3B and AAN oil pan incompatibility

Mihnea Cotet mik at info.fundp.ac.be
Fri Mar 29 18:46:00 EST 2002

At 11:20 29/03/2002 -0600, Steve Crosbie wrote:
>    Was just at my local Audi tuner who is putting a 3B in 4000 - and
>guess what? ... he has added AAN windage tray in the 3B using two
>gaskets.  He said (as others have stated), you just remove the oil pick
>up first and then re-install after adding the windage tray.  I don't
>know what either looks like, and as I pushed him for more information.,
>Chris, the mechanic, said he had more trouble brushing his teeth this
>morning than installing the tray.  I guess it is easier to show someone
>how to brush your teeth than try to explain it.

Interesting fact to know as I'll be installing a 3B engine in my '85 coupe
quattro that has the same drivetrain as the 4kq. Isn't the 7A windage tray
good on the 3B? I thought the 3B already had one, so...if anyone has
interesting information to share about such a conversion, please do share it!


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