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Forum: Engine 12-02-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 41
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Posted By edwardbear
Something that did jump out at me the other day....

Something that did jump out at me the other day. This seems to only really happen when it's wet outside.
Forum: Engine 10-02-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
All seemed well until this afternoon. Drove home...

All seemed well until this afternoon. Drove home to walk the pooch, the car just suddenly started losing power. The revs stayed at about 3000rpm but eventually dropped and the speed slow to about...
Forum: Engine 10-02-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By edwardbear
My bad. I just presume everyone knows what I'm on...

My bad. I just presume everyone knows what I'm on about. My wife says the same thing.
Forum: Engine 06-02-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By edwardbear
Replacing Left Gear Box Mount

I need to do the above replacement. I've had a look for videos on youtube but not found anything. Is it an easy job. What's the process.

I'm making an assumption. But I'm presuming the will need...
Forum: Interior 04-02-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By edwardbear
So the cut along story short. The temperature...

So the cut along story short. The temperature gauge would always go super high almost as soon as I turned the ignition and got off the drive it would be at 120. I couldn't figure out why.
...
Forum: Interior 31-01-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 303
Posted By edwardbear
Engine Temp Dial

I just wanted to run this passed a more knowledgeable crowd because I'm a little stumped.

I was always under the impression that engine temperature should be about 90 degrees.

My Audi 80's...
Forum: Engine 27-01-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
I'm happy to report the oil change wen well. I...

I'm happy to report the oil change wen well. I couldn't see anything alarming in the oil.

This pay day I will be treating the car to a new exhaust and gear mounting as the gear box seems to tip...
Forum: Engine 24-01-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
Not yet. Need to buy the kit first.

Not yet. Need to buy the kit first.
Forum: Engine 24-01-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
I think I went for 10w 40 in the end. I'm...

I think I went for 10w 40 in the end.

I'm considering doing an engine flush. Good idea? Or not
Forum: Engine 21-01-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
No, no heavy smoke at all.

No, no heavy smoke at all.
Forum: Engine 21-01-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
Piston rings? Sounds like a job too big for me

Piston rings? Sounds like a job too big for me
Forum: Engine 21-01-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
I'm going to change the oil and filter this...

I'm going to change the oil and filter this weekend.

There must be an oil leak somewhere. There's no oil on the garage floor, so how would it be losing oil?
Forum: Engine 20-01-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
That's a good shout.

That's a good shout.
Forum: Engine 20-01-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
It was very low. When the guy from the AA checked...

It was very low. When the guy from the AA checked it, he said there NO oil on the dip stick. I had put 1/2 litre that week. It must have been very very low. Such a rookie error.
Forum: Engine 20-01-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
Turns out it was low on oil.

Turns out it was low on oil.
Forum: Engine 17-01-20, 03:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
I think it's 165 906 381 but I'm having trouble...

I think it's 165 906 381 but I'm having trouble confirming that.
Forum: Engine 17-01-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
Any idea of the part number for relay 30. I've...

Any idea of the part number for relay 30. I've found a couple of different options from googling relay 30 audi 80
Forum: Engine 17-01-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
Disaster - had the same problem on the drive to...

Disaster - had the same problem on the drive to work. It slowed to nothing, wouldn;t go over 3000 rpm then 1000rpm and died.

No idea what's wrong with it, plenty of fuel.

I had my foot jammed...
Forum: Engine 16-01-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By edwardbear
What are the blue connectors? Did you buy those...

What are the blue connectors? Did you buy those or were they already on the car?
Forum: Engine 16-01-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By edwardbear
It looks great. Surely rubber hoses would be...

It looks great. Surely rubber hoses would be easier and last longer.

How pliable is the cunifer?
Forum: Engine 16-01-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By edwardbear
Interesting. I've been doing some research and...

Interesting. I've been doing some research and rubber hose seems to be the latest thing for replacing fuel lines.
Forum: Engine 16-01-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 227
Posted By edwardbear
Audi 80 2.0e - Fuel line replacement - Can anyone recommend the right diameter and ty

Whilst sorting out my fuel filter I noted the sorry state the fuel lines were in. I'd like to replace them with rubber hoses like this
...
Forum: Engine 16-01-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
Success! Drove to work today. No problem. ...

Success! Drove to work today. No problem.

Thanks for all the advice and help it's very much appreciated.
Forum: Engine 13-01-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
We shall see this evening. i need to put some...

We shall see this evening. i need to put some petrol in it
Forum: Engine 13-01-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,733
Posted By edwardbear
Change the fuel filter yesterday. What an awful...

Change the fuel filter yesterday. What an awful job that was. The smell of the petrol even in a well ventilated garage was truly terrible.

There were some bits in the petrol but not alot. The...
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