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Offline luke2702

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Back in vag.. .
« on: 18 April 2018, 21:11 »
Put deposit down on a united grey 5 door gti on Saturday will be happy to get back in a vag..  Any one now this one?



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Re: Back in vag.. .
« Reply #1 on: 19 April 2018, 20:29 »
Hello.

She looks well in that colour  :smiley:

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Re: Back in vag.. .
« Reply #2 on: 19 April 2018, 21:17 »
Cheers mate.. yeah think it is not a very popular colour united grey I think it is called..

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Re: Back in vag.. .
« Reply #3 on: 21 April 2018, 17:01 »
Not sure but I think the colour is called carbon grey in UK but united grey in Europe. It really suits the car.
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Re: Back in vag.. .
« Reply #4 on: 21 April 2018, 18:22 »
Not sure but I think the colour is called carbon grey in UK but united grey in Europe. It really suits the car.

They're two different colours. Carbon Grey/Carbon Steel Grey:


United Grey:


Great looking car OP, you're right that united grey is very rare over here!

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Re: Back in vag.. .
« Reply #5 on: 22 April 2018, 19:56 »
Doesn't actually look like either of them so not actually sure what colour it is.. Will have to check paint code when I pick it up..

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Re: Back in vag.. .
« Reply #6 on: 23 April 2018, 09:22 »
Doesn't actually look like either of them so not actually sure what colour it is.. Will have to check paint code when I pick it up..

Yeah the code will reveal all but it could well be United Grey, its seems to be one of those colours that changes a lot dependant on light conditions. Have a look here for examples: https://www.golfmk6.com/forums/showthread.php?t=9231

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Re: Back in vag.. .
« Reply #7 on: 23 April 2018, 23:36 »
That many different lighting shades on that thread, some I say yes it's that colour than others say nope defiantly not that colour haha..  only 2 days till I pick it up so will see then..

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Re: Back in vag.. .
« Reply #8 on: 24 April 2018, 11:17 »
Carbon was a popular colour on the mk6. The other grey is much lighter and far more popular on the mk5
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Re: Back in vag.. .
« Reply #9 on: 28 April 2018, 20:18 »
Well that didn't go as expected.. went to collect yeaterday and after agreeing a part ex with them they said they didnt want to part ex anymore. Sold car quick and made offer 5p0 less than there asking price, they declined it so back to drawing board for me.. was starting to get 2nd thoughts anyway as couldn't prove timing chain tensioner had been done.. might have dodged a bullet.. going looking at a 3 door pesidion black one tomorrow which has proof of timing chain etc.  What's everyones thoughts on the colour?