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Re: H&R Springs, Coupe 4cyl???
Well, suspension geometry apart don't you think there might be a difference
in shock valuing and spring rates between the heavier 5 cyl and 4 cyl
Audi thought there might be a difference and therefore put shocks and springs
on with different part numbers.
Timothy C Salazar II wrote:
> Oh come ON, people!!! That little "slash" in the statement, "Audi
> 4000/Coupe 4Cyl" must mean they just lumped all the versions of the 4000
> breed together! I mean, most of the 4000's were 4cyl's. Only the early
> 5+5's, the coupes, and the 4kcsq had the 5 banger,(can I use that term?),
> engine. All of them, (except for the quattro, I think), basically shared
> the same suspension setup. They just wanted to make it all encompassing
> and simple. Or they just left out an extra "slash". Or someone didn't
> word it all that well. But, for the record, I think it is a bit
> misleading for us people that know the difference between a I-5, a V-8, a
> Boxer and a Wankel.
> Love, Like, or Just Plain Tolerate,
> `86 CGT (2+3cyl.)
> `82 Coupe (4+1-5cyl.)
> On Tue, 20 Oct 1998 18:56:34 -0400 (EDT) Jonathan Monetti
> <email@example.com> writes:
> >Hi all,
> >I hope someone can assist--I have a brand new set of H&R springs in
> >box, ready to go on my coupe.
> >I noticed a sticker that says: "audi 4000/coupe 4cyl" on the outside
> >the box.
> >I called H&R, and they have no info on this discontinued line. I
> >Neuspeed (they were the distributor) and they confirmed that my part
> >number (30383) is for the catalog listing for "4000/coupe 4cyl". I
> >of no 4cyl. coupe model--was a 4cyl coupe sold in europe? If so, I
> >the wrong set of springs awaiting installation, yes?
> >The outfit that sold me the springs assured me at sale time that they
> >for the "Audi Coupe GT, 83-87".
> >Any info on this would be greatly appreciated.
> >Jonathan Monetti
> >86 Coupe GT
1982 Audi Coupe Turbo (475,000 km)
1982 Audi Coupe Quattro (155,000 km) Coupe with 4kq floor
1983 Audi Ur-quattro (220,000 km)
1986 Audi 4000 S Quattro (360,000 km) with 5 bolt pattern
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