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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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    I was like wow. No more credit to you
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    @Storm

    I dont remember the engine no at the moment, will upload it once I am home. The original color code is 64.

    @Buksh

    Thanks for the advise brother. I am planning to have the whole wiring re-done. Have looked inside out for rust and have made a note of spots whihc need attention.
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    @ vdubber

    Congrats on purchasing a lovely example of Wolfsburg metal!

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    I'll take the liberty to assume that your advice can be sought for as when needed during the restoration porcess.''

    Your assumption is 100% right!

    We would love to see more pics. It has to be a 1971 model, Super beetles were never available for the 1970 year model.

    There is a possibility that its an early 71, the model year changed in August each year. So it may have been registered in Aug to Dec 1970 as a 1970 model.

    I cant imagine why the last owner swapped the gearbox. Maybe it was faulty but Super gearboxes had better ratios and thus were fun to drive. Check the code of the current one to see what it is (a real chore to crawl underneath to note the number).

    We NEED more pics mate.


    Dont go for changing out the whole wiring!! The original one may very well be worth salvaging and would be better than all new wires keeping in mind the fact that the old wires are of much better quality.

    Good luck.
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    @ psyborg

    Please always quote the source of any pics posted! You made us jump! Imagine a 1948 motor found in some warehouse in Shershah........

    Aha that manual crank starting nut is good......*hint hint*....
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    Exactly
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    @All, I need to know what kind of ignition setups are available in the market for a bug? Something *without* a distributor...
    "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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    @AsadIshaque

    Sorry for the wrong year. Must have been a typo. Yes it is a 71. Will check the exact maufacutring details through the chassis plate in a few days (been burried with work so probably wont be possible before the weekend-more pics will follow then)

    And thanks for the support mate!! Its really good to have nice people like you around.
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    @ psyborg

    Nothing in the local market I guess. Try abroad for the more jiucy stuff.
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    Some one is selling a dual port? I know someone who needs one
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    @AsadIshaque

    Any chances of meeting this weekend?
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    Guys, I've got my last paper on Monday so lets arrange a meet after that.
    And doc, do you go on duty Monday night?
    "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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    I am game brother!!! You get over with your papers and then we can discuss and finalize the details.
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    @KPsheikh
    any update on the parts?

    @romano
    what plans for this weekend? i'm probably going to do some "cutting"
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    salaam all VW enthusiasts!!

    here are some teaser pics for u all...hope u enjoy
    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -837630


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -837631


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -837632
    when going got tough then tough got going

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    Hummm
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    yup ure rite...its too shiny
    when going got tough then tough got going

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    Even after a couple of hours no new of the teaser?
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    Pictures of my VW Beetle 1200, 1970, restored in 2006.....

    Though I am not very happy with the restoration but considering the initial condition of the car, it seems to be reasonable......, at least the car is on-the-road and saved from Kabarias......

    No modifications have been done except the color of the leatherite on the seats, which has been wrongly selected as Maroon instead of black (standard in 1200 version as far as I know......).

    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -837755


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -837756


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -837757


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    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -837759

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    arifmian.

    is that a SVDA dual advance distributor?
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    @miyaan1987
    all i can see is a cloth and some rims,.. we need more pics.

    @arif mian
    you should always love what you have, and the fact that you saved this car from the scrap dealers is a great move. given a little time it would seem this gem would shine again. as it is it seems the car is mechanically fine which is MUCH more important than shiny paint.

    your car reminds me alot of romanos car, which is a good thing (Y)
    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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