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    Last edited by mitch78; 25th March 2009 at 13:04.
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    If you can get them at a very good price as part of a group buy , i'll have one!

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    Manchester is north?
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    Most who live in the South seems to think anything north of Northampton is the North lol..
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    It is, for us anyway, lol

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    Even further when your in Italy LOL

    Not that I'm even remotely considering it but now that the A3 had been reworked to have the same rear suspension setup between FWD and 4WD is it physically possible to fit 4 wheel drive now? Or is the tunnel, rear boot all still wrong?
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    I am not sure but main problem with putting torsen in to A3 is that the engine is transverse but to fit torsen engine have to be longitudinal. That's main point of it I think so...
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    The A3/S3 are both transverse, the RWD drive comes out at 90 degrees with a transfere box.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Khufu View Post
    The A3/S3 are both transverse, the RWD drive comes out at 90 degrees with a transfere box.
    Yes but it is not torsen but haldex....

    One more think is that, is in A3/S3 enaught space for central diff?
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    Quote Originally Posted by gr1zly View Post
    Yes but it is not torsen but haldex....

    One more think is that, is in A3/S3 enaught space for central diff?
    Thats my doubts on the matter.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Khufu View Post
    Even further when your in Italy LOL
    Ye Just slightly, lol

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    Put me down if you're going to do a group buy or a cheap one off.

    Best price I've been quoted so far is 695 inc VAT and postage which imho is still silly money. That's why no one buys em
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nelson_Wilbury View Post
    Put me down if you're going to do a group buy or a cheap one off.

    Best price I've been quoted so far is 695 inc VAT and postage which imho is still silly money. That's why no one buys em
    Agreed , if they sold em for 400 everyone would buy one.

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