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Re: Crash Test Results for Older Audis, and a Dodge Colt
Door beams were a US reg sometime after 1982 I think.
On Fri, 10 Dec 1999 01:24:33 -0500 (EST) Albert Ng
>I wonder if the type44s have side impact beams also?? I remember when
>had the door panel off sometime ago, I didn't see a side impact beam
>anywhere inside the door.
>On Thu, 9 Dec 1999, Ti Kan wrote:
>> Alexander van Gerbig writes:
>> > The 4k and the 80 are quite a bit different. At least this is
>> > Audi 80 history tells me. The 4k has a different chassis in my
>> > has side impact beams, 5/10 mph bumpers, and procon/ten. 4k had
>> > those.
>> The US 4K does have side impact beams in the doors. It also has 5
>> bumpers (at least the 80-84 models do, I don't know if the later
>> bumpers are also 5mph rated). No Procon-Ten though.
>> 96 A4 2.8 quattro
>> 84 5000S 2.1 turbo
>> 80 4000 2.0
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