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Re: any btdt's with 90 v8q transmission repair?
On Mon, 8 Feb 1999, Mark Stevens wrote:
> with the former owner, he mentioned that when the car was hauled from
> the accident scene, it was done with a standard front lift tow truck and
> no dolly for the rear wheels! arrrrrrg! The car was hauled like that for
> about 5 miles at 40-50 MPH. It was then moved again but I have no way of
That's not good for the Torsen.
> 1. Any idea what damage occurs to the auto transmission when
> transporting a quattro this way?
I'm not a slushbox guru, so I can't help you there.
> 3. If it is too expensive I may consider fitting a 5 spd. Any bolt ups
> other than the v8q 5spd?
You'll need an engine too. The 5-sp block is different from the auto
block. Talk to Ben Howell. Your best bet is to buy a good used tranny
from a yard. Contact Chris Semple - I think he may have one or two in
Ben Howell <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Chris Semple <Autobahn01@aol.com>
Graydon D. Stuckey
'91 V8 Quattro 5-speed