[urq] I was spotted
brogers at terrix.com
Wed Oct 21 09:11:45 PDT 2009
Yeah - got to have it all.
I recently put my, ahem, test pipe back in. Conducting a 5 yr test ;-)
Combine that with the nice cool fall temps and the car really feels alive
again. It was feeling somewhat slow with warmer temps and that cork of a
I'd like to think I can be happy with 23 psi through the RS2 turbo...but as
I once learned from another lister (Dennis G) "too much power is almost
enough". Of course I say that having a very mild 20V compared to many
others out there....but hey talk about reliable. 6yrs and 30,000 miles so
Enjoy the car - I know you will. It totally transforms the car in so many
From: Mike Sylvester [mailto:mike at urq20v.com]
Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 9:42 AM
To: Brandon Rogers
Cc: 'urq Audifans'
Subject: RE: [urq] I was spotted
The guy that flagged me down did know what it was.
He said "Is that a real ur-quattro? You never see those driving around."
My car is pretty much there for this season. I am just driving it. I'll
have a bunch of winter projects.
I would like to get all the power. I am only getting about 20psi. I've
fixed a lot of boost leaks and fiddled with the fuel pressure, but its not
quite there. It is pretty much driving like a typical chipped 3B. Its nice,
but I want it all.
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: RE: [urq] I was spotted
> From: "Brandon Rogers" <brogers at terrix.com>
> Date: Wed, October 21, 2009 11:22 am
> To: "'Mike Sylvester'" <mike at urq20v.com>, "'urq Audifans'"
> <urq at audifans.com>
> Well we love your car mike ;-)
> It's a mixed bag these day - I seem to get comments/compliments/thumbs
> up fairly often - but we are in serious quattro country here in CO -
> so maybe there is higher awareness??? Plus I've been driving it a lot
> in this nice cool weather.....
> I've gotten the "nice Scirocco" - but more often I think people have
> seen CGTs and can't tell the difference. I can't tell you how many
> times I've heard "my buddy had one" or "my friend had one high school"
> - I'm convinced 90% of those are CGTs. But whatever.
> What else need to be done - or is it pretty much there (for now)?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: urq-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:urq-bounces at audifans.com] On
> Behalf Of Mike Sylvester
> Sent: Wednesday, October 21, 2009 6:14 AM
> To: urq Audifans
> Subject: [urq] I was spotted
> Some guy flagged me down on the road yesterday in Burlington MA, just
> to comment on the car. He wasn't even an Audi guy, but he knew what
> the car was. He said his friend used to own a red one. Odd. It is
> usually the opposite. People will say something like nice Sirocco.
> I entered the car in an auto show in Orange MA, 2 weekends ago. There
> were 400 cars entered. My class was titled "Imports". There were only
> 7 in my class. I didn't place.
> 3rd - replica of a Porsche 550 Spyder (was for sale and he spelled
> Porsche wrong on the sign.) 2nd - VW microbus (this was nice)
> 1st - '33 Austin (neat, but not very clean)
> Hardly anyone even looked at my car. The 2 guys at the whole place
> that knew what it was were willing to talk all day, but otherwise
> everyone just looked past to the red "Porsch".
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