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Old 11th April 2007, 10:05   #16
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What a wonderful machine. I was hoping youd pick it up the day you told me about it. Glad its standing your garage now . Hope to see it soon
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Simply awesome......... i love this car....... will wait paitently for the reports you throw at us.............. She's a keeper!!!!
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Old 11th April 2007, 10:42   #18
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Congrats thats a real got hatch you got. and looking at the condition, its a steal. have fun driving her around.
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Congratulations Gogi what you have is a true collectible!!! Starter of the Hot-Hatch phenomenon worldwide & a benchmark handler in its days & for many more years afterwards!!!

She looks to be in great shape, make sure the owner's "Mods" are un-done properly!! Looking forward to driving her around when she's in tip-top shapeb soon!
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congratulation man,awsome car.
any plan for modification,costumizing or..???
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eep...! congratulations, celebrations, jubilations...! great buy, you can never pay too much for an early GTi...the mk 1s are still made in africa you know? She looks pretty neat, and a small amount of surfing online will confirm your engine specs....or write in to VW, send them 25$ and get yourself a Birthcertificate for the car.

heres the 25th million VW from wolfsburg, and the 10 millionth golf...both I shot at VWs museum in Wolfsburg.



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Old 11th April 2007, 11:38   #22
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Nice car you've bought yourself dude, congrats...
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Old 11th April 2007, 12:31   #23
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Thanks all of you for your encouragement.

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Nice very nice. the instruments look very similar to a 118NE. really nice with the colour LED's.

The blaupunkt system fits well in the dash and doesnt look out of place.

ps: Are you planning on keeping the playboy sticker?
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Congratulations Gogi what you have is a true collectible!!! Starter of the Hot-Hatch phenomenon worldwide & a benchmark handler in its days & for many more years afterwards!!!

She looks to be in great shape, make sure the owner's "Mods" are un-done properly!! Looking forward to driving her around when she's in tip-top shapeb soon!
Absolutely sir!!

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congratulation man,awsome car.
any plan for modification,costumizing or..???
Im off to the us in the next few days, needless to say im compiling a shopping list Any suggestions on this front are welcome always.

@ Ajmat- you're right about the brakes bro, thats the reason why its going to the garage today!
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congrats man...
love the golf very much..

there' so much u can do to the golf in term of engine and body mods..

i have a magazine which is based on mod jobs for the golf... and after going thru it i really fell in love with the car
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@ V-16 - congrats buddy! she is beautiful. take care of her. and yeah! '"shopping" kar ke hee ana'. take care.
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My suggestions would be the following :

- Get a good music system. Probably a high end one which would not look out of place here. Something like the Blaupunkt ones without feather-touch buttons, and a black faced system (not a silver finish).

- Dish alloys.

- Chrome GTI badges on the front grille.

- A good set of number plates. Probably an embossed one or if you could source those VW company plates from the US.

- Tinted windows.

- Extra light next to the each headlight.



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wooo man nice car and i somehow like the colour to btw how much did you pay for the car i have a eye on a golf for long time its a 2 door left hand drive and the owner says its a gti but he keeps saying it not for sale
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Thanks Gordon for this lovely pic.
Yes I did buy it from the same guy.
The GTi as clicked by Gordon before it was handed over to me.
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Gogi, are those genuine VW wheels?
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man, you are really lucky! at the right place at the right time!
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