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    1. oh yeah,the 16V GTI's were quite pricey back...

      oh yeah,the 16V GTI's were quite pricey back then.i had a used '84 GTI back around that time and i knew i would never be able to afford a 16V at those sticker prices:(

      CSB--i briefly...
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      :D already been done many years ago.1990 (!) They...

      :D already been done many years ago.1990 (!) They Might Be Giants--Flood.original song was called "Particle Man".well played :thumbup:
    3. ugh.yeah,that sounds like something that would...

      ugh.yeah,that sounds like something that would happen down in Philly...or maybe it's just dialog from the new upcoming movie release of 'Bad Lieutenant 2' :laugh:
    4. Aww,hell yeah! :eek: i'd love to buzz all...

      Aww,hell yeah! :eek: i'd love to buzz all around my town in a box-fendered Mk2 Golf Rallye..as long as the G-lader was still working right,ha ha.
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      i wouldn't go so far as to say they are...

      i wouldn't go so far as to say they are worthless,but they are not as good as true AWD (real Quattro).
      i was astonished at how much an improvement my Golf's Haldex/4Motion made in non snow...
    6. agreed.absolutely horrible ad campaigns as of...

      agreed.absolutely horrible ad campaigns as of lately.the old '84 GTI ads shown earlier ^^ always got my attention.i'd also like to suggest that VWoA should give current R series car owners a HUGE...
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      Hi, i bought a Covercraft Noah from...

      Hi,
      i bought a Covercraft Noah from AutoAnything's website. it's a very good cover.it is custom fitted for our R32s the price runs about $200 but they frequently have discounts for new customers or...
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      no,not at all.the top shock bolt on the driver's...

      no,not at all.the top shock bolt on the driver's side bolted right up with no fuss on my car ---the passenger side one needed some razor knife trimming done to the plastic wheel liner and then it...
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      ok,gotcha. IIRC,the way i did it was roll the...

      ok,gotcha. IIRC,the way i did it was roll the back of the car up on rhino ramps and i put a floor jack w/ a wood block under the Haldex unit rear frame member and lifted/lowered the car as needed to...
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      Hi YikeGrymon, a few years back i had...

      Hi YikeGrymon,
      a few years back i had replaced my OE rear shocks with Konis while car was up on ramps without removing springs .should be do-able.top shock bolt was the easy one (for me)...spent...
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      got a fair deal on Ebay last week.i bought a...

      got a fair deal on Ebay last week.i bought a second B&K Reference 50 (earlier THX version :thumbup: ) for $300. my later model Ref50 S2 model works well,but occasionally the audio though the Toslink...
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      just a shot in the dark,here---is there any...

      just a shot in the dark,here---is there any special function built into your receiver to allow a reset/reboot without losing your presets? i have had situations on my own (older) gear where either...
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      i just had the powerflex ones installed a few...

      i just had the powerflex ones installed a few months ago.they are great. very firm,but not punishing and way better than the stockers.
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      the VR6 is one bad-a** torque-y engine for...

      the VR6 is one bad-a** torque-y engine for sure,but it is astounding how poor its fuel mileage is! on it's worst day,the 1.8T will get better fuel mileage than the VR6 could ever manage to get on...
    15. i thought it was already reported on the news...

      i thought it was already reported on the news yesterday that Jared was dismissed/fired by Subway because of this,no? :confused:
      after reading all of your different sandwich stories has got me...
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      CSB~~ today i stumbled across a fantastic deal on...

      CSB~~ today i stumbled across a fantastic deal on motor oil at Napa auto.they had 5qt jugs of (German made) Liqui Moly 5/40 for only $37 :eek: ,if that wasn't enough of a shock,i also grabbed two 1qt...
    17. i have a Powerflex dog bone bushing kit that i...

      i have a Powerflex dog bone bushing kit that i purchased on here (but have yet to install it) .as i understand from their website it is listed as "70" and is a good 25% stiffer than the stock rubber...
    18. yes,the random strangers' observations thing does...

      yes,the random strangers' observations thing does happen from time to time.the worst experience i had 25-ish+ years ago~~a PA state park policeman made me and my buddy stop what we were doing and...
    19. i'm a little disappointed that there haven't been...

      i'm a little disappointed that there haven't been extensive amounts of 'foot long' jokes made yet :laugh: ^^^that TV commercial spot was a laugh.
    20. all very good information.thanks for the heads up...

      all very good information.thanks for the heads up :thumbup:
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