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Just got back from a ski trip,
As usual, the Quattro did great, even with M&S tires that dont
have much tread left. I am slowly working on converting half my skiteam
to quattro fanatics. OF course after making them all Rally fans with a
WRC Season summary video, all the subaru owners now want a WRX. I cant
really blame them. Got some good shots of a URQ rolling and a 4ktq
blasting around in the rim of the world though. The 4ktq looked almost
exactly like mine, save for the Sport grille, and the drastic wide stance
Anyhow, on the way back, we had 4 people, 6 pairs of skis, 6 pairs
of poles, Ski Boots and Sorels for everyone, 12 pack of Beer in the trunk,
everyones ski stuff and sleeping bags, pads, towels, extra clothing,
WAxing and tuning kit, my HUGE Audi toolbox and spare parts (which I used
to re-wire the headlight switch when it went out the day before, I now
have a new style to go with my new dash), school books and some food. We
had to strap 3 bags to the roof on top of the ski's to make room to sit
but we all got in OK. The rear end was about 1 inch from riding on the
stops and with my bad struts would bottom over every pothole, but we
plowed snow down the Mtn, scraped my exhaust over parking entrances, and
drove 200 windy miles home.
WooHoo, I love that car. I still managed 70 mph in 4th gear going
up the passes. Not bad for a 7% grade I think and 5000 feet.
Anyhow, I am ordering some new struts next week for the rear.
Should I use the Boge TG like I have int the front. I drive 30,000 miles
a year and like to use the car on the track and drive it hard. I have been
thinging about the hard Bilstiens too.
Todd Phenneger aka: Zarati
1984 4000s quattro / New Red Paint
2.5" Borla SS Exhaust / Boge Turbo Gas Shocks
15" Wheels & 205/50 ZR15 Bridgestone RE-71s
Considering a Turbo Conversion :)