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    1. Member skaven-R32's Avatar
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      03-20-2012 05:24 PM #36
      SA is a beautiful place.

      Good thing your car has the chops to compete in that are as well.
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      That guy shouldn't own an R32. I bet he goes out dancing at least twice a week.

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      03-21-2012 05:21 AM #37
      Looking great Howard. Did you change the exhaust tips?
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      Quote Originally Posted by zevion View Post
      IMO the first major 'R' engine failure was they put that puny little 4 pot into it to begin with.

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      03-21-2012 06:23 AM #38
      Quote Originally Posted by sixteen10 View Post
      Looking great Howard. Did you change the exhaust tips?
      Thanks Nope stock xhorst tips still, but I do clean them (inside and outside) makes them all shiny.

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      03-21-2012 10:05 AM #39

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      03-21-2012 03:26 PM #40
      Public holiday in SA today, took a nice long drive along the coast. Stopped at Misty Cliffs for a quick pic or two....



      Misty Cliffs living up to it's name


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      03-21-2012 11:58 PM #41
      dude, wtf, awesome roads in SA

      i'm jelly
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      03-22-2012 02:12 AM #42
      Quote Originally Posted by mfbmike View Post
      dude, wtf, awesome roads in SA

      i'm jelly


      Yeah particularly where Howie is down in Cape Town.
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      Quote Originally Posted by zevion View Post
      IMO the first major 'R' engine failure was they put that puny little 4 pot into it to begin with.

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      03-22-2012 07:19 AM #43
      Quote Originally Posted by sixteen10 View Post


      Yeah particularly where Howie is down in Cape Town.
      that be true .....

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      03-22-2012 07:25 AM #44
      Your car looks really nice.

      I miss those roads, the mountains and the views. I have family in the Cape but I have not been there in 8 years. We are planning to be there in December though.
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      03-22-2012 08:44 AM #45
      Love the four door!

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      03-22-2012 11:48 AM #46
      Beautiful .:R, Beautiful scenery!! Love the 4DR.

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      03-27-2012 07:51 AM #47
      Rolling shot from a recent GTi Club SA breakfast run. Thanks zainyboymk1 for the pic


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      03-27-2012 08:06 AM #48
      Quote Originally Posted by HOWIE-WP View Post
      Rolling shot from a recent GTi Club SA breakfast run. Thanks zainyboymk1 for the pic

      Awesome
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      Quote Originally Posted by zevion View Post
      IMO the first major 'R' engine failure was they put that puny little 4 pot into it to begin with.

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      04-30-2012 04:35 PM #49
      So took delivery of these today.

      "new" tyres..... Continental Sport Contact 2's


      The rims they came on.... need a good cleaning and then will fit on Saturday and rock 'em for a while and see if it suits Wookie-WP.

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      04-30-2012 04:45 PM #50
      Like i said on facebook , looks like you got a good setup there , those will look great on the R


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      Quote Originally Posted by zevion View Post
      IMO the first major 'R' engine failure was they put that puny little 4 pot into it to begin with.

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      05-01-2012 06:50 AM #51
      Very nice! Your car is very clean, it inspires me to get to work on mine.
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      05-01-2012 07:41 AM #52
      .:R.S.A

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      05-05-2012 02:23 PM #53
      So as mentioned earlier, bought a set of Khart's with practically new Conti Sport Contact2's (as I needed better shoes for Wookie-WP, car had some no name brand rubbish tyres) Rims and tyres for the same price as 4x new tyres =

      Not sure of the Kharts on the TR .:R32, but being anthracite, I am gonna rock them for a while....

      Being fitted:


      Pics:


      Table Mountain backdrop:


      In the week got this package from 1610, wonder if it is fragile??


      In package: RCD500 and some 'lil Trees


      Replaced this non MP3 h/u (looked like crap as well)


      Much better

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      05-06-2012 01:40 PM #54
      Awesome update Howie

      That RCD looks way nicer than your old HU
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      Quote Originally Posted by zevion View Post
      IMO the first major 'R' engine failure was they put that puny little 4 pot into it to begin with.

