Urgent Gear oil question update addition

John S. Lagnese jlagnese at massed.net
Thu Feb 14 20:24:12 PST 2008

I did find the gear oil specs in the owners manual upon a more careful 
inspection. It lists synthetic transmission oil G50, SAE 75/W90 (Mil-L-2105 
or API/GL4)
Thanks for all of the responses and help!!!
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Mark J. Besso" <mbspeed at maxboostracing.com>
To: <brett at cloud9.net>; <jlagnese at massed.net>; <quattro at frank.mercea.net>
Cc: <dan at audifans.com>; "Audifans" <quattro at audifans.com>; 
<200q20v at audifans.com>
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2008 5:16 PM
Subject: Re: Urgent Gear oil question

> Condescending, as usual, Brett......and you STILL didn't take the time to 
> answer his question by providing a part number.
> In case you didn't see my reply from earlier - the current part# for 
> Audi's synthetic fluid for your transmission is G-052-911-A2.  I think the 
> capacity is 3.7 liters, but that's something you should verify yourself as 
> I'm not 100% positive.  Maybe someone with the manual (Brett???) would be 
> willing to provide that information.
> ~Mark
> On Thu, 14 Feb 2008 16:57:54 -0500
>  Brett Dikeman <quattro at frank.mercea.net> wrote:
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>  On Feb 14, 2008, at 2:51 PM, <jlagnese at massed.net> wrote:
>> The Bentley and owner's manual both address just the
>> automatic, not the 5 speed.
>  -Please take out Volume 2 of your 100/200 Bentley set.  This would be
>  the one that covers "transmissions", as denoted on the front cover
> and
>  spine.
>  -Flip through the index, under "Manual transmission --Controls,
>  Assembly" until you find "200 models - quattro 5 speed 016".
>  -Look down the list until you see "Technical data chart- 34-10"
>  -Proceed to page 34-10-2 and note the gloriously complete chart of
>  specifications for your 5-speed manual 016 AWD transmission with
>  Torsen differential, including lubricant type and capacity.
>  Brett
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