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Haldex blue controller- used price and checking condition?

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by aterro, Dec 15, 2013.

  1. aterro

    aterro S3 YO

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    Hi,is there anyway par fitting the controller to test its working?I'm planning to buy a used haldex blue controller for £500….the owner says he's never used it as he had it with his audi tt 2000.. but it should be in working condition...Has there been any that have failed? and its a straight cash sale so I'm taking his word…..
     
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  3. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost!
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    400-550 seems the normal price range, there's no guarantees for this part, maybe you could get it in writing that you will get your money back if it doesn't work? The blue coating does flake off eventually over time with UK's salted roads, I've never heard of a performance one failing?

    I recommend you get new bolts and a new metal gasket from Audi when fitting, they are not expensive.
     
  4. Sam_

    Sam_ Down under

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    Good price, they seem to be going up in value if sales on vortex is anything to go by.
     
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  5. Andrew@A.L.D

    Andrew@A.L.D May add NOS to 600+bhp S3.

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    Good.. i plan to sell mine next year to fund a standalone system
     
  6. jojo

    jojo Looking for Boost!
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    A tuning part that appreciates! Cool, mine is still in a Morrison's bag after 2 years!! lol
     
  7. cecilthesausage

    cecilthesausage ...It's Never Finished...

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    I like the sound of that as well...:)
     
  8. S3 Paul

    S3 Paul Well-Known Member
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    The price rise is good news!
    Im sure i paid i think... £250 for mine 3 years back
     
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  9. aterro

    aterro S3 YO

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    well, i was let down!

    Anyone willing to sell me theres? Happy to pay around 450 for a known working condition one….
     

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