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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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    @Storm, whats he gonna do for the side glasses?
    "The rough, hard idle swells up and out from under the car, ricochets off other cars, and rams into the ears of the driver, the spectators. You think twice about a 383 Road Runner, but a hemi only once -- and let it pass."

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    Heres how I would do it, if I ever get the chance....

    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -707752
    "The rough, hard idle swells up and out from under the car, ricochets off other cars, and rams into the ears of the driver, the spectators. You think twice about a 383 Road Runner, but a hemi only once -- and let it pass."

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    @psyborg
    i think he is using the same car as his inspiration. As for glass, you can have anythign cut nowdays so it shoudln't be a problem (since it is flat glass), alternatively he could use acrylic sheets like i did for the windshield of my 68 speedster (won't shatter).
    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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    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -707989


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -707990

    ITS A 1960 MODEL WID V8 ENGINE IN HOOD
    ..COMMENTS PLZ..
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    @daredevil
    OMG that looks like a hebmuller!! the guy should be shot!
    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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    (Y) great pics, we still have beetle FANS i m surprised. previously i use to thought its just fake no 1 likes it now i can see....

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    hey is there any beetle available for sale around Rs. 25000 or anybody knows regarding such

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    1966 with CNG
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    "The rough, hard idle swells up and out from under the car, ricochets off other cars, and rams into the ears of the driver, the spectators. You think twice about a 383 Road Runner, but a hemi only once -- and let it pass."

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    "The rough, hard idle swells up and out from under the car, ricochets off other cars, and rams into the ears of the driver, the spectators. You think twice about a 383 Road Runner, but a hemi only once -- and let it pass."

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    more updates on the highly modded beetle at the workshop, 1700cc (hydraulic tappet) engine installed and steering system being worked on. the engine should be running in a few days and i have been guaranteed that this car will be a screamer.


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -709485
    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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    in case anyone is interested in a grown up version of a lego set, this is how simple it is to build a beetle:


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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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    woha i want this lego set
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    @psyb0rg...
    nice work in progress... :p
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    the oval window looks gr8

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    @jasim
    ohh nice progress i didnt see it before thanx to abby
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    lil help here.....
    the brakes on my bug are pretty soft. even if u put da brake pedal to da floor da car keeps rolling. i had da brake cylinders services and da pads changed but there is very minor difference and im still not satisfied wid da stopping power..wat do u ppl suggest to do? do i get da whole kit change?

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    maybe the brake lines are blocked or something...
    "The rough, hard idle swells up and out from under the car, ricochets off other cars, and rams into the ears of the driver, the spectators. You think twice about a 383 Road Runner, but a hemi only once -- and let it pass."

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    Spotted with nadeemIqbaal today:


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -710066
    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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    somethign from the ole' web...


    BEFORE:

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    AFTER:

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    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -711127


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -711128


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    "The rough, hard idle swells up and out from under the car, ricochets off other cars, and rams into the ears of the driver, the spectators. You think twice about a 383 Road Runner, but a hemi only once -- and let it pass."

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