A really silly, but serious, request

passat TS passat_ts@hotmail.com
Wed, 02 Jul 2003 16:56:54 +0000


I used the Bentley pictures of the CGT frame to design my skid plate. The
draw is proportional and I figured out using a scale the measurements it
doesn't show.

It worked out pretty well.

So, what are you going to use? Please don't say it's a DROF 5.0. At the same
time it's your money so...



>From: Dave Hord <spokes@the-wire.com>
>To: quattro@audifans.com
>Subject: A really silly, but serious, request
>Date: Wed,  2 Jul 2003 12:19:29 -0400
>I have one that should build some chuckles here.
>Does anyone have an 80/90, 80/90q, 4k, 4kq, CGT with the engine removed?
>I need you to take some measurements.
>Basically what I'm looking for is the following:
>Distance from rad-support to firewall.
>Distance from top of subframe to bottom of hood
>Width of engine compartment.  -> This measurement may require a few
>locations...I suspect the engine bay is wide near the firewall, shrinks
>the front wheels and then widens again in front of the wheels.
>I essentially want to know the rough measurements of the engine
>compartment, so
>that I can determine whether a particular engine/tranny combination might
>in the 80/90q or the 4kq platform.  I suspect if it fits in one, it's going
>fit in the other.
>I guess I'd also need to know the measurement from the front edge of the
>Audi tranny bellhousing to the firewall.  Is the bellhousing in front, or
>behind the firewall?
>86 4ksq 266,600km new to me as of March 5th 2003... will it stick around??
>89 90q  330,000km as of Feb 26th.
>Rally Conversion...perpetually in progress...
>Roll cage shots available at:

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