6 speed transmission kit?
billzcat1 at hotmail.com
Wed Jan 7 17:03:31 EST 2004
True: S2 6-speed mounts, linkage pieces, and driveshafts are identical to
the RS2 units. In fact, most of my pieces are truely S2 6-speed but its
easier to call them RS2 parts :)
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mihnea Cotet" <mik at info.fundp.ac.be>
To: "Richard Hoffman" <billzcat1 at hotmail.com>; <travmonster at lycos.com>;
<quattro at audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 2:01 PM
Subject: Re: 6 speed transmission kit?
> Richard and all,
> AFAIK S2 and RS2 tranny mounts are identical and S2 items are much more
> commonly available used in Europe.
> Otherwise I fully agree with what has been written so far... from the
> side of the pond :-)
> Just a thought,
> At 13:49 7/01/2004 -0800, Richard Hoffman wrote:
> >Mounting the transmission to the motor is the least of your concerns with
> >swap like this. They bolt up just fine. Depending on the specific
> >you buy, the crank reference senders may be in the wrong spot. More
> >problems arise depending on what chassis the swap goes into. If you go
> >something like a 4000q, you'd need RS2 transmission mounts as well a
> >machined spacer to mount it, custom driveshaft (6-speed is longer),
> >half-shafts (6-speed is wider with larger output flanges) and a custom
> >linkage since no OEM linkage fits those cars. You can modify an Ur-S4
> >linkage for use on the 4kq.
> >If you are talking 80/90 then the same problems present themself, only
> >can use more OEM parts. RS2 front halfshafts, 4kq center driveshaft, RS2
> >linkage. You still need the spacer and RS2 mounts. The clutch line has
> >be bent to shape to clear whatever linkage you use and its a tight fit (I
> >did this last night)
> >Its a lot of work!
> >90 CQ 221k 6-speed swap in progress
> >70 100LS 47k
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Travis Edwards" <travmonster at lycos.com>
> >To: <quattro at audifans.com>
> >Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2004 1:37 PM
> >Subject: 6 speed transmission kit?
> > > Anyone ever heard of mounting a 6 speed transmission out of an S4 onto
> >10V (turbo or not) 5cyl? I have seen kits for the VW cars to turn their
> >into a 6 speed, and although I have looked, haven't seen one for the 5
> >cylinder. I'm just brainstorming right now, but I have a theory that
> >be cool if it's not TOO expensive.
> > >
> > > ---Travmonster
> > > '85 4000 quattro
> > >
> > >
> > >
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