[Vwdiesel] Fw: [EuroDieselCars] Quantum Wagon
scott3491 at insightbb.com
Mon May 17 17:44:28 EDT 2004
From the wart list. One of the guys tripped over this one. Any advice
or comments on swapping in the other tranny, or even a td engine, would be
> To: <EuroDieselCars at yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Sunday, May 16, 2004 11:21 PM
> Subject: [EuroDieselCars] Quantum Wagon
> > I found a pretty nice looking 5 cylinder stick shifting four wheel
> > drive Quantum wagon today. I didn't notice that it had air
> > conditioning, but it has the tipped over engine, so who could tell...
> > Doors are solid, a couple little rust spots here and there on the
> > body, spare engine, spare transmission, 3 spare doors.
> > Needs new door handles about all around.
> > Needs a clutch
> > $400 about 5 miles from my house.
> > I was goign to recomend it to a friend looking for a 4 wheel drive
> > diesel, but opposed to SUV's. Any idea how hard it would be to hook
> > my spare transaxle (from an '84 2 wheel drive quantum sedan) int this
> > car? or is it a completelt different animal? I'm betting that final
> > drive ratios would be too low for the diesel to be a direct swap.
> > Should I go buy this car (that I need like I need a hole in my head)
> > as an investment, or is it a very nerrow set of freaks that would be
> > a customer (there's a part of me that IS one of those narrow freaks,
> > so I can comprehend that....)
> > Eric
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