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Re: V6 Oil Filter numbers

Chris Newbold wrote:

>I'm with Sean, here. Why did Audi switch to the larger filter? Prior
>to this thread, I had thought the larger filter was introduced with
>the 30V motor. I could understand a larger filter in such an application
>(presumably they need more flow). But it seems like the larger filter
>appeared quite some time before the 30V...

Ohhh, this (earlier long filter change interval) is news to
me.  Kinda throws out my theory of the bigger filter being
for the longer interval then, doesn't it?

BTW ... my A4 is a '97 with the 12v V6.  The '96s have the big
filter also.

-Mark Quinn