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RE: 2wd quattro
> Mike said;
> > was thinking that if I took the prop off and locked the center
> that I could drive the ten mile round trip with little trouble?
> This is why it's paramount to check the function of the diff locks
> before buying a Q. The only time I've tried/run across this is when
> testing a 4000Q. It drove and ran fine and finally I locked the
> for a test and the car would not move, either with one diff locked
> both. Very odd I thought, looked underneath and no prop shaft! So
> not sure why you'd have to lock the center diff, but this example
> fine with no proshaft.
> Unless the 4000 quattro system is different than a 5000 (and it may well
> be; this is Audi after all), I'm thinking your example above was a car
> that had the center diff locked _regardless_ of diff lock switch position.
Correction. Front diff was locked in the unlocked position...