[ba] cracked oil pan on A4 2.8L
iin10ded at hotmail.com
Tue Jan 20 18:30:07 EST 2004
first of all you should NEVER EVER EVER take your car to an effing monkeyhut
speedy oil luber. i can think of at least 4 people off the top of my head
with stripped drain plugs, ancilliary damage, and most recently my brother
who's engine and transmission were filled with new juice but WERENT DRAINED
FIRST. yeah, that makes a big, smoky mess. this was about 2 hours into his
drive across country this past fall. fun.
i will defiantly shout out to the crew at german auto salvage [aka
wolfsport] in berkeley. those guys rock.
>From: robert weinberg <centaurus3200 at yahoo.com>
>To: biturbos4 at www.audifans.com
>CC: ba-group at www.audifans.com
>Subject: Re: [ba] cracked oil pan on A4 2.8L
>Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2004 14:55:41 -0800 (PST)
>thanks for the responses all. heather will get the oil
>pan back when she picks up the car tomorrow. this also
>ensure they aren't pocketing money and just changing a
>leaky gasket. i told her to just let it leak (my sho
>leaks more with it's worn gasket). she loves her car
>the shop is german auto service in alameda, cathey
>seem alright. lots of ferraris and porsches in there.
>i think they are more into older euro cars than modern
>machines. but, i've seen some TT 993 porsches in there
>from time to time. a boardmember recommended wolfsport
>in berkeley. we should try them next.
>great tip on seeing if it cracked near the drainplug.
>she usually goes to the chevron near our house for oil
>changes. who knows what they do to cars when you
>aren't looking ;-)
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