[20v] distributor swap 3B & 7A OK

Ben Swann benswann at comcast.net
Wed Mar 29 18:26:38 EST 2006

Ya - I just confirmed it is a single window hall wheel.  The distributor
looks identical to the 3B unit.

Good to know - 3B and 7A distributors are interchangeable.


-----Original Message-----
From: Bernie Benz [mailto:b.benz at charter.net] 
Sent: Wednesday, March 29, 2006 3:34 PM
To: benswann at comcast.net
Subject: Re: distributor swap
> From: "Ben Swann" <benswann at comcast.net>
> Rich - are you sure about that?

He¹s dead wrong about that, Ben.
> Coupe Q has the flywheel sensors and Motronic and that kind of imples
single window hall wheel, but not absolutely sure myself.  I'll double check
> sometime - kind of a PITA to get at that cap.
Motronic and Hitichi use the same distributor. Part numbers are different,
apparently for no good reason.

> Ben 
> benswann at comcast.net
> [Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 09:38:27 -0800
> From: "Rich Letsinger" <rletsinger at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: distributor swap
> To: "lynnreid at valornet.com" <lynnreid at valornet.com>
> Cc: 200q20v at audifans.com
> Message-ID: <482788d60603280938j772e8b6cnb9becf00bc40072e at mail.gmail.com>
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> The 7A uses a 5 window hall sensor while the 3B has a 1 window.  They are
> not interchangable.
> Rich
> On 3/28/06, lynnreid at valornet.com <lynnreid at valornet.com> wrote:
>> Does anyone know if a distributor from a 3B engine can be  be used in a
> engine?
>> Thanks
>> Les]
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