Better News on the I5 woe front KV engine, longish

Iain Atkinson iain.atkinson at
Fri Jul 6 00:01:34 EDT 2001


you may be right, i really don't know why Audi didn't do it on these cars i
was looking at a type 89 today and it just makes so much sense. Wife on the
other hand isn't keen at all on me doing, going on about ridigty and
insurance yadda, yadda, yadda............


-----Original Message-----
From: Marc Swanson [mailto:marcswanson at]
Sent: 05 July 2001 22:39
To: Iain Atkinson
Subject: Re: Better News on the I5 woe front KV engine, longish

> How the hell do i drill and tap with the engine now in car (it's in a
> Q 85 for those that dont know). I am thinking about looking at unbolting
> the engine and trannie mounts and pulling it
> the whole assembly up with my engine hoist to allow the drill and tap
> procedure, any thoughts anyone would be appreciated.

This sounds like a REALLY good time to think about Huw's unboltable core
support mod.  did it to my 4ktq and I'm very sorry I didn't do it when I was
installing the engine.



87 4ktq
88 90q

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