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    VAG-COM cables

    Eh up..

    Anyone bought one of those cheap Vag-com cables off Ebay?
    If so, do they work ok?

    Quite a bit cheaper than the Ł200 original.
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    I am using one of the ebay cables with a registered version of vagcom. No problem till now.

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    Got a Gendan one which works beautifully
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    I have an old opto islolated cheapo cable running a resistered version. Will only run the early versions of VAG-COM. Later versions require a genuine cable I believe.

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    i bought a cheapo off the bay last week and it doesnt work, doesnt even find interface on set up so i sent it back.
    bought the full monty from a guy on here somewhere called terrymcg which includes the latest full version of vagcom.
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    So how much does it cost to register Vagcom software?
    Presumably, this is the only way to get it to work with cheaper cables right?
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    ebay ones are ********, couldnt get mine working.

    wont work with vista anyway
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    I've been using the alpha bid USB jobbie with the registered version of vag-com without any issues for a while.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ash_s3 View Post
    ebay ones are ********, couldnt get mine working.

    wont work with vista anyway
    mine is from ebay and is registered on Vista
    ^^ In my opinion


 

 

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