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Preventative Maintenance for low mileage vehicle
In message <c=US%a=_%p=CLANDNZ%l=CLWLG01-980128214338Zemail@example.com> 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.
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club