> I used to drive an '85 5000S T (non-quattro.) I was quite satified with its
> turbo power until I wrecked it about two months ago. In searching for
> a new car, I test drove two '87 CS T and realized that their performance
> seemed worse than my the '85 turbo I used to have.
i'd say that the 87 probably gained some weight over the 85. maybe the 87s
that you drove were not cared for as well as your 85....
> When I upgraded
> my Ur Quattro to the *smaller* S4 water-cooled turbo there
> was an enourmous increase in performance.
how easy or difficult was that? did you do it yourself?