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    View Poll Results: Whats your favorite GTI

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    • mk1

      141 21.30%
    • mk2

      202 30.51%
    • mk3

      64 9.67%
    • mk4

      72 10.88%
    • mk5

      89 13.44%
    • mk6

      72 10.88%
    • mk7

      22 3.32%
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    Thread: Whats your fav generation GTI and, why?

    1. Member phil123's Avatar
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      10-02-2012 06:27 PM #401
      Quote Originally Posted by kamzcab86 View Post
      Oh, for the love of...

      Poll is gone, but read the comments here: http://skiddmark.com/2009/03/vote-fo...n-of-golf-gti/ . Not a single comment in favor of the Mk3. In fact, this one stands out: "If not the Mk1 then the Mk5 would have got my vote. It marked a return to form for the GTI badge and meant I could finally forgive VW for the awful Mk4 and so-so Mk3." Yep, those folks across the pond just adore the Mk3.
      So if i read this right, you have the best and an "awful" car?
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      10-02-2012 10:26 PM #402
      Quote Originally Posted by phil123 View Post
      So if i read this right, you have the best and an "awful" car?
      My Mk4 isn't a GTI.
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      10-02-2012 10:27 PM #403
      How is the Mk6 losing to the Mk4?

      Oh right, because whenever there's a Mk4 Golf in any thread in TCL, all the cross dressers come out of their manginas.

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      10-02-2012 11:18 PM #404
      Quote Originally Posted by ZACHER3tuning View Post
      Yes, my vote is for the mk3.I have my reasons for that.So whats yours , and why?
      Sexiest body, best sounding motor, colors, options available at the time, STYLE...MK3 has it for me.
      Mine's the MK2 16v, in Montana Green. One of the best handling FWD platforms ever made IMO, great engine that happily revs to 7k+, great gearbox, great BBS alloys, wide tires from the factory (195's, I believe), great interior with the Recaro buckets, nice and supportive. Great for driving spiritedly. Great gauge panel with everything that you'd expect in a sporty car. 160mph speedo, 8k RPM tach.. Ah, I love MK2's. Great body lines. Wonderful fender flares.

      PS: How's that VWMS manifold and that 700 dollar carbon hatch? Fitment issues/pros/cons/pictures would be cool.

    5. 10-02-2012 11:31 PM #405
      I have an odd fixation with the Mk3 with a 3.5 cabrio fascia swap on it.

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      10-03-2012 01:29 AM #406
      Quote Originally Posted by GeoffD View Post
      My favorite GTI is a newer one that is still under warranty. I appreciate people who tinker with old ones but I'm just looking for a fairly reliable econobox with a soul as a daily driver. My MK V GTI (still on its 7 year/100K extended warranty) is way better than my old MK IV GTI.
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      10-03-2012 06:09 AM #407
      MKIV for nostalgic reasons. It was my first and last VW. Didn't grow up drinking the VW cool-aid, so I can't pick the MKI or II.

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      10-03-2012 11:17 AM #408
      Wow, suprised at the love MkV is getting, especially since MkVI is the same but fixed everything that was wrong with it.

      Voted MkII as my fave.

      MkII and MKI easily #1 and #2
      Best looking, lightweight, and fun to drive

      then....
      MKVI
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      MKV
      MKIII

      Not fair to talk about MKVII, as i havent seen it in person

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      10-04-2012 09:19 PM #409
      Quote Originally Posted by TM87 View Post
      For bunch of car enthusiast ,TCL loves their warranties.
      warranty
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      10-04-2012 09:52 PM #410
      Quote Originally Posted by ZACHER3tuning View Post
      you dont think i know this...If ANYONE would've started this poll besides me, i promise you the mk3 gti vr6 would be 1st o r a close second.We all know how the world, and vortex views the mk3, hell just look around, its no mystery...Its the best at what it does...It terms of cult status, the mk3 also has the biggest following.So hate away

      p.s. EVEN the europeans, who hated the mk3 when it came out, are really starting to appreciate how great the car is/was.
      Despite my defense of the Mk.III on the last page you kind of make me want to light mine on fire. Please stop.

      I'm changing my vote for favorite generation of GTI to the 1983 Ford Escort RS1600i.
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      10-05-2012 06:14 PM #411
      Quote Originally Posted by BattleRabbit View Post
      Despite my defense of the Mk.III on the last page you kind of make me want to light mine on fire. Please stop.

