[urq] Replacement Strut Housings
Martin at quattro.ca
Tue Jul 27 16:09:32 EDT 2004
Yes, the early '83s...
Starting around VIN #750 '83 Ur-q switched to the 4kq type suspension including the rear ball joint arrangement... my car has VIN 1411 and it has the newer style ball joints.
---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: Andrew Finney <afinney1 at yahoo.com>
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2004 11:54:32 -0700 (PDT)
>Didn't the '84 4000Q have the rear ball joint that
>pressed into the housing, whereas the '83 UrQs used a
>single separate ball joint similar to the front ball
>--- John McMahon <jfm at nts-online.net> wrote:
>> I believe that the 1984 4000S quattro sedan used the
>> same rear strut
>> assembly as the 1984 and earlier Ur-Quattro cars.
>> John McMahon
>> Abilene, Texas
>> 1990 Coupe quattro 20V
>> 1984 4000S quattro
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Andrew Finney" <afinney1 at yahoo.com>
>> To: <urq at audifans.com>
>> Sent: Monday, July 26, 2004 2:52 PM
>> Subject: [urq] Replacement Strut Housings
>> > So, if I wanted a set of used strut housings that
>> > could hack up for use in a coil-over suspension
>> > conversion for my '83 UrQ what should I use? Will
>> > 5000Q struts work? 4000Q struts? 80/90 series? Any
>> > help appreciated. I don't want to cut up my
>> > AndrewFinney
>> > 1983 UrQ and 1984 UrQ.
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