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Air filter service
In message <199706272146.OAA00433@sled> firstname.lastname@example.org (Steven Buchholz) writes:
> Interestingly enough on MY qtc [explicitly stated so as not to confuse
> certain members the British contingent ...] I find it is best to remove
> the left front headlight to change the air filter. I know it sounds
> major, but I can get the thing out and back in in 15-30 minutes easily ...
I do it the same way. I also use the workshop mirror on the manifold nuts and
hose clips while I'm in there.
Sometimes the clips can be tricky to re-engage. I use the classic hook-and-
handle made from an old wire coathanger, as Tim at BR Motorsport taught me.
After my fuel injection investigations, I can also disconnect the entire system
and lift the whole shebang out in around the same time. The Allen key part of
my toolbox is starting to look _real_ weird - a 17mm driver, a 13mm key, a 10mm
key with the short leg ground back to 10mm long (confined space, fuel
injection) and a long-handled 6mm ground down the same way for the timing belt
cover. Oh, for a simple car!
Committee Member, UK Audi [ur-]quattro Owners Club