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'85 Ur-Q questions...
In message <01ID8ZU34R788WXJDT@delphi.com> email@example.com (Jeffrey J. Goggin) writes:
> 3) Is my 200q quicker than I realize or is the Ur-Q slower than I thought
> ... the two cars are quite a bit different in character. Surprisingly, my
> 200q (admittedly modified) feels a lot more "sporty" and the Ur-Q feels more
> like a Grand Tourer a la a Porker 928. I'd always assumed the opposite
> would be true.
>From an 89 200q to an 85 urq, you've moved backwards over a major shift in
engine technology. Ur-quattros with the newer engine technology (parallel to
your 200q) were never officially imported into the USA.
We have both running in parallel here in the UK - the pre-1988 WR engines and
the 1988 and later MB engines. It takes some pretty hefty and expensive mods
to a WR to make it equal to an MB. The gap between the MB and the 20V is not
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club