motorgeek.com :: Socially inappropriate motoring information.
Search this topic:
motorgeek.com :: Board index :: Motorgeek Madness :: Projects
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 291 posts ] Go to page Previous  1 ... 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...

Author Message
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:59 am 
Offline
kickin' tires'n lightin fires
User avatar

Joined: Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:48 am
Posts: 571
Soo cleannnn. Looking good

Sent from my SM-A102U using Tapatalk

_________________
1994 s4: O1E 6spd swap, Stromung 3" turbo back,and so on
1983 Audi 4ks Plain Jane
1990 90q 20v: Project?
1990 90q 20v: Parted out/ junked RIP
1982 Honda v45
X2 1995 S6 part cars


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 3:15 pm 
Online
kickin' tires'n lightin fires
User avatar

Joined: Tue Nov 27, 2007 9:55 pm
Posts: 685
Location: Owasso, OK
Thanks!

With the exception of swapping out the oil filter housing (got one inbound from Issam), I think I’m just down to running vacuum lines.

Image

Working on making room in the coupe. Im thinking about removing the engine and transmission together. What’s your preferred method? Is it best to drop it with the subframe and all the suspension? Or other? I do plan to refresh all brake parts and bushings while it’s apart.

Image

Image

_________________
Brent
1991 CQ - Project Car


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 9:05 pm 
Offline
Chirping second

Joined: Thu Oct 17, 2019 6:43 pm
Posts: 94
When I took the engine out of my 90 I didn't take it out with the transmission. Its not hard to unbolt the engine from the bellhousing in terms of getting a ratchet in there but I did end up having to cut my downpipe in half. The subframe was in the way of the downpipe and I couldnt find a way to rotate the motor the correct direction in order for the downpipe to clear the subframe because the input shaft was still connected into the flywheel. Basically the downpipe hit the subframe before the input shift was disconnected so rotating the motor for the downpipe to clear the subframe was not an option. I will say that was my first time ever removing an engine from any car though and I may have just been able to drop the subframe. If youre planning on taking the tranny out also Id say do it all connected and drop the subframe, I haven't done it but I imagine itll be easier. That's my two cents, more experienced people may be able to give you a better answer.

_________________
1988 Audi 90Q 10v - AAN Swap in the works
https://www.motorgeek.com/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=218089" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Sat Mar 28, 2020 10:46 pm 
Offline
kickin' tires'n lightin fires
User avatar

Joined: Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:48 am
Posts: 571
Spooky Quattro wrote:
When I took the engine out of my 90 I didn't take it out with the transmission. Its not hard to unbolt the engine from the bellhousing in terms of getting a ratchet in there but I did end up having to cut my downpipe in half. The subframe was in the way of the downpipe and I couldnt find a way to rotate the motor the correct direction in order for the downpipe to clear the subframe because the input shaft was still connected into the flywheel. Basically the downpipe hit the subframe before the input shift was disconnected so rotating the motor for the downpipe to clear the subframe was not an option. I will say that was my first time ever removing an engine from any car though and I may have just been able to drop the subframe. If youre planning on taking the tranny out also Id say do it all connected and drop the subframe, I haven't done it but I imagine itll be easier. That's my two cents, more experienced people may be able to give you a better answer.
I pulled the motor in similar fashion leaving the trans in. If I had to do it again I'd probably dropp the subframe and pull the trans and motor as one so theres more space when pulling it.

Sent from my SM-A102U using Tapatalk

_________________
1994 s4: O1E 6spd swap, Stromung 3" turbo back,and so on
1983 Audi 4ks Plain Jane
1990 90q 20v: Project?
1990 90q 20v: Parted out/ junked RIP
1982 Honda v45
X2 1995 S6 part cars


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Mon Mar 30, 2020 7:16 pm 
Online
kickin' tires'n lightin fires
User avatar

Joined: Tue Nov 27, 2007 9:55 pm
Posts: 685
Location: Owasso, OK
Just to follow up on the AC compressor interfering with the 3B oil filter housing, here are some pics with the AAN oil filter housing and AAN oil supply line installed. No more interference issues. And about 1/2 to 3/4” more space between the filter and compressor, to boot.

Image

Image

And some comparison pics between the AAN (right) and 3B (left).

Image

Image

_________________
Brent
1991 CQ - Project Car


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:15 pm 
Online
kickin' tires'n lightin fires
User avatar

Joined: Tue Nov 27, 2007 9:55 pm
Posts: 685
Location: Owasso, OK
Progress is a little slower than I’d like on the coupe, but I was able to get some of the suspension torn down this afternoon.

I’d like to find a set of brake dust covers, but won’t hold my breath. I’ll probably just knock down the rust and apply the 3-step POR15 products. Thinking about using that stuff on a decent amount of the suspension and steering parts.

Image

_________________
Brent
1991 CQ - Project Car


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Sun May 03, 2020 1:27 pm 
Offline
I sprinkle rubber on my Cherios

Joined: Mon Nov 26, 2007 3:11 am
Posts: 491
Looking good! Keep up the hard work.

Sent from my SM-G892A using Tapatalk

_________________
1990 audi coupe quattro 20vt project
1996 Audi a4 2.8 auto Daily Driver


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Mon May 18, 2020 5:41 am 
Online
kickin' tires'n lightin fires
User avatar

Joined: Tue Nov 27, 2007 9:55 pm
Posts: 685
Location: Owasso, OK
vinniepearl wrote:
Looking good! Keep up the hard work.

