plug wire issue

andyschlueter andyschlueter at
Mon May 22 22:12:42 EDT 2006

For some reason I decided to call Bosch on this issue. They called back and
are going to try and fix the problem. They said this would explain why they
never sell many sets of these wires. Bosch even asked I knew the correct
lengths. Told them the correct lengths. So, in the there maybe a fix in the
bosch wire sets in the future.

Andrew W. Schlueter
'91 Audi 200tq20v Avant

-----Original Message-----
From: 200q20v-bounces at [mailto:200q20v-bounces at] On
Behalf Of Henry A Harper III
Sent: Saturday, May 20, 2006 6:21 PM
Cc: 200q20v at
Subject: RE: plug wire issue

> That, sadly, is an old, old problem often mentioned on this list...and  
> is why no one (with a 3B) should try to order the Bosch wires. The 
> "specified" Bosch part #  for 3B wires is consistently not the correct 
> size for the 3B. You can't fight city hall...or Bosch's teutonic 
> rigidity.
> There are various alternatives that people have used--I believe 
> Magnecor sells a set that works in the 3B, and last time I checked 
> there was a set (Beru?) available from Blau (which is the option I 
> took).

Bremi also makes a set that is working well for me - if your WoldPac/local
guy can't get them, I got mine from Rick at (local to


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