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