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Re: 25v I-5, no such engine
Thats becase of the short Wheelbase. The front weight is made worse by
having it be shorter. Front has more leverage on rear then in effect.
AND it had a 20v up front which is much heavier than a 10v motor.
But hey, I'll take one bad Weight Dist and all. :-)
Oh, BTW, I just bought a ur-q I think. I'm keepign it kind of
Hush Hush untill the deal is done.
It's been wrecked but I will fix it. In fact, its in your area.
Its Richard Funnels ride. Ever seen it???
SS Brake lines, Pagid Pads, ABT dash. Stock everything else but
who cares. That will change. Strong car, needs new front end. Good time
to put on FiberGlass or CArbon Fiber Fenders to save weight and put on a
Euro Bumper for good looks.
1984 4000s quattro / modified/ awaiting Turbo Transplant.
1985 4000 quattro / Silver / Fixing it Up.
1987 4000cs quattro / Saphire Metallic Blue/ Girlfriend's
1996 A6q / Volcano / Dads Car
*****1985 5kt / PARTING OUT!
On Mon, 22 Feb 1999, Michael Williams wrote:
> Todd Phenneger decided to speak these words:
> >Hmm, droping that into a ur-q would probably take care of some of
> >the weight distribution problems :-) I could handle losing about 200lbs
> >off the front of that car. Then put some Carbon Fiber Fenders and a Hood
> >(Ala Sport Quattro) and youd have one GREAT handling car. And faster too.
> Its funny though, the sport q had the worst production weight
> distribution of any q. I think it was something like 64%front and 36%
> rear or something horrid like that...interesting...
> Michael Sheridan Williams
> ICQ# 11740998
> 1983 UrQuattro, MC'd, koni yellows, borla, OZ Mito's w/ SP8000's
> 1985 4000S Quattro miles, Koni Yellows/Coilover (2B), strut brace, Sport
> 8000 Tires, K&N