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SV: Good News... No lifter clatter
I have an '87 200 tq Avant. The engine IS an '87 and it does have 2
Some months ago i saw a post stating that using a diesel filter will
allow room for 1 extra quart.
Can't remember who wrote it, but it sounds like a good idea.
>Fra: Daniel Hussey [SMTP:GY3WSX@VM.SC.EDU]
>Sendt: 2. marts 1998 09:18
>Til: Bob Manker; Bob Manker
>Emne: Re: Good News... No lifter clatter
> FRAM filters are much better than the junk that you get from the local
>Quicky Lube with paper filter elements, but the factory Audi oil filters are
>MUCH better than the Fram ones. I have had experience with both, and I truly
>think the factory Audi ones are the best and the only ones to use on this
>You want the one that say "For Turbo Audi" on it. You can get them for like
>$6-8 a piece from Blaufergnugen depending on how many you order. Jim Blau
>will back me up on this too. There are a few manufacturers who make the OEM
>Audi oil filters though. I think Mann and Mahle are the most common.
> I just don't think Fram is real geared for Audis as thier oil filter guide
>still lists 2 oil filters for an '87 5kt/tq! You don't know how many people
>this has screwed up. And, it has been listed like this for a while. I'm
>still looking for that illusive second oil filter! ;)
> As for the air filter, put in a K&N. It's made of a gause compound and
>flows much better and filters better too. They also last for ever as you can
>take them out and clean them.