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Re: BMW Pressure Accumulator on an '88 Audi 5000TQW?

At 08:48 AM 7/26/96 -0700, you wrote:
>Hi All,
>My '88 TQW is exhibiting the classic signs of a failing brake bomb. 
>Telephone inquiries to a couple of parts vendors about the price of
>a replacement yielded the following:
>Carlsen Audi: $339
>Halsey Imports: $293
>However, a call to another local (Portland, OR) import auto parts 
>store provided some interesting information that I wanted to run
>by the list.  The parts guy at this shop claimed that I can use
>the pressure accumulator for a 7-series BMW in this application,
>for a price of $118(!).  If this is true, it is obviously an
>attractive alternative.  Has anyone done this substitution? (or
>heard of anyone who has?)
>Thanks in advance,
>-Greg Anderson                                    '88 Audi 5000CSQW
>ganderso@ptdcs2.intel.com                         '75 BMW 3.0Si 
What Portland, OR parts store was this?  Halsey Imports?  I live in
Portland.  I like the pedal feel of a dead bomb, but for $118, I could stop
all the mantra singers who predict that I'll run over some old lady very
soon. ;)

(although with a dead tranny, I won't be driving it soon. :( )

John Karasaki

The Karasaki's, proud owners of AUDI automobiles

1981 Coupe
1982 TQC
1984 5000S Wagon
1990 V8