[BiturboS4] RE: Warranty on battery (well it was originally)

Ti Kan ti at amb.org
Fri Oct 18 02:31:00 EDT 2002

Edwards, Dave writes:
> But the reason for the low cost is not the low grade but lack of tax. I'm
> not sure if you knew, but about 75% of the $5 per gallon that we pay in the
> UK goes straight to the Government!

Yes, I am aware of that.

> Also the petrochemical industries in the US are quite capable of producing
> higher quality and octane gas, either by using more foreign crude or by more
> advanced refining of local crude. Obviously this would push up the price of
> the gas, but it would still be cheap compared to the ROW.

I didn't infer that the US isn't capable of producing high quality gas.
But the fact remains that what we get at the pump is inferior.  Whatever
the reason, it's a bummer that we have to make do with detuned cars because
of this.

2003 A4 1.8T multitronic
2001 S4 biturbo 6-sp
1984 5000S turbo
1980 4000 2.0 5-sp
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