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      FWIW, I contacted AOA and posed this question. ...

      FWIW, I contacted AOA and posed this question. After several days, they replied indicating that it is the same polypropylene, but just painted to match.
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      All Paint Finish - Metal or Plastic

      My suspicion is that the all paint finish involves painting the plastic cladding in a match coler (white black or silver) but is not a different fender stamping. Can anyone confirm this?
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      Breather Tube

      Replaced the crankcase pressure regulator assembly (PCV) after the diaphragm tore and car would no longer idle properly (surge and lug). My 2.0 engine is one of the first from 2006, I actually...
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      Diverter Valve Fix

      Got a P0299 (Turbo Underboost) alarm at 97,500 on my 2006 A4 Avant MT (2.0T). Guessed right and replaced the turbo diverter valve, which seems to be the #1 suspect in these cases. Found that the...
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      Clutch Adjustment?

      I have 90K on my 2006 B7 Avant 2.0, but almost all highway miles. Clutch engagement point has not changed, but I am beginning to feel chatter in the clutch / drive train when shifting under heavy...
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      Clutch Adjustment?

      I have 90K on my 2006 B7 Avant 2.0, but almost all highway miles. Clutch engagement point has not changed, but I am beginning to feel chatter in the clitch / drive train on when shifting under heavy...
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      Re: (boonkauc)

      I didn't get a letter. And of course, the dealership was ready to proceed with the belt change at 75K. Only after I discovered this and specifically ASKED about the revised interval was this...
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      Re: ED Pricing (SAAdFlyer)

      Lucien, the "free" ticket deal with the BMW ED package (through Lufthansa only) is no big deal. I used it and save a couple hundred bucks, but you pay full price for one Q-lass ticket (about $1600...
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      Re: ED Pricing (SAAdFlyer)

      I am an Audi guy and want to do my next Audi via ED, but the deal NEEDS to be more attractive by a grand or two over standard US delivery to be competitive with other programs, benchmarked by BMW. 1...
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      Re: ED Pricing (SAAdFlyer)

      Thanks for the feedback SF. You've nailed it on the head. 5% sounds like a decent cut if everyone's paying MSRP, but these days, everyone is paying a few hundred dollars above invoice less any...
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      Timing Belt Interval on 2.0TSFI

      If you go to Audi USA and pull up the recommended maintenance interval for the timing belt on the 2.0TSFI, you'll notice that the change-out interval has been adjusted from 75K to 110K. I confirmed...
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      Re: oil question (06a4)

      Mobil1 Full Synthetic 0-40. This meets Audi and BMW specs.
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      ED Pricing

      Here is why Audi ED is not so popular: <p>When I bought my A4 Avant back in 2006, there was no "financial crisis" and I was still able to have my car factory ordered for $1000 over invoice. These...
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