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Mon Dec 8 12:21:28 EST 2003
> From: George Sidman <sidman at montereynet.net>
> Date: Mon, 08 Dec 2003 08:53:08 -0800
> To: 200q20v at audifans.com
> Subject: Re: Dist. Rotor
> I went through all this rotor anxiety a few years ago, and ended
> up running both the fat and thin. Truth be told I experienced no
> difference. However, I now run the thin rotor because I can get
> it from Rod. He will tell you the proper part has an 11 mm tip
> and the other one is 17mm.
> One could make a case for better burning from a wider tip -
> longer spark duration -
A religious case maybe, but certainly not a logical, factual case!
> and I would be hard put to see, from
> looking inside the distributor cap, that the tip width could
> possibly compromise arcing between cylinders. The cap contacts
> are too far apart. I believe there are ECU monitoring issues
> involved here, and religious convictions aside, I am inclined to
> follow the factory reccomendation.
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