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AndysBluePolo

Hello everyone. After 10 years of owning aircooled VWs I decided to try the water pumpers and bought a Polo. I've always like Polos so it was an easy decision. I have had this Polo for 2 and a half years and it's the best car I've owned! My money stays in the bank unlike with my Beetles and T3! 

 

It was registered in the Netherlands in 1991, but built 1990. It's a 1.3i.

 

This is how it looked when I bought it.

23126322366_cd3c1ea54a_z.jpgDSC_0667 by Andy, on Flickr

23162835302_65bd359bc2_z.jpgDSC_0666 by Andy, on Flickr

23162815332_d2cf8c1ee2_z.jpgDSC_0668 by Andy, on Flickr

 

Since then I have fitted a tow hook and passenger side mirror. Mother nature decided it needed some body work modifications and threw hail stones the size of fists at it! I manage to pull the big dents out, but it now has lots of tiny dents all over it.

 

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Elijah

Lovely car mate  - looks well tidy.

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10 minutes ago, Elijah said:

Lovely car mate  - looks well tidy.

Thanks. I wish it still looked this way, the dents from the hail are annoying. It was low mileage when I bought it, and still is, under 130,000 KM on the clock now. The interior is in great condition. No rust either! Finally a solid VW! lol

 

 

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MonsterL35YFP

Could you not have the dents popped out? A mate of mine had Toyota glanza that got dented all over the roof by hail 

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I bought a little dent remover thing, it took most of the dents out and left smaller dents. The only other way to totally remove them would involve welding a stick on the dent and pulling it out. Then I'd need a respray. Can't afford that. It wasn't a show car to start with so it carries its story with it now. Battle scars! I was lucky, my girlfriends car got written off, it looked like a golf ball and had its front window smashed. Am just glad my blue tinted glass didn't break, that'd be a nightmare to replace!

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MonsterL35YFP

Ah that's fair enough I do know someone who is building a spray booth in the Leicester area, so if at any point you do want to sort mate he'll probably do you a good price and im pretty sure he knows someone who will do dents aswel 

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AndysBluePolo

Am in the Netherlands, but thanks for the tip. I won't be respraying it. I did that with my old beetle and then you're always thinking about getting scratches and dents. Now I don't have that worry! lol

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