Mileage blockers

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How easy is it to spot a mileage blocker?

Could be interested in a car with very low mileage. Seems a lil bit sus.

Thanks
 
How easy is it to spot a mileage blocker?

Could be interested in a car with very low mileage. Seems a lil bit sus.

Thanks

Gearbox mileage via VCDS see if it matches the cluster miles.


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Looks like you can freeze both now...


Which is why I would never ever buy a used RS3, no matter who’s owned it, ye just can’t be sure.


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unless you take the those mileage blockers off at the connectors... you won't be able to spot them(as they are connected where the normal connectors are hidden behind everything) but if you take it for a test drive you'll soon see if it is blocking the mileage. Turn on google maps on your phone and just drive with it on you'll see the milage you have done. it should add it up to the counters.
 
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unless you take the those mileage blockers off at the connectors... you won't be able to spot them(as they are connected where the normal connectors are hidden behind everything) but if you take it for a test drive you'll soon see if it is blocking the mileage. Turn on google maps on your phone and just drive with it on you'll see the milage you have done. it should add it up to the counters.

Only if it’s still fitted though.

Most Birmingham owners will remove the virtual cockpit screen and unplug it ready to use on the next car lol


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You have to see the condition of the car, tires and if they have been changed, if I change them when and the condition, if it corners and wears them out before it will have the most worn profiles, if it is a flat tire wear it will be a more standard use. Brake pads if they have been changed and when, I don't know that's the only thing you can look at. I do 7-8000km a year, when I go to sell it you may not believe me, but it is reality.
 
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You have to see the condition of the car, tires and if they have been changed, if I change them when and the condition, if it corners and wears them out before it will have the most worn profiles, if it is a flat tire wear it will be a more standard use. Brake pads if they have been changed and when, I don't know that's the only thing you can look at. I do 7-8000km a year, when I go to sell it you may not believe me, but it is reality.

Doesn’t always indicate a hard life, car could have been ragged constantly then the owner changes tyres for new just before sale time, then says oh yes your honour it’s never been abused. Lol.


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Only if it’s still fitted though.

Most Birmingham owners will remove the virtual cockpit screen and unplug it ready to use on the next car lol


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Are these cars not generally recognisable by the Maxton tat that a certain demographic fit to them?
 
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Thanks for the replies.

Many private sale cars have suspiciously low mileage. Not going anywhere near one now.

How is this **** legal?
 
Many private sale cars have suspiciously low mileage. Not going anywhere near one now.

How is this **** legal?

I very much doubt all low mileage Rs3's have one. My Rs3 is a year old and has done 1900 miles. I cycle to work so it's not driven daily.
 
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I very much doubt all low mileage Rs3's have one. My Rs3 is a year old and has done 1900 miles. I cycle to work so it's not driven daily.

I agree most won’t have but I’m not taking the chance.

I was going to travel from Manchester to London to look at this so I’m glad I asked the question.
 
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I agree most won’t have but I’m not taking the chance.

I was going to travel from Manchester to London to look at this so I’m glad I asked the question.
So glad you made a post about this as I was going to join the forum and ask the same questions as ive seen a 72 reg RS3 with ceramics / Vorsprung on auto trader from a dealer with only 153 miles and and asking price of £55,979 which seems to good to be true for the price. Is there no way to check if these cars have had mileage discrepancies as buying brand new from Audi for the spec I want is coming close to 70k.
 
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So glad you made a post about this as I was going to join the forum and ask the same questions as ive seen a 72 reg RS3 with ceramics / Vorsprung on auto trader from a dealer with only 153 miles and and asking price of £55,979 which seems to good to be true for the price. Is there no way to check if these cars have had mileage discrepancies as buying brand new from Audi for the spec I want is coming close to 70k.

Don’t tar them all with the same brush, these cars are dropping in value fast now, could be the right time for yourself….
If it’s from Audi at least you’ve comeback on it.
A lot of these cars were bought to flip initially so that may explain the low mileage vs year / plate
Could be it’s been sat around waiting for a buyer.


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Thanks for the replies.

Many private sale cars have suspiciously low mileage. Not going anywhere near one now.

How is this **** legal?

You just gotta be careful I’d say, mine only had 12k miles on when sold which is fairly low for a 30 month old car.
The difference is mine has had 3 oil changes in those miles / a brake fluid change and new tyres 2 months before I sold it.


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You just gotta be careful I’d say, mine only had 12k miles on when sold which is fairly low for a 30 month old car.
The difference is mine has had 3 oil changes in those miles / a brake fluid change and new tyres 2 months before I sold it.


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With used prices still being strong compared to new it’s not worth the hassle.

Crazy to buy new now with fl imminent.
 
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With used prices still being strong compared to new it’s not worth the hassle.

Crazy to buy new now with fl imminent.

If it were me buying now, I’d be waiting for any FL that’s due.
Pointless buying now unless you can get a really good chunk off a new one.


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Are these cars not generally recognisable by the Maxton tat that a certain demographic fit to them?
Thats a bit harsh is it not?? I have a maxtin kit does that mean im in that demographic? For me maxton is better value.. yes i love the ct carbon kit, ie ide love the front splitter but payin just shy of £1100 and i end up scratchin the bottom off it or damaging it, ide be crying.
 
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some people like it others don't still doesn't mean the people that do like it are a certain type. Not just harsh more a generalisation that shouldn't cross anyone's mind... In my opinion people that do add the stuff are more likely to take proper care of the car, especially if you see the prices they charge for the Maxton design stuff (the younger the car, the higher the prices, makes me want to puke)
 
Start the car then press and hold the OK button on the steering wheel. That’s how these things turn on and off for the most part, and change modes. Best to search “how to use Audi Milage blocker” on you tube as some are different.
 
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Are these cars not generally recognisable by the Maxton tat that a certain demographic fit to them?
Certain demographic? Tell me you voted brexit without telling me you voted for, brexit..
 
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Certain demographic? Tell me you voted brexit without telling me you voted for, brexit..
Actually I don't vote as it's a waste of time and all you get is a Zionist Occupied Government anyway - two cheeks of the same ar*e supporting a genocidal regime.

Politics aside - cars with this body kit generally do represent a certain group of people which is evident on quite a few youtube videos.

Perception is reality.

At the end of the day I'm entitled to my opinion and I expressed it.

Thank you.
 
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Actually I don't vote as it's a waste of time and all you get is a Zionist Occupied Government anyway - two cheeks of the same ar*e supporting a genocidal regime.

Politics aside - cars with this body kit generally do represent a certain group of people which is evident on quite a few youtube videos.

Perception is reality.

At the end of the day I'm entitled to my opinion and I expressed it.

Thank you.
I agree with you on the political side but on car side sorry but i disagree. I have a maxton kit on mine as i deemed it better value for my money. And no1 else had released anything when i got my car. And i aint in the same " demographic" category.
 
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View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KdQO5IYXQ8U

I'm old enough to remember this when it came out.. AND i have a Maxton rear diffuser...... and no, i don't have an ankle tag.
 
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