[BiturboS4] morals and ethics...

Kjos' fastwheels3 at attbi.com
Thu Jan 30 18:48:19 EST 2003

Right on Carter!!! You could have said "Just stick to the facts, man".

The mole

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From: "California Fields" <cfields72 at hotmail.com>
To: <biturbos4 at audifans.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 30, 2003 12:00 PM
Subject: Re: [BiturboS4] morals and ethics...

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> Oh, and we're really at a loss here with a 344hp (stock) car that weighs
> more than the previous model and has a stiffer body and better
> tires/suspension (read sarcasm).  Looks to me like Audi took a step
> It will be just harder (or more expensive to modify now, that's all).
> Really, though, I haven't seen any *definitive* evidence that the
> crowd (moral or not) has been the cause of Audi ditching the twin turbo
> design.  That post the other day which gave a link to a survey was
> but not very significant or relevant. I mean, you couldn't draw a
> as to whether modifying the cars actually caused the part failures.
> Plus, look at all the 1.8T engines out there! I know SOOO many teenage
> that tweak the crap out of that engine in their VWs and Audis (everything
> ECU upgrades to turbo upgrades and NOs).  I read the 20v.turbo group and I
> rarely hear of any problems.
> VW/Audi has no plans to discontinue that engine that I know of.  So, mods
> aren't the driving force for change here. I think the 2.7T has more
> problems from the start and is much closer to it's limits in certain areas
> that Audi needed to move to a N/A engine.  Just my guess.
> Carter.
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> Carter Fields, San Francisco
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> gauge
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