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Re: 86 4000sq possible purchase

Seems a lot as the job only pays 1.8 hours !!!!!!!!!



-----Original Message-----
From: Huw Powell <audi@mediaone.net>
To: Quattro List <quattro@audifans.com>
Date: Sunday, September 12, 1999 11:27 PM
Subject: Re: 86 4000sq possible purchase

>> Timing belt and water pump can easily run $500 on a 4kq, while on the 4
>> cyl 4k it's a standard local vw shop job for prolly half that.
>Hmmm, I don't think I would mind doing that job for people for $500 a
>pop.  Lessee, $100 worth of parts (max), and a whole day to spend on it
>at $50 an hour?  Maybe the $500 includes air fare?  Maybe I'm missing
>Several rank amateurs did this at Chris Miller's house, none took over
>twelve hours as I recall.  The only reason I even say twelve is so many
>other varying jobs were done on those cars at the time.  Of course I
>could see a dealer charging that money, their labor rates tend to be
>high, parts costs, etc...
>Huw Powell
>82 Audi Coupe; 84 4kq; 85 Coupe GT; 73 F250