Author Topic: Mk4 1.8t VS Civic Type R  (Read 16570 times)

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Re: Mk4 1.8t VS Civic Type R
« Reply #20 on: 02 March 2009, 20:53 »
I take it he means a standard Mk4??
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Re: Mk4 1.8t VS Civic Type R
« Reply #21 on: 02 March 2009, 20:55 »
o rite then the civic all the way then

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Re: Mk4 1.8t VS Civic Type R
« Reply #22 on: 02 March 2009, 21:03 »
bro in law has a ctr standard and without even proving it i have told him its alot quicker then our mk4 in a straight line off the lights and even once rolling,

i still doubt once i get the r-tec stage 1 that i will be able to keep up

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Re: Mk4 1.8t VS Civic Type R
« Reply #23 on: 02 March 2009, 21:19 »
One problem with the type R where is the VW badge and the german build quality.  :smiley: :smiley:


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Re: Mk4 1.8t VS Civic Type R
« Reply #24 on: 02 March 2009, 21:21 »
One problem with the type R where is the VW badge and the german build quality.  :smiley: :smiley:

yeah theres no rattles and annoying squeaks in  a honda


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Re: Mk4 1.8t VS Civic Type R
« Reply #25 on: 02 March 2009, 21:27 »
One problem with the type R where is the VW badge and the german build quality.  :smiley: :smiley:

yeah theres no rattles and annoying squeaks in  a honda

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Re: Mk4 1.8t VS Civic Type R
« Reply #26 on: 02 March 2009, 21:46 »
Completly differant cars. For a start a standard CTR is 200bhp VS standard golf 150/180BHP so without a remap, your gonna lose!

1.8t is far more tunable though (forced induction for a start) so the potential is there and with a remap the golf had the edge IME.

CTR chassis was designed to go round corners, golf was designed to sit on the autobahn i think! 

CTR is less refined, and as said has low torque, so need to have the tits ragged off it to go anywhere fast and also a driver who knows how to use it properly! (key point)

Personally i like the golf for the comfort, ease of driving (be it fast or slow) and near instant power at any speed in any gear.

If you just want to bomb around with a burberry baseball cap on, the CTR makes a good choice!  :grin:

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Re: Mk4 1.8t VS Civic Type R
« Reply #27 on: 02 March 2009, 21:50 »
lol @ sambo  :grin: :grin:

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Re: Mk4 1.8t VS Civic Type R
« Reply #28 on: 02 March 2009, 21:52 »
CTR is less refined, and as said has low torque, so need to have the tits ragged off it to go anywhere fast and also a driver who knows how to use it properly! (key point)


very good point  :wink:

even in standard form in the right gear a CTR was no match for my derv - he had to drop a couple of cogs to pass me  :grin: :grin:


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Re: Mk4 1.8t VS Civic Type R
« Reply #29 on: 02 March 2009, 21:54 »
Plus, if you get a CTR who'll be instantly classed as a chav, and we WILL disown you  :cry: