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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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    "beetle crisis" is on discovery right now.
    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 this today: empi shifter!
    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -753867
    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 -755142


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -755143


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -755144
    '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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    @DP
    i can't stop laughing at that silencer on the blue beetle you just posted,....
    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 piping setup wuz hideous... no clue as to what the owner wuz trying to get @...
    '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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    ^still thanks for a great laugh

    btw, did you see the empi shifter i posted earlier?
    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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    ^u r welcome... :p

    yeh, i did... which car (bug) is it???
    '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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    not too sure as i just glanced at it, it was being rebuilt by some random guy, but it used to belong to some "gora" so that would explain alot of the parts on it. have placed an offer for the shifter, lets see what happens.
    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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    thats nice... hope u get ur hands on it!!!
    '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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    What is an empi shifter?
    Keep a cool head and wear seatbelts!

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    i think this white/blue iz also 1 of automatic beetle...i saw this car before....it was in decent nice condition.
    but it seemz that now it belongz to some other owner.
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    @dare_devil
    your car is sumwhat like tht neeli/safaid wali
    BrrRRRrr

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    Droooooling at the EMPI shifter!

    Those are pretty expensive!!

    Which bug was this?? wat model? A previous Gora owner can mean it has a lot of goodies.
    If there are no Beetles in heaven, Im not going!!!

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    @ spectra bhai:

    EMPI is one of the companies that made a load of goodies for the VW Beetle.

    Its parts are coveted by VW lovers just like AMG/Brabus bits for the Mercedes Benz fans.

    Now I can pay a good price for this piece of kit!

    Best regards.
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    @Asad Bhai

    There is one like this in a catalogue I have, but it is manufactured by Bugpack and costs a 42 pounds sterling!!!!.
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    @spectra
    Joe Vittone was the father of EMPI and like asad said, it is generally considered the best stuff.

    @asad
    honestly i don't remember, i'll have to check again, i was busy drooling over the shifter and talking to the guy about to build my engine.

    @autobanda
    that roughly works out to be over 4000rs, i've offered him 2000 so far, lets see what happens. worst case i'll (eventually) get one form the UK.
    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

    thats Rs.4000+ in U.K.
    U can calculate urself what it will cost after adding the shipping charges.
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    Oh ...... That sounds good. Many thanks guys.
    Keep a cool head and wear seatbelts!

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    Has anyone ever seen this kind of air filter? It came originally with 1500cc motors...

    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -755977
    "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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    And BTW, is it true that nowadays EMPI engine parts are made in China, and are not considered to be of good quality?
    "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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