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Offline NotMyName

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Which Vagcom to buy? (extra adapters?!)
« on: 05 January 2016, 21:46 »
Had opcom for Vauxhall's, looking at buying Vagcom as we have MK4 & MK5 Golf's in the family. Plus i see it as a bit of an investment, even if a costly one initially.

https://www.ilexa.co.uk/shop/VCDS-VAG-COM

One at £270 for just the basics
Then one at £350 for the basics plus "extra adapters" & such.

What are these extra adapters? Are they needed?

If it's really worth it then i'll go for that one but i'd like to know what the extra £80 is for & does it REALLY need to be spent?

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Re: Which Vagcom to buy? (extra adapters?!)
« Reply #1 on: 05 January 2016, 22:10 »
The cheaper one will do all that you will ever need  :smiley:

Had mine for about 8 years now; made my money back easily  :wink:

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Re: Which Vagcom to buy? (extra adapters?!)
« Reply #2 on: 07 January 2016, 00:03 »
Thanks

Is that a suitable website to buy from (ilexa.co.uk)? I'm aware of fakes so i wouldn't want to be shelling out that sort of money only to pick up a copy.

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Re: Which Vagcom to buy? (extra adapters?!)
« Reply #3 on: 07 January 2016, 09:40 »
Can't comment on that seller as I've never used them

A number of people have bought from here :) again I can't comment as i had mine through a group buy deal and paid £175 delivered  :grin:

www.gendan.co.uk

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Re: Which Vagcom to buy? (extra adapters?!)
« Reply #4 on: 07 January 2016, 19:55 »
we have 4 genuine cables from ilexa in our workshop, they even repaired my original cable that i bought from ross-tech in the states years ago. Nothing dodgy about them, I believe the main guy's name is Derek.

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Re: Which Vagcom to buy? (extra adapters?!)
« Reply #5 on: 17 January 2016, 10:38 »
Thanks.

In the end i bought from gendan as there were more shouts for that company online so i played safe.

Need to get the thing installed now then.