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Re: Plug change spells disaster
----- Original Message -----
From: Huw Powell <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: Fred Munro <email@example.com>
Cc: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Mark Hilbush <email@example.com>; Mail
List - Quattro <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Monday, August 23, 1999 10:12 PM
Subject: Re: Plug change spells disaster
> > > > Cleaned the threads right out of the head. I fixed it by wrapping
> > tape
> > > > around the plug threads and screwing the plug back in. Amazingly, it
> > held
> > > > and got me back home. I don't recommend this for a permanent fix,
> > :o)
> > >
> > > why not?
> > >
> > Huw Powell, I can't believe you said that. DUCT TAPE? On an AUDI?
> > There are two very good reasons for not using duct tape:
> > 1. An Audi is a precision engineered, finely crafted, German driving
> > machine. It deserves only the finest OEM, high $$$$ parts on the very
> > occasions servicing is required.
> > 2. Duct tape is not yellow.
> > Really, Huw. Using duct tape on an Audi would be like, like, well, like
> > putting lawnmower parts in it! Totally unthinkable :o)
> What about precision engineered German yellow (gelb?) duct tape? Got
> the part numebr aorund here somewhere...
> beats the typical clothesline/zip tie repair of ailing fuel pump tray
> mounts at least, right?
> Huw Powell
Trust the Germans to come up with a precision engineered, finely crafted
yellow duct tape. I suppose I should have known..... :o)