[V8] Fuel at $3 + per gallon
irautenberg at comcast.net
Fri Sep 2 21:15:46 EDT 2005
I think Tony Hoffman has over 300k on his and I had over 240k on my first
one and the engine was still plenty strong. As to the tranny - just change
ou the tranny fluid every 30k and you should be golden.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kent McLean" <kentmclean at mindspring.com>
To: <v8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Friday, September 02, 2005 8:51 PM
Subject: Re: [V8] Fuel at $3 + per gallon
> Roger M. Woodbury wrote:
> > Me? Well, I am still considering another V8. Damn the premium
> > fuel cost, and full throttle ahead!
> Me, too. :)
> I have a line on a '93 4.2 with comfort seats. It is priced right,
> but my problem with it (being priced right) is that it has 193K miles
> on it and it needs a timing belt change. And I'd rather have sport seats.
> Can you run a V8 to 300K miles? Will the automatic transmission
> last that long? The rest of Audi's peculiarities I can live with.
> Should I stay away from it? I'd keep my '94 100 S as a spare, so I
> would have a fall-back position if either one needed work.
> Kent McLean
> '94 100 S Avant, "Moody"
> '89 200 TQ, "Bad Puppy" up in smoke
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