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Re: 4KQ callaway turbo

>Or mebbe he might think... wait a second there must be a potentially
>large market out there who are willing to sacrifice their life savings to
"large market"?  How many 4k's are there on the road?  And how many of
those owners would even _consider_ something like this?

>tune their cars no matter how many times their wives threaten to make 'em
>choose between her and the kids or the car. Just a thought.
Hmm.  I'd have to say it's a lot better use of money to spend it on an
older 200 or 87-88 5000.  I've reached the point where my 5000 is just
falling apart, I'm sick of it, and I want a newer, better car...I love
Audis, but not mine right now...

The decision process for me is something like this:
"Hmm.  Spend $400/month(at least) on 11 year old, falling apart car.  Hmm.
Spend $320/month on 1991 200; better engine, better sound, better looks,
has q, and ...comfy, heated seats...  Hmm."  Of course, there was also the
little voice pointing out the monthly payment for a lease on an brand
spankin' new a4q(albeit, less fun factor than a 200.)

Current repair list looks something like this:
-Window motor($100)
-Clutch MC and new clutch($1000?)
-Needs Bomb($700)
-1 rear caliper, 1 front caliper that are freezing and warping my
rotors(one or the other, never at the same time, joy.)($300?)
-afformentioned rotors($150?)

Total?  $2.2k.  More than 2/3 the value of the car.

Slightly disgruntled(while out of hearing range of car) owner of a 87 5kCST :(
Prospective owner of 1991 200tq :)

Brett Dikeman
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