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Re: quattro center diff lock actuator ...
> > If you look in the Bently manual it showes a newer 4k quattro tranny
> > with the center lock mounted on the tranny just like you have
> > described it on the 5k quattro. The problem with the cable was that
> > it was seasing up during summer when it is not used.
> ... are you saying that you changed your '84 from the cable style to the
> newer one or that Bentley shows the new style? If you do the update, was
> it difficult to connect the new style actuator bracketry to the diff lock
I decided to switch to the torsen center diff out of 89 up 200 or 100
quattro since I ended up tearing my car apart for a turbo install.
FYI though it is a simple swap, except the two systems
use differently shaped pullshaft for the gear slider, it is possible
though to modify the new operating rod to fit the old style
pullshaft. BTW I used the names as seen in Bentley manual.
The vacuum servo does bolt up to the older trannys and you will have
to run the vacuum lines to the front, otherwise it is simple.
1982 Coupe (430,000 km)
1984 4000s quattro (320,000 km under the wrench)
1970 Porsche 911E Targa (also under the wrench)
Who put my tools in the dishwasher?