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Re: oil filter

Too fast on the reply button again...

the below info can be found at
http://www.mahle.com/msg/msgdb/internet/placee.nsf/location/knecht.html :

KNECHT Filter Group employs 3,000 people in Germany and abroad.
Headquartered in Stuttgart, the company ranks among the leading European
manufacturers of filters and filter systems for industrial, engine, and
automotive applications.
As a renowned development partner and system supplier the KNECHT Filter
Group utilizes a significant group-internal Research and Development Center.
Our high quality standard has been recognized by major vehicle manufacturers
through many awards. The company has also received certification according
to ISO 9001, QS 9000 and VDA 6.1.
An advanced logistics center is available to ensure the smooth supply for
the international spare parts market.
KNECHT Filter Group does business on a global basis under the brand names
KNECHT, MAHLE-Filter, TECAFILTRES and MAHLE Industriefilter.

-----Original Message-----
From: MSV96@aol.com <MSV96@aol.com>
To: peterb@mysysltd.com <peterb@mysysltd.com>
Cc: quattro@audifans.com <quattro@audifans.com>
Date: 19. heinäkuuta 1999 20:37
Subject: Re: oil filter

>In a message dated 7/17/99 you wrote:
><< If you have a turbo there is only one filter to use - OEM Bosch.
>If you care about your car there is only one filter to use - OEM Bosch.
>If you want to rebuild your engine and need an excuse - don't use the OEM
>Bosch. >>
>I don't believe that Audi O.E. filters (VW p/n ending with 561) are Bosch.
>I'm almost certain they are either Mahle or Mann. All so called "O.E."
>filters you get from the likes of The Parts Connection et all are Mahle or
>Mann. I have purchased one aftermarket Bosch and it looked nothing like an
>O.E. one from an Audi dealer, the Mann does. Not to say Bosch filters are
>bad, nor are Frams et all any good... Simply that your advice is misleading
>and incorrect. Just a clarification for the archives...
>Mike Veglia
>87 5kcstq