I had the idea of getting a second car for a while. I wanted an E28, but a good one is hard to find and not cheap nowadays, and I guess parts aren't that cheap and easy find too. So my second idea was a MK2. I always liked Jettas more than Golfs, except maybe the time 15 years ago :b, but clean Jettas are also hard to find now.
Checking Ebay for local cars showed me earlier this month a mars red 1983 MK2 Golf CL. 1.3 carb engine with brutal 55hp and 220k km on the odometer. I bought it for 210 (~$265). The day after I picked it up I went to the TÜV to see what I have to do to pass the main inspection - but I passed without defects. :]
My plans for it:
- Lower it
- Rota Zero Plus with 165/50/15 Bridgestones
- some retro bits
- respray later
- Pass historic inspection to get a H plate in 2014
Now I'll let pictures speak
You might say now, whoa, that thing is clean. Nope. It's not. The paint has been fixed on many places, and the previous owners ex-husband kinda liked silicone.