[A4] RE: 1999 A4 2.8 quattro buyer's tips... [update]

Stephen Kormilo stephen at kormilo.ca
Sun Feb 1 23:53:26 EST 2004

At 02:03 PM 01/02/04 -0700, Jeffrey Goggin wrote:

>As some of on this list already know, I decided not to buy the '99.5 2.8q
>with the tip tranny that I originally asked about.  Upon closer inspection,


>Maintenance-wise, the control arms appear to be in good shape (no noise, no
>noticeable free play), but I'll need to replace the timing belt, etc. in the
>next few months.  Are there any special tools required or any BTDTs that I
>should know before I tackle this job?  I think the logical time to do it
>will be when I install the new turbo, etc. and while I'll have purchased a
>Bentley for it by then, I'd appreciate a heads-up on what's involved so I
>can plan accordingly.

There are a couple of what appear to be comprehensive descriptions of 1.8T 
Timing Belt changes in the AudiWorld Tech section:


more snippage....

Stephen Kormilo
Winnipeg, MB

Silver 2002 Audi A4 3.0QM
Now departed:   Silver '98.5 Audi A4 2.8QM
                            Black '85 Mazda Rx7 GSL-SE

email: skormilo at rrc.mb.ca
           stephen at kormilo.ca

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