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RE: Two-piece manifold for N/A 5-cyl. motors...
On Mon, 4 Jan 1999, Buchholz, Steven wrote:
> ... if they really were the turbo EMs I would certainly be interested!
Sorry, I wasn't clear. The yard had NA 2-pc EMs and claimed they were
> > From: Graydon D. Stuckey[SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> > Sent: Sunday, January 03, 1999 7:11 PM
> > To: JustaxPHX@aol.com
> > Cc: email@example.com
> > Subject: Re: Two-piece manifold for N/A 5-cyl. motors...
> > On Sun, 3 Jan 1999 JustaxPHX@aol.com wrote:
> > > I just got finished replacing a leaky exhaust gasket on my father's '91
> > 100
> > > and was surprised to find the OEM manifold is a two-piece design similar
> > to
> > > that Audi introduced for the turbo cars. I don't know if it flows
> > better than
> > > the other designs Audi used but I do know that even after 110k, each of
> > the
> > > pieces was flat to within .006" and all of the EM studs were still
> > intact.
> > > (Which, of course, means I'm somewhat puzzled as to why one of the
> > gaskets
> > > started leaking in the first place...)
> > >
> > Gross found a couple of these a while back at a yard that claimed they
> > were turbo 2-pc EMs.
> > If anyone needs one, I might be able to find the place in my archives.
> > Later,
> > Graydon D. Stuckey
> > No Audis! :-(
> > Yet! :-)
Graydon D. Stuckey
No Audis! :-(