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quick haldex question

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by s3_sid, Mar 7, 2014.

  1. s3_sid
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    [Mar 7, 2014]
    does anyone know if a s3 haldex rear diff is the same as a mk5 r32 diff same ratios ect ? mine has a slight wine and want to get it changed for a low mile one that i have managed to find
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    [Mar 7, 2014]
    Depends what year your S3 is. The Mk 5 Golf has the Gen 2 Haldex whereas the facelift (2009 on) S3 has Gen 4.

    Not sure about ratios though - wasn't aware they even had them!
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    yeah no mines second gen pre facelift model , im on about the diff's ratio not the haldex i would imagine its the same but you never know !
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