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Re: cracked 2-piece manifold for MC...

In message <37D6408C.B7521182@poboxes.com> Gerard writes:

> > No more than the 1-piece.
> Ugh!
> > Definitely _NOT_.  John Robinson has a two-piece with part #1 cracked
> > almost all the way round.
> Crud! So basically there is no solution to solving this problem with the
> EM on the MC and the like. No point in shaving down and welding the
> 1-piece
> unit, no point in getting a used 2-piece and doing the same and to me it
> seems
> no point in coughing up the $800 for a new one then either.

I am slowly becoming _convinced_ that manifold cracking is largely
caused by failing motor mounts, especially the one directly under the

 Phil Payne
 UK Audi quattro Owners Club
 Phone: 0385 302803   Fax: 0870 0883933