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    Today, 10:35 AM
    rockersteady replied to a thread AJL motor wanted in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Ok, I see. Not saying this is gospel but this is what I see will be major differences, AC compressor is on passenger side (vs driver side on AJL) -...
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    Today, 10:19 AM
    DirkOz replied to a thread AJL motor wanted in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Thanks & hope it isn't too $$$$ Sent from my ASUS_Z00AD using Tapatalk
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    Today, 07:46 AM
    DirkOz replied to a thread Vehicle Pickup Register in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    My bother in law flew West from East coast and drove back a Toyota E22 bus a while ago. May not be relevant, but I'll see if he did some costing...
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    January 22nd, 2018, 05:54 PM
    rockersteady replied to a thread AJL motor wanted in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Hi Swarz, Have you had advise (or done a bunch of research?) on what you need to do? I am just saying this because I presume you know the blocks...
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    January 20th, 2018, 09:40 PM
    DirkOz replied to a thread ECS B5 Rear Diff Mount in ignore Car Parts
    I have a spare old original which has cracked rubber inside. Anyone tried a successful refurbishment by cutting out the old rubber and redoing using...
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    January 20th, 2018, 09:32 PM
    Sorry I posted and then saw it posted by Matt Panta
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    January 20th, 2018, 12:32 PM
    DirkOz replied to a thread AJL motor wanted in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Location? Good, so can possibly go local.
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    January 18th, 2018, 08:54 PM
    2002 https://www.pickles.com.au/damaged-salvage/item/-/details/CP-09-02--Audi--A4--Sedan/252499512
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    January 18th, 2018, 07:02 PM
    DirkOz replied to a thread FS Pickles Audi S3 in ignore Ebay etc
    Must have been sold. Sent from my ASUS_Z00AD using Tapatalk
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    January 18th, 2018, 11:29 AM
    DirkOz replied to a thread Hey Guys in ignoreNoob Section
    Could you send a link to what Auction site the wreck might appear on? Maybe post some history of your car too. Might be a good pick-up for parts. ...
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    January 17th, 2018, 09:43 PM
    DirkOz replied to a thread Vehicle Pickup Register in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    I suppose all you can do is ask if they can store securely for a few days. The Tow I use in Canberra parks his truck at home and has a storage yard...
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    January 17th, 2018, 08:20 PM
    Here's a link to JiamParts Turbo Catalogue:- I think they probably have updated this, so contact for the latest catalogue:-...
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    January 17th, 2018, 06:39 PM
    DirkOz replied to a thread Vehicle Pickup Register in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Great idea. Happy to pick up and hold, if anyone wants in Canberra or Queanbeyan, as long as it drives, has Rego, insurance and the seller agrees....
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    January 15th, 2018, 09:35 PM
    DirkOz replied to a thread FS Pickles Audi S3 in ignore Ebay etc
    Photo looks like a big tree branch fell on it. Hitting back of a truck will have lots of scratches and scrapes. Pic of engine bay has leaves in it...
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    January 15th, 2018, 07:50 PM
    I bought this recirculating 25mm BOV on Alibaba. Not fitted yet though. Nice finish and smooth action balanced spring. Looks very similar to GFB....
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    January 15th, 2018, 06:54 PM
    DirkOz started a thread FS Pickles Audi S3 in ignore Ebay etc
    SOLD Anyone need parts! Located Milperra Statutory Write-off....
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    January 15th, 2018, 07:46 AM
    DirkOz replied to a thread A4 B5 AEB missfire in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    That's such a quirky thing to happen, Ed. Hope the new intake gasket fixes the problem. Smoke test next. Sent from my ASUS_Z00AD using Tapatalk
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  • rockersteady's Avatar
    January 14th, 2018, 02:39 PM
    Nothing in the intake manifold stopping a valve closing? I pulled my hair out chasing a random missfire once- turned out to be a tiny single use hose...
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    January 14th, 2018, 11:07 AM
    Hi Marty, yes cable throttle- throttles have not been selected yet. Im looking for a set 36- 38mm Non of the torque based tuning- the...
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    January 13th, 2018, 11:30 PM
    Hi Mike, ill make it work. Maf is all i need, and no map. TPS will be used to tip in fuel and tell n75 how much boost to make. Thanks for the tip...
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    January 12th, 2018, 02:22 PM
    Ive placed the order for an EFR8374, twinscroll, .92 rear with internal wastegate, its advertised as capable of pretty hi output 800hp. Initially...
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    January 12th, 2018, 01:58 PM
    Thanks Khoa, I most enjoy driving my street B5's when there is way too much water on the road- something about high octane fueling, hi boost...
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    January 12th, 2018, 10:14 AM
    Thank you so much. PM'd Crazy thing...the primary fan is working now. When I pulled up after 30km today, it was operating.
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    January 11th, 2018, 07:06 PM
    Audi A3 8L 1.8T Primary thermo-fan is not operating. A/C fan comes on when A/C is turned on. Dash temp gauge not reading except when idling, then...
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    January 11th, 2018, 06:52 PM
    DirkOz replied to a thread Audi in the ACT in ignoreNSW & ACT
    Count me in for meet at Ona. Enjoyed the last meet at Sutton. A3 8L 1.8T Sent from my ASUS_Z00AD using Tapatalk
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    January 9th, 2018, 10:09 PM
    youd be better off finding another thread to clutter, for the love of the b5- its not about beating others, its about giving joy to those who...
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    January 6th, 2018, 06:31 PM
    Going to build a track car, got a ton of parts lying built engines/ gear boxes fuel pumps ...around and a few cars not being used too. Just about...
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    January 6th, 2018, 06:20 PM
    Wanted to buy,- found one, no longer required factory turbo intake pipe -TIP off an Mk1 TT180 TT225 or S3 8L Sydney- Blue Mountains thanks...
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    January 2nd, 2018, 10:50 PM
    DirkOz replied to a thread A4 B5 AEB missfire in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Here's a YouTube on finding vac leak using brake cleaner and your obd2 app on your smartphone:- https://youtu.be/UckuWapeeps Remember brake cleaner...
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About DirkOz
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Completed Build Project: A4 B5 Quattro 110 Kw 1.8T AEB 1996
Current Project: A4 Quattro 132 Kw 1.8T B5 2001
Daily Driver: A3 1.8T 1999
A couple more A4 B5 Basket Cases, I'm repairing and will offer up for sale.
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Belconnen, Canberra ACT
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All things mechanical
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FS Audi Quattro A4 1.8 litre 5 Speed Manual Turbo Sedan with Sunroof $4350

by DirkOz on March 31st, 2015 at 11:07 AM
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1995 Only done 296,500km

PRICE DROP $4350

FOR PEACE OF MIND I understand the worry of Interstate buyers, so I am willing to have an independent pre-purchase inspection done.
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New from Canberra, A4 B5 1.8T Quattro Resurection: bringing it back from nearly dead.

by DirkOz on December 31st, 2014 at 11:45 PM
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Bought the car recently from a used car dealer. I knew it had some issues which needed to be fixed: I'll post them in a build thread. Here are some pics of some of the issues:
From Left: Piston top with luckily no serious damage, broken Valve stem, Power steering Pump, Turbo actuator worn out, alternator bearing shot, Turbo bypass valve with worn shaft and no pre-load on actuator, new turbine housing coming from China.

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