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Quattro Coupe questions
I went through some of the archives in an attempt further educate myself about the Quattro Coupe before I
lay down $9300 for the one I found. Unfortunatly the archives gave me more concerns then comfort.
First the car is #347, Mars Red with 77,000 miles
Here is my short list of concerns:
1. Rust-On the sideskirts there is a seam and both these seams have
rust. It is more then superficial but small (2inch by 1/2 inch). If its just on the
seam it is no prblem but if it started from behind the skirt it
maybe way worse.
2. Locking differencial-how often does this fail and and how hard is
it to trace out the failed vacuum lines for it.
3. Cracking cylinder head- Is this a real common problem or something
that pops up once in awhile?
4. The hot starting problem- My Audi Mechanic thinks this is a
booster relay problem> Oddly enough he fixes it with a late model
Ford relay with success. However, in the archives one guy
(Dave Lawson)goes on about injector O rings, sensors for the
injecter cooling fan circuit etc.
What is the story with this?
Thanks in advance for all the questions. I just want to make the best decision possible when buying this car.
This has been my dream car for ten years and now I can afford to buy one, park it and begin to fix it up.