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  1. "powerblock" / battery cable lead posts on firewall, need part # ??

    I think I've seen it referred to as "powerblock" but "battery cable lead posts on plastic block mounter to firewall" should explain enuf I hope for anyone has dealt with it.

    Mine has FUBR water...
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    Hope not thread jacking but very related.... and...

    Hope not thread jacking but very related.... and I know this has been discussed on forum many many times b4, but let me ask this fresh set of ears and eyes on this thread if don't mind.

    I'm about...
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    Couldn't you have found a better photo...

    Couldn't you have found a better photo backdrop!!?? Geez. Like a weathered industrial concrete wall with a bunch of trashy graffiti on it or something like that? I kid.... obviously, hopefully, or...
  4. "Powerblock" / battery cable stud posts by firewall part # ?

    Can anyone help me with part # or used obtainable one any of you RS6 hoarders may have? Audi dealer parts dept no help looking at parts schematics etc. They had scant info on RS6 and other 6 models...
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    Yes behind glove box. Not too hard to get to and...

    Yes behind glove box. Not too hard to get to and replace. Mine went bad and was same symptoms. Its a funny looking thing with a bunch of metal I'm assuming sensor prongs on it, unit is about palm...
  6. Thread: My build Thread

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    5hp auto trans won't hold that level of power for...

    5hp auto trans won't hold that level of power for any noticeable amount of time, no matter what you do to it. You're very welcome to prove me wrong, though. :)

    ^^^ This!!

    If you figure out...
  7. Thread: A/C Issue

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    Mine did something similar with the max fan speed...

    Mine did something similar with the max fan speed deal and then eventually fan no go at all and it was "blower motor resistor" and learned then its a common failure, funny looking thing with a bunch...
  8. Damn.... I didn't realize how long that was until...

    Damn.... I didn't realize how long that was until I hit post, I was just rattling off at the keyboard.... sorry.
  9. TRANS FLUID : search threads here, but my strong...

    TRANS FLUID : search threads here, but my strong and painfully acquired advice is do not change it at this aged point if it has not been done regularly (operative definition of "regularly" I really...
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    I vote let the boy drive it. Its safe AWD...

    I vote let the boy drive it.

    Its safe AWD pretty idiot proof car, and anything you can do to keep a modern kid off antisocial media etc. I'm all for it
  11. Seriously considering buying 2013 S8, knowledge and opinions please

    This is technically an S8 forum too no? Even though I, like seemingly most here, are here for our beloved and infamous, loved and sometimes hated RS6s. Friend is selling his 2013 S8, its really...
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    I love my SL65. I've had two. You don't really...

    I love my SL65. I've had two. You don't really need to mess with them, they're plenty fast enuf... and a big heavy mega fast boat no matter what you do to it. I actually do think I'm going to...
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    You can never "turn back" your digital footprint....

    You can never "turn back" your digital footprint. Its there forever to be exploited and pimped like a cheap whore by the "progressive" social media powers that be. You can "turn back" or mitigate...
  14. These cars.... the way they were engineered and...

    These cars.... the way they were engineered and built and their age..... IMO if you can keep it running the way it was originally built and intended to perform and keep it reasonably reliable.......
  15. I've probably seen 4-5 of similar threads /...

    I've probably seen 4-5 of similar threads / aspirations in my brief time here, and no slight to the OP or his ambitions.... just observing..... but I seem to recall the 4-5 previous went from being...
  16. I definitely agree very well said. For me,...

    I definitely agree very well said. For me, especially the part about "never being done". That's why for me, some cars I have and love, I just leave alone. And my RS6 is probably the quintessential...
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    Thanks guys for input RE tensioner units. I...

    Thanks guys for input RE tensioner units. I haven't even pulled engine yet and cracked covers off but after esteemed inputs I def. just plan on pad replacement unless condition dictates otherwise. ...
  18. Thread: Engine pull

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    Yeah.... like a V8 supercharged or V12 twin turbo...

    Yeah.... like a V8 supercharged or V12 twin turbo AMG!! Its a joke....kind of.... don't ban me please. Actually parts on those are worse $$.... but they aren't as storied of a love-hate...
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    Wow!! That $400 per kit incl. tensioner unit is...

    Wow!! That $400 per kit incl. tensioner unit is nothing what I recall seeing for Audi parts elsewhere. I thought they were like $1k++ each. Maybe I'm totally recalling wrong. But somebody on here...
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    I'm getting ready to pull engine related to trans...

    I'm getting ready to pull engine related to trans replace and do a whole engine-out laundry list.... since your mentioning cam tensioners, what's your opinion on changing pads vs whole tensioner...
  21. Bring a Trailer RS6 auction... for anyone curious on prices.

    https://bringatrailer.com/listing/2003-audi-rs6-23/
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    There is a funny looking electrical piece with a...

    There is a funny looking electrical piece with a bunch of aluminum prong things that will make fan stop and do go bad something like "Blower Motor Regulator Resistor A/C Fan Control Unit". Its under...
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    Damn I was going to do a Gates belt soon. Bad...

    Damn I was going to do a Gates belt soon. Bad idea? I've used them many times before on many cars, mostly Porsche, and never had any issues.
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    I am running same OEM RS4 wheels with 265/35...

    I am running same OEM RS4 wheels with 265/35 Pilot Sports and made no mods to anything and no problems. They may rub a little in fender well at full steering wheel lock not sure. Curious, what...
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    When mine went I was sitting in dead stopped...

    When mine went I was sitting in dead stopped traffic (I live in DC metro area = worst traffic ever, and I've lived in NYC and SF Bay area during absolute peak full employment of early 2000s tech...
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