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    I remember being told by the local dealer that...

    I remember being told by the local dealer that only 29 were brought across in total. If there's more than that registered, maybe the additional are private imports? I remember seeing a Misano Red one...
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    A bit of oil consumption is quite common with...

    A bit of oil consumption is quite common with 3.0T engines. Not huge amounts like the 2.0T. Mine will use either 1L every 3000ish km if I'm driving it fairly hard, or zero if I'm doing long highway...
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    Can always look at the C6 A6 3.0T if you're after...

    Can always look at the C6 A6 3.0T if you're after a 3.0T but with a torque converter auto. The auto in the A6 3.0T is a ZF 6HP19A. I have the 6HP26 in my Range Rover, which I drive like it's stolen,...
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    Would be interested to see how you go with the...

    Would be interested to see how you go with the EPL Stage 2+ tune. I have been looking at the Unitronic Stage 2+ tune for my C6 A6 3.0T. They are running a ZF 6HP auto so a bit different to your A7,...
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    $30k for a new transmission... sounds like...

    $30k for a new transmission... sounds like Solitaire alright! RS6 has a ZF 6HP26 which are a bit under $5k from ZF new. $6-7k installed depending on the car. Solitaire are honestly the most...
  6. Bump + price update

    Bump + price update
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    This thread is ridiculous and the issues OP has...

    This thread is ridiculous and the issues OP has had with his Audi seem pretty damn minor.. And 117K wow!! My work's Toyota Hilux D4D had already blown an engine by that time!! This was after...
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    I have a 2011 C6 3.0T. The engine itself is...

    I have a 2011 C6 3.0T. The engine itself is pretty reliable. Main things to worry about are water pump and thermostat jamming closed. Depending on what km you're looking it, that may already have...
  9. Thread: 220K kms and boof

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    Don't hear too many of these blowing the bottom...

    Don't hear too many of these blowing the bottom end...

    I've had two AJL 1.8Ts, both with over 370k, both still going great... the one my ex used to drive around was even run out of oil a few times...
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    Would definitely start with reading the fault...

    Would definitely start with reading the fault codes.

    E clutch controls gears 4,5,6 so sounds like you might have a fault with that or the solenoid in the mechatronic that controls it.

    Check...
  11. Cheers mate!

    Cheers mate!
  12. FS: 8D0 907 558DA ECU loaded with APR Stage 1 programme - * suits 99.5+ B5 A4 1.8TQ *

    Hi guys,
    I'm getting my 01 A4 TQ ready for sale so I'm looking at selling this chipped ECU.

    Part no. 8D0 907 558DA - suits AJL engined B5 A4's, ie 99.5 - 01 year models.

    It's loaded with a...
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    I have seen that at Frewville Foodland before and...

    I have seen that at Frewville Foodland before and a handful of other times. Only b5 RS4 I've seen here in SA. Beautiful car! Very envious!
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    I used to get about 500km to a tank with K03s on...

    I used to get about 500km to a tank with K03s on my S4. With K04's I got about 500km to a tank. I might get to 450km if I was really hammering it everywhere. I never once saw 350km.... you guys must...
  15. Thread: B5 S4 engine out

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    The only extra work fitting the k04's is the...

    The only extra work fitting the k04's is the inlet pipes. Otherwise the job is the same and the k04s are a straight bolt on. They run fine on the stock tune or a stage 1 tune until you decide to...
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    Smit, are you talking about a Merc 55AMG? My...

    Smit, are you talking about a Merc 55AMG? My brother has a CLK55, it's a hoot to drive and very fast once it hooks up - if it could put its power down it'd be about 4.5 sec to 100, but since it...
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    Thanks for the responses guys, I figured it out -...

    Thanks for the responses guys, I figured it out - the Bentley manual asks for the cam pulley to be installed with the thin rib and timing marks facing outward. I observed that there was a timing mark...
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    Photos: Cam sprocket set at TDC. 27929 But...

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    But this mark does not line up. It looks about 1-2 teeth ahead of TDC. This is the exhaust cam, to which the timing belt sprocket is attached to at the other...
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    AJL 1.8t - head rebuild but cam timing out??

    G'day guys, I'm scratching my head on this one. I've pulled the head off the Missus' AJL 1.8t and had it rebuilt by a reputable Euro engine builder here in Adelaide. I've put it back on today with...
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    No good option that I can think of Kerry. If it's...

    No good option that I can think of Kerry. If it's an consolation I had the same problem with heater pipes from ECS - in slightly different spots on the LHD cars and they don't bloody fit RHD!
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    IIRC for some reason the engine was not turning...

    IIRC for some reason the engine was not turning over after the workshop did a clutch install. Some bright spark at the workshop then tried to tow start it - ended up putting a rod through the top of...
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    Are you telling me you have original turbos on a...

    Are you telling me you have original turbos on a chipped 2.7t and 400k?? That's an achievement.

    Stock turbo died on my A4 at 345k and that's the best I've gotten out of a turbo. My B5 S4's...
  23. Have you tested your DVs? I've seen an allroad...

    Have you tested your DVs? I've seen an allroad 2.7t with the exact symptoms you're having - failing to boost then going into limp mode with rich mixture codes. The limp mode was caused by one of the...
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    Just saw this post, and since the car in question...

    Just saw this post, and since the car in question belonged to me before viso, I can vouch that this is probably one of the best condition b5 S4's out there. The paint is absolutely spotless as viso55...
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    Sounds like a problem with a driveshaft or wheel...

    Sounds like a problem with a driveshaft or wheel bearing. Have you tried to put the vehicle on a hoist or stands and drive at low speed while listening around the drivetrain?
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