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Old 06-10-2019, 09:26 AM
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The Audi dealer wants $5 each for injector 'O' rings and I need 24 of them for my W12 !! Is there an OES equivalent source at a more sane price ?
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If you know the size and material, you can just order them on line from all sorts of places including McMaster Carr. But I guess you'd have to know that information. Did you check online Audi parts sources?
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Injector material will likely be standard, I'm sure you can find that information somewhere. Worst case, buy one O-ring from the dealer, measure it, and find the rest from another source.
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Doesnt sound prudent; all rubbers are not the same (if you've ever had one break you know what I mean)...I should think the specs for heat range and solvent resistance are critical. I of course am completely ignorant on the subject, except for the a fore mentioned application, but I should think one needs 'O' rings that are specifically sold as injector 'O' rings for this application, no ?
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When I ordered mine, used an aftermarket set from standard I think. If I remember I used the Standard set since my parts distributor had them. I remember ordering two sets. I'm sure the sets are for a VR6 since it's for 6 injectors.

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Those prices are outrageous!!!!

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Thomas-

Those prices are outrageous!!!!

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I know right, I don't know how Rock Auto does it. I payed way more locally but better than Audi.
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You're driving an $80.000 + car and now o rings are expensive?
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Actually all things considered it was a $135,000 car, but I paid a dime on the dollar for it, so rather than $5 ea for an 'O' ring I'd like to pay 50 cents ea. No matter how you look at it, $120 for 24 small 'O' rings is egregious. Its outrageous ! But if no one comes up with a source that they used with no problems in their W12, then I will play it safe and pay the Man the $120.
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1. Look up part on one of the Euro Audi ETKA sites. See below.
2. Google Bosch fuel injector o-ring set. Lots of hits.
3. See this one for example. Play with calculator or google mm to inch function and I think you will get same spec from mm in ETKA to inch decimals in that listing. No idea who they are BTW: https://theinjectorshop.com/products...s-bulk-pack-50


And no, I don't think o rings are kinda sorta or all the same or... Ask the NASA guys about it...



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