Welcome to mk4 ownership! Be sure to join the BurnAllTheMk4s Facebook group and ask questions like “what oil should I use”, “how do I install this BOV?”, “what’s the best cheap mod for my 2.0", “how does insurance determine arson”. Even if you know the answers its fun to watch them die lol.
Nonsense, it lines right up with that red car
Nice score! With the air ride, and rotiforms, low mileage, etc, you got a hell of a deal! I’m more concerned about what prior damage occurred to the car. The stock seats had airbags, as did the steering wheel. Is the passenger airbag still there? That is something I’d investigate ASAP and rectify. At least return… Read more
*more reliable* <-- this does not inspire confidence, especially when talking of a VAG product.
considering the unmodded one already shit itself... my hopes would not be high for a tuned one.
Also, if there’s some kind of legal action happening here it may be smartest not to talk about it until it’s fully resolved.
I am loving your stuff so far. You give me hope that perhaps Jalopnik’s best days are not behind it. Keep up the good work!
Wow! That car looks good. That color is really nice. I wish I could have gotten a blue car, but the dealer said no. Wagon? Check. Diesel? Check. Clutch pedal? Check. Since the color looks so good, we can ignore that it isn’t brown.
Don’t tell anyone, but I love stanced cars. I drove a slammed BMW e34 for years. I carried some wooden boards in the trunk to get me out of trouble. Like I couldn’t even get in my own driveway. But I’m more of a coilover guy. My worry about driving a car with airbags is an bag developing a leak and stranding you…
I believe that is a piece of red electrical tape. it definitely does not look centered or squarely applied.