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    Lets all contribute pics and memories to this timeless classic that has faithfully served generations. It is my 1st car memory and my dad who is a Beetle enthusiast at one time had a total of 4 beetles in our garage Here's a little history of this miraculous German wonder: 'The history of the Beetle really goes back to pre 2nd world war Germany when Ferdinand Porsche had a vision of a mass produced vehicle that was affordable to the average German, an idea that was shared with the young Adolf Hitler who himself could not drive, but was a car fanatic. Hitler was apparently influenced by the achievements of Henry Ford and his production lines - reading Ford's biography while in prison during 1923. Porsche had previously worked on some other small cars that used many elements later to be included in the Beetle. The Type 32 prototype NSU of 1934 was an air-cooled rear engined four cylinder horizontally opposed powered car that used torsion bar suspension and featured beetle-like styling.' --- source - Google.co.uk lets keep the posts rolling - add pics of bugs you've owned or own! I'll add my dad's bug family pics as well ... I guess he fell in love with this oddly shaped car after he drove it down to Pakistan from Germany!!!! .. stories of that wonderous journey keep us entertained whenever our family gets together


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    ok a hasty reply b4 the power cut...make sense ur self of it my experience with khalid pindi hasnt been all that bad u kno..he tells me if he hasnt got time n tells me wen he can adjust me...agreed he has other work n its usually the whole day wasted but he always does the work in the trip for me...altho its annoying that his fone is always off...
    camera is crap in my opinion...he did my engine as isb members kno n i asked him to check piston rings n all specially...he saif tehy wer good n a couple o months laer they are completely busted...nw i need to get the engine out n get it all done again...he did it prolly to get doubel mazdoori for takin the engine out n all...i wudnt trust him with a big job..he also took money from me and had to giv me the quotes on wot parts cost wot...n guess wot..he says it all got spent...perfectly...not a penny over not one under...v made a generous estimate n he didnt get a few parts but still didnt return the money..but its ws like 500 rs or so..not worth it to fight with him over it..hes on my **** list thats all

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    as for the guy on main peshawar road at choor chowk hes ilyas...havnt tried him either but a friend witha 74 has n he says hes good...worth a shot if u guys r desperate...

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    breaking it up so i can post the maximum b4 the power outtage...any hoo i heard abt this guy murtaza too...this guy at khalid electricians said he always gets hi s car done from him n he is awesome in his opinion...the problem is he is all the way over in sihala...a 40 min drive...kinad equal to khalids for isb members...ummm h his contact is 0300 919 3958..again if ur desperate its worth it...ummm the guy on main choor is ishaq sry..not ilyas...my bad ..his number is 0301 5566843....its ur choice who u pik tho..im just givin options...

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    the guy a lil dwn the road from camera is ilyas...no idea hw he is tho...

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    ^agreed, but now that going to khalid has become more than useless we need to start looking for other options if we wish to keep our cars on the roads.
    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    @Storm
    Whose Camera Ustaad?
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    G-8, not the best, but for me he's good enough.

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    i called up arshad to make it clear that i no longer desire to reffer to anyone at his workshop as a friend and that as of now they are stictly on a professional basis with me. so please feel free to treat them like the pieces of sh*t that they have turned into.

    sadly this is what happens when you lose interes in something, i pity khalids workshop because ALL of his old customers are leaving him.
    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    ^^^ You need to find the alternative for him!
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    nah, all i need are some more tools at my other house and i can do it ALL myself. i used to go there for the comepany and because it was easier than doing it myself. i just feel pity for all of those people out there who can't work on their cars.
    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    Spotted in Central London last week. Has the 1600 decklid too, though the car is a 1200E.
    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -903435
    http://groups.google.com.pk/group/vwcop

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    ^^
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    @romano
    ever noticed how everything (VW's) looks better there but still your beetle "feels" just right?
    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    for what?
    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    Just wanted to learn few mechanics of Vw!
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    @ storm
    isnt ur thing at khalids??wot happens to it then??as far as i remember the last time i saw it,the body was off the chasis...hope it wont end up rusting away..

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    Rebel, any plans to show the gang the state of your car's floorpan?
    http://groups.google.com.pk/group/vwcop

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    @ romano
    why thanx for reminding me!!u dont hav to rub it in u kno!!! ill take b4 and after pics tho n then post it along with the doors,the nose n other stuff if any..

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    @rebel
    yup, that's my thing, right now arshad is working on rehans van so once he's done i'm getting the thing out of there ASAP. don't worry, if it has to die (of rust) it'll do so at my other house in the company of mercs

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    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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    went to see camera a few days back, and look what i spotted amongst other things (do a search for "little giant killer")

    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -903779

    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -903780

    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -903781

    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -903782

    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -903783
    1. A car is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, 2. Resale wont save your life in an accident, 3. Genius has limits, stupidity has none, 4. Never argue with an idiot, they will bring you down to their level & beat you with experience, 5. Growing old beats the alternative -- dying young! 6. انّا للہ و انّا الیہ راجعون

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