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Re: Northern rusty Q's?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Kneale Brownson" <knotnook@traverse.com>
To: "Fred Munro" <munrof@isys.ca>; "The PC Handyman"
<pchandyman@intrex.net>; <quattro@audifans.com>
Sent: Monday, December 20, 1999 7:55 PM
Subject: Re: Northern rusty Q's?

> At 04:45 PM 12/20/99 -0500, Fred Munro wrote:
> >In addition to Kneale's comments, the underbody hardware will be rusty,
> >brake & fuel lines may be rusty (although they are well protected with a
> >tough coating), the crimps on the SS oil cooler lines may be rusted, the
> >pan may be rusted, the coil springs may be rusted. The bodies usually
> >up well, except as noted by Kneale.
> >I've taken to having the underbody sprayed with rustproofing compound
> >fall.
> >
> >Fred Munro
> >'94 S4  94k km
> >
> As an alternative to your annual treatment, you COULD just let a few of
> "normal" oil leaks keep everything shiny.  <G>
> Kneale Brownson

I figure synthetic oil is too expensive for underbody treatment. I prefer to
keep it inside the major components :o)