Does Audi still galvanize their car bodies? I know my 5000cs turbo still
looks good considering it is 18 years old. Also what other manufacturers do
this beside Porsche? Does VW? Anyone know what it cost Audi to do this
Audi uses galvanised steel which is slightly different from galvanising the
Since it's galvanised before moulding the result is a strong sandwich like
VW and the latest GM Opel/Vauxhall Astra use the same material.
GM uses an electro-galvanizing bath on the assembled car body. Audi began
galvanizing the Type 44's by using galvanized sheet steel. They had to
figure out how to avoid compromising the stamp-cut edges of the steel (they
roll the galvanized edge over cut edges) and how to keep spot welds from
1987 Audi 5kTQ
1980 Audi 5k
1962 and '64 Auto Union DKW Junior deLuxes
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