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Re: Beware of VRC and VRE

> But I wouldn't even think of buying an oil filter at the dealer when a local
place stocks
> Mann/Mahle at about $4 each.

Do they stock the 2nd oil filter for the turbo as well?  When I first went
looking for one, I spent 30 minutes on the phone calling every parts store in
town -- remember, Phoenix is the eighth largest city in the U.S. -- and not
one place carried them in stock.  "You'll have to get it from the dealer," I
was told over and over again.

Let's face it: If there's one part that you know will always be needed by
somebody, it has to be an oil filter, right?  This isn't some specialty part
(like caliper bolts ... had to special-order them myself once!) but a routine
maintenance item, one that most people will need at least twice each and every
year, if not three or four times.

I'm sorry but I still don't see the logic in not keeping them in stock,
especially when it's something used by every turbo equipped Audi sold before