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Re: 91 V8Q
The V8's displacement was increased to 4.2 liter(up to 276hp from 240 I
believe, Eliot?) Basically, the UFO brakes were an inboard caliper setup
which allowed 12 inch rotors to fit under a 15inch wheel. Audi's logic
was so they could run a larger sidewall tire to keep the ride pleasant
and not give up braking performance. Unfortunately they are prone to
Brendan Rudack rudack@ucsub.Colorado.EDU
On Mon, 29 Apr 1996 EKellock@aol.com wrote:
> I'm fishing for opinions on what would be a fair price for a 91 V8Q.
> Black/black, 59K miles. 60K service done. Doctor/dealer-owner owned.
> Auto. Dealer asking $22,900.
> BTW, What size engine would this have? I know the V8Q's started out with a
> 3.6, but I thought I remembered them being enlarged to 4.0 or so. ???
> I've read a lot references to brake conversions for V8Q's, but I haven't
> really seen anything on why or how. (UFO brakes, whazzat?) Is this
> applicable to all V8Q's? The 91's?
> They seem to want my 5KCSTQ in trade pretty badly ($$$). So even though I
> wasn't really looking, I'm tempted.
> Ed Kellock
> Lansing, IA
> 87 5KCSTQ
> 87 CGT 2.3
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