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Re: Magnets on Oil Filters
In message <m0urFkI-0008X5C@yage.tembel.org> firstname.lastname@example.org (Michael Shields) writes:
> It seems to me that if this were really worth doing, you'd be able to
> buy a $50 magnet with a VAG part number...
Many years ago, a friend bought a magnetic drain plug for his Mini Cooper.
A couple of days later, I was underneath a rally car while he was discussing
this purchase with a factory rally engineer. The latter's opinion was - if the
drain plug magnet catches anything, it's already too late.
I _have_, however, seen rally engines with small Eclipse ALNICO magnets bolted
to the inside of the sump. This was years ago - I've no idea if it does
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club