Please follow this link to my Audi S3 8V which I have recently put on sale, as due to a recent job promotion - a company car is on it's way and a mortgage is within sights!
Brilliant spec and reasonably priced considering the condition and professionally fitted modifications - it will be a...
Lots of traction control kicking in (even on bone dry surface, with hardly much boost), car essentially running 2WD and not engaging the rear wheels at all. Likely no warning lights will show, but VCDS (or similar) should hopefully point in the direction of the Haldex Pump.
The repair went...
I was quoted £1000 yesterday for the oh-so-common Haldex Pump Repair Kit, oil & labour from a local Audi dealership (sadly I'm just outside of warranty).
Needless to say I ran for the hills at such an absurd quote, 4 hours labour?!?! Shocking to say the least.
Have got it booked in for £300...
Have ran Goodyear Eagle F1 Asym 2's on my GTI/S3 8P, and now Asym 3's on my S3 8V, plenty of miles to the sets and a very sure feeling in both dry & wet, could not recommend more!
(And a healthy amount of rim protection which is always welcome!)
APR Stage 2+
Milltek Turbo-Back Exhaust (Non-Resonated)
Forge Short Shifter
RS4 Fuel Return Valve
Sachs Organic Clutch/DMF
Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3
Still a long way to go, but 363/393 will do for now.
As the tuning bug never quite dies, perhaps TTE420...