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Hey guys theres been a few threads on this topic so i teamed up with Your Haldex Works and picked up one of these!

Your Haldex Works has a few products out and specialize in first Gen. Haldex systems. The good news for us is that categorizes MK1 TT and MK4 R32.

Many of you know of HPA's Blue and Orange Haldex system, however they stopped making these years ago and now go for $1000-2000 used on the forums. These Haldex systems give the car up to 50/50 power distribution for the AWD. Our stock system can only go from 90/10 to 70/30 (to my understanding).
The Powertrak insert modifies the Haldex system to be 50/50 power distribution all the time and at an affordable price!



Well installed it 9/10/2013

First off super easy to install. Put the car on a lift, got a short 17mm wrench, spun the old one off (no fluid came out) and then threw the new one in. that it.

First impression, love it. I used to feel the rear kick in on launch's and when cornering, now its always engaged and definitely noticeable. Not much to say, does the job. As for some people saying it would bind, it does not. I did full luck turns both directions forward and backward at low speeds and went in full circles and felt/heard nothing! Very excited about this product. Highly recommend, especially for the price!!



New bolt (17mm style)


Untitled by adamgott21, on Flickr


Untitled by adamgott21, on Flickr


Old bolt


Untitled by adamgott21, on Flickr


Untitled by adamgott21, on Flickr


Heres some links to Your Haldex Works
[email protected]
Facebook Page
Youtube Videos
Store
 

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The Powertrack Insert is a new product in the Quattro / 4motions and other brand names of the Haldex LSC AWD first / second generation system world. Powertrack Insert delivers the most rear traction possible of ALL the products available on the market at a fraction of the cost.

How it works: Powertrack Insert changes the tune of the hydraulic system to increase the power delivered to the Haldex clutch instantly. The result is an instant response of the rear traction with a power distribution of 50/50. With Powertrack Insert you get the fastest reaction and strongest rear traction available. Improvements are especially great for modified high powered cars but also for stock cars. Fastest delivery high pressure also reduces clutch wear by limiting clutch slip and low intermediate pressure situation.

While drastically improving snow traction, loose surface traction and launch from stop, it remains smooth enough to be used on a daily drive vehicle and will go unnoticeable on most of the low speed situation like parking or tight turn. Electronic features of your car like: ESP/Traction control and ABS will work as long you don’t disengage it. The Powertrack Insert is also completely reversible, just reinstall your original insert and you are back to stock.

Powertrack Insert installs in about one hour and you don’t have to refill or change Haldex fluid. (While being a good idea if your car is due for maintenance)


* Powertrack Insert can be installed on any OEM controller. Two kind of insert models exist and both are available. Be sure to use the appropriate one. Visit our Youtube channel, a “How to identify the right insert for your car/controller model” video is there to help you. This listing is for the 17 mm hex head, circlip model is also available.

* Powertrack Insert can be also used on an aftermarket controller: If you already have an aftermarket controller, you can still use our product as long you have the appropriate insert type. Therefore you won’t benefit from the variable delivered rear torque provided by your aftermarket controller anymore as it will work exactly like an OEM unit upgraded with the Powertrack Insert.*Powertrack Insert will make a rear axle swap working without the need of electronics. Powertrack Insert can make a rear Haldex LSC work as a “mechanical stand alone” on a car that wasn’t designed to work with the rear Haldex. Contact us if you are doing that kind of project and we will tell you how to easily wire your electronics and enable to select a front/rear 50/50 traction or FWD traction just by the flick of an ON/OFF switch.


We invite you to visit our facebook page and to like it! Lots of questions have been answered there. Also a couple of link to independent customers testimonies.

To see the behaviors of the Powertrack Insert, just type his name on Youtube to see our various videos.


Will fit on all car models that was equipped with the Haldex LSC first / second generation, be sure to use the right insert:

Audi TT Quattro first generation (1998-2006)

Audi A3/S3 Quattro (1999-2003)

Volkswagen R32 MkIV and MkV (2002,2003-2009)

Volkswagen MkIV Bora/Jetta/Golf 4motion

Volkswagen Sharan first gen

Volvo: all models with first generation Haldex

Skoda Octavia: first generation

Seat Leon / Cupra 4: first generation
 

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Uh, hell yes?
 

