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dave66



Joined: 18 Feb 2009
Posts: 25

PostPosted: Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:37 pm    Post subject: Newbie! Reply with quote

Hey there all! I just joined the site and I am excited to be apart of a community that shares an interest of mine. I recently bought a 66' bug and I am in the process of restoring her piece by piece. There are some pretty major issue: brakes, interior, suspension, bondo, floor board rust, and I am having a nagging issue with my right turn signals. They are not working! I have replaced bulbs, fuses, I bought a new 12v black box, and I have traced all the wiring, and still no luck! Evil or Very Mad I guess that is why I am interested in a local club. A few months ago I joined an online group specific for 66' bugs and they have been helpful, however, it is different when there are people closer by that might be willing to lend a hand.

I will eventually update my profile, so here is a bit of info about me: I am 35, married, I have 3 kids (Izaak 11, Mary 6, and Maisey 7 months), I am a middle school teacher (math and science) and I - alot of baseball. This is my 4th vw (a 75 super beetle, 69 sedan, 73 transporter, and now my 66'). We live in the northside of town, since I teach in the mead district.

I am interested in becoming more of an active member in the club and participating in any events in the near future. Plus, I am searching for a few parts as well as someone or a group I can bounce questions off of. Later
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smithe



Joined: 28 Jan 2009
Posts: 277
Location: Spokane

PostPosted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 8:22 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome. I am not a member yet, just on the boards here, but I do plan on attending the next meeting the club has to see what it's all about.
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Spiel_Mit_Mir



Joined: 23 Jan 2009
Posts: 60

PostPosted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 8:32 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome!!

I'm new, too. I recently bought a '69 sedan. I have a lot of big plans and a very small budget....sooo...*shrugs* I guess we'll see what does or does not happen.

I went to the last engine class and met some of the guys....very cool people!

P.S.
My turn signals don't work, either. Lol. So when I drive around everyone thinks I'm an ass.
Three cheers for not yet getting pulled over!
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Mr Bs Bug N Buggy



Joined: 06 Aug 2007
Posts: 104
Location: Spokane Valley, Wa

PostPosted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 9:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Welcome to the site, we are so excited your here.......



Photo is just to have fun with ya......truly welcome to the site and I think you will find all the help and parts you need just by asking !!!!!

There is some really knowledgeable old people on this site.....look for Troy....Steve......those guy's..... Wink

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Viper Dune Buggy
and some parts !!!

Dune Buggies are unequaled in "smiles per mile"
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shakajava



Joined: 12 Oct 2008
Posts: 48
Location: Spokane

PostPosted: Mon Mar 16, 2009 7:39 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm newer member to this forum as well. I'm a member of thesamba.com, shoptalkforums.com and germanlook.com! Four is enough for me. LOL
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