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Re: Source for 115A Alternator
Thanks DeWitt. Now what about the Urq?
> From: DeWitt Harrison <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re: Source for 115A Alternator
> Date: Wednesday, August 20, 1997 11:43 AM
> On Tuesday, August 19, 1997 5:41 PM, Dave Head wrote:
> > At 08:02 AM 8/19/97 -0400, John C. wrote:
> > >Soory to be a pain folks, but the US parts market is somewhat of a
> > >to me. Where can I get the fabled 115a alternator that will
> > >the Urq's 90A unit, and how will I know it is the right one?
> > >
> > AL179X is Bosch 110A - used on 87-88 5KS non-turbo.
> > 90A w/AC is AL31X, w/o AC is AL27X for 87-88 turbo and tq.
> > 86 (all) uses an AL33X (90A)
> > **************************AUDI FAN*************
> There is some confusion about the correct 90A unit for the
> 5ktq. The Bosch catalog listing for 5k turbos is just as Dave says.
> However, it is incorrect for the 87-88 cars at least. The difference
> between the 31X and 27X is that the mounting flanges of the
> two units are mirror images of each other. For 5kt and tq cars
> with the AC compressor mounted on the left (driver's) side of
> the engine and the alternator on the right - for example, the
> 88 5kcstq - you must use the AL27X.
> BTW, again with respect to the 5k, the 115A unit requires an entirely
> different mounting bracket and bracing arrangement than the 90A
> original and would _not_ be a simple swap.
> DeWitt Harrison firstname.lastname@example.org
> Boulder, CO
> 88 5kcstq