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Re: Coupe q help needed !!! (little long)
I found that if I push down with all my weight in the center of the
floor of the cargo area, I get the noise even when the car is not
My rotor came off fine last week. It went back on fine also.
I forgot in my earlier response, the fog light is the same one used on
the sedans from 88-92(I think) so you should be able to find a decent
Tim 90CQ, 77Spitfire
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Subject: Re: Coupe q help needed !!! (little long)
Author: email@example.com (Peter Schulz) at Internet
Date: 4/19/96 7:29 AM
On Thu, 18 Apr 96 Todd asked:
Subject: Coupe q help needed !!!
>1) Today a high frequency buzzing started from the area directly behind the
>rear passenger headrest.
More likely the air pump for the central locking system. Mine very sporadically
does the same thing...
>2) Owners manual states: Nothing about changing coolant. Car has 65k miles and
t he co>olant is brown... What should I do?
with 65 K, change it...
That there is no need to change transmission fluid. I wanted to put Redline
in, not wise?
Up to you. I have 91k on my CQ, haven't changed the tranny fluid yet.
>3) Car has Bosch tri electrode plugs. Should I stick with these, platinum,
>or what? The car stumbles on starting. I'll start by changing the plugs and see
Do yourself a favor: also do the cap and rotor. The rotor is a pain in the butt.
need to crush (yes crush) it with a pair of vise grips, remove the pieces,
the distributor shaft with some sand/emory paper, and slide on the new one.
this one the hard way. I didn't properly clean off the remnants of the old one,
tried to force on the new one. Guess what??? The new one broke alot easier than
old one that I had to get off.
>4) Also, other than AAA small car world, anyone know of parts yards with
>need a left fog light lens and a right rear light assembly. (fog light has
> tail light had bad new owner... I backed into the planer tonight as I was
liste ning >to the whine stated above in (1).) :^(
Whoops! sorry ' bout that. Good luk on the fog lights. Most Coupe Q owners
one with a broken lense. You can't just buy a new lense and replace it. New
assembly is about $150 from Carlsen Audi, with the discount. Since the lenses
are pitted, anyway. I want to switch mine to either the PIAA 1000s or the KatZ
>...where do I start in performance mods? I'm switching to synth oil this
>(not perf, but nice,) is there room to play with this car, or is it about as
>as it'll get?
see my separate post
>Sorry to barrage you with questions... I've got a lot more questions and
>but I'll save them for later.
No problem, its great to help another Coupe Q owner!!
1990 Coupe Q