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RE: Advice on 200 Wagon.

Vikram wrote:

	>I am planning to buy a 1990 200 Wagon (I guess 200 always
refers to TQ)

In US 200 always refers to Turbo, but not necessarily to Quattro

	>I have the following concerns/questions

	>1.  The speedometer needle seems to shake and is not steady.
Is this a
	>warning that the speedo
	>might fail ?  What would it cost to fix.

This often indicates that someone played with the odometer, but I'm not
sure if it applies to the electronic speedos used in 200s (anyone can

	>3.  Do all the wagons have the self leveling rear suspensions ?
	>they a problem ?

Hydraulic system is a problem in general on these cars

	>4.  What should the normal boost on this car be ?

1.3 on the gauge

	>Please email me directly also as I plan on making an offer
tommorrow.  I
	>am going to get the 
	>TB/pump replaced immediately.  Anything else besides the usual
	>filters/sparks etc ?

Check if the oil lines ( 2 at the turbo, 2 at the oil cooler ) are in
good shape

Aleksander Mierzwa
87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
91 mountain bike (just in case both cars broke at the same time :-)