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    Dave, these are catching my eye. Mind shooting a...

    Dave, these are catching my eye. Mind shooting a few closeup pix to me at amsoilpro@gmail.com? I'm thinking perforated....
    Thanks much!
    Gary
  2. It's unfortunate the OE rotors plug up so easily-...

    It's unfortunate the OE rotors plug up so easily- needs larger holes it seems. The gas venting surely helps with OE pads. Directionally vaned as well. Probably geared in keeping the pad cool as...
  3. Almost sounds like hands on experience, or...

    Almost sounds like hands on experience, or running in the same circle?

    If memory serves tires were limited to 275mm. Would assume the widest wheels possible with spacers helped fill the flares. ...
  4. It might "help" some - a reverse stagger -...

    It might "help" some - a reverse stagger - perhaps a bit. I've taken a similar approach on other cars but using different compound tires. Major eye opener. Put a pair of sticky tires on the...
  5. Another "reminds me" worth sharing. For some...

    Another "reminds me" worth sharing. For some reason KW recommends periodically recalibrating the damping. Supposed to run the damping screw to the limit. This "resets" the valving. Then back to...
  6. Always admired Manitou' aluminum creations. Sold...

    Always admired Manitou' aluminum creations. Sold one new (full suspension) back in the day early 90's after Fisher went under (for the record they were being force fed crap from Taiwan since Gary...
  7. Reminds me. Awhile back I installed new Koni's...

    Reminds me. Awhile back I installed new Koni's per recommended forum/public settings. We think it was over damped. It had a tendency to stack up due to high (but set mid range) rebound. But maybe...
  8. A lot more comp...maybe 3/4 towards full...

    A lot more comp...maybe 3/4 towards full stop...i'm within a 1/4 turn range. Steep curve, very sensitive- might be at the bottom before the rate spikes (dyno sheet must be available somewhere)....
  9. That will probably help a bit. I think there's...

    That will probably help a bit. I think there's more to be had.

    KW-V3 = had me a bit lost and frustrated both with their published info and tech dept. Otherwise one of the best setups.

    Had...
  10. I may have one in my box of goodies. ...

    I may have one in my box of goodies.
    541.206.1478 Call or text.
  11. Amsoil 5/50 Signature Series (AMR) since last...

    Amsoil 5/50 Signature Series (AMR) since last spring. 5/40 Euro Classic (EFM) last 5 years prior. Partly because it's not the low SAPS 505.01 OE spec. Even if the oil was free I simply won't run...
  12. Supposedly mine were set per instructions. Far...

    Supposedly mine were set per instructions. Far too bouncy. Crashed over everything. Not good for long term interior integrity....

    Be brave and drill the shock towers.
  13. Thread: A/C Issue

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    Not a surprise, unfortunately. The t-stat has a...

    Not a surprise, unfortunately. The t-stat has a tough job on these cars. There are some OE equivalent ones that are a bit cooler.

    VERY unlikely the t-stat housing needs replacement. They are...
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    I tried the exact same fitment and it was a...

    I tried the exact same fitment and it was a decisive no-go on the front. It might have cleared the rear - can't remember. Tried the Pirelli P-Corsa's (60 treadwear!)- VERY wide for the size, made...
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    That's amazing, like to see those 315's!

    That's amazing, like to see those 315's!
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    275's won't handle well as they could/should or...

    275's won't handle well as they could/should or look good on 9" wheels. A slight compromise could be made using Japanese tires and 35 series (255-265/35's). Conti, Michelin and Vredestein are...
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    I think a 285 would or 295 might fit the rear.......

    I think a 285 would or 295 might fit the rear....

    After running 4 or 5 sets of 275/30 and 35's have noticed actual tire sizes vary by several MM. But generally haven't had any problems (once the...
  18. Thread: A/C Issue

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    If luck is on your side the cooling fans running...

    If luck is on your side the cooling fans running is likely due to failing ECT tensor. It's located at the right rear of the intake housing (when looking from the front).

    If that doesn't solve...
  19. It's definitely not for everyone. Part of it is...

    It's definitely not for everyone. Part of it is due to the exceedingly high expectations that are made based on seemingly unbelievable claims.

    I'm going on just about 5 months with a Wolfgang...
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    The cam sprocket bolts are supposed to be...

    The cam sprocket bolts are supposed to be replaced with the cam seals.

    Usually need new WP bolts. The WP gaskets are low grade. Get the aftermarket Victor. I'm experimenting with other upgraded...
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    In addition, these trans (5HP24) are high needs...

    In addition, these trans (5HP24) are high needs for servicing, certainly when mated to unleashed BCY making 150 lb/ft more torque. On a trans only rated for 415lb/ft. Either way oil should be kept...
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    That's downright insidious. And disheartening...

    That's downright insidious. And disheartening for everyone that owns these cars.

    Despite living in a nicer neighborhood we put up camera's years ago Had a couple car situations that happened...
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    Poll: No problem, I do the same thing sometimes. See...

    No problem, I do the same thing sometimes. See reply below.
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    Poll: The kit is 100% ready and available. Yes, the...

    The kit is 100% ready and available. Yes, the final hair splitting adjustment was since made awhile back. There were 5 different bracket carriers and 2 different rotor hats to get it perfect. ...
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    The car would also get good exposure on my RS6...

    The car would also get good exposure on my RS6 Facebook groups, 'Audi RS6 Vehicles & Parts for Sale'. Other groups are also linked.

    Willing to help with a free listing on my shop FB page -...
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