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Re: Andy's 16v Corrado - new hoops arrived
« Reply #550 on: 19 July 2011, 23:40 »
It's an AGU code engine Wayne.

Chuff, not wanting to go down that route with this. There will be another car purchased as a runaround which may well be the dirty fuel  :grin:

same as mine andy - agu

k03s it mate, thats on my list  :wink:

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Re: Andy's 16v Corrado - new hoops arrived
« Reply #551 on: 20 July 2011, 21:58 »
Well, turns out the head is completely buggered on this motor  :sad:  Price of a good replacement head is somewhere along the same price as another donor engine. So I'm gonna start looking for another suitable donor and see what I can get.

At least I've got plenty of ancillaries to put with a new motor now so hopefully by the winter I will have found somewhere to store the car and get the old motor out and prep the bay for the new one arriving  :wink:

Bought a few more bits for it yesterday so pics will arrive once fitted :afro:
'95 Mystic blue Mk3 2.0l 8v - gone
'93 2.0l 16v Corrado - gone (and missed)
'02 A4 Quattro sport - gone
'91 Black 2.1 16v Corrado -gone
'91 Tornado red Mk2

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Re: Andy's 16v Corrado - new hoops arrived
« Reply #552 on: 21 July 2011, 10:43 »
Well, turns out the head is completely buggered on this motor  :sad:  Price of a good replacement head is somewhere along the same price as another donor engine. So I'm gonna start looking for another suitable donor and see what I can get.

At least I've got plenty of ancillaries to put with a new motor now so hopefully by the winter I will have found somewhere to store the car and get the old motor out and prep the bay for the new one arriving  :wink:

Bought a few more bits for it yesterday so pics will arrive once fitted :afro:

That's a pain in the ass!... gutted for you.... was the engine sold as sold as seen?  no chance of giving it back?

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Re: Andy's 16v Corrado - new hoops arrived
« Reply #553 on: 21 July 2011, 12:39 »
Engine was given to me for nowt Mate  :wink:

Thought I could salvage it but there was too much damage to the cam seats :sad:. Still, all the ancillaries are there and all I need is a block & k03s turbo and I'll be sorted  :cool:

Seen quite a few good example, low mileage ones going for not too big money so gonna have a good search before purchasing in October  :smiley: I currently have no spare room for another engine as yet  :rolleyes:
'95 Mystic blue Mk3 2.0l 8v - gone
'93 2.0l 16v Corrado - gone (and missed)
'02 A4 Quattro sport - gone
'91 Black 2.1 16v Corrado -gone
'91 Tornado red Mk2

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Re: Andy's 16v Corrado - new hoops arrived
« Reply #554 on: 21 July 2011, 12:48 »
Ah fair enough mate.

Happy hunting for a new one then... I wonder when good stock of 20VTs will come to an end with so many conversions going on these days.

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Re: Andy's 16v Corrado - new hoops arrived
« Reply #555 on: 21 July 2011, 12:58 »
Exactly Mate. Keep thinking about different powerplants to the 20v but it's a relatively simple conversion mechanically. The wiring on the other hand  :shocked:  :grin:

Diesel was another option but don't fancy all the changes involved  :sad:

See what pops up I guess  :smiley:


'95 Mystic blue Mk3 2.0l 8v - gone
'93 2.0l 16v Corrado - gone (and missed)
'02 A4 Quattro sport - gone
'91 Black 2.1 16v Corrado -gone
'91 Tornado red Mk2

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Re: Andy's 16v Corrado - new hoops arrived
« Reply #556 on: 21 July 2011, 13:39 »
Exactly Mate. Keep thinking about different powerplants to the 20v but it's a relatively simple conversion mechanically. The wiring on the other hand  :shocked:  :grin:

Diesel was another option but don't fancy all the changes involved  :sad:

See what pops up I guess  :smiley:


It's a great unit and popular for conversions as a result, If I wasn't so keen to keep my original motor i'd go down the same route...  I just wonder when they run out, bet the later engines aren't so straight forward to fit.

could you honestly tolerate a diesel chugging away under the bonnet of such a nice Corrado?

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Re: Andy's 16v Corrado - new hoops arrived
« Reply #557 on: 21 July 2011, 13:42 »

could you honestly tolerate a diesel chugging away under the bonnet of such a nice Corrado?


A TDI PD130 with a remap would be something different :smiley:

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Re: Andy's 16v Corrado - new hoops arrived
« Reply #558 on: 21 July 2011, 14:49 »
That's what id like in my valver, I bet its a massive ballache to do though?

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Re: Andy's 16v Corrado - new hoops arrived
« Reply #559 on: 21 July 2011, 14:58 »
That's what id like in my valver, I bet its a massive ballache to do though?

A7 UFO did similar but......


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