[Vwdiesel] Tranny ratios was: Tire size
dieselwesty at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 20 11:29:33 PDT 2008
Thanks Will, I snipped this for my files. I have no
complaints with my AVX trans in the 92 Eco either.
And only having to change external seals to stop some
leaks with 190K, what more could you ask for.
--- Will Taygan <william at taygan.com> wrote:
> If you want to come up to Alaska I'd gladly trade
> you my ACN for your
> AWY. I can't get up any hills in 5th on the 94 1.6TD
> conversion), so unless I want to smoke everyone out,
> I've got to keep
> 4th down to 55mph.
> Personally I LOOOOVE the AVX in my 91 eco. Yeah It
> screams, but I can
> scream at 75 up the hills.
> AVX 3.46 1.94 1.29 0.91 0.75 4.25final 91-92
> AWY 3.46 1.94 1.44 1.13 0.89 3.94final 89-92 diesel
> ACH 3.46 1.94 1.37 1.03 0.75 3.94final 85-88 diesel
> ACN 3.46 1.94 1.37 1.03 0.75 3.67final 85-88 8v
> FF/FN/FH 3.46 1.94 1.29 0.97 0.76 3.89final up to
> FF/FN/FH 3.46 1.94 1.29 0.91 0.71 3.89final 1981-??
> from http://www.a2resource.com/eandt/ratios.html
> On Thu, 2008-03-20 at 12:05 -0400,
> MWoodland at Dentsply.com wrote:
> > Dear diesel fans,
> > I have a '91 1.6 NA with the dread AWY
> transmission, and the tires look
> > suspiciously small.. I think 185-60-14.
> > Its great in the city, but is only comfortable up
> to 50-55 mph, and
> > screaming by 65.
> > I can't find the recommended tire size in the
> owners manual, and would like
> > to know:
> > A.The recommended size for the stock 14" wheel
> > and based on your hard-won experience
> > B. The maximum size I can run to get a better
> final drive ratio, (lowering
> > the rpms at highway speed) but not overwhelm the
> 1.6 NA.
> > (based on any wheel size, i.e. if you're running
> 195-65-15s comfortably,
> > I'll convert based on diameter)
> > Many thanks in advance,
> > Mark
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Bryan Belman, Pt Pleasant, NJ
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