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      I have no knowledge about the brake master...

      I have no knowledge about the brake master cylinder on this car. I'm just happy I know where it is and it's not leaking.

      Sorry.
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      No, that's actually the steering rack; the end...

      No, that's actually the steering rack; the end that bolts to the inner wheel well.
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      Decided to take out the steering rack, hydraulic...

      Decided to take out the steering rack, hydraulic pump, accumalator and reservoir en masse. Seems as if every bit of it is leaking.


      Steering rack
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      Time to address the shift link stabilizer. Number...

      Time to address the shift link stabilizer. Number 35 in this diagram. The plastic sockets on the ends wear and it is NLA (No Longer Available).
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      Heavily invested in brake line tools now. Worked...

      Heavily invested in brake line tools now. Worked though. I just need some more brake projects to justify the investment.
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      I was going to replace the rear brake line...

      I was going to replace the rear brake line yesterday then this happened.
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      I'm thinking the next phase should be to...

      I'm thinking the next phase should be to refurbish the hydraulic system before I pt the engine back in. It powers the steering and brakes and seems to be wet in its entirety. What is typically...
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      Replacing the diff lock actuator today I managed...

      Replacing the diff lock actuator today I managed to brake the clip that attaches it to the actuator rod. NLA but ECS say they have one. We will see.
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      OK, so a few weeks turned into a few months. It...

      OK, so a few weeks turned into a few months. It happens. Would really like to drive it this summer so cracking on. Today replacing the prop shaft seal.
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      I had a very productive afternoon then suffered...

      I had a very productive afternoon then suffered what may or may not be a major setback. Read on.

      I installed the intake manifold.
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      Much progress today: Painted the heat shield...

      Much progress today:

      Painted the heat shield and installed it. Yep, went with silver for more heat reflectance.
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      I don't, sorry. Went silver for better heat...

      I don't, sorry.

      Went silver for better heat reflection.
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      I made this heat shield today. Still needs paint....

      I made this heat shield today. Still needs paint. Silver or black?

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      Got some new engine mounts yesterday. These...

      Got some new engine mounts yesterday. These should do the trick.
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      So, true to my word, I did bolt some things to...

      So, true to my word, I did bolt some things to other things today. Got the cam belt cover on. I would say "back on" but the engine didn't have one before!
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      Made a little progress today but before we get to...

      Made a little progress today but before we get to that a little housekeeping: I have been hosting most of my pictures on Facebook for this thread but I've recently noticed that they a not loading. It...
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      I've been thinking about how to set valve timing...

      I've been thinking about how to set valve timing on this engine. The manual says to align the mark on the flywheel with the indicator on the bell housing and the mark on the camshaft pulley with the...
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      I may be back on Quattro duty! The brief...

      I may be back on Quattro duty! The brief disruption to service was caused by us taking on more space and building a new home for the cars. There's space for a red Quattro too:
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      Uh oh. One these things is not like the other....

      Uh oh. One these things is not like the other.
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      Parts are starting to show up now. Going to be...

      Parts are starting to show up now. Going to be out of excuses soon.

      Unfortunately I think these injector holders and the one injector are going to be wrong for this head.
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