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FW: Spark Plug Wires
I'm forwarding this on behalf of Alex Neckas. Enjoy
> From: AlexNeckas[SMTP:AlexNeckas@aol.com]
> Sent: Monday, January 05, 1998 8:38 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Spark Plug Wires
> Here is an alternative to Audi's prices. I am going to send them a
> stock set
> for the 20v Turbo to replicate.
> From: "Steve Brown" <Magnecor@Magnecor.com>
> To: "Alex Neckas" <email@example.com>
> Subject: Audi spark plug wire prices
> Date sent: Thu, 18 Dec 1997 08:34:55 -0500
> Here is the information you requested. As discussed, I'd prefer if you
> this after the start of January. For more information about Magnecor
> products, please look at our web site, http://www.magnecor.com.
> What I am prepared to do, which we offer to other mailing lists, is a
> slightly cheaper price if anyone mentions the Audi mailing list.
> We will pay for shipping for anyone who mentions this message. For
> USA: 2-3
> days maxinum at no charge. For Canada: $10 shipping (as opposed to the
> we normally charge). For outside USA/Canada - we'll offer $10 off
> shipping cost (varies from country to country, but you will usually
> around $10-$15).
> I will give prices for all our late model Audi sets, not just 5
> these mainly apply to models sold in USA and Canada - although they
> be the same for most non-US engines.
> For all our Audi sets, we use spark plug and distributor/coil
> that are quite different to the originals, but they all work fine. I
> give you prices in the following cables:
> * 7mm (black): a good performance cable, that will most easily fit
> into the
> Audi wiring looms.
> * 8mm (blue): Basically the same as the 7mm, but with slightly thicker
> insulation. Both the 7mm and 8mm are find for standard unmodified
> and are equivalent to the best of the other "performance" wires.
> * 8.5mm (red): Our race cable. This is not just bigger than the 8mm,
> it is
> an entirely different product - it is Intended for modified or raced
> engines, but can be used on ANY engine (it just has extra
> This is an extremely flexible cable, but will be a bit harder then the
> to fit through the wiring looms.
> * 10mm (red): I haven't quoted on this (it's usually around $20-$35
> than the 8.5mm), but this is the same as the 8.5mm with extra jacket
> thickness (for more extreme heat and other protection). Normally, on
> an Audi
> this is unneccessary, since the wires are well-spaced from problem
> (even on Turbos). I tend to recommend 8.5mm for performance engines,
> it will be much easier to fit and loom. But, if you're interested in
> please contact me (at firstname.lastname@example.org).
> For all the following, if you need a coil wire that's different to the
> factory one (e.g if you have moved or changed the coil to an
> one) we may have to supply a custom coil wire, which we will do at no
> charge. The factory coil connectors will not work very well for most
> aftermarket performance ignition coils.
> Here are the prices:
> * 5 cylinder 10 valve engines (with universal distributor/coil
> connectors to
> fit all types of distributor caps and ignition coils)
> 7mm, part number 5701, $ 48.51
> 8mm, part number 5001, $ 50.36
> 8.5mm, part number 5501, $ 77.87
> * 5 cylinder 20 valve engines (non-Turbo, we are still trying to
> if this works for the Turbos). This does not work for S4, S6 etc.
> which do
> not have spark plug wires.
> 7mm, part number 5705, $ 125.72
> 8mm, part number 5005, $ 128.04
> 8.5mm, part number 5505, $ 172.66
> * V8, 1989-95 (we're still not sure if this works for later engines)
> 7mm, part number 87212, $ 209.97
> 8mm, part number 80212, $ 217.81
> 8.5mm, part number 85212, $ 296.85
> * V6, 1992-97
> 7mm, part number 67104, $ 42.25
> 8mm, part number 60104, $ 45.37
> 8.5mm, part number 65104, $ 74.15
> * 4 cylinder 8 valve engines (80,, 90, 100, 4000), 1980-90
> 7mm, part number 4722, $ 32.69
> 8mm, part number 4022, $ 34.21
> 8.5mm, part number 4522, $ 52.54
> Please contact me if you have any questions.
> Steve Brown - Magnecor
> (248) 669-6688 - Michigan, USA
> Magnecor Technical Information Web Site