[A4] Spark Control on 1.8T

Rocky Mullin caliban at sharon.net
Tue Apr 11 16:11:48 EDT 2006

	exactly!  those sport seats kick ass.  it's what i miss on my
2006 A4.  not that i'm complaining too much...

	BTW, have y'all seen the audistreetsoftomorrow.com site?  i'm
signed up for some good fun in an RS4!

At 9:57 AM -0700 4/11/06, Brian J White wrote:
>Script has nothing to do with it...it's the shape of the seats.
>The sport seats have large thigh bolsters and slightly larger side 
>bolsters, neither of which the standard seats have.
>Pictures tell a thousand words.  Here are cloth sport seats from a 
>2001 A4 1.8T
>There are leather non-sport seats for comparison...also from a 2000 or 2001.
>At 08:38 2006-04-11, Doug Johnson wrote:
>>Back on the mother-list, the 'quattro' cloth had been described as being a
>>jacquard cloth.  It's a somewhat coarse weave; maybe a bit 'grainy,' with
>>threads being very evident in the cloth.
>>Is that what the Jacquard Satin's like on your (your wife's) '98?
>>I guess my real question is whether the 'quattro' script cloth indicates the
>>seats are sport seats, or whether they used the 'quattro' cloth on the
>>non-sport seats, too.
>>Thanks for everyone's patience.
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Brandon Rogers [mailto:brogers at terrix.com]
>>Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 8:54 AM
>>To: Doug Johnson; 'Rocky Mullin'
>>Cc: a4 at audifans.com
>>Subject: Re: [A4] Spark Control on 1.8T
>>I've seen cloth (like the quatrro script material) like on the old 80s, 90s,
>>on A4s not sure what it s called.  There is also Jacquard Satin, I believe
>>it's called, which I have on my [now my wife's] '98 w/ sport seats.
>>'98 A4
>>'01 S4
>>'84 urq 20V
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Doug Johnson" <ur-quattro at msn.com>
>>To: "'Rocky Mullin'" <caliban at sharon.net>
>>Cc: <a4 at audifans.com>
>>Sent: Tuesday, April 11, 2006 7:31 AM
>>Subject: Re: [A4] Spark Control on 1.8T
>>>  Rocky,
>>>  I'm a fan of cloth!  Did the !4 Sport seats come in any fabric other that
>>>  the 'quattro' jacquard cloth, like in the 4000 and 80/90 series cars?
>>>  Thanks,
>>>  Doug
>>>  -----Original Message-----
>>>  From: Rocky Mullin [mailto:caliban at sharon.net]
>>>  Sent: Monday, April 10, 2006 9:32 PM
>>>  To: Brian J White; Doug Johnson
>>>  Cc: a4 at audifans.com
>>>  Subject: Re: [A4] Spark Control on 1.8T
>>>  At 8:06 PM -0700 4/10/06, Brian J White wrote:
>>>>Sport seats only came in cloth on the 1.8T.....cloth or leather on
>>>>the 2.8.   Leatherette was the standard seat in the 1.8T.  However, I
>>>>found that they were very supportive and made from wonderful material
>>>>(another thing Rocky and I differ on.  He likes aged leather look..)
>>>  i was pretty pleased with how cloth turned out for me in my 1.8.
>>>  definitely grippy and those old sport seats are AWESOME.  i like leather
>>>  in
>>>  the new cars but as far as aged looks go, i don't plan to own any audi out
>>>  of warranty, to it's moot :)  i did like the aged look on my leather
>>>  quattro
>>>  seats.  and god, that smell, that wonderful old smell, like an old
>>>  porsche.
>>>  --
>>>   Rocky Mullin
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