This 2001 Audi S8 spent its life until 2016 down south until a good friend of mine and car collector picked it up with 252,000 miles. Yes, this car has been enthusiast owned and driven with around 267,000 miles now. It comes with a documented rebuilt transmission at 231,637 miles and a healthy engine by way of a compression test. Plus timing belt, water pump, alternator, cam chains, tires, battery and suspension bits all new around 255,000 miles.

Overview:

  • Purchased May 2018 from Ohio
  • VIN WAUGU54D91N008581
  • Southern car from Georgia. My friend bought it with 252,706 miles in 2017. It has 265,xxx now.
  • Original paint, no door dings
  • Original interior and stereo
  • Window sticker
  • Original owners manual, two sets of keys
  • Clean title, mileage may go up as I still drive it

Work completed within last 10,000 miles:

  • Timing belt and water pump
  • Cam chains and tensioners
  • Bosch alternator
  • Reseal valve covers and camshaft plugs. Scoped with dye in oil to eliminate all major leaks
  • A/C leak fixed, recharged, blows ice cold
  • Brake flush
  • New front brake lines
  • New rear pads at 267,200
  • NAPA Legend battery
  • New spark plugs
  • Four wheel alignment (see note below)
  • Three new controls arms all Lemforder
  • New tie rod ends
  • New front upper shock tower mounts
  • Transmission fluid and filter changed at 257,786. Transmission rebuilt at 231,637 miles.
  • Oil change
  • OHTSU FP0612 tires 235/45 R18 – I know, nothing special but I had a cracked rim with worn tires and needed to replace them
  • Newly refinished original Azus wheel
  • Charcoal cabin filters replaced
  • Polished out headlight lenses and put in new Philips Xenon bulbs
  • Compression test performed Autocore Performance Group: Cyl 1-4: 122 127 127 126 Cyl 5-8: 128 123 125 125
    Please call Stephen at Autocore to get additional perspective on these numbers. 

Still to sort:

  • Driver side bolster is worn and torn
  • Radio needs to be turned off when exiting the car otherwise it will stay on
  • Headliner is falling in the back
  • Brake warning light on
  • Driver rear wheel still has toe-in and is at full adjustment
  • Sunroof switch works but is broken in its mount but works fine
  • Bumps, scratches and bruises as you might expect with a car of this vintage
  • Front air dam is cracked and has a taped up hole
  • Front bumper sits a bit crooked
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