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So to start the car is amazing and gets more looks than anything I've had previously.<p>The bad part is it really loves the dealership! It has been in for over a week and I am starting to worry that the RS4 may have been rushed. The manufacturers rep has assured me that they're working the problem ( ECU at this point) and will do everything possible to get this resolved next week....they better!<p>It does not matter how much you pay or what you buy anymore, technology is fallible and the more of it that is crammed into cars the more chances you have for this to happen. I did get a used RS6 to drive from the used car lot and that has been fun! Although I had to jump it today...no wonder these took such a huge hit!<p>On the brightside, my E30 M3 has been a delight. I have not had so much fun modding a car since my old Merkur! I'm getting it ready for the track and based on some driving I did at MCAS El Toro today it will be a blast. <p>The beauty of this story my S60R is the most stable of my cars right now as my wife has the 545i again since the RR Sport is going to get bought back by RRUSA...yep 5 times for the same electrical issue in 2 weeks...including an amazing episode of windows rolling up and down with no key in the ignition! Father Merrian was too busy to exorcise this demon so they will replace it if we choose to.....what a month of cars!<p>Thinking of the new ML AMG that is arriving in Sept. Any thoughts?<p>Be well everyone.<p>
 

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Re: Let me tell you guys about a 80K Audi..... (ForceReconTrojan)

Wow! Good to hear that the S60R is doing good in the stable. I can't imagine MB being any better. They probably have the most electricl gizmos in the car. I would wait and get the new Lexus LS hybrid. Then again Lexus reputation hasn't been up to their old standard either. I guess it's really a hit or miss now with cars. My S60R was an absolute disaster by the V70R has been a delight to drive. It's like a box of chocolates...
 

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Re: Let me tell you guys about a 80K Audi..... (ForceReconTrojan)

Great that you have the $$$ to play with expensive toys, but don't you think it's somewhat pointless to flash to the Volvo community here? Looking at your subject line.... my first thought is maybe you want attention.<p>I'm happy for your purchase, but I just don't think you're going the right way. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/confused.gif" BORDER="0"> <p><TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>ForceReconTrojan</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">So to start the car is amazing and gets more looks than anything I've had previously.<p>The bad part is it really loves the dealership! It has been in for over a week and I am starting to worry that the RS4 may have been rushed. The manufacturers rep has assured me that they're working the problem ( ECU at this point) and will do everything possible to get this resolved next week....they better!<p>It does not matter how much you pay or what you buy anymore, technology is fallible and the more of it that is crammed into cars the more chances you have for this to happen. I did get a used RS6 to drive from the used car lot and that has been fun! Although I had to jump it today...no wonder these took such a huge hit!<p>On the brightside, my E30 M3 has been a delight. I have not had so much fun modding a car since my old Merkur! I'm getting it ready for the track and based on some driving I did at MCAS El Toro today it will be a blast. <p>The beauty of this story my S60R is the most stable of my cars right now as my wife has the 545i again since the RR Sport is going to get bought back by RRUSA...yep 5 times for the same electrical issue in 2 weeks...including an amazing episode of windows rolling up and down with no key in the ignition! Father Merrian was too busy to exorcise this demon so they will replace it if we choose to.....what a month of cars!<p>Thinking of the new ML AMG that is arriving in Sept. Any thoughts?<p>Be well everyone.<p></TD></TR></TABLE>
 

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Re: Let me tell you guys about a 80K Audi..... (ForceReconTrojan)

Jeez give FRT a break, everytime he shares something he gets ragged on for showing off his money. So what if he's rich? Wouldn't that make the R look good seeing as how he can afford something twice its price but decided to get the R anyway and enjoyed it so much that he decided to invest a lot in mods and keep it? Plus, his point was that the R has been more reliable than his RS4 and RR. Shame to hear about the RS4. Such an awesome car to be ruined by 1st year gremlins. Same goes for the new M5. <p>
 

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Re: Let me tell you guys about a 80K Audi..... (PhilUp)

80K Audi?<p>Cheap one. My XC90 costs 90K over here. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Sorry you feel that way Steve, you seem to be the only one that took it that way ( wrongly I might add)<p>While true that I could afford any car within reason I usually keep my cars in the 45-70K range and for the most have been delighted with my Volvo. I had a E46 M3 before this and can certainly speak to the merits of the R in direct comparison to the M. The RS4 is another class both in quality ( when running of course) and price. You probably are just a sensitive person and probably should refrain from reading my posts in the future as not to upset you further.<p>Have a great Sunday.
 

