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Thanks input, parts sources, car for sale
Thanks to everyone who sent advice on removing the steering wheel. Replacing
the combo switch on the steering column is a pretty straightforward task, once
you get up the courage to pull like heck on the horn pad! But those switches
are expensive! I paid $130 for a used one! Seems like the high beam switch
(what broke on mine) is a problem as I say that listed as a reason someone else
undertook the task.
I've found a couple of good sources for Audi parts lately if anyone isn't
familiar with them:
800-624-3876 used parts and pleasant people on the phone.
619-451-0020. Very nice guy with good prices on new parts only. For example
$115 for a new headlight that Audi sells for $202.
I've been doing this work (I recently lost a headlight and a fog light to a
lump of asphalt) to get the car ready to sell. I like it very much but bought
something different. It's an '88 90 Quattro. Red with Platinum leather
interior. 5sp, ABS, heated seats, power windows, power sunroof and built in
radar detector and alarm. The car has been well maintained. I'm the second
owner. I bought it with 55K miles from an Audi dealer with the Audi used car
warranty. It has new brakes (pad and rotors) about 1K miles ago, new tires 3K
miles ago. Total of 87,000 miles. I'm asking $8000.