[200q20v] 3B distributor

Peter Schulz peschulz at cisco.com
Tue Jan 16 13:15:01 EST 2001

At 12:35 PM 1/16/2001 -0500, you wrote:
>A friend who operates a local Audi/VW shop mentioned to me
>that he's never seen an Audi distributor that didn't have a
>_metal_ drive gear. But then he's never done any work on the
>20V engines. I assume a non-metal gear is used to avoid
>potential camshaft-gear damage? But if so, why only in the
>3B engine?


Same issue occurs on the non turbo, 20v 7A engine...
numerous 90 20v and CQ owners have been left stranded by
a stripped plastic distributor gear.

Peter Schulz
1990 CQ
1991 200 20v TQW
Chelmsford, MA USA
peschulz at cisco.com

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