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Just wanted to say that it's been great here with you guys @ SS. I just got into my new 2009 Jetta Sportwagen.<p>Candy white, 2.0t, 6MT, and I LOVE IT. Quick little thing and lots of space.<p>Will be doing the lowering, gti grille conversion, hids, and tune <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/smile.gif" BORDER="0"><p>I'll be hanging around still, but probably mostly on Vortex so I just wanted to say thanks for all the help with everything and goodluck!<p>Ill post pics when it stops raining.<p>Update with pics:<br><IMG SRC="http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i310/cicatrizdare/DSC_0083.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i310/cicatrizdare/DSC_0084.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i310/cicatrizdare/DSC_0086.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i310/cicatrizdare/DSC_0087.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i310/cicatrizdare/DSC_0088.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i310/cicatrizdare/DSC_0089.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i310/cicatrizdare/DSC_0090.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i310/cicatrizdare/DSC_0091.jpg" BORDER="0"><p><IMG SRC="http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i310/cicatrizdare/DSC_0092.jpg" BORDER="0"><BR><BR>
<i>Modified by cicatrizdare at 5:50 AM 5-26-2009</i>
 

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Re: Farewell! Adios! (cicatrizdare)

Sad to see you go. You always said you were a dubber at heart. Can't wait to see your new ride.<BR><BR>
<i>Modified by Revolve40 at 1:23 PM 5-26-2009</i>
 

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Re: Farewell! Adios! (cicatrizdare)

Sad to see we lost another enthusiast... PM if you have any parts to sell off the car.
 

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No way! Can't say I'm happy for you to be honest...cuz were gunna miss you lol<br>But congrats I guess and enjoy the 5 year old mentality of vortex...you'll probably be the most mature person there lol.<br>Pics of the car...<BR><BR>
<i>Modified by chromecarz00 at 10:20 PM 5-25-2009</i>
 

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I'ts been fun bro, thanks for the inspiration on my car: you were one of the ones who got me modding it. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Re: Farewell! Adios! (cicatrizdare)

You had my favorite car on here. Enjoy your dub and let me know if you're selling any parts.
 

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Re: Farewell! Adios! (cicatrizdare)

today i test drove a jetta sportwagon tdi. absolutely outstanding. i even took it over to lawrence volvo, where 'william'here on ss works, and let one of his other sales guys drive it with me. he liked it also.<p>it is at the very top of my list for a replacement for our v40. the v50 just did not do it.<p>the jetta wagon, even with the the driver seat in the most rear position has a back seat leg room larger than our v70!<p>it drove great. i am sure you will love it. best of luck! <p><br>let us know of quirks, reliability, etc, too.
 

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Unfortunately its been raining all day so no good pics. But tomorrow, for sure.<p>The car is incredible though.<p>Got it with the dual-zone climate, anthracite leather interior, panoramic sunroof, etc.<p>It's pretty quick. Haven't gone anywhere close to WOT yet but I can tell the 2.0t wants to move...the 6MT is also very smooth.<p>I haven't driven many MT cars but I can compare it to a 335i, G35, and an E46 M3 and its incredibly smooth compared to these. Steering nice and tight although I do notice the roll associated with the wagon body. <p>I have a few mods planned, gonna try and go along a sleeper look though. Probably will do lowering springs or coilovers. Will definitely be doing the DP+INTAKE+Stage 2 tune combination. <p>The prices are so much cheaper for the VW scene...under 400 for a downpipe...550 for a tune...heh. Under a grand for what would cost me close to 1500-2k on the 40. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/eek.gif" BORDER="0"> Stage 2 on these cars is a nice 276hp/315tq so i'm very excited for break-in period to finish.
 

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Re: Farewell! Adios! (cicatrizdare)

<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>cicatrizdare</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">anthracite leather interior<p></TD></TR></TABLE><p>Take some pics of the interior, I am super interested in what this looks like...<br>and yeah, I love how the tuning scene for almost any other company out there (besides 'luxury/sports' brands ) are so much cheaper than volvo...
 

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Re: Farewell! Adios! (cicatrizdare)

Sounds sweet. Thanks for your huge contributions to the community man, always loved having ya with us. I am sure however you'll enjoy the new ride <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>sanatarium</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Sounds sweet. Thanks for your huge contributions to the community man, always loved having ya with us. I am sure however you'll enjoy the new ride <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> </TD></TR></TABLE><p> <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emlove.gif" BORDER="0"> <p>Haha. I'll still be around. Believe me you guys will be stuck looking at pictures of my cars for a while. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>Revolve40</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">Sad to see you go. You always sad you were a <b>TOOL</b> at heart. Can't wait to see your new ride.</TD></TR></TABLE><p>Fixed <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/tongue.gif" BORDER="0"><p>Congrats on the new car. I can wholeheartedly back you up with the whole "Volvo has nothing new to offer me" sentiment. I just picked up an 01 V70 for Pete's sake (I drive an '07!).<p>The 2.0T is a great motor with a TON of potential and aftermarket support. I'm not a huge fan of the following of the marque (VAG as a whole - despite some great cars - even being a former Audi owner), but there are a few gems out there - congrats on being a Swedish - and now German gem <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> and enjoy the new whip <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0"> Your Swedish presence will surely be missed.
 

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congrats! sorry to see you move over to another marque but glad to hear you will be sticking around.. but i understand the sentiment. its getting time for me to change my own ride and theres nothing presently in the volvo stable (or even on the horizon) to remotely tempt me.<p>look forward to seeing pics of ur ride. <p>VW has been doing really well over here and wiht a huge model range that has something for everyone. even our local VW AD has been getting into it, with tie ups with tuning companies etc.<p>if you want a more adult conversation about VWs, can consider my local vw forum <A HREF="http://www.vagsg.com" TARGET="_blank">http://www.vagsg.com</A> ... its quite active, we have 8k members. dont ask why, but im one of the admins for the forum... <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Looks good! One of the few decent new VWs on the market for sure. <br>Give me a shout if you have any VW Q's <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/wink.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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I like it. I don't have anything against VWs, but I hope the GTI front you are talking about is replacing the chrome grille at the front? I don't like chrome, but if you had that and the little chrome accenting blacked out (matte/satin) I think it will look killer. I like how you mod, so I am sure it will turn out great. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0"> And I like the interior!
 

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Re: Farewell! Adios! (cicatrizdare)

bwahahaha, welcome cicatrizdare. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://www.vwvortex.com/vwbb/biggrin.gif" BORDER="0"> Go with APR for the tune. I have GIAC but since I'm a N/A motor they're all about the same. +1 on getting rid of that chrome grill. <IMG NAME="icon" SRC="http://********************/smile/emthup.gif" BORDER="0">
 

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Congratulatoins, cicatrizdare -- on the car (my 97 Jetta VR6 was a favorite) and, if I recall correctly, on graduating. Hope all goes well. vwvortex is a great forum.
 
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