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oil filters

Just came back from the dealership to buy a part.  At the parts counter, 
the guy in charge had three oil filters dismantled and on display, when I 
asked him why, he showed me... he had a Fram filter, a Canadian Tire 
filter (aka Walmart), and then an Autobahn filter.  The Autobahn had 
*twice* the filter paper, the pressure valve, and weighed twice as much.  
It also cost 3 times the price of the others, but $18 is a small price to 

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 '86 Audi 5000 CD Turbo Silver/Navy
 '81 Audi 5000 S Arctic White        "It's always a broken wire."