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  1. pinkshirtphotos

    pinkshirtphotos site moron

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    Original miles, original GTI (first year made). I can't wait to start working on it. :monkeydance:
     

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  2. drt_jumper

    drt_jumper Monkey

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    I believe you spelled some words in that sentence wrong....isn't it "wrecking in it" and not "working on it"?
     
  3. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    Be sure to post the "After" pictures.
     
  4. PsychO!1

    PsychO!1 Monkey

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    It's Volkswagen, you'll be tired of working on it soon.
     
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    dhmike Turbo Monkey

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    i'd rather ride a bike than drive that.
     
  6. Mike B.

    Mike B. Turbo Monkey

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    you better have those flares with you!
     
  7. stoney

    stoney Part of the unwashed, middle-American horde

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    So did you at least get a cut of the commission?
     
  8. Rip

    Rip Mr. Excitement

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    Remember to use unleaded fuel in it.
     
  9. Serial Midget

    Serial Midget Al Bundy

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    I drove a 1979 Rabbit (not a GTi) for over 300,000 miles - far and away one of the most fun cars I ever owned. I eventually blew the engine and replaced it with a Vanagon engine mated to the same five speed transmission... way too much power for the soft suspension but a total kick in the ass to drive. My total purchase & repair investment for the car (bought used) was under $4000.00.

    From what I remember the first generation Rabbits where pretty much trouble free. :)
     
  10. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    It's not a MKIV, so take care of the fvcking thing.
     
  11. Crashby

    Crashby Monkey

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    how's the VW sales gig going?
     
  12. AngryMetalsmith

    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    I'm guessing PSP is the only one in the dealership's history to have achieved both Employee of the Month and Most Preferred Customer status simultaneously.
     
  13. Rip

    Rip Mr. Excitement

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    Or set a record for that dealership for quickest fired.
     
  14. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    Yeah - "original miles"... except that the odometer has been broken and repaired at LEAST 4 times. So add another 60K to that. :D
     
  15. loco-gringo

    loco-gringo Crusading Clamp Monkey

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    That's kind of like the little white speck on top of chicken sh*t saying. Poor kid.
     
  16. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    Is that an 83' or 84'?
     
  17. Arkayne

    Arkayne I come bearing GIFs

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  18. Brian HCM#1

    Brian HCM#1 MMMMMMMMM BEER!!!!!!!!!!

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    That's awesome:thumb:
     
  19. BadDNA

    BadDNA hophead

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    When you gonna throw a roof rack on there for your dirtbike?
     
  20. pinkshirtphotos

    pinkshirtphotos site moron

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    thats an 83
     
  21. worship_mud

    worship_mud Turbo Monkey

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    i like MK I GTI's! real fun cars. congratulations.
     
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    boogenman Turbo Monkey

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    nothing about that car looks new to me
     
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    Kanye West 220# bag of hacktastic

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    I knew it was gonna be a bitchbucket.
     
  24. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    moron
     
  25. blue

    blue boob hater

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    I seriously hope you didn't pay what people ask for those these days...
     
  26. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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  27. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    FWD means Front Wheel Drive, no?
     
  28. skinny mike

    skinny mike Turbo Monkey

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    hooray for understeer!
     
  29. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    I thought the R32 was supposed to be AWD.
     
  30. skinny mike

    skinny mike Turbo Monkey

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    it is, but that vw isn't one.
     
  31. blue

    blue boob hater

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    R32 still understeers like a pig on rollerskates. You try putting a gigantic 6-cyl in a transverse FWD-based econobox and see where it gets you...
     
  32. Da Peach

    Da Peach Outwitted by a rodent

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    You must "suck as a driver".:biggrin:
     
  33. pinkshirtphotos

    pinkshirtphotos site moron

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    I really want to get it on the road legally. I took the car for a test drive and the previous owner kept his plates. I have to get used to the pedals being so close together. When I wear boots I just clear the gas and clutch when braking and tap the brake when pressing the clutch. I definitely have to get used to the lack of power steering. Today I am taking out the whole interior to being reupholstering. Come spring (warmer weather or shop time) I will start the metal work on the body. I am having a friend of mine do the painting as a favour.
     
  34. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    Is this MMike or DaPeach?
     
  35. TN

    TN Hey baby, want a hot dog?

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    what is so special about that kind of car?
     
  36. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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    You get to say you drive in "das auto"
     
  37. pinkshirtphotos

    pinkshirtphotos site moron

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    It is special because it was the first year they made the GTI for the states. I also just really like the car so it is special to me.
     
  38. jimmydean

    jimmydean The Official Meat of Ridemonkey

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    As he drives his "sports" car, that's awesome.

    Just get some fanboi race shoes and go full retard.
     
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    Can you drive Heel-Toe?
     
  40. CrabJoe StretchPants

    CrabJoe StretchPants Reincarnated Crab Walking Head Spinning Bruce Dick

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