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Old 07-28-2008, 02:52 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Anyone ever use a VW Beetle ??

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very cool
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Old 07-28-2008, 03:25 PM   #3
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That is to cool. I'll take one. We have owned may VW's over the years and now have a diesel Beetle. Great cars.
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We have a '68 beetle with a sun roof. I'd only have to reach up through the top to hook or unhook. We built a teardrop from scratch. I wonder............................................ ......
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Old 07-28-2008, 04:20 PM   #5
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Looks like it needs new axles
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Old 07-28-2008, 04:30 PM   #6
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Great - thanks for sharing.
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Old 07-28-2008, 04:52 PM   #7
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what, no sway control? i didn't see a hookup for the electrical. interesting.
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i didn't see a hookup for the electrical. interesting.
Yeah, they didn't make note of the connection on film, but I think I see an ambilical cord draped on the roof of the car and coming into the passenger compartment at the driver's door.

Also look for a connection on the trailer under the front window at about the center. It is shown pretty clearly about the time the "gentleman" with the tie and white bucks is rounding the drivers front fender headed back to the car.

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Old 07-28-2008, 05:45 PM   #9
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That is way cool - that 73 beetle was my all time favorite car - and to think what I missed out on........

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Old 07-28-2008, 05:45 PM   #10
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I wonder how many of these made it into production? Imagine the look on the face of the people with the monster 5'er when you pull in to the campsite next to them with one...
They could use them for Clown Camping at the circus...
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I love the way you can turn the VW around and back in going forward.
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Old 07-28-2008, 06:31 PM   #12
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Way cool! Over the years I've had a string of Beetles. 68 was my favorite year.

I also had a 411 - a fun ride right up until it burned on the side of the road. I would love to know more about that camper.
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Old 07-28-2008, 06:43 PM   #13
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Holy Crap! Send this clip to Airstream so they can figure out why the basecamp failed! If you're going to go small - GO SMALL

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I love it! What a hoot! I'm an old VW fan...my very first car was a bug and I've have had several...my last was a White Special Edition 79 V W Bug Convertible (with AC!)...the last year they were made... I drove it for years, then it sat for some more, then I finally restored it from the ground up...it was beautiful and turned heads wherever we drove it...eventually sold it to another VW fan so someone else could enjoy it for many more years to come. Here's a pic.
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My first car was a 1960 Bug. No AC in Arizona was a challange, maybe it was cooler back then...
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My first car was a 1960 Bug. No AC in Arizona was a challange, maybe it was cooler back then...
The car, or Arizona?
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My 73 super beetle had factory air - it worked ok....Have had a number of VW's - Karman Ghia, Rabbit, Dasher and a Rabbit convertible...

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My 73 super beetle had factory air - it worked ok....Have had a number of VW's - Karman Ghia, Rabbit, Dasher and a Rabbit convertible...

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I had factory air on my '72 bus. Clicking the "on" switch was like tossing out a giant anchor, but it did cool pretty well, as long as you didn't mind not going anywhere in a hurry.
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WOW! What a cool idea. Judging by the speakers attire, it's an old commercial/news story reel that someone dredged up.

It's pretty neat. I especially liked the manuverability of the combo, yet it obviously failed to survive the market. I wonder what became of the company and what it's downfall was? Have any of you ever seen (or even heard of?) one of these trailers or the hitch? Nah, I didn't think so.
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That is so cool! I wonder how many 360's the TV can do before the wiring binds?
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