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    Allroad s lead to Ingolstadt v3.0 TDI

    So after dealing with first world problems such as, what should my 10th 2nd hand Shitbox be whilst making the nopics think I'm being sensible it seemed after reading the following;

    http://www.performanceforums.com/for...s-2014-XC60-R/

    http://www.performanceforums.com/for...trol-or-diesel

    http://www.performanceforums.com/for...o-S60-Polestar

    http://www.performanceforums.com/for...-Edition-2017/

    http://www.performanceforums.com/for...s-2014-XC60-R/

    http://www.performanceforums.com/for...cue-Benz-GL500

    I quickly came to realise;

    A. The modern 3.0 litre direct in jection diesels are a fucking good thing.

    B. Audi gearboxes in DSG world are explody

    C. Audi q5's in Diesel are Better on the eye but not as good as the BMW X3 3.0 diesel but are $10k+ more for similar yr plus KMS and

    D. All these euros depreciate faster than a lambo in a third world shithole.

    Cue. I bought an allroad. Good motor, higher spec than Q5, same space as q7 without the pork, same non DSG gearbox, and no Q5 soccer mum tax.

    Have run it from Vic to sa (AVG 6.5litres/100) then did school holidays in Adelaide for 2 weeks, now need to run it back to Brisbane next weekend.

    Is a good place to be, plenty of ground clearance, lots of poke, and AVG 9/100 around town so far. Will update more as we go.

    Boot space hits the nopics tick and has some funky tie down and aluminium separators which are really handy. Dog in pics is 60kgs, IE a big fucker. Wheels are for my a70 :-)
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    Oh and because not project car
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    Nice. So these have a normal torque converter auto and normal suspension (no air bullshit)?

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    full set of rimowa luggage ey, Mr Fucking Expensive Taste
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    Quote Originally Posted by tremolo View Post
    Nice. So these have a normal torque converter auto and normal suspension (no air bullshit)?
    I was under the impression that all Allroads had air suspension?
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    Yes air suspension and torque converter 6 speed. Air shocks don't scare me. I paid $17k with 85,000kms from new, full Audi service history. If I had to drop even $5k on suspension (which I won't) I'm still in a good bus.
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    I hadn't considered these, although looks like the boot might still be abit small for our next dog, same breed as my last one. Can your's stand up in the boot?

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    Quote Originally Posted by lickmyleftone View Post
    Needs dark tint stat.
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    Quote Originally Posted by irsa76 View Post
    I hadn't considered these, although looks like the boot might still be abit small for our next dog, same breed as my last one. Can your's stand up in the boot?
    Yes bud he can stand up easily and do 360's etc. Only with the cases in there, the way the rear glass slopes meant where I stuck him he could turn around but not stand up. If I'd put him at the front of the boot near the rear seats he would have been able to stand even with cases in there.
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    Dog doesnt look happy with all that luggage in the back
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    When you say '10th secondhand shitbox', do you mean concurrently? How much parking do you have?

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    so you're getting into diesels as europe is getting out of them?
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    Same space as a Q7? Tell that to the dog! lol

    The A6 has about 50% less boot space than a Q7. The Q7 is cavernous.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Stix Zadinia View Post
    so you're getting into diesels as europe is getting out of them?
    There's pretty much an optimum point in time for Diesels i reckon - just before they started using urea in them (add blue or whatever). The DPFs can be dealt with pretty easily, and they're modern enough that really solid performance is part of the package.
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    This is actually a really sensible purchase even for you, great looking thing, practical, has fasts and tunability options out the wazoo.

    Well done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by doctor ed View Post
    full set of rimowa luggage ey, Mr Fucking Expensive Taste
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gammaboy View Post
    Nice score.
    3.0 TDI wagon race?
    This should happen, for posterity and efame stakes!

    Quote Originally Posted by Tripper View Post
    Dog doesnt look happy with all that luggage in the back
    NAH he's a shepherd, he just lies down 98% of the day and the rest he eats, shits and considers the threat level.

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Purple View Post
    When you say '10th secondhand shitbox', do you mean concurrently? How much parking do you have?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Marlin View Post
    Same space as a Q7? Tell that to the dog! lol

    The A6 has about 50% less boot space than a Q7. The Q7 is cavernous.
    Yeah I hadn't looked it up but they look the same to me. Cavernous is the GL or landcruiser. With rear seats up you can still fit full size luggage etc, not in a q7

    Quote Originally Posted by Gammaboy View Post
    There's pretty much an optimum point in time for Diesels i reckon - just before they started using urea in them (add blue or whatever). The DPFs can be dealt with pretty easily, and they're modern enough that really solid performance is part of the package.
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    Agree with this. I missed a 535d wagon and was devod early on.

    Quote Originally Posted by Sketchy View Post
    This is actually a really sensible purchase even for you, great looking thing, practical, has fasts and tunability options out the wazoo.

    Well done.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Nicholson View Post
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    Thanks for the cleaning tips, I think it will really bring the blue flecks out of the 50 shades of earth.

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