Transmission questions

jlagnese at jlagnese at
Wed Apr 22 23:37:40 PDT 2009

Wouldn't that tear up the front to rear
---- Original message ----

  Date: Wed, 22 Apr 2009 15:50:34 -0600
  From: "Ed Kellock" <ekellock at>
  Subject: RE: Transmission questions
  To: <quattro at>, "'200q20V mailing
  list'" <200q20v at>
  >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.
  >-----Original Message-----
  >From: quattro-bounces at
  [mailto:quattro-bounces at] On
  >Behalf Of Ben Swann
  >Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 1:03 PM
  >To: 'Brett Dikeman'
  >Cc: quattro at; '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.
  >-----Original Message-----
  >From: Brett Dikeman
  [mailto:brett.dikeman at]
  >Sent: Wednesday, April 22, 2009 2:25 PM
  >To: Ben Swann
  >Cc: 200q20V mailing list; quattro at
  >Subject: Re: Transmission questions
  >On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 1:50 PM, Ben Swann
  <benswann at> 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
  >The 5-speed? No, the gearing is different for the
  torque-y V8. You're far
  >more likely to find a 200q20v transmission,
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