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    1. 10-02-2009 02:29 PM #26
      Quote, originally posted by NoDubJustYet »
      You're trying to tell me that a good example of a Rallye costs the same as a nice E30 M3?
      I can get a nice Rallye for around 6.000 Euro or less; the M3 is going to be at least 13.500 Euro for one that hasn't been raped.

      you have to remember the Golf Rallye didn't come to the U.S.
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      10-02-2009 02:41 PM #27
      How much are federalized versions of the Rallye going for?

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      10-02-2009 07:21 PM #28
      Quote, originally posted by NoDubJustYet »
      You're trying to tell me that a good example of a Rallye costs the same as a nice E30 M3?
      I can get a nice Rallye for around 6.000 Euro or less; the M3 is going to be at least 13.500 Euro for one that hasn't been raped.

      I haven't seen a Rallye sold for less asking price than $15,000. That's territory for a pretty clean M3.
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      10-02-2009 08:05 PM #29
      best thread ever. if i could have two cars from the 80's they'd be the audi gt coupe and the e30 m3. mmmmmmmm

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      10-03-2009 12:43 AM #30
      oh my i want that quattro

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      10-03-2009 12:47 AM #31
      It would have been less than 30,000pounds to own all 4 of those.
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      10-03-2009 01:28 AM #32
      Quote, originally posted by danny_16v »
      I haven't seen a Rallye sold for less asking price than $15,000. That's territory for a pretty clean M3.

      Good to know... that makes my decision that much easier. I could probably make a decent bit of money on one when/if I decide to bring it to the US.

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      10-03-2009 01:48 AM #33
      Having driven 3 of the 4 cars...they are all unique and special in their own way.
      Shame we never got the 20v version of the urQuattro in the US...also a shame we never got the Rallye Golf. It would have been far too pricey in a world of $28k Corrados, but it truly is a special car. Amazing what VW was able to do with the humble Mk2 chassis. The Rallye wasn't quick in stock form, though--take the Corrado G60 and add weight + AWD driveline frictional losses and you get a relatively sedate car in stock form. Once modified, though--it's quite special.

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      10-03-2009 02:28 AM #34
      Quote, originally posted by patrikman »

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    10. 10-03-2009 03:50 AM #35
      Great write up!! All of them are really cool. E30 M is one of my favorite BMWs, I want to pick one up someday. The Quattro is another reason I really want Turbo 5 power + quattro!! That Rallye is my fav older looking VW, mk2 chassis is quite cool. The Delta is definitely my fav Lancia. its just really cool.
      I would totally want to cruise and haul ass in all of these!!

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    13. 10-03-2009 07:32 AM #38
      Quote, originally posted by wunde »
      Awesome cars! It's my wish list in one article.

      yes! one day I WILL have one of each.

    14. 10-03-2009 09:53 AM #39
      Believe it or not the M3 is the easiest to DD now IMO. Extremely reliable and lack of drama, decent fuel mileage, great parts availability and upgrade support. Plus it'll pull every car nut out of a crowd guaranteed - any of these would do that though.

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      10-03-2009 10:25 AM #40
      Quote, originally posted by NoDubJustYet »
      Good to know... that makes my decision that much easier. I could probably make a decent bit of money on one when/if I decide to bring it to the US.

      To answer your question concerning federalization it is going to depend a bit upon where the car is registered. My Tristar which has the same level of inspection necessary for federalization is about a $2-4k proposition for the overall safety inspection and the emissions inspection requirements varies by state.
      If you are in Arizona you need to be able to reach the level of air-quality of a similar vehicle by the same manufacturer (Rallye Golf is equal to an 8V GTi of the same vintage; Tristar is equivalent to a Vanagon of the same time frame) regardless of the engine or fuel management.
      Obviously Kalifornia is a different beast but I won't go there. The typical surcharge for emissions testing in that state can range from $1-3k depending upon what needs to be done.

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      10-03-2009 10:59 AM #41
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      10-03-2009 11:35 AM #42
      Quote, originally posted by Paul@VWvortex »
      To answer your question concerning federalization it is going to depend a bit upon where the car is registered. My Tristar which has the same level of inspection necessary for federalization is about a $2-4k proposition for the overall safety inspection and the emissions inspection requirements varies by state.
      If you are in Arizona you need to be able to reach the level of air-quality of a similar vehicle by the same manufacturer (Rallye Golf is equal to an 8V GTi of the same vintage; Tristar is equivalent to a Vanagon of the same time frame) regardless of the engine or fuel management.
      Obviously Kalifornia is a different beast but I won't go there. The typical surcharge for emissions testing in that state can range from $1-3k depending upon what needs to be done.

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      I wouldn't have to worry about the federalization though. I'd be bringing the car back in a few years when the 1989 is 25yrs old.

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      10-03-2009 09:52 PM #44
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    20. 10-04-2009 01:42 AM #45
      Great reading, I want that magazine!
      I have just picked up my second Rallye, and I love them, they're the best the MK2 can be in my book;




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      10-04-2009 01:57 AM #46
      not stock. I know. but still.
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      10-04-2009 02:01 AM #47
      Quote, originally posted by NoDubJustYet »
      Good to know... that makes my decision that much easier. I could probably make a decent bit of money on one when/if I decide to bring it to the US.

      too bad you'd never be able to bring it in to the country. there is only one legal Rallye in the US, all of the rest of them are illegal imports.

      am i the only one who's driven all 4 cars in the article?

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      10-04-2009 09:19 AM #48
      Quote, originally posted by NoDubJustYet »
      I'd be bringing the car back in a few years when the 1989 is 25yrs old.

      You and quite a few others, and that could have an effect on your plans to flip at high prices

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      10-04-2009 10:52 AM #49
      Having read that article, it really seems that the BMW is the best chassis among them. Oddly enough though, it's the thought of the comfortable Audi with that 5-cyl motor which gets me the most excited. Plus, I love its chunky looks.
      What exactly does the word "Evo" mean?

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      10-04-2009 10:58 AM #50
      I am not in any way a fan of most VW's. I think that the ralleye Golf looks dumb. I don't like the flares and I think the MK2 looks better with the clean lines. Sorry.
      The M3 is as expected, and I came away from this article having a greater appreciation for the Audi, wasn't really a fan until this article. But the one I would take is the one here

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