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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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VW’s horizontally opposed 4 cylinder engine.

Rear view of an air cooled VW engine. Internal combustion motors are truly an amazing piece of machinery. The ingenuity that went into creating gas powered engines is impressive. However, one of the side effects of a running engine is

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That VW smell

If you have driven or gone for a ride in an old classic VW, then you have experienced the smell.  My wife thinks they stink. For me, it brings a flood of fond memories. A musty smell of old carpet,

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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.