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Old 25th August 2008, 16:52   #91
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If it is such a bad deal then why am I not able to find any RSs in the market?
That is probably because most of the RSs change hands within the friends' circles, only the unsaleable or owner in a hurry comes out to a dealer.
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If it is such a bad deal then why am I not able to find any RSs in the market?
One of my friend who owns an RS claimes that there are only 4 of them sold in Bangalore! Not sure how true it is. Or it must be some special edition of RS he owns.
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One of my friend who owns an RS claimes that there are only 4 of them sold in Bangalore! Not sure how true it is. Or it must be some special edition of RS he owns.

He probably owns the RS combi!! There were no 'Special Editions' for the RS!
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Some good news might be around the corner.
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He probably owns the RS combi!! There were no 'Special Editions' for the RS!
No his is not a staion wagon version of RS. I have seen his car.
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The suspension is hard
You cant sit in the same position for a long drive
you have to get out of it for a while ( Atleast with me)
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Old 26th August 2008, 10:52   #97
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It's shocking how many people take their cars to manufacturer dealers, reproduce their information here, and claim to know about cars.

I don't own an RS. I don't even know a Skoda. But I did own a Jetta 1.8T Turbo (same car, different body, different badge) and I'll tell you that it's not an easy car to maintain. The biggest problem these cars have are the ignition components and their water pumps.

I also faced experiences with some electricals. All in all, I'd say the 1.8T engine is not frugal enough, not reliable enough for this country. Go with the 1.9Tdi and make it look an RS
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hey man ! If u got the moolaah, and if it is the car of your dreams , go for it , i know its easy to just sit and say anything, but i feel skoda's quality is top notch, and lets hope there's no major fault in car , moreover you can get it checked by an auth skoda dealer, who would assist you.
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he biggest problem these cars have are the ignition components and their water pumps.
ignition components - yes- the coil packs are fragile earlier ones much so
water pumps - pre 2004 cars had a plastic impeller which split or disintegrated, the RS's in India are after that era so are safe (I hope!)
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I just picked up my Yellow RS today at 10 pm. Its an awesome ride in mint stock condition. I have rarely experienced this kind of exhiliration in a car but this comes packed with raw raw raw power. I love the gadgetry. Need to figure the buttons and switches tomorrow morning.


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Finally!!! Congratulations Redsfx. Welcome to the turbo petrol club. Happy driving! Now, as is the norm I start shouting for pics pics pics.
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@RedSfx Congrats
Post some pics of your ride

I guess its time to change your ALias from Redsfx>>>Yellow VRS
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Thanks guys. Just drove the car to work and it flies. Before I knew it I was in office. Only problem I really faced with the car is
1.) Too many people drooling around the car
2.) Many many jealous faces around.

Any ideas how to solve these problems?

Will post the pics by this weekend max.

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Thanks guys. Just drove the car to work and it flies. Before I knew it I was in office. Only problem I really faced with the car is
1.) Too many people drooling around the car
2.) Many many jealous faces around.

Any ideas how to solve these problems?

Will post the pics by this weekend max.

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Congrats on the new ride. I guess these problems can never be resolved

How much did you pay for it ? And did you buy it from Chennai ?
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Congrats on the new ride. I guess these problems can never be resolved

How much did you pay for it ? And did you buy it from Chennai ?

Thanks dude. I paid close to 7 inclusive of all the other expenses such as paying the guy who helped me get the car etc. The car is from Chennai.


And btw is the alpine in the RS ipod compatible. What do I do or get to get my ipod to work with the alpine?

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