[200q20v] Re: Injector o-rings

C1J1Miller at aol.com C1J1Miller at aol.com
Tue Jan 16 12:16:33 EST 2001

Bernie:  you could try contacting Rod at thepartsconnection.com
He went the extra (many) miles for me/us and found a source for the (correct 3B) bosch distributor rotor, by going through his contact at Bosch in germany.  This part was not available through Audi, or through USA bosch dealers...


In a message dated Tue, 16 Jan 2001 12:12:48 PM Eastern Standard Time, Bernie Benz <b.m.benz at prodigy.net> writes:

<< Hi Derek,

Look in your yellow pages under Seals, O-ring.  If no, try Bearings.
I get mine in Hayward, CA  Bay Seal.

I'm still working the Bosch rebuild parts source search.  I've given up on
finding an e-mail contact on the Bosch web site.  All are dead ends.  A
friend is a Volvo parts distributor and sells a lot of Bosch, so am trying
to find a link thru him.  Will post anything positive.

> From: "Derek Pulvino" <DPulvino at agraus.com>
> Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 08:19:23 -0800
> To: <200q20v at audifans.com>, <b.m.benz at prodigy.net>
> Subject: Injector o-rings
> Bernie,
> Where do you think a good place to source those o-rings from would be.  I know
> my local mechanic keeps a stash of viton o-rings on hand, but don't know if
> all the sizes would at his disposal at his shop.  Just noticed last night some
> oil/dirt accumulation around two of my injectors on the intake manifold; my
> guess is there's likely a leak there.
These O-rings on the injectors are static seals and were in good shape when
I removed my injectors (my 3Bing of the 7A project) even though showing some
signs of minor leaking as you are seeing.  So with a clean up and assembly
lube would be fine to reinstal, IMO.
> Also, ever any luck with the distributor drive gear.  I've found nothing on my
> end, and looks like, after all my balehooing (sp?) will be purchasing a new
> distributor today. So looks like there'll be an extra one around to experiment
> on.  
What was wrong with your Dist?  Drive gear broken?  I do have a temporary
spare (the project dist) if it could buy time for you.

> Derek Pulvino

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