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    a bit of weekend Maintenance

    alright people, i treated the ole girl to some fresh gerbox oil yesterday and some new plugs today. first off let me tell you guys change your gear oil if you havent already. this has made a huge difference, so much smoother shifts. and the car just feels a lot smoother. cost me 11 for the oil from gsf. well worth the money.

    now for the spark plugs, i was running denso iridium svk20's and truth be told i did notice a little difference when i fitted these, but maybe that was because the stock bosch plugs had seen there best.
    after a little search on here and audizine i decided to try the ngk bkr6e plugs gapped at 0.028.
    now these plugs are copper plugs and dont last as long as your platinum/iridium plugs, it is reccomended to change them every 5k. and at 6.70 for four (gotta love ebay) they were cheaper than one denso plug.
    the car pulls very hard now, even over 5000rpm the power doesnt seem to drop off like before. and even at part throttle she just wants to rip. as you can probably tell im pleased with this weekends little tune up and thought i would share my findings. keep enjoying that b5 peeps! =)

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    Cool good work.

    I use those plugs to. I also did my gearbox and rear diff oil a few months ago.
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    how'd you get the oil out?
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    just undo the drain plug and let gravity do its thang. =)

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    I assume my Quattro box will be the same then
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    never assume, i really dont know about the drain plug on your quattro, i would think its the same, but i do know the haynes manual will tell you all you need to know.
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    Nice one Snoop sounds like it made a difference i have been meaning to change my plugs etc and do a mini service etc but im saving fot the Cam belt it needs doing again according to Audi.

    It was changed by main dealer at 30k OMG which is weird but now at 100k needs doing again....

    I think ill try those plugs if any as they sound like they have livened up the old girl
    A4 Avant project now started ! see this thread ! http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/a4-s4-forum-b5-chassis/43296-bit-project-going.html
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    Can't get a Haynes manual for my car!!
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    You will see the drain plug on the quattro box.

    Make sure you undo the fill plug first though.
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    Fankoo!
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    Was thinkin of changing my gear box oil too. Am I right in saying you need a 17mm hex key for the filler plug?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Markey
    Nice one Snoop sounds like it made a difference i have been meaning to change my plugs etc and do a mini service etc but im saving fot the Cam belt it needs doing again according to Audi.

    It was changed by main dealer at 30k OMG which is weird but now at 100k needs doing again....

    I think ill try those plugs if any as they sound like they have livened up the old girl
    alright fella, really impressed with the plugs mate, put a nice grin on my face on the way home from the local shell, i got me some v power as a special little treat for her.
    strange they changed the cb at 30k, i was brave/stupid and waited till 80k, now on 105k so i got a little while to go yet. good to see you back in a A4 mate.

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    Quote Originally Posted by A4Quattro
    Can't get a Haynes manual for my car!!
    well my haynes covers the quattro, and it's for a passat/A4

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    Quote Originally Posted by Hammy
    Was thinkin of changing my gear box oil too. Am I right in saying you need a 17mm hex key for the filler plug?
    yup, big ole 17mm hex with security pin in the middle. i borrowed one from a very nice young man. =)
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    Quote Originally Posted by snoop
    well my haynes covers the quattro, and it's for a passat/A4
    Mines a B6, the B5 has a manual, not available for the B6 yet.
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    ahh, ok you win! now get yourself back in the b6 forum. just kidding man

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    What gear oil did you use snoop mate ?
    A4 Avant project now started ! see this thread ! http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/showthread.php?t=43296
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    Quote Originally Posted by Markey
    What gear oil did you use snoop mate ?
    75/90 synthetic gear oil from gsf, sorry dont remember the brand.

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    No problem how difficult/easy is it to change i have no idea how to do it
    A4 Avant project now started ! see this thread ! http://www.audi-sport.net/vb/showthread.php?t=43296
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    Well done, will add that to my list of servicing thing to do with the diesel engine clean job I have planed.
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