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RE: URQ head value

In message <LOBBICJEHKNCFKPGKKHPKEHCCMAA.dhandas@cwixmail.com> Anand Dhanda writes:

>> In message <0.b71f22a.2549e318@aol.com> DGraber460@aol.com writes:

>>> I would like some input as to the value of a replacement head for an URQ.

>>> Rocky Mullin has such a beast, and we would like impartial pricing
>>> information.

>> YMMV.  Audi (UK) sells exchange heads for WR and MB ur-quattros at
>> around GBP370 plus 17% VAT.

> Excuse the calculation error, but isn't that in the neighborhood of $700 or
> so dollars?????? With out shipping?!?!?

Yup.  Which I think is a pretty good price for what you get - a _NEW_
head with new valves, new guides, new seals, new springs, new collets,
a new cam and new lifters.  70% of the moving parts in the engine.

Over here, an unrenovated second-hand ur-quattro head is just a big

 Phil Payne
 UK Audi quattro Owners Club
 Phone: 07785 302803   Fax: 0870 0883933