Hmm. Yes- I had mistakenly thought that I could solve the problem by running the motor (and so transmission input shaft) in reverse.
I think I understand now. The problem is that the diff is effectively spinning the wrong way - while the input shaft spins correctly. I'ts probably not kosher to...
@Eric. Good to know. I'm running an electric motor. I'm relying on the specs that say I can run it just as fast backwards as forwards.
@Randy. Thanks I've been searching though. I've found 2 that have side (length) views and dimensions - so I'm probably close enough there. I haven't seen...
I'm hoping someone has one in their garage that they can put a tape measure across.
The measurement I'm most interested in is the flange-to-flange distance. If one of them is close then I'd probably go get one on the hope that everything else would fit.
I apologize in advance for the off topic question, but you guys are the only people I can find online who are doing "mad scientist" stuff with various Audi transaxles.
I have a 1951 Citroen Traction Avant that I'm converting to electric. Its front wheel drive. The stock transaxle was...