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Preventative Maintenance for low mileage vehicle

In message <c=US%a=_%p=CLANDNZ%l=CLWLG01-980128214338Z-531@clwlg01.computerland.co.nz> David Eaton writes:

> i have the same 'problem' with my ur-quattro.
> i believe a long run whenever you can manage it (1/week, or even
> 1/month) with a nice warm-up then a long-distance run (1 hour or so), is
> sufficient to keep everything in good working order.

Well, even though mine is (was) a daily driver, there was no mistaking how 
smoothly it idled and how well it performed after a 660-mile run in a single 
day.  Properly maintained, I5 engines just _love_ to do the miles.

I've often wondered if any variants were sold for applications such as power 
generation.  I know diesels are _usually_ preferred, but there are some 
applications where petrol is better.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club