[V6-12v] Head Gasket Job Imminent

Tom Christiansen tomchr at gmail.com
Sat Jul 29 21:14:55 EDT 2006


I got my Bentley manual on eBay. I'm sure somebody will ship it to the
UK if you ask. Obviously, it covers the left hand steering version of
the car. I doubt the changes are major, but there are probably some.
But maybe that's an option for you. I seem to recall paying $60 or so
for the manual.


On 7/28/06, James Whitehouse <james_whitehouse1 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi All,
> It looks like my head gasket is seeping around the inner-V so I'll have to
> do the inevitable job soon. It's just oil so far and no obvious signs of an
> internal leak (no performance problems, oil or bubbles in expansion tank,
> etc.).
> I have a problem in that my Audi manual from Erwin has expired and they want
> a whopping £279 for 30 days use to reactivate it. The last time I subscribed
> two years ago, it was only £20 for a year so this has caught me out
> somewhat.
> I don't really want to go in blind and do a head gasket job. I know this
> engine fairly  well, but not that well! Does anyone have procedural diagrams
> available, or is there a site with such a thing? You can't get 'Bentley's'
> covering this model of car in the UK as far as I'm aware.
> Cheers,
> James
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