Probable headgasket failure
Ingo D. Rautenberg
ingo at waratap.com
Wed Sep 4 14:53:00 EDT 2002
One thing, though. What updated gasket/kit are you talking about? Did you
source yours from Audi or?
----- Original Message -----
From: <Djdawson2 at aol.com>
To: <ingo at waratap.com>; <200q20v at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, September 03, 2002 11:49 PM
Subject: Re: Probable headgasket failure
> I just did mine a month ago. I'd bet that if you just did a straight swap
> (remove, clean/inspect, reinstall w/new pump and belt) you could probably
> it in the 8 to 12hr range. The engine mount swap (after the head is off)
> adds very little time, maybe a half hour max. Personally, I'd seriously
> consider changing all the exhaust studs while you're at it.
> I put about 25hrs in mine, but that included bead blasting the valve
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