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Re: VW synchro vs 4000Q

Vince Lyons wonders about the synchro system:

> Are you sure ?  I thought the syncro used the viscous diff.  Something
> about a silicon glop ( there I go again ) that when there was slip it
> would heat up, when it heated up it got to be like a solid or something
> instead of torsen or old type sliding sleeves etc...

yeah, that's the other synchro system, the one used on all the
transverse mounted engined VW's.  The mid 80's Quantum synchro used
the same drivetrain as the 4KQ.


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