[A4] Spark Control on 1.8T
brian at bjwhite.net
Mon Apr 10 10:55:10 EDT 2006
AEB was an earlier motor and is non-DBW. 2000 A4s were ATW. Mine was an early production 2000
with the ATW.
Have an allroad 2.7T 6-speed now.
---------- Original Message -----------
From: sdewitt at stx.rr.com
To: brian at bjwhite.net
Sent: Mon, 10 Apr 2006 06:34:10 -0500
Subject: Re: [A4] Spark Control on 1.8T
> Actually the DBW came about in the middle of the 2000 model year. So
> the early 2000 cars have a throttle cable and the AEB engine.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Brian White <brian at bjwhite.net>
> Date: Sunday, April 9, 2006 10:42 pm
> Subject: Re: [A4] Spark Control on 1.8T
> To: Doug Johnson <ur-quattro at msn.com>, a4 at audifans.com
> > Changes to 99.5 were:
> > - Change to one peice headlight/turn signal assembly.
> > - Loss of the idiotic in-headlamp fog lights. (thank god.)
> > - Redesigned door handles (smooth, slightly raised)
> > - Updated taillights on sedan
> > - Center console and switch (fogs, ESP, radio) redesign.
> > (Although the switches are the same as
> > the 2000, the 2000 had a double DIN radio opening (also allows for
> > NAV) while the 99.5 had a single-
> > DIN radio opening.
> > - 99.5 was the last A4 that had the desirable (IMHO) all-red dash
> > lighting.- Also 99.5 was the last non-DBW wire car.
> > Many people consider the 99.5 to be the best of the B5 A4s. No-
> > DBW (for tuning), all-red lighting,
> > updated exterior and interior details.
> > Only drawback in my book is the lack of the double DIN radio, but
> > I'd bet you could update that to
> > 2000 part specs...especially since they're old now and parts are a
> > dime a dozen.
> > ---------- Original Message -----------
> > From: "Doug Johnson" <ur-quattro at msn.com>
> > To: <a4 at audifans.com>
> > Sent: Sun, 9 Apr 2006 19:24:48 -0700
> > Subject: [A4] Spark Control on 1.8T
> > > So, do I need to use premium fuel, or will the ECU retard spark
> > timing to
> > > avoid pre-ignition on my '99 1.8T?
> > >
> > > Also, what's in the 'Sport' package and what were the changes on
> > '99.5?>
> > > TIA,
> > >
> > > ~ Doug
> > >
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