[Vwdiesel] Audi engine for sale - $600 (Sutherlin, Oregon)
Tony and Lillie
tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net
Thu Jun 26 05:58:10 PDT 2008
The starter actually bolts to the bellhousing of the trans, but that's not
all that hard, either. Yest, that is definately one check to do. Probably
the most telling you can do from afar.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bryan Belman" <dieselwesty at yahoo.com>
To: <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 26, 2008 5:10 AM
Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Audi engine for sale - $600 (Sutherlin, Oregon)
> Chris, I did this with my 79 Audi that had 225K on it when I got the car.
> I put a motor in from a junkyard that only had 40K on it, right.....
> I paid $700 for it back in 85, that was a log of money. It had low
> compression, I went back to the junkyard with the compression test reading
> I paid an Audi dealer to do (I know little about cars back then) and got
> $300 back after much bitching.
> If it is more then a few hundred, DON'T buy it unless you see compression
> test readings and you trust the readings. Not that hard to get a starter
> bolted to the block and crank her over I think.
> Bryan Belman, Pt Pleasant, NJ
> 04 Jetta Wagon TDI PD, 100hp, 5sp -- running :)
> 82 Diesel Westy 1.9NA -- running :)
> 92 Jetta 1.6 Eco-Turbo Diesel -- running :)
> 70 Type 1 stock Beetle -- Not running :(
> --- On Thu, 6/26/08, Chris Jude <vegbenz300 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From: Chris Jude <vegbenz300 at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Audi engine for sale - $600 (Sutherlin, Oregon)
>> To: vwdiesel at vwfans.com
>> Date: Thursday, June 26, 2008, 2:35 AM
>> I found this craigslist post for an engine for my 5000.
>> it's about 350
>> miles away, which isn't bad, but does anyone know of a
>> good method to ship
>> one of these from a small town near i-5?
>> also, what can i do to check the quality of a removed
>> engine before buying
>> seattle wa
>> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 5:42 AM,
>> <vegbenz300 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > vegbenz300 at gmail.com has forwarded you this
>> craigslist.org posting.
>> > Please see below for more information.
>> > ------------------------------
>> > Audi engine for sale
>> <sale-732863715 at craigslist.org>Date: 2008-06-25,
>> > 7:27PM
>> > We have for sale a 1980 5-cyl. diesel Audi motor. Only
>> has 93,700 miles on
>> > it when pulled. Ran perfect. All new glow plugs. Email
>> or call
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