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Re: Air Filters and the 4kQ

John W. Seitz wrote:
> Hello All,
> I have a 1986 Audi 4000cs-Quattro, which should have a dirty air-filter,
>  the service recs shows it was changed at 130k the odometer now reads
> 147,450 so I bought a new filter and started to change it and It loked
> scary!!  I've changed my VW Scricco's and Jettas not that hard.  But
> even the owners manual says bring it to a dealer, NOT!  So is there a
> trick or just a special VW/Audi tool to do it :->
> Please post help?????
> to:
> jwseitz@compsol.net
> BTW- could a dirty filter cause; low MPG (21 both), rough idal, and 2~3k
> r.p.m hesation????
> Thanks to in adavance!

As I recall, it just takes a lot of time and finesse.  When I put in the 
K&N it reminded me of one of those puzzles where you have to separate 
some interconected bent nails. 

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