[Vwdiesel] Transmission Gearing with TD and TD options

Mary Beth and Chris Geiser geiser at execpc.com
Sat Jan 24 22:35:14 EST 2004

My Vanagon does 4500 RPM at 65... according to other people... I've
never taken it over 62 for fear...


-----Original Message-----
From: vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com [mailto:vwdiesel-bounces at vwfans.com]
On Behalf Of TexasTDI
Sent: Saturday, January 24, 2004 12:23 PM
To: vwdiesel at vwfans.com
Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Transmission Gearing with TD and TD options

2800 @ 65 is still too high IMO.  My TDI does 65 at 2200, 70 at 2400.

Christopher J. Thornton
1991 VW Jetta 2 Door 1.6 Diesel - 240k miles
2000 VW Golf 1.9 TDI (turbo diesel) - 92k miles
AMSOIL Synthetic Lubricants Dealer #1098500

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Sandy Cameron" <scameron at compmore.net>
To: "TexasTDI" <texasvwdriver at hotmail.com>; <vwdiesel at vwfans.com>
Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004 2:23 PM
Subject: Re: [Vwdiesel] Transmission Gearing with TD and TD options

> At 11:12 AM 1/22/04 -0600, you wrote:
> >
> >My 91 1.6D screams at only 65mph.  No tach, so I have no idea what
> >Even though the speed limit around here is 70mph, 65 is torture
enough on
> >and my car.
> My 87 TD loafs along at 2800 rpm for 65mph. The tranny is an AGS
> Even better with the 175/80-13s on it. long legs for touring.
> There are several others with the same final drive and 5th gear ratios
> all are bolt in replaceable, even gasser trannys.
> Roger brown has a tranny selection chart on his web site, I think.
> Sandy
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