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    December 9th, 2018, 11:26 AM
    rockersteady replied to a thread new found love in ignore80, 90, 100
    It looks like K-jetronic, did some quick research on how it all works, fairly straight forward, devised some tests for Monday, need to get it going...
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    December 7th, 2018, 09:56 PM
    rockersteady replied to a thread new found love in ignore80, 90, 100
    Treated myself, and bought a new car. hang on , hang on- build plate says 1990? Dumped the old fuel- left the oil in it- looks fresh...
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    December 7th, 2018, 09:37 PM
    rockersteady replied to a thread Engine Fault in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    thats lean missfire. not enough fuel (o2 is working or it wouldnt know this). big vac leak on manifold will do this, - but will also cause rich...
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    November 27th, 2018, 04:32 PM
    Normal for the OEM rotors to be replaced the same time as the pads. As the other poster said - go with EBC and maybe DBA rotors. I've had good...
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    November 25th, 2018, 06:22 PM
    rockersteady replied to a thread new found love in ignore80, 90, 100
    Its not even at my place, Its still in Launching place, I was going down to trailer it up to Sydney this week, but I dont have enough time, so its to...
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    November 19th, 2018, 10:53 PM
    probably cant just put the cat section in a test pipe- its a really odd space for a cat, with the different angles and all. not saying it cant be...
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    November 16th, 2018, 09:05 PM
    rockersteady replied to a thread new found love in ignore80, 90, 100
    if you asked the wife the answer would be a resounding YES... unfortunately, I cant remember her contact details right now,
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About DirkOz

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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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