Kent McLean kentmclean at comcast.net
Mon Feb 23 16:05:35 PST 2009

John Cody Forbes wrote:
> I just picked up a broken '98 A8 4.2q (big jump eh?) ... 
> Trans info is what I'm specifically after, removing and installing and
> any info about trans internals would be a bonus.

Here, let me help...

If you don't have transmission trouble now, you soon will.
No user serviceable parts inside.
You need to send it to one of the few places in the US that
deals with the ZF transmission.
This place? <http://www.erikssonindustries.com/audi.htm>
The give a part number for a repair manual.

At least, that's what I've learned from reading the list,
when I have thoughts of buying an A8.

Googling who rebuilds them led me to this:
I wonder how tough that upgrade would be.

Kent McLean
'99 A4 Avant, V6 Tiptronic
'91 200 TQA #3, with mods
gone: '91 200 TQA x2, '94 100 S Avant, '89 200 TQ

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