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Merits of the MK3 Golf

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Re: Merits of the MK3 Golf
May 15, 2017 12:48PM
Maybe if I was building a hill-climb car, but alas, no hills in Florida to climb. I took off the lower three inches from both my front and rear bumper covers, simply to keep them from becoming sand shovels.
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Re: Merits of the MK3 Golf
May 16, 2017 05:09PM
Those are for the French Tarmac championship, 18" wheels, big brakes, wider track silly horsepower, sequential boxes etc etc etc, stuff that just won't fit under anything remotely standard. Also something like 200+ events throughout France during the year, 20 this month alone and that's just tarmac events! Don't forget the hill climbs, which are a whole other spectacle more special built machines than you can shake a very big stick at. So nothing even close to the stuff that happens here.



Yes, it's a Ranger.
Xr4Ti, it is rwd and was made in Germany.



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Re: Merits of the MK3 Golf
May 17, 2017 10:52PM
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Those are for the French Tarmac championship, 18' wheels, big brakes, wider track silly horsepower, sequential boxes etc etc etc, stuff that just won't fit under anything remotely standard. Also something like 200+ events throughout France during the year, 20 this month alone and that's just tarmac events! Don't forget the hill climbs, which are a whole other spectacle more special built machines than you can shake a very big stick at. So nothing even close to the stuff that happens here.

I think you mean 18"



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Re: Merits of the MK3 Golf
May 18, 2017 11:30AM
Yes I did John, I have amended my post to reflect my error.



Yes, it's a Ranger.
Xr4Ti, it is rwd and was made in Germany.
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Re: Merits of the MK3 Golf
May 26, 2017 09:03AM
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Those are for the French Tarmac championship, 18' wheels, big brakes, wider track silly horsepower, sequential boxes etc etc etc, stuff that just won't fit under anything remotely standard. Also something like 200+ events throughout France during the year, 20 this month alone and that's just tarmac events! Don't forget the hill climbs, which are a whole other spectacle more special built machines than you can shake a very big stick at. So nothing even close to the stuff that happens here.

I think you mean 18"

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Re: Merits of the MK3 Golf
June 01, 2017 11:36PM
Hello,

Thank you for the referral. I used to rally in the Canadian Championship and was sponsored by Kalmar Motorsport (the manufacturer of SQS and MTS gears) back in the day. I am currently importing Kalmar gear sets into NA for rally, road, drag and time attach racing. My background is Czech and I buy directly from the factory in the Czech Republic resulting in competitive pricing for my customers. The gear sets are robust and we offer a variety of versions for VW applications and lastly I do my best to offer racers good customer support. If anyone has any questions feel free to contact me (tech@drivesport.ca).

link to website: Drivesport

I also own the John Nichols MK3 rally golf ;-)

Thank you,

Peter K



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