[V8] Dirt and Dirt
i.rautenberg at waratap.com
Wed Jun 28 13:05:16 EDT 2006
Nope. As a matter of fact, I don't think I ever had to replace a CV
Boot on that V8 for the 140k+ miles I drove it :-)
Did have to replace the left rear wheel bearing after someone (not
me) dropped a wheel (off the tarmac) at the Pueblo Motorsports Track
that week. I believe you were there, Ed. Man, that thing howled all
the way back to Michigan.
On Jun 28, 2006, at 12:56 PM, Ed Kellock wrote:
> Ask Ingo if he tore anything on his Papyrus V8 that day...
> about 2/3 of the way down the page.
> I don't think there's anything specific to Audis or V8s relative to
> roads and torn cv's. I've taken all mine up Pike's Peak numerous
> times and
> driven dirt roads whenever I felt like it or needed to, even one
> nasty one. I think it's all about wheel placement and speed. If
> boots are a bit higher up in the car than other things. Unless you
> down on something or flip something up into one, you're more likely to
> scrape hard metal than tear a cv boot.
> On 6/28/06, Greg Furstenwerth <slicerdicer at comcast.net> wrote:
>> I asked in a different topic about it guess I should have just
>> created a
>> new topic.
>> Anyway I am wondering what the problems can be of driving the V8 on a
>> dirt road I tend to say off of them. I was told by a friend that
>> on dirt roads can damage them pretty good in regards to the
>> cvboots. He
>> tore his on a S6 and was going really slow. Please advise on any
>> btdt of
>> damage and if not what you have done please. There is some pretty
>> dirt roads around here that go to the river I would like to take my
>> puppies to but am afraid :)
>> 93 V8Q, North Bend WA
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