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    1. Member Sepp's Avatar
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      06-08-2008 10:17 AM #76
      I would love to get out the Colorado this summer, regardless if the 25th anniversary party is out there, or not.
      But no time/no money.
      The GTG, should be a really great time... with some pretty cool cars.
      I'll make it for the 30th!
      If you have a 5 cylinder, you don't need a stereo.

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      06-09-2008 01:03 PM #77
      When I looked at your latest batch of pictures for some reason the first ones to become visable were the ones with the top of the inner wells primered. I at first thought that you put new metal in there, looks really good all cleaned up and primered. I was actually thinking it was going to be quite hiddeous up and in there, glad I was wrong.

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      06-09-2008 01:43 PM #78
      Yes, I was very happy with the way things looked.
      The fenders were as solid as new, so I knew it wasn't going to be as bad as Franks, but you never know!
      If you have a 5 cylinder, you don't need a stereo.

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    6. 06-09-2008 10:11 PM #79
      Sure, cheap shot at the Canadian's car!

    7. 06-10-2008 02:08 PM #80
      Quote, originally posted by Sepp »
      I knew it wasn't going to be as bad as Franks, but you never know!

      Ones hopes not as bad as mine..
      Anyway, I don't know what your next steps planned are.
      If it were *me*, I'd take the wire brush on the angle grinder, and remove all the undercoating at the rear end of the long triangle (where it meets the firerwall/A pillar), and all along the vertical seam where you have rust already.
      I'll bet that there is a bit more rust hiding under the seam sealer & undercoating. I even had rust along the seam between the firewall/floor, behind the wheels (Where the inside wheel would throw up stuff, when in a turn)
      Best to find it now when you have it all apart, than later (says the 'wise' voice of experience!)..

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      06-10-2008 03:36 PM #81
      Quote, originally posted by teach2 »
      Sure, cheap shot at the Canadian's car!

      hahahahaha




      This was a 4 season daily driver in Mass. for it's whole life before I rescued it... (17 years)
      Explains why the trunk was gone, and the rear wheel wells were like swiss cheese.
      If you have a 5 cylinder, you don't need a stereo.

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      06-10-2008 03:38 PM #82
      Quote, originally posted by katman »
      Ones hopes not as bad as mine..
      Anyway, I don't know what your next steps planned are.
      If it were *me*, I'd take the wire brush on the angle grinder, and remove all the undercoating at the rear end of the long triangle (where it meets the firerwall/A pillar), and all along the vertical seam where you have rust already.
      I'll bet that there is a bit more rust hiding under the seam sealer & undercoating. I even had rust along the seam between the firewall/floor, behind the wheels (Where the inside wheel would throw up stuff, when in a turn)
      Best to find it now when you have it all apart, than later (says the 'wise' voice of experience!)..


      Yes, I am planning that.
      Thanks though for the tip!
      If you have a 5 cylinder, you don't need a stereo.

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      06-12-2008 06:30 PM #83
      The Audi Gods have looked down on me from above, and apparently they liked what they has seen.
      I am in fact moving, and have been blessed so in receiving a proper garage.
      This is awesome.
      So I covered up the primered rails with POR15, wonderful stuff.
      And I re-attached the whole front end for the cars voyage (not far, only 20 miles!)
      I won't bother with the rear end....
      Took it for another nice drive...it was very nice
      I won't have any updates for a bit, because I'm on holiday all next week, and will be moving shortly thereafter.
      pics just because I love pics...


      If you have a 5 cylinder, you don't need a stereo.

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      06-24-2008 03:51 PM #84
      A nice parcel came from a friend across the pond today, so a quick test fit was in order!

      The DOT spec stuff getting ready to get yanked.


      Muuuuch better.


      This goes into the spares bin.

      If you have a 5 cylinder, you don't need a stereo.

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      06-25-2008 10:38 AM #85
      Congrats on the garage Sepp [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG] No person is more deserving than you and your Ur-Q of a proper garage. That rear piece that you got from Europe, was that also available in a smoked version? I only ask as I have seen a few Ur-Q's with the smoked taillights and rear piece but I don't know if the piece was a smoked version of the original style or the Euro one?

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      06-25-2008 12:14 PM #86
      A black (smoked) center piece and tail lamps was standard from 1985 up on all Coupe and Urquattro models. It was first invented and introduced by Treser in 1982, and soon adopted by Audi, initially on the Sport quattro, and soon across the range of Type 85 models.
      Pic from my own car
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      06-25-2008 02:43 PM #87
      Cool. I knew I saw them, just wasn't sure if it was the Euro piece or US spec piece.

