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Pulling up an old thread here....  Not good news.  :(

Andrei, it sounds like you think the 901 is the way to
go?  Can a 901 be had with LSD?

Anyone know which trans Duke used in his Vortech
project?


--- Andrei Cular <acular@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> Yes a 915 can be built to handle the power and they
> area available with
> LSD.  However many people complain about the way
> they shift and the
> syncro's not working well with modern gear lubes.
> All the people in the
> VW communities either go with a 901 or a G50.  I
> don't know of any
> problems with a 901 but the 85-86 G50's have a bad
> habit of exploding
> 1st gear.  The other problem with the 915 is you
> will have to figure out
> how to convert a cable operated clutch to a
> hydraulic.  Or you could
> find sportamatic which replaces the clutch peddle
> with a sensor in the
> shift lever and a vacuum operated actuator at the
> tranny.  I had an '69
> auto-stick beetle which was the VW version of the
> system and loved it. 
> It allowed quicker shifts , once properly adjusted,
> didn't have to
> heel-toe, and was more fun to drive in heavy
> traffic.  I don't know how
> much those actuators cost or if it would even fit in
> the DeLo.
>
>
> Andrei


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