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Re: [T3] CDI question


I just put a CDI on my Type4 2 liter motor, and here were my findings.

The plug gap increases to .040  or .045.

5% increase in gas mileage all other things remaining the same.

Same plug wires coil, pertronix ignition.

I hope this helps!

Adam Puzerewski
81 westy
74 beetle

Vanagon Partsmobiles
----- Original Message -----
From: "Fuhriman, Mark" <mfuhriman@fugro.com>
To: <type3@vwtype3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 06, 2001 12:35 PM
Subject: [T3] CDI question


> I've been contemplating a capacitive discharge ignition (CDI) system on my
> stock FI motor for several months now, and I plan to order a kit made by
> Universal soon --once I am sure I have all of my past intermittent
problems
> sorted out.  A couple of questions for those who run CDI in their cars:
>
> o Will I use same Bosch W8AC plugs?  Any advantage to using the platinum
> plugs with CDI?  Will I need to change the gap?
>
> o Will I use the same Bosch 7mm ignition wires?
>
> o Will the rotor need to be changed out to one without a resistor?
>
> o I guess I will need to drill holes in the cap to allow for the extra
> wiring, right? Any other issues?
>
> Thanks-
>
> Mark Fuhriman
> 69 Fastback
>
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