centaurus3200 at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 21 11:13:24 EST 2004
seems that the only problems were related to the high
sulfer content in US gas. lower in california gas, so
i might be okay.
steve dinan said that he never heard of one california
car dying due to the gas.
what's stock hp on this car? how can a chip raise the
HP more than, say 10 HP on a good day on a normally
--- Robin Gibson <robingibson at cowanlinn.co.uk> wrote:
> Hi Robby
> I had a 1995 BMW 540i 6 speed for 4 years before the
> S4. Engine never
> missed a beat in 70k miles. The only problem I had
> in that time was with
> the power steering, which was completely replaced at
> 30k under warranty (BWM
> UK extended warranty, well worth £300pa - why can't
> Audi have the same
> confidence in their products?). Otherwise the car
> felt like it would last
> forever. Low revs in 6th means relaxed
> long-distance cruising, but box
> needs dropped to 3rd or 4th for punchy overtaking.
> Driveability benefited
> from cheap Superchips upgrade to 300bhp. I thought
> I would never sell the
> car - right up to the point when I stepped into the
> Definitely worth a close look. Give me a shout if
> you want to know any more
> about it
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "robert weinberg" <centaurus3200 at yahoo.com>
> To: <biturbos4 at www.audifans.com>
> Cc: <ba-group at www.audifans.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2004 10:31 PM
> Subject: [Biturbos4] cracked oil pan on A4 2.8L
> > hi all,
> > quick question,
> > my fiance has a 97 A4 2.8L qauttro. her mechanic
> > the oil pan is cracked. needs a new one. $140 for
> > pan 3 hours for the labor. so, about $375-400 all
> > and done. i've been quoted 3 hours to change the
> > pan gasket on my sho. so, it's in the ballpark.
> > question is, do these things crack often? i've
> > maybe a couple drops from her car now and then.
> > nothing huge. i'm sure the guy's on the level,
> > sort of a wacky thing to happen. big rock?
> > see ya,
> > Robby
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