I miss my old Scion TC. Supercharged, full suspension, decent stereo, custom paint, added leather interior.... etc.. never should have sold it.
2008 Jetta Wolfsburg which was my first car. Got it as a gift at 16 and kept it nearly perfect until my license got revoked due to speeding tickets. I didn't want the car sitting outside (no garage at my apartment) so I sold it to my best friend for $1500. He's like a brother to me so I have him a good deal also knowing that it needed a few things. He proceeded to neglect it and blew the engine because he waited wayyyyy too long to change the oil. I forgave him of course because he's a great dude but man did it hurt when he called me and broke the news. I wish I waited a few months, put it back on the road and kept modifying it. I have a '17 GLI now and it's just not the same. He now drives a Scion iM and we rip on him constantly about oil changes.
Here's how she sat when I owned her:
Here's how she looked before we donated her:
My 89 GTI 16v. Originally a 1.8 16v, I swapped in a 2.0 block, CBR 900 RR carbs, decked head with 3 angle valve job, autotech cams, Eurosport header, TT exhaust, Girling 60 calipers and Corrado 11" rotors.
I would love to have a second chance at that car. It was truly a street legal go kart. I couldn't afford to keep it when I first got my M5, but I have missed it since. The M5 is a better car in every way, but they are still different tools for different jobs. Every time I drive the tail of the dragon, I can't help but think what it would be like to do it in the GTI.
(Fram filter just during the first few miles after the engine build.)
For me its my 2004 330ci that had an SMG transmission (not the same unit in the M3). That car was just a pleasure to drive, but I had to let it go for something newer that could handle the driving I would be doing. If i could walk into BMW and buy a factory new E46 I would.
My 2004 Neon R/T is one that got away for me. I traded it in for a Mk4 GTI like a big, dumb idiot.
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I wish I had a cool car.
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