URQ Trans and rear diff

Richard Hoffman billzcat1 at hotmail.com
Tue Dec 31 07:55:40 EST 2002

Quick dip to the family album confirms 35/9 final drive - 3.889:1

>From: Aaron Gibson <crankshaft at adelphia.net>
>To: Richard Hoffman <billzcat1 at hotmail.com>
>CC: JShadzi at aol.com, quattro at audifans.com
>Subject: Re: URQ Trans and rear diff
>Date: Tue, 31 Dec 2002 03:48:51 -0800
>I think its the 3.73 final?
>Richard Hoffman wrote:
>>Don't know if I will get banished from the list for saying this...but
>>doesn't the Ur-Q have 3.89 final drive?  :)
>>2 stoopid (we all make mistakes) Audis :)
>>>From: JShadzi at aol.com
>>>To: crankshaft at adelphia.net, quattro at audifans.com
>>>Subject: Re: URQ Trans and rear diff
>>>Date: Mon, 30 Dec 2002 22:59:09 EST
>>>[ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ]
>>>Aaron, generally the Urq tranny (3.59 I believe) is considered a
>>>little on
>>>the sluggish side, its good for high speed (IOW up to 160mph or so),
>>>helps gas mileage a little, and lets the turbo spool esp. in the
>>>lower gears,
>>>but for any driving under 120mph I prefer the 4.11 tranny that you
>>>have now,
>>>in fact, many Urq owners want to upgrade to the 4kq units, so
>>>concievable you
>>>could do an even trade.
>>>In a message dated 12/30/2002 6:21:14 PM Pacific Standard Time,
>>>crankshaft at adelphia.net writes:
>>> > Hi,
>>> >
>>> > Anybody have any BTDT on using the URQ trans and rear diff on a 4000Q?
>>> > Any URQ people have any complaints about the gear ratios? One last
>>> > question what would you expect to pay for the combo?
>>> >
>>> > Thanks,
>>> > Aaron
>>> >
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