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re: Bentley references to rear torsen diff

Phil Rose posted about the bentley manual for the 88 to 91 100/200 series type
44 having some limited references to a rear torsen diff:

Well, no one venturing to comment (or speculate) on ol' Bobby Bentley

managing to misidentify (in two different places) the '89-'91 200q rear

differential as "torsen"?? Yes, I realize the facts appear to be otherwise,

so this is a pretty major error-although I guess it's not likely to lead to

any grief. I know the Bentleys are infamous for lack of "how-to" detail,

but are they typically so "off the mark"?

Trying to place a more positive spin on it (groan...no pun intended), might

this be a clue that Audi actually had some (limited) production of rear

Torsens during the '89-'91 period--or that they had _intended_ to do so? I

gather from a recent post that this (Torsen rear) was present in some years

of S4/S. Or was that some other form of LSD?


Phil Rose		Rochester, NY

'89 100			pjrose@servtech.com"

My thoughts on this is that it is likely from the audi service details for the
V8, which did have a torsen rear.  Likely they picked out the wrong figure for
the manual; or the wrong legend, anyways.
Chris Miller, Windham NH, c1j1miller@aol.com
'91 200q