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Re: I got it! I got it!
congratulations on your purchase...my last car was an infiniti also (J30t)
couldn't tell you anything about the seat...what works for me might not
neccessarily work for you...as for the radio, i think it may be because of
the radio because i've replaced every piece of stereo in the car and i no
longer have the problem...why are you stuck on something that's double din?
At 08:31 AM 8/1/96 -0400, Jay@aol.com wrote:
>Tuesday night I took delivery of my brand-spankin-new blue A4Q from Criswell
>Audi in Annapolis MD. Sunroof, weather, grey leather. NO Bose, thank you
>The drive home to VA was a great test - it was raining like hell, slick
>roads. The car held fast to the road; the steering was true even through
>puddles and milled pavement. It was incredible.
>The only thing slowing me down was my own habits from driving the Q45a
>luxoboat; I kept backing off because I simply KNEW that I was going to careen
>into a tree. I realized that my ear is directly connected to my foot, so
>that when I was going 65 it sounded like 95 (the Q is not a noisy car) and I
>slowed down to about, oh, 40 until I looked at the speedo and corrected
>myself. :) Gotta break that habit.
>A few questions:
>- The reception on the printed antenna ain't so hot. I hate to ruin the
>great lines with a real one, though. Is this just a function of the lousy
>factory radio, soon to be replaced with a Clarion?
>- More for you audiophiles: Most of the radios I've been looking at are
>double-DIN, which obviously doesn't fit right off. Anyone successfully
>modified their dash to fit one of these, or should I lower my sights? I
>can't particularly imagine how it could be done - maybe relocate climate
>control or something.
>- Aren't all the buttons supposed to glow red? I have two white ones - the
>"compressor" and the "temperature minus" on the climate control. Is that
>intentional or did they slip up?
>- When I shut the engine off, I hear a loud spinning/scraping sound on the
>passenger side from the foot.. um.. footwell, whatever you call it; it slows
>down after about 15 seconds. Is this just the cooling fan? Normal?
>- I've already had occasion to use the rear fog light as a "back off, man"
>light. However, as wired, it automatically triggers the front lights. Can
>this be defeated?
>- On a less A4-specific note, what are people's ideas of the optimum
>seat/wheel configuration? I can never seem to find a position that a) won't
>fatigue my arms and b) leaves me well-supported in my back; I frequently end
>up leaning way forward in the seat. I figured a bunch of driving enthusiasts
>would be a good group to ask.
>'96 A4Q Blue/Titanium, sunroof, weather, 88 miles