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Old 11-16-2003, 07:42 PM
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If you've got carbon tracing inside the cap, now is probably a good time to replace it. Usually these distributer caps and rotors are nearly indestructable, but sometimes things happen. The cap part # is 000-158-52-02, dealer price is $179.00 while the rotor is # 000-158-40-31 and $40.50. FastLane has the rotor for $33 or so, but the cap is not available.

Don't get the aftermarket cap and rotor, you wont be happy with them and you'll only save about $80, insist on the Bosch parts.
Mike Tangas
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