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Are there any good UK VW forums?

Discussion in 'Motors' started by Matt, 16 Jun 2006.

  1. Matt

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    Just wondering what UK VW forums are worth looking at? I'm looking into mkiv Golf's again! ;)
     
  2. [TW]Fox

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  3. Matt

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    I did wonder how long it would be until you told me i was being stupid :p

    I wouldn't mind a bright yellow Leon Cupra, but it's a bit too similar to my current Leon really :( I know the Golf isn't that much different, but i still want one ;)

    I'd also love an Audi A4 Avant of some sort, but that's WAY too sensible!

    However, i'm unemployed and very poor, so can't really think about it that much :) Though i would like to check out some VW forums.
     
  4. [TW]Fox

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    It's no more sensible than a Golf and at least its a nice upgrade.

    Honestly dump your preconceptions of which members of society should drive which cars and simply buy what you want - who cares that normally Estates are for carrying dogs?
     
  5. Matt

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    I love the Avants, but i really don't need a car that big quite yet, and would rather have something a bit more fun :)
     
  6. Dandle

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  7. Matt

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    My next car will probably be something from the list below, not everyone's choices at all, but we're all different :)
    - Seat Leon Cupra (yellow bodykitted one, i can't remember if it's 52 or 53-reg and onwards)
    - VW Golf V6 4Motion
    - VW Golf 1.8T Anniversary (bad idea as they are ridiculous money)

    I don't want these:
    - Lotus Elise (i do a bit of motorway driving, and it just wouldn't be practical for that)
    - Skoda Octavia VRS (great car, but not for me)
    - Audi A4 Avant (to sensible)
    ...
     
  8. [TW]Fox

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    If you think a Golf is going to be noticeably more fun to drive than a decent A4 then... you need to take some test drives :)
     
  9. Matt

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    I do :) I might go to Audi, but the local garage is shockingly bad! and Plymouth VW only ever have 1.4 and 1.6 cars...
     
  10. Slackworth

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    Ask on Tyresmoke.net in the Dealer section on the Audi forums and they might be able to recommend someone within your area.
     
  11. Matt

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    The local places seem to have loads of diesels! But virtually no petrols :(

    I might wait until i go home next week as there are a few cars there :) (Golf GTi Anniversary, which seem VERY hard to find at a dealer, the VW Used site shows 4 for the country!).
     
  12. MrSix

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    Another one one for the dubclub hopefully :)

    The 1.8t anni is a gorgeous car, but it is silly cash for what it is.

    The V6 4motion is a great car and pretty quick too, obviously benefitting from the four wheel drive so you can get the power down well.

    However don't overlook a simple 1.8t, you can pick them up relatively cheap now and add a Revo remap and breather mods and you're looking at 220+bhp. That's not something to be overlooked.

    However, why not go for a mk1 rabbit with either the 1.8t VAG lump or the mk2 GTi engine and have yourself a propper golf ;)
     
  13. Matt

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    If i ever get a job then i'm very likely to get a VW.

    They are stupid money, but i'd still quite like to try one :) If it's still in Hereford when i'm home, then i'll try to go and look. Though it's a 2002, nearly 60k, and £12.5k! :o

    It's Haldex isn't it? This would be a more sensible buy than the Anni, but it weighs the same as a small lorry! Shame they didn't give it a decent bodykit too!

    I'm not that keen on a standard GTi, a Leon Cupra would probably be a better buy tbh.

    I have absolutly no mechanical ability, so getting a 'classic' car wouldn't be the best move :( However much i'd love one.
     
  14. Dandle

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    Yes its haldex which adds approx 85-90kg, so not too much.