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Re: a stupid friend of mine

JordanVw@aol.com writes:
> In a message dated 11/9/99 5:19:50 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
> caliban@sharon.net writes:
> << old beetle:karman-ghia::new beetle:tt
>     please refute.  need amunition.  i know he's wrong
>     in the complete analogy, mainly because he is 
>     always talking out of his ass, but i don't have the
>     chops and data to convince him.
>   >>
> i think it's the same chassis..  

The New Beetle is built on the same A platform as the Golf-IV and
Jetta-IV (Bora).  The TT is also built on a shortened version of
the A platform, but with significantly uprated suspension with many
higher-spec pieces, as well as a much more rigid body.

In some ways that analogy is not too far off...

96 A4 2.8 quattro
84 5000S 2.1 turbo
80 4000 2.0
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