[A4] Pre-chip checklist
nickstock at gmail.com
Fri Feb 2 13:45:10 EST 2007
Jim, I used an APR gauge on my old 1.8T, but now I use the AWE gauge on my
2006...the fit and finish of the AWE gauge is well worth the extra
I also used a K&N on the old motor and now on the new one too...no problems
and the dealer has never said a word....
On 2/2/07, James Hanson <james0hanson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for the help, gentlemen.
> Here's my list:
> K&N. Check.
> I'll be careful when re-oiling.
> Related: Should I pull the MAF and clean it? (Where is the MAF?)
> Exhaust - will look into this. Locally, they're about $1000. That
> seems a bit steep, but I'm sure I can find something a bit more
> reasonable with a little searching.
> Hoses - I'll replace the remaining braided hoses (new Audi braided
> hose). The rubber ones are all in great shape.
> Boost gauge - Local shop (Achtuning) has the APR vent gauge for $150.
> Any other gauge I should consider?
> Did I miss anything?
> On 2/2/07, Brandon Rogers <brogers at terrix.com> wrote:
> > I ran a K&N for as long as Ihad my '98 chipped - 80k miles. No
> > problems. I think the key is that when you _re-oil_ it you don't _over_
> > oil it.
> > Brandon
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: a4-bounces at audifans.com [mailto:a4-bounces at audifans.com] On Behalf
> > Of Andy Lewis
> > Sent: Thursday, February 01, 2007 8:40 PM
> > To: a4 at audifans.com
> > Subject: [A4] Pre-chip checklist
> > I'm not sure--but I think I remember reading somewhere
> > that the K&N might not be the best option for the car. Something about
> > the fact that the K&N allows larger particles through than some of the
> > other oem/normal non-oiled filters, which can be a problem over time for
> > a turbo. Turbo's don't react very well to dirt/dust/and other
> > substances;-)
> > You might want to check on the Audi sites such as
> > audiworld and others. Search a little and if you
> > can't find it--then ask in the forums for the car you
> > are interested in.
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