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will16

Evening CP,

 

I've just bought a 6n as a cheap runabout, planning to mod it some! My first vw, but have worked on them before, its a genuine 18k car, pretty straight. Already bought coilovers for it, and have some banded steels from my mx5 to go onto it. I've also got a classic mini with a 1.8 engine, so this polo will be low and slow instead :D

 

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MartinB

Howdy! Am also from Oxfordshire - good to have you on board :)

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