[Es2] S2 opportunity

David Kase davekase at pdqlocks.com
Wed Mar 8 09:55:56 EST 2006

Damn Jimmy, I think you've got it!  Except one thing.  I wouldn't kill 
myself over what the squids on AW say... (yes, I know, they are not all 

Dave Kase

Jimmy Pribble wrote:

>>...and getting their cars registered.
>The cars are ALREADY registered.
>So, am I to understand that US Customs will let you import a non-US-spec car
>on your promise that you won't drive it? Cross your heart and hope to die?
>That seems unlikely, but let's run with it. So now you have an S2 in your
>driveway, but it's not titled and you can't get it inspected and you
>definitely can't get insurance for it...so, you cut your VIN off of your CQ
>and weld it to the S2. This ruins your CQ, but heck, it wasn't worth but
>maybe $1500 in the first place. So you go to have the CQ taken to the
>salvage yard, but whoops, they won't take the car without a title. So, now
>you have a car you can't even give away, much less sell, so now you spend
>your spare weekends cutting apart the car and throwing it away
>piece-by-piece, which is a drag because you only have the regular-sized
>trash can and the one time you got greedy and tried to use the dumpster at
>the industrial park down the street, you got caught and had to pay a $200
>fine. But that's okay because now you have an S2 with a title, plates,
>inspection sticker, and even insurance. Life is grand! You're so excited you
>go for a spirited drive, but forget that the car doesn't handle as well as
>your friend's Evo and you promptly plow yourself into a tree. Whoops. So,
>the insurance adjuster comes calling. "Nice car," he says. "I like what you
>have done to it. The Euro gauges in kph are a nice touch. Anyway, that was a
>pretty good hit, so I'm going to total the car. Let's see...1990 Coupe
>Quattro...uh, well your car is kind of strange because there is no A/C and
>you have cloth seats, which isn't even shown in the book. Whatever, I can
>give you $1100. If you can get me some receipts for your aftermarket stuff,
>I might be able to help a little, but probably not much." Dejected that your
>insurance settlement didn't even cover the cost of your real CQ, much less
>the S2, you go and tell your tale on AudiWorld, where you receive so much
>humiliation that you go off and kill yourself. But all is not wrong in the
>world - the AudiWorlders show some heart and everyone ads a little black
>"arm band" to their sig with your initials and RIP.
>That's the good version of the story.
>The bad version of the story goes - you are busted with a fake VIN, you lose
>the car and go to jail. :-(
>Still waiting for the final word...
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