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Gearbox problems on a 1988 90 Q

In message <c=GB%a=_%p=Quza%l=EXCHANGE01-970321145807Z-6668@exchange01.uk.quza.com> Ian Rawlings writes:

> Also, when I go to change into reverse, I have to push the clutch, pop
> into reverse, wait for 5 seconds or so, then take my foot off the
> clutch. If I don't wait for 5 secs, I get the most monstrous gear
> crunching sound.
> Can anyone help me on this?

Check gearbox oil levels.  There's a 17mm recess screw halfway up one side - 
pop it out and squeeze in the recommended slippy stuff until it drips out the 
hole and up your nose.

 Phil Payne
 Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club