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Re: finals on 4kq??
At 07:48 AM 3/20/96 -0500, you wrote:
>>> I was always under the impression the '84 4kqs had a 4:11 final, where
>>> the later ones had 3.89:1. Is this true? When talking to the dealer
>>> today, he showed me on his microfische that ALL 4kq's had the same part
>>> number and same gear ratios for the final.
>I can confirm that all the '84 quattro's have shorter gearing. Actually, Jeff
>and I discussed this awhile ago, there *is* a difference; we just haven't
>been able to document whether it's final drive or gearing related.
It is 'final-drive related'. The Ur-Q Pro-Rally guys are always seeking out
84 4KQs to snatch the trannys (for the front diff) and the rear diffs.
Trans gearing is, I believe, lower in the 4KQ Vs the Ur-Q as well, mainly
the higher gears. Dunno about 84 4KQ Vs 85-87 4KQ trans gearing......