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    1. Member Ktownboostn's Avatar
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      07-28-2009 10:36 PM #1
      Figured i'd try and get some life in this forum.... i know there are a bunch of us out there
      So i'll back track to the day i picked up the car
      Friday - Picked up my 86 5K CDQ
      Saturday - Get car appraised for Minestry...Get on road with Temp permit ! Coolant return from turbo blows apart @ the frost plug on the way home !!! Repaired. Filled system . All good !
      Sunday and Monday - Enjoy Cruising around town in my Car. Rear Brakes making alot of noise and not braking well... Need to replace
      Today ( Tuesday ) - Put in Order for B&G Lowering Springs ! Replaced rear pads and rotors, wash car. Step on brakes... pedal hits floor.
      Line to RR caliper is leaking now. Car is up in air awaiting new line and fittings tomorrow.
      All in all.... I love this thing !


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      07-29-2009 05:25 PM #2
      Got Brake line , Cutter , Bender and Flaring tools. Hoping this all goes smoothly tonight.
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      07-29-2009 10:50 PM #3
      Fixed my Brake line.
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      07-30-2009 12:28 PM #4
      Trying to Figure out Stumble now... May be ISV related as it take a while to switch back to Idle... or Boost leak ?
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      07-30-2009 05:12 PM #5
      Check for vac/boost leaks also change the spark plugs NGK BP6ET

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      07-31-2009 04:35 PM #6
      Swapped in a New ISV. Fixed the Idle Hang up.
      I shouldn't have said stumble... it's more of a hesitation going into boost or while in boost
      Edit: So i was going to pick up my girlfriend from work when it dawned on me.... I can rev it like crazy in neutral and no bogging... but as soon as there is a good amount of load being put on the engine it tends to bog or hesitate... I'm thinking the Cat is Plugged.


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      08-02-2009 01:40 AM #7
      Started smelling a gas leak a few days now.. could not find what it was.. until today I looked around again and found it.. its from the tank and leaking on the exhaust Can you say stop driving the audi and get the gastank rebuilt?

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      08-02-2009 09:00 AM #8
      Placed order for 2.0+bar chip and socket !!
      Gutted Catalytic Converter.... still waiting to Road test to see if it is the cause of my hesitation.
      Edit: Still is hesitating ... But not a total loss ! Back to drawing board
      Removed A/C Compressor
      Swiss Cheesed Air Box.



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      08-02-2009 10:59 PM #9
      Got a cut in the tire.. and losing air fast.. Hopefully I can fill it up and make it to work... and back
      On the plus side replaced a broken exhaust hanger
      And spent a bit of time trying to figure out why the horn is not working :S

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      08-03-2009 09:43 AM #10
      Swapped in a WUR this morning. Hoping maybe it was the cause of hesitation.... but sadly no. On the other hand... It did fix my cold start issue lol.
      Next Step... Spark Plugs
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      08-04-2009 01:14 PM #11
      My Springs showed up a week early !!



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      08-04-2009 10:31 PM #12
      Got 2 flat tires in some puddle. I went to make the turn and in an puddle something cut my 2 tires side walls out :S So my audi got 2 new tires. And all 4 tires reblanced. Fixed the blue wire to the altenator. Also topped it up with oil to max line. (I think I did not have it up there after my oil change). Toke apart my center console cuz my freind made my asstray sink into the shifter area. Donno how but its possible if u got a 5000s. Oh and toke pics of my audi
      Will this ever end? This is what happens when u have a car for like 4 or 5 years. Have it parked for most of it. And u get it from some one who had it parked for like 6 years or so.

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      08-05-2009 10:12 AM #13
      Swapped in New Plugs. Still hesitates . Got some injector cleaner today and put it in. hopefully it helps
      Also got my hands on a 10v NA head. gonna start tearing it down and pricing out parts.
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      08-05-2009 11:06 AM #14
      Posted mine yesterday in hopes of I can sell it with out having to fix the gas tank If I can't sell it. Than soon I will get the gas tank rebuilt and new cat on

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      08-05-2009 03:36 PM #15
      .....$6 Bottle of Fuel System Cleaner fixed the hesitation... SWEEEEEET !!!!
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      08-05-2009 05:26 PM #16
      Hmmm sweet, I didn't see this thread until you posted in the pics thread.
      Today I drove the audi to the gym and back...and on the way there AND on the way back, AND another time I took it in this empty lot with like foot deep really soft sand and had a blast using my quattro lol
      car has big backfire sometimes while getting into boost. It needs more timing in the map. Tune to come soon.

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      08-05-2009 05:57 PM #17
      Installed Momo Race WHeel and Hub toda that i had kicking around the ship. Drove it around with a big smile now that it has it's power back... just awaiting my chip.....
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      08-05-2009 09:23 PM #18
      My progress so far on my 100





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      08-06-2009 10:04 PM #19
      WOAH. Very nice !!
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      08-06-2009 10:07 PM #20
      damn, thats gangster

      Let see...today I drove it. No backfires. I thought I had one due to not enough timing in the map. Now I've been told that wont cause a backfire or pop.
      Going to add 3 more degrees of timing into the map tomorrow.

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      08-06-2009 10:58 PM #21
      What are you using for ECU ? Or you testing programs for chips ?
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      08-06-2009 11:27 PM #22
      using VEMS
      I would love to be doing chips. I have access to everything, but I need a decoder I guess.
      **and stock dizzy's suck** otherwise I'd still be on stock ignition

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      08-08-2009 11:37 PM #23
      Hmm.... What all do you have access too ? My friend who installed my chips has been bugging me to find him Info on the chip .. he tells me he could write a program on it if he knew more about it. He is a programmer/engineer maybe we all can figure this out
      Put in a New Fuel filter today... still hesitates but it is running alot better in general.
      I think my hesitation is a huge air leak... my idle likes to climb up randomly.. somtimes it hangs up ...and it only really happens in 3rd,4th and 5th... under load... i'm racking my braing trying to figure this out.. everything i have done so far has made improvements but still have the same initial problem... and it is almost identical symptom to the when i blew IC - Tbody hoses on my old 5000...
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      08-09-2009 11:29 AM #24
      I have access to EVERYTHING other than whatever you use to decode the Motronic stuff. It would be great to be able to chip tune these cars easily. The only problem to overcome then is spark hop. The dizzy's we use on the 3b cars are such **** I wouldn't trust one over ~300whp. If there was a solution for that, the sky would be the limit for stock ECU tuning on these cars. That is absolutely the best way to go.


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      08-10-2009 02:30 PM #25
      Yeah i guess running Coil per plug won't work with the stock Triggering system... i plan on Running 034 EFI on my 5000 in the near future anyway. So i'll be ditching the Distributor for individual coils per plug
      Also talked to Previous Owner ( My shop foreman who is the guy who owns the White 200 20v i posted in the Pic thread ) About the hesitation. As he knew it was going on prior to being sold and said he would help to figure it out.
      Now looking at Fuel Pump/Check Valve ( PLEASE BE THE CHECK VALVE !!! ) which could be causing my issue. Going to do fuel pressure and leak down tests tomorrow. Already ordered check valve. Gonna put a fair amount of gas in it tonight with more fuel system cleaner to see if it helps out.. find it happens a lot when the tank @ a 1/4 or less.. plus i pulled the After run injector cooling fan .. so bad check valve + Vapourized fuel in lines could be causing quantity or delivery issues .

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