[200q20v] left over parts
MikeMilr at blackfoot.net
Mon Jun 11 10:58:33 EDT 2001
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bruce Boeder" <BBoeder at BoederLaw.com>
> I purchased our "new to us" 200/20v avant in January from a good friend.
> It's been everything we could hope for.
> Two questions/comments -
> First, the car came lowered with sport shocks. The former owner gave me a
> box with the stock springs and shocks. I frankly don't see ever returning
> it to stock and doubt that someone who would want to purchase this beast
> would be interested in that either. As a dedicated "non-saver" my
> inclination is to throw the box and parts out. Comments? Are they worth
> anything to anyone out there?
> Second, the car does have one annoying problem. Very occasionally (6
> since we got it) the engine will quit, everything on the dash lights up,
> etc. It can be started immediately and runs fine thereafter. There
> seem to be any rhyme or reason to when it quits. The car is chipped
> ones aren't?) The local shop that I took it to, Autoedge in St. Paul,
> initially thought it was an O2 sensor, which they replaced. Unfortunately
> with these electrical gremlins they can be hard to trace. Any comments?
> Bruce Boeder
> 200/20v avant pearl white
The stalling problem _could_ be a bad Turbo Bypass Valve. Easy test -
accelerate hard in 3rd gear or higher at 1.5+ bar boost - around 3k rpm, let
off the throttle and push in the clutch. If it stalls, I would change the
Also check for vacuum leaks. Are you seeing full boost?
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