will require lots
> of other modifications to work ok, as I am trying to stop myself from buying
> it.

The 20V is cross-flow, for a start.  Plus it uses pulsed (Motronic)
fuel injection ...

The 20V's engine bay is _VERY_ different from all other ur-quattros.

 Phil Payne
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