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Re: Paying the Audi-gods...big time...
I concur on using the 'Blue Ignitors' from Rapid Parts - I've put a set on
every I-5 Audi I've ever owned, back to my original box-stock '85 5ks.
Great wires. I think I paid around $60. Rapid Parts is also a great
company...wish they had more Audi, less VW!!!.....SLM
At 07:55 PM 6/1/96 -0700, you wrote:
>John Mallick wrote:
>> 1) Can you get a pre-cut wire set with the proper connectors to fit
>> in those boots? Who sells 'em?
>> 2) If #1 is not possible, can you just get good copper core ignition
>> wire and some of these connectors (whatever they are) and make a set
>> of your own. The $350 you save may be your own...
>> John Mallick
>> '91 200tq20v
>> BTW, the car does run a bit better. Now to fix my boost problem (I
>> still only see 1.5 bar max).
>I have one suggestion but am not positive about it, still, it might be
>worthwhile. Rapid Parts in NY state sells a series of wires called "Blue
>Igniters" (they are blue) for many models of VW that have a good
>reputation from what I've heard. Since they also supply Audi parts, you
>might try giving them a call to see if they have these wires to fit your
>car or can point you in the right direction. I was thinking of calling
>them the next time I do a tune-up on my car. I don't have their number
>anymore, but you can get them if you call information for Tallman, NY and
>ask for Rapid Parts.
>I apologize in advance if this is a goose chase.
Steve Manning: email@example.com (Metro D.C. area, USA)
Mopar: '67 & '68 Plymouth Furys (big blocks)
'70 Barracuda convertible (small block)
'87 GLHS (tiny block)
Audi: Two '88 90Q's (built on the same day)
Misc: '73 Ford Country Squire wagon (daily driver!); other stuff...