[A4] Purchase a second A4 quattro
caliban at sharon.net
Tue Jul 12 12:32:33 EDT 2005
At 10:15 AM -0500 7/12/05, Doug Johnson wrote:
>Fellow A4 fans,
>I've located a 98 A4q with the V6 and Tektronixc tranny that I'm
>But first, I need you thoughts, if you don't mind helping me out.
>(I'm an old inline-5 guy, so this possible purchase is complicated
>territory indeed!) <chuckles>
i love 'em. i had an URQ.
>2.) does the Tip make the car a real dog as far as acceleration's concerned?
IMO, yes. especially the 1.8t. power seats do similar.
>3.) The ECU in my '90 and '91 coupe quattros allows them to run on
>regular grade fuel by simply retarding the spark to eliminate
>detonation, but the suggested fuel for the V6 is premium. With
>ever-rising gas prices, I'm curious if this car will perform
>acceptably on regular grade gasoline. (Note: I'm no speed-demon on
>the public roadways.)
i'd love to know the answer to this! personally, i'm going to dump
my beloved A4 once good diesels arrive on the market.
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