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Aluminium Body shell?

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by Vorshprungdork, Mar 31, 2004.

  1. Vorshprungdork

    Vorshprungdork Active Member

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    I remember reading somewhere that A4's have an aluminium bodyshell but I am not sure if this is correct or is it just galvanised? Anyone know the truth? Also I notice the new A3 is only partially galvanised, is this correct and why would they do this?
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  2. excursion

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    Galvanised - 12 year warranty /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     
  3. excursion

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    Galvanised - 12 year warranty /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/vomit.gif
     
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    Only really interested in Audis, if you've done bits of you anatomy too..... well, all the best to you!
     
  6. Mike.M

    Mike.M Well-Known Member

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    [ QUOTE ]
    excursion said:
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    Can I have some of what your on please /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif
     
  7. excursion

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    Certainly sir /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile_smoking.gif

    (Please note my user status relates strictly to Audi-Sport, not my personal life /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/lol.gif)
     
  8. Vorshprungdork

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    Yeah of course.......eh........no!
    I gues you guys are not all that impressed with the 12 year warranty?
     
  9. excursion

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    LOL! Excuse the randomness [​IMG]

    You won't have any corrosion problems if you buy a well looked after car, they just don't rot /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    A8's have a full aluminium space-frame, and the A2 is also aluminium.

    I should imagine the new A3 is partly galvanised as there is no need for such treatment on the upper body. Saves cost and production times /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smile.gif

    Everybody say "yeah we got the funk"
     

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