[200q20v] 3B distributor

Bernie Benz b.m.benz at prodigy.net
Tue Jan 16 12:03:45 EST 2001

The  plastic drive gear is/was common to all 20V engines w/ dist, not just
the 3B.  

> From: Phil & Judy Rose <pjrose at frontiernet.net>
> Reply-To: pjrose at frontiernet.net
> Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 12:35:21 -0500
> To: Bernie Benz <b.m.benz at prodigy.net>
> Cc: 200q20V mailing list <200q20v at audifans.com>
> Subject: [200q20v] 3B distributor
> 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? 
> Phil
> Bernie Benz wrote:
> .
>>> 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.
>> Bernie
>>> Derek Pulvino
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