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Re: My new '83 TQC
I have a sale broc + a reprint from Car and Driver on their road test.
Please send you address and I'll pop a copy of each in s-mail.
'83 TQC & a couple of VW 16V's
On Sun, 28 Jan 1996, MS LORI K SCHNEIDER wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I hadn’t intended to de-lurk quite so soon but I bought a car
> yesterday and I have a lot of questions about it. I was looking for
> an early ‘90’s Audi 90 quattro to replace my ‘88 90Q. Then I found
> an ‘83 turbo quattro coupe and bought it yesterday. It is Mars red
> with chocolate leather, has 78,000 miles, very clean, very quick and
> I am just delighted! I know these cars are rare and desirable and I
> want to learn as much about my car as I can. I did get an owner’s
> manual, but I am looking for more information, such as:
> Were fog lights available as an option, if so what are the correct
> fog lights and is there a source for them?
> If factory fog lights were not offered, then what has typically been
> used on these cars as an after market add-on?
> I would like to find a sales brochure for 1983, would anyone have one
> available to sell or be willing to copy one for me?
> Is there a definitive book on Audi (something like the Buyers Guide
> series) that would describe year by year features, technical
> specifications, options, caveats, etc.? I have looked in vain since
> I bought my 90Q four years ago. . .
> I gather that the quattro system has undergone improvements over the
> years. Can anyone describe to me the evolution of quattro technology?
> Should I expect any handling differences in my new ‘83? (I don’t
> want to be rudely surprised the first time I drive this car on an icy
> I have lots more questions but will stop now before this gets any
> longer. Thanks in advance to anyone who can help me!
> Lori Schneider
> ‘83 TQC
> ‘88 90Q
> ‘87 Porsche 930
> ‘79 Chevy Blazer (my husband’s daily driver -- he says he’s going to
> trade it for a VW Thing)
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