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Re: Low Compression 1990 200TQW IA Stage I

Peter Kollias wrote:
> Igor,
> You mention, among other remedies, "hot tank the head" and "magna flux".  Would you
> mind giving me a brief run down on what these two processes are?

To "hot tank the head" means to dip it into a hot base solution which will leave
the Al head shiny clean.
To "magna flux" means to add a special die which will reveal small cracks. Watch
for them in-between the valve seats and in the exhaust runners.

Any competent shop can do both.

Igor Kessel
Two turbo quattros