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RE: Auto to a 5speed conversion

ABS was an option on FWD models, I have 87 5KCST without ABS.

Aleksander Mierzwa
Warsaw, Poland
87 Audi 5000CS turbo (mine)
88 Renault Medallion wagon (mom's)
91 mountain bike (just in case both cars broke at the same time :-)

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Sachelle Babbar [SMTP:sbabbar@iris.nyit.edu]
> Sent:	Tuesday, September 23, 1997 8:36 PM
> To:	quattrolist
> Subject:	Auto to a 5speed conversion
> I know this question has been asked almost too many times before, but
> my
> situation is a little different. I've got an 84 5ksT. They were only
> made
> with slush boxes until 86. I would like to upgrade to a 5 speed if the
> tranny blows. The problem is this: I need manual driveshafts. They can
> only come off of an 86 up. The 86 and ups have abs. I don't. Will they
> fit
> the strut housing? What could I do? I just thought for a second that I
> could try using non turbo 5 speed drive shafts and putting the turbo
> inner
> cv joints on them, but the outer joint may be diff (splines or size).
> This
> quaetion have been boggling me forever. How can I do this (or not!!)