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Re: Battery Vent

-----Original Message-----
From: Phil Payne <quk@isham-research.demon.co.uk>
To: mdeltergo@hotmail.com <mdeltergo@hotmail.com>
Cc: quattro@coimbra.ans.net <quattro@coimbra.ans.net>
Date: Tuesday, March 30, 1999 1:40 PM
Subject: Re: Battery Vent

Phil Payne writes:
>ETKA identifies 191 915 105M as the stock battery for the ur-quattro,
>Passat GL5 (both of which I have) and for Roger's 200TQ.  It's not
>a 'maintenance-free' battery and (IMO) such things don't exist.
> Phil Payne

    Quite right, Phil. These are more appropriately termed "low
maintainance" batteries. I top mine up with water every year or so - the '91
200q still has it's original Audi battery which still starts the engine
at -40 C!

Fred Munro
'91 200q  271k km