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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. 09-27-2012 10:09 PM #251
      Quote Originally Posted by bluesbrothers View Post
      and thats why the mkIII is in last place in two threads on this site
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      09-27-2012 10:10 PM #252
      Quote Originally Posted by ZACHER3tuning View Post
      if this was a popularity contest, the mk3 gti vr6 would win.
      if this was a beauty contest, the mk3 gti vr6 would win.
      if this is about best handling, then i fold, mk2.
      Yes, we got it YOU LOVE Mk3 GTI. Now, stop responding to EVERY poster that likes other GTI generations.
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      09-27-2012 10:12 PM #253
      Quote Originally Posted by bluesbrothers View Post
      and thats why the mkIII is in last place in two threads on this site
      funny thing is, you can make it handle really well, then your left with the best in all categories
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      09-27-2012 10:12 PM #254
      This thread took the predictable road to pure ****
      pardon my 'merican

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      09-27-2012 10:18 PM #255
      6>4>5>2>1>3 but I them all.
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    6. 09-27-2012 10:24 PM #256
      Quote Originally Posted by Rod Ratio View Post
      No way. Best engines, best interiors, best looks out of all vw's after the mk2 of course.

      Mk2 FTMFW

      Mk4 FTW

      Yeah, that soft touch is looking great these days.
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    7. 09-27-2012 10:26 PM #257
      I prefer the first two generation sciroccos and mk1 jetta to the mk1/mk2 golf

      But if I had to choose I would pick either mk1 or mk2.

      Mk3/mk4 I never had a problem with the design, I just never realized how problem ridden they were plus mk4 owners are But I do wonder how a mk3 with a 16v compares to a vr6, it probably feels more gti than a vr6 gti does.

      Mk6 would be after mk1/mk2 on my list. the mk6 addresses the design issues I had with the mk5, the ugly front end, the painted rear bumper. Though a votex kit on a mk5 improves things a lot, it should have been factory. I just hate the textured rear on the mk5 it looks awful

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      09-27-2012 10:27 PM #258
      Quote Originally Posted by ZACHER3tuning View Post
      or a mk3 gti vr6
      No, nobody other than you does that. (or if they do they've been brainwashed somehow) Even if you think a GTI is good looking it will always just be good looking for a hatchback. It's like saying Wendy's makes the highest quality fast food burger. That very well may be the case, but if you go down to a legitimate steakhouse and order a burger it'll blow anything you can get at Wendy's out of the water. Nobody goes looking for any GTI because they want a beautiful, elegant car. Nobody.

    9. 09-27-2012 10:32 PM #259
      Quote Originally Posted by r_fostoria View Post
      No, nobody other than you does that. (or if they do they've been brainwashed somehow) Even if you think a GTI is good looking it will always just be good looking for a hatchback. It's like saying Wendy's makes the highest quality fast food burger. That very well may be the case, but if you go down to a legitimate steakhouse and order a burger it'll blow anything you can get at Wendy's out of the water. Nobody goes looking for any GTI because they want a beautiful, elegant car. Nobody.
      Yeah b/c this was around when the mk1 gti was out, looks better

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      09-27-2012 10:36 PM #260
      Quote Originally Posted by Aw614 View Post
      Yeah b/c this was around when the mk1 gti was out, looks better
      Exactly, the GTI is the car you get when you want to trade off style for practicality. There's nothing wrong with that at all, but pretending that it magically does everything is nonsensical and stupid.

    11. 09-27-2012 10:48 PM #261
      Quote Originally Posted by crannky View Post
      Yeah, that soft touch is looking great these days.
      I find it odd that the 01-08 Volvo V70-S60 has the exact same soft touch material, from the same manufacturer, and noone complains about it.. ever.

      The 01-08 V70-S60 is also wired with the SAME Bosch me7 ecu, and electronics, and consequently has a similar fickle cel, etc. Noone complains about it.

      The mk4 is touted as a POS, while the Volvo's are touted as uber reliable. Why is this? Simple. The Volvo owners are more religious with their maintenance, and take better care of their cars.
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    12. 09-27-2012 10:52 PM #262
      I've owned a MkIV, MkIII and I am about to get a MkVI.

      I rank them this way

      MkII>MkI>MkVI>MkIII>MkIV>MkV
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    13. 09-27-2012 11:09 PM #263
      love them all. here is the newest in our drive way. one day old





      currently own 3 GTI's, 1979, 1984, 2012. all are white, 2 door sunroof manuals. weird.

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      09-27-2012 11:11 PM #264
      Quote Originally Posted by Rod Ratio View Post
      I find it odd that the 01-08 Volvo V70-S60 has the exact same soft touch material, from the same manufacturer, and noone complains about it.. ever.

      The 01-08 V70-S60 is also wired with the SAME Bosch me7 ecu, and electronics, and consequently has a similar fickle cel, etc. Noone complains about it.

      The mk4 is touted as a POS, while the Volvo's are touted as uber reliable. Why is this? Simple. The Volvo owners are more religious with their maintenance, and take better care of their cars.
      Because Volvo > Everything.
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      09-27-2012 11:27 PM #265
      After owning one the Mk2 is by far my favorite. Mk1 is a close second though, both are timeless
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    16. 09-27-2012 11:30 PM #266
      MKII I love the looks the 2.0 16v is a marvelous engine, and the options were great on these cars.




      The mk3 is to GTI's what the mustang II is to the mustang lineage. What a horribly sh!tty car.

