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Re: Sport Conversion in Mag.

> In message <Pine.SV4.3.91.971227005822.5561B-100000@pine.mcla.mass.edu> Hulda Jowett writes:
> > For those interested in the Dialynx Sport (short) Quattro conversion, 
> > there's an article in the January issue of "Performance VW". Some 
> > very nice pictures...
> Has he cracked the AWD problem yet?  I gather the first one he did became FWD 
> only in the process.
> Given Walter Rohl's comments about the Sport, the utter absence of rear seat 
> passenger capability (one of the ur-quattro's greatest strengths) and the 
> intercooling problem, I wouldn't have thought it worth doing.
> Now _stretching_ a genuine Sport - THAT might be worth doing ...

I never understood the point behind the Quattro Sport body. Was
it supposed to improve weight distribution? Did it work?

Cool hood on that car, with the air-intake grill... butt-ugly in 
other respects...   just an opinion, of course...

-Douglas Hurst Quebbeman      (dougq@iglou.com)
"The large print giveth, and the small print taketh away."  -Tom Waits