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Re: TYP89 80 RS2 Conversion
A v G <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>European 80 model designation: TYP81-US 4000 TYP89-US 80 B4-US 90.
Not entirely correct- the type 89 was made in both 80 and 90 forms. Just
like the type 44 was made both as a 100 and 200.
The factory internal code went to platform+number on the B4, the type 89
is otherwise (confusingly enough) known as B3.
>My comments concerning RS2 conversion apply to TYP89 80 series Audis. RS2
>conversion for proper fitment and finish requires:
>1. RS2 Bumper
>2. RS2 Lights
See my earlier mail- Cabriolet/S2 DE ellipsoid headlights are an
excellent alternative for these. You wouldn't want to transplant all the
self-levelling Xenon stuff into a car not previously equipped with such.
They're also cheaper.
>3. US 90 Fenders
>4. US 90/Cabrio Hood
>5. RS2 Underlight body trim
>6. US 90 Front suspension: control arms(may use S2 forged ones), ball
> joints, struts...
>7. US 90 Cross Member
>8. Small nuts 'n' bolts for conversion
Don't forget the RS2 grill, a nice affair in powder-coated steel mesh.
Looks the part.
-my Dfl. .02
'87 90q NG engine, looking for reasonably priced S2 sedan/Avant/coupe