Learn me on new Rabbits

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  1. ProgWRX

    ProgWRX Citizen Dildo

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    I currently own a 05 Legacy GT. I love it but since im going to law school in about a year im looking at trading down to a less expensive car (going to be working half the hours i work now). Im kinda liking the new Rabbits, id probably go for the 4 door. I know its german made, so i guess it should be better in reliability than the previous Mexi/BRazil VWs? What else should i know about these ? Should i go for it? Im not too bothered by losing the AWD or the speed/power of the LGT, since my priorities have changed.

    Also if ppl could post hot looking ones? :cool:
     
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    I too am interested in this.
     
  3. you know me

    you know me OT where the douchbags play

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    170hp, low price, nice on the inside....if I wasn't looking at a gti, I'd probably rock one.
     
  4. ProgWRX

    ProgWRX Citizen Dildo

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    how is the reliability so far? VW always seems to suck at it lately but i thought that since the rabbit is german made it would be better than their mexican/brazilian counterparts?
     
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    Chris87 flatoutperformance.com

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    ProgWRX Citizen Dildo

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    I prefer not to go to car specific boards, they tend to be full of either biased fanboys or idiots (in Vortex would be stretched tire idiots).
     
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    Chris87 flatoutperformance.com

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    Well if you see past all the retards, that site (in the FAQ's or do a search) has THE largest wealth of information on VW's in the world.
     
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    you know me OT where the douchbags play

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    vwvortex blows....but I haven't found a better board....how sad is that
     
  9. kuwolde

    kuwolde Tea Baggin

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    I've been looking here lately at them as well. I've found that you can also find some decent info on www.rabbitownersclub.com.
     
  10. peoplescar

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    its not too bad :dunno:

    in the older forums its normal. you get into the MKIV and MKV forums and everyone is a fucking retard.

    "what rimz should i get"
    "new rimz pics!!!!!!"
    "my window regulators broke, my life is over!"
    "post pics of hot cars"
    "madd ice in mah whip!!!"

    basically :mamoru:

    anyway, you're talking about the rabbit...

    the 5cyl is nice but with a fully loaded rabbit you can buy a GTI so why not just buy a GTI. unless you are just going to buy the base model.

    the 150 hp 5cyl is not worth it if you're going to get it fully loaded
    might as well go for the 200hp GTI. easily upgraded if your into modfying.

    if you're not into tuning the car just buy a base rabbit and use it as the daily. all depends on what your looking for :)
     
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    Correct me if I'm wrong but the 07 GTIs come in 4door body style. Thats always an option.
     
  12. peoplescar

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    indeed they do
     
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    Learn me on the "easy tuning" you're referring to :x:
     
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    ProgWRX Citizen Dildo

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    If i can get rid of my car i was offered an awesome deal on a leftover 06' manual tranny forester XT which would really fit what i want. :o
     
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    Chris87 flatoutperformance.com

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    30min with a REVO, APR, or Neuspeed dealer and $500 later and you have an extra 50hp and 80lbs-ft of tq.
     
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    ChosenGSR Mama always said you'd be the chosen one

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    I am eying one of those foresters myself. Well not the XT but possibly a XS. I need something to relieve my M3 from daily duties at some point later this year.
     
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    damn but the move from an M3 to a ~170hp car would be pretty harsh...
     
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    ChosenGSR Mama always said you'd be the chosen one

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    Not getting rid of the M3, I just don't want to drive it daily.
     
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    werd, then its :cool:
     
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    I hear the engine is thrashy and awful and the handling is lame.

    Why not get a used Impreza TS/WRX wagon or something?
     
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    because they are shitty
     
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    Fail.
     
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    i want something cheaper than a WRX wagon, so im leaning towards a leftover 06 turbo forester they can give me a great deal on.
     
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    its never been sold, it has some serious discounts. im guessing the reason why its never been sold is the color combo, its garnet red with tan leather interior, manual tranny. im thinking the ppl ionterested in a manual trans turbo forester dont normally go for that subdued exterior/interior combo.
     
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