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Re: ur-q build date identification.
You have to look at the year letter in the VIN too...
Joe's sounds OK as an '82. My long departed Urq had
an 82 VIN. Some dealers will swear there is no such
thing as an '82 Urq in the USA - so you just sigh and
say "'83 turbo quattro coupe"...
> actually Todd, it says 12/81 as the build date,
> with the vin being WAUDC085XCA900554
> Called Audi yeasterday, and they are researching the car for me, funny the
> vin check they ran came back 82 4000 coupe....
> waiting for their call back.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Todd Phenneger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Quattro List <email@example.com>; Joe Rae <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, June 04, 1999 2:49 AM
> Subject: ur-q build date identification.
> > Joe,
> > I showed you where it was. BUT, in Joes defense, it confused me.
> > According to his ID plate in the Door Jamb it ID's his car as built in
> > 01/82. BUT, its vin seems to ID it as built as like Number 500 and
> > something. That cant be. My ur-q was built in 02/82 and is #76. Rocky
> > Mullans is 02/82 I think and was like #72 or something (I think)
> > Am I correct in that the last few numbers of the VIn are the Build
> > Number? Mine ends with 00076. Anyhow, I dont really know but Joes plate
> > confused me. Could it be a Grey Market Import from that early maybe?
> > L8R
> > Todd Phenneger
> > 1985 4000 quattro / silver / daily driver
> > 1983 ur-q / black / fixing it up
> > 1984 4000 quattro / modified/ awaiting Turbo Transplant.
> > 1987 4000 quattro / Saphire Metallic Blue/ Girlfriend's
> > 1996 A6q / Volcano / Dads Car
> > *****1985 5kt / PARTING OUT!