[ba] Re: UDO sighting: you all are gonna think im NUTS, but....

jim r iin10ded at hotmail.com
Fri May 10 19:30:32 EDT 2002

yep, thats the one! im NOT nuts. it actually doesnt look THAT bad, i mean ,
i have a pretty good eye for cobbled together kitcars and hackjobs, but this
looked pretty legit. beat, but legit.

next topic... WHY?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?

if memory serves, audi's built MORE than their fare share of hotrod awd
waggins! ;)


>From: "Michael Riebs / Audi V8" <AudiV8 at 1stchoicegranite.com>
>Reply-To: "Michael Riebs / Audi V8" <AudiV8 at 1stchoicegranite.com>
>To: "jim r" <iin10ded at hotmail.com>, <quattro at audifans.com>,
><ba-group at audifans.com>
>Subject: Re: UDO sighting: you all are gonna think im NUTS, but....
>Date: Fri, 10 May 2002 01:42:38 -0400
>Did it look something like this one:
>The text from the site:
>"Not only the engineers at Audi thought that there should be an Audi V8
>Avant even if it is only one. This conversion here was done in the US using
>a V8 automatic as a base. In contrast to Audi the metal-artist used the
>of a Ford Taurus. If this an optical advantage, everyone has to decide for
>him/herself. In all cases, he succeeded in keeping a Quattro detail: The
>defrost wires still read "Quattro"! An interesting detail is the tunneled
>Michael L. Riebs
>Grand Rapids, Michigan
>'90 V8Q
>'98 A6QA
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "jim r" <iin10ded at hotmail.com>
>To: <quattro at audifans.com>; <ba-group at audifans.com>
>Sent: Friday, May 10, 2002 12:41 PM
>Subject: UDO sighting: you all are gonna think im NUTS, but....
> > [unidentified DRIVING object]
> >
> > yesterday evening [5pm, still good daylight], in san francisco, headed
> > geary, i notice a tan v8 coming up the hill toward me.
> >
> > as it passes me, something odd catches my eye - i glance in the rearview
> > notice its a WAGON?!?!?!?!?
> >
> > it had a wagon back, very squared off, not like the 44 wagons - more
> > the goofy tresser [if i remember] or audi one-odd v8 wagons they built
> > diplomats or something.
> >
> > the car was a mess, very dirty and kinda beat-up. i thought for a minute
> > maybe it was a front-end converted 200, or a custom-fabbed wagon back on
> > v8, but i think either of those would have been more obvious [that
> > "kitcar" look] and the back looked pretty unique.
> > it had the v8 taillights.
> >
> > i didnt get a look at the side of the car really at all.. but based on
> > VERY blurry memory of it i almost want to say it was a 2 door.. i
> > it beign kinda short...
> >
> > weird. anyone know what that is? lister? or am i just nuts? [most
> >
> > later,
> > jim
> >
> >
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