3B tranny same as MC-2 tranny?

ben swann benswann at comcast.net
Wed Mar 5 10:20:47 EST 2003

Thanks Scott.

Looks like I have everything to do this, should I ever have the need.
I have the entire drivetrain available off my departed 5ktq wagon.

In the mean time, I'll leave well enough alone.  Plenty of outstanding
projects to attend to and if it ain't broke, don't fix it, right!?

----- Original Message -----
From: QSHIPQ at aol.com
Date: Wednesday, March 5, 2003 8:42 am
Subject: Re: 3B tranny same as MC-2 tranny?

> 5kq/4kq 016awd transmissions can be retrofitted into the late 200
> or the late > 90/80 chassis.  For the 200tq (89-91) you need 5ktq 016
trans, > driveshaft > (torsen housing is longer) and rear diff (5ktq is
3.89, 200 are > 4.11).  For > the 4kq into 80q/90q you need only the
driveshaft and rear diff > from a 4kq.  > All clutch components
interchange, but you do need the early style > clutch > slave (pin
mount -early vs bolt in mount - late).  You will also > need to
> accomodate the center locker, the easiest one to deal with is the
> later style > gen 1 with the mount and rod above the right side
axle.  The rear > diff > actuation on ALL gen 1 and gen II (torsen) are
> Do remember too, that in the procon 10 systems you lose the cable
> loop above > the trans, and that's not upgradeable, so you need to
delete the > wire > alltogether.
> The input shaft is different on the non turbo 016, than the turbo
> 016, but I > haven't seen a failure because of it.
> Scott Justusson
> QSHIPQ Performance Tuning
> Chicago IL
> In a message dated 3/4/2003 8:39:27 PM Central Standard Time,
> benswann at comcast.net writes:
> Ken,
> You beat me to it with the same/similar question.  Can I retrofit the
> drivetrain from my '87 5ktq avant into the 200 20v tq avant, if I
> wanted to do something insane like that?
> Any comments on advantages, disadvantages, no-nos,

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