[A4] new / used a4
caliban at sharon.net
Fri Jul 7 17:07:27 EDT 2006
ah, there's that, if the manual is a must-have. given that
info, the mod path described doesn't seem stupid.
At 1:50 PM -0700 7/7/06, Brian J White wrote:
>$2500-3000. Then again, you can't get a 2.7T 6-speed A6 Avant in
>the US. Then again, you can't get any other manual transmission
>A6-based Avant in the US. Gotta pay to play....
>At 13:47 2006-07-07, docwyte at comcast.net wrote:
>>I have. You need to get all the stuff from an A6, plus buy the
>>coilovers. Lots of parts, lots of labor. By the time you're doing
>>with it all, it's at least $1800 in parts (more depending on the
>>cost of the used parts you need and what coilovers you get) plus the
>>labor. You can easily spend $2500 to $3000 on this...
>>-------------- Original message --------------
>>From: Brian J White <brian at bjwhite.net>
>> > Not really from what people say. Search the Allroad forum on
>> > AW. More than a few have done it. The suspension isn't as complex
>> > as you think.....
>> > At 11:59 2006-07-07, docwyte at comcast.net wrote:
>> > >Getting rid of the air suspension and installing a set of coilovers
>> > >(on a 4100lb station wagon? What a waste) is a large, time intensive
>> > >and expensive endeavor.
>> > >
>> > >It's not worth doing, you're better off getting a completely
>> > >different car at that point.
>> > >
>> > >-------------- Original message --------------
>> > >From: thejimrose
>> > >cool... but i bet with a set of stasis coilovers it would really
>> > >trransform it. ! ive hea rd that it rips with the air suspension
>> > >gutted. bars would no doubt make a huge diff.
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