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RE: 1.8 v. 2.8

Whatever you want - a modification can never void the warranty per se.
If something breaks, the manufacturer has to prove that the modification
explicitly caused the failure to be able to weasel out of the warranty
- peter
  peterhe@microsoft.com - http://www.geocities.com/MotorCity/1001
  91 200qw
  94 acura legend gs
  issaquah, wa, usa

>-----Original Message-----
>From:	John Paximadis [SMTP:john.paximadis@worldnet.att.net]
>Sent:	Wednesday, December 04, 1996 11:49 AM
>To:	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
>Cc:	Peter Henriksen
>Subject:	RE: 1.8 v. 2.8
>> From: Peter Henriksen <peterhe@microsoft.com>
>> Date: Tue, 3 Dec 1996 09:50:44 -0800
>> Subject: RE: 1.8 v. 2.8
>> The way to go for what?
>> As far as I know, a 1.8T can be taken to well over 200hp with relatively
>> minimal investment as opposed to the 2.8 which needs all sorts of
>> expensive hardware to get more than 5-10hp more than it already has in
>> stock form.
>> It seems to me that if you want performance, take the 1.8T and hop it
>> up. If you want smoothness and ultimate longevity, take the 2.8.
>> Make mine a 1.8Tq Avant with somewhere just above 200hp and suspension
>> modifications.
>The question is, "what upgrades can be done to the 1.8T (engine) without
>voiding the warranty".  The answer I would suspect is either "few or
>Anyone have any insight? 
>John Paximadis
>'87 4000CS Quattro