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Re: This is perverse, but ...

>fairy footed cam-cover polisher!


Bob W.
'99 A4 1.8Tqms 1bar
5k miles, dirty cam-cover

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Robinson <paulrobinson.cameraman@virgin.net>
To: quattro@audifans.com <quattro@audifans.com>
Date: Sunday, June 06, 1999 7:34 PM
Subject: Re: This is perverse, but ...

>Can't believe I'm being branded a maniac - Phil asked me for 3rd gear and
>"hit the rev limiter" to run the ECU test procedure; just so happens we
>going round a large roundabout at 60mph to achieve this pre-test status!!
>I think he's right though - these engines need a good run to get properly
>temperature and then a serious thrashing to allow the oil to fully
>where it surely doesn't go when driven by some fairy footed cam-cover
>Come on - these cars are for driving not just shining!
>Paul Robinson aka The Maida Vale Maniac
>1987 200TQW 228,200 miles(nearly 230K)
>>From: quk@isham-research.demon.co.uk (Phil Payne)
>>To: quattro@audifans.com
>>Subject: This is perverse, but ...
>>Date: Sun, Jun 6, 1999, 11:33 pm
>>Why is it that the cars with the highest mileages are the ones driven
>>by the maniacs?
>>Out for a test drive today with Paul Robinson.  1987 200TQW - a test
>>drive with full boost 60% of the time, squealing tyres and a debate
>>about it being just a tad tail-happy when thrown around on two wheels.
>>230k miles.
>>Last week with John Robinson.  1988 ur-quattro MB, flattening at 4500
>>in fourth and fifth gear.  Full boost or full brakes 80% of the time,
>>spitting sheets of flame out of the exhaust and generally screaming
>>the guts out of the engine.
>>210k miles.
>>174k miles.
>>Not a rattle or a puff of smoke between the three.  Do Audi engines
>>_need_ a good thrashing to survive?
>> Phil Payne
>> UK Audi quattro Owners Club