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Old 03-09-2017, 06:35 AM   #1
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It's been awhile...

Hello everyone; I've been away for quite awhile. I had plans for tracking, and tuning my MK3. Long story short, after experiencing transmission shudder, I lost all interest for future modifications, and any kind of sporting.

I just purchased a 2016 base model kona blue FiST. I'm excited about getting to know the vehicle. I may not be doing any mods outside of a RMM as the car seems really balanced, but we'll see.

Did I get rid of my MK3? Nope. I'll be keeping it. Other than the DCT, I love the car. It's beautiful (I still think it looks better than FiSTs & FoSTs), but I will no longer be planning to transform the car in the future.

Thanks everyone for your support, and advice! I ❤️ FF!

PS- I'll be back *in a Arnold voice*


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Old 03-09-2017, 07:00 AM   #2
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Aw, sad to see you go. Hopefully you have better luck with the FiST, even though I do agree with you about the looks. Not that those looks are going to stop me from getting an RS should I have the opportunity, lol.

But seriously, good luck and hopefully you stick around a bit.
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I like the fist & for like you mentioned its very well balanced & a great car to drive & have fun with. Its really tempting. No issues for you not to stick around, I still go to different forums even thou I don't have those vehicles now. Post up a thread about your fist & what you like & don't like or what you think about, ect.
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Thanks man! I'll still be around a bit. Good luck with the RS; they had a nitrous blue one at the dealership when I got my FiST. I think the RS looks a lot better than the STs.
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I like the fist & for like you mentioned its very well balanced & a great car to drive & have fun with. Its really tempting. No issues for you not to stick around, I still go to different forums even thou I don't have those vehicles now. Post up a thread about your fist & what you like & don't like or what you think about, ect.
If you are tempted, go for it! I got my FiST new with 40 miles on it for $17,073. If you're willing to travel a ways, you can get them cheap :)
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I like them all better then the ST and for more reasons then the looks

Keep poking you head in , good to see you still around

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awesome! i love the FiST. i dont blame you for wanting to get one.
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