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How can I make my '91 200tq go faster?
In message <firstname.lastname@example.org> Brett Dikeman writes:
> Reference to the older dodge caravans. Tire was on the underside of the
> car(exposed) and to lower it, you had to use the tire iron to undo a cable
> winch that lowered the tire to the ground. Where was the tire iron, you
> may ask? They put it in the engine compartment. Gotta love american cars.
Same with the old Standard Eight, except it wasn't a cable - it was a long screw
with a hex head like a wheel nut located under the carpet in the boot. The
joke of the period was that Vauxhall did it this way so you didn't need to
remove the boot contents to get the spare out ... erm.
The ur-quattro, in standard form, is even sillier. It has a 'digestive
biscuit' emergency spare - "to save room in the boot". Oh, yeah? What happens
if you exploit this extra boot space and then have a puncture?
You either have to drive home with the dead wheel on the front seat passenger's
lap, or discard the 14-spoke Ronal ($480) at the side of the road.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club