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Discussion Starter #101 (Edited)
The B3/B4 Syncro can not be compared to the B5 (Syncro) 4motion because it is not the same system. The B3/B4 is viscous and the B5 is torsen. The B3/B4 is a VW and the B5 is an Audi (A4).
Correct. B5 is Quattro.

But anything can be compared. Why not?

It depends on the perspective.

F.ex., last two years, I "compare", (on the road, yes), Passatitsa to the various, brand new, shiny, diesel cars people buy here in Greece.

They sound awfully and they are, the vast majority, so slow.

So it is very funny how much hardly, stupid people, are trying to "give a lesson" to a 25 years, old, unknown Passat.

Same thing with the various brands, unmodified, 160 ps 1.8t VAG's.

:D

So why not to try to compare Syncro b5 to it's predecessors, to see if VW, (our big mother), was right?

Marketing wise the newer the better, but is it always?

A very common, (VAG), example is the comparison of the Vanagon Syncro T3 to the Eurovan Syncro T4. The older is, much, better!

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Discussion Starter #103
Here, not a fair comparison.


And again, not fair at all.


But it is what is happening every single day on the road, (driving your old g60).

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Discussion Starter #108
You know, the helmet you are wearing, (the lightest possible), is the optimum solution for the passive safety.

No airbags needed, if the people was willing to use it, together with a HANS. (Or without it for a very light helmet).

Monash university prove it.
 

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Discussion Starter #111 (Edited)
1)What kind of race?

Your car, in it's standard configuration, has an 0.8 lateral acceleration and 127 ft braking 60-0 mph.

7,8 sec 0-100 km., and 250 km/h max. speed.

Very impressive car, knowing that it weights 1745 kgr..

(Motortrend & ultimate specs)

2)Do you have any brochure to post here, or any link, please?
 

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Strange thing: now recognize that mine car is the predecessor of yours!

And there is a lot of work to do:

after syncro b5 to 4motion b5.5, to 4motion b6, to alltrack b7, etc, etc..

Hmm... not a good thing to continue this...

Better to keep the results confidential.

:hmmm:
 

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Race is SCCA Solo Autocross. My car is the "Sport" model, 6 speed manual transmission. 0-60 in 6.5 sec and 184 mph maximum. I have a tuned ECU for 30 more hp also. The 155 mph for USA cars is the computer limit by law. Brochure of what, the W8?


Yes, a photo of the brake calipers on your car.
1)Rapid car.

2)There are no caliper fotos. I can take if you like.

3)Yes a brochure of W8 Syncro.
 
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