92 20v Turbo motor FS on Ebay

Ed Kellock ekellock at juno.com
Fri Oct 25 20:08:14 EDT 2002

When I was in New Zealand in 1998, I found a '92 S4 for sale at an Audi
dealer in Auckland.  It was an automatic, right-hand drive.  I was very
surprised and checked it out throughly.  It was a 20v urS4.

On Fri, 25 Oct 2002 17:14:44 -0400 Brett Dikeman <brett at cloud9.net>
> At 1:53 PM -0400 10/25/02, JordanVw at aol.com wrote:
> >  > This guy sounds like he has no idea what he's selling! I
> thought there was
> >>  no such thing as an automatic 20v turbo?
> There isn't, unless it was frankenstein'd either by the shop, or by
> the (hopefully still intact) previous owner.  The pictures are
> horrible, but I think I see a clutch cylinder up top?  The linkage
> doesn't look right for the manual, though...and it doesn't seem to
> be
> long enough for a quattro tranny.  Anyone a better guesser than I?
> :-)
>    It is from a TENS car, so it is NOT a 5000 tranny(note the large
> TENS cable brace on the tranny.)
> >  >
> >  >
> >>
> >hmm since when did they make a "92 audi 5000" especially with a
> 20vT and
> >"automatic" tranny..
> >buyer beware..
> Not to mention, it is very obviously from a crash.  Note the broken
> passenger side tranny mount, cracked t-belt cover, and a complete
> lack of electronics.  If the ECU is missing, its pretty much
> useless
> to someone looking to do a swap...3B ecus are pretty much not
> available, and a 3rd party ecu would set you back a pretty penny
> for
> one with barely the features of the Motronic.  I also don't see any
> harness(and no maf sensor/airbox...)  More gotchas for a swapper.
>    The state of disassembly wrt the CVs is puzzling- its like the
> passenger side driveshaft was snapped, because they didn't bother
> to
> remove the CV, but did on the other side.
>    Lets not forget that a shop has to be pretty bad to not be able
> to
> tell the difference between an automatic and a manual transmission.
> It may seem like a great steal, but there's no mention of whether
> it
> even runs.  I would steer VERY clear of this one.  Tempting?  Yes.
> Too risky?  Yes.
> Brett
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