[V8] back on the road: sounds from the engine bay

Tim Hollister grey_wolf_x at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 23 20:10:16 EDT 2006

don't tempt me like that.... I wouldn't mind a 4.2 in the 90... how much?

--- Carter Johnson <carterjohnson3 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> My V8 sounds like 1) a diesel at idle - lots of valvetrain slop, I always assumed, and 2) a Ford
> with a bad steering pump, which the high pitch whine seems to be coming from somewhere in the
> front of the motor.  I figured when I had the motor out, before it went back in I would do a
> major overhaul.  Then that has me thinking - perhaps I should just wait for a lower mile A8
> motor :-(
>   Anyone want a more or less complete 4.2?
>   Carter
> W. Carter Johnson
> SileStone/Counterfitt of RI
> 401-573-2399
> Too many Audis:
> 1986 Coupe GT
> 1985 Coupe GT
> 1993 V8 Quattro
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