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    1. 08-18-2019 02:42 PM #1
      Looking to buy a Mk4 GLI. Although I am fairly familiar with the 1.8ts and these jettas I am just wondering if there are specific red flags or issues that I should be looking for on these cars when buying or viewing from private sellers.

      Thanks in advance

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    3. Member Brake Weight's Avatar
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      Jul 27th, 2006
      Southern Miss
      2004.5 f23 GLi, '99 Taco on 33s
      08-18-2019 02:59 PM #2
      Crub rash on the RCs. Front lower lip repaired, replaced, or replaced with nonOEM. Driver’s side seat likely needs a new left cushion. Everything else is just about the same as any other mk4.
      Quote Originally Posted by Anony00GT View Post
      Who's the idiot that deleted the EVAP solenoid?

    4. 09-19-2019 01:06 PM #3
      I wouldn't be too worried about slight curb rash on the wheels as it's not a very hard fix. As mentioned previously about the front lip, also the sides as discount tire, and other shops love to not use blocks Personally I would just try to find one that is not molested as you'll never know if it was beat on etc. I have had no out of the ordinary issues with mine so best of luck.

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