[s-cars] Looking for a urS6 avant
yumyjager at gmail.com
Sat Dec 10 18:06:55 EST 2005
My '90 Coupe quattro is Tornado Red with out clear coat, and I could
go 2 weeks until it starts to get blotchy again. But when it is
freshly waxed, the paint looks brand new. YMMV.
40 valves 'O plenty!
On 12/10/05, Bruce Mendel <brucem105 at comcast.net> wrote:
> i think most were not clear coated. i'd hesitate to do the wax thing. i used
> to do that on my car...it would look great for two-three days, until the
> oxidation started coming back. so unless you like waxing your car every 2-3
> days, not a good idea!
> i did hear once that if the paint was in great condition except for
> oxidizing, it can be prepped by a body shop to make it look perfect long
> enough to apply new clearcoat. That's far less money than a new paint job
> (50% or less), and will keep the oxidation at bay for years.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Emre Washburn" <yumyjager at gmail.com>
> To: "John Karasaki" <johkar at teleport.com>
> Cc: "Neil Swanson" <neilsphoto at yahoo.com>; <s-car-list at audifans.com>
> Sent: Saturday, December 10, 2005 5:14 PM
> Subject: Re: [s-cars] Looking for a urS6 avant
> IME, the car should be closer to $9,000. You might want to try to take
> some carnauba wax on a spot and see if it shines up. Some Tornado Red
> Audis did NOT come with clear coat, leaving the paint very susceptible
> to oxidation.
> 92 //S4
> 90 Cq
> 40 valves 'O plenty!
> On 12/10/05, John Karasaki <johkar at teleport.com> wrote:
> > Guys,
> > Our coupe quattro is a pain with our infant son. Our 1999.5 A4 avant
> > much better.
> > I am looking for a 1995.5 S6 avant. There is one here for sale in
> > Portland. I looked at, drove and viewed all the repair records. The
> > owners are very nice.
> > Unfortunately, the car isn't. It is red, with the wicked VW/Audi red
> > fade. The family is into ski racing, so it has seen alot of mountain
> > time. The ski and rack roof damage is extensive. The paint is worse than
> > any Audi I have ever owned, and I have owned many "parts cars". IMHO, it
> > needs a repaint.
> > There is a bit of differed maintenance as well (timing belt and all that
> > entails, clutch, shocks, steering rack, bushings, etc.).
> > He's firm at $12000 which I think is too high for a ski car. I'm I all
> > wet? Mileage is almost 160k.
> > I have not seen the two Avants that are for sale in California in person,
> > but from the Audifans ads, they seemed in excellent condition for around
> > What's the going rate for these rare beasts? And more importantly, does
> > anyone know of one that's in great shape and for sale at a reasonable
> > Thanks!
> > John
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