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Re: UrS4 Transmission Failures

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From: Phil Payne <quk@isham-research.demon.co.uk>

> In message <199906271851.NAA25177@pop02.execpc.com> trobbs@execpc.com
> > Have you or any other European listers heard of premature
> > transmission failures with the 6-speed transmissions on 92 - 94
> > S4's.
> The UK Club does not recommend any performance enhancements to a 6-speed
> S2 or S4.  At 220bhp nominal, the box seems marginal at best - putting
> more than this through it is asking for trouble.  Our suspicion is that
> Audi used narrower cogs to fit the six speeds into much the same space
> as five.

Wasn't there something about early 6-speed boxes suffering bearing failure?

Jim Haseltine