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Re: '83 5000, purchase?

At 06:46 PM 12/21/96 -0500, you wrote:
>-- [ From: human * EMC.Ver #2.5.02 ] --

>Well its a nice "old lady car"  I test drove a coupla early 80's 5ks with
>automatics (is slushboxes easier to type - no) about 9 years (2 audis) ago
>and they couldn't get out of their own way.  Sorry to slam them, but that
>was how they felt.  Still, worth a try, nice feeling car if it doesn't seem
>to slow to get going.  For your son?  I'd say keep looking for a 4000. 
>smaller, more fun, cheapr to fix unless its a quattro.  

First thing to do is disconnect one side of the dual vacuum distributor and
crank in about 10 degrees advance. Adds about 15 hp and 6 mpg.

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                                       EMCM(SW) Dave Head  
87 5KCStq 182K miles and counting... 1.8 bar boost - Whee!
                                              Maitland, Florida