[V8] Audi V8 or A8

Kneale Brownson kneale at coslink.net
Sun Sep 18 22:05:07 EDT 2005

Didn't this thread begin with the notation that his V8 is approaching the
need for a timing belt replacement too, besides the windshield and seat

At 09:12 PM 9/18/2005 -0400, Kent McLean wrote:
>John Dodd wrote:
> > On the other hand my car has no rust anywhere, one owner before me and
> > runs great. It could use a new windshield and the heated seats (3)
> > don't work.
>Well...  a new windshield ran about $750 for my '89 200 TQ,
>because of the embedded antenna.  The "regular" windshields
>run about $300 (IIRC). You can get new heating pads for the
>seat bottoms (from various places; do a Google search) for
>about $100 each; peal back the leather, put in the new pads,
>and put the leather back.
>So for under $1000, you can fix the problems that bother you.
>That's way cheaper than the A8, which may have problems that
>you don't know of yet.

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