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Re: 200tqw gets new life

Boge's all 'round did the trick for my wagon as well.  Stiffness seems 
perfect for my weekly 400 mile commute.  Several Quattro knowledgeable 
people told me the old shocks were marginal but not shot, but once 
removed they obviously were shot.  New rear rotors, pads, and calipers 
also helped stop the nose diving.  Eurolights, plugs, injectors, belts, 
and a continuing stream of new parts have made it a real pleasure to 
drive since I bought it in June.  The new found stability saved my life 
a couple nights ago when several cars hydroplaned and spun out while 
passing me.  I was blinded by spray, but the Audi stayed straight while 
braking through some deep water, and recieved only a scuff on the upper 
fender and a chip out of the corner reflector.  I believe a car must've 
passed partially over my car to make those marks!  Anyway, it sure does 
feel like a new car.  

'90 200tqw

>From: "Dave Aukerman" <mhauk@ccsdana.net>
>To: <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
>Subject: 200tqw gets new life
>Date: Tue, 18 Aug 1998 16:16:58 -0500
>Well, its going on a week since the Q got new springs/shocks.  Used H&R
>springs and koni reds at each corner, the koni's set full hard.  HUGE
>difference.  No nose bob on accel/shifts/deccel.  Transitions are razor
>sharp.  Rear brakes are probably acctually working now that the car 
>not jump on its nose in hard braking.  Setting the konis at full stiff 
>a bit much, as big hits=big hurt.  If I had them off the car again I 
>go with 3/4 stiff and be happy.  
>89 200twq(4drUrQ)

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