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Author:  ralleyquattro [ Sun Mar 10, 2013 6:21 pm ]
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So... I spent 1/2 hour writing up this nice page and then lot the bloody thing.. so no write up, just pictures and issues.

Original internet ad pictures
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Finally in my driveway!


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So.. can anyone tell me what is wrong with this picture???

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Looks much better with the original Avus wheels.

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So... here is a list of what needs to be done ASAP

- Replace windshield
- Hook up Check Engine Light and pull codes and see why full boost is not attainable.
- Needs front snub mount and aux rad support... PO used tie wraps to hold the rad in.. ;)
- Rear brakes, check out pic above.. I shook my head!
- Stock airbox back in
- Tuneup
- Change headlights, RHD versions used, if someone does not care, they will be for sale.
- Complete the fixup of the front bumper to get the grills back on.

Nice to do later on, bumper, hood and front clip repaint.
Big Red brake upgrade, suggestions welcome.

Author:  RedURS4 [ Sun Mar 10, 2013 6:47 pm ]
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Nice car Martin, congrats!!

Author:  nsimps [ Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:13 pm ]
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Great looking S2 Avant! My guess on the rear brake is the Emergency cable has gone rouge and disconnected from its perch.

Author:  AudiSport4000 [ Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:15 pm ]
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!!!!!

:D

Author:  ralleyquattro [ Sun Mar 10, 2013 7:19 pm ]
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nsimps wrote:
Great looking S2 Avant! My guess on the rear brake is the Emergency cable has gone rouge and disconnected from its perch.


Close, but no cigar... :D

Author:  a_CQ [ Sun Mar 10, 2013 8:33 pm ]
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Across the pond, air bleeds downward;-) Nice pickup there. How is the interior? It had Canadian plates on original ad already?

Author:  ursmkd [ Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:41 pm ]
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Martin, Looks like you saved this car from a major dodo . If that is an amp in the back I would be worried about an electrical fire considering the brake job :D :D

PS for others: follow the brake line

Author:  PRY4SNO [ Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:38 am ]
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Tough to say without being there IRL but at any rate, your sway bar link bushing is worn.

Better let me take this pig off your hands for $5k. :P

Author:  ralleyquattro [ Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:18 am ]
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Good eye... the flex line is tie wraped to the swaybar link and then the hard line to the actual swaybar... unbelievable!
This is a B2/B3 caliper so the ebrake is also non op. So much wrong in so little.
I found it in Quebec, originally from Italy. Italy checks out because of the fender side markers, not present on German cars.

Author:  ursmkd [ Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:27 am ]
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ralleyquattro wrote:
So much wrong in so little.
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I like them like that, they're bringing down the price.

Author:  ralleyquattro [ Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:26 pm ]
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Not much of an update, car got a new windshield put on and got the parts needed to get it saftied.
I thought of upgrading the brakes to B7 S4 (apparantly bolt on stuff) but decided to stick with stock for now and get it registered and in time for Carlisle.. ;)

Also getting a letter from Audi of Canada confirming that it is a '94 so I can have it registered properly, not as '93 as it was in Quebec.. :frustrated:

Funny enough ElsaWin shows it was manufactured Sept 1993 and sold to dealer in Italy, confirming the previous owner story.

Author:  AudiSport4000 [ Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:33 pm ]
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Oh man I cannot wait to see this thing in person. My camera will be ready :D

Author:  ralleyquattro [ Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:38 pm ]
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She's not that pretty, PO did a pittiful job painting the hood/bumper.. runs galore... you might want to stand like 10 feet away.. ;)
Maybe not before Carlisle but at some point I'll have our local paint guy do a better job and repair the bumper properly, the grills do not fit now.. :(

Author:  Highlander [ Tue Mar 12, 2013 6:53 pm ]
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Looks great Martin.

Hopefully I'll see it some time this week.

Cheers,

Craig

Author:  Buckets [ Wed Mar 13, 2013 6:33 am ]
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I am so fuckign jealous.

Author:  my2000apb DrBeastCar [ Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:07 am ]
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dang

Author:  Zach [ Wed Mar 13, 2013 5:29 pm ]
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https://lh4.googleusercontent.com/-INLD ... C05571.JPG


^^^ this picture makes me want one baaaad! car ADD pwns me

Author:  ralleyquattro [ Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:17 pm ]
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A bit of an update.

Radiator was completely clogged, lucky me I had a spare alloy unit sitting around so it came in handy.

Power steering pump was screaming like a stuck pig, so got a remanufactured one from Worldpac.
Went to install it just to find out the bomb line banjo bolt was the wrong size on the reman unit.
So back in the old pump went... except, now it is no longer making any noise... is this possible??
I'll take it... saves me from having to find another one. fingers crossed it lasts a while longer.

Rear brakes are done, and "big blacks" have been ordered from Sunset Porsche, calipers came on 928 GTS and are identical to the "big reds" in all respects other than color. At $580 including shipping I'll take it and like it.

Here are few pics from a press kit I got from DE.

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Author:  littlegreek [ Thu Mar 28, 2013 6:47 pm ]
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I am thoroughly jealous. Whats the mileage and what did you pay?

Author:  ralleyquattro [ Thu Mar 28, 2013 7:31 pm ]
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littlegreek wrote:
I am thoroughly jealous. Whats the mileage and what did you pay?


It has 68,000km on the clock, as for price I'll tell you when I pick up that steering wheel... now you know where it will be going.. ;)

Author:  AudiSport4000 [ Thu Mar 28, 2013 8:04 pm ]
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Very awesome press photos, I love seeing this stuff.

Keep the updates coming :D

Author:  Zach [ Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:56 am ]
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Omg those pix are amazing!

Author:  ralleyquattro [ Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:04 am ]
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Got a call from insurance lady... finally my car has been approved!
Carlisle here we go!

The weather has been miserable over here, no sign of spring as of yet.
Once it warms up I have to take pics. of few things repaired/gone back to stock.

Author:  my2000apb DrBeastCar [ Thu Apr 11, 2013 8:07 am ]
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yay for s2 at carlisle

Author:  NiTeC [ Thu Apr 11, 2013 9:35 am ]
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gorgeous ride man...who did you end up going with for insurance?

I am picking my Holset up in about 2 hrs...going to try really hard to have my Avant on the road within 2 weeks...going to try and sneak in a few Shannonville days - would be cool to meet up...

if you haven't replaced the windshield yet - I got it through Apple AutoGlass - 450$ on site installation - great service - same as the B4 V6 so no issues there...

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