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Old April 26th, 2012, 11:16 PM   #1
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Default Umm...hello?? Anybody here??
Re::'s me...the new guy...   

Ahhh...there you are!! Greetings and salutations!!!
Von Kartman calling. Pleased to make your acquaintance...:o)

Not gonna lie, I'm a true 'newb' least to this whole forum thing, anyway. Took me forever just to figure out where the heck the 'Member Introduction Area' was...let alone how to make this first I was almost like this little guy here: Yeah, yeah...I know...get the ribbing out of the way now, kids... Anyhow, I happened upon this site and thought I'd partake, as it looks like there are some very like-minded individuals here. I've been into das VW's since I was a wee lad. My '63 Type 1, I bought as a graduation present from me to me and the '72 'not-quite-standard' Type 1, I picked up a couple years back. My white '63 is all original and will be getting a body-off-pan resto, along with the full 'Herbie' treatment. Why Herbie?...'cause Herbie is badass and he's the whole reason I fell in love with VW's in the first place...
Horrace...the '72...well, he's a whole 'nuther story... My intent was to build your typical Volksrod from him...chopped, sectioned, lowered, straight axle front w/ hairpins, big 'n little wide whites, etc... Well, the more I thought about it, the more I wanted to make him even that much more uni-q, so I figured 'no holds barred' on this one. He shall be an exact opposite to Herbie...much like in the remake movie back in the late 90's, but with a bit more modern flare in the appearance and driveline department... As I make progress, I'll be posting pics.

Cheers to all!!...:o)
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