Turbo fever (aquamist)

Michael Riebs / Audi V8 AudiV8 at 1stchoicegranite.com
Tue Aug 6 20:15:42 EDT 2002

Why don't you just stick a V8 in the UrQ? It's been done...
Or better yet, and ABZ-V8...  (from the S8)

Michael L. Riebs
Grand Rapids, Michigan

'90 V8Q
'98 A6QA


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jenny Curtis" <jenny at physics.umn.edu>
To: "qlist" <quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 06, 2002 5:42 PM
Subject: Turbo fever (aquamist)

> Hi Q-list:
> Well it was another car week-end for me, only this time the destination
> was the Saab owners convention in Ohio.  (My husband owns a Saab 900T,
> and it was his turn to pick a car-related activity).  While there we
> checked out some of the tuning tents and saw a demonstration of the
> Aquamist system.  It looks pretty cool.  It got me to thinking about
> that Ur-Quattro that I'm trying to finagle.  (I have found the car: the
> owner needs to get rid of it, wants to sell it to me, but is really
> having a hard time coming up a with a price. I think he's just having a
> hard time thinking about parting with it.)  The Ur-Q has turbo-saver (it
> looks like a nitrous bottle, but it hooks into a pre-water cooled turbo
> to keep it from burning up).  Now aquamist claims to provide cooling
> protection as well as performance gains.  Has anyone used these systems?
> The HP gains claimed for the 900 seemed unbelievably big, almost double
> what a tuned 900 like Graham's gets.  Could they really be all that?
> With the possibility ur-Q looming on the horizon I really have turbo
> fever.  I got to drive a friend's turbo SPG for a couple of hours on the
> way back from the convention and boy was it fun.  However I really
> wished I was driving the princess when we were going trorugh slick rainy
> Chicago freeways in bumper to bumper traffic.  Ahh to have the best of
> both worlds...power and traction...soon, hopefully, very soon.
> Jenny
> '86 4kQ:The Eurotrash Princess

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