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Audi 2.7t Swap Reboot

Audi 2.7t Swap Reboot

My project has been sitting dormant for a while and I'm ready to get started again.  Ran into a few snags during this build.  The major snag is a timing issue that I have not resolved.  After doing some research, I think the issue is at the flywheel.  I installed a SPEC lightweight flywheel and I might not have installed it right.  Never knew timing could be off at the flywheel.  The 1.8t has the crank position sensor on the engine block, fool proof, while the 2.7t has it on the...


Update - Audi B6 2.7t Avant Build

Update - Audi B6 2.7t Avant Build

 

 

The new engine was pretty clean when it arrived but I still took time to give it a detail cleaning with Simple Green and a scrub brush.  I had to be careful not to break anything since the plastic on all of these engines get brittle over time.  Once the engine was clean, I started cleaning the engine harness.  I cleaned and inspected the harness at the same time.  I had more busted harness plugs and broken wires than I would have thought.  I will have to take some time to repair those before I...