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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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    @ romano

    The white bug is a standard alright. Maybe its a 71 given the stamping for the air vents???

    Many cars of post august each year were wrongly referred to, and maybe registered as belonging to the current year.

    Dont think many cars retain original indi covers, maybe someone wanted a bit of bolt-on/screw-on bling??

    Note also the older style rear view mirror (AND its mounting), stampings for door switches etc.

    @ all who wished me in this thread:

    Thanks a lot. 26th may is the anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone of the Wolfsburg factory by Hitler too! Day before yesterday was the 70th one!
    If there are no Beetles in heaven, Im not going!!!

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    Reply By : AsadIshaque on 5/28/2008 7:36:47 PM
    26th may is the anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone of the Wolfsburg factory by Hitler too! Day before yesterday was the 70th one!

    Wow I didn't know that. You must have felt proud when you'd read it for the first time.

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    Reply By : Storm on 5/28/2008 1:33:56 AM
    romano is a purist, he even hates the fact that i have rims on my 1303,.. but after being in his car i understand why....
    Someone at Cholistan Rally said to me that Romano Bhai has 1.5L engine in his 1.2L economy model

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    Found this somewhere (googled it) so thought I'll post it up



    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -839216
    Thy name is Sumair Thy love Skyline Thy is very interested in DRIFTING Thy has PHD in drifting from the university of Street Racing!!

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    i can assure you 100% he does not have a 1.5L in his car.
    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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    and I can't distrust you on that
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    Romano will have a stroke when he read's this
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    @sumair
    that's been posted here already.

    @buksh
    hopefully a 4-stroke, 2-strokes have too much vibration
    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

    Opps
    Thy name is Sumair Thy love Skyline Thy is very interested in DRIFTING Thy has PHD in drifting from the university of Street Racing!!

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    @timeless
    Its not 1.5 its 1.6 from a van i guess
    Keep a cool head and wear seatbelts!

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    Its a 1600cc twin port from a 1302 or 1303.
    Need that extra power for long distance drives.
    http://groups.google.com.pk/group/vwcop

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    And i am a witness to that display of power along with 5 more people
    Keep a cool head and wear seatbelts!

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    SWEEET!

    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -839320
    "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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    @Doc, some more paint ideas...

    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -839321


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -839322


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -839323


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -839324



    This one is my favorite :

    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -839325
    "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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    This is classic!

    The famous Marty Feldman:

    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -839326
    "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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    Anyone on Pakwheels who can help import thin whiteline or redline tyres for VWs?
    We are using Nexen 802s at the moment...
    http://groups.google.com.pk/group/vwcop

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    @romano
    ...and now you are putting fluffy things on your car
    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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    found this image on the net and i thought i'd share it,.. i love the raised exhaust pipes and flywheel propeller,.. ideal for KHI.

    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -839397
    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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    @all
    if you ever find one of these lying around,.. pick it up,.. they are as rare as hens teeth and in my opinion MUCH cooler than a hebmuller (specially when you are wearing a helmet!).


    Volkswagen Club of Pakistan VWCOP -839398
    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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    @ timelessfahad

    Yes I was a bit shocked when I found out. Took a few minutes for me to realise it was actually true.

    Coincident, fate, destiny.....whatever.

    You would be surprised to learn that I purchased my first Beetle, the red daily driver 68 by sheer coincidence on 26th May 1998. I actually took the car in my possession on the 28th, the day when Pakistan went Nuke.


    @ psyborg

    Ahhhh....you will never cease to push me. It does good you know......

    Interesting color schemes you have dug up.

    Went to Raheem a few days back and saw a 65ish Beetle converted to a convertible. It had the exact scheme as on the red n white sedan you posted.
    If there are no Beetles in heaven, Im not going!!!

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