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Subject: Re: 90q20V tranmission compatibility
<Wait, back it up. Here's the skinny: the 01A trans came bearing four
<codes in the USA. AKU and AXL came in both 10v and 20v 80/90q's. ASZ and AXM
<(rare) came in CQ's. The coupe and sedan vary in gear ratios and clutches. I
have <seen a 88 90q trans go into a 91 90q. The codes were different...that
was five <years ago.
<So as long as you do not try to use a CQ trans, it should be fine.
>I heard a rumor that its the same tranny as the 10V 90's... that isnt
> DOnt they have the same part number?
> When looking up the tranny part number on the fiche, it doesnt
> differentiate between engines, which IMPLIES that the trannies are the
> AKU or AXL trannies were used on ALL 90Q's
> Production dates UP TO 8/31/90 use tranny AKU
> Production dates AFTER 9/1/90 use AXL trannies,
> So it looks more like finding the right date of the tranny.
The manual tranny for the 100 quattro ('89-91? in USA) was also the 01A
tranny. (This is a modified 012 tranny). The 200q used the 016 type tranny.
The S4 used the 01E tranny.
HTH, chris miller, windham nh, email@example.com