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#1 CocoPops

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 07:58 PM

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New family car.

#2 rob999

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 08:09 PM

Should be a good family steed Lee. What options did you tick?

#3 CocoPops

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 08:11 PM

Performance Pack (245bhp instead of 230, bigger front brakes, mechanical LSD) DSG, Leather, rear tints, reverse camera, Dynamic Chassis Control, Dynaudio. Kept wheels at 18 for ride comfort (and tyre cost), rather than upgrade to 19s.

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 08:19 PM

Can't argue with that. thumbsup

 

Just don't like the red wheel and badge trim,



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Posted 12 January 2018 - 08:28 PM

a good choice  thumbsup 



#6 CocoPops

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 08:30 PM

I wasnt ready for Hybrid.... and Diesel? Well no chance.

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 09:28 PM

I wasnt ready for Hybrid.... and Diesel? Well no chance.

Whats wrong with hybrid diesel?! 9% BIK!!

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 11:31 PM

I wasnt ready for Hybrid.... and Diesel? Well no chance.

Whats wrong with hybrid diesel?! 9% BIK!!
A dogs for life not just for Christmas!😂

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Posted 12 January 2018 - 11:36 PM

I wasnt ready for Hybrid.... and Diesel? Well no chance.

Whats wrong with hybrid diesel?! 9% BIK!!
A dogs for life not just for Christmas!😂
Pics of your ride or stfu thumbsup

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 12:22 PM

Very nice, I have a MK7 Gti as my daily as well. 

 

I do like the subtle styling changes they have made with the interiorexterior of the MK7.5



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Posted 13 January 2018 - 01:09 PM

Looks even better in the metal. thumbsup

 

wasn't sure the 'rim tape' would work but it really does. 



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Posted 13 January 2018 - 02:01 PM

do you like the black plastic front bumper add-ons?



#13 rob999

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 04:02 PM

Rim tape?!! Burn himmmmmmm!!

#14 CocoPops

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 04:56 PM

Its not rim tape :lol: They are OEM option wheels. I didnt want Diamond cut (white worm) and didnt want 19s. So hence it was these.

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 05:31 PM

The wheel issue is something vw should sort in my view. My mk5 GTI had the white worm issue so I had them painted late on, I'm waiting for the same to happen on my mk7. You'd think vw would learn the finish doesn't last. I'll paint them when the time comes or fit some lightweights!

#16 JG

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 06:31 PM

Its not rim tape :lol: They are OEM option wheels. I didnt want Diamond cut (white worm) and didnt want 19s. So hence it was these.

 

OEM, but still rim tape :P 



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Posted 13 January 2018 - 06:33 PM

don't worry, others do it too... (i have a secret soft spot for current Type R)

 

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#18 JG

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 06:44 PM

looks right on 991.2 GT3 too - and for some reason only ever works red on red. 

 

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#19 JG

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Posted 13 January 2018 - 06:46 PM

however, the idea that diamond cut wheels will be harder to keep is probably false. They will be more prone to damage, but there are plenty of places that can repair them. 'rim tape' wheels will ruin the tape at the first curbing and i don't know who can fix them at the moment (despite it being only paint). 



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Posted 13 January 2018 - 07:38 PM

don't worry, others do it too... (i have a secret soft spot for current Type R)
 
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But the size of the new CTR...its bloody huge!




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