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RE: S4/S6 vs. 200TQ 20V

I'd take the distributorless ignition just to get rid of that stupidly
designed distributor. On the 200 20v it sits on its side at the back of
the engine. Its driveshaft has a groove spiralling along the length of
it which supplies the distributor with oil. This is all well and good,
but since it's a horizontal shaft and the distributor is on its side,
the oil doesn't drop back down - out of the dist. - and just sits there
and eats away at the seals. There is no such thing as new seals
apparently. It's a whole new distributor. At least AoA ended up paying
for the new one I just got...
- peter henriksen, peterhe@microsoft.com, issaquah, wa
  91 200qw
  94 acura legend gs
  80 mazda 626

>From: 	Eliot Lim[SMTP:eliot@u.washington.edu]
>audi claims that the distributorless ignition is important for running
>high boost levels, but it appears from the aftermarket products that
>that was just a conservative measure.