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Quattro Coupe update
After reading Eliot's update on the V8 Quattro, I though that perhaps I'd
share my experiences with my 1990 Coupe Quattro.
Currently after 12 1/2 months and 28,500 miles I have experienced the
1. Persistent "bed-spring-type" squeak eminating from Right Rear. Dealer
has tried to fix 3 times, to no avail. One other customer with his
QC in the service dept. at the same time identified he's having the same
problem. Anyone else have it and/or get it fixed?
2. Terrible wear due to poor toe-in alignment (IMO) on front tires (Dunlop
Sport D8's). Dealer *would not* rotate tires, claiming that Quattro's
should not have their tires rotated. I got 21,000 miles on the fronts.
3. Burned out light bulbs: 1 front fog light, 1 makeup/vanity light.
Other than that no problems.
One significant plus... my mileage has gone from 21 MPG to about 24-25 now
(and I don't exactly drive wimpy).