[Biturbos4] Time for timing belt... what else?
docwyte at comcast.net
Mon Oct 22 06:01:11 PDT 2007
The RS4 oil cooler kit is grossly overpriced. Get either the Avalon kit
or the Matrix kit instead.
Chris Newbold wrote:
> I'm just rolling up on 80k miles on the S4 and am starting to collect
> the parts for a timing belt job. To amortize the labor cost, I'm going
> to take the shot-gun approach and replace all the wear items around
> the front of the motor. Here's what I'm looking at so far:
> o timing belt
> o all timing belt tensioners/idler rollers
> o water pump
> o thermostat
> o serpentine accessory drive belt
> o all serpentine tensioners/idler rollers
> o all associated bolts, gaskets, fluids, etc.
> So what am I missing? If this was your car, what else would you replace?
> I'm going to take the opportunity to make a few gratuitous
> improvements, too. I'll probably replace all the rubber bits in the
> intake system with a silicone hose set, and perhaps I'll spring for an
> RS4 oil cooler kit....
> 2001.5 S4 Avant 6spd
> 2004 allroad 2.7T
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