200q20v Digest, Vol 15, Issue 10

Ben Klumper bklumper at mdbworld.com
Sun Jan 23 15:43:47 EST 2005

I can confirm that the urS4 baffle will work with the 3B baffle in place. 
However, the 3B baffle is not necessary if you are installing the windage 
tray. At one point I had them both installed but removed the 3B baffle after 
I thought it was causing my oil to froth (not the case, but that's another 


  > Message: 11
> Date: Sun, 23 Jan 2005 11:03:38 -0700
> From: "DeWitt Harrison" <six-rs at comcast.net>
> Subject: windage tray in oil sump
> To: "Audi_91_20V" <200q20v at audifans.com>
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> Having a 10V, I normally hang out on the q-list. But I do periodic
> upgrades to the ol' 5ktq during which I sometimes bump up
> against 20 valve-ness. This is one of those times.
> I'm in process of converting from the MC style steel oil
> pan to the 3B cast aluminum sump to take advantage of
> the cast-in oil baffle fins for better oil control during
> cornering and braking. I'm also adding the ur-S4/S6
> windage tray. By the way, according to a previously
> archived email on the topic, the ur-S4/S6 sump will not
> clear the Type 44 subframe as in "Ask me how I know."
> It's finally dawned on me that the details of the oil pick-up
> tube are different and also that the 3B sump setup
> already includes a bolt-in baffle plate (which I failed to
> order). Interestingly, the p/n of the S4 windage tray
> is the same as the 3B plate except for a revision "A"
> suffix. Anyway, have any of you 3Bers added the S4
> tray and was it compatible with the original baffle
> plate? It kinda looks like it should be since the plate
> appears to sit well down in the sump.
> Any windage tray btdt or any thoughts on sump oil control
> for the 3B motor in general? Anything I ought to consider?
> All input appreciated. (Apologies if I don't acknowledge
> replies immediately; I'll be away for a bit.)
> Best regards,
> DeWitt Harrison
> '88 5kcstq
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