Torsen Retrofit

ScottyCBoy at ScottyCBoy at
Wed May 1 10:49:53 EDT 2002

There are a few problems:

You are dealing with different gearboxes. Few of the internal components are interchangable between the 100q box and the 016 box.

You cannot simply bolt on a torsen to a non torsen 016 box. You would have to change the pinion shaft and gears to use the torsen.


In a message dated Wed, 1 May 2002  9:40:54 AM Eastern Daylight Time, TWFAUST at writes:

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>I have a '90 100 Quattro and an '86 CSTQ. Before I send the 100 to the
>boneyard (bad 5 speed) I thought of transferring the later torsen arrangement
>to the '86. Is there a mating point between the new and the old? Is it a bolt
>Tom Faust

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