[200q20v] Re: Need a piston ASAP
knotnook at traverse.com
Thu Jan 11 19:45:32 EST 2001
Chris Semple? chris at force5auto.com I seem to recall from his website
recently he was parting a 5ktq
At 11:21 PM 01/10/2001 -0500, WARATAP at aol.com wrote:
>In a message dated 1/9/01 7:30:39 PM Eastern Standard Time,
>allangray at home.com writes:
>>I havn't contacted you before, but I've been enjoying my Audi, an '88 5ktq.
>>Unfortunately I melted a piston while racing on the highway, running about 2
>>bars, and using regular gas with an additive. I'm having some trouble
>>sourcing a used piston here in Calgary so I thought I'd drop you a line,
>>especially since the q-list seems to be down. Ideally, I'd like to get a
>>used piston with rod and rings attached, for a reasonable price, shipped
>>overnight. I believe pistons from any 5kt or 5ktq, years '86-'91 will fit my
>>car. Any help you can offer will be greatly appreciated.
>Can anyone help Al out? I don't happen to have a spare piston(or motor for
>BTW, Al, are you sure the block/cyl wall isn't scarred up? Usually, in
>situations like this, the head can warp as well --was there any head damage?
>Also, did you just up the boost without altering the fuel map? And regular
>unleaded @ 2 bars is a definite No-No.
>'91 200q20v with a few mods...
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