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Re: cost of cars

>         people, including my regular mechanic, warned me up
>         and down about the reliability and *cost* of fixing
>         an audi.  parts are expensive, yadda yadda.

it costs me about as much to maintain and play with my car as it would
to buy a Ford Escort. Hmmm

Old conventional wisdom:  American iron = cheap to fix, Imports =

Nowadays, all cars are as complicated as the old imports, heck they are
all partially imported, right?  (sorry for the USA bias)

>         i was shocked that an "expensive" german bosch fuel
>         pump could cost $90 less than the same in a japanese
>         version.  then i wasn't shocked anymore, because cars
>         is cars.


Huw Powell


82 Audi Coupe; 85 Coupe GT