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Re: fitting remote door locks possible? (Results)

On Fri, 27 Mar 1998, Huw Powell wrote:

> > I have, and have gone through 2 of them now.  I sent the last one back to
> > the factory for repair.  Both lasted exactly 2 weeks then kicked the
> > bucket.  The circuitry is not robust enough to handle the long signal
> > period of our Audis without using a couple of relays to isolate the unit.
> This is why whenever I get around to adding power locks to my coupe I
> probably won't use Audi spares even though I have 'em.  Those vacuum
> operated locks don't really cut it IMHO.  Always liked the speed and
> neatness of electric power locks.  And much easier to actuate with one
> of those key fob things, right?
But electric locks are never silent! I enjoy the confused looks on
passengers' faces as I ease into the seat after unlocking all doors
(whoosh!) and murmur, "It's open!" Even those who have already seen the
seat heater switches, climate control, and hidden radar persist in
thinking this beast doesn't have PDL!
> -- 
> Huw Powell
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Ah, nothing beats a loaded type 44 for gizmos (most still functional at
The Cadillacs go creeping past in the night of poison gas!
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