harchris at smokesignal.net
Thu Dec 15 09:18:22 EST 2005
Yes it is a 5 cyl. It came out of an '84 5000 front wheel drive auto. Sounds
like a real hot rod LOL.
Are you saying you can't post to Audifans?
On Wed, 14 Dec 2005 20:56:57 -0500, Doyt W. Echelberger wrote
> The 2 liter Audi diesel George mentions was probably the 5 cylinder.
> I have in front of me the original slick sales brochure on the 1983
> Audi turbo-diesel 5000 and 4000, offered in the USA.
> The 5000 had a 5 cylinder TD of 1986 cc displacement.....84hp at
> 4500 RPM. The 5000 had a 3 speed "E-Mode" automatic and no manual
> option. Zero to 50 in 10.1 seconds. 28 city/36 highway EPA estimates.
> The 4000 had a 4 cylinder TD of 1588 cc displacement.....68hp at
> 4500 RPM. The 4000 had a 5 speed manual with automatic optional.
> Zero to 50 in8.8 seconds manual. 10.8 secons automatic. 38 city/52
> highway manual; 33city/48 highway automatic. EPA estimates.
> The brochure shows the gear ratios for those transmissions if anyone
> I could try to email scans of the brochure, as jpeg attachments, to
> individuals, if anybody cares about these things. I have been
> fascinated by them ever since I saw the first one, back in 1983. I
> usually saw them sitting in the shop area, waiting for parts or
> service. I've seen maybe 5 actual vehicles since then.....in the USA.
> Apparently you can post, so you can repost this to the general
> quattrolist, since for some reason I am subscribed and GET all the
> posts, but am not recognized when I try to post.......
> Doyt Echelberger
> At 04:08 PM 12/14/2005, you wrote:
> >Hi Gang:
> >I'm not an expert, but I do have a turbo diesel taken out of a 5000 S.
> >I believe it was an '83, and I haven't researched the displacement although
> >Altrom only shows parts for 2 Litre turbo diesels.
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