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Re: finals on 4kq??

At 03:46 PM 3/20/96 -0500, you wrote:
>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 
>>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......
Gearing in the '84 and '85-87 4kq are the same in the first 4 gears. Fifth
gear is different  If memory is correct - 0.86 in '84 and 0.78 in '85-87. 

Bruce Bell