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    Default Volkswagen Club of Pakistan (VWCOP)

    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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    Quote Originally Posted by mohsinikram View Post
    Porsche 356 B 1961

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    Pulling on my heart strings here,...
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by mohsinikram View Post
    I saw the other convertible a couple of months ago....didnt take pics to respect privacy of the car and its owner....hadnt taken permission...the car is a baskey case and is probably the earlier 356 A. Owner says the car should be a regular participant in VCCCP annual shows from next year.
    356 A Vert...Now this is where my heart is. Love the early 'A' Type 356s. Now then since the owner says it would be a regular participant of the VCCCP shows from next year on, it means the car is fairly complete and could be brought on road with some love unlike Javed Ansari's 'B' Type 356 which is missing mechanical bits but trust me this is amazingly straight Type 356. Must have had a story to tell of her own. Looking forward to see that beauty back on road.

    Thanks for sharing all this info which I am sure, just like the cars, have been sitting in the hiding for quite sometime now.

    The 356 B you posted pics of, has already been discussed on here somwhere on PW and I remember similar remarks about her as @Storm just made by @Aleem1 as well. And there was a tug of war of words between @Storm and @Aleem1 about how badly do they want their hands on this particular car

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    Quote Originally Posted by reezvaan;

    The 356 B you posted pics of, has already been discussed on here somwhere on PW and I remember similar remarks about her as @Storm just made by @Aleem1 as well. And there was a tug of war of words between @Storm and @Aleem1 about how badly do the want their hands on this particular car
    I had posted these plus some more pics of his very car on VCCCP thread many many pages ago.....The one shown above is fairly original and complete.....the missing bits have now been purchased and with his son in USA who will be starting restoration once he is back from USA for good....
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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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    Quote Originally Posted by Storm View Post
    fantastic..........it would be great if you participate in the Karachi Peshawar Rally in November in this...
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    Quote Originally Posted by mohsinikram View Post
    fantastic..........it would be great if you participate in the Karachi Peshawar Rally in November in this...
    insh'Allah i'll be joining if i'm in PK. will be conducting the 1st endurance test tomorrow by taking her up into the hills... topless!
    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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    Default VWCOP to Murree 9am tomorrow!

    Hi,

    We are driving up to Murree in our VWs tomorrow for lunch @ 34 Morning Side hotel ‘Kashmir Point area, 50 meters from the Governor’s Residence’.
    https://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=87165292880

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    Please confirm if you can join us and if you have other friends who would go in your VW, so that we may book the dining room accordingly?
    We shall leave from Romano’s place at 9am and come back early afternoon, so are you in or R U IN???

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    Will be there with one passenger (i hope he wakes his backside up otherwise i'm 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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    for those of you who wished there was more grunt in VW beetles they should do some research into "Mick Hill" and his late 1970's VW and see what they used to get up to with his chevy 302ci V8 powered beetle:

    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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    VWCOP trip to murree was a success! nobody got lost, no breakdowns, nothing but fun!
    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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    Loved every bit of it!! the weather, the diversity of the cars...the lineup driving up the hills just missed a hint of white tho...

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    yup i loved my frst trip wid u guys it was fun

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    any pics of the gtg?
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    Pics are on the FB group...heres the URL

    https://www.facebook.com/VWCOP

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    Quote Originally Posted by rebel View Post
    Pics are on the FB group...heres the URL

    https://www.facebook.com/VWCOP
    Not all PW members have access to fb. The pics should be here too.
    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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    Default VWCOP to Murree 3rd Sep 2011..

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    Default VWCOP en route to Murree 3rd sep 2011

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    added a folder in picasa so that all of romanos pictures can be shared from the trip.

    CLICK HERE FOR PICS
    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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    Since my accelerator cable has started to snag i decided to give it a once over tomorrow. for those who don' tknow how to install one, here's a video which might help get you home one day.

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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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