[200q20v] Re: UUC. gaskets, and tranny's

C1J1Miller at aol.com C1J1Miller at aol.com
Tue Feb 20 00:32:39 EST 2001

In a message dated 2/19/01 8:17:10 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
DPulvino at agraus.com writes:

> Last item is do people really think a 100 tranny (01A?) would work well in 
> one our cars?  I'm curious about the power handling ability of said unit.  
> Wasn't that tranny a newer design than the ones in our cars (016?) that was 
> carried over into the next genration 100?  I know that tranny shifts a 
> easier, but if it was produced at the same time as our car was built, why 
> wasn't the 01A used in lou of the 016?  And lastly, what about ratios, but 
> guess that be pretty easy to look up.   
>  Derek P

That tranny used the dual mass flywheel. Also, the output shaft size may be 
The S4/6 tranny seems to fail relatively often, as well, due to galling of 
first/second gear teeth faces... not sure if there's any real advantage to 
them overall.

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