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Old 3rd December 2007, 14:14   #1
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Hi, And i'm new to this forum, i discovered this place a few months ago, i've just been browsing it, so i deiced to join:

...and in the pic above is my '63 beetle!!!, how's it?
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Old 3rd December 2007, 15:11   #2
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Welcome to the forum Santaji!! For a 13-year old young man, that's a nice car you got there! You allowed to drive it??

And yeah, nice blog too! Have fu here & do remember to read the rules.

P.S. I don't know why but somehow I think you're going to be a great understudy for Karl!
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Welcome to T-BHP!!!

That is a nice beetle you got there! Also, was reading in your blog that you have just bought a VW Microbus. Congratuations on the rare find.

Have a pleasant stay!!
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Welcome to the forum Santaji!! For a 13-year old young man, that's a nice car you got there! You allowed to drive it??
My dad lets me drive our other car(tata indigo marina) sometimes, but not the beetle, cause i always leave the clutch too quickly xD!, and it has been months since i last drove!
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Nice to have a 13 yr old guy who is crazy about bugs .Nice car ..please post more pictures ...interior etc..Enjoy your time spent with Team BHP.
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Santaji, Finally you are here. Welcome aboard.

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Understudy? This kid knows more about VWs than all of us combined!

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Hello Santaji. We met at the Beetle club rally in Lonavala this year. I am thankful to you for my profile picture here - http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/members/moralfibre.html . You handle the Mac like no one handles their Beetles. You know of VW's at par to people twice / thrice your age. Thats a perfect foundation to be a VW head with quad turbo's. Way to go and enjoy your stay here.

Here's your beetle at the VCCCI rally Bombay -

VW Bug 1
VW Bug 1
VW Bug 1

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Welcome aboard Santaji. I have a historical question for you. Do you know what infamous man was the general designer of the V.W. bug? I will give you 3 hints. His initials are A.H. and he died in 1945 in Europe.
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Welcome aboard Santaji. I have a historical question for you. Do you know what infamous man was the general designer of the V.W. bug? I will give you 3 hints. His initials are A.H. and he died in 1945 in Europe.

Can we rephrase that? He commissioned it, not designed, though he did make these raw sketches on a napkin.

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welcome to the forum.. lots of people around my age are joining now.
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I will give you 3 hints. His initials are A.H. and he died in 1945 in Europe.
Uh, sorry I sound picky but these are only 2 hints...
Whats the 3rd.....? Anyways, someonez already revealed it! And who else could it be...
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Hi, And i'm new to this forum, i discovered this place a few months ago, i've just been browsing it, so i deiced to join:

...and in the pic above is my '63 beetle!!!, how's it?
Is that "Herbie, Fully loaded" ? i do hope that you have watched that disney classic, being a teen. It is the same car.
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Is that "Herbie, Fully loaded" ? i do hope that you have watched that disney classic, being a teen. It is the same car.
John, you must also give due regards to the older ones viz 'Love Bug', 'Herbie Rides Again', 'Herbie goes Monte Carlo', and 'Herbie goes Bananas'. 'Herbie fully Loaded' is the latest of the lot. I presume you have tried matching his age with the movie that was released at that time.

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what a strange coincidence.......he shares my birthday too !!! welcome aboard !!
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Incidentally, santaji's beetle reminds me of one in a similar colour I've seen junking away at an abandoned petrol pump that has quite a few classics (including the fiat 1600 estate as identified by ram) and a coupla '20s-ish cars!
No idea if that beetle's the same model but it looks like an old one only...
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