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Re: aarrrggghh

> Audi doesn't like making anyone's life easy, well, not in the early
> eighties...Just why did they insist on having the Coupe GT's tailpipe
> bend like that? It shoots out sideways from the muffler by about a foot
> and it angles upward slightly for ground clearance....so when i measure
> it up for a slick looking exhaust tip, I realize that I will have to
> hack the tailpipe off to put one on.....I really wasn't too keen on
> having an exhaust tip shoot from under the bumber by 5 inches.
> Geordie Clarke
> '82 Audi Coupe

At least with the 82 you can make a new pipe that comes straight back
form the muffler without it looking funny.

The 85-on bumpers have a cutout for the tip, which makes perfect sense
under a 4kq with it's laterally mounted muffler - but just looks dumb
(from underneath) with the coupe system.

I want to find someone who can fill that cutout (plastic welding???) so
it was "never there" and go to a straight outlet when I rebuild my

Huw Powell


82 Audi Coupe; 84 4kq; 85 Coupe GT; 73 F250