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Re: distributor rotor for '91 200q20v (3B 20vt)
In a message dated 3/24/99 02:49:11 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> Bosch part # 04 170 is available here and I have had no trouble using
> them on chipped cars. You simply must be careful when installing using
> Loctite 640 and allow 4 hours to dry. If this distributor rotor moves
> than 5 degrees, it can cross fire and litterally break the crank shaft or
> more likely bend a connecting rod....
> john nelson
The correct rotor is (Bosch) PN: 1 234 332 414 R1. Narrower tip; thus the "5
degrees" window of error is larger, less chance of damage.
Rather use the correct part than risk trashing an engine.