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      10-19-2007, 01:38 PM   #1
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VW R32 Spontaneously Catches Fire!

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Dude parked his brand new R32. Came back 6 hours later to find it melting away in the Florida sun.

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      10-19-2007, 01:52 PM   #2
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no way! seriously?
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      10-19-2007, 03:20 PM   #3
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The dude could me making it up, but it looks like the fire started in teh fuse box.
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      10-19-2007, 03:29 PM   #4
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The dude could me making it up, but it looks like the fire started in teh fuse box.
does look like the fuse box. last time that guy will hard wire his radar detector by him self :smile:
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      10-19-2007, 03:31 PM   #5
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The dude could me making it up, but it looks like the fire started in teh fuse box.
Apparently this isn't the first R32 that spontaneously combusted.
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      10-19-2007, 06:15 PM   #6
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Maybe the cup of soda from McDonalds started the fire, lol.
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      10-19-2007, 08:01 PM   #7
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Is that one of the new R32's? I looked at one of one of those for a second. I dont think it's nearly as good looking a car as the older one.:iono:
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      10-20-2007, 09:18 AM   #8
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Is that one of the new R32's? I looked at one of one of those for a second. I dont think it's nearly as good looking a car as the older one.:iono:
ya I think vw dropped the ball on this one. looks and performance
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      10-20-2007, 05:19 PM   #9
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Ok i dont want to worry you guys, but i was talking with somebody about this incident 2 days ago and he said that he just saw another MK5 R32 burned out on a flat bed
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      10-21-2007, 11:49 AM   #10
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does look like the fuse box. last time that guy will hard wire his radar detector by him self :smile:
Or angel eyes. Lol.

In case ya didn't know, VW engineering design and build quality are not good. :frown:
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      10-30-2007, 09:43 PM   #11
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You might want to watch this

I guess you guys never saw this!

I am not a big fan of the new R32 but please saying my car is put together cheap is dead wrong
my 04 R32 has been overall the most awesome car I have ever had.
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      11-03-2007, 12:19 PM   #12
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All cars have faults, lets not poo poo on some one else's pride and joy..
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