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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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    in the making...

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    '70 VW Beetle, '76 Jeep CJ5 (2jzge), '76 Honda CD 175, '79 Mazda GLC (3sge Beams), '04 KIA Sportage (3CT), '13 Toyota Corolla

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    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -669801
    '70 VW Beetle, '76 Jeep CJ5 (2jzge), '76 Honda CD 175, '79 Mazda GLC (3sge Beams), '04 KIA Sportage (3CT), '13 Toyota Corolla

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    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -669802


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -669803


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    '70 VW Beetle, '76 Jeep CJ5 (2jzge), '76 Honda CD 175, '79 Mazda GLC (3sge Beams), '04 KIA Sportage (3CT), '13 Toyota Corolla

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    orange one is having nice rims

    good spotting devilzpassion (y)
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    Spotted by @Damriol,.. another butchered beetle (driver looked alot like @hash4U.
    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -669864
    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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    @Experts:

    Putting 16 Alloys in beetle, Good or Bad Idea? Or should i stick with regular 15's

    Salman

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    I've done 16's on a beetle (with 225/55R16 tyres) and it was a phenomenally bad idea, but there are people out ther ewho go even further. Personally i'd suggest you do what you feel like.

    However i'm going to go back to origianl steel wheels (with hub caps) with my 1303 so if you go for ris on your car let me know, i might be interested in buying your originals off you.

    Personally i'd advise you to resist the temptation and stick with stock items.
    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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    Sameer bhai i agree with you and i think i am gonna stick with sctock rims and tomorrow i am going to get new tires for my car...

    Salman

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    @Storm...
    thats 1 cute converti bug... :p

    @salman1230...
    if u want 2 add to the luks of the car, go for alloys (altho ur car is already pretty cute)...

    alloys make the car stand out... n if u hav a budget, y not...
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    @salman
    i'll hopefully see you today and we can try to sort out both of our 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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    @devilzpassion:

    I agree with you on the standing out part. But i am sort a guy, i like to keep my car in Neat/Clean orignal condition. Actually today i went Tire shopping.
    I was planning on purchasing radil tires and possibly new rims, but i wasnt too sure about it. Luckly i found really good General tires (5.60-15) for my car also got all new tubes for the tires. Now i think i am all set.
    One thing that i am thinking about doing is getting stock rims chromed, i dont know... i cant picture it in my head....Any draw backs you can think of....

    @storm:

    Thanks for coming down to Khalid's today....I will bring in my car to your place probablly tonite or tomorrow some time.

    Salman....

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    @salman
    no problem buddy, i'm going down there at 10am again today. Will be in pindi the rest of the day till aftari (might join kkoool, born2ride, FLi_GTi etc)
    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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    can anyone guess which members cars these are?

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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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    @Storm...
    the maroon wali is khubaibs...
    red is urz, n the orange one is salmanz...

    @salman1230...
    personally, i have never been into the chromed stuff... it makes a decent enuff car luk hideous... if u r talking about the caps, then thats a totally different thing... but chrome on rims is a big no-no...

    depends on individual liking as well... thats my opinion tho...
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    @abbas
    well done, i see you really are a beetle fan.

    @salman
    I think a black (or possibly white) powdercoated base with chrome caps would look good
    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...
    thank u...

    @salman1230...
    agree with storm... powder coated rims with chromed caps... beauty unlimited!!! :p
    '70 VW Beetle, '76 Jeep CJ5 (2jzge), '76 Honda CD 175, '79 Mazda GLC (3sge Beams), '04 KIA Sportage (3CT), '13 Toyota Corolla

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    @storm and @devilzpassion:

    I think i agree with you, Sameer bhai i might i stop by your place tonite.. But i will send you a text message before stopping by....And Lets talk about powder coating ma rims...I personally think white will look nice...What do you guys think?????

    Salman

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    Hey Guys:

    I came up with two colors for powder coating my rims....check out the pics...let me know what you guys think...be hones

    Salman
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    though i am not good enough at choosing colors but i feel white is looking better. orange has best contrast in white and black. so white is better.
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    salman bhai agar Alloys lag jate to maza ajana thaa
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