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Re: The end. (of the Q)
Glad to hear you are OK, Brooks. Sorry about your q. Don't try this stunt in
your average rice grinder!
'91 200q 248k km
From: Brooks Ellis <email@example.com>
To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>
Date: Saturday, April 04, 1998 12:34 AM
Subject: The end. (of the Q)
>Such a tragic day I had at a point not far in the past... I was driving
>home (after partying all night, and not sleeping for 30 hours prior to)
>along a route I take quite frequently. Ahh, the nice warm waterbed at
>home... Some coffee...
>TREEESXZ!!! Rushing by me on either side! What the @#$*@~!?!? Quick, get
>out of here!
>But before I could, one of the little trees big brother beat me up, and
>brought my '90 100Q to a point of sudden deceleration! The big brother tree
>smashed my engine compartment, and crushed a couple cylenders in the
>engine; broke everything foreward of the back seat.
>Thus, The End.
>Alls I can say, is I'm glad Audi's are pretty safe, as I was doing ~50-60
>without a seatbelt, and only recieved a couple scratches from the airbag
>blowing up. I just crawled out the drivers side window, smoked a cigarette,
>and said "Son of a bitch.".
>Well, enough Story Time and Audi Praise - I have a problem (other than no
>The Insurance company wants to give me $5600 for my car, the '90 100 Q,
>sunroof, heated seats, metallic finish, all records of service, and a few
>miles over 'normal' - 116k. Otherwise, no problems whatsoever.
>There's no way I can get a comperable Audi for that, so I need to 'show' or
>prove that it was worth more than they are suggesting. I have called a
>couple dealers, but the salespeople I've talked to WILL NOT give me a list
>of _Actual Selling Prices_ (not asked). They're real slippery around that
>subject. Unfortunatly, the Insurance co. feels that they have the actual
>selling prices of similar cars, and have picked the lowest ones.
>They are comparing my '90 100 Q to one '89 and two '90 200 NON-Q's, with
>auto. trannys. ?! Apples and oranges? And little bears too?
>So, I am basically screwed if I can't get more $$ for it. I can either
>walk, or buy some sort of rice grinder. Boo hoo. I'm crying. Sob. Sob.
>If you can give me any advice regarding such, I would -GREATLY- appriciate
>it. A WHOLE LOT.