Sold My XR

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Matt01
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Re: Sold My XR

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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

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

YMMV ;)
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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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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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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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Way to go! :cheers
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Changed it up a bit.... single round headlights


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I dunno... I dug that quad light setup. Looked more German.
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Yeah way cool. Good job. I think the old vee dub stuff is so much cooler than their newer stuff.
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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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Who's allowing this guy to post pictures of Volkswagons in a Xr4ti forum? LOL
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Maybe the VW forum broke down.
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Re: Sold My XR

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

YMMV
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Mike McCreight wrote:Maybe the VW forum broke down.
Or failed emissions.
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This one has a very bright and shiny future.
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