Written on: 01/09/2009
The Volkswagen Golk m2 is fast becoming a classic. Ive owned 1 mk, 2 mk drivers(inc this 1) 2 mk2 gti's and a Vento.
Bought as a runabout for £250 after driving a top of the range Audi a6 and it took some getting used to but once I had it was great. None of the abs, power steering etc but great fun to drive. Its 1 of those cars where you feel the speed, 40 feels like 80 and you really feel like your foot is mm from the engine. Now it is obviously not as quick as the gti but you will be hard... (read more)
Written on: 04/08/2009
I have a 1992 Vw Golf mk2 1.6 Driver, although the exterior was amazing mechanically my golf was one of the worst! My distributor was faulty, the ignition coil was faulty, and a few other things.. since ive had it, ive replaced my original shocks with new coilovers.. switched my bottom end with a 1.8one and now the car is unbelieveable! ive never had so much fun driving a car! ive driven alot of my friends cars such as corsa's clios saxos but nothing compares.. the drive in the golf is... (read more)
Written on: 29/03/2009
I think the MK2 Golf is simply one of the best cars ever designed and made. I have a 1.6 driver and enjoy every minute of everyday driving it. I highly recommend this car to anyone intersted in getting any kind of Golf. (read more)
Written on: 09/02/2009
my one is mk2 driver is my frist car and il never drive any thing else its the best car had the pleasure to drive.
mine has gas shocks and springs at 40 mm just cause i had to replace the old ones so i got them instead
of oem ones it still handled great with the old ones.
it is one of the easiest one to learn the way of real driving
with cheep on insurance and great mpg it can give you all the driving experience you need to go on from
my next is to be 1.8 gti mk2 golf when my brother is... (read more)
Written on: 20/08/2008 by lurch676 (1 review written)
The Second MarkII VW Golf I've owned (the first being a 1.3) and I love it - bought it "without a starter motor" and then found that the lady had just flicked the immobiliser switch that some previous owner had put in.
I dunno what you mean about no grunt, drop from 5th to 3rd and FLOOR IT, watch that increase. Quite right about the driving position; I'm 6 foot 5 inches tall and I sit comfortably for up to 4-5 hours at a time. Fuel consumption is great... £15 from London to Nottingham... (read more)
Written on: 06/07/2008 by howiehucker
Love it, would reccomend but from what my mates think and I think are totally differant. Amazing driving position, spacious, great old school looks, semi gti trim inc steering wheel, sounds great standerd. (read more)
Written on: 11/02/2008
I own a 1989 golf mk2 1.6 driver, it has been recently fitted with a weber 32/34 carb, GTi front suspension and GTi interior. Even though the interior was badly put on and is now decaying, the car is in great shape. The 1.6 has enough grunt for everyday stuff and enough for some fun, but it could do with more, maybe 100bhp rather than 75bhp. Boot space is great, rear leg room is good, and driving position is perfect. The engine is noisy due to its age, but its nothing disapointing. I... (read more)
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