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Re: 4KQ Rear Muffler--Design Defect??
Hmmm Pat was feelin fiesty last night..... I think that makes it
Pat 1 jpinkowish 0
Besides the reason they mess with the turbos is because it is FUN you idiot.
He must have never been for a ride in a turbo car.... Poor Guy.
----- Original Message -----
From: Pat Martin <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 27, 1999 11:01 PM
Subject: Re: 4KQ Rear Muffler--Design Defect??
> >Hey, Smarty-Pat:
> 1st off I did not intend to flame you. But since you insist I may oblige.
> >Yes, I did investigate other exhaust systems. There are quite a number
> >high quality, expensive systems. Many with a lifetime guarantee. My 4kq
> >185k miles and I drive it hard. The objective is not to hang $600-800 of
> >exhaust under a car worth $2000 at best. If anywhere, I'll spend the
> >the suspension and tires and a good driver's seat.
> Did it ever occur to you that maybe a system made for the 4kq might not be
> the best idea? Custom systems cost less than $400 and are a hell of alot
> more stout than an Ansa muffler. Not to meantion that you can upsize a
> little and get more power to boot.
> >So, I bought the exhaust special from Blau. For $300, I get a realistic
> For $300 you got a piece of sh%t. Sounds like a deal to me.
> Besides, the new Ansa design sports a visible reinforcement in the
> >weld area. I should get at least an extra month of use.
> BONUS. Ever heard of polishing a turd.
> >Perhaps I'll start a 4kq project car that will have high quality
> >But it sure won't have one of the migraine, ulcer, heart attack causing,
> >wallet draining, sissy ass turbo motors in it. Why you folks fuck with
> >problematic turbos is way beyond me. I read all those tear filled posts
> >the 100, 200, and ur-q sufferers and shake my head.
> Since the conversion I have spent $0 on turbo related problems on my car.
> Obvously you are not a very smart jerk. If you were you would know that
> only did the 100 not have a turbo but you would also know that the turbos
> are very bulletproof on these cars. How many tears have you heard on this
> list regarding turbo's?
> >BMW has the right philosophy -- if zey can't get the HP from a normally
> >aspirated motor, zey don't build it.
> Those Bmw folks sure make reliable cars dont they. HA HA HA HA. Is that
> some kind of joke? If you were not such an ass I would offer to show you
> I f(*&k with turbos.
> aol explains everything. Wasn't it James Carville that said something
> a dollar bill and some park.