      I'm changing my vote for favorite generation of GTI to the 1983 Ford Escort RS1600i.
      thats NOT a gti.
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    12. 10-05-2012 09:50 PM #412
      Quote Originally Posted by Charlie84 View Post
      Mk3s seem like good, cheap, tune-able fun. And that's the appeal of GTIs, right? So can't we all just get along?
      Agreed couldn't have said it shorter or better. A cheap VR and 800 bucks later plus some deletes, I'm doing 0-60 in 5.88 and 1/4th 12.6-12.8, depending on how bad I want to beat my clutch up that day. List me another 3 grand car that does that, and I'll cook some eggs for your granny.
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      10-05-2012 10:16 PM #413
      Quote Originally Posted by emkaytree View Post
      Agreed couldn't have said it shorter or better. A cheap VR and 800 bucks later plus some deletes, I'm doing 0-60 in 5.88 and 1/4th 12.6-12.8, depending on how bad I want to beat my clutch up that day. List me another 3 grand car that does that, and I'll cook some eggs for your granny.
      A Fox Body Mustang built by my friend Alan has the following:

      car itself: $1500

      Junkyard 5.0 from a Pull-a-part: $150

      Junkyard "GT40" heads and intake from an Explorer: $400

      Random crap: $400

      Drag radials: $300

      1/4 passes consistently in the 12.20 area...

      My granny prefers them boiled.

      EDIT: his 0-60 is much better too.

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      10-05-2012 10:41 PM #414
      Quote Originally Posted by 71camaro View Post
      A Fox Body Mustang built by my friend Alan has the following:

      car itself: $1500

      Junkyard 5.0 from a Pull-a-part: $150

      Junkyard "GT40" heads and intake from an Explorer: $400

      Random crap: $400

      Drag radials: $300

      1/4 passes consistently in the 12.20 area...

      My granny prefers them boiled.

      EDIT: his 0-60 is much better too.
      yeah, but i bet that car looks like ****, the mk3 gti on the other hand is a beautiful thing.
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      10-05-2012 10:52 PM #415
      Quote Originally Posted by ZACHER3tuning View Post
      yeah, but i bet that car looks like ****, the mk3 gti on the other hand is a beautiful thing.
      Mk3s are ugly. And the poster I replied to didn't discuss aesthetics anyway... And I'll say this: notch-back Fox Body>mk3 VW.

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      10-06-2012 12:28 AM #416
      Quote Originally Posted by ZACHER3tuning View Post
      yeah, but i bet that car looks like ****, the mk3 gti on the other hand is a beautiful thing.


      Please just leave this forum. You never post any REAL information worth reading (except for your wonderful stories you make up from time to time).

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      10-06-2012 12:38 AM #417
      In his defense, a fox body mustang does look like ****.
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      10-06-2012 01:02 AM #418
      Quote Originally Posted by ZACHER3tuning View Post
      thats NOT a gti.
      It's the same f*cking car.
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    19. 10-06-2012 01:43 AM #419
      Sorry for not reading 11+ pages, but MK2 2.0 16V ABA was the zenith of the GTi Mark as was the 92 Jetta GLI.

      Those cars had to compete with the Saab SPG, and Volvo 850 GL-T.

      92 was VW's best year by far. The first year the Vr6 was introduced in in North America ala the SLC.

      I would give my left kidney up for a clean unmolested 92 GTI 16V or GLi.

      The power to weight ratio in those cars was amazing. And they were such a blast to drive.

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      10-06-2012 03:25 PM #421
      Quote Originally Posted by thebanker View Post


      So he's a ***got then?

    22. 10-06-2012 04:18 PM #422
      Quote Originally Posted by emkaytree View Post
      Agreed couldn't have said it shorter or better. A cheap VR and 800 bucks later plus some deletes, I'm doing 0-60 in 5.88 and 1/4th 12.6-12.8, depending on how bad I want to beat my clutch up that day. List me another 3 grand car that does that, and I'll cook some eggs for your granny.
      Tons, but the MKIII still fun and cheap to be respectably quick. Thats why I don't get the hate. Parts are cheaper than MKIVs and they generally run better times or the same for less money...
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      10-06-2012 07:13 PM #423
      I don't understand the hate for the mk3? It really does feel like the red headed step child of the forums. I consider myself lucky its not an mkiv

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      10-06-2012 07:17 PM #424
      Quote Originally Posted by reticulan View Post
      Sorry for not reading 11+ pages, but MK2 2.0 16V ABA was the zenith of the GTi Mark as was the 92 Jetta GLI.

      Those cars had to compete with the Saab SPG, and Volvo 850 GL-T.
      Except they didn't, because a 900 SPG or 850 GL-T was significantly larger, significantly more powerful and around twice the price....
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      10-06-2012 07:20 PM #425
      Quote Originally Posted by Zaluss View Post
      I don't understand the hate for the mk3? It really does feel like the red headed step child of the forums. I consider myself lucky its not an mkiv

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