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Only 5 Days until the Faction32 [email protected] Meet guys...

 

there is a thread on here already for it so please check it out for all the details:

 

http://www.vwroc.com/forums/topic/14919-faction32-presents-vagthe-fairmile-saturday-meet/

 

Looking at making this a regular thing guys so please feel free to invite any other VAG car owners you know along with you.

 

hopefully see some of you there

 

Chris :)

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