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Re: Audi Coupe Lighting

As to the idea of shifting 1-3-5 in the coupe.  My coupe has a 5 speed, and it works
very well to shift 1-2-3-4-5.  No winding the engine, no lugging, and there's always
throttle response when you need it...at least as far as throttle respose goes in
these cars.
If you need to get more relaxed, dish the big dough for an A4 tiptronic!
John Cassidy

only5kgt@uswest.net wrote:

> I'm sorry I can't share any thoughts WRT the lights. But the comment on shifting:
> I respectfully admit that I have no idea what a 91 CQ is geared like... but if
> it's anything like what I'm used to (10vt) *relaxed* 1-3-5 shifting would be
> impossible! To wind 1st high enough not to lug 3rd (esp. with the low-torque 20v)
> would be a scream session- and since I never use 5th under 65mph, ditto for the
> 3-5 shift, in my case. YMMV, indeed- as for minimizing clutch *use*: my 5k
> apparently has the original clutch at 192k- how much more wear do you need?
> Strictly my .02,
> Rob
> Christopher Gharibo wrote:
> > I have a '91 Audi Coupe Quattro at 53k miles.
> >
> > My driver side headlight bulb burned out. I was considering doing the 9004 to
> > 9007 bulb upgrade as recommended on the 20V site. Does this modification have
> > any damaging effects? What are the advantages?
> >
> > Also, what do the list members feel about 1-3-5 shifting to minimize clutch
> > use during relaxed driving?
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > Chris
> >
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