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    Established Member Three Rings
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    Do you have the part numbers? I want to see if you have VW interchange pistons like Charles at Humble Mechanic mentioned, or if Audi has now their own part numbers and what the nature of the pistons are. The problem is there are at least two problems with the pistons:
    -dimensions
    -oil control rings

    It appears that there are several revisions floating around that either deal with the dimensions, but use the obsolete oil ring design, may have unchanged dimensions, but fix the oil ring issue, or both. Then there are variations of all with different wrist pins (typically the VW pistons require the new connecting rods).

    Then comes the fact that some rebuilders are refurbishing take-out pistons and modifying them for new oil control rings.

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    Senior Member Four Rings Theiceman's Avatar
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    2014 A4Q Technik, 2006 A4Q, 1978 911 Targa,
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    Quote Originally Posted by chounder View Post
    Just the Audi factory pistons....


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    yeah i did too and so far they have been great .. small sample size so far but in first 10K km i have changed oil twice and it has not moved off full with each 5k oil change.
    2014 A4 2.0TQ Technik
    2006 A4 2.0TQ 6spd
    1978 Porsche 911SC Targa
    1976 Yamaha XS 360

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