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      the bufkin pipe coolant leak can be fixed without...

      the bufkin pipe coolant leak can be fixed without removing the engine. with the right tools and a car lift and engine lift it is not that hard, but just a lot of work.
      Be careful with the bolts and...
    2. in my case it is all wired, I already had a lot...

      in my case it is all wired, I already had a lot of wiring to add from the back to the front.
      I don't like the wireless option, it is to fragile in this car with it isolation, keyless entry etc..
      ...
    3. it is still working perfecty in my car. total...

      it is still working perfecty in my car.
      total cost for material I think it was around 300 euro (normal setup).
      My setup is a bit different because I added a switch to the usb and AV output. In that...
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      When you remove the woodtrim, you will see the...

      When you remove the woodtrim, you will see the sensor off the airconditioner in the middle, you can pull that off and behind that undo one screw and you can pull of the whole ashtray assembly.

      Jorg
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      I pulled the engine up about 5 cm. Easy to do...

      I pulled the engine up about 5 cm. Easy to do when the engine mounts are removed
      Jorg
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      I can announce that I succeeded, with removing...

      I can announce that I succeeded, with removing and reinstalling the oilfilter housing with a new bufkin pipe and new o-rings. I can say that the oilfilter housing is even made for being removed...
    7. Clean the underbody and check it after a few...

      Clean the underbody and check it after a few miles again. So you got a clear view were it is leaking.
      Jorg
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      Thanks, so far I only have to unscrew two Bolts...

      Thanks, so far I only have to unscrew two Bolts from the oilfilter housing, one I did not see because I have to remove the engine mount bracket and the famous hidden bolt. To remove the black pipe in...
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      With how many bolt is the oil cooler attached to...

      With how many bolt is the oil cooler attached to the engine? I only see 4 including the one behind the black coolant pipe. Did you remove the engine damper bracket attached to the engine block also?...
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      <iframe width="853" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/BTOd0lSwGHE?rel=0&amp;showinfo=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

      http://youtu.be/BTOd0lSwGHE
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      This is why we drive a Phaeton

      <iframe width="853" height="480" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/T9Q65sLZhs0?rel=0&amp;showinfo=0" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>

      http://youtu.be/T9Q65sLZhs0

      Jorg
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      Did you remove the heater, because I can see the...

      Did you remove the heater, because I can see the pump probably, but there is no space to remove the hoses, I can't even see the hoses or connector.

      Jorg
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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
    14. 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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