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RE: Time vs Mileage for Part Replacement for '91 Coupe Quattro

I would be tempted to change them after 2 years accumulating 10K miles.
I would also change the brake fluid after 2 years, regardless of

Ian Duff, 1990 Coupe Quattro 20v, Red/Black

Home: New Bedford, MA, USA
Work: Charter Systems, Inc., Waltham, MA, USA

>From: 	Christopher G. Gharibo, M.D.[SMTP:gharic01@mchip00.med.nyu.edu]
>Sent: 	Sunday, 28 July, 1996 12:13 PM
>To: 	Quattro Mailing List
>Subject: 	Time vs Mileage for Part Replacement for '91 Coupe Quattro
>I was wondering if some tune-up parts truly need to be changed on a
>interval, rather than pure mileage.  		
>I would assume engine oil (7500 miles/6 months) certainly needs to be
>changed based on mileage/time interval, however, does the same apply to
>air filter, fuel filter or spark plugs which are recommended to be
>every 2 years or 30,000 miles.
>Doesnt mileage factor into the replacement of an air filter, fuel
>filter or
>a spark plug to a much greater extent than time?				
>If an air filter, fuel filter or a set of spark plugs have been in a
>Coupe Quattro for two years that has only accummulated about 10k miles
>during that time, do they really need to be changed or can any one of
>be left in the car until the 30,000 mile mark?