[urq] WX/KH Turbo oil feed hose
Steven.Buchholz at kla-tencor.com
Tue Sep 5 20:51:53 EDT 2006
... look at the positive side Louis-Alain ... better this happened in the garage with you watching than out on the road!
I don't have an answer about compatibility with the KH ... but that's the only place you would have to look ... all the other engines have the WC turbo housing. Given what we all know about Audi's support for old models I don't know that I'd give the dealer the pleasure ... I'd take the assembly to a hose shop to see if they couldn't attach standard fittings to the factory ends ... I suspect it will be easily possible to re-use the ends to have standard fittings attached.
San José, CA (USA)
> Sometimes, I hate myself...
> Then, when I look at the #1 IM bolts, there was one missing from the
> IM... musta forgot it when I did the head job 2 years ago... I have some
> in the bolt bin, the correct socket-head M8x65 that goes there. But the
> oil pipe is in the way, so I probably broke it when I pushed the bolt in
> the IM. The car started fine, idle was high so there was an air leak at
> the IM/head interface, so just the time to grab the duty-cycle meter and
> the horror struck me, in the form of a huge oil puddle... Oh well.
> Now, a few questions:
> Anyone knows the price of this OEM part, (035 145 771B)?
> Anyone has an old one lying around ? It is the same one as the KH
> engine, 84-88 5KT non-q.
> Is there a way of creating one from standard parts from a good hose
> Can I run the engine without it ? (it's a joke... :-))
> Wish me good luck, I am heading out to remove it from the car. Maybe
> after removing the airbox I will be able to re-torque the other EM
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