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Postby PRY4SNO » Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:09 pm

When I re-torqued mine after roughly 5000-8000 km I got about a 1/3 turn. I think most people recommend to do so much quicker, but can't remember the accepted/recommended interval.
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Postby DE80q » Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:27 pm

If I remember correctly, you retorque after first heat cycle, then again 1000 miles later.
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Re: jbrentd's 2nd Chance CQ - working that punchlist...

Postby vt10vt » Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:07 am

jbrentd wrote: Got it torqued down per the ARP instructions. Anyone know if I’ll have to retorque after some heat cycles?

I always re torque ARPs after the first full heat cycle and typically get another 1/4-1/2 turn out of several of the studs so I'd recommend it.
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Re: jbrentd's 2nd Chance CQ - working that punchlist...

Postby jbrentd » Mon Jan 27, 2020 10:15 am

Thanks for the info everyone.
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Postby jbrentd » Wed Jan 29, 2020 7:30 pm

Spent some time prepping the block for a treatment of POR15 engine paint.

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Postby morris400 » Thu Jan 30, 2020 7:01 pm

Paying close attention to this build. Awesome work so far, we can swap info back and forth once i get my stuff as well.
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Postby jbrentd » Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:24 am

morris400 wrote:Paying close attention to this build. Awesome work so far, we can swap info back and forth once i get my stuff as well.


Thanks, sounds good.

Got a coat of primer in the other night. Finish color will be silver, like I did on the 7A. The POR15 kit I bought last time has enough of some of the products to do 3 or 4 engines. Other products, only enough to do 2.

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Postby jbrentd » Sun Feb 02, 2020 4:46 pm

Two coats of silver on the block and the EM is on. I think we’re getting close to yanking the 7A.

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Postby PRY4SNO » Sun Feb 02, 2020 7:09 pm

Looks marvellous.
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Postby jbrentd » Sat Feb 15, 2020 1:22 am

Thanks


Kind of stuck until I can find time to head to a buddy’s shop to use his sand blast cabinet. I suppose I could put the car on jack stands and start disassembling it.

Managed to get a few small things done.

Serviced the injectors
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Received a couple 3B S2 hoses
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And I feel like I’ve spent a small fortune on new hardware. Got a bunch of Norma hose clamps and this is my second batch of fasteners.
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jbrentd's 2nd Chance CQ - working that punchlist...

Postby jbrentd » Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:13 pm

Sand blasting done on these and a box of misc engine parts. Need to go buy some paint , but they came out looking so nice, I kind of want to leave them raw.

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Postby Afterthought » Fri Feb 21, 2020 6:58 pm

Regarding the battery I know you asked a bit ago but I was just catching up.
I think Dave (broken Quattros ) has a YouTube video where he did it on a car and the tools he used looked more efficient than what I did .
Removing the tray was the hardest part . I tried using spot weld drillers at first, but I didn’t like how much of the metal it was taking away behind the battery tray on the firewall.
So then eventually I just cut most of it away with a cutting wheel to get it out of my way, and to leave only the mounting portion so I could use various burrs on that with a 90 deg die grinder .

I went to a local battery shop and got the cables , measured my length and had them crimp the ends on for me . I can find some pics if you want
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Re: jbrentd's 2nd Chance CQ - working that punchlist...

Postby jbrentd » Fri Feb 21, 2020 9:41 pm

Afterthought wrote:Regarding the battery I know you asked a bit ago but I was just catching up.
I think Dave (broken Quattros ) has a YouTube video where he did it on a car and the tools he used looked more efficient than what I did .
Removing the tray was the hardest part . I tried using spot weld drillers at first, but I didn’t like how much of the metal it was taking away behind the battery tray on the firewall.
So then eventually I just cut most of it away with a cutting wheel to get it out of my way, and to leave only the mounting portion so I could use various burrs on that with a 90 deg die grinder .

I went to a local battery shop and got the cables , measured my length and had them crimp the ends on for me . I can find some pics if you want


Thanks for the info. I’ll go back re-watch Dave’s video. I was planning to use a cutting wheel and grinder, when I get to it. I think I have all the pieces identified. One question is whether to put the breaker/switch in the rear hatch or on the firewall.
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Postby Afterthought » Sat Feb 22, 2020 12:11 am

On my cq I put a large breaker in the trunk .
On my urq I have the breaker at the firewall . I think it can go either way depending on what you want to protect I guess.

I’ve also used one of these power posts before , if you leave some of the wiring harnesses intact and you a few things that tie in together you can use a post .
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Here’s the battery tray in my 90 .
I drilled most of the spot welds, then finished it off with my die grinder , then I also tried to use as smooth of a bead as possible of seam sealer over it . Then I used EBAY paint using the Audi code . The match isn’t perfect because the new paint is lighter in color than the engine bay (due to heat i would guess )
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Postby jbrentd » Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:52 am

Afterthought wrote:On my cq I put a large breaker in the trunk .
On my urq I have the breaker at the firewall . I think it can go either way depending on what you want to protect I guess.

I’ve also used one of these power posts before , if you leave some of the wiring harnesses intact and you a few things that tie in together you can use a post.


From what I can tell, it seems you want to keep your “always hot” segments as short as possible by placing the breaker close to the battery. But I would think it would be more convenient to get to in the engine bay. Got a pic of where you mounted the breaker in the hatch of your CQ?

And I have one of those posts on my list as well. Thanks again, for sharing those pics.
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Re: jbrentd's 2nd Chance CQ - working that punchlist...

Postby alxdgr8 » Sat Feb 22, 2020 7:16 pm

I did a breaker on the firewall and a fuse at the battery on my GT. Breaker on the firewall is super handy when working on the car.

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Re: jbrentd's 2nd Chance CQ - working that punchlist...

Postby Afterthought » Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:08 pm

alxdgr8 wrote:I did a breaker on the firewall and a fuse at the battery on my GT. Breaker on the firewall is super handy when working on the car.

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You guys are making me think now , for my 90 . I think in my 90 I’ll consider putting a breaker or switch somewhere accessible without having to pop the hood or trunk . But I could but a breaker by the battery and switch in the car .
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