[200q20v] Tranny Replacement

Kneale Brownson knotnook at traverse.com
Mon Feb 19 16:36:22 EST 2001

Is this anything like the Delrin replacement for the rubber piece holding 
the driveshaft center bearing that Javad Shadzi is developing?

At 12:06 PM 02/19/2001 -0500, Brett Dikeman wrote:

>Both my old 5000 and 200q20v did/do this.  The 200q20v less-so.
>The noise can be aggrivated by the shifter getting pulled/pushed; the
>selectors and forks in the tranny probably transmit the noise right up to
>I would check that the shifter is properly aligned; try fiddling with the
>shifter by pushing it slightly in different directions.
>Incidentally, I just happened by Audiworld saturday.  They've got a
>technical article on installing a driveshaft bracket of some kind that
>braces the driveshaft and keeps it from flying around; apparently, we're
>not the only ones who have problems with excessive drivetrain play, S4
>guys have it too.
>The most interesting part: "it bolts up to the mounts, where,
>surprisingly, there were already holes in place."  Which leads me to
>believe that UUC didn't come up with the part, they saw it on an Audi
>Sport car and copied it.
>Question is, could someone devise something like this for our cars, or is
>it pointless because our drivetrain play comes from a different source?  I
>suppose I could shoot the guys at UUC an email.  They probably remember me
>from the NE aftermarket event(more, more accurately, my car's unusual
>exhaust note.)
>PS:lotsa new listers...or just lots of lurkers coming out of the
>woodwork?  In any case, glad to see you guys.  BTW, we're fast approaching
>the list's 3(?) year anniversary...
>  On Mon, 19 Feb 2001 WARATAP at aol.com
> > In a message dated 2/19/2001 12:34:32 AM Eastern Standard Time,
> > pjrose at frontiernet.net writes:
> >
> >
> > > My tranny has started making a
> > > faint scraping "gear noise" but _only_ while  coasting off-throttle
> > > (engine braking).  I wouldn't call it "whining". More like the kind
> > > of sound  the brake dust shield makes when it's lightly scraped by
> > > the rotor.
> > >
> > > It's I who's whining. I'd like my tranny noise to stop.  :-(
> > >
> > > Phil
> > >
> >
> > Phil-
> >
> > I also have this scraping noise, usually off throttle or coasting and 
> only in
> > 3rd and 5th gears.  It bugs the @#$% out of me sometimes.
> >
> > Ingo
> >
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