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Old 04-29-2012, 03:18 AM   #252381
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just because its clean doesnt mean it hasnt gone bad though, right?
From my experience, they are pretty simple and reliable if they are not clogged. Usually the electrical of it can even be checked with a 9v battery.

I only really know about the 80's-90's Bosch stuff though.
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If you were a girl, this would be a great intro to a porno.

...but you are a 6'4" hairy chested british man.
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And another engine bay WTF. How that V8 is sooooo far back in the engine bay and there is so much nothing in front of it. Why not fill the non-existent trunk and rear seats with engine, transmission, and exhaust, and then have a huge trunk in the front for luggage.
Bro, because weight distribution, bro. Heavy front mid engine, rear transaxle. Pretty close to 50/50.
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okay need to sleep. so tired im not sjure if any of my spam made sense. i was nodding off. laterz
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And another engine bay WTF. How that V8 is sooooo far back in the engine bay and there is so much nothing in front of it. Why not fill the non-existent trunk and rear seats with engine, transmission, and exhaust, and then have a huge trunk in the front for luggage.
It's called weight distribution brah

wanna know why audi's are so prone to understeer? because they stick the engine as far forward as they can. Doing that certainly increases luggage/truck/interior space, but it comes at the cost of performance
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Bro, because weight distribution, bro. Heavy front mid engine, rear transaxle. Pretty close to 50/50.
bro, repost bro
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wanna know why audi's are so prone to understeer? because they stick the engine as far forward as they can. Doing that certainly increases luggage/truck/interior space, but it comes at the cost of performance
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Hmm, ran into this car at Bring-A-Trailer. Miles, do you know how your car will react to soda blasting? I don't know the materials and manufacturing processes involved in making the 190E bodywork:

http://forums.quattroworld.com/s4s6/msgs/79091.phtml
Soda blasting is pretty mild (and slow) and my 190E is pretty simple steel stampings with a few parts being removable plastic.

One big area of question is the rear end which has been repainted and I'm assuming is where the salvage title came from.
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Bro, because weight distribution, bro. Heavy front mid engine, rear transaxle. Pretty close to 50/50.
There's also this.

But, what I wanted to say was, mechanical components create "hardpoints" for a car. Think of your shoulders, waist, as your own hardpoints. The car's bodywork is always at the mercy of these components where there's no way around them, only to style around them. That's why people like cars with wheels pushed out to the far corners of the car, because a)it makes the car look very taut and b) it means all the weight is centered as much as technically possible. It also means there's more cabin space.
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Soda blasting is pretty mild (and slow) and my 190E is pretty simple steel stampings with a few parts being removable plastic.

One big area of question is the rear end which has been repainted and I'm assuming is where the salvage title came from.
Well, we'll find out. Soda blasting can't even remove body filler, so if you have any load-bearing Bondo on your car, it will remain unscathed.
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