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Re: side marker lamps
Jeffrey J. Goggin wrote:
> Contrary to the rest of the country, the only 200qs I ever see (and very
> rarely at that) are of the dual knock sensor variety ... looks like the
> later cars not only got the K24 turbo but the airbag, knee-interfering panel
> under the dash (#%$^*&) and wood trim on the console. They also got 13"
> front brake rotors and came with 8x17 wheels, right? :^)
Yeah! They were screwed up so bad, that their windshield washers were connected to the lawn misters
in front of the intercooler :^)
BTW, time permitting, I'll implement this brilliant idea of yours.
On a distantly related subject: in 1984 I had water injection in one of my carburetted Ladas. The
effect, that it made, was_absolutely_stunning!
Net effects were: increased HP, lower fuel consumption (down to ~7L/100km/h from ~10L), the ability
to use a lower octane fuel (76) and absolute lack of carbon deposits_anywhere_in the combustion
The catch was - I would go through a complete exhaust replacement every 2 years (it did not handle
hot water vapor too well). Well, who cared, it was cheap.
The trouble was, I could not run water injection continiously. For half a year the temperature would
drop below 0°C and water would freeze.
'89 200TQ - 18psi (TAP)
'97 A4TQ - on order