1987 5000cs quattro
rokas at wam.umd.edu
Tue Feb 13 00:37:53 EST 2001
'Cept in 86, when they had CS commemorative edition NA non-q 5000's. Most of
the ones I see are dilapitated to all hell......
> I thought 5000S = Euro 100, 5000CS = 200, i.e. Turbos
> LL - NY
> On Mon, 12 Feb 2001 15:32:04 -0500 Ameer Antar <ameer at snet.net> writes:
> >keep in mind, I don't think his car is a turbo. The SJM is based on
> >5k's but has quite a bit of info for both. You won't have bad
> >hoses, b/c you don't have an intercooler. And you'll likely have
> >engine mounts [on turbos the engine mount can deteriorate b/c of turbo
> >heat]. 125k is pretty low for a 5k...many go beyond 200 or 300k miles.
> >there is a lot of work in keeping one up and running. It's a good idea
> >try to fix it yourself for most jobs, b/c at the dealer and even some
> >shops, you'll pay $$$ for work that isn't needed or just isn't done
> >Well, that's just my experience, but I'm sure many other listers have
> >experienced it too, which is prolly why they're here on the list to
> >begin w/.
> >Look over the car real well, look for any leaks, and drive it hard
> >to see what it can do. good luck.
> >At 10:23 AM 2/12/2001 , Beatty, Robert wrote:
> >>A good number of things should be checked.... SMJ's site is an
> >>source for this and it can be printed out.
> >>Things to look for are:
> >>bad right motor mount and/or broken studs on the exhaust manifold
> >>by failure of mount)
> >>hydralic pump/accumlator leaking
> >>bad intercooler to intake manifold hose
> >>I'm sure you will get alot of other responses as well, and make sure
> >>check out Scott's page too.
> >>>-----Original Message-----
> >>>From: Andrew Sanford [mailto:puffy at riconnect.com]
> >>>Sent: Monday, February 12, 2001 10:05 AM
> >>>To: quattro at audifans.com
> >>>Subject: 1987 5000cs quattro
> >>>I just looked at a beautiful car. It has a 125,000 miles on it but
> >>>it great shape. Everything seems to work on it. Rides nice.
> >>>The driver's side unlocking mechanism is screw up but is fixable.
> >>>the driver's side rear indicator light needs to be replaced.
> >>>No biggie. I trying to fiqure out what the car is worth and if I
> >>>be looking at any other problems. Any help would be apprecciated.
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