[torsen] Re: [urq] Re: 3B tranny same as MC-2 tranny?
b.benz at charter.net
Wed Mar 5 11:22:00 EST 2003
That's correct, Shayne. Some 90Qs and CQs have carbon(?) plastic tubular
drive shaft sections. Not mine, and I've not seen one.
> From: Shayne <thequattroking at yahoo.com>
> Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2003 10:41:17 -0800
> To: <Martin at quattro.ca>, <benswann at comcast.net>, Audi Quattro
> <quattro at audifans.com>, 200q List <200q20v at audifans.com>, <auditude at cox.net>,
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> Subject: Re: [torsen] Re: [urq] Re: 3B tranny same as MC-2 tranny?
> While we are on this topic, someone told me the 90q has a hollow carbon
> fiber drive shaft. Seems a bit exotic to me, but I am curious if there is
> any truth to this. My guy says no.
> Shayne P.
> Oakland, CA.
> Enough Audis to give plenty of headaches.
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>>> 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).
>> You do not need a different driveshaft BTDT on Ur-q. 016 locker to 016
>> are the same length. Ur-q driveshaft fit both trannies no problem.
>>> For the 4kq into 80q/90q you need only the driveshaft and rear diff >from a
>> 4kq and 80q/90q both have 4:11 ratio so why would you change the rear
>>> The input shaft is different on the non turbo 016, than the turbo 016, but I
>>> haven't seen a failure because of it.
>> The front driveshaft flanges are also different size between 4kq and 5ktq/200
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