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Checking final drive oil?

In message <34F778A5.59F466E@hpe.infi.net> Jim/Susan Williams writes:

> Could someone please tell me how to check the final drive oil in an 86
> 5000cst?  All I can find is a large allen type plug behind the left
> drive shaft in an impossible place to reach.  Is this the correct plug?

Yup.  It's a 17mm Allen.  Good idea to clean it out before inserting the Allen 
driver.  You might want to put a decorroder (Plusgas, etc.) on it a week or two 
before you try to move it.

 Phil Payne
 UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club