[Vwdiesel] Questions from Mark Shepherd UK. --( sez he can't post ? )

LBaird119 at aol.com LBaird119 at aol.com
Sun Mar 21 11:34:20 EST 2004

> 4) People been talking about Quantum 0.68 5th gear... This appeared on 
> early QJ boxes;2N and 8G... BUT has any one tried using the gear clusters out of 
> the 5 cylinder models (different bellhousing but ratios 2.85; 1.52; 0.96; 
> 0.70 and 0.53 for 1st ...5thWouldnt this take revs down from 3000 to 2500ish at 
> cruising speed?

  It might be more than that even.  I believe the Quantum/4000/Fox/Dasher 
trannies use different final ratios than the R/S/J/G transmissions.  Higher 
final drive ratios it seems like (go faster at same rpm).

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