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      02-23-2012 04:55 PM #1
      As stated in the faces thread:

      My name is Howard Daniels, from Cape Town South Africa Picked up my TR R32 from the dealer today.

      This is me looking all driving her for the first this evening


      Was so excited, I forgot to take pics of the car under wraps at the dealer, this was the car in the showroom:


      In case I forget


      Need to get used to the instruments, coming from a Mk4 GTi:


      This is my baby


      Side on:


      Will get better pics this weekend. Loving the .:R

      Planning to get personalised plate (vanity plate in the US) Wookie-WP (the WP stands for Western Province in SA)

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      02-23-2012 04:58 PM #2
      nice caR brah! the mkV is awesome looking as a 4 door...no joy here in N/A only 2-doors.
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      02-23-2012 05:03 PM #3
      4 door. Awesome. Welcome! That car looks mint for the miles on her.
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      02-23-2012 05:07 PM #5
      Quote Originally Posted by zevion View Post
      4 door. Awesome. Welcome! That car looks mint for the miles on her.
      Thanks

      As sixteen10 (who is also from SA) has mentioned, we only get the 4 door in SA and we ALL lust for a 2 door here is SA, rather than the 4 door.

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      02-23-2012 05:08 PM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by HOWIE-WP View Post
      As sixteen10 (who is also from SA) has mentioned, we only get the 4 door in SA and we ALL lust for a 2 door here is SA, rather than the 4 door.
      Funny how that works. We only got the R32 in 2 door.

      Are humans just programmed to want what we can't have? (Like Charlize Theron )
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      02-23-2012 05:10 PM #7
      metric system, that's kilometers.
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      02-23-2012 06:01 PM #8
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      02-23-2012 07:14 PM #10
      RHD? cool. DSG or 6MT?

      oh, looks like DSG from your MFD. let's see if i can use a few more three letter acronyms here...

      welcome. nice red one. enjoy.
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      02-23-2012 07:17 PM #11
      Welcome

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      02-23-2012 07:24 PM #12
      Hey welcome china! Hope you have a lekker time with your car, bru!


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      02-23-2012 08:21 PM #13
      I to do love the look of the mkv in a 4 door

    14. 02-23-2012 09:41 PM #14
      great looking car the 4 door looks awesome

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      02-23-2012 09:54 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by 10Ten View Post
      RHD? cool. DSG or 6MT?
      I think you win the acronym trifecta tonight!

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      2008 DBP .:R32: ...more awesome than a monkey wearing a tuxedo made out of bacon riding a cyborg unicorn with a lightsaber for the horn on the tip of a space shuttle closing in on mars while engulfed in flames...
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      02-23-2012 10:36 PM #16
      Welcome and I want one of those gauge clusters

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      02-24-2012 01:09 AM #17
      Congrats again Howard.

      She is a stunner , TR works so well on the R32!!
      I hope you have many trouble free kilometres with her!

    18. 02-24-2012 06:24 AM #18
      welcome and great looking .:R !

      if you ever come to the US, please trade for my 2 door TR .:R

      the 4 door doesn't look bad and it's certainly more functional

      by the way, why are you sitting on the wrong side must be because you're below the equator

      i would love to have one of those backwards 4 door TR .:R's

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      02-24-2012 06:48 AM #19
      Love it!
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      02-24-2012 08:51 AM #20
      Welcome! Sweet ride you got there. You will love driving her.
      Side note.............. I am form SA too reside in NOVA.

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      02-24-2012 08:53 AM #21
      Holla at all the South Africans on the board.

      And thanks guys, loving the R32.

      I have applied for my new personalised / vanity plate

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      02-26-2012 04:57 PM #22
      Some pics from the weekend, beautiful weather . Cape Town's Table Mountain in the back ground.

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      02-26-2012 06:22 PM #23
      Red is growing on me. Beautiful car.

      Why do those look like 19"s?

    24. 02-26-2012 06:27 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by PSU View Post
      Red is growing on me. Beautiful car.

      Why do those look like 19"s?

      must be the 4 doors that we (or at least me) are drooling over...making everything look better

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      02-26-2012 07:19 PM #25
      Dude! Table mountain looks awesome! Your .:R is looking

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