Category Archives: Misc.

Excess Stuff – Reasonable Offer Sale

This post contains a listing of excess parts that I have that are for sale. Many are new or lightly used.

Make me an offer. I’m looking to get approximately 50% of what they cost. Shipping costs will be added to the purchase once they are determined.

Since I’m looking to move this stuff out of the garage package deals are encouraged.

Contact: flyboy at

  • VAG Tool
  • Valve guides (SOLD)
  • Coolant hose (SOLD)
  • N249 Valve
  • Clutch pedal position switch
  • Head bolt tool
  • Brake pad wear dummy plug (1)
  • Intake manifold gaskets
  • 034 Phenolic Spacer (RS4 to S4)
  • 034 Motosport Intake Manifold bottom plate for AN fittings.
  • Brake booster to Y-pipe vacuum lines, check valve, etc. (SOLD)
  • Oil cap
  • Paragon Oil Supply lines
  • Paragon Turbo wastegate lines (SOLD)
  • Schwaben cam lock tool
  • Clutch position tool
  • Crankshaft bolts
  • Schwaben fuel pump removal tool
  • Generic braided stainless steel hoses (SOLD)
  • ECS Jack Pad and 2 plugs
  • Stasis Ohlin coilover wrenches (SOLD)
  • 15mm and 10mm wheel spacers
  • Angle tool, for setting manual shifter position
  • AWE boost leak tester
  • Quik Latch hardware for front bumper attachment modification
  • NGK BKR7E 4644 (12 spark plugs)
  • Phatnoise Music player with hard drive & cable (also includes a cradle for managing music via computer – not shown)
  • 72lb EV14 fuel injectors
  • Schwaben Radio removal tools
  • Mamba adjustable wastegates
  • Coolant switch
  • Frankenturbo custom F21 turbos with N54 compressor wheel and swaintech coated turbine housings. (Approx. 500 mi of use) – Similar performance to a K04.
  • Cam plugs (SOLD)
  • Other cam seal parts (SOLD)

Mamba Wastegate Bracket Update

Having had some challenges getting one of the Mamba wastegates to fit and ending up filing it down so it would work, I contacted Mamba to let them know about the fit problem.

They contacted me today to let me know that they had revised the bracket and wanted to know if I would like to have the updated version.

Since I already altered the part I declined to have a new bracket sent, but I’m glad to see they updated the part so it should have better success for others.

Mamba Revised B5 S4 Wastegate Bracket
Mamba Revised B5 S4 Wastegate Bracket

Mamba Revised B5 S4 Wastegate Bracket
Mamba Revised B5 S4 Wastegate Bracket

No particular place to go

With a number of different turbocharger pairs sitting in boxes, and a good pair on the car, I’ve had trouble deciding what to do next with my S4.

BorgWarner RS6 - FrankenTurbo F21 - TiAL 605
BorgWarner RS6 – FrankenTurbo F21 – TiAL 605

Then there is an incomplete engine sitting in the corner of my garage that will open some opportunities on account of the 2.8 heads and built bottom end.

Istook Engine Clean Up
Engine Cleanup

After several months of no progress on either I took some free time on New Years day to start preparing the car to pull out the engine.

Engine Pull Prep-work

The built engine is not ready so that option is out for now. My goal with the TiAL turbochargers is to have them made over into 770’s, so that leaves me with a choice between the BW RS6 turbo’s:

BorgWarner Audi RS6/K04 Turbocharger
BorgWarner RS6/K04

Or prototype FrankenTurbo F21 with ceramic coated turbine housings and Mamba wastegate actuators.

Frankenturbo F21 with Mamba wastegate
Frankenturbo F21 with Mamba wastegate

I’m leaning toward the F21s on account of them being an easy transition from the Turbo Concepts Stage 1 turbos that are presently on the car.

Turbo Concepts DZX-271 Turbocharger Compressor Wheel
Turbo Concepts DZX-271 Turbocharger Compressor Wheel