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  1. Welcome Section

    1. Newbies Corner

      Hello and welcome to The VR6 Owners Club community. If you are new to the forum we want you to feel welcome, please introduce yourself to our other members and wider community.

      Please post all photos and project diaries / build threads in our Members Rides Section.

    2. Frequently Asked Questions

      Frequently Asked Questions that are common occurrences on this forum.


  2. Club Members Area

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      Become a full Club Member and enjoy member only benefits such as cheaper car insurance, parts & service discounts, how-to guides, club membership pack with free gift of your choice and much more - All for only £10 a year!

    2. Club Membership Information

      Everything you need to know about VR6OC Club Membership

  3. The Community Lounge

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    2. The Video Room

      Post and view the best videos the interwebs has to offer with anything with 6 cylinders!

    3. Members Rides and Event Photos

      "It's nearly finished".... yeah right!

    4. Feature Car Section

      Feature Cars chosen by the club

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    6. VR6OC Motorsport

      Weather your into Drag Racing or Track, this is the place to be!

  4. VR6OC Meets and Regional Information

    1. Meets & Events

      The major shows and Club Meets- for all of us to get together and party!

    2. VR6OC Express

      Help other VR6OC members by offering to relay parts to other members in the county and vise-versa.This is open to everyone, and must be FREE to all.

  5. The Garage - Technical Help & Advice

    1. Engine Maintenance and Problems

      Engine Problems, Queries and help Everything involved with keeping your VR running

    2. Engine Tuning

      Schricks, Forced induction, chips, cams pulley- whatever - anything involved in making the VR6 faster!!

    3. Bodywork and Styling

      What looks good, How does it come off? How does it go back on? WARNING: Mentions of Ripspeed result in instant ban

    4. Wheels, Brakes, Suspension and Steering

      Coilovers or lowering springs? , 16 or 17" rims? Will they rub? And brakes - because nobody likes speeding fines.

    5. Transmission

      Clutch, Gearbox, Differential, Gears and Traction Control

    6. I.C.E, Security an Electrical

      Sounds systems, Alarms, anything electronic that isnt working - post it here

    7. Interior

      How to take the Golf VR6 interior to bits or anything else interior related :-)

  6. Other VR6 Variants

    1. The MK2

      Have you put the big 6 into a MK2? Need MK2 specific questions answered? Ask/find them here.

    2. Corrado

      The awesome, sleek and sexy 'raddo VR6 yum yum. Place your Corrado specific questions in here.

    3. Syncro, R32 and 4motion

      Own a V6 dub that puts its power down through all 4 wheels? Place all your 4WD specific questions here.

    4. Other

      Do you own a Passat, Sharan, Touran, or anything else VR6 powered. Place all your specific questions here.

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      Things you want - Post them in here. No point in asking for Kylie.

    4. Buyer & Seller Feedback

      Rate good or bad sellers and buyers, and resolve disputes in here!

    5. Swap Shop

      The VR6 Owners Club swap shop - do you have something you want to swap for something else? then here is where you need to be.

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