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Hey guys theres been a few threads on this topic so i teamed up with Your Haldex Works and picked up one of these!

Your Haldex Works has a few products out and specialize in first Gen. Haldex systems. The good news for us is that categorizes MK1 TT and MK4 R32.

Many of you know of HPA's Blue and Orange Haldex system, however they stopped making these years ago and now go for $1000-2000 used on the forums. These Haldex systems give the car up to 50/50 power distribution for the AWD. Our stock system can only go from 90/10 to 70/30 (to my understanding).
The Powertrak insert modifies the Haldex system to be 50/50 power distribution all the time and at an affordable price!
Installation is also easy as pie.
I will be installing mine Tuesday September, 10.
I will have tons of pics, and more info to come!



Till then lets discuss!

Heres some links to Your Haldex Works
[email protected]
Facebook Page
Youtube Videos
Store




Do they have more items in R&D?

I cant wait for your review!


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I'm going to play devils advocate, but why does having 50/50 sound like 4x4 driving to me?
its more like driving a torsen diff vs. haldex. the downside of haldex is the fractions of seconds it takes for the rear wheels to kick in instead of them always engaged
 

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its more like driving a torsen diff vs. haldex. the downside of haldex is the fractions of seconds it takes for the rear wheels to kick in instead of them always engaged


I wonder if the rear can handle 50% from the motor?


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At 50/50 split, wouldn't this wear out the clutch pack quicker?
 

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I've always been under the impression that the different Haldex controllers do not change the amount of engagement, but only when engagement happens and is released. Are you saying that's not the case?
For example, blue takes throttle inputs and engages sooner, releases similar to stock. Orange engages sooner and stays engaged longer. My memory may be fuzzy, but every time the physical operation of the Haldex is discussed, it seemed like more of an on/off scenario, not something variable. Is this not the case, and do you have source material to back it up, like from Haldex/VW, not someone trying to sell a product?

Hopefully someone more knowledgeable like Powerdubs will chime in here.
 

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This sounds great on paper, I love the idea of it. But it sounds too good to be true. Is this good for the haldex system (pump and what not), the controller, the rear end in the long run. I suppose if you hook it up to a switch (stock/ 50-50) then it'd be fine. I know that could be done on my old Soob legacy turbo.
 

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I'm going to play devils advocate, but why does having 50/50 sound like 4x4 driving to me?
it is thats why i backed out of the deal with them to do the review. ill let someone else screw up the clutch packs first. the more i looked into this the more skeptical i got. they only video of the product was tested on gravel and how many of us drive on that daily. also the turning was another concern since im sure it will bind as you turn corners....i.e. u turns. you would need to swap the circlip out every track day other then that since daily doesnt sound too positive unless it is all striaght lines. the TT guys have the same thing in bolt style
 

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I thought one of the competition haldex's stays engaged 50/50 all the time? I remember reading somewhere that one of them stays engaged and that helps with engine braking during racing because the normal one disengages during that time.
 

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So sad to see the same misinformation being spread again in relation to the Haldex system... :facepalm:
 

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So sad to see the same misinformation being spread again in relation to the Haldex system... :facepalm:
If you can find a link to a thread with good info in it, post it up.

Edit: for when the haldex gurus enter- can these systems handle running constantly (the haldex or the rear end), wether it is short distances or long?
 

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If you can find a link to a thread with good info in it, post it up.
There are many many many existing threads here in the forums with 'good info'. Its not the first time this subject has come up in 10 years or more. Search.

Unfortunately many of these good threads are outweighed by threads like these that are full of misinformation. I count 3 such items in the first post alone :(

Edit: for when the haldex gurus enter- can these systems handle running constantly (the haldex or the rear end), wether it is short distances or long?
The short answer is no.
The long answer is detailed in the above mentioned other threads that can be found here.
 
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