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Re: 2WD v. AWD

At 02:03 PM 8/27/97 -0400, you wrote:
>Can anyone give me a quick and definitive response to the following:  a 
>local mechanic recently opined to me that the quattro system operates (in 
>normal mode) in front-wheel drive; only when activated (i.e., 
>differential activated) does the four wheel drive mode kick in.  I 
>understand differently --that quattro is AWD at all times but that you 
>have the ability to direct more power/traction to the front or rear 
>wheels when activating the front/rear differential.

Get another mechanic that knows how a 15 year old design works...

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                                   EMCM(SW) Dave Head  
87 5KCStq 204K miles                1.7 bar 
    qcusa #3442                 Maitland, Florida