ekellock at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 14:50:34 PDT 2009
I didn't realize there was a difference in ratios, and I have one of each of
If you're going to increase the power of the 200 then the ratios for the V8
may not be a bad trade off, depending on what your end goal is.
Up here at 6100ft elevation, I wouldn't mind the 200 ratios in my V8 5spd.
But it's resting, waiting for a 4.2 swap so I think it'll be good then.
From: quattro-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:quattro-bounces at audifans.com] On
Behalf Of Ben Swann
Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 1:03 PM
To: 'Brett Dikeman'
Cc: quattro at audifans.com; '200q20V mailing list'
Subject: RE: Transmission questions
Assuming I install the trans on a 200Q with engine that will deal with
torque, will it work OK - bolt up using 200 flywheel and clutch and work OK
with final drive to rear diff? I don't think gear ratio would be a problem
unless the first gear were especially high. I was looking to mate the trans
with a more powerful I5 engine - although it would not be as torquey as the
V8 to be sure.
From: Brett Dikeman [mailto:brett.dikeman at gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 2:25 PM
To: Ben Swann
Cc: 200q20V mailing list; quattro at audifans.com
Subject: Re: Transmission questions
On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 1:50 PM, Ben Swann <benswann at verizon.net> wrote:
> I have a 200Q20V with broken input shaft - amazing and never saw this
> happen before.
Yikes. That is...unusual.
> Is V8 quattro transmission a bolt-in with same ratios?
The 5-speed? No, the gearing is different for the torque-y V8. You're far
more likely to find a 200q20v transmission, regardless.
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