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Re: 4kq: what year?
Andrew Buc decided to speak these words:
>Is a late ('85-'87) 4kq any more (or less) desirable than an earlier one?
It depends alot on whatyou are looking for. From what i know, the
earlier ones have stiffer stock springs, i keep hearing that it has
shorter gearing, but i dont htink so. Also, the interior is MUCH nicer
in the later models, and if you go with an 87, you get updated suspension
geometry (i think, i know a different front sway bar), and abs is
available. One last thing is that there arent power windows for the rear,
only the front. Finally, the quattro system is different. the 84 has
the old push/pull knob and the newer one has the dial knob thingie wiht
LED oil temp and voltmeter, which IMO looks pretty cool..
Also, there are interior colors other than the brown..but i cant
complain, my interior is brown..hehe...
other than what i just said, they are just about exactly the same.
Michael Sheridan Williams
1985 4000 S Quattro 185,000+ miles, Koni Yellows/Coilover (2B), strut
brace, Sport 8000 Tires, K&N, MOMO 4pt harnesses, Hella XL Driving lights
(excuse me, auxilliary low beams) (2x135w), magnecor wires....<out of
1986 Oceanic Blue, 4000CS Quattro--Parting Out(ask if you want anything)
My father's: 1986 4000 CS Quattro--Graphite 161,000 miles