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copper crush washer vs aluminum

In message <01bd6fc6$8525d9e0$1828c9cd@Niederst> "Craig D. Niederst" writes:

> I finally got that damn drain plug out and went to the dealer (Day Audi)
> over lunch today and bought a new drain plug. I was issued an aluminum crush
> washer with the plug instead of copper. I questioned the parts manager, and
> he told me that this is what Audi has been sending them. He said he hasn't
> seen a copper washer in a couple of years.

Bought two last week - one for the Passat, and one for the ur-quattro.

Both copper.  I have a spare - if you need it, it would cost _peanuts_
for me to drop it in an envelope.

 Phil Payne
 Phone: 0385 302803   Fax: 01536 723021
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