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    Now that all the parts I scoured the planet for...

    Now that all the parts I scoured the planet for are finally here the car can finally go back together and I'll see what my final tally is. Once I know that number I can look at the spare trans...
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    If I wasn't already taking such a financial...

    If I wasn't already taking such a financial beating on my refresh I'd Take your old tranny, send it to Level 10 have it redone and keep it for a rainy day.
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    What I find sad in this day and age is that the...

    What I find sad in this day and age is that the damage while wide spread doesn't appear that significant and yet it was deemed a total loss.
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    Let’s hope the love comes back. Like I’ve said...

    Let’s hope the love comes back. Like I’ve said before she’s the crazy hot chick from our youth. One minute she’s everything you dreamed she could be next minute she’s throwing plates at you.
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    Thanks for all the pointers gentlemen. I sourced...

    Thanks for all the pointers gentlemen. I sourced a couple of used ones that I’m not thrilled about using as well as ordered the new boards. Unfortunately the shop needs their lift back and my car is...
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    Hey P1054. Quick question. Did you do the board...

    Hey P1054. Quick question. Did you do the board replacement on your EGT’s yourself or have a shop do it? If you did it yourself what was your technique on getting them open without breaking them.
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    Thanks for the clarification Nubcake. So I've...

    Thanks for the clarification Nubcake. So I've found one of the sensors new and I'm not to keen on it but I found the other one used. Not thrilled about used. As my shop guys said you already have...
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    So much learning. Thanks Muggy. Very...

    So much learning. Thanks Muggy. Very enlightening. My car has never been in limp mode so maybe it's as you say they are working and only reporting that they were activated. I'll run it by the shop...
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    Nubcake you have to forgive me I build houses for...

    Nubcake you have to forgive me I build houses for a living and sometimes the RS6 lingo goes over my head. What has to be calibrated. Are you saying tricking the computer into thinking everything is...
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    If I ask the guys at the shop to wait another...

    If I ask the guys at the shop to wait another month for parts I think my car might mysteriously fall off the lift. That being said I will explore the option for the future. Thanks for the tip
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    I didn't know I was having issues until we pulled...

    I didn't know I was having issues until we pulled codes. My shop said they won't ever trip a check engine light but will automatically dial back the turbos if your really putting the car through the...
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    Yea after seeing my car apart my guess is with...

    Yea after seeing my car apart my guess is with the new thicker IC the rear shroud would have to get cut down pretty severely. But your auxiliary radiators are still in the car correct. Boy i tell you...
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    Thanks for the pictures and fitment affirmation....

    Thanks for the pictures and fitment affirmation. The guys at my shop are confident they repaired mine. Minor leakage but was replacing them as the engine was out. So decided to put it back together...
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    "Another one bites the dust hey hey". Rest in...

    "Another one bites the dust hey hey". Rest in piece 905570.
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    Thanks SteveKen Didn't want to Bash anyone but...

    Thanks SteveKen

    Didn't want to Bash anyone but guys at my shop called Apikol and they were absolutely no help. Seemed very uninterested in offering and tips or pointers. May just return those to...
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    Intercooler blues

    Morning from Colorado. Everyone staying health I hope?

    Hey doing my version of a Muggy refresh and had some Intercoolers welded Up by Apikol and did't know the right questions to ask. Well the...
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    Pictures after completion please.

    Pictures after completion please.
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    That does seem reasonable to me as well. Right...

    That does seem reasonable to me as well. Right now my engine is out and unfortunately the car is in CO. Everything looks pretty healthy for 85,000 on the clock so Just going to replace everything I...
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    Morning all. Hope everyone had a safe and tasty...

    Morning all. Hope everyone had a safe and tasty thanksgiving. Hey muggy since my engine is out it of course it gets me to thinking. Just out of curiosity what car does the donor transmission come...
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    That’s kind of you to say but no I can’t do it....

    That’s kind of you to say but no I can’t do it. It’s at my local Indy shop. Went in for the suction jet pump and we’re now at engine pull to get to the pipe. As well as replace intercoolers every...
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    Hey Muggy. I’m now also doing a muggy refresh but...

    Hey Muggy. I’m now also doing a muggy refresh but unfortunately without muggy. Anyway did the Gruven pipe fit as it should and were you happy or should I just stick with the oem plastic?

    Happy...
  22. Oh how I would love to hear the number 1700.00....

    Oh how I would love to hear the number 1700.00. Went in for a suction jet pump and a few hoses and what not. Now we’re at engine pull and all kinds of new goodies. I think the tab is banging on 10 K...
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    Cmnair having a little sellers remorse? I’m...

    Cmnair having a little sellers remorse? I’m contemplating letting mine go. I’m having level 10 lust for the new A6 Allroad. Something would have to go and about the only thing stopping me is the...
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    Bethridg thanks for the after run pump tip....

    Bethridg thanks for the after run pump tip. Unfortunately already have the 2.7 version in hand so will use and report back on success or otherwise.
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    Yea I didn't feel like spending that much on...

    Yea I didn't feel like spending that much on parts myself but I thought hey everything under the hood has been cooking for 17 years now so may as well replace everything we can reach and save the...
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