Sold My XR

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Re: Sold My XR

Post by Matt01 » Fri Aug 12, 2016 8:32 am

coming from the guy who has a miata, that thing looks like a girls car.

its a bit better with those wheels though.

Buying a volks for its reliability is just an invalid argument really..

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Re: Sold My XR

Post by Ed Lijewski » Fri Aug 12, 2016 9:35 am

Gender conversion is "in" today, Matt... :headbang

YMMV ;)
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Re: Sold My XR

Post by thebronze » Sun Aug 14, 2016 10:07 pm

Funny thing is.... They will both run circles around 99% of the Merkur's out there.... And a damned sight easier to find parts
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Re: Sold My XR

Post by DAReese » Mon Aug 15, 2016 1:57 am

thebronze wrote:Funny thing is.... They will both run circles around 99% of the Merkur's out there.... And a damned sight easier to find parts
It's not about how fast you can go, my 2007 Toyota Camry goes 0-60 in 5.8 seconds, but driving it isn't the same feeling as driving a car almost no-one else has.
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used to own 86 dark blue traded in on a min van, what was I thinking?

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Re: Sold My XR

Post by thebronze » Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:28 pm

Took the cabby to it's first judged show.... The Great Canadian VW Show


Unexpectedly scored 1st place for Cabriolets (all yrs) :headbang

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Re: Sold My XR

Post by John Brennan » Mon Aug 22, 2016 2:41 pm

Way to go! :cheers
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Re: Sold My XR

Post by thebronze » Fri Oct 07, 2016 4:13 am

Changed it up a bit.... single round headlights


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Re: Sold My XR

Post by John Brennan » Fri Oct 07, 2016 8:36 am

I dunno... I dug that quad light setup. Looked more German.
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Re: Sold My XR

Post by andyofcolumbusmerkur » Mon Nov 07, 2016 6:41 pm

Yeah way cool. Good job. I think the old vee dub stuff is so much cooler than their newer stuff.

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Re: Sold My XR

Post by thebronze » Thu Feb 23, 2017 3:56 pm

GF brought me a Rieger front spoiler?splitter back from germany… got it drilled primed and mounted…. need to sort paint




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Re: Sold My XR

Post by thebronze » Sun Mar 19, 2017 1:01 pm

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Re: Sold My XR

Post by SCXR4Ti » Sun May 07, 2017 2:49 am

Who's allowing this guy to post pictures of Volkswagons in a Xr4ti forum? LOL
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Re: Sold My XR

Post by Mike McCreight » Sun May 07, 2017 7:20 am

Maybe the VW forum broke down.
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Re: Sold My XR

Post by Ed Lijewski » Sun May 07, 2017 8:32 am

We shouldn't complain; his post represents 50% of activity here today...

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Re: Sold My XR

Post by eaton53 » Tue May 09, 2017 1:01 pm

Mike McCreight wrote:Maybe the VW forum broke down.
Or failed emissions.
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