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Old 02-04-2013, 03:13 PM   #31
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:23 PM   #32
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Xtremjeepn..

You're doing a fantastic job on your Eurovan. Trying to remodel my just purchased 2002 Eurovan Winnebago Camper after having sold my BMW/sidecar rig. But was told not to model it over as it would crash the resale value of the Camper.



Got 115k on the engine; everything is in the original....! Am looking to add these cool wheels you got. Mind telling me from whom you got these! Good Luck with your renovation and let us know....what else you did!

Cheers....
Nice EVC!. Those have held their value very well and were out of my budget I've been hoping to stumble upon one for parts.

I'm sure if you did desirable improvements you would increase the value, not decrease it.
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Old 02-04-2013, 03:28 PM   #33
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Old 02-04-2013, 04:05 PM   #34
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The others are just trying to be polite.
One of the really cool things about 928s is that they came in all sorts of whacky "one off" colors. Being Porsches top of the line car meant you could get it in nearly any color. Not just some boring "Gaurds Red" like every other Porsche

While I don't think I would have sought out a "yellow" car myself, I certainly would have bought it it the deal was there. Just so unique in so many ways I kinda laugh when I see silver, black and red 928s, kinda feel like they missed a huge part of what made the car so special in its day, and now
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:16 PM   #35
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Wow you have done a lot of work in the last 45 days since I was in your garage! Nice Job Cole!
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Old 02-04-2013, 05:42 PM   #36
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Wow you have done a lot of work in the last 45 days since I was in your garage! Nice Job Cole!
We should celebrate with some margaritas
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Old 02-04-2013, 06:47 PM   #37
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Am looking to add these cool wheels you got. Mind telling me from whom you got these!

Cheers....
Stock 2002 GLS wheels
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Old 02-04-2013, 08:42 PM   #38
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Stock 2002 GLS wheels
Thanks Amigo....but who sells em'? Vendor??....There's no 2002 GLS in any graveyard yet!

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Old 02-04-2013, 09:29 PM   #39
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Stock 2002 GLS wheels
Stock in '01, as well.

'00 came with 15" steel wheels, '01 came with 16" alloys, in the 5-spoke pattern shown in this thread.

Interestingly...the marketing material/brochures for the '01 talked about the wheels and the all-season tires. The vans actually were delivered in the US with Summer tires, from Dunlop.

About 3mo after I took delivery of mine (July '01), I got a memo from VW USA that said, "Oops. Tell you what..." Offer was 4 steel wheels, in 15" size, with all season tires. For $150. Total. Needless to say, I snapped that right up, and have had a second set of wheels/tires, ever since.
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Old 02-04-2013, 09:35 PM   #40
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Love the shot of the garage full of seats. Damn, I'd love those leather fronts...

I've had my '01 GLS for 11+ years, and every year, I wonder what I'll replace it with...and come to the conclusion that there's nothing on the market that I'd want more than what I have now.

Once my kids are off to college (my youngest is 9yo), or maybe sooner, I'll likely do some interior re-arranging. Would be nice to have some sort of quick-removal scheme for the rear bench. I can easily fit my bikes inside, but removing and re-installing the bench is a chore I don't relish.
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Old 02-05-2013, 08:21 AM   #41
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Love the shot of the garage full of seats. Damn, I'd love those leather fronts...

I've had my '01 GLS for 11+ years, and every year, I wonder what I'll replace it with...and come to the conclusion that there's nothing on the market that I'd want more than what I have now.

Once my kids are off to college (my youngest is 9yo), or maybe sooner, I'll likely do some interior re-arranging. Would be nice to have some sort of quick-removal scheme for the rear bench. I can easily fit my bikes inside, but removing and re-installing the bench is a chore I don't relish.
Is still working on a set of leather heated seats for the front. The Allroad seats in the picture just weren't going to work right so I sold them.

I sorta wish the seats were in the garage instead of my walk out basement. certainly be easier to move them.

The "Weekender rear seat can be made to fit pretty easily as you can see above. Not a only does it fold flat into a bed it also mounts into two slide tracks so that it just slides out Still a heavy seat but MUCH easier than unbolting the GLS seat


I've seen a few GLS being parted out. If I stumble on another one with wheels I will post it here or send a pm.
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Old 02-05-2013, 08:54 AM   #42
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Sounds like a plan!
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Old 02-05-2013, 10:42 AM   #43
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I've seen a few GLS being parted out. If I stumble on another one with wheels I will post it here or send a pm.
I don't see them for sale very often. Last year, I saw a red GLS at a used car lot, near my house. I drove by the next day, to take a look, and it was gone. Sales guy said they had it less than 48hrs.

When I bought mine, it came with a "Lifetime Oil & Filter Changes" certificate from the dealer. Every single time I take it in for service, somebody from the sales crew comes looking for me, telling me they get calls regularly, asking about used EuroVans, wondering if I'd like to trade mine in on something new. I just smile and say, "No, thanks."
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Old 02-05-2013, 08:03 PM   #44
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A little photography humor.......


Just had our first daughter two days ago and was at the park and taking family pictures.



....no.....not VW family pictures......

These....


So first picture......DOH....wrong light settings....but got both dogs, (note the happy Australian Shepard ) but wife and baby are too dark.




...adjust the settings....use a little flash. Got the wife...CRAP...Aussie laid down




Walked around th van, "Whipped out the training commands and MADE the Aussie sit where I wanted :lol: "

....not very happy with me is he?




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Old 02-05-2013, 08:17 PM   #45
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Congrats on the new addition (both of them, actually)!
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