[urq] Re: Gear Shift Lever
mhoepli at vif.com
Wed Jan 25 22:53:22 EST 2006
Very valuable info you gave there.
I never heard of the rated for Bronze syncros
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul Cole" <pcole at mn.rr.com>
To: "Max Hoepli" <mhoepli at vif.com>
Sent: 25, January 2006 20:20
Subject: Re: Gear Shift Lever
> On Tue, 24 Jan 2006 21:24:19 -0500, Max Hoepli wrote:
> >1986 Audi 4 door Quattro with 282,000km.
> >In cold weather the gear shift lever is hard to pull into 2nd gear, when
rolling at 10km/hr the gear
> shift lever hard to put into 1st gear, putting into 2nd gear will work but
little vibration because Tacho
> shows < 1200rpm. When running for 15 minutes no problem with shifting,
never problem shifting
> into any other gear at any temperature.
> >Would change of 80/90 transmission oil help to shift smoothly?
> I'd look at using a good synthetic gear lube- watch out for the GL5 vs GL4
> issue- be SURE , absolutely SURE that the gear lube is rated for BRONZE
> syncros like in the 016 gearbox.
> Lube the linkage, inspect the ball sockets and everything should shift
> When I changed the lube in my '91 200tq 20v ( at 230k miles) the cold
> was much, much better.
> I switched to a redline synth 75w-90 lube. Then again I run the car in
> ( well except this year) winter temps routinely hit double digit below
> >quattro mailing list
> >quattro at audifans.com
> Paul R. Cole:
> '83 Urq Helios Blue ( SAR) #900335
> '91 200 TQ 20v- Daily driver @327+k!!!.
> '91 Quattro Coupe - Still going @ 288k mi.- 4 older CGT's/200 TQ
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