martin at quattro.ca
Wed Jun 5 14:39:39 EDT 2002
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> Looks like the tranny you had was from a 5kq non turbo.
> It was also 4:11 final drive but did have the rest of running gear same as
> 5ktq with 5 bolt suspension and larger driveshafts.
> Hope this helps.
> Martin Pajak
> 1983 Audi Ur-quattro (269,000 km) Canadian spec. winter car
> 1985 Audi Ur-quattro (146,000 km) Euro spec. import ;o)
> We didn't have half shafts to swap- only bought a transmission, not a
> parts car, so we swapped flanges. Also, the CVs were recently repacked
> and have
> new boots, so it would have been bad to have to swap halfshafts had we
> had them.
> I guess what I'm really getting at is why did they change the flanges?
> Are the
> early transmissions prone to some sort of failure and that's why they
> beefed up
> the flanges?
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