vintage volkswagens

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by fogcutter, May 30, 2015.

  1. fogcutter

    fogcutter Banned

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  2. MODNROD

    MODNROD Pawn of Petty Tyrants

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    I really like these stooooopid little things.:lol3
    I've had just about all of them at one point or another, and yet in spite of that I still have one being done now!
    Subscribed. :freaky
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  3. kfalls_rider

    kfalls_rider Been here awhile

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    Thanks for the great read.
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  4. FPGT72

    FPGT72 Long timer

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    I know the feeling...in my current state not sure if I will ever finish it.

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  5. svs

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    July 2015 issue of Hot VWs:

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  6. fogcutter

    fogcutter Banned

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    wow; that's a car i've never even heard of. i'm not a magazine person, but might buy that issue just to read about the little grey bug, too.
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  7. svs

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    Hot VWs keeps the enthusiast community plugged in.

    Keeping our Hobby Alive!

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  8. wannaklr

    wannaklr Long timer

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    I still pick up a Hot VW's magazine occasionally. Would love a van to toodle around in.

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  9. Ricardo Kuhn

    Ricardo Kuhn a.k.a. Mr Rico Suave

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    Not exactly VW but kind of...
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    Not that Vintage but many..
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  10. svs

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    June 14th in OC is the VW Classic at the OC Fairgrounds... One of the biggest gatherings of the VW enthusiast community.

    So Cal is car crazy and a lot of good events to choose from..

    Prior events.

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  11. groop

    groop So much to ponder

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    I was there. at Hero's, in the parking lot to the left with my 74 Thing. Son just bought a 69 bay window. Love the culture and the family vibe of the VW community in SoCal
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    Tripod waldeinsamkeit

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    ClearCoated RUST?????
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    1Gopokes1 Been here awhile Supporter

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    Andrew Optimus Primer Super Moderator Super Supporter

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    '72 Bus, you can tell by the bigger air scoops at the back, which were new that year, and the low round front fender that sweeps back past the door, which was its last year before it went all boxy on the fender. Also the front turn signals are down low, they moved up high in '73. It had dual carbs, which were a pain to get synchronized, I remember.
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    Grew up camping in a VW bus. My dad hates flying so we drove everywhere, even on cross country moves.
    Funny part looking back is a career hardcore marine driving around in one of those during the time of hippies.
    Must have really liked them as we had a version of one from the time I was born all the way until I went off to college.
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  18. 850 Combat

    850 Combat Been here awhile

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    As a kid. I had a '66 split window Westfalia. Subsequently, I have owned a '68, '78 Westfalia. I've had a Synchro Vanagon Westfalia, and currently. I own two 1984s. One is in my mom's garage for when I visit there, and the other is at my house in Maine for when I visit there. Well built cars. Without the camper interior, there isn't enough good about them for me to want one. I also have a super perfect '87 Scirocco 16V Its pretty fun too. I want to get rid of the 'Rocco though. I just want the space to park something else I won't use there. An Elise or Esprit S4S.
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    Nice...My Type 1 is a 1965 Model year, 50 years old and still loves to pound around!

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