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Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by arthurfuxake, Nov 9, 2005.

  1. arthurfuxake
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    arthurfuxake Controversial & Contradictive

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    [Nov 9, 2005]
    I've been offered the following car:
    Audi A4 2.5TDi Quattro Sport
    03/53,57k miles,FASH,Moro Blue Pearl Metallic,Full black buffalino leather,17" alloys, sport kit/boot spoiler,5sp tiptronic auto,fully loaded-sat nav/TV/Text/dig climate control/elec heated seats/auto lights/auto anti dazzle int mirror/bose upgrade 10 speaker stereo 6 disc changer

    The guy is willing to swap me my car + £7K. My car:
    '01 B6 A4 1.9tdi(130) SE. FASH, 17" alloys, cruise, heated mirrors and jets, 6cd, walnut trim, interior light pack, bluetooth, tracker, 54k

    What do you think? /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/crazy.gif
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    two years newer, load more kit, bigger engine....for 7k?

    Seems pretty reasonable to me.
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    [Nov 9, 2005]
    your 1.9 is dew a cam belt soon if not done yet
    as long as the auto box is changing gears ok on the 2.5 go for it
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    your 1.9 is dew a cam belt soon if not done yet

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    Yeah, due at 60k. But is the 2.5 not due a cam belt at 60k as well?
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    No at 80K.
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    I've just done the deal. I hope it's the right decision. Why is the cam belt change so much later on the 2.5?
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    I don't know?

    Why can't they go over to a timing chain that doesn't have to be replaced?
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    that would mean less work for them. It's called "Revenue Based Engineering".
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