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i was looking for an mk3 but i can't find anything so i'm considering an mk2 4 door golf or a jetta. is it worth it to get an mk2 rather than the mk3? what are the usual problems i should check for when buying an mk2. any other info would be good to. Thanks.
 

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Re: thinking about getting an mk2 (starskie)

Motor mounts, shift linkage. Depending on year, FI bugs (digifant idle, etc.) Keep in mind that the MKII chassis debuted in 1985, so it is a pretty old design in regards to sound insulation, amenities and general body rigidity. It was designed to be the best-selling economy car in the world and also happens to be a great all-around performance car. The MKIII is heavier and has sluggish handling characteristics but is a bit more solid. The MKIII quickly led to the MKIV which is far superior in handling but still not as agile as the beloved MKII.
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