[ba] cracked oil pan on A4 2.8L

robert weinberg centaurus3200 at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 20 18:44:57 EST 2004


tell me about it!

she's creature of habit though. her last job involved
driving from the oakland to calistoga everyday! no
decent shops were open on the weekend, so she sufficed
with the gas station.

see ya,

--- no1of consequence <iin10ded at hotmail.com> wrote:
> 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.
> later,
> jim
> >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
> >though.
> >
> >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 ;-)
> >
> >see ya,
> >Robby
> >
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