quattro Digest, Vol 51, Issue 6

Bill Shaw b.shaw at comcast.net
Sat Jan 5 17:46:41 PST 2008

I'd be interested in seeing what you end up with. I need to implement 
some kind of DIS for my 928 before I can change the 16v heads to the 32v 
heads I'm prepping.

99 a6qa (waiting for Polydrive 10)
94 Z28 (snow machine)
84 928s 5.0L Vortech/749 (hibernating)
> Message: 1
> Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2008 18:13:47 -0500
> From: "Ben Swann" <benswann at verizon.net>
> Subject: RE: Curious about HP possibilities
> To: <rnharris at bellsouth.net>,	<200q20v at audifans.com>,
> 	<quattro at audifans.com>
> Cc: 'Ben Swann' <benswann at verizon.net>
> Message-ID: <00a601c84f27$760b4cb0$0201a8c0 at swansong>
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> Not wanting to let the cat out of the box prematurely, I have been working on a ?black
> box? solution that will effectively replace the distributor cap with an electronic
> version that I have been calling ?The electronic distributor cap?.  A prototype is on
> the table and in car testing should begin in a few weeks, or as these go maybe another
> month or two.
> This will basically utilize the hall signal and ECU output and properly time the output
> to trigger separate coils for a coil on plug or bank of coils.  It would not be
> necessary to remove the distributor, although a separate trigger wheel could be
> installed.
> Not getting into any more details except I intend this to be a relatively plug and play
> solution and will be offered as a DIY kit for the budget-minded.  The initial unit will
> be tailored for the 5 cylinder, but kits may be offered for 4, 6, and 8 cylinder
> engines.
> Ben

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