Sold My XR

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Re: Sold My XR

Post by thebronze » Wed Nov 12, 2014 2:28 am

My 88 in "Graffitti Lane" in Toronto

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Re: Sold My XR

Post by Ed Lijewski » Wed Nov 12, 2014 7:52 am

Still waiting for the piccie of you sitting in it... :D

YMMV 8)
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Re: Sold My XR

Post by In XS 7 » Wed Nov 12, 2014 1:21 pm

:lol: cool
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Re: Sold My XR

Post by John V » Thu Nov 13, 2014 1:30 am

Kevin you're looking good, mang! Whachoo doin' in Toronto?
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Re: Sold My XR

Post by thebronze » Sun Nov 23, 2014 8:04 pm

Had a buddy wrap the "scoop"

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Re: Sold My XR

Post by thebronze » Sun Jan 04, 2015 2:54 am

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Re: Sold My XR

Post by thebronze » Fri Jan 09, 2015 11:00 am

Picked this up brand new in the box... $50 :headbang a suede Nardi wheel :headbang


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Re: Sold My XR

Post by Ed Lijewski » Fri Jan 09, 2015 12:21 pm

At least paste a Merkur emblem on it.

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Re: Sold My XR

Post by thebronze » Sun Jan 11, 2015 5:44 am

Ed Lijewski wrote:At least paste a Merkur emblem on it.

YMMV 8)


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Re: Sold My XR

Post by boost_is_fun » Mon Jan 19, 2015 10:10 am

I would find it funny that you bought a VAG car for its "reliability" but then I remembered MERKUR. All of a sudden I understand that it will indeed be more reliable, and even if it isn't you can actually get the parts for it. And having never been in/known anyone with an older vw, I can't say I know crap about them. What I do know, is that there is no such thing as a $4000 audi, the b5 a4, I've been driving has cost about $8000 in the last year ($1300 was my fault). I also knew that going in. I'm cursed with a love of cars that can be described by the phrase "wonderful...when they work"

Good luck with the vw.
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Re: Sold My XR

Post by thebronze » Mon Jan 19, 2015 4:06 pm

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Beer Tap Shifter :headbang


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Re: Sold My XR

Post by John Brennan » Mon Jan 19, 2015 4:14 pm

It's really not that big of a stretch from one Karmann to another, after all... always thought that especially the contemporary Corrado was very Sierra-like. Thanks for dropping by to say hello and post pix-- the Karmann tent is plenty big enough. :cheers
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Re: Sold My XR

Post by thebronze » Sat Jun 27, 2015 3:35 am

These days....

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Re: Sold My XR

Post by Esteban » Sat Jun 27, 2015 5:18 am

:headbang

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Re: Sold My XR

Post by DAReese » Tue Jun 30, 2015 11:54 am

Nice looking Rabbit, Golf, Cabriolet, whatever VW is calling it.
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89 Scorpio - waiting on some parts before it hits the road again
88 XR4Ti - mono red C3, parts car
used to own 86 dark blue traded in on a min van, what was I thinking?

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