AUDI 100 V-6 ENGINE CAR INFORMATION.
LL - NY
larrycleung at gmail.com
Mon Dec 17 13:55:51 PST 2007
If you drive the 100CS hard at speeds above 80, it's a lot more responsive
than getting to 80. So, you may be right.
On 12/17/07, Danton J.A. Cardoso <djacardoso at gmail.com> wrote:
> You know, its kind of interesting when we say that some of our cars are so
> darned slow. Isn't it true that Europeans are more concerned with the
> top-end of the vehicle, and its ability to maintain triple-digits or at
> least close enough to it, at a constant rate with out failure? Also,
> they more concerned with a passing time of 80-100 mph as opposed to 0-60?
> On Dec 17, 2007 3:45 PM, larry lesiste <larrylesiete at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> > Hi Guys,
> > Iam pleased with your timely response on my request.Iam in love with
> > cars and in the process of procuring one used Audi 100 V-6 engine
> > the quest for useful info before I commit my hard earned cash. Thanks, I
> > really appreciate.
> > Best regards,
> > Larry.
> > Kent McLean <kentmclean at comcast.net> wrote:
> > larry lesiste wrote:
> > > I will appreciate if anyone out there can advise me on Audi 100 V-6
> > engine car.
> > > Information sought for include-
> > > 1.Maintenance. Is it very complex and expensive to maintain?
> > > 2.Fuel econmy. Does the car have good fuel economy?
> > > 3.Durability. How durable is the car?
> > > 4.Safety. Has it good safety features?
> > I'm in the States, so YMMV, but...
> > Maintenance - easier than an I-5 turbo. The timing belt is key - if it
> > breaks, your engine is a big paper weight. You can do it yourself, but
> > one trick is locking the cams so they don't move while the old belt is
> > off. You can buy the tool, make a makeshift clamp, or be real careful.
> > They also have problems with the POS - ignition modules die with time,
> > causing misfiring and no-start conditions. They're easy to replace (a
> > couple nuts, an electrical connection, and 5 minutes of your time), but
> > they are not inexpensive.
> > Fuel economy - depends on your right foot. My 100S (V6, automatic,
> > non-quattro) gets in 21-22 miles per US gallon.
> > Durability - my 100S has 160K+ miles on it. I expect it to reach 200K
> > miles easily. Audi automatics are not known for being robust, but I
> > think that's with the V8 and chipped turbo models. My V6 doesn't have
> > enough power to hurt it. My 100S has been the most reliable of my Audis
> > (although I haven't yet taken delivery on my new-to-me A4).
> > Saftery - it's as safe as any other car on the road. Depending on your
> > local laws, we in the US get crush zones, air bags, 3-point seat belts.
> > Good luck.
> > --
> > Kent McLean
> > '99 A4 Avant, 2.8L 30V, quattro, Tiptronic, "Yeah, baby!"
> > '94 100 S Avant, "Moody" becoming "Old Faithful"
> > '91 200 TQA #1, for sale
> > '91 200 TQA #2, up in smoke 2
> > '89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy", up in smoke
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