Timing Belt Replacement

Ingo D. Rautenberg ingo at waratap.com
Fri Aug 2 14:55:06 EDT 2002

Ah, I guess you haven't tried Huw Powell's trick, eh?


And then just bolt it all right up when you're done!



'91 200q20v...Slightly modified
'83 Urquattro
('90 v8q RIP)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kneale Brownson" <knotnook at traverse.com>
To: "George Sidman" <sidman at montereynet.net>; <200q20v at audifans.com>
Sent: Friday, August 02, 2002 1:09 PM
Subject: Re: Timing Belt Replacement

> --
> At 08:56 AM 08/02/2002 -0700, George Sidman wrote:
> >Don't forget the front seal - along with the belt, WP, and idler. It
> >is easy to replace; just dig it out with a small screwdriver. Note the
> >way it went in so you don't install the new one backwards.
> Note that while you're "digging" you don't want to scratch the crankshaft
> or the oil pump housing the seal slides into.  I extracted the one in a
> recently (same seal, I think) with great difficulty using holes drilled
> into the metal part of the seal and sheet metal screws with large fender
> washers on them for prying a little here, a little there, etc., until it
> slid.  I tried #10 screws first and they ripped out of the holes, so I
> tried #12's and they held until the seal's grip let loose.  On a 4k, you
> can't take off the front of the car like you can on a 200q20v.
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