[ba] Bought my first audi - 200q20v!
centaurus3200 at yahoo.com
Sat Jul 5 09:38:44 PDT 2008
you know i still think about the pearlescent one we saw in san jose last year. it was about $1,200 more but had the 034 stuff and better paint. of course the kid was a moron and stood us up ;-)
--- On Sat, 7/5/08, Matt twentyV <matt_20v at yahoo.com> wrote:
> From: Matt twentyV <matt_20v at yahoo.com>
> Subject: Re: [ba] Bought my first audi - 200q20v!
> To: centaurus3200 at yahoo.com
> Cc: ba-group at audifans.com
> Date: Saturday, July 5, 2008, 9:29 AM
> Congratulations Robby, I'm sure your patience and focus
> on details was well-spent. You have indeed chosen a good
> vehicle for sliding down the slippery slope!
> --- On Sat, 7/5/08, robert weinberg
> <centaurus3200 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > From: robert weinberg <centaurus3200 at yahoo.com>
> > Subject: [ba] Bought my first audi - 200q20v!
> > To: 200q20v at audifans.com
> > Cc: ba-group at audifans.com
> > Date: Saturday, July 5, 2008, 3:53 AM
> > hi all,
> > i figure if I'm going to buy an Audi - lets get a
> > Audi - i.e. finicky, frustrating but sometimes very
> > enjoyable ;-)
> > i think some of you guys probably checked the car out
> > passed. maybe for good reason too ;-)
> > it's the one in Castro valley (although i bought
> it in
> > Hayward)
> > i paid $2,800. not an awesome deal - but good enough.
> > passed smog the first time. idles and runs smooth, no
> > - new bomb, UFOs, timing belt, both radiators. a/c
> > doesn't work, trip computer/boost guage
> > work (fuse? - never that simple, i suppose). needs
> > and tires (might as well lower it at this point).
> > original miles - Ian checked the car fax report to
> > all in all, it was as i expected - except the roof is
> > faded. interior is very clean though and the body is
> > straight. i know what I'm in for (i think) from
> > a 1992 Ford Taurus SHO for the last 10 years and all
> > fun that was to throw money at ;-)
> > reasons for buying this one instead of the red one in
> SF is
> > I'm smitten by the low-ish miles and the red one
> > is...well, red and it has 166k on the clock.
> > the owner was really cool. he actually moved to
> Hawaii, so
> > i dealt with his in-laws in Hayward - who were very
> > too. they were always honest about the car and made no
> > pretenses about it.
> > i drove it home - floaty due to the worn struts and
> > - but smooth and responsive when i hit the gas. i had
> > Infiniti G35 on my ass going from the 238 interchange
> > the 580. i was thinking "not yet my friend - in
> > time - you will get yours, Mr. Infiniti" ;-)
> > see ya,
> > Robby
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