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K&N panel filter for 130 tdi?

Discussion in 'A4/A4 cabriolet/S4 forum(B6 chassis)' started by wafers, Apr 18, 2011.

  1. wafers

    wafers Member

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    My 2003 A4 tdi 130 is due a service and I'm toying with the idea of paying a bit more for a K&N panel filter instead of a standard one. Anyone bothered with them, and is it really going to be worth the extra? My idea was that it doesn't cost a fortune, lasts the lifetime of the car, and helps it to breathe slightly more easily....
    Ideas? Cheers! :)
     
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  3. Avant4me

    Avant4me The're Graphite not black!!

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    Ditto
     
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    I have one fitted - the old one was filthy so I guess any new filter was going to be an improvement!

    Have read loads of reviews testing one against the other and the K&N always seems to do well
     
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    I have one too!
     
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    Personally, I'd go for a non oiled panel filter with the audi maf being so brittle.
     
  7. wafers

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    Blackquat, by non oiled panel filter, I assume you mean something like the k&n I mentioned in my first post? Whats this about the maf being fragile?
     
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