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Anybody want to boast about low low mileage?

In message <970606003945_157287237@emout10.mail.aol.com> SMH100@aol.com writes:

> I know a lot of you on the list have boasted high mileage records.  I am
> curious about anyone who bought an Audi for under 10K with low low mileage?
>  A year ago i got super lucky and bought an 87' 4kq with only 42k!!!!!...and
> it was from Virgina.  Since then i have dropped copious amounts of buckazoids
> into the manitenance of this car.
> Anybody out there get super deal? 

I had a chat with Brian Ricketts down at BR Motorsport about low-mileage ur-
quattros, some while ago now.
He has observed that low-mileage WR engines in 1982 to 1986 cars have a 
tendency to require rebuilds _very_ early in life (before 50k miles) if the car 
is only used periodically.

One car belonged to someone working in the Gulf, and was used as a daily driver 
for two months of each year - then mothballed (properly) for ten months.  The 
engine failed at 46k miles.

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