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Swapping a Wavetrac LSD into a VAQ Equipped car

GTIfan99

Autocross Champion
Location
FL
Diving deeper into the transmission over the past week, I was able to separate the gears and inspect the shift forks. It appears that my 1-2 fork is steel, but the rest are bronze. I've ordered a full set of steel forks to add to the build. Pics below:

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I was also messing around with the diff codes again, and tried driving around with the control module plugged in, but the actual pump unit disconnected. This successfully disabled the VAQ diff without throwing any error codes! I hope to utilize this with the LSD setup in the future.

Why not allow them to work together?
 

El_bigote_AJ

Autocross Champion
Location
Las Vegas
Car(s)
2019 GTI bunny
Correct. the 2018 trans had 3/4 bronze forks. SQX code.
I dropped my trans last night and pulled the case expecting to see the same (2019 gti) and I’ve got all the steel forks. TGN code (which pull up nothing online...)

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etmanning1

Go Kart Newbie
Location
NJ
Car(s)
2018 GTI
I dropped my trans last night and pulled the case expecting to see the same (2019 gti) and I’ve got all the steel forks. TGN code (which pull up nothing online... I don’t even like if it’s the O2Q or the 0FB trans)

That's crazy! Why do you have your trans apart??

My steel forks have arrived as well as the bronze feet, so I've solved that problem, but it definitely would have been nicer to save the $$ and have steel from the factory!
 

El_bigote_AJ

Autocross Champion
Location
Las Vegas
Car(s)
2019 GTI bunny
That's crazy! Why do you have your trans apart??

My steel forks have arrived as well as the bronze feet, so I've solved that problem, but it definitely would have been nicer to save the $$ and have steel from the factory!
Was having engagement issues and wanted to make sure it wasn’t bend/opens forks... also the tech broke the locking pin and when I found out it was metal I wanted to fish it out and or see if it cause damage. Lucky it was stuck to the magnet.
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ITGUY

Drag Race Newbie
Location
PA
@El_bigote_AJ
what are the part numbers on your forks? How did the tech break the locking pin?
 

MonkeyMD

Autocross Champion
I would like to know too. Installing a gti transmission and might a well get steel forks and whatever else while its apart.

How much benefit vs bronze?
 

El_bigote_AJ

Autocross Champion
Location
Las Vegas
Car(s)
2019 GTI bunny
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