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June 28, 1986 – The best day of my life

Just over 32 years ago, I fell in love twice on the same day. I guess that this would make this the single most eventful day in my life. Sometime in the afternoon, I went for a test drive of

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Home at last!

Well, it has been about a month and a half since I put a down payment on the 66 bug and today was the long awaited day when I brought it home. In preparation for this day I had to

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Project 66 Beetle

It has been just over 2 years since I sold my last VW to fund the down payment on my home. As is usual for me, I can only go for so long without a VW before I start getting

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My 1972 Ghia convertible

Through the years, as I purchased and sold different air-cooled VW’s, I always wanted to own a Karmann Ghia. I thought that they were by far the classiest VW, with the smoothest lines. The pinnacle of this dream would be

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VW Camping

One of the truly fun VW’s to own is a Westfalia. For those of you not familiar with the term, Westfalia’s were camper conversions of VW buses. Westfalia conversions began in 1951, and continued with both the early and late

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1998 Beetle’s reunion

In 1998, a local Seattle radio station KJR, which was probably one of Seattle’s most popular through the 70’s, hosted a reunion event. The idea was to host a Beetles/Beatles gathering that featured a Beatles cover band, but was also

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Chad’s 1970 Karmann Ghia

In spring of 2012, while I was in the process of finishing up my 72 convertible Karmann Ghia project, I decided to take on another project for my son Chad. He had recently been diagnosed with NF2 (Neurofibromatosis Type 2),

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I fell in love with air-cooled Volkswagens over 30 years ago. I want to keep the love and passion for vintage VW's alive and share my stories with others.