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    November 14th, 2018, 11:40 AM
    kermac replied to a thread A8 rotors for A4?? in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    I found out "offset" is the distance between the inner side of the disc and the top of the hat/bell, not merely the height of the hat as I earlier...
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    November 13th, 2018, 11:52 PM
    rockersteady replied to a thread new found love in ignore80, 90, 100
    An engineless 1990 90Q Has arrived- its much better shape than i expected, paint is intact (save the roof and bootlid, which needs new clear) ...
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  • kermac's Avatar
    November 13th, 2018, 12:10 PM
    Too right Alister! I assumed that a big name like KW would have service facilities in most major cities. The SHS "specially valved for...
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    November 13th, 2018, 11:59 AM
    kermac replied to a thread A8 rotors for A4?? in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    What I forgot to mention Chris was that I wrote down the part numbers I found on the ecs website yesterday for the Zimmermann rotors, the Meyle...
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    November 13th, 2018, 11:39 AM
    kermac replied to a thread A8 rotors for A4?? in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    The other thought I've had is that it should be safe to have slightly MORE offset as this will move the wheel away from the caliper. Of course, too...
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    November 13th, 2018, 11:24 AM
    kermac replied to a thread A8 rotors for A4?? in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Yeah - that's the number I came up with too! However, if the local supplier has more than one model on his shelf, with different offsets, he will...
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  • kermac's Avatar
    November 13th, 2018, 11:21 AM
    I've finally given up on my KW V1s supplied a couple of years ago for my Mk 1 TT by HPA motorsports in Canada. Marketed as their SHS coilover, here...
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  • kermac's Avatar
    November 13th, 2018, 11:16 AM
    I've finally given up on my KW V1s supplied a couple of years ago by HPA motorsports in Canada. Marketed as their SHS coilover, here is their latest...
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    November 13th, 2018, 10:28 AM
    kermac replied to a thread A8 rotors for A4?? in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Thanks Chris! I've located a pair of 312 x 25 rotors on the shelf just down the street. However, what I don't know is the rotor offset (which I...
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    November 12th, 2018, 10:22 AM
    kermac started a thread A8 rotors for A4?? in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Hi all I had a pair of A8 rotors fitted to the front of my 2000 (b5) 1.8 TQ many years ago. From memory, these measured 312mm diameter. They...
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    October 30th, 2018, 09:02 AM
    Nice write-up, thanks!
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    October 19th, 2018, 08:58 AM
    Sorry for getting your hopes up! I know the S3 has 1 flap as opposed to the RS3 which has 2 but there's room for 2 flaps in the module but I guess...
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    October 18th, 2018, 07:58 PM
    rockersteady replied to a thread 1.8t e85 in ignore Car Parts
    all bosch injectors are e85 capable with no issues. Ive run countless EV1, EV6 and EV14 injectors with e85 no issues on the B5 and B6 1.8T- most of...
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  • Mitch's Avatar
    October 18th, 2018, 02:08 PM
    Why don't you just code them open: Keep exhaust flaps open at all times = 01 - Engine > Coding > Long Coding > Byte 9 > Bit 2 = Untick
    33 replies | 2385 view(s)
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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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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

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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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