[200q20v] Re: Weather Woes on my S6....
maximus at lart.com
Thu Aug 9 09:02:11 EDT 2001
At 08:47 PM 08/08/2001, Ti Kan wrote:
>Yes, turbocharged cars, in particular those with intercoolers like
>our Audis, thrive on cool ambient temperatures. When it get really
>hot performance does suffer. This is because the intercoolers won't
>be able to drop the intake temperature down as much, therefore the
>boosted air won't be as dense as could be.
I discovered this a few weekends ago, had my '89 200 out in Lake Havasu w/
110F heat. Off the line the my '200 was very sluggish. I really had to
put my foot down to get the car to respond.... she don't the heat of the
desert as she does the cool breeze we have here in Orange County, CA :)
'89 Audi 200
'01 Audi A6 2.7T
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