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Hi from Cambridge (UK)!<P>I am looking to buy a 1995 T5 GLE and you guys seem to know a lot of stuff - I would appreciate any advice on where to look for weak spots on a used T5 (120,000 miles). I realise the US is not the UK and car specs are slightly different, however I would suspect they all share the same problems.<P>N.B. I used to have an Audi S4, so I kinda have an idea about the turbo thing, however, would appreciate if someone could point in the direction for T5 specs on the turbo, i.e. idling & engaged pressure, etc. <P>Thanks in advance!<P>Vlad<BR>
 

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Vlad,<P>Welcome to Swedespeed! The 1995 850 T5 is a great car, and some people feel that it was one of the better years for that car. These are some of the things that I would look out for:<P>1. A/C Evaporator (Common)<BR>2. Warped Rotors<BR>3. Upper Engine Mount<BR>4. Shift Interlock Switch<BR>5. Sunroof Headliner<BR>6. Passenger Side Airbag Cover<BR>7. Rocking Power Driver Seat<BR>8. Turbo-charger Hoses<BR>9. Coolant Reservoir Cap<BR>10. Bubbling Interior Door Panels<P>I hope this helps!<P>-Drew
 

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Drew, thanks for such a prompt reply! This really does help, as I am viewing the car today. I'll tell if I go for it.<P>Vlad<P>
 
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