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Re: urq VINs

Fluhr decided to speak these words:

>>Hey all, one more wierd thing is that the build date is 7/82...
>>if it were an 83 car, as the VIN says, wouldnt it have a chassis number 
>>lower than 539?
>>Am i missing something here?
>>here is the VIN again: WAUDC085900539   
>>From a cursory glance at the info I have about urq VINs, it would
>appear to me that Audi began production of U.S. urquattros in February
>of 1982, but started the VINs at D-900001.  They then continued to
>number sequentiall until August of 1982, at which time they switched
>to the 1983 production changes and continued numbering at D-9000543
>(give or take a few).

So if they switched over and started with 543, wheredoes that leave mine 
which is 539? or is there some inacuracy in the info?  Or am i just 
completely missing the whole point here....


Michael Sheridan Williams
ICQ# 11740998
1983,(82?) UrQuattro 170,000 miles (new engine going in), koni yellows, 
borla exhaust, BFG CompT/A ZR Tires, more to come, im sure...hey, i just 
got it.
1985 4000 S Quattro 186,000+ 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