[A4] skid plate
caliban at sharon.net
Wed Jul 6 23:47:18 EDT 2005
ah, i kind of thought it was your road.
yeah, the allroad is pretty spendy. i would actually lease one
right away but the MPG kills the deal for me.
At 1:28 PM -0400 7/6/05, Peter Kirby wrote:
>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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