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Re: FYI: 5KCSTQ Exhaust system

On Thu, 2 May 1996 EKellock@aol.com wrote:

> I've been asking around about an upgrade to the exhaust system for my 5KCSTQ
> and just spoke to Milt at Europart.  He advised me to stay with stock because
> things get pretty touchy when the backpressure is altered.  Just thought I'd
> pass this along.  Maybe it's common knowledge on the qlist. If not, and if
> there is a different opinion out there, I'd be interested to hear it.
> In any case, I appreciate Milt's honesty and will definitely include Europart
> in any parts searching I do in the future.

	I suppose there might be some detail of the Audi exhaust that I 
don't know about, but in most cases, I have understood that no 
backpressure is the best for turbo performance.  If that is the case with 
the Quattro, then I would stay away from Milt at Europart, because he 
apparently doesn't know anything about turbos.

	Although the stock Audi exhaust system IS good, Milt's philosophy 
is off base I think.  There are better exhaust systems out there for the 

Graydon D. Stuckey								
Flint, Michigan   USA
'86 Audi 5000 CS Turbo Quattro, GDS Racing Stage II