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Re: WE leaded or unleaded ?

In message <000001bdd89d$0ce5e520$50ca6ccb@chris> "Chris" writes:

> I have been recently looking at some audi web pages and found one which has
> an early 80's audi with the WE engine running on unleaded. (It had a
> catalytic converter). I have the WE engine in my '81 5+5. Does this mean I
> should be using unleaded in my engine also. The number on the side of the
> cylinder head is 035 103 373H. Also it doesn't have a catalytic converter.
> Does Anyone know what the power output of this engine is, my owners manual
> shows a 1.9 Liter carburettor motor and rates that as 85Kw but my manual
> doesn't have any info on the 2.1 liter. I have read that it is 96Kw or 100Kw
> but I'm still not 100% sure. Also anyone have any pictures of the 5+5 2 door
> version. I'd be interested to see what it looks like.

ETKA lists the WE in two forms: 79KW/107HP for Australia and Japan,
85KW/115HP for Switzerland and Sweden.  Also states that production
ceased in 07/78.   The former version had a catalytic converter from
the factory, but replacements have not been available for a long time
now - I suspect someone has fitted a Swiss/Swedish exhaust in place of
a failed cat at some point.

 Phil Payne
 Phone: 0385 302803   Fax: 01536 723021
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