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Re: Restoring Audi's
# > Also, what do you mean by "restoration"? I have heard many people
# > claim they have restored TQC's and to them that meant they changed
# > shocks and brakes and had a cheap paint job put over the previous
# > coat! I have yet to see anyone do an honest-to-god restoration on a
# > quattro. I do however speculate you'll be seeing some people
# > restoring Ur-Q's and 5KTQ's in the next 5-10 years. They
# > are truly unique and special cars and deserve to be preserved!
# Hooow about Dave Lawson's ur-q, see:-
# And then there's Ben Howell's, 'course that's a moving target.
# And mine, well I've been working on it, on and off for 3 years.
# I think you'll find there are quite a few true restorations out there.
# It's just the people that perform them are a bit "touched" and
# unlikely to put them up for sale.
... I was thinking about this too ... but Dave and Ben have not "restored"
their cars in the classical definition of the word. In both cases the run-
ning gear have been modified to some extent, and I know that Dave's car has
a completely different interior ...
... so Mike, you may in fact be the first ... ;-)
... and what do you mean by "touched" ...
San Jose, CA (USA)
'83 QTC - currently in stock form ...