[V8] A8 Accident

Ingo Rautenberg i.rautenberg at waratap.com
Mon Oct 2 11:05:06 EDT 2006


Not sure.  Some removal of the exhaust would definitely be necessary.  I'd
check with a reputable exhaust shop in your area.  I take it the only other
damage was front and rear bumper stuff?  If you have it fully insured, I'd
definitely report it.  Can be a very expensive fix.  Good luck.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "R Broberg" <rbroberg at wi.rr.com>
To: "Paul Waterloo" <paulwaterloo at attbi.com>; <v8 at audifans.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 01, 2006 12:13 PM
Subject: [V8] A8 Accident

> Paul,
>       edit delete
> I got sandwiched on I94 with the A8L this week. The car behind me hit the
> tailpipe and pushed the whole exhaust system forward collapsing both the
> flex joints at the bottom of the manifold downpipes. A full 1.5". Do you
> have any idea if these can be pulled back to normal length? I'd rather not
> have the otherwise fully intact system messed with.
> Tx
> Roland
> Roland Broberg
> Delafield. Wisconsin USA
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