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looking for a sub £1000 quattro for the missus

Discussion in 'A4/S4 forum(B5 Chassis)' started by jcb, Nov 24, 2011.

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    [Nov 24, 2011]
    is this going to be painful or do they exist?
    want something ideally that does not involve me spending a week on my arse in the snow under it to get it working again.

    anyone seen one recently?
    willing to travel, watching a few on ebay
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    [Nov 24, 2011]
    220898379211 - A4 TQS Avant - £1299
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    I got our W plate 2.5 TDis for £1500 and £1600 from the auctions (in Aberdeen, so maybe out of your area). I would expect you can get older, petrol ones for less than a grand - but you do get what you pay for. Mine had a turbo over-boosting and an airbag fault, both of which would be expensive at a garage (grand or so?), but a can of Mr Muscle and second hand airbag module fixed that. Hers had DIS lines and suspension arms (another grand or so?) so my 'cheap' cars were only cheap because I could fix them!
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    cheers, am looking at A4 and A6 avants ideally diesel but petrol is OK
    am looking at a 2.8 A6 in good nick, dont mind travelling and am expecting a few jobs to sort it out.
    so long as it is not pulling boxes, subframes or engines I am willing!
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    theres a tqs in hexham on there for a grand
    need an auto though

    bargain for someone
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    sorted now thanks
    same car different price
    2.8q A6 with lots of extras inside 6m T&T

    £700!
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