    17. 09-27-2012 11:38 PM #267
      Quote Originally Posted by 16v_43v3r View Post
      Because Volvo > Everything.
      Haha! I actually love Volvo's! Im currently driving a V70R as my daily. Great cars. More reliable than an mk4 VW? Nope.. They're pretty much the same.

      It was actually bizarre when I first started tinkering with the Volvo. Its essentially like working on a haldex 1.8t; only with an additional cylinder.

      *Volvo*

      Maf failures? Check..

      Coil pack failures due to improper plug gap? Check..

      SAI pump that leaks, and throws a cel? Check..

      Computer that totally freaks out at even the tiniest of vacuum/boost leaks? Check..

      Computer that totally freaks out at even the tiniest pre primary o2 sensor exhaust leaks? Check..

      Computer that prematurely goes into open loop, and dumps fuel in "safe mode" when any of the above happens, and consequently fouls o2 sensors? Check..

      Soft touch interior coatings that Peel if you look at them wrong? Check..


      Sound familiar?

      The 01-08 Turbo Volvo's have all the same failure points as mk4 vw's; yet they are darlings of TCL.
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      09-27-2012 11:40 PM #268
      Quote Originally Posted by Rod Ratio View Post

      The 01-08 Turbo Volvo's have all the same failure points as mk4 vw's; yet they are darlings of TCL.
      You make great points, and I don't get it, but at the same time I do. There's way more to being a darling than just reliability.
      Quote Originally Posted by Crimping Is Easy View Post
      People always like to throw around words like "no" and "title" or "illegal" or "feds", but at the end of the day, they're just words.

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      09-27-2012 11:46 PM #269
      Quote Originally Posted by Rod Ratio View Post
      Haha! I actually love Volvo's! Im currently driving a V70R as my daily. Great cars. More reliable than an mk4 VW? Nope.. They're pretty much the same.

      It was actually bizarre when I first started tinkering with the Volvo. Its essentially like working on a haldex 1.8t; only with an additional cylinder.

      *Volvo*

      Maf failures? Check..

      Coil pack failures due to improper plug gap? Check..

      SAI pump that leaks, and throws a cel? Check..

      Computer that totally freaks out at even the tiniest of vacuum/boost leaks? Check..

      Computer that totally freaks out at even the tiniest pre primary o2 sensor exhaust leaks? Check..

      Computer that prematurely goes into open loop, and dumps fuel in "safe mode" when any of the above happens, and consequently fouls o2 sensors? Check..

      Soft touch interior coatings that Peel if you look at them wrong? Check..


      Sound familiar?

      The 01-08 Turbo Volvo's have all the same failure points as mk4 vw's; yet they are darlings of TCL.
      I don't think anyone has ever described the P2 chassis as a TCL darling.

      Sincerely,

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      09-27-2012 11:55 PM #270
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      I don't think anyone has ever described the P2 chassis as a TCL darling.
      Also this. FWD Volvos don't seem to have the same level of attraction as the RWD Volvos do.
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      People always like to throw around words like "no" and "title" or "illegal" or "feds", but at the end of the day, they're just words.

    21. 09-27-2012 11:56 PM #271
      Quote Originally Posted by 16v_43v3r View Post
      You make great points, and I don't get it, but at the same time I do. There's way more to being a darling than just reliability.
      I "get it" too.

      It has nothing to do with the cars themselves, and everything to do with the "perception" of said cars, due to the demographic associated with them.

      This stereotype ONLY exists because of the recent crop of "stance kids" in the VW scene.

      Unfortunately the rest of us REAL VW enthusiasts, who've been around long before the current fad; get dragged into the same category as these kids.

      Schit pîsses me off at times.
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    22. 09-28-2012 12:03 AM #272
      Quote Originally Posted by VadGTI View Post
      I don't think anyone has ever described the P2 chassis as a TCL darling.

      Sincerely,

      VadGTI, whose soft-touch R plastics are not peeling but who has replaced 3 ignition coils in the last year.
      Semantics:p

      Your soft touch WILL Peel eventually. Its well documented.

      Tighten your plug gap to .028 or less, and toss in a set of ngk bkr7e COPPER plugs.

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      PM me if you want to know how to bulletproof the failure prone "bevel gear" on your R
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      09-28-2012 12:27 AM #273
      Quote Originally Posted by r_fostoria View Post
      No, nobody other than you does that. (or if they do they've been brainwashed somehow) Even if you think a GTI is good looking it will always just be good looking for a hatchback. It's like saying Wendy's makes the highest quality fast food burger. That very well may be the case, but if you go down to a legitimate steakhouse and order a burger it'll blow anything you can get at Wendy's out of the water. Nobody goes looking for any GTI because they want a beautiful, elegant car. Nobody.
      what is good looking for a hatchback mean?either its good looking, or not.The mk3 IS a great looking car.Are ferrari's good looking cars for sports cars>?
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      09-28-2012 12:32 AM #274
      Quote Originally Posted by canadacraig View Post
      love them all. here is the newest in our drive way. one day old





      currently own 3 GTI's, 1979, 1984, 2012. all are white, 2 door sunroof manuals. weird.
      Congrats car looks great. See you had to sneak in a pic of your other white gti

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      09-28-2012 12:36 AM #275
      Quote Originally Posted by ZACHER3tuning View Post
      what is good looking for a hatchback mean?either its good looking, or not.The mk3 IS a great looking car.Are ferrari's good looking cars for sports cars>?
      I means that any hatchback will only ever be mildly pleasant looking. It'll never really turn heads unless it's something crazy like a Renault 5 Turbo. Park a MkIII next to an XKE and it'll just blend into the background.

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