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Re: Franco gear

Graydon D. Stuckey wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Nov 1997, Stefan Bendevis wrote:
> > Fellow Audi fanatics,
> >     Yesterday I inquired about the Franco sprocket and here is the reply I
> > got back.  If any of you fellow listers are interested in this gear please
> > let me know because his regular price is $300 US/gear, it looks like we're
> > getting a good deal.  I for one am interested in getting this product.
> >
> > Stefan Bendevis, Audiman1@msn.com
> > 1987 5000 CD Quattro (QLCC, 3" exhaust, and soon to have Franco Gear)
> Stefan,
>         I also inquired about it, and for the 5KCSTQ we're in trouble
> because the ECU takes a signal from the distributor which is driven off
> the camshaft.   In order to make the gear work on the 5KCSTQ cars' MC
> engines, you need an additinal kit for which George charges an additional
> $250.00.   Now since he is apparently willing to deal o the gear, maybe
> he'll deal on the kit.   This kit moves the distributor's hall effect
> sensor up to the camshaft gear driveplate which does not change its
> phase relative to the crankshaft.
>         Still, for 500 bucks, its a pretty nice modification that will
> get you a much broader torque band.
> Later,
> Graydon D. Stuckey
> ****Standard disclaimer.****
> Nothing I have said should be construed to mean anything you think I
> might have said in any way whatsoever.
	You only need the gear for the turbo engines.The normally asperated
engine(non turbo)requires the kit.