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Re: Diff, and trany plug sizes???

In message <199412161912.AA03388@swiss.ans.net> Robert Phillips writes:

>    I assume that you already have the answer to your question, but FYI,
>   the drain and fill plugs on my 87 4000S are 17mm.  I would think that they
>  are the same on the quattro as well.  I got mine through a Matco dealer who
> happened to be at the VW dealership.  It wasn't cheap, but it is needed for a
> trans. drain. 

There is a little lump of metal widely available here - it fits into a standard 
spark plug wrench.  Costs about 60 pence.  Allows you to torque the drain plugs 

Phil Payne
Sievers Consulting UK
Vice Chair, UK Computer Measurement Group
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