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      05-06-2012 03:55 PM #55
      Quote Originally Posted by sixteen10 View Post
      Awesome update Howie

      That RCD looks way nicer than your old HU
      Thanks New HU comes from somebody who looks after his stuff Previous owner was a slob of note, also seems to have had a custom sound install (due to the splicing into the loom) and seems when he traded the car, they removed the sound and just threw in any old piece of **** looking HU. Much happier now

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      05-06-2012 03:58 PM #56
      Wow - my Ryobi saw box still alive and well!
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      05-06-2012 04:06 PM #57
      Quote Originally Posted by RU1NED View Post
      Wow - my Ryobi saw box still alive and well!
      I current have it, bit scuffed when I opened it but in remarkable condition for such a well traveled box

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      05-07-2012 07:08 AM #58
      Much much better!

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      05-15-2012 01:50 PM #59
      Needed to have the alignment checked on Wookie-WP, when the tech says, Howie, you seem to have a problem here, LHS





      Car was at the dealer last week, seems they decided to lighten Wookie-WP Had it fixed and soon strongly worded email will be sent to said dealer. They fixed it pronto.

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      05-15-2012 01:51 PM #60
      Seems I have decided to order a Milltek non resonated cat back system for Wookie-WP Should be here in a few weeks via the SA agent.

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      05-15-2012 02:10 PM #61
      Quote Originally Posted by HOWIE-WP View Post
      Seems I have decided to order a Milltek non resonated cat back system for Wookie-WP Should be here in a few weeks via the SA agent.
      Awesome! You will love it! That's exactly what I have.

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      05-15-2012 02:26 PM #62
      Quote Originally Posted by TornadoR32 View Post
      Awesome! You will love it! That's exactly what I have.
      Oh! Snap! I am sure I won't be disappointed, cannot wait

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      05-15-2012 02:53 PM #63
      Quote Originally Posted by HOWIE-WP View Post
      Oh! Snap! I am sure I won't be disappointed, cannot wait
      The wait is the worst part
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      Quote Originally Posted by zevion View Post
      IMO the first major 'R' engine failure was they put that puny little 4 pot into it to begin with.

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      05-15-2012 02:54 PM #64
      Quote Originally Posted by sixteen10 View Post
      The wait is the worst part
      Like your SoWo adventure

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      05-16-2012 02:02 AM #65
      Quote Originally Posted by HOWIE-WP View Post
      Like your SoWo adventure
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      Quote Originally Posted by zevion View Post
      IMO the first major 'R' engine failure was they put that puny little 4 pot into it to begin with.

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      05-28-2012 03:29 PM #66
      Just caught the end of an epic sunset yesterday around Llandudno, pretty part of Cpt before you get to all the posers hanging out on the Camps Bay main drag.


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      05-29-2012 02:01 AM #67
      Nice one Howie

      Llandudno is a beautiful beach!!
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      Quote Originally Posted by zevion View Post
      IMO the first major 'R' engine failure was they put that puny little 4 pot into it to begin with.

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      06-12-2012 02:36 PM #68
      So as per the "what did you do to your .:R thread" .......


      Quote Originally Posted by HOWIE-WP View Post
      Booked in with dealer to get alignment setup correctly. After fitting new tyres, I checked the alignment and it was all stuffed up. Just got a report that somebody must have set it up incorrectly. Hopefully this solves the odd whining sound I hear.
      Quote Originally Posted by HOWIE-WP View Post
      Will report back after suspension been put back to within spec.......
      Quote Originally Posted by HOWIE-WP View Post
      Left her at the dealer over the weekend, as they have reset suspension, but the whining is still there. They will be giving the drive train the once over.......to try and identify issue.

      Got news from dealer they're replacing wheel bearings (on back order) Bearings being fubar'd kinda makes sense with the car having being running on an outta spec suspension. Holding thumbs ..... as I hope to get my Milltek pipe this week sometime

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      06-12-2012 02:41 PM #69
      Good luck bud
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      Quote Originally Posted by zevion View Post
      IMO the first major 'R' engine failure was they put that puny little 4 pot into it to begin with.

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      06-12-2012 02:56 PM #70
      Quote Originally Posted by sixteen10 View Post
      Good luck bud
      Thanks. Miss driving Wookie-WP, yoh!

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