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      06-25-2008 03:14 PM #88
      Well, since some countries (Switzerland, Japan) have plates in a similar format to the US ones, the black tail panel is available in the same style as the US red one as well, for the taller and more narrow plate. Switzerland of course has the rear fog light on the left, as with my car, while Japan has it on the right side, as with Sepp's new red piece of jewelry.
      Switzerland-spec Urq.
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      06-26-2008 03:25 PM #89
      The true '85's had the smoked tails etc, but I prefer the looks of the red bits...off an '84.
      I'm considering possibly adding a bit of nightshade to the rear....it can always be removed!
      The pieces are from a UK car, so I will swap out the rear fog lamp to the left side.
      I'm psyched about the garage.
      I went to look at it today!
      The Quattro should be in there by this weekend!!!
      If you have a 5 cylinder, you don't need a stereo.

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      06-27-2008 08:39 AM #90
      Very nice to hear that the car should be in a garage this weekend [IMG]http://*****************.com/smile/emthup.gif[/IMG]

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      07-17-2008 03:08 PM #91
      So obviously, I'm busy as a mofo moving around.
      The car sits in a garage again!
      My buddy at work is a great welder, so I just have to prep the car, make some patches, and he'll gladly pop them in place.
      That's the next step before I can continue on with the car.
      If you have a 5 cylinder, you don't need a stereo.

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      07-17-2008 06:21 PM #92
      Nice to see you have roof over yor quattro. I sure wish I did.
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      07-18-2008 10:13 AM #93
      Quote, originally posted by Sepp »
      So obviously, I'm busy as a mofo moving around.
      The car sits in a garage again!
      My buddy at work is a great welder, so I just have to prep the car, make some patches, and he'll gladly pop them in place.
      That's the next step before I can continue on with the car.
      Wood plank floor, I don't know why but I just find that cool. And it will be nice when you drop all kinds of little nuts/bolts in the cracks and you can't find them

    21. 07-25-2008 04:55 PM #94
      Okay, I want to say good luck with this project and please provide lots of updates with pictures.

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      07-26-2008 02:13 PM #95
      Yes, it's great to have a roof over the quatty again.
      I was spoiled rotten in Washington, and was bummed when I got back to the east coast again.
      Hence my "shed" project.
      The garage was originally a horse barn built in 1901, and still has the chew marks on some of the the boards as horses often do that.
      The hay loft above is a great place to store the panels to keep them out of trouble.
      If you have a 5 cylinder, you don't need a stereo.

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      07-26-2008 09:02 PM #96
      ^ ^
      Cool!
      Quote Originally Posted by Turbio! View Post
      I'm not even old, and sometimes I feel old.
      Interested in roads and road trips? Head on over to the Road Trip Forum.

      How about old, forgotten highways? Check out the old roads thread.

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      07-29-2008 05:45 AM #97
      Quote, originally posted by Sepp »
      still has the chew marks on some of the the boards as horses often do that.

      until your typ 85-build frustrations peaks and you'll be doing the same...

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      07-29-2008 12:42 PM #98
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      Quote Originally Posted by Turbio! View Post
      I'm not even old, and sometimes I feel old.
      Interested in roads and road trips? Head on over to the Road Trip Forum.

      How about old, forgotten highways? Check out the old roads thread.

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      07-29-2008 04:04 PM #99
      Lucky enough for me, the car is complete, which is already a large part of any restoration!
      The most mentally racking part so far has been the colour decision....
      If you have a 5 cylinder, you don't need a stereo.

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      08-04-2008 04:15 PM #100
      So work/life has been insane.
      But I've managed to squeeze a bit o' time to the Quatty.
      I was able to clean up the drivers side, so it can get patched up.

      Also on the drivers side, almost all of the red paint is gone, down to the primer.
      I was able to scrape past a partial respray/repair job that was performed prior to me owning the car.
      With the top coats gone, I should be able to really tear down the primer with a sander.
      The rear section has a bit of filler on it, so I'll have to block sand it, and get it all straightened out. (they did a really horrible job!)
      This will require quite a bit of time, but I have all winter, since I won't be able to spray the car until next spring.
      If you have a 5 cylinder, you don't need a stereo.

      What is a Homologation car you ask?
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