robert at s-cars.org
Fri Jul 9 08:33:08 EDT 2004
'95 S6 (more or less) newly RS2ed. Purchased at 59K miles and now having
205+K miles. The last 10-15K running up to 28-29 psig of boost. Yeeehaaa.
Two separate PSO replacements (well the first one was a simple wire switch
Two separate coil replacements.
Two separate clutch replacements. (First one when a fork broke in the OEM
one at about 150K miles. The second about 18 months later when the second
one's pressure plate inexplicably simply split in two. The second one was
replaced free by Audi.)
One head gasket shortly after the RS2 conversion. The original fiber
gasket deformed and was replaced by a proper metal gasket. This was the
only time the engine has ever been opened. The exposed interior parts
still looked like brand new at that time.
Of course there were numerous upgrades - none of which were required by any
failure of the car.
At 66 years of age (me - not the car) I'm thinking that this may well be
the last car I ever need to purchase - unless, of course, some kind friend
offers to sell me his slightly used RS6 for something under $10K. :-) Of
course then I'd find myself at the top of another very slippery slope
JR - your roughly 100K mile urS4 ain't even hardly broken in yet. Maintain
it reasonably well, change the oil and filter at reasonable intervals and
change the timing belt and water pump, etc., at 60K mile intervals (not the
90K interval recommended by Audi), and it should last you a good MANY more
At 08:10 AM 7/9/2004 -0400, LsClmmr at cs.com wrote:
>1995.5 S6 - 239,000 miles this week
>original: turbo/clutch/exhaust/starter/alternator/air cond/all major engine
>replaced: one coil/one POS/var suspension bits/wear items
>Burns no oil, can't hear any valvetrain noises, tranny is quiet and shifting
>Going to 300K from all indications at 30/35K miles per year..never been
>100K is not even mid life.
>95.5S6 , not the highest horsepower but going for the most miles
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Robert L. Myers 304-574-2372
Rt. 4, Box 57, Fayetteville, WV 25840 USA WV tag Q SHIP
'95 urS6 Cashmere Grey - der Wunderwagen ICQ 22170244
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