[A4] share some pics

Quincy Chiang b5quattro at shaw.ca
Sun Oct 3 22:13:39 EDT 2004

'2001 cars came with the red-stripe 1.8t logo due to having 170hp instead of 150hp of the earlier cars.  None of the B6 1.8t cars have them because they all have 170hp.


----- Original Message -----
From: Rocky Mullin <caliban at sharon.net>
Date: Sunday, October 3, 2004 5:19 pm
Subject: Re: [A4] share some pics

> 	a lot like mine!  i actually had the non-red-stripe 1.8t logo
> on it but had the stripe one put on when i had work done on the back.
> i dunno to this day if that stipe is intended to differentiate models.
> i ordered mine new, with all available options and packages including
> GPS.  it's for sale now; i need a vehicle with adjustable pedals and
> towing capacity for my trailer.  i'd really like a three door mercedes
> g-wagen, but mileage is atrocious.  i'm looking at the nissan murano
> now, though i would prefer the infinity FX45.  almost walked out of
> the dealer last month with an allroad lease, but the movable pedals
> were a dealbreaker.  my fiancé is 5'1" and driving the A4, an airbag
> deployment would kill her.
> At 4:15 PM -0700 10/3/04, Brian J White wrote:
> >Here are pics of our Audi.
> >2000 A4 1.8T....manual, sport package, Xenons, Bose, Conv package.
> >
> >We bought it in December 2002 with 47k on it. 
> >Even though the miles were high, you almost 
> >couldn't tell the car wasn't brand new off the 
> >lot.   All keys, books, records, and window 
> >stickers were with the car....all work done at 
> >the dealer it came from in California....and it 
> >even still smelled new.   No signs of use were 
> >even in the cockpit.   It was owned by a 
> >salesman who turned it in at lease due.
> >
> >It has 83k on it now.  It will need control 
> >arms, tie rods and shocks soon....otherwise the 
> >only maintenence we've done is the timing belt.
> >Other than the things I've done below, the only 
> >other thing I've done is modified the fog lamp 
> >relay to allow the fogs to stay on with the 
> >high-beams.
> >
> >
> >
> >http://www.bjwhite.net/brian/audi.html
> >
> >
> >1st pic:  I ditched the terrible 00-01 sport 
> >package wheels as quickly as I could.  Replaced 
> >them with these 2002 sedan sport package wheels.
> >
> >2nd pic:  I always hated the '"C-H" for coolant, 
> >the Unleaded Fuel Only' and the Farhenheit oil 
> >temp in the gauge cluster.  So I replaced those 
> >three gauges with European spec for Celcius in 
> >the coolant (replaces the C-H) and oil temp and 
> >removed the E-F Unleaded Fuel Only for a proper 
> >1/1, 1/2, R fuel gauge.
> >
> >3rd pic:  Another annoyance with the US-Spec 
> >Audi is the fact that they all have red turn 
> >signals in the rear lamps.  This is easily 
> >solved by fitting a pair of European spec tail 
> >lights that look red when off, but blink a 
> >bright amber when lit.
> >
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> -- 
>  Rocky Mullin 
>  http://www.guardian.co.uk/usa/story/0,12271,1312540,00.html
>  http://www.atimes.com/atimes/Front_Page/FI28Aa02.html
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