Go to car

Latest Comments
Car: Fpost   By: wannabemustangjockey   Comment: "Here you go. https://sfbay.craigslist.org/sfc/cto/..."
Car: Fpost   By: ricerocketboy   Comment: "Might trade hybrid life for truck life once again ..."
Car: 60226   By: wannabemustangjockey   Comment: "If it was an early C1 it could be dolled up as Fli..."
Car: 60226   By: DiRF   Comment: "Kinda odd to have a St. Louis 'Vette dolled up as ..."
Car: Fpost   By: DiRF   Comment: ""Whoever just told the 747 pilot to eject... that'..."
See last 25 comments
 Go to

Next picture
Ricecop Home
Bling Bling
Free Post

 Top 10

Top 10 Ricers
Top 10 Non-Ricers
Top 10 Other Good
Top 10 Other Bad

 New & Retired

Newest Images
Retired Images


Submit a picture
Profile Lookup
Site Log
Leader Board
Site Stats

 Online Now

0 Ricecops
1 Guests

Detailed List




Remember Login?

Sign up!
Why sign up?
Forgot my password

This image has expired.

Final Stats:

Total Votes 0
Average Score 0.00
Verdict Not Rice

Picture Information
URL: http://riceornot.ricecop.com/?auto=94886
Submitted by: Sensekhmet
Comments: 32  (Read/Post)     Favorites: 0  (View)
Submitted on: 05-29-2016
View Stats Category: Car
My new car: 2008 VW Polo GTi.



Showing page: 1 of 2
1 2 ]

5-29-2016 @ 08:26:57 AM
Posted By : Driven_out Reply | Edit | Del
another one?

5-29-2016 @ 09:30:33 AM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
#1, Damn, have you ever met my niece? That's exactly what she said (pun NOT intended, she's 12)... 94745

5-29-2016 @ 09:47:29 AM
Posted By : DiRF  Reply | Edit | Del
Oh I LOVE those seats.

5-29-2016 @ 01:36:58 PM
Posted By : wannabemustangjockey Reply | Edit | Del
#3, http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m...2o14_r2_400.gif

5-29-2016 @ 10:57:42 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
#3, It does not specifically say Recaro on them, but that's how a picture a classic Recaro seat: cloth, with lots of soft* side support.

* Previous gen Clio RS has stiff side support... nice way to disable yourself just getting in by heavily bruising your left tigh.

5-29-2016 @ 11:16:46 PM
Posted By : DiRF  Reply | Edit | Del
#5, I... couldn't care less regarding brand of the seats... my love is basically because of what wimbles referenced.

5-30-2016 @ 02:00:32 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
#6, I was referring more to the "Recaro style" seat than to the brand itself. The plaid design is obviously a GTI thing, but it looks like they lost the golf ball shifter somewhere along the way...

6-01-2016 @ 09:34:21 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
First check up done and it looks like there is nothing wrong with it save for driveshaft innerboots.
I can hardly believe it...
Now to break in my GreenStuffs and 'Ring, here I come!

6-04-2016 @ 12:29:17 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
#8, Huh, got the bill... that's 2/3rd of my paycheck gone o_O The labor here is horribly expensive, 80 EUR per hour. Body and paint is over 100 EUR.

6-05-2016 @ 01:29:21 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
Yeah, Rheinland-Pfalz it is not a bad place for a car guy...
Still need to be bedded in:

7-03-2016 @ 02:10:47 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
I guess I need to get acquainted with Castrol SRF. Did 4 laps yesterday and around the middle of the first one I got the dredded soft pedal... fuuuuck. The good news is that the car save for that feels perfectly happy to lap the Nordschleife lap after lap. Engine temperature is fine, suspension works really well (but it's annoyingly crashy on the road), steering feel is good, it does not eat the tires, hell, even the stock seat does it's job. It's not a hardcore track special, but it gets you to and from the track in comfort and does not blow up or make you cry when on it.
The Greenstuff pads held up OK, if the SRF does not help (I do not know of a fluid that has a higher boiling point...) I guess I will have to go for bigger GTI Cup Edition/Audi S3 brakes >:(

8-09-2016 @ 02:14:38 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
Last weekend I took part in my first Bergslalom - basically an autocross on a hillclimb route. Interesting concept, but way too much time and money investment for just 3 runs of 50-55 seconds each IMO...
Ready for Tech: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v...zpslt08ivoj.jpg
Waiting for my run group to form up, with Simca Rallye: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v...zpshvf8a3a9.jpg
Here be monsters: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v...zps27qymzbk.jpg

10-15-2016 @ 04:18:44 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
First in car vid!

10-23-2016 @ 10:55:20 AM
Posted By : Skid Reply | Edit | Del
#13, Car seems surprisingly zippy when you give it the beans. But then GTI has always been more than just a badge.

10-23-2016 @ 01:29:38 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
#14, Stock it came with 150hp, I had mine dynoed at almost 180hp on a cool summer morning. The curve was a little bit wavy on 95-octane gas, possibly due to knock sensor backing off timing. It looks like a good tune, if a bit on the conservative side - usually the "Stage 1" tune should yield a bit more power. That said, I cannot be bothered to switch to 98-octane (which is 20 Eurocents more expensive per liter) or to invest in a more aggressive remap just to brag with 10 extra hp. It's plenty fast for me and it already reaches speeds a city car probably really should not (200kph indicated and still accelerating quite strongly on the autobahn, I saw a brief glimpse of 220kph indicated on a downhill section of the Nordschleife o_O).

10-23-2016 @ 01:36:11 PM
Posted By : DiRF  Reply | Edit | Del
#15, ~136mph... not bad at all.

10-23-2016 @ 01:40:21 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
#16, I need to make a proper test with a GPS but during both of aforementioned moments my brain was flashing the NOPE light like mad :D

10-23-2016 @ 01:51:28 PM
Posted By : Skid Reply | Edit | Del
#15, No wonder it seems so quick. With the weight difference, it's probably faster than my 210 horsepower Genesis. The stock Polo is already only about .4 slower 0-100 km/h.

10-23-2016 @ 02:04:32 PM
Posted By : Sensekhmet Reply | Edit | Del
#18, Is that the 2.0 turbo? How is it? I think my next car will be either a GT86/BRZ or the 2.0 T Genesis.

10-23-2016 @ 02:10:57 PM
Posted By : Skid Reply | Edit | Del
#19, Yep, it's the 2.0 turbo. It's near the top of my list of my favorite cars I've owned. Plenty of punch, with the exact same fuel economy as the 143 horsepower 4 cylinder Ranger it replaced. My only real complaints so far are the steering doesn't have quite as much feedback as I'd like and it's kind of ponderous to park.

Showing page: 1 of 2
1 2 ]

Login to leave a comment

Click here to post your own classified ad

Want to send some feedback? Click here.

Server time: Thursday, August 16, 2018 05:54:21 PM

All pictures on this site are property of their respective owners.
Copyright 2000 - 2018 Ricecop. All rights reserved.