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  1. My 1969 VW Bug with Blaupunkt Mannheim

    My 1969 VW Bug with Blaupunkt Mannheim
    I have an original Blaupunkt Mannheim radio in my 1969 Beetle and it runs with the original speaker. I also ordered a new speaker from retro sound, which is great, but I was too lazy to install it. I put also a special Blaupunkt DIN cable connector in the rear of the radio which makes it possible to connect two...
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  2. Maikäfertreffen Hannover 2017

    Maikäfertreffen Hannover 2017
    Hello VW Fans. I visited the Maikäfertreffen #34 in Hannover on Monday the 1th May 2017 with my 1969 VW Beetle. My VW 1500 made the 250 kilometers from Bremen to Hannover and return successfully. I am used to 30 and 34 horsepower Beetles and my new VW 1500 with 44 horsepower is a fast Bug. I arrived at 7:25...
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  3. VolksWorld VW Show 2017 UK

    VolksWorld VW Show 2017 UK
    Hello VW Fans. I had good times at the VolksWorld 2013, 2015 and 2016 and so the UK biggest and best VW Show was calling me last weekend. I visited the VolksWorld on Saturday the 25th March 2017 at the Sandown Park Racecourse in Esher near London. After an early morning flight with Ryanair and about 100 miles in a...
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  4. Bremen Classic Motorshow BCM 2017

    Bremen Classic Motorshow BCM 2017
    I visited the Bremen Classic Motorshow (BCM) on Saturday the 4th February 2017. The Show takes place once a year in Bremen Germany and there are all brands of classic cars and motorcycles to see. It is a huge. I arrived at 9:00 a.m. in the morning after a 3 kilometer ride with my bicycle. There was already a traffic...
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  5. Interstate VW Junkyard California

    Interstate VW Junkyard California
    Hello VW Fans. I was in California in 2016 and visited the Interstate VW junkyard in Lake Elsinore. The junkyard has vintage VW cars and parts for Beetle, T2 Bus, Karmann Ghia and Type 3 for sale. It is located at Interstate Used Parts & Auto Sales, 18181 Collier Ave, Lake Elsinore, CA 92530, USA. It is one of the...
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  6. VW Autostadt Wolfsburg

    VW Autostadt Wolfsburg
    Hello VW Fans. I visited the famous Autostadt Wolfsburg in November 2016. I arrived at the Welcome Desk at 10:00 a.m. and started with the Volkswagenwerk Werk-Tour to see how they produce the new Golf 7. Then I watched some good VW movies in “The GroupForum” building. After that I visited “the ZeitHaus museum” to see a collection of classic...
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  7. 20 Jahre primerracing Zeven Germany

    20 Jahre primerracing Zeven Germany
    Hello VW Fans. I visited the 20 Jahre primerracing Party on Saturday the 27th August 2016 in Zeven Germany. Maik, also known as der nette Maik, who infected me 25 years ago with the VW virus, invited me to the Party. I had a good time with German beer, Bratwurst and VW burnout. Below 19 pictures of the primerracing 20-Jahres-Party...
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  8. #22 ADAC Oldtimer Classic Rallye Verden 2016

    #22 ADAC Oldtimer Classic Rallye Verden 2016
    Hello VW Fans. I did the #22 Int. ADAC Oldtimer Classic Rallye in Verden Germany with my 1959 VW Beetle on 20. August 2016. The Rallye was organized by the ADAC Automobil Club Verden e.V. and around 110 classic cars of various brands like VW, Mercedes, Porsche, BMW and Opel participated. Start and finish was at the Landhaus Badenhoop in...
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