Shawn's 88 Audi V80

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Re: Shawn's 88 Audi V80

Postby Lucky » Mon Apr 23, 2018 7:32 pm

90quattrocoupe wrote:One of the reasons I took my car to Mark, was for the change from O34 to Vems. You won't find a better person than Mark for this. He even made me an adapter cable that plugged into the 034 harness and other end plugged into the Vems unit.


Greg W.


Marc emailed me the options and I chose the same one with the adaptor. The fact that you are running the same option gives me the warm and fuzzies about the switch in management!
He gave me some support a few years back getting the pnp up and running on my urs4 and he made it super simple and painless. I'm excited to get back on the road with it again.
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Re: Shawn's 88 Audi V80

Postby Lucky » Tue May 08, 2018 6:46 pm

Finally got the transmission in over the last weekendand am able to drive it again.

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Overall it was a fairly painless undertaking. For once I was fully prepared and had all the parts together to complete the install In one shot.

After the responses from 90quattrocoupe (Greg w) I learned I could use the factory sensor location on the transmission. I made a simple adaptor that will keep my current universal sensor centered in the hole and can be repeatedly removed without losing its adjustment. It is a piece of flat bar with a washer welded to the bottom to center in the hole and a spare nut welded to the top to thread the sensor in.

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I also had to add about 1.5 - 2 inches to the shift linkage to make it work. I only adjusted the angles slightly on the extended piece the rest was just as it was removed from a 2002 a4 v6.

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The iroz mounts went in very easily and the audi 4000 driveshaft fit perfectly. I only had to clearance a tiny bit of the transmission tailshaft for my exhaust to fit back on with a small spacer. All in all I did the whole job over the weekend by myself and didn't break a single bolt for once!

No post is complete without some damage. This is on the old 01a, check out the shard in the top right corner.

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Re: Shawn's 88 Audi V80

Postby Lucky » Mon May 14, 2018 9:27 pm

Everything seems to be working great no leaks or breaks so far. I am getting ready to install an old lc1 wideband I have laying around so I can adjust the fuel to something more reasonable. It's running rich right now, about 20L to 100km.

Video of a quick run
https://youtu.be/QgN0jGj4ZI4
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Re: Shawn's 88 Audi V80

Postby 90quattrocoupe » Tue May 15, 2018 11:35 am

Looking nice. The 6 speed will make all the difference. Down the road, you can update the trans to a .56 6th gear. I love it, in mine, for cruising.

Before I went with the current stock flywheel sensor, I used the same one as yours. You may want to double nut that sensor and apply a little red loctite. Mine moved in a sheared off the tip, while I was at Spring Mountain Raceway. Ended my day.

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Re: Shawn's 88 Audi V80

Postby Lucky » Tue May 15, 2018 3:50 pm

90quattrocoupe wrote:Before I went with the current stock flywheel sensor, I used the same one as yours. You may want to double nut that sensor and apply a little red loctite.


Good eye, already done! That picture was just for mocking things up, it has a nut locking it down.
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