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Re: More unobtainium

At 14:41 99-01-02 GMT, Phil Payne wrote:

>It's starting to look very much like VAG (UK) wants all cars older than
>ten years _off_ the road.  Very much at variance with their product
>placement in "Sleeper".
>As far as I can tell, VAG's recommendation is that I scrap the Passat.

I was worrying about this as well. I've heard that most manufacturers only
guarantee the availability of spare parts for cars no more than 10 years
old. My 5KT is already 12 years old and still running strong and I'd like
to keep the car for years to come (even if I buy something newer, I'll
"sell" the 5KT to my mother). I've never had any problems getting parts
from the dealer so far, but I begin to wonder about how things would look
in the future.

Aleksander Mierzwa
Warsaw, Poland
87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
91 mountain bike (just in case both cars broke at the same time :-)