Sent from my SM-G892A using Tapatalk


Thanks!

Stupid Question Alert!

The coupe is on jack stands, the front brakes and suspension are torn out, and all 4 alxes are still bolted up to the differentials. So, the ground and brakes are not available to me. What's the best way to break the CV joint bolts loose? Put the car in gear and attach the crank lock tool to keep the engine/drivetrain from rotating?

_________________
Brent
1991 CQ - Project Car


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Mon May 18, 2020 7:08 am 
Offline
:blog:
User avatar

Joined: Fri Jul 30, 2004 1:38 pm
Posts: 12514
Location: CT
I use an impact gun on the inner CV bolts just make sure they are cleaned out and hammer the triple square in before pulling the trigger.

_________________
Austin
90 90Q 20v 91 200 20v avant 92 urS4 03 S6 avant


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Mon May 18, 2020 7:19 am 
Online
kickin' tires'n lightin fires
User avatar

Joined: Tue Nov 27, 2007 9:55 pm
Posts: 685
Location: Owasso, OK
yodasfro wrote:
I use an impact gun on the inner CV bolts just make sure they are cleaned out and hammer the triple square in before pulling the trigger.


Thanks Austin

_________________
Brent
1991 CQ - Project Car


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Thu May 28, 2020 4:13 pm 
Online
kickin' tires'n lightin fires
User avatar

Joined: Tue Nov 27, 2007 9:55 pm
Posts: 685
Location: Owasso, OK
Good times working on the rear suspension/braking tear down. Both rear ABS sensors were stuck. Got sticker shock on replacements until I was pointed in the direction of the big truck’s sensor options.

Image

_________________
Brent
1991 CQ - Project Car


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:02 pm 
Online
kickin' tires'n lightin fires
User avatar

Joined: Tue Nov 27, 2007 9:55 pm
Posts: 685
Location: Owasso, OK
Not much progress, but a little. All of the suspension and brakes are off the car, except the rear top mounts (I’ll get to those soon). The Summer heat is making me lazy. While I was looking for a set of e brake cables, I went ahead and ordered a full set of reman’d brake calipers, rather than rebuilding mine.

I’ve been working on removing the CA and subframe bushings. What a PITA! I’m only half way done and every one of them has put up a fight. Still have the rears to go and they look the worst (at least the CAs do).

Image

I bought a ball joint press kit with the hopes it would make things easier, but have had to resort to heat, penetrating oil, hole saws, hacksaws, BFH’s, and chisels. I’ll be glad when this work is behind me so I can put some Verkline bling in.

_________________
Brent
1991 CQ - Project Car


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Sun Jun 28, 2020 2:23 pm 
Offline
kickin' tires'n lightin fires
User avatar

Joined: Tue Sep 30, 2014 9:48 am
Posts: 571
Looks like that was a fun time. I will be putting some solid subframe bushings in the rear of my 90 sooner or later. Not really looking foward to getting the old bushings out lol

Sent from my SM-A102U using Tapatalk

_________________
1994 s4: O1E 6spd swap, Stromung 3" turbo back,and so on
1983 Audi 4ks Plain Jane
1990 90q 20v: Project?
1990 90q 20v: Parted out/ junked RIP
1982 Honda v45
X2 1995 S6 part cars


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Sun Jul 26, 2020 1:59 pm 
Online
kickin' tires'n lightin fires
User avatar

Joined: Tue Nov 27, 2007 9:55 pm
Posts: 685
Location: Owasso, OK
“One bite at a time”...is what I keep telling myself.

All bushings are officially removed. The rears were much more cooperative and I was able to use the ball joint press quite a bit.

Image

Worked today on cleaning the rear diff. Here are some before and after pics

Image

Image

Also completed the 1st two steps of POR15 prep (degrease and metal prep) on all of the suspension parts. Hope to paint them next weekend.

Image

_________________
Brent
1991 CQ - Project Car


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:13 am 
Offline
I post, therefore I am
User avatar

Joined: Sun Oct 09, 2005 6:16 pm
Posts: 5695
Location: Oregon/Utah
Nice work Brent! keep at it, its gunna be so nice when its all done!

_________________
//Dave

3x '95 90 quattro - 83 URQ - 99 B5 A4 Avant - 82 coupe


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
 Post subject: Re: JBD's Project CQ - Starting on the 3B Swap...
PostPosted: Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:07 pm 
Online
kickin' tires'n lightin fires
User avatar

Joined: Tue Nov 27, 2007 9:55 pm
Posts: 685
Location: Owasso, OK
Hybrid_Hatch wrote:
Nice work Brent! keep at it, its gunna be so nice when its all done!
Thanks Dave!

POR15 is on. Pretty happy with the turnout. Went with the semi-gloss.

Next up, install the new bushings and clean up the coilovers.

Image

Image

Image

Image

Image

_________________
Brent
1991 CQ - Project Car


Top
 Profile  
Reply with quote  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 291 posts ] Go to page Previous  1 ... 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Search this topic:
motorgeek.com :: Board index :: Motorgeek Madness :: Projects

Jump to:  



Information

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests



You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum
  |  It is currently Fri Aug 07, 2020 10:13 pm
Share |