[A4] skid plate
4pkirby at gmail.com
Wed Jul 6 13:28:05 EDT 2005
On 7/6/05, Rocky Mullin <caliban at sharon.net> wrote:
> At 11:53 AM -0400 7/6/05, Peter Kirby wrote:
> >Hi Rocky
> i broke the beefy OEM model when i missed a turn into a
> driveway and hit a rather high curb. i guess you could call that
> a rock. it broke, but so did the subsubframe, oil pan, radiators,
> intercooler, bumper, A-arm, etc. actually the subframe broke and
> basically pierced the engine.
> >The road to get to our cottage has one or two spots where if I am not
> >careful, I will hit the oil pan on rocks.
> two spots? consider fixing the road, or an allroad quattro.
Allroad is too $$$$. I don't think fixing the road is an easy option:
it's a public road and the rocks that do stick out are like
iceburgs....only 10% is above the surface (judging this by the fact
that a big road grader doesn't budge them) .....so it would be a major
expense to "fix the road".
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