20V tq as first car?

Shayne thequattroking at yahoo.com
Tue Jan 28 11:01:58 EST 2003

I just responded to Taka saying I may just have been a lucky guy to drive so
manny tranny Volvos.  My wifes grandma still has her 1986 740 manny tranny.

Maybe I am stick blessed.  The first 3 V8q I ever saw or drove were manny
trannys.  And, they were all in the same town.

Shayne P.

Oakland, CA.

Enough Audis to give plenty of headaches.

FOR SALE:  1988 BMW 528e $3700
PARTING:  1972 Mercedes Benz 280 SE 4.5

> From: ferd154 at aol.com
> Date: Tue, 28 Jan 2003 13:43:12 EST
> To: t44tq at mindspring.com, thequattroking at yahoo.com, crangus at rof.net,
> 200q20v at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: 20V tq as first car?
> I'm with Taka on this one. During the 90's here in Montclair, NJ it seemed
> every other car in town was what we call a "white engine" Volvo, post 240,
> 740 cars. We have been repairing Volvos and other Euro marques here for 27
> years. About 3 months ago I nearly damaged a customer's 850 Volvo. Jumped in,
> turned the key, almost hit the shop wall. The customer had left the car in
> gear. Was I not thinking? No. this was the ONLY "white engine" Volvo we had
> ever seen that did not have a slushbox.
>             Bill Ferdon
>             EuroTech Services LLC

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