Bosch oil filters

Shayne thequattroking at
Wed May 8 18:29:12 EDT 2002

I have no comparative experience for that filter specifically, but I have
been told that the Bosch is a made for the US market filter.  A friend of
mine who used to work at the dealer told me this.  He said the quality does
not compare with the European Bosch filters.

Shayne P.

Currently, Spokane, WA.  June, Oakland, CA.

Enough Audis to give plenty of headaches.

Parting:  1972 Mercedes Benz 280 SE 4.5

> Not to start another oil filter debate but i see these filters, ie the
> black Bosch,  around now in most garden variety parts places. Should i
> assume it's as good as a Mahle or Mann? Basically, i rarely stray from
> one or the other of these filters for reasons  that have been much
> discussed. But the Bosch are plentiful, and cheaper. Insights?

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