Non Audi advice needed
Horace K. Sawyer
hksawyer at catt.com
Wed Aug 1 00:21:37 EDT 2001
Yes, they weren't bad in their day. I had a diesel 4 speed later converted
to 5. They are very tight (small amount of room for the driver and
passenger) and drive like carp. Smell like carp too. : ) Other systems
very primitive, and some downright lame.
Don't think they're very safe. But, what is? Disk brakes would be the
way to go. But diesel would be better probably than a power machine.
You can plan on him wrecking this beast before too long.
Sorry to beat the project down -- just my observations.
At 06:44 PM 7/31/01 -0400, David Head wrote:
>Anyone have expertise on Rabbit Pickemups? I'm looking at an 83 with 84
>GTI transplant, 5 speed, 4 wheel disk brake conversion and Cabrio nose.
>Has some rust on one rocker and a wheel well. Haven't seen it yet, but
>of course the rust is my worry. Around 1600... This one would be the
>son's first car...
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