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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 <bhowell@rmii.com>, 
Chris Semple <Autobahn01@aol.com>

Graydon D. Stuckey
'91 V8 Quattro 5-speed