[urq] Engine-Trans install saga [Sick Feeling - Engine not engaging trans.]

Stephen Redford shr42 at msn.com
Wed Mar 21 21:55:58 EDT 2007

----------  Nice post Huw.  Nice Pics.  There is enough room to put a Front Mount Intercooler in after the engine is reinstalled and before the, body is bolted back together....  :))      ...Stephen Redford  '85Urq with front mount IC.   

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Huw Powell<mailto:audi at humanspeakers.com> 
  To: Ben Swann<mailto:benswann at comcast.net> 
  Cc: urq at audifans.com<mailto:urq at audifans.com> ; quattro at audifans.com<mailto:quattro at audifans.com> 
  Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2007 4:33 PM
  Subject: Re: [urq] Engine-Trans install saga [Sick Feeling - Engine not engaging trans.]

  > Despite that I checked engine/clutch/trans engagement  prior to installation
  > and then installed engine and trans as a unit, the throwout/release bearing
  > was forced forward and slipped down off the sleeve and would not retract. 


  > Since it all needs to come back out, now is the time to revisit the
  > possibility of reworking the front members. Has anyone done this conversion -
  > removable front using later crossemembers and allow for larger intercooler
  > fitment?   Other possibilities?

  This is only "half" a solution:


  And I think Marc Swanson may have done something fancier to his old 4kqt 
  back in the day, but I can never find his photo archives when I search 
  for them.  I fact, I'm sure he did.

  Huw Powell


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