[A8] A8 Front suspension torque specs

Mike Miller mikemilr at blackfoot.net
Tue Aug 11 18:44:01 PDT 2009

I give up - as a potential A8 owner, what is "elsawin"?

91 200q

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Cody Forbes 
Cc: speed at maxboostracing.com ; quattro at audifans.com ; a8 at audifans.com 
Sent: Tuesday, August 11, 2009 5:50 PM
Subject: Re: [A8] A8 Front suspension torque specs

Dammit, premature send! After writing all of that a lightbulb went on  
in my head reminding me that I have elsawin AND that it's actually  
usefull for this car! Sorry for the waste of bandwidth everybody :-(

-Cody (mobile)

On Aug 11, 2009, at 7:47 PM, Cody Forbes <cody at 5000tq.com> wrote:

> I'm really thinking it's about time to buy a Bentley for the A8q.
> Before diving in to the timing belt job I decided to put the car on  
> the lift and check for other serious money pits. In particular I had  
> noticed a very faint rattle/clunk in the right front corner that I  
> wanted to check out. Turns out it's time for a control arm party!  
> Right front wheel lower rear arm is amazingly bad, and I've already  
> got one to put on. Both right front upper arms are also slightly  
> loose. Left front wheel upper rear is the only one on that side.  
> Then it's also got a bad CV boot on each front axle.
> So what I'm after are torque specs for the following:
> All 4 control arms on both sides and both ends of each arm.
> -Cody (mobile)
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