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Re: 90 CQ Drivetrain Slop?

> Bruno Walter wrote:
> My father recently purchased a 1990 Coupe Quattro, and it has an
> excessive ammount of slop in the drivetrain.  When pulling away, one
> must be extremly gentle in order to avoid a clunk.
> Likewise, it is impossible to accelerate through the gears quickly
> without being greeted by the same clunk.

I will admit to not having been watching this thread, my apologies if
this has already been suggested:

Have you checked the diff. mounts for the rear diff?

I have an '84 4kq that makes the same clunk on hard acceleration, and
I'm 99% positive from the location of the noise that the rear diff
mounts are dead.



Gary G. Erickson         Secretary -- NW Quattro Club
 503-702-5789           mailto:erickson@teleport.com