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    Thread: TT Oil Change...How in the hell

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      01-01-2010 10:17 PM #36
      I am a drain phine.... Usually let my personal oil change sit over night before re-filling. Also drain when HOT.
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      01-02-2010 05:18 PM #37
      yeah changing the oil filter is a pain in the butt. I decided to take the long route and make access a bit easier. Figured it would probably be the easiest way to get the filter removed. Here is a picture for reference. Yeah audi sure made it difficult to change the oil .... bastages


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      01-03-2010 06:26 PM #38
      I have to say, thats about the most inconvenient way to change the oil I can think of
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      01-03-2010 06:34 PM #39
      Quote, originally posted by l88m22vette »
      I have to say, thats about the most inconvenient way to change the oil I can think of

      well its not done yet - as you can see the oil filter is still on the housing haha - it seems I missed something


    5. 01-03-2010 07:32 PM #40
      Quote, originally posted by chaugner »
      - it seems I missed something

      ... Here you go you forgot to take the filter off... Here's what it looks like with the filter removed


      Or you could relo it...


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      01-03-2010 08:33 PM #41
      Quote, originally posted by 2001TTransport »

      ... Here you go you forgot to take the filter off... Here's what it looks like with the filter removed


      Or you could relo it...

      Which relocation kit is that? I so want that, so much easier!


    7. 01-03-2010 08:40 PM #42
      Custom made... hit my fotki, you'll see the canton take off plate, then the mocal remote four port mount and the mocal thermostatic sandwitch plate, I have a aftermarket oil pressure sensor and oil temp sensor installed along with a SETRAB oil cooler. I sourced most of my parts from bat-inc

      Here's how I change the filter...



      Modified by 2001TTransport at 5:43 PM 1-3-2010

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      01-03-2010 08:52 PM #43
      thats kind if slick - always been wanting a relo kit for the filter as well to make it a bit easier to access. Gonna have to take a look at your setup

    9. 01-05-2010 10:47 AM #44
      Best thing ive ever used was a 3 inch silicone coupler, has great grip on both sides and fits the filter perfect.

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      01-07-2010 08:10 PM #45
      aside from everyone elses reasons for keping the crossover pipe...you need it if you get a dieselgeek skid plate.

    11. 01-10-2010 11:00 PM #46
      Its odd, but after you do it once it's really no longer a pain. Also, the first time sucked because the monkeys at the dealer who did the last freebie oil change cranked the filter on there so tight. Once I got it off, and put the new one the correct way, I use a end cap filter wrench to break it free and then turn by hand...and when I re-install I hand tighten it, then 1/4 turn with the end cap wrench....no need to sock it on there....


      Oh, and I take the filter from below, sliding it down towards the driver side a bit and then pushing it through by a coolant hose...

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      01-11-2010 01:20 PM #47
      i upgraded to an FMIC.. and oil changes are a peace of cake without that annoying crosspipe there anymore..
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      01-11-2010 01:25 PM #48
      Why are those pipes there on the 180's? Just a weld it in on the production line and if it goes down the 225 conveyer it gets used and if it goes the 180 side it doesnt get used?!

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      01-11-2010 04:42 PM #49
      Its one less special step the factory had to worry about, and its bolted in, so if you have a 180 its very easy to get rid of
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      TCL Weather Service Bulletin: Winner Weather Advisory in effect until 2:00 p.m. Thursday. Forecasters predict significant fappage with a chance of skeet.

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      04-27-2012 12:45 PM #50
      great info, my new to me 2001 tt 225Q, hey TT transport how can i get to your fotki, looks like your intake goes down lo where it works, you have lots of interesting improvements

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