quattro Digest, Vol 23, Issue 11

Kneale Brownson kneale at coslink.net
Fri Sep 9 13:31:00 EDT 2005

Directions for opening a hood with a broken cable are included in:

At 09:24 AM 9/9/2005 -0400, Mark R wrote:
>Thanks again! I appreciate any paperwork you have for her! I'll try to get 
>the hood open this weekend and start cleaning it up to assess what's needed. 
>At least it's stored inside now. =)
>Anyone have tricks to opening up a 4KQ hood with a broken latch or cable? 
>And while I'm at it, anybody have used parts they'd like to donate (cheap) 
>to the ressurection? I might need a door or two as there is corrosion right 
>around some door handles. Extra cheap rims? Suspension parts? (lots of rust 
>on those from sitting outside).
> Once I assess how much $$$ is needed and the title comes, I plan on having 
>a fun 4KQ running shortly! Did someone mention a new toy winter driving 
>school and/or ice racing? =)
> My girlfriend has been driving my '00 S4 daily. I showed up with the 
>not-so-great-looking, not-running 4KQ on the trailer. She scoffed and said 
>"I'm never driving THAT thing." I laughed, and said "Plan on having a BLAST 
>in this at winter driving school this year." Yes, the modern Quattro grips 
>far better, but I *always* clamor to borrow the keys of 4KQs owned by 
>students or fellow instructors. So easy to throttle steer on ice. 
> Best to all,
>Mark Rosenkrantz
>> Wrong way!!
>> (Also, for anyone who emailed about the 4KQ: She is now gone. Shed tear.
>> It looks like the new owner can give her all she deserves. Mark, I found
>> the title, I'll send it out within a few days.
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