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  • Early and Late Days with VWs

    Neil Scheid

    I learned to travel in the back of the split window Beetle. That was necessary until dad bought our first VW Microbus in 1956.

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  • My 1967 Notchback...a Long Story

    Phil Shirley

    This story starts back in 1989 when I was in college. My father was a High School Principal. He had been at the school for many years and had made sure that the school had a great Auto Shop. He also made it possible for folks to donate their cars to the school as a tax write off.

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  • Scrap Is $250 A Ton

    Nick Smith

    I have owned multiple Volkswagens (it’s kind of a sickness I have). But the story I want to share is about my 1961 Karmann Ghia.

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  • 1972 VW Super Beetle Limousine

    Phil Starr

    In the early 1980s, we (at Starr Imports, Champaign, Il) undertook to stretch a 1972 VW Super Beetle. We wanted to transport our service customers to and from work or school in style.

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  • The Love of a Bug

    Susan Taylor

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  • The Family Friend Lives On in the Bug.

    Jason Ward

    I bought my 1975 Volkswagen Super Beetle back in 2009. I bought this car a couple months after, Mike, a long time family friend of my dad's passed away.

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  • Pet Project/My Creation

    Nathan Watkins

    I began searching for a VW Bug as a back-up vehicle and a beginning to an electric vehicle conversion. I found my current Bug under my budget, due to it being a work in progress.

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  • The Bug I Learned to Drive In

    Brad Wears

    This story started more than 25 years ago, when I got my learner's permit. I didn't know how to drive a stick shift, so my best friend's mom took me out around the neighborhood in their 1973 VW Beetle.

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