[V8] 200 20Valve Avant: to what lengths?
rmwoodbury at roadrunner.com
Tue Nov 10 04:18:45 PST 2009
Well, actually, I was sort of wondering if I could picque anyone's interest.
Then I could have it both ways: I could go and satisfy my own curiosity all
the while, saving one of these automobiles from merely being scrapped. The
20Valve Avant should thunder on into eternity!
From: Tony and Lillie [mailto:tonyandlillie1 at earthlink.net]
Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2009 6:58 AM
To: Roger Woodbury; v8 at audifans.com
Subject: Re: [V8] 200 20Valve Avant: to what lengths?
I wonder if anyone else on the list might be interested if Roger's
And yes, they are interference engines. Usually it's an electrical or fuel
problem that parks one of these cars.
>I don't seem to remember if these are impact motors, so if the timing belt
>breaks I don't know if that is fini for the motor, but there ARE other
>motors. Yes, the underpinnings are made of good old German rubber and
>sooner or later it is pretty expensive to replace all the little rubber
>gizzied in the suspension, front and rear.
>But it isn't rocket science. Almost all of the parts are still readily
>available except for a couple of small hoses in the engine compartment that
>need to be custom fitted now, I guess.
>I wonder if they would take a couple of hundred bucks for it to be hauled
>I wonder if it is salvageable?
>I wonder if it is worth a trip to Morrill to check?
>I wonder if my wife would shoot me if I even mentioned it?
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