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Haldex ECU

Discussion in 'A3/S3 Forum (8L Chassis)' started by titliest, Jul 25, 2006.

  1. titliest

    titliest New Member

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    Hi

    Is it possible to change the haldex ecu for a user adjustable one to give you much more RWD bias?

    Someone i was speaking to seems to thing you can?
     
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  3. god_thats_quick

    god_thats_quick Numptie of the highest order

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    Nope not adjustable, but there is an uprated haldex controller that AmD and others sell that moves more torque to the rear.
     
  4. titliest

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    Thx :)
     
  5. pablo

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    just to confirm does the traction control etc all still work ok then?

    anyone used this kit and got any feedbacK?

    thanks
     
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    I'm running it on my S3 and everything works as normal but when you put you foot down it feels like there's more of a push from behind instead of the previous pulling feel. Top mod imo!
     
  7. Steve-L

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    Do you think it improves acceleration ?
     
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    Not really, just nicer to drive hard round corners as you can get the power down sooner.
     
  9. bantam1

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    I have the performance controller too and I think it just makes it a better car to drive all round. IMHO it does improve acceleration, not in terms of speed, but in terms of the car feeling more planted / stable (especially when you boot it). As DPM says it allows you to get power down earlier and to maintain it out of corners as well.

    This is a subtle mod but a worthwhile one, although opinions obviously will vary. This wouldn't be the first thing on my list and in terms of cost it is relatively expensive (controllers new £500 plus vat). If you can pick one up cheaper second hand, as I did, then this is a no brainer.

    Regards,

    B.
     

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