D2 A8/S8 (1997 - 2003)
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Found an S6 engine locally with a supposed 135k on it, getting delivered this weekend
Posted by: alxdgr8 (6515) on 2018-03-13 23:42:34
In Reply to: Random dropped valve? on #2, guess it's time for a rebuild/swap :( posted by alxdgr8 on 2018-03-12 01:46:55

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Will swap cams (assuming mine are still fine) along with all the fresh stuff I had just done on the S8 engine and do a timing service before it goes in. Probably will pony up and spend $800-900 and get heavy duty valve springs and titanium retainers and install those too. I found a source that used to make just HD springs for use with stock steel retainers for pretty cheap, but not sure if they still make them...will have to reach out. That would give a savings since I don't really need Ti retainers on a stock engine. Also have a secret project I've been working on pre engine failure that'll get installed too.

In the meantime looking for a B7 A4 Avant to buy and daily which will then get passed to the wife to replace her Fiesta when the S8 is back on the road.
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