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  1. Patrick

    Insurance companies for younger R owners

    Cheapest quote I got was from Elephant via Confused.com. Been thinking about my renewal and hoping it's favorable, due in March. Hope you find something!
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    Which number plates?

    I went for aluminium press plates - they look great, simple to wipe clean and easy to stick on . No experience with any others but the 4D do look good!
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    How old are we all?

    25, got my R about a week before my birthday this year.
  4. I had the exact same issue with places local to me. Ended up putting the car on my ramps and doing it myself. Cutting the pipe was frustrating but, once it was done hearing the change was reward enough!
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    R600 VAG

    Not sure why I've only just started following this.. Insane build!
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    37400 64 plate owned since March
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    Indicator Always Running

    Made me think of a guy I always see hanging around Tesco car park by me.. then I realised it's the same guy. I like the look but, don't think I'd have them on mine.
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    Rear disks and pads

    Been looking at the same Brembo stuff on ECP for a while now. If you do go ahead I'd be interested to see what they're like.
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    What did you do to your R today?

    Snap! It's almost the weekend....
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    What was your previous car before the R

    Been driving for 3 years. Had a T Reg dirty green 1.4l astra for a matter of months then pick up a 16 plate 1.4l Na Corsa which I had just under 2 years. Golf R since end of March and never looked back. Quite a jump from ~90hp corsa to ~300hp R!
  11. Nothing for me. Although I was running late for work last week and hit 50 in a 30 before I knew it. Saw a police car going the opposite way so, lifted off started to break and just got a thumbs up 😥. Left me thinking I'd rather be late than get points/lose my licence.
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    Res Delete

    I think I have the same pipe. Finding it hard to get someone to fit it for me though! Are you fitting it yourself or getting someone else to do it?
  13. So, yesterday I drove down to Tesco to grab some lunch. Parked away from the entrance and as far from other cars as I could, as I usually do. No cars to my right hand side and a little red Hyundai a few bays away on the left. Walking towards the entrance I realise that I left my phone in the car. Turned around to see a trolley with shopping in had gone for a wonder from behind the red car and was heading straight for the R! The couple who were putting their shopping in the boot hadn't noticed and luckily I was able to run over and grab it before it dinged my car. They apologised and luckily it was just a near miss, no damage done 😓 What's the worst thing you've seen or had happen to you in a car park?
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    Clutch Issue

    Finally got the car back on Tuesday. The clutch pedal itself feels more firm than before, more composed almost. Happy to be back in the R. Will put the warranty stuff down to experience...
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    Clutch Issue

    Wouldn't say super light, it feels.. normal? Not much help I suspect but, I've not got much to compare to - sorry!