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Replacing clutch master cylinder on 4000Q

In message <199705301514.AA15085@igw.fmc.com> christopher_bender@fmc.com (CHRISTOPHER BENDER) writes:

> Well, Phil, your comment sounded like it was intended to be humorous, until you 
> added "serious Question."  To honestly answer the question, I did not pull up on
> my clutch pedal regularly, but only made the observation that I could.  If there
> is any damage to my shoe as a result of a few times of this, it is not 
> noticeable.  And since this was a few years ago, I have surely retired that pair
> of shoes already.

That's not how the damage occurs - it's brake fluid dripping off the actuator 
rod.  I can spot failing master cylinders in pubs.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club