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Old 12-18-2008, 03:08 PM   #16
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I dont know how unreliable they are, when I had it saftied, all it needed were sway bar end links in the front, $60 for the pair, and a brake line from the master cylinder to the rear distribution valve, $150, parts and labour. And so far its been great. Oh yeah and it has 306kms! Im thinking of finding a used Audi 20V Turbo set up and throwing it in this thing. anyone know anything about boosting these?

Jay
it's harder to boost the 20V as it's electronic injection, people do it with the mechanical injection CIS 10V using all audi 5000 parts, I almost bought burgundy one from my cousin as winter beater when I had the corrado, they are great but most of the unreliability is faulty sensors and all of the fluids leaking, not too many mechanical problems overall, just fluids / electrical for most part,

2 of my friends still have their quattros, we actually drove one around Bancroft on Rally day.

My buddies 90Q, he installed a block heater for the coolant, thats why there is a power cord running there. My gf's A4 in the back.



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Old 12-19-2008, 10:08 AM   #17
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Nice, always liked those. Too bad they are, fairly, unreliable.
exactly!
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Old 12-19-2008, 10:27 AM   #18
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the unreliable shit is so fake ive owned two of them they never let me down AT ALL car never broke down on me what so ever and ive had the 10v and 20v's so i know these cars inside out plus i got just about enought parts to make another one lol
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Old 12-19-2008, 10:41 AM   #19
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You know what, I guess the relibility thing, its sort of how it is with Land Rovers. Everyone talks about how bad they are, however, they are not that bad at all, they just have quirks, they usually won't leave you stranded.
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Old 12-19-2008, 02:06 PM   #20
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Im thinking of finding a used Audi 20V Turbo set up and throwing it in this thing. anyone know anything about boosting these?

Jay

So much for the winter beater
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Old 12-19-2008, 03:47 PM   #21
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You know what, I guess the relibility thing, its sort of how it is with Land Rovers. Everyone talks about how bad they are, however, they are not that bad at all, they just have quirks, they usually won't leave you stranded.
haha are you kidding me???????
Land Rover is the most unreliable vehicle in the world. Rated dead last, is 387% more unreliable than average as of according to 2008 Consumer Reports.
I also speak from experience, my parents had a 2000 LR Discovery II and it was junk, it only had 130xxkm on it, and everything went on it from the A/C to the driveshaft... brutal vehicle.

it looked good at least, imo.

maybe the early 90's like yours wasn't bad, but on a whole, they're terrible. Only good for offroad and they take a lot of $$$ to maintain.
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