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Re: New Quattro in the family

I installed a system on my 4000q(sold) and many of my
friends cars. It is fairly straight forward but very
time consuming. Are you putting in  a whole
system(deck,speakers,x-overs(passive or
active),amplifier, basically not using any of the old

I learned the hard way to do it right the first time,
then you won't kick yourself later when you want to
upgrade or take it back out.

Any questions you can e-mail me directly,becuase this
stuff can get wordy:


Joel Nevin
96 A4 Quattro
83 UR Quattro

--- TM <mizutanit@mindspring.com> wrote:
> Hi listers,
> After much trial and error and lots of anguish, I
> have an '86
> 5kcstq. At the price I got it for, I couldn't turn
> it down.
> It has a couple things that need to be looked at,
> but I'm hoping
> that my mechanic doesn't give me any gotchas this
> Friday when it
> goes in. Fortunately, these guys are not monkey
> lads, so I trust
> their work. Especially considering that both of them
> own quattros
> themselves.
> Although the car doesn't compare to the modded A4
> that is also
> in the family, it still pulls strong and easily
> cruises at 75-85
> on the highway with a minimum of effort. Hopefully,
> with a bit of
> work, I'll have it in pristine condition (the way my
> other cars
> are/were kept). Anyone know of any good, relatively
> inexpensive
> body/paint shops in the Philadelphia area?
> Also, does anyone know how difficult it can be to
> rewire the entire
> stereo system? Is that a relatively easy job for an
> experienced car
> stereo installer? I'm going to disconnect the
> factory "booster" and
> have an external power amp power speakers front and
> rear.
> Regards,
> Taka Mizutani
> '86 5kcstq

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