• About cbrydon

    An engineer to the core, and driven by an insatiable hunger for knowledge and experience in all aspects of life, Chris Brydon puts his design and analysis skills into everything from alternative energy and sustainability projects to medical products to vintage Audi Sport automotive creations.

    1993 Audi ur S4-Troubleshooting Some Problems

    by  • July 16, 2012 • 1993 Audi ur S4

    1993 audi urs4 2012-07-15 001 (Medium)

    Need help from C4/urS masters! Top Level Problem: 1-Airbag light is on; blinks for about 30 sec at startup and then goes to solid on Underlying Problems: 1-VAG-COM cannot connect to airbag control module through underhood diagnostic connectors. Communication is required to figure out why the light is on. VAG-COM connects to both the...

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    1993 Audi Ur S4-The Resurrection

    by  • June 22, 2012 • 1993 Audi ur S4

    1993 audi urs4 2012-07-07 005_6_7_8_9_tonemapped2 (Medium)

    So, I’ve been looking for a more practical vehicle than the eS2 (>=4 doors…) and more nice/comfortable than the Pathfinder (AC, lack of camo primer paint…) to use as a daily driver. I don’t put many miles on cars working from home mostly, so I’ll see maybe 5K miles per year probably spread across...

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    1983 Audi quattro-Fuse Box Flange

    by  • April 11, 2012 • 1983 Audi ur quattro 20VT

    houston 83 urq 2012-04-09 001 (Large) (2)

    A bit more progress on things… I just got notification today from Superflex that my control arm and rear differential bushings will be shipping finally. I think I placed the order mid-February. I ordered them for the stamped arms, but also have some forged arms that I was thinking about using. I may need...

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    1983 Audi quattro-Original Heater Core

    by  • March 29, 2012 • 1983 Audi ur quattro 20VT

    houston 83 urq 2012-03-28 001 (2) (Medium)

    Micro-update This is good for another 30 years, right?…this thing is ALL original…or WAS before I got to it… I guess it’s not quite like replacing one in a B3/4 after the fact, but while I’m in there… Time to get to the wiring…harnesses laid out for re-identification. Bottom left is the updated dash...

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    1983 Audi quattro-Updated Fuse Box Etc.

    by  • March 28, 2012 • 1983 Audi ur quattro 20VT

    houston 83 urq 2012-04-02 002 (Large)

    A bit of an update on progress across multiple fronts…since I was waiting on some suspension parts and the weather was still too cold for harness manipulation, there was quite a bit of bouncing around from one area to another. Or maybe I have ADD/ADHD and just don’t know it… I finally made the...

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