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Re: v8 - auto to 5pd conversion?

On Wed, 29 Nov 1995, Eliot Lim wrote:
> forget it.  the entire underbelly is different.  even the exhaust pipes
> take a different route.  the front axle is completely different, the
> radiator is different... i won't even try to list all the differences

oh no... Bumm-mmer. 

> here.  either get a S4 or 200Q20V if you really want a stick.  the
> 5 cylinder engine creates a lot less nose heaviness than the v8.

 (!)  I was always thinking that the V8 was actually _lighter_ than the 
5-cyl.. ?! I thought the V8 was aluminum vs the 5's cast iron.. but I 
could be wrong.