alright last question - ticking lifters?
centaurus3200 at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 12 11:24:46 PDT 2008
naw, the 200q20v is a much better car than the SHO. i refer to the SHO as it's my only reference for the last 10 years. so, i'm better at seeing how the audi works in relation to what i do know, the SHO.
--- On Sat, 7/12/08, Bernie Benz <b.benz at charter.net> wrote:
> From: Bernie Benz <b.benz at charter.net>
> Subject: Re: alright last question - ticking lifters?
> To: centaurus3200 at yahoo.com
> Cc: "200q20V mailing list" <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Date: Saturday, July 12, 2008, 11:20 AM
> My patience is wearing thin, not withyour Audi Qs, but with
> having to
> read the volumes about your SHO. Maybe you should dump the
> 200 go
> back to your true love!
> Do add a bottle of hydraulic lifter silencing snake oil to
> the engine
> Also, buy 2 bottles of engine seal restorer, one added to
> the engine
> oil and half of the other each in the tranny and rear diff.
> you’ll never have to replace a rotaary shaft seal.
> On Jul 12, 2008, at 10:44 AM, robert weinberg wrote:
> > thanks for everyone's patience with me. i'm
> new to the audi game
> > and have lots of questions.
> > didn't notice what seems to be ticking coming from
> the top of the
> > engine when i bought the car. but can hear it now.
> seems weird that
> > the lifters would be ticking with only 114k on the
> clock. they are
> > hydraulic, correct? i could just reshim the solid
> lifters on my SHO.
> > i don't think it's an exhaust leak.
> > it's not super loud or anything. car still idles
> smooth, never
> > misses a beat and hauls ass.
> > i assume i can leave it for now and deal with it at
> another time.
> > someone on the 034 forum said something about using
> marvel mystery
> > oil?
> > Robby
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