[V8] 4000 variants (NV8C)
diemarthadie at aol.com
Fri Sep 16 15:36:04 EDT 2005
there's another interesting 4000 variant... an '83 coupe :)
only one I ever saw, and only one my friend the audi mechanic ever saw (he owned it).
standard 4000 chassis, but a 2 door version of the 4000 body. non-quattro.
maybe it's common but not in the philly area?
standard 2.2L engine
From: sdewitt at stx.rr.com
To: Carter Johnson <carterjohnson3 at yahoo.com>
Cc: v8 at audifans.com
Sent: Fri, 16 Sep 2005 08:55:29 -0500
Subject: Re: [V8] 87.5 4KQ
What is interesting is the ETKA doesn't show the 4KQ with anything
other than the 2.2 JT (I think) engine. I guess it's possible a few
test cars from europe made it over here. Does the car have the digital
----- Original Message -----
From: Carter Johnson <carterjohnson3 at yahoo.com>
Date: Friday, September 16, 2005 8:07 am
Subject: [V8] 87.5 4KQ
> Hmm - this sounds mysteriously like one of the
> "mythical" 2.3 4KQ's, which on the records exist, but
> no one has ever seen one that I know of.
> Kneale's proposal that it was a swap is more likely,
> given that it's fairly easy and the 2.3's are not
> rare. More likely than out of a GT, it probably came
> out of a 5000/90, since the 87.5 GT's are very rare.
> Message: 9
> Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2005 18:45:01 -0400
> From: Kneale Brownson <kneale at coslink.net>
> Subject: Re: [V8] Need some audi expertise
> To: "John Bysinger" <john at bysinger.net>,
> <v8 at audifans.com>
> <4.1.20050915184212.01005290 at pop.powerc.net>
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> Sounds like someone installed a Coupe GT engine.
> (leather only on the seat faces, I believe) was an
> option for 4kqs. Or
> may be a European version. I'd want to go through
> the paperwork to
> determine that it's actually 80K miles. If there's no
> rust, that would
> a good price, I'd think.
> At 03:07 PM 9/15/2005 -0700, John Bysinger wrote:
> >So a friend of mine who's a long time VW fanatic but
> never owned an
> >(but was instrumental in convincing me to buy my V8.)
> has an
> opportunity to
> >buy an audi from a friend of his boss.
> >It's an 87.5 Audi 4000 quattro, has the 2.3l and is
> black on black
> >and only 80k miles. It's a one owner car with all
> records as well.
> >He's being told that this car in black/black with the
> 2.3l is quite
> rare (I
> >guess a 2.2l was standard?), but the guy is only
> asking $1200 for the
> >Like the saying goes, if it's too good to be true, it
> usually is...
> so is
> >this a good deal and he should jump on it, or is it
> going to be a
> money pit
> >for him?
> >'90 V8Q
> W. Carter Johnson
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