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  1. Just sorted this one out guys. Left bank of...

    Just sorted this one out guys.
    Left bank of cams were off a couple teeth.
    Replaced timing chains, guides, and all tensioner assemblies.
    New rear main seal while there.
    Cleaned and cleared the...
  2. Because there is a complete vacuum of information...

    Because there is a complete vacuum of information on these newer camshaft adjusters to support NOT taking them apart to check their operation and literally found NO pictures of the insides, I...
  3. Pulled the pan and sump. Found some sludge and...

    Pulled the pan and sump.
    Found some sludge and debris.
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B235pkx1LKL8WmNPb2tQdnpSeUdiSklTWkZuMTlEb0JnajJN
    ...
  4. Thats what I thought too, but these require a...

    Thats what I thought too, but these require a pentalobe (like torx) bit to disassemble -which I don't have (yet).
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B235pkx1LKL8aXREaUxYYjRJOHdFR01QUlZ4YXM1OFF6Qlo0
  5. Thought you were... Simple answer. no, I...

    Thought you were...



    Simple answer. no, I don't think so. I honestly don't understand what you're referring to. Are you talking about the "pins" that were referenced in that video link I posted...
  6. Yes, I noted that guide was missing a piece when...

    Yes, I noted that guide was missing a piece when I pulled the left upper cover. I removed it entirely before it dropped any more.
  7. What is the procedure to check the cam sprocket...

    What is the procedure to check the cam sprocket adjusters.
    They don't appear keyed to camshaft's
    additionally, I've watched this in regards to a similar design but in contacting the company, they...
  8. I believe the left bank's exhaust cam had skipped...

    I believe the left bank's exhaust cam had skipped some teeth. We heard some additional clicks as we were turning the motor (CW) over to access torque converter bolts. We were using the front pulley...
  9. Tools arrive Wednesday while I'm at work, but...

    Tools arrive Wednesday while I'm at work, but won't matter, I won't need them until Thursday.
    https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B235pkx1LKL8NDhMUzFwTW9kOThObGlJZGdvSXhfYlVNZkN3...
  10. Jack your definition of cool is definitely...

    Jack your definition of cool is definitely different than mine. Students are enjoying it though.
    If I had a dollar for every "LS it" comment.....
    Like the Sealube suggestion... never heard of that...
  11. https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B235pkx1LKL8TlJG...

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B235pkx1LKL8TlJGTzY1RnEzRndxZTRvOTZXMjNWSFZjRUVN

    https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B235pkx1LKL8Z0QwLU9BWnlQZnNMekJUdzFTbVoxZHZtX2Zr
    ...
  12. Thanks PIVOT, motor and tranny assembly already...

    Thanks PIVOT, motor and tranny assembly already out.
    Jack, thanks, already the entire SSP dl'd ;)
    Next: separation.....
  13. Well, doing my best to understand the TDC...

    Well, doing my best to understand the TDC procedure... the front crank mark is lined up but the cams are off on both banks. Right bank is close, but the left bank is way off. They were just so off...
  14. Many thoughts into this over the weekend. High...

    Many thoughts into this over the weekend.
    High compression would result from carbonization of combustion chamber -will investigate today -but not sold on this causing the extreme misfires and...
  15. SlapMeyPro isn't always correct (there are...

    SlapMeyPro isn't always correct (there are documented occasions the Bentley is wrong too for that matter), very good point, and I've shared that with my students as we encounter it.

    Neither ECU's...
  16. I have full access to ShopKeyPro for my service...

    I have full access to ShopKeyPro for my service manual.
    I'm a former auto technician with 25yrs experience, now teaching automotive tech, so not my first rodeo.
    Appreciate the suggestions, but...
  17. Ok sigh. Thats an involved job that will require...

    Ok sigh. Thats an involved job that will require some time from what I'm seeing in my research. I miss the old days when timing could be verified with a light or just checking camshaft alignment vs...
  18. I'm sorry, I don't understand.

    I'm sorry, I don't understand.
  19. O2 sensor removed, compression checked and -no...

    O2 sensor removed, compression checked and -no change.
    Bore scoped cylinders, exhaust valves verified opening.
  20. Removed left cam cover. Cams are turning as...

    Removed left cam cover. Cams are turning as expected. Valves are opening as expected. Lobes and followers appear in good working order.
    I would have expected cam correlation codes had the exhaust...
  21. looks like the left bank valve cover's coming off.

    looks like the left bank valve cover's coming off.
  22. Interesting compression test results. Cylinder...

    Interesting compression test results.
    Cylinder pressures in PSI
    Right Bank :
    1:219
    2:219
    3:210
    4:225
    Left bank (gets interesting):
    5:291
    6:297
  23. lol, yes, well it took all afternoon to type that...

    lol, yes, well it took all afternoon to type that other reply up while teaching... no excuses I know.
  24. Sorry ran out of time to test today. FWIW, Engine...

    Sorry ran out of time to test today. FWIW, Engine cranks over with normal sounds (nothing indicating a valve hanging open) or off-timing sounds.
    I will perform a compression test tomorrow and return...
  25. Hope this is a good start. Took a while: Audi/...

    Hope this is a good start. Took a while:

    Audi/ Q7 / 2008/ Premium 4.2FSI

    Step 1 Tag of PR-Build data picture

    Step 2 Status of car is STOCK

    Step 3 "VCDS" COMPLETE Auto-Scan in code tags!...
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