jlagnese at massed.net
Fri Apr 24 22:08:11 PDT 2009
It must be a sturdy differential!
From: quattro-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:quattro-bounces at audifans.com] On
Behalf Of urq
Sent: Thursday, April 23, 2009 10:57 AM
To: quattro at audifans.com
Subject: RE: Transmission questions
.... I believe they are referring to the gear ratios inside the
but you are correct that having unequal FDRs in the diffs can cause
excessive differentiation in the center diff, which may cause excessive
I owned a 5000 TQ which had different ratios in the front and rear diff ....
I didn't figure that out before buying the car ... I don't know how long the
car had this configuration, but it didn't show any signs of center diff
San José, CA (USA)
Wouldn't that tear up the front to rear
---- Original message ----
>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.
>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.
>On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 1:50 PM, Ben Swann
<benswann at verizon.net> 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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