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Re: Let me tell you guys about a 80K Audi..... (ForceReconTrojan)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>ForceReconTrojan</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Sorry you feel that way Steve, you seem to be the only one that took it that way ( wrongly I might add)<p>You probably are just a sensitive person and probably should refrain from reading my posts in the future as not to upset you further.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Nah......he's just another insecure R owner who "destroys" kids in M3 convertibles (girlfriend along in the M3 but no rollbar) on a closed track with a commuter lane. The rest of us are still looking for this track BTW.<br><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by MagoonR at 12:46 PM 8-6-2006</i>
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>mike_c70</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Then again Lexus reputation hasn't been up to their old standard either. </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Where do you got that idea?
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Token</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I wonder why he needs so many cars? Does one really need an R, an RS4, and RR Sport, an M3, and a 535?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Obviously he does because between the buybacks and the repeat repairs only one is running at any given time.<p>On the RS4: I hope they get the problems sorted for you because that seems like such a cool car. Love the concept of a monster motor in a small sedan.
 

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Re: Let me tell you guys about a 80K Audi..... (MagoonR)

I forgot all about that post! That was one for the ages.....thanks for reminding me. I was looking for that track too, any clues turn up yet where that is located?<p>To the other guy asking why I need so many cars...is it really any of your business? I suppose because I can.<p>Fight On!
 

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ForceRecon would you happen to have any pics of your RS4. i havent seen one yet but i keep hearing about them.<p>I was looking into audi's before the R but i was told they have serious electrical issues, is this true?
 

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Does Audi make the RS4 in a convertible? I am not very familiar wit the RS4 or Audis in general. I see Audis everywhere here but I have only seen a couple of "S" models. The other day two girls were driving what I believe was a brand new "S" model convertible as it had the chrome mirrors, which I beleive is an indication it was an S and it looked awesome.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Token</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">I wonder why he needs so many cars? Does one really need an R, an RS4, and RR Sport, an M3, and a 535?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Trust me, if I had the cash, I'd have at least 4 cars. And that's not including what my wife would want.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>C130</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Does Audi make the RS4 in a convertible? </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Yes they do. Here it is:<p><IMG SRC="http://images.leftlanenews.com/content/2-2007-audi-rs4-cabriolet.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://images.leftlanenews.com/content/1-2007-audi-rs4-cabriolet.jpg" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Token</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Yes they do. Here it is:<p><IMG SRC="http://images.leftlanenews.com/content/2-2007-audi-rs4-cabriolet.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://images.leftlanenews.com/content/1-2007-audi-rs4-cabriolet.jpg" BORDER="0"></TD></TR></TABLE><p>Now THAT would be a car worth owning--if they would only fix the distractingly fugly front end <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/zeroforum_graphics/screwy.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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RS4 convertible reminds me of a girl I dated, rocking body, sweet back end, but the face... not so much. <p>About FRT and his cars.... the way I see it, I read every month about Tony Swan, John Phillips or Larry Webster driving cars I'll never own, so if John wants to talk about all his sweet cars, it is cool with me. <p>Especially when he points out how his R compares favorably. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>"R" Kelly</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">RS4 convertible reminds me of a girl I dated, rocking body, sweet back end, but the face... not so much. <br> </TD></TR></TABLE><p>Hope you're not talking about your wife! <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>I am one of those seemingly few people who actually LIKE the new corporate "face" of Audi. I have to say that it really does look better in person, but is still quite polarizing. <p>A co-worker of mine went from an A4 with the old face to an A4 Avant with the new face. MUCH more distinctive looking, much more aggressive. <p>Kind of like the difference between a standard S60 / V70 and the R in front.
 

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Re: Let me tell you guys about a 80K Audi..... (BenES)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>BenES</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Where do you got that idea?</TD></TR></TABLE><p>My brother in law as well as a coworker of mine that have things going on here and there with their RX330s. But Lexus has always stepped up to the plate in addressing the issues. That's worth the price.
 
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