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Re: What year did TOR$EN start in US cars?
Whoops! Guess I should clarify.
I'm referring to the Center Diff not being a Torsen in auto trans equipped vehicles,
the Rear Diff is another animal. If you have an rear EDL equipped vehicle, wouldn't the
rear diff have something besides a Torsen, as I don't see how you could "lock" a
harrison sapir wrote:
> Huh. Well, I know at least that the V8 had the torsen in the rear. Anyone out there
> with a 92-94 100q or 95-97 A6q automatic care to look at their owner's manual? Now I
> am curious.
> Todd Young wrote:
> > I thought the auto-trans equipped quattros didn't use the Torsen? I seem to
> > recall reading something about a hydraulic clutch pack (instead of the Torsen)
> > that uses the same fluid that the transmission uses.
> > harrison sapir wrote:
> > > Torsen diffs entered the US market in 88 in the 80/90 series quattros. A year
> > > later in 89 they were fitted to the 100/200 type 44 quattros and have been in
> > > all quattros since then.
> > >
> > > harrison
> > >
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