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A place for general discussion about the Golf Mk3. Released 1991 through to 1999. Covering GTD, GTI, 20th Anniversary GTI, VW Harlequin, Wolfsburg Edition, & European Tour Editions. Model designation Type 1H.

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MkIV (Mk4) Golf & Bora

A place for general discussion about the Golf Mk4 and Bora. Released late 1997 through to August 2006 it has been one of Volkswagen's most successful cars to date. With models such as the TDI, GTI, 25th Anniversary and R32. Model designation Type 1J.

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MkV (Mk5) Golf, Golf Plus & Jetta

Chat about the fifth instalment of the Golf and now Jetta legend! Released 2004 through 2009 this Generation of the VW Golf legend saw a dramatic change in style and construction of the classic Golf image. Models covered include TDI, GTI, Edition 30, Pirelli GTI and R32. Model designation Type 1K.

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MkVI (Mk6) Golf and Jetta

A place for general discussion about the Golf Mk6. Released 2009 through 2013 this later generation Golf saw many refinements to the MK5 platform along with increased economy and emissions benefits. Models covered invlude TDI, GTI, GTI Edition 35 and the Golf R. Model designation Type 5K.

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A place for general discussion about the latest edition to the Volkswagen Golf Family. Release 2012 to date.

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Discussion of theVolkswagen Touran - released in 2003 with a second generation model released in 2010. This forum covers both generations.

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Discussion of the Volkswagen Tiguan released in 2007

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Discussion of the Scirocco Mk3 - released October 2008.

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uk-mkivs Mega Meet Archive

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uk-mkivs Mega Meet 2012

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Opie Oils - Oil Recommendation

OPIE OILS has been trading since 1925 and specialises in the distribution of quality fuels and lubricants. They provide a trusted oil recommendations service for owners of nearly all makes of cars and motorcycles, from the most modern super cars to vintage and veteran cars and motorcycles. Their range covers mineral monogrades right through to super high tech race synthetics. Opie Oils also sell Brembo Brake Parts, Denso Spark Plugs, Purolator Filters, Splitfire Gauges and other Performance upgrades.
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Dedicated forum for Volkswagen Driver magazine. Details of current, forthcoming and back issues, subs offers, free ads and regular updates on the magazine's Mk 4 GTI 1.8T project car!

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PSBushings

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