[V8] Fire Damage Repair

Joe.Griffith at akerkvaerner.com Joe.Griffith at akerkvaerner.com
Tue Mar 29 06:53:47 EST 2005

Hi, and thanks for all the replies

I'm not sure what you mean by Dizzy seals and VC gaskets?

Also, is there a way to get to the wiring without dropping the
transmission?  If not how hard and time consuming is it to drop?



> -----Original Message-----
> From: Tony and Lillie [mailto:tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net]
> Sent: Monday, March 28, 2005 10:10 PM
> To: Griffith, Joe KMEPIT
> Subject: Re: [V8] Fire Damage Repair
> Also, I'd have all the seals on the top of the engine replaced, as
this is
> probably what caused the fire. I repaired one with that exact same
> problem.
> Dizzy seals (four total)
> VC gaskets
> Also, check your breather hoses while you are in there. There are
three of
> them.
> Tony
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <Joe.Griffith at akerkvaerner.com>
> To: <v8 at audifans.com>
> Sent: Monday, March 28, 2005 1:08 PM
> Subject: [V8] Fire Damage Repair
> I had a small undercoating fire caused by the DS catalytic converter
> overheating on my 1990 V8.  The flames were on the DS above the
> transmission and came up the trans tunnel through engine compartment

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