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Has anyone bolted a transfer case onto a FWD transmission successfully?

I want to do this with my DSG transmission. It would be nice if I could use my stock transmission and swap the differential to an AWD version.
I have some ideas that I will know the answer to in a couple weeks as I do my swap but it def isnt just bolt on as the bellhousing has a protruding flange for the cv flange seal on that side. Also as you said you would need the awd diff.
 

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I have some ideas that I will know the answer to in a couple weeks as I do my swap but it def isnt just bolt on as the bellhousing has a protruding flange for the cv flange seal on that side. Also as you said you would need the awd diff.
Great, let me know what you find, it would be great if I could use my stock dsg.
 

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The wiring is not the issue, that is simple and is already described in this thread. The integration is done over the system arhitecture, the communication with the engine, ESP and other controllers runs over CAN. The Haldex is deeply integrated into the vehicle electronics.
 

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The wiring is not the issue, that is simple and is already described in this thread. The integration is done over the system arhitecture, the communication with the engine, ESP and other controllers runs over CAN. The Haldex is deeply integrated into the vehicle electronics.
I personally haven't done it yet but I believe the haldex part is easy on the mk5/6 but on the mk6 I think you need a certain abs module and gotta run wires to the cluster for fuel gauge stuff
 

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The wiring is not the issue, that is simple and is already described in this thread. The integration is done over the system arhitecture, the communication with the engine, ESP and other controllers runs over CAN. The Haldex is deeply integrated into the vehicle electronics.
I must have missed that part. I'll review it later
 

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sooo... will the r32 transfer case bolt into the 02q gti 6 sp manual trans ??
i read on someones thread that changing the fwd differential to an AWD peloquin will allow me to bolt the r32 transfer case to the stock GTI 02q ?? which peloquin diff though?? part number ??

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i read on someones thread that changing the fwd differential to an AWD peloquin will allow me to bolt the r32 transfer case to the stock GTI 02q ?? which peloquin diff though?? part number ??

thanks
Yes, this is possible. I will be doing this as soon as my Golf R clutch housing case comes in.
The 02Q transmissions are all the same on the other side (gear ratios are slightly different on some models) of the clutch housing including the case.
I'm using this Peloquins 4motion/Quattro diff to do the conversion.
I have a transfer case off of an 2012 Audi TT Quattro, but as far as I've researched, the transfer cases are largely the same between most of the Gen 4 Haldex transmissions.
 

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Yes, this is possible. I will be doing this as soon as my Golf R clutch housing case comes in.
The 02Q transmissions are all the same on the other side (gear ratios are slightly different on some models) of the clutch housing including the case.
I'm using this Peloquins 4motion/Quattro diff to do the conversion.
I have a transfer case off of an 2012 Audi TT Quattro, but as far as I've researched, the transfer cases are largely the same between most of the Gen 4 Haldex transmissions.
So after spending some time with another 02Q transmission we had at the shop, it appears you do not need the AWD case to install the transfer case.
You'll still need an AWD differential and the mounting bracket but not much else.





If you're interested in seeing more 4motion conversion stuff, feel free to check out my build thread.
I'll be posting up more pics of the transmission when we start that part of the build.
 

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So after spending some time with another 02Q transmission we had at the shop, it appears you do not need the AWD case to install the transfer case.
You'll still need an AWD differential and the mounting bracket but not much else.





If you're interested in seeing more 4motion conversion stuff, feel free to check out my build thread.
I'll be posting up more pics of the transmission when we start that part of the build.
This is great information! Thanks.
 

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Good stuff.... It might be a lot cheaper than I thought it would be ... Which mounting bracket are you using.. Any pics of that ?

Me too I would like to swap this soon





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Good stuff.... It might be a lot cheaper than I thought it would be ... Which mounting bracket are you using.. Any pics of that ?

Me too I would like to swap this soon
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The mounting bracket in question is 02M409905AH.

Here's the illustration of it in ETKA. It's part #1
 

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All this was already discussed in this thread. Malo has bolted the AWD differential on a FWD gearbox a long time ago. What is not mentioned here is, that VW has changed the ratio for almost all gears in the 4Motion gearboxes, so what you are building with bolting the AWD differential on a FWD tranny is not OEM. But it works.
The bracket what you are mentioning was also discussed, I presented it myself some time ago when I made the conversion. There it has to be checked if the engine has the mounting holes for it. Engines that VW has not used in 4Motion models might not have it.
Regards, Ed
 

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All this was already discussed in this thread. Malo has bolted the AWD differential on a FWD gearbox a long time ago. What is not mentioned here is, that VW has changed the ratio for almost all gears in the 4Motion gearboxes, so what you are building with bolting the AWD differential on a FWD tranny is not OEM. But it works.
The bracket what you are mentioning was also discussed, I presented it myself some time ago when I made the conversion. There it has to be checked if the engine has the mounting holes for it. Engines that VW has not used in 4Motion models might not have it.
Regards, Ed
I don't mean to be rude, but I looked back through the thread again, and the transmission that he shows is a 4motion transmission.
He even says it in his post on page 2:
Well, it's time to move from theory to practice. I was in Europe in May and I found few parts from mk5 Golf 1.9 TDI 4Motion. After 3 months I have finally picked them up today. Here we go:
1. 6-speed MT for TDI 4Motion (FWZ) - it might require some changes to the gear ratio in the future, but at this point the most important was it should bolt in to my engine without any problems.
Once again, not trying to be rude, I've just never found any posts confirming that the FWD transmission will work with the transfer case and figured others would like to know this wonderful information.
 

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yeah Charles I read the thread as well and it was never confirmed... that's why I asked the question again... so thank you again for taking the time to see if it would work..

anyways..

have you done the convertion yet ?? :popcorn:
 

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One thing I am sure about is transfer case has 2 input shafts: inner for right front axle and outer for rear differential. So the real question is if FWD tranny differential has this pre-diff outer output shaft for rear diff. I did not have time to research this.
 
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