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Re: Quattro vs Synchro

Brian responds:

> > In a nutshell, what is the difference between a quattro and syncro (sp?)?
> I'll let you know as soon as I'm done swapping a Syncro drivetrain into the
> Corrado VR6. ;)
> Besides different engine and suspension layouts, the main difference is
> the Quattro uses a torsen type diff, while the Syncro uses a viscous
> coupling to distibute power to the rear wheels.

First, my compliments to Brother Brian!  That sounds like a *nifty* project!!

But, alas, Brother Brian forgets that VW used the term "Syncro" for both
the Quattro system used in the Quantum Syncro; and the viscous system, used
in the Vannagon Syncro and the Rallaye Golf.

I know, I know.  Picky, picky, picky...

Yer Kindly ol' Unka Bart