A really silly, but serious, request

Dave Hord spokes@the-wire.com
Wed, 2 Jul 2003 12:49:10 -0400


That should be a good start.  Thanks Bob.

The flared fenders up front should only effect the outside of the car, not the
engine compartment, and with the relative ease that the 10V turbo's from a Urq
drop into the 4kq/90q I think it should work perfectly!

-Dave


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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...
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Quoting Bob DAmato <bob@audisport.com>:

> I have an UrQ with the engine/tranny removed right now. that help?
>
>
> Dave Hord wrote:
>
> >*This message was transferred with a trial version of CommuniGate(tm) Pro*
> >Okay,
> >
> >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
> different
> >locations...I suspect the engine bay is wide near the firewall, shrinks
> around
> >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
> fit
> >in the 80/90q or the 4kq platform.  I suspect if it fits in one, it's going
> to
> >fit in the other.
> >
> >
> >I guess I'd also need to know the measurement from the front edge of the
> 5spd
> >Audi tranny bellhousing to the firewall.  Is the bellhousing in front, or
> >behind the firewall?
> >
> >-Dave
> >
> >--
> >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:
> >http://home.the-wire.com/~spokes/rollcage/page1.htm
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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