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  1. General Motoring Discussion
    I just took part in a "Readers Review" of the new 2012 VW Beetle for Whatcar? Got to see it in the metal at VW HQ in Milton Keynes (Ooo! :lol:) Must say it's actually a great looking car in the metal - much more masculine with a superb interior with excellent quality. I'd NEVER buy the previous...
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    Ok it's not a normal Beetle but to add salt to the wounds it is built from parts from an old electric milk float by two brothers in Berkshire. 0-60 in 1.6 seconds :wow: and now picking up loads of awards :thumbs: :cool: Video: Electric Beetle beats Bugatti and secures world record - Telegraph
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    I have a 73 Beetle which I am restoring and so I spend a lot of time on the Volkszone Vzi forum which is almost as good as AO in terms of population and frequency of threads. It is spoilt only be everyones propensity to refer to each other as "dude" in their postings and sport too many goatee...
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    It would probably look something like this...:lol:
  5. General Motoring Discussion
    Don't try this at home for heavens sake.:eek: YouTube - The Original Fast Volkswagen Belt Change. AlfaLincs
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    I changed a friends cambelt and waterpump on her beetle the other day. All marked carefully. Changed no problem. Now its got the engine check light on the dash. Took it for a diag and it says the camshaft sensor is causing an error. How the hell did I get it out of allignment. I marked both cam...
  7. General Motoring Discussion
    After Alfa's my second love's are the old Type 1 air cooled VW Beetle's, in the early 1990's i was involved with a company called Beetleworld based in Iver, Bucks who restored and modified them. It was a bit of a landmark on the M25 as we had a Beetle on a platform about 20ft in the air which...
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    Interesting one: Southeast Texas Record | Volkswagen sued after teens involved in rollover "The complaint argues that the death and injuries could have been prevented through safer design alternatives that include "electronic stability control, seats less prone to failure during rollover...
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    sorry guys; posted this by accident before i'd finished it - see the 'proper' post above, or maybe a mod can just delete this one for me. ta.
  10. General Motoring Discussion
    another of my wee reviews..... vw beetle tdi ok, so by the fact im calling it a tdi, i guess you have figured out that this is the 'new' beetle we are talking about here...i just wanna clear one thing up right now..before we go ONE sentance further..this car aint a way.... no...
  11. General Motoring Discussion
    Here we go :D
  12. Motoring Images
    (c) Sniffpetrol
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    I am expecting to see Adolf Hitler stood in the back saluting the assembled throng at Nuremburg. That hood mechanism is awful....
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