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      Did you both have the auxilary heater? I can't...

      Did you both have the auxilary heater? I can't find the auxilary pump on the v8 with auxilary heater

      Jorg
    2. I thought that was not possible. Jorg

      I thought that was not possible.

      Jorg
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      Ok I made my decision and give it a try. I...

      Ok I made my decision and give it a try. I ordered the Bufkin pipe, and waiting to arrive in a few weeks. I think I will make some pictures and a write up for all of us.

      Jorg
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      You don't have to remove the wheel. It is a...

      You don't have to remove the wheel. It is a pretty big bolt. ...
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      Wow so you did succeed to do this Job on a...

      Wow so you did succeed to do this Job on a phaeton v8?
      That looks promising, I got the tools and time


      Jorg
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      It is just hard to believe that replacing a 10...

      It is just hard to believe that replacing a 10 dollar piece will cost 2000 dollar, while we are so close to get the Job done ourselves
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      As I understand from Max, it is only possible...

      As I understand from Max, it is only possible when the engine can be dropped a few inches to remove the manifolt, but is that possible? 5 inch is a lot with the engine still mounted to transmission,...
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      Did you try to remove the manifold? and did you...

      Did you try to remove the manifold? and did you succeed on that part and did it went wrong on something else, or was it impossible to remove the manifold? What was the final point where you gave up?...
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      How do I know they are worn, are they fluid...

      How do I know they are worn, are they fluid filled or just rubber mounts? Stripping the top of the engine can be done inside the car right? And what about lambda sensors?
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      What about the camshaft chain and tensioners are...

      What about the camshaft chain and tensioners are they accessable when engine is inside the car?
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      I know about that, but when it is possible to do...

      I know about that, but when it is possible to do it without removing the engine, I will do it myself.
      But when it sure needs to be removed I also like to do preventing maintenance to the engine, so...
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      Is somebody planning to try to fix this or...

      Is somebody planning to try to fix this or investigate this in about a few weeks? Otherwise my dealership will remove the engine. Also, Damon and Saeid, how many hours did you need till now.
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      In my case a saw that the milage on the dash...

      In my case a saw that the milage on the dash changed from L/100 to L/hour when idling for all longer period. So you could calculate your remaining hours

      Jorg
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      If somebody succeed in replacing the coolant pipe...

      If somebody succeed in replacing the coolant pipe without dropping the engine, let us know.

      Jorg
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      what are the part numbers of these rings? jorg

      what are the part numbers of these rings?
      jorg
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      Any idea how much time they need?

      Any idea how much time they need?
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      No, don't try stop leak it will clog your heat...

      No, don't try stop leak it will clog your heat exchanger. When that happens you have to remove the dash to replace that part.
      I had the same problem a few years ago, But I couldn't find the cause so...
    18. I agree on this one by experience, in my case the...

      I agree on this one by experience, in my case the airfilter is causing dirt on the sensors
    19. I woud try cleaning the maf sensor first and see...

      I woud try cleaning the maf sensor first and see what happens. On a v8 it is a ten minute Job, probably also on the w12? When did you change the airfilter and fuelfilter and did you do that with OEM...
    20. Yes mil indicates that the fuel mixture is not as...

      Yes mil indicates that the fuel mixture is not as it supposed to be. It is measured with, maf and oxigen sensors in the exhaust
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