[A4] Spark Control on 1.8T
caliban at sharon.net
Mon Apr 10 13:16:49 EDT 2006
hmmm, how do you know if you have one or not? my friend bought
my 2000. it was ordered in late summer 1999 but the line had stopped
making A4s so it took like six months to get - got it in february 2000.
At 6:34 AM -0500 4/10/06, sdewitt at stx.rr.com wrote:
>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
>> > TIA,
>> > ~ Doug
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