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RE: 1.8 v. 2.8

>From what I have heard, as long as the modification is not the SOURCE of the 
problem, the warrenty is still in effect.  NOW, try proving it was (or, 
actually,  WASN'T) the problem.  See ya in litigation....
Jon Linkov

From: 	owner-quattro@coimbra.ans.net on behalf of John Paximadis
Sent: 	Wednesday, December 04, 1996 2:48 PM
To: 	quattro@coimbra.ans.net
Cc: 	peterhe@microsoft.com
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