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re: magnetic drain plugs

In almost twenty years of driving VW/Audis, I never had one break loose and I 
hot-rodded every one of 'em. As I recall, I got the idea from an old Peterson 
book on the early Rabbits/Sciroccos.

>> Radio Shack used to sell little round magnets for less than a quarter that 
>> fit into a Beetle transmission drain plug, glued with epoxy.
>> If they still sell them, I think it would fit Audi's.
>Sounds kinda scary -- what if the glue gives up? And how does those 
>generic magnet stands to heat?