coilpacks for SEM
John S. Lagnese
jlagnese at massed.net
Wed Aug 13 21:57:55 PDT 2008
91 200 TQ 20V
----- Original Message -----
From: "chris gregg" <loxxrider at yahoo.com>
To: <200q20v at audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, August 13, 2008 5:07 PM
Subject: coilpacks for SEM
> Alright, this is my first time attempting to use this mailing list, so i
> don't even know if I am doing this right.
> Let me introduce myself first. My name is chris, and I recently bought a
> MINT 200q20v. My old car was a MKIV jetta 1.8t with a 50 trim that made
> low 300whp figures on pump gas and a daily tune. I bought the 200 for a
> reason, and that is the glorious engine that sits under that big old hood
> It will be staying in the 200, as I love the sleeper aspect of the
> car...and because the car is just that perfect. It was owned by a doctor,
> and then by a lawyer, and always garaged. The only thing I had to replace
> on the car was the block breather. I replaced it with my own custom catch
> can setup employing 034's new vortex catch can a few months ago.
> Now that I have sold my previous car (this past monday), I can really
> start to dig into the 200. Within the next week or two, the car will be
> receiving full standalone engine management by lugtronics. Perhaps I
> should elaborate on the general goals for the car. Its pretty simple. 35r
> at the smallest, gt4088r at the biggest, and yes I know I am crazy...but
> its something I have come to terms with a long time ago :) I am an
> Aerospace engineer in training (at the University of Florida) and this is
> exactly the kind of thing I love to do. I like having a tough/interesting
> project and solving all of the issues that may come up along the way. I
> have more fun buildig cars than I do driving them I think.
> Anyhow, I am still new to the 3B engine...so here goes the first question.
> The lugtronic system will include a full coil-on-plug setup, but I need to
> figure out what coils to use first. I honestly dont want to use the 034
> high-output coils because they are just too damned expensive. I would like
> to be able to make 1.8t coils work, but some of the 034 people are
> discouraging me about them. I personally had great success with them on my
> BT 1.8t project and they lasted 8 years. Maybe its different with them on
> a 3B : / Of course, I used the bolt-down style coils which were known to
> be much better than the push-down ones. I asssume I'd probably have to use
> the push-down ones in a setup like I am talking about...as there is no
> place to bolt them down (doh)
> Anyway, I just wanted to introduce myself and see if anyone could give me
> some answers to this fairly simple quesion.
> Thanks in advance for any help!
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