[A4] skid plate

Peter Kirby 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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