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Any VW fan's?

Discussion in 'Other Rides' started by UseYourBlinker, Jul 2, 2001.

  1. UseYourBlinker

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    Any VW fan\'s?

    Most likely not...but you can see some pics of my bus at the link below....I will add some pics of my friends 64 convert bug later this week...




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  2. Twiz

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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    I'd a never guessed! [​IMG]

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  3. CaptCrunch

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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    My ex-gf kinda got me into VW's. I still aren't much of a micro bus guy... but then it seems like you from bugs then to buses, I doubt I'd ever own one, but the bugs are kinda cool. I have seem some cool ones at shows. The dune buggies and the "Things" are awsome! Looks like a super nice and clean bus you have there.. so when are we gonna see the VW Bus project w/ a chevy drivetrain and riding on 35's? [​IMG] That would be pretty cool.

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  4. Emmettology 101

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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    We have a 69 Karmann Ghia that my Aunt boguth brand new in 69 and its been in the family ever since. It has 250,000+ miles on it and still runs like a champ. It has been all over the country also!!!

    <font color=green>MIKE</font color=green> - "Hukd on fawnics,werkd fer me!"
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  5. 90blzr

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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    No anyone who wants to buy a tranny from Rancho Transaxle? its the Pro Street model. It is brand new, never used. I bought it for a '55 bug ( oval window ragtop, long rag) but I sold the bug and the guy didnt want to pay me extra for the tranny. I paid $550 for it. It is for swing axle obviously, and the nose cone is for the early style, so it would fit the '55. It would be cake to change over to the later nose. Let me know if you know of anyone who is interested.
     
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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    Got my new motor installed and all broken in. Took some pictures of the motor before installing it. Check'em at the link below.

    Freedom is a state of mind
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  7. Fierospeeder

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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    Got a 74 beetle at home, im trying to restore. Time and money thing. Im currently getting my garage done.

    I just purchased a 68 body that is almost rust free that i might decide to use on my chassis.

    I subscribe to vw trends and hot vws and dune buggies, go to bugfest every year.

    go to http://www.google.com they have a newsgroup of vws forum for just bugs/buses
    http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&amp;safe=off&amp;group=rec.autos.makers.vw.aircooled

    74 VW Beetle
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  8. DesertDueler

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    This winter I will be building a sand rail with a 1776 cc stroker. My neighbor has an old Karmann Ghia that he drag races. It runs 11.0s like my firebird.

    86 Jimmy 4"lift 35"MTRs Other cars 69Firebird w/525 hp,and 70GTO live in PHX,AZ<a target="_blank" href=http://www.geocities.com/modifierperformance>My vehicles</a>
     
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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    Does an 88 VW Fox 4 dr count?[​IMG]

    <font color=blue>Esteban</font color=blue>

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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    Added alot more pics at the link below!

    Freedom is a state of mind
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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    My daily driver is a '81 VW Cabriolet (love that topless thing). Gots a '86 8V GTI motor in it. Pretty fun little thing, plus I drive about 40 mi round trip everyday so 35mpg helps a little over the 9mpg I get in my '72 K5. Used to have a 4dr diesel bunny. Those things run forever and help with the fleet mileage. Wouldn't mind upgrading to a Ghia convt someday.
     
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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    My next VW (if I ever get done with my bus) I want to get a split/oval ragtop or a convertable bug/ghia...

    Check out the Lagoon Island pics at the link below!!

    Freedom is a state of mind
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  13. TransAmLT1

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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    Not really in to the old ones but I like the GTI and Corrados.

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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    I like 'em a lot! I've had bugs, a racing Baja, single seat race car, three wheeler and misc. dunebuggies. They were all lots of fun. I'm needin' a nice convert Baja or Thing now......Your's look great!

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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    Wow.......it's been a long time since the orginal post. Any new member's into VW's?
     
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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    i like bugs alot. my friends have several. they buy them cheap, lop off the fenders, take out the glass and throw some mud tires ont eh back and you get the most fun you ever had for $300. when it breaks leave it. just walk out to it for parts to get the next one running. they live on a big farm so they can just leave it where it dies. you can ussually give them a pretty good beating before they give out too.
     
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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    i used to be all american, but the past 2 years have changed me...3 friends have gti's, 2 have things, 4 have old bugs, and several have newer jettas...
    those really are some nice cars...
    i tried to get a new TDI jetta a few months ago, but i couldnt afford the car and the insurance....
    it was hard even finding someone who'd cover me since i'm only 23...

    but i ended up getting a great deal on an older 5 series bmw, i'm almost done rebuilding the top half of the engine, and it should run for a long time after that..
    i'm a chevy man when it comes to trucks, but i sure do like the german cars...


    one friend has a 67 bug that'll run 11s in the 1/4 with street tires, and another has a 60 some karman ghia built bug thats been in the family since new, thing has 63k miles on it and is completely orginal, looks better than most cars on the road as is...
     
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    Hey eric do u have any bug parts? my friend just bought a 63 and he just pulled the body off and redoing the bug from top to bottom....just wondering if u had any spare parts laying around in your back yard /forums/images/icons/grin.gif PM ME /forums/images/icons/smile.gif
     
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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    I saw your post about your buddys ghia he is making run 11s i am in the midle of buiding a ghia. I would be interested to talk to him do you think you could ask him if i could email him?
    Evan
     
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    Re: Any VW fan\'s?

    worked at a VW,porsche,BMW,Merc dealer for 10 year's and have owned a 65, a 71,two 73's and a 74, all beatles. rolled one of my 73's 3 and a half's times sideway's taking out a telephone pole sized pine tree about 5 feet off the ground like someone swung a big axe! and walked away with only 2 small cut's on my face! /forums/images/icons/shocked.gif those were some of the best car's Ive ever owned. /forums/images/icons/laugh.gif
     

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