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In message <01BB9449.40867E20@rossp.netmania.co.uk> Philip Ross writes:
> I notice that you have recently started contributing to the quattro list.
Recently restarted would be better. I was here before, but I suffer a lot
from the Demon bounces and Dan's code kept un$ubscribing me.
> I have been a subscriber for a few years and have often thought it would be
> good to have such a list in the UK. I recently suggested this to David
> Preece and he said he would be discussing it with the committee. I think
> it would be useful to be able to discuss UK issues and suppliers rather
> than predominantly American ones. What do you think of such a venture?
Aw, shucks, these good people don't seem to mind us crashing their party.
There's actually a great deal more in common between US and European vehicles
than there is different. The transmission and bodywork issues are identical.
> Is there any way that we could survey QOC members to judge how many have
It's now on the membership renewal form. We will see. I have already opened
our BBS to UK quattro Club members (01536-723021) but there isn't much on there.
> Finally, I have a problem with my WR engine quattro which I have been
> wasting a lot of time and money trying to sort out. After hard acceleration
> in any gear followed by a change into a higher gear, the car begins to
> misfire under continued acceleration. I'm not sure if this is connected
> but it also stalls after hard braking to a standstill and refuses to
> restart for up to a minute. So far I have replaced injectors, fuel filter,
> coil, spark plugs and removed wastegate pipe from manifold to check for
> blockage (ie overboosting), but none of these methods have solved the
What colour are the plugs/exhaust? Lean or rich? Does it also stumble if you
reverse uphill with full lock on.
> I may have to drive down to BRM or someone who has a rolling road to get to
> the bottom of this.
BR Motorsport _has_ a rolling road, but only a two-wheel one. They're on
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Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club