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Offline Dave Y

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Hello everyone
« on: February 01, 2019, 08:25:37 PM »
Joined up to pick your brains.
I am looking to buy an Edition 30.
What do i have to look out for ?
Dsg or manual ?
Must have fsh .
Are high miles an issue ?
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Re: Hello everyone
« Reply #1 on: February 03, 2019, 05:23:33 PM »
it seems a bit quiet in here.
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Re: Hello everyone
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2019, 10:43:56 AM »
Welcome to the forum Dave  :happy2:

Lots of things to look out for, main one being looking through invoices and make sure it has had regular oil services, DSG should have been serviced every 40k miles, make sure cambelt & waterpump have also been done around the 40-60k mark. Check sills and arches for rust. Easy enough to tell upon inspecting these whether they have been well cared for or not. Well worth looking over the forums and facebook pages for an enthusiast owned one before delving into ebay/autotrader etc.

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Re: Hello everyone
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2019, 08:39:19 PM »
I thought I had found one in Leicester but they wanted to charge me £149 admin fee and wouldn’t budge on the price. I think they were called Parkway or something similar.
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Re: Hello everyone
« Reply #4 on: February 05, 2019, 09:37:24 AM »
Not the best time of year to buy/sell cars so may be worth holding out till you find the right one.

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Re: Hello everyone
« Reply #5 on: February 05, 2019, 11:15:30 AM »
The.car looked alright,I didn’t like the admin fee £149 !!
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Re: Hello everyone
« Reply #6 on: February 09, 2019, 03:19:47 PM »
Bought one today
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Re: Hello everyone
« Reply #7 on: February 09, 2019, 03:54:16 PM »
What's the spec? Any pics?

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Re: Hello everyone
« Reply #8 on: February 09, 2019, 04:30:26 PM »
57 plate
DSG
FSH
Red
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Re: Hello everyone
« Reply #9 on: February 09, 2019, 08:17:38 PM »
we need pics

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Re: Hello everyone
« Reply #10 on: February 09, 2019, 08:31:50 PM »
i will sort some out tomorrow
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