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devmaster
12-12-2007, 04:11 PM
just got a new laptop and im hankering 2 get vag com

cuz im cheap im looking at the $10-30 409.1 dumb interfaces off ebay

anybody have any good experiences with sellers?
or ebay interfaces in general?

thanks [up]

mravantit
12-12-2007, 04:21 PM
Those things are POSs. Don't bother unless you want to waste your money. My friend had one, worked for 2 months, sent it back and forth for months, got a new one and died within 3 months. Save up and get the real thing.

devmaster
12-12-2007, 04:25 PM
$200 is alot tho.. and christmas is clearing me out. haha

evilgabbie
12-12-2007, 04:33 PM
mine's ok, worked for a while now in several cars, bought it off a seller "alpha-bid" or something...

@ $20 a piece.. i can buy 10 before having to buy the real thing =)

Poopie
12-12-2007, 04:36 PM
mines worked for 2 years. I always feel guitly though cause I pass Ross-tech everyday. I was poor at the time!

ct1.8t4me
12-12-2007, 06:26 PM
My old serial one worked for 2 years. It finally died and now I have a usb job - has worked for over a year. The cost combined was not more than $30.

devmaster
12-12-2007, 06:29 PM
i dont get how they just "break" its wires and connectors

grip_racer
12-12-2007, 06:46 PM
buy one

i have one, its great

Jovian
12-12-2007, 07:36 PM
I have the ebay one and it works perfectly fine for over a year for me. I also purchased the register 409 for some of the features.

tdn
12-12-2007, 07:45 PM
For those of you with working cables, could you recommend ebay sellers or places to buy them from?

grip_racer
12-12-2007, 08:47 PM
alpha-bid

audiness
12-13-2007, 07:31 PM
the only problem w./ the one i got on ebay is that it's too fuxing short!
its liek 2 feet long!! :(

Revolution02
12-13-2007, 08:57 PM
My brother got one off ebay which was serial about 2 years ago and works perfectly fine. For my b5, his b6, and my girl's jetta. I dont know which seller he got if from.

Jovian
12-13-2007, 11:02 PM
alpha-bid

Yup this is where I got mine

GetBoosted84
12-14-2007, 04:18 AM
Yup this is where I got mine

Ditto. Had it for months and used on both a B5 and a B7 and they both work flawlessly with the 311 software.

akielb
12-14-2007, 06:45 AM
+10000000 for Alpha-Bid end of story