ETKA, Etos and Workshop Manuals.
WHY THE HELL DON'T VAG SELL ETKA , ETOS and WORKSHOP MANUALS over the counter, they could make a fortune.
Back in the 1960s and 1970s I rallyed SAABs. I could buy all of the workshop manuals, parts lists, rally manuals from SAAB. If you wrote to them they would send you the information that I required free gratis. I still have the tuning data from SAAB for my SPORT 96. This didn't stop me from buying all of my competition parts from the local SAAB dealer.
I have Bentley manuals for the 90 20v Q and the VR6, but they are only guides as they only cover LH drive models.
I do not have ETKA at Present. The copy I was sent for the USA some years ago won't run on Windows 2000. The copy that i bought on E-Basy won't run. I need my own copy.
The local dealer often orders the wrong part for me. This never happened when I was in the UK, and was running a US Copy of ETKA on Windows 98.
I am not thick and, I do realise that VAG are worried about back street garages repairing Audi/VWs, but they all have pirated copies of ETKA anyway, so what's the problem?
Come on VAG, give us some respect. We arn't all cowboy repairers.