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today my car hit the 100k mark in just over 2 years.

the only problems i ever had was a broken wire from alternator, a door switch(but actually started working again) 1 set of brake pads(but discs now have a lip on them) and ive no squeeeks and rattles from dash, and only current problem i have is the passenger side shock is busted wet with oil and anti roll bar bushins squeeking, a month or 2 ago it gave a nice healthy 206bhp.

it has been tuned from new and the engine is like the day i bought so it proves tuning does no harm.

have to say its very dependable.
 

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Holy crap thats impressive! Andrew you reading this? [:D]

But one set of brake pads?... Are you driving Miss Daisy? lol.
 

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My GOLF GTI 1.8T has just hut 147,000 and it still drives superb!!!
Woah... and thats from a petrol ?! What parts have you had replaced?

Surely suspension, gearbox and engine [:O]
Its probably all stock. Engine won't have been replaced, gearbox is probably fine, suspension might have been.
 

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My GOLF GTI 1.8T has just hut 147,000 and it still drives superb!!!
Woah... and thats from a petrol ?! What parts have you had replaced?

Surely suspension, gearbox and engine [:O]
Its probably all stock. Engine won't have been replaced, gearbox is probably fine, suspension might have been.
Really my gearbox went at 18,000 miles and the turbo must have been replaced..... if it hasn't been its well and truley cream crackerd!
 

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lol...My 1.8T is at 104,000. My dad had a car he loved so much (renault espace, dunno why he loved he so much!!) that he ran it to 223,000 miles and that was a 2.0 petrol. Nothing went wrong with it apart from the clutch went! Someone is still driving around in it.
 

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Good going that Micky, I've got less than half that but its still running v.well. I am now on my 3rd set of brakes though!!
 

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Good to know that some can run to that sort of mileage without problems as I,m now on 65K - were they mainly motorway miles?
 

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There's not to many motorways in Ireland, North or South. But 100,000miles in 2 years. Do you drive all day every day?
my car makes my living, i go to houses to repair appliances etc so i get a lot of running around, and some of the roads arent very good! so its used for work etc.
 

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Since new I have had to do all the usual where and tear items like tyres, brake discs etc etc.

On top of that I have had done.

Top Mounts,

Front & Rear Bushes,

Front ABS Sensors,

Air Conditioning Compressor & Clutch,

Air Conditioning Fans.

And thats about it.......And its still going strong!!!

Just went through MOT at VW and the only thing that was faulty was part of the wiring loom that feeds the Rear Number plate light.

I will keep it until it completely dies!!!

http://www.dmcommunications.ltd.uk/Gallery2/main.php?g2_view=core.ShowItem&g2_itemId=12

Take a Look still in Great Condition!!!!
 

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FAO MICKY32: I've just had a third silencer put into my milltek downpipe where the cat usd to be to cure the boominess we discussed previously. OK, I had to visit them in Derbyshire, but it only took a couple of hours to do the job and the boominess appears to have gone away. It might work on yours too!? PS congrats on the mileage.
 
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