[BiturboS4] Re: morals and ethics...

Ti Kan ti at amb.org
Wed Jan 29 16:13:12 EST 2003

I had kept quiet on this thread but can no longer.

Audi warrants your car in its as-delivered form.  If you modify it to
operate outside of the designed parameters and something breaks,
Audi should be under no obligation.  If you try to cheat your way
through by putting in the stock ECU then it *is* fraud.  What is there
in this that you don't understand?

If you're willing to spend the $$ to buy the performance upgrades,
you should also be prepared to foot the bill for its consequences.

I am not anti-chipping or anti-mod in any way.  In fact since the S4
has such high potential for performance boost, I have plans for some
modding myself -- after the warranty is over.  Hence I welcome any
discussions about performance mods on this list and general sharing
of experience and knowledge.

This subject has nothing to do with political affiliations and views
(just so you know, I am a way-left Democrat).

2003 A4 1.8T multitronic
2001 S4 biturbo 6-sp
1984 5000S turbo
1980 4000 2.0 5-sp
    ///  Ti Kan                Vorsprung durch Technik
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Carter Fields wrote:
> Thanks John! I was beginning to think that I was the only "devil" amongst a
> group of "angels" here.
> It's all good fun...we all just have different views about the meaning of
> certain rules and regulations I suppose.  Whatever, I'll stick to helping
> others modify their cars since that's the point of the group (and hopefully
> they'll all return the favor).  Meanwhile, I'll shut up about what rules I
> choose to break in the meantime :)
> Carter
> P.S. Who would want to be a Repulican after last night's mockery?
> OOppsss...there I go again - off topic. Sorry!

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