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85 URq developing an oil addiction.

In message <199711220256.VAA19966@coimbra.ans.net> Andrew Asher writes:

> The dealers are pretty keen to rebore it, figuring that this will cure
> all known ailments one way or the other - but I don't share their
> confidence.  I'm figuring a problem in the valve guides or in the
> crankcase ventilation system, as the problem is HUGE under high vacuum.

I'm thinking turbo main seal.

Are the compression figures different with all plugs out and with plugs in the 
adjacent cylinders?  Any coolant loss?
IMO this is pretty typical of a car that hasn't been 'idled down' after hot 

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