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Offline imprezzaworks

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Re: Advice - returning to stock vs not before sale
« Reply #15 on: September 14, 2021, 09:21:09 am »
Wonder what mines worth.

57 plate 5door in black with 81k. Lowered on h&r with a k&n filter.

No rust on good condition.

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Re: Advice - returning to stock vs not before sale
« Reply #16 on: September 14, 2021, 09:28:23 am »
I think the mods are decent would interest me more than put me off.

I bought mine with a miltek cat back, r32 rear lights and better clocks.

When someone comes for a test drive you could always offer to include the standard airbox in case the ramair isn't for them.

Yes, it needs paint but I'd rather have a mechanically sound car needing paint than one where the current owner "lost the history in a house move" with mint paint work.

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Re: Advice - returning to stock vs not before sale
« Reply #17 on: September 15, 2021, 11:42:08 am »
If you're not in a rush, you could try it up for £5K with a view of accepting 4?

As for the rust, don't get gunned down on price too much for that.  It's really minor. Nothing more than a sand back and repaint in those areas. A lot of mobile detailers have those fine mist modelling spray guns these days and could easily sort that.

Otherwise it's a new tailgate, door skin and wings to be really thorough about it, but not even I would bother doing that pre-sale tbh, and actually, I reckon fresh panels against paint work that old and weathered would stand out more than patch ups.

Good luck.  A Golf R estate isn't a bad upgrade  :happy2:



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