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    :s Im not sure if I want to change my car now :-(

    Been out in my car today and im not sure if I want to change to the MK4 1.8 sport as I prob wont be able to mod it because of insurance on faster astra.

    So I keep flipping between keeping my MK3 or buying the MK4

    I love my alloys and exhaust e.t.c :?

    Cant decide its driving me crazy

    HELP

    Im also going to UNI this year so do I really need a £5k car :? (should ave thought bout this before)

    BTW pics of current car




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    i would buy the mk4 even if you dont mod it, its a better standard car a lot better to drive and safer.

    Also the mk 3 may cause you problems that will cost a lot of money, the mk4 should in theroy be easy to maintain and nothing should go wrong with it.

    I loved my mk 3's but the mk4 is soooo much better in every department IMHO.
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    Quote Originally Posted by MatG
    i would buy the mk4 even if you dont mod it, its a better standard car a lot better to drive and safer.

    Also the mk 3 may cause you problems that will cost a lot of money, the mk4 should in theroy be easy to maintain and nothing should go wrong with it.

    I loved my mk 3's but the mk4 is soooo much better in every department IMHO.
    I know :?

    But ive had it year and nothing has gone wrong yet (touch wood)

    Also I dont have a job (im a bit of a buy/sell type geezer at the mo) so no regular income, so £5k outta the bank prob makes me think ten times more than most.

    But then I really like the MK4 as well, just wondering if I got the other car with all mods, do i really need to change or am I just being stupid.

    lol

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    Thats not something anyone can really help you with. I know where you are coming from being as I'm a uni student. I'm glad I went for the mk4 though
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    I like both mk3 and mk4. I have not driven the mk4 but have heard that it is a good ride, plus you are more likely to get better reliability out of a newer car (not guaranteed though!).

    At the end of the day its your personal choice mate.

    Nice car BTW, lovely wheels!
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    remember that the insurence will be lower on the mk4s, 1.6/1.4s are only between group 4 and 5

    just a thought
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    Even the youngest MK3s are now over 5 years old now, so getting a bit tired, unless you want to put a bit of money into the car to keep it in tip-top nick, like NRJs etc.

    The MK4, to me, would be a more sensible option for Uni, it'll be nicer to drive, more reliable (also cheaper to maintain, longer sevice intervals etc) and cheaper to insure, as they are safer than the MK3 and cheaper to repair.

    I'd get the MK4 and keep it standard for now, adding a few mods when the insurance comes down a bit.

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    I like the melted numberplate...could be the next big thing.

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    I feel exactly the same way mate. Do I sell the MK3 i've had for 5 years now or keep it :?:
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    I want a newer car as i would just like something newer!! lol

    But my car wont be finished until it has a 2l and then its onto new cars after uni, at the moment my car is all paid for and i like having the freedom of doing what i want with what cash i get, without having to worry about paying u a new car. I have another year or two at uni so after that i can get newer cars with my amazing high payed job!!

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