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  • quattro5v's Avatar
    January 13th, 2018, 02:58 PM
    Is the ME3.x even capable of using a modified/custom ITB TPS setup Ed? Can you write that in to the MAP? I'm all for thinking outside of the...
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    January 6th, 2018, 06:12 PM
    kermac replied to a thread Overheating in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    I haven't replaced it but it has been replaced within the past 2-3 years (ie 20-30,000 km). From the logs, it looks as if it's performing OK - flow...
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    January 4th, 2018, 11:25 AM
    Well said, SB5! But it sounds as if Matt-Matt is veering towards a straight replacement... The factors I'd be considering are whether you...
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    January 4th, 2018, 01:00 AM
    If I could add my two cents' worth here - you can do anything you want up to roughly doubling your original factory power output with the stock...
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    January 4th, 2018, 12:34 AM
    kermac replied to a thread Overheating in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    G'day Marty! At the time the head gasket blew, there was no difference hot or cold. No problem hot or cold starting, nice even idle. Since the...
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    January 4th, 2018, 12:05 AM
    kermac replied to a thread Overheating in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Hi Mikey!! No loss of coolant, no bibbles sorry bubbles
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    December 31st, 2017, 11:13 AM
    quattro5v replied to a thread Overheating in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Kezz - are you losing any coolant? Any bubbles in the overflow/header tank?
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    December 30th, 2017, 07:00 PM
    kermac replied to a thread Overheating in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Thanks again Tony. It's a shame I can't go back to the workshop and find out what sort of pump/impeller they fitted. I doubt they'd remember by now...
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    December 30th, 2017, 03:09 PM
    kermac replied to a thread Overheating in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    TT is the same in this respect. I think the factory sells only the plastic type which is of course prone to breaking up over time. I believe this...
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    December 29th, 2017, 11:14 AM
    kermac replied to a thread Overheating in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    For me too Tony! I wonder if the old impeller broke up - which would have led to overheating before the gasket failed, but hard to see that is would...
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    December 29th, 2017, 12:17 AM
    kermac replied to a thread Overheating in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Thanks SK67. Appreciate your input, but I think I prefer the approach of getting the easy things out of the way by a process of elimination before...
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    December 28th, 2017, 08:35 PM
    kermac replied to a thread Overheating in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Thanks for your thoughts Tony. Unfortunately, the last cylinder head I lifted was in a Cooper S circa 1967, so even if I had the facilities and the...
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    December 28th, 2017, 03:56 PM
    kermac started a thread Overheating in ignoreA4, S4, RS4
    Merry Christmas all!:drinks: This is a post about my Mk 1 TT - wrong forum but I rarely get any responses on the TT forum and the principles are...
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The new baby: MY01 TT quattro 225 Roadster, BAM motor. QMS flash. HPA Coilovers. Gauges by FIS-Control.
Back on the road: MY00 A4tqm - GP Series with GTRS and a few bits and bobs. Now running smoothly with Drewe's low-mileage motor (a spritely 180K km). Zeitronix monitors the Heat Demons
Gone and almost forgotten: MY01 allroad - 2.7TT 6-speed, dual-range manual, GIAC St I. Beautiful motor and box, untameable handling ***SOLD***
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