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S3 Haldex in the wet

Discussion in 'A3/S3/Sportback (8P Chassis)' started by Dazzeroo, Jun 19, 2009.

  1. Dazzeroo

    Dazzeroo Active Member

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    Scenario - I'm at a junction and i floor it at about 4k...what happens...i almost hit the rev limiter whilst at a standstill?

    Did I spin all 4 wheels or did the haldex not kick in?

    Bizarre..didn't try it again as my clutch was smoking some what!

    :ermm:
     
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  3. pluves1

    pluves1 Active Member

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    Are you sure you were in gear?:undwech:
     
  4. Dazzeroo

    Dazzeroo Active Member

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    lol...yes i was in first!...???
     
  5. S3APY

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    Are you a wheel chair user...?
     
  6. Khufu

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    im guessing the clutch slipped, if there was lost of traction the ESP light would have come on.
     
  7. Dazzeroo

    Dazzeroo Active Member

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    esp was turned off...?..is it possible to spin all four wheels?
     
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    Dazzeroo Active Member

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    perhaps my clutch is fuc%ed then?
     
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    Clutch slip buddy, happens to me if i give too much beans before i dump the clutch. Did the same on the R32 i had before...
    Too much right foot= slipped stinking clutch :racer:
     
  12. Dazzeroo

    Dazzeroo Active Member

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    presumably the sachs upgrade would sort that?
     
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    ...or just better driving ability...
     
  14. MintyS3

    MintyS3 Works 60% the time, Everytime.

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    How much is this? Do you have a part number?
     
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    I am afraid we are looking into dna here sorry man you mabye just dont have it... :racer:
     
  16. BenUK

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    Well theres a sure way to knacker your clutch.
     
  17. anton2015

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    You can see the oil under the wheels in the video ... remember talking bout this with someone ages ago
     
  18. =Maverick=

    =Maverick= Shopping trolley owner

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    Skills to that man, it was the baseball cap, one hand on the steering wheel and the gangster lean that added the bhp needed to do that.
     
  19. JustCharlie

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    the haldex has a torque limiting clutch, it cuts in if you give it to much beans
     
  20. face

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    I'm quite sure that there is actually a 2.7 bi-turbo engine lying under that bonet ;)

    @Dazzeroo: did you release the clutch all at once from fully pressed ? The first start i had in my S3 was from 4k rpm and the clutch half pressed, and resulted in clutch slipping all the way to rev limit. The wheels did not spin at all though. As 4wd is actually not engaged at standstill the haldex needs to detect slip from the front wheels to kick in so a quick release of the clutch will do that.
     

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