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      The throttle shaft on the carburetor is worn out....

      The throttle shaft on the carburetor is worn out. Fairly common on a 40+ year old part with a metal to metal fit. You could have it rebuilt, buy a factory rebuilt one, or rebuild it yourself and...
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      A Troubie?! :laugh: Put an air-cooled beetle...

      A Troubie?! :laugh:

      Put an air-cooled beetle motor in there, then we'll talk.

      Q: Why does the Trabant have a rear window defroster?

      A: To keep your hands warm when you have to push the car....
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      I meant like, the bumpers and headlight rings are...

      I meant like, the bumpers and headlight rings are chromed, but the door handles and everything else is black, etc.
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      Either all chrome or all black, mixing looks...

      Either all chrome or all black, mixing looks weird.
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      https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/131/329883184_7cefc9...

      https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/131/329883184_7cefc99281.jpg
    6. Front-wheel drive F-450 to accommodate a deep...

      Front-wheel drive F-450 to accommodate a deep truck bed

      http://67-72chevytrucks.com/vboard/attachment.php?attachmentid=685700&stc=1&d=1295591430

      Regular was RWD or optional AWD
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      I've heard you can apply Rain-X on the inside of...

      I've heard you can apply Rain-X on the inside of the car to cut down on condensation/frost.
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      Try posting your question in this forum ...

      Try posting your question in this forum

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/forumdisplay.php?1055-Air-Suspension

      Air suspension is not discussed too much here in the air-cooled forum.
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      Sure Chief, I'm sure no hot air would be sucked...

      Sure Chief, I'm sure no hot air would be sucked up off the asphalt and pumped back in the motor. To think I was wasting all that extra time Auto-Xing all those years lugging around that extra weight...
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      Nice work. What class mandates the windshield...

      Nice work. What class mandates the windshield brackets? Electromotive FI??

      A couple of suggestions, replace the rear tin one the motor--you'll get a lot of hot air recirculating through the...
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      Check out the new fangled search engine thingy...

      Check out the new fangled search engine thingy for 2015 on the interwebs...:facepalm:
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      C'mon Man, search engine. Nobody in here is...

      C'mon Man, search engine. Nobody in here is waiting to do your homework for you:

      http://forums.vwvortex.com/showthread.php?6020689-Official-Air-Cooled-VW-forum-FAQ-and-DIY
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      Not sure if there is a question in there, but no...

      Not sure if there is a question in there, but no the car is not junked. That is the dumbest thing I've heard all day.

      Headers are not expensive. I replaced the 4 into 1 stock manifold on my '86...
    15. Hey Lemorris, haven't heard from you in forever. ...

      Hey Lemorris, haven't heard from you in forever. I used to own Engage in Tucson. Ha-ha, love the slogan.
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    18. There is a market for the dumped bays: ...

      There is a market for the dumped bays:

      http://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/detail.php?id=1714975

      Not as much money to be made, but not the insane prices splits are asking nowadays:
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