Parking on an incline
daveglu at hotmail.com
Thu Dec 19 10:29:55 EST 2002
I would argue that it shouldn't make a difference as the oil pump shouldn't
loose prime, but since the pump is on the front of the engine it will have
to lift the oil less if the nose is down.
> Nose up. Pickup is in rear of pan which is also the deeper part of pan.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Christopher Gharibo" <cgharibo at usa.net>
> To: "*Quattro List" <quattro at audifans.com>; "20V List"
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> Sent: Sunday, December 15, 2002 5:24 PM
> Subject: Parking on an incline
> > I have recently relocated to an area where I have to park '91 20V Coupe
> > steep 35-40 degree incline. There is some valve clatter when I start the
> > up that persists longer than usual.
> > Therefore, I was wondering, for those that know the anatomy of the
> > pan/pump, etc, as to whether if it is better to park the car with nose
> down or
> > nose up to provide the best lubrication on start up.
> > Or does it matter at all?
> > Thanks,
> > Chris
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