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Offline sjw

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Re: Favourite design features on the GTi?
« Reply #10 on: 08 June 2021, 15:25 »
I have a feeling you have to be going >5 mph

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Re: Favourite design features on the GTi?
« Reply #11 on: 08 June 2021, 15:37 »
I love having to take the wheel arch liners off along with half the front bumper just to change a headlight bulb

Same here, was one of the best 3 hours of my life :laugh: Having said that, I bet the Golf is not the only car that offers that particular opportunity for personal improvement...

Halfords fit them for £16.90  :wink:

Fun fact on the Renault Modus you have to take the entire bumper off and remove the headlights to change the bulbs, at the time Halfords charged £10 to do this and very quickly they stopped offering the service to just the Renault Modus specifically because it took them a few hours to change them  :grin:
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Re: Favourite design features on the GTi?
« Reply #12 on: 08 June 2021, 15:53 »
I love having to take the wheel arch liners off along with half the front bumper just to change a headlight bulb

Same here, was one of the best 3 hours of my life :laugh: Having said that, I bet the Golf is not the only car that offers that particular opportunity for personal improvement...

Halfords fit them for £16.90  :wink:

And let them have all the fun?
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Re: Favourite design features on the GTi?
« Reply #13 on: 26 July 2021, 16:18 »
Functional design, really - but I love the fact I can just open the door and it stays put. The other half's Merc GLC, you either can't get in, or you whack it against the wall!

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Re: Favourite design features on the GTi?
« Reply #14 on: 27 July 2021, 15:46 »
Did not move from the mk6 because of digital display and lack of handbrake until a few months ago. I think the mix of buttons and display menu options is spot on in the mk7.5 and I like it a lot.
Did not think I would be happy with keyless but convenient and can easily be disabled. Still miss the handbrake a little but the hold function is very useful at times. Had hill hold on my scirocco but almost useless.
Seats not as comfortable as the mk6 and took a while to find a comfortable setting and this is probably the most disappointing aspect of the car for me. I assume there was a weight reduction (and big cost saving! ) otherwise cannot see why they went backwards with this aspect of design.
Like the performance compared to the mk6 :smiley:
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