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    1. Thread: Breaking News

      by dlouie
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      Does that mean our Phaetons will be collectable? ...

      Does that mean our Phaetons will be collectable? :)

      Damon
    2. Thread: Blown Motor!

      by dlouie
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      Tommy, It shouldn't be that hard to find a...

      Tommy,
      It shouldn't be that hard to find a replacement motor and drop it in for cheap. Thought you might want to consider that as an option.

      Regards,

      Damon
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      Yes, thank you Jorg. This will be a benefit to...

      Yes, thank you Jorg. This will be a benefit to all of us. Well done.

      Regards,
      Damon
    4. Thread: gear box

      by dlouie
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      I think the first question is to analyze the...

      I think the first question is to analyze the history of the car.
      Are you the original owner of the car?
      Has the transmission ever been serviced and how many miles on the car?
      Has the vehicle...
    5. Thread: gear box

      by dlouie
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      I think he means that when moving the shift lever...

      I think he means that when moving the shift lever from park to reverse, the car jolts hard and it only occurs when cold and not warm.

      Damon
    6. Thread: W12 Prop-shaft

      by dlouie
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      I don't think these were intended to be serviced...

      I don't think these were intended to be serviced but i believe the Touareg and Cayennes were of similar construction. Instead of u joints, I suspect they are CV joints. Look at this:
      Cayenne...
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      Nice and congrats! Damon

      Nice and congrats!

      Damon
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      I hope you guys are double checking your assembly...

      I hope you guys are double checking your assembly when doing your timing belts and turning the motor by hand several times to verify the timing is correct. It's either a failed part or incorrect...
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      From the Touareg Motor SSP which is of similar...

      From the Touareg Motor SSP which is of similar architecture.

      http://i704.photobucket.com/albums/ww50/designoML/Phaeton/Phaeton%20Motor/Screenshot_2015-02-26-20-27-11-1_zps42775046.png

      Damon
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      Thank you Casey!

      Thank you Casey!
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      Here is a similar situation with a D3 A8: ...

      Here is a similar situation with a D3 A8:

      http://www.audiworld.com/forums/a8-s8-d3-platform-discussion-60/2006-a8-oil-cooler-2866159/
      ...
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      This refers to an A6 equiped with the same motor...

      This refers to an A6 equiped with the same motor and is similar in architecture but suggests that it is possible to perform the repair without dipping the motor:
      ...
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      I actually do not need to have this done. The...

      I actually do not need to have this done. The images are from when I had the transmission replaced without dropping the motor. I was hoping it would help offer a possible alternative . The A6...
    14. Sorry Johnny, I bought them from him a while...

      Sorry Johnny, I bought them from him a while back. They work great. Who knows, he might have another set.

      Damon
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      If it isn't broken don't fix it. If in doubt,...

      If it isn't broken don't fix it. If in doubt, couldn't you just pull the covers of to peek at the condition of the belt?

      Damon
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      You cannot push them out from the inside because...

      You cannot push them out from the inside because you can't get the wheel off without getting the caps off first. They are designed to be pryed or pulled out via the slot. The rest of the cap is held...
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      Lift Table for Sale in Northern California

      Not affiliated but I thought it was cool. I would love to have it but don't have the room.

      http://sfbay.en.craigslist.org/nby/tls/4829055925.html

      Damon
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      Hi guys, For the sake of discussion, I'd like...

      Hi guys,

      For the sake of discussion, I'd like to maybe revisit if changing the coolant pipes does require removal of the motor. I submit to you, these images:...
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      I have two printers at work and one at home. ...

      I have two printers at work and one at home. Didn't feel right using office equipment so I bought one for the house.

      Damon
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      Campagnolo Trunk Hinge Caps

      Hi all,

      I bought a pair of Campagnolo trunk hinges from a car with the tech package to replace my steel ones. They were missing the caps so I thought I'd share my solution; print my own and here...
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