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YoYo_Punto
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   13th Aug 05 at 16:58   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Any1 got any opinions on these golfs, possibly looking into getting for for around 2k. any advice on what to look for and experiences on whether they are good cars etc...

they ever been tested on top gear?

thanks

Jon

[Edited on 13-08-2005 by YoYo_Punto]
CorsaControl
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www.carsurvey.org

They are quite slow but look and sound good IMO
YoYo_Punto
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i thought they were 0-60 about 8 ish secs?
thats not too slow!!! considering
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quote:
Originally posted by YoYo_Punto
i thought they were 0-60 about 8 ish secs?
thats not too slow!!! considering


for a 2.0 that is slow. but u can make em look vey nice. like ICYs for example
mk4_astra
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overall good car if your not that bothered about performance, but there still fairly nippy. would try and stretch to a vr6
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they are good solid cars look in my garage for pics ov mine! mines the 2.0 8v good reliable cars 16v cost abit more to maintain as the 8v are alot easyer to work on!
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look out for worn rear axel bushes as cost about 200-300 to fix rust around boot window and on door sills! a well maintained golf shud be pretty much rust free
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vr6 drink petrol for fun and arent that much quiker than the 16v unless u plan on supercharging
YoYo_Punto
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ok thanks for info, what else is ther to consider for a fairy quick car for 2K?
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pre 1999 seat ibiza 2.0 16v gti cupras are quik same engine as the golf with polo chasis
YoYo_Punto
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but for 2k?
Icy
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mines 96 P reg
i like it, fast enough for me for now coming from a 1.2 8v corsa.

from this
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to



got mine for 2.8k with 88k miles

check for rust spot under the door sidesill seal
might be rust bubbles behind the plastic arch trims too

[Edited on 14-08-2005 by Icy]
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they do look very nice
whast their relieability like?
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anymore advice? 8v or 16v?
what cars can these beat?
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very reliable solid cars, will go on forever if they've been looked after. would imagine these are on par with 306 xsi, bmw 323, mk4 astra 2.0 sri
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for 2k i would buy a nice mk2 golf gti 16v
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ok thanks, also been looking at a saxo vts, seta ibiza 2.0 gti. I cant think of anythign else for 2k on par with speed with my 106 gti
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quote:
Originally posted by YoYo_Punto
ok thanks, also been looking at a saxo vts, seta ibiza 2.0 gti. I cant think of anythign else for 2k on par with speed with my 106 gti


MK2 Astra GTE, might even find one with a LET for an extra 500-600
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quote:
Originally posted by YoYo_Punto
anymore advice? 8v or 16v?
what cars can these beat?


2.0 8v 115bhp
2.0 16v 150bhp
CorsaControl
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quote:
Originally posted by YoYo_Punto
ok thanks, also been looking at a saxo vts, seta ibiza 2.0 gti. I cant think of anythign else for 2k on par with speed with my 106 gti


I would buy either a Golf or nice V6 or 2.0L 16v calibra with leather interior, heated seats etc... Or BMW 325..for some rwd fun?

Why would you part ex a 106 GTI for a Saxo VTS
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not trading to a vts, need to clear a few debts get somethign abit older
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what sorta bhp can these cars put out? with a few mods etc..? the 2.0 16v
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golf gti is slower than a 106 gti

megane coupe phase 1, 2l 16v F7R engine from clio williams, 0-60 7.6

all the gadgets inside too

[Edited on 14-08-2005 by Skinz]
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ok thanks
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forgot it shares the lump with the renault sport spyder and is good for 140mph

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