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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
equipped cars?
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,
> Timothy
> `86 CGT (2+3cyl.)
> `82 Coupe (4+1-5cyl.)
> On Tue, 20 Oct 1998 18:56:34 -0400 (EDT) Jonathan Monetti
> <jmonetti@us.net> writes:
> >Hi all,
> >I hope someone can assist--I have a brand new set of H&R springs in
> >the
> >box, ready to go on my coupe.
> >
> >I noticed a sticker that says:  "audi 4000/coupe 4cyl" on the outside
> >of
> >the box.
> >
> >I called H&R, and they have no info on this discontinued line.  I
> >called
> >Neuspeed (they were the distributor) and they confirmed that my part
> >number (30383) is for the catalog listing for "4000/coupe 4cyl".  I
> >know
> >of no 4cyl. coupe model--was a 4cyl coupe sold in europe?  If so, I
> >have
> >the wrong set of springs awaiting installation, yes?
> >
> >The outfit that sold me the springs assured me at sale time that they
> >were
> >for the "Audi Coupe GT, 83-87".
> >
> >Any info on this would be greatly appreciated.
> >
> >Jonathan Monetti
> >86 Coupe GT
> >
> >
> >

Martin Pajak


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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