[200q20v] New 200Q 20V owner / defrost questions

Claus Vegener vegener at post7.tele.dk
Fri Nov 30 08:51:44 EST 2001

Your display is only able to show 1.9 Bar = 2.5 Bar if the
boost sensor is a 2.5 Bar sensor.
The display is for a 2.0 Bar sensor.
The reading is scaled: 2.0/2.5 so 2.3 Bar shows 1.8
----- Original Message -----
From: "Craig Spaeth" <spaeth at gorge.net>
To: <200q20v at audifans.com>
Sent: Friday, November 30, 2001 8:18 AM
Subject: [200q20v] New 200Q 20V owner / defrost questions

> I finally sold my 87 VW Quantum Syncro with the 10V turbo motor in it
> and my wife and I picked up a 91 Alpine white with Tan 200q Turbo
> w/130,000miles. I have been lurking on your helpful list but have come
> up with a few questions. First off the defrost setting on the heater
> seems to fog the windows and then clear them out eventually. We just got
> a foot of snow and I was out playing when a car sprayed me going the
> other way this caused the windows to instantly fog and took forever to
> clear. Any tips or places to look for solutions?
> This car also came with the Wetterauer 2.5 bar chip installed. The
> digital dash guage only goes up to 1.5 and sometimes 1.6. I have managed
> to get it to squeak up to 1.8 but only rarely (twice in the 6 months we
> have owned the car). I read the earlier comment about this chip not
> being very reliable. Is there an easy way to tell if it is the boost or
> the guage? With the 2.5 bar chip what should the boost go up to, reading
> on Scott Mockry's site leads me to believe a reading of slightly under
> 2.5 is OK but 1.5 seems really low. The car appears to be plenty fast
> but if there is more in there it would be nice to utilize it.
> Lastly I am used to older VW's and have not owned anything with ABS. Do
> you usually run with the ABS on or off in really slick conditions? It
> feels more natural for me to have it off but it might just be my
> mistrust of being out of my control.
> thanks in advance,
> Craig Spaeth
> the Gorge VW club
> ps - I am not subbed on the list yet so if you could p-mail it would be
> helpful.
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