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      08-03-2019, 11:59 AM   #45
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The GLI will have tons of problems. It is the nature of German cars, but VW products are notorious for poor quality control. Also, it's FWD with a rear beam axle with a tiny weak little 4-cylinder engine.
Wrong...

Independent rear suspension, strong 2.0 liter 4 cylinder turbo engine.

Also, as I said earlier in this thread, the GLI is one of the most solid cars I've driven, so very good quality.

It's okay, would expect nothing less from you.
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      08-03-2019, 12:18 PM   #46
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      08-03-2019, 12:20 PM   #47
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Wrong...

Independent rear suspension, strong 2.0 liter 4 cylinder turbo engine.

Also, as I said earlier in this thread, the GLI is one of the most solid feeling cars I've driven, so very good quality.

It's okay, would expect nothing less from you.
After all this time you should know better than to let Unhappy Jose get to you. The guy is an idiot!
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      08-03-2019, 12:25 PM   #48
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After all this time you should know better than to let Unhappy Jose get to you. The guy is an idiot!
Agree partly, and no, he doesn't get to me. Just needed to make a couple points clear in my post above.
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      08-03-2019, 10:39 PM   #49
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The guy is an idiot!
The guy is actually amusing. He has coffee with his own sock puppet. lol

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      08-04-2019, 09:16 PM   #50
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Hey Esteban... I already mentioned the three fantastic VW's that I owned during my youth. My only bad experience with a VW was the 1980 Rabbit purchased new by my former wife. It was an early US production model, assembled in Westmoreland, PA and it sucked big time. Hard to believe, but the first problem we had was that the wiring for the AC blower was installed incorrectly, so the blower actually pulled air out of the cabin and expelled it to the outside of the car. This did not happen when running the heater... only the AC. What a mystery. I forget how that was fixed. A few weeks later, the car regurgitated about a gallon of gasoline out of the filler neck at high pressure right past the filler cap while sitting in the garage overnight. 'Happy', the salesman thought the answer was to only fill the tank half full. Har-dee-har-har! I was enraged. Took them a month to decide that the emission canister that processed gas fumes was defective or clogged and another month to have a new one delivered. The new one fixed the problem, but my poor wife lived in fear of lit cigarettes whizzing out of leading car windows for eight solid weeks. Yeah, I know... I should have demanded a loaner, but in my own defense, I was only 26 years old and didn't know any better. I will also just mention in passing the incredible 6 month wheel arch rust, the horrible paint job and the wimpy struts.

Anyway, relax Steve-O. I am quite sure that VW has their act back together by now.

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      08-04-2019, 09:39 PM   #51
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Thanks, Mack.

Totally chilled now...

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The GLI will have tons of problems. It is the nature of German cars, but VW products are notorious for poor quality control. Also, it's FWD with a rear beam axle with a tiny weak little 4-cylinder engine.

When my 135i hits the 10 year ownership mark, out the door it goes. It'll be in great shape, because I don't flog it and carefully service it. I'll be going back to Mazda for sure!
The Jetta has not used a rear beam axle since the sixth generation, more specifically the absolute cheapest, base-model variant with the old 8-valve 2.0 engine. They did this to undercut pricing of the Honda Civic, Toyota Camry, and other econoboxes back in 2011.
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My detailer just sent this pic and I wanted to share it with you guys. Looking good so far...

I know, it ain't no 1er, but it's mine and I love it!
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      08-05-2019, 05:22 PM   #54
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My detailer just sent this pic and I wanted to share it with you guys. Looking good so far...

I know, it ain't no 1er, but it's mine and I love it!
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My detailer just sent this pic and I wanted to share it with you guys. Looking good so far...

I know, it ain't no 1er, but it's mine and I love it!
Any plans for mods?
Seen some tuned GLI's on YouTube...
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My detailer just sent this pic and I wanted to share it with you guys. Looking good so far...

I know, it ain't no 1er, but it's mine and I love it!
Any plans for mods?
Seen some tuned GLI's on YouTube...
No. Keeping it stock.
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My detailer just sent this pic and I wanted to share it with you guys. Looking good so far...

I know, it ain't no 1er, but it's mine and I love it!
Any plans for mods?
Seen some tuned GLI's on YouTube...
No. Keeping it stock.
Kool!
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      08-05-2019, 08:25 PM   #58
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Clean black looks amazing on almost any car.
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      08-05-2019, 08:36 PM   #59
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Yeah, for a couple days. lol
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      08-06-2019, 09:31 AM   #60
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So, 2-3 weeks and you already have the thing detailed? Seems you like that car. Enjoy.
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      08-06-2019, 12:10 PM   #61
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So, 2-3 weeks and you already have the thing detailed? Seems you like that car. Enjoy.
Yep, made the appointment the day I got the car. Didn't see any reason to wait.
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