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Re: Martin's Tornado Red DSG Edition 30
« Reply #75 on: March 19, 2017, 01:45:33 AM »
I'm not seeing VW making a GTI with AWD. That's R territory. Even today's Clubsport S Edition 40 is FWD with a LSD. :smiley:

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Re: Martin's Tornado Red DSG Edition 30
« Reply #76 on: March 19, 2017, 08:29:46 AM »
4 wheel drive conversion maybe ?  :wink:
Now that would be amazing lol such a shame the ed30 didn't get it from the factory, would have completed the whole package!

To be honest it baffles me why they didn't. If we look at it car wise (excluding the R32 as it doesn't have a turbo) if they did make it AWD surely it would of made it a better option and direct competitor with the Audi S3 that was out at the time.

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Yeah I know I've always thought the same, I nearly bought an s3 for that reason but I think the ed30 looks so much nicer and stands out more, there's just so many audi's on the road nowadays so the s3 just blends in & doesn't look as special imo. Might just have to get a mk6 R if funds let me ;)


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Re: Martin's Tornado Red DSG Edition 30
« Reply #77 on: March 19, 2017, 08:34:16 AM »
I'm not seeing VW making a GTI with AWD. That's R territory. Even today's Clubsport S Edition 40 is FWD with a LSD. :smiley:
Yeah you make a good point actually, I forgot the ed40 came with fwd too! Suppose Vw has to keep things different for various models as it would be like buying the same car just with a different look.


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Re: Martin's Tornado Red DSG Edition 30
« Reply #78 on: March 23, 2017, 09:55:29 PM »
Hi Martin,

Can't believe you're selling up! Actually I can, as I'm in a similar boat and will be selling up soon as well. I'm sick of the manual and want an auto (grass is always greener on the other side).

I put my BCS and Ramair up for sale just last night and both have sold already. I didn't have any other performance mods, so it'll go up for sale soon after they have been removed.

Gonna miss the car, but I also want a 4WD. I think it's needed in the UK, with the weather that we have for most of the year.

I quite like the Audi S5 to be honest. Big V8 and 4WD. Never had a V8 so need to tick that box. It's been one of my favourite cars for a long time now, just haven't been able to afford it before.

If I was keeping my car, I would have had your brakes off you. I've been in two minds for a while now, but in the end decided to let it go and move on.
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Martin's Tornado Red DSG Edition 30
« Reply #79 on: March 23, 2017, 10:48:27 PM »
Hi Martin,

Can't believe you're selling up! Actually I can, as I'm in a similar boat and will be selling up soon as well. I'm sick of the manual and want an auto (grass is always greener on the other side).

I put my BCS and Ramair up for sale just last night and both have sold already. I didn't have any other performance mods, so it'll go up for sale soon after they have been removed.

Gonna miss the car, but I also want a 4WD. I think it's needed in the UK, with the weather that we have for most of the year.

I quite like the Audi S5 to be honest. Big V8 and 4WD. Never had a V8 so need to tick that box. It's been one of my favourite cars for a long time now, just haven't been able to afford it before.

If I was keeping my car, I would have had your brakes off you. I've been in two minds for a while now, but in the end decided to let it go and move on.
Hi Rash,

I've been thinking about selling up for a few weeks now won't be yet probably in a month or so, due to this I thought it would be pointless modding the car any further so I sold the brakes, I'm just starting to get a little bored lately & I'm the opposite to you as I really want a manual again lol

That's good news on selling the exhaust & intake so fast, I'll be selling my Bcs & revo intake when I come to selling the car too so I'll probably ask the same money for my exhaust as you did!

4WD is a must for me next time after owning the ed30 over winter it made me realise how much I need it if I'm going to get something with similar power.

Audi s5 is a good shout, lovely looking cars and that v8 would be awesome with the 4WD and obviously the sound would be unreal!

I think everyone gets to that point no matter how much you love your car I've owned my ed30 for a year now and it's been brilliant and gets a lot of attention, not sure what I want next yet so for now I'll keep it.

You will have to let me know if you end up getting a s5 as I'd love to come and have a look at it myself as I've never been in one, plus I want to hear that v8 growl :)






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Re: Martin's Tornado Red DSG Edition 30
« Reply #80 on: Yesterday at 12:47:00 PM »
All this selling talk has me feeling a bit sad   :signLOL: but I hope you guys will stay on the forum when you have your new pride and joys.

I completely understand where you are coming from concerning the 4WD stuff it is essential in the UK if you want driveability and to get the power down properly. Golf R or RS3 8P for me in the next few years if my finances allow for that

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Re: Martin's Tornado Red DSG Edition 30
« Reply #81 on: Yesterday at 07:53:06 PM »
All this selling talk has me feeling a bit sad   :signLOL: but I hope you guys will stay on the forum when you have your new pride and joys.

I completely understand where you are coming from concerning the 4WD stuff it is essential in the UK if you want driveability and to get the power down properly. Golf R or RS3 8P for me in the next few years if my finances allow for that
Haha sorry mate, I will be sad the day the car sells even if I am ready for a change, I will definitely stay on the forum without a doubt, everyone on here are so friendly & very helpful.

Yeah I think a lot of people decide to go 4wd after having a mk5 gti for that reason! I'm tempted on a Golf R tbh just not sure wether funds will let me atm just need the prices to drop that little bit more on them!


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