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Re: quattro mods
> You are going to have to replace the
>stock head bolts with the head STUD conversion from Raceware (or
>comparable company). The reason is that the stock ones are designed to
>stretch when you torque them down and when you start exceeding 15psi
>(approx.) they stretch even more! Now, unless you have a lot of spare
>time and a stack of head gaskets, I suggest replacing them. These little
>numbers run about 150 U.S. dollars and you don't even have to remove the
>head to put them in (I am assuming that your head is already off though).
Hmmmm Scott and I have no problems with the head bolts.... Intercoolers
yes, Headbolts No.
> I've got news for you
>though, I'm only doing one gear chance to 60mph and I do it at about
>45mph (of course I'm reving my motor to 6500rpm).
Really,...... In my car I have to shift to third to get 60. Scott?
>According to John at Sport Wheels, In Glenwood Springs Colorado,
>Willwood is the only aftermarket company that is willing to make a direct
>bolt on system for the Quattro. This system includes huge 13in. rotors
>and gigantic 4 piston calipers. This kind of setup is what is being used
>by a lot of racers in america's Trans Am series and I feel is overkill
>for the 4,500 dollar price tag it has attached to it! You could always
>try AudiSport, but I promise it will cost a bundle. I don't even know
>what they offer, if anything.
$4,500 eh? Sport wheels is making some big buck there.... NJT That BTW
is not the only source, More info will be forthcomming. Yes Scott it's
finally good news!