gas tank replacement

Chuck Pierce cpcycle at
Fri Jan 21 15:03:58 EST 2005

Hello Doyt
Did you try DAD's in California?  They are a audi specific dismantler.
Since california cars do not rust there might be one out here.
Chuck Pierce
91 200tq Avant

Doyt W. Echelberger wrote:

> Hello Chris....You mentioned using an S-car gas tank to replace the 
> rusty/faulty one on your 200-20v, and I am seeking a replacement tank 
> for my 87 5000 CS turbo quattro.
> I can't find a tank anywhere...and assume you encountered unobtainium 
> in your quest and used the S-car tank because it was available.
> Any idea about finding a replacement tank for my 87 5ktq would be 
> helpful. Currently, a solution is to remove the tank and send it to a 
> refurbisher in Michigan.
> I even considered a generic plastic tank of the sort that are used as 
> auxiliary fuel tanks in pick-up trucks. Still pondering the placement 
> and installation details.....
> There are two type 44 tq's sitting around locally (Ohio) needing this 
> repair.
> Maybe someone knows of other alternatives. Listening mode on.
> Doyt Echelberger
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