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    1. Member Michael Bee's Avatar
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      12-16-2011 10:51 PM #1
      Things are a little different but strangely the same here in NY. I do however still own a Scirocco.

      1st off, I went and got married:



      Butch was there..



      Then I closed on the house exactly 1 week later!




      Now the dust has cleared, it is time to get to work! I have many items to address on this here Scirocco and I aim to spend some of this winter doing it!

      But where to begin......
      Last edited by Michael Bee; 08-31-2012 at 12:20 PM.

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      12-16-2011 11:46 PM #2
      Congrats!!!!!
      Lots of VW stuff|Rare Scirocco parts!
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      12-17-2011 02:26 AM #3
      Holie-Crapanolie Mikey B!
      You've been a busy boy!
      And all the while, Butch was there....how sweet.

      ....but I thought you were gonna marry me?

      ....after we went through the tinychair cerimony and everything...


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      12-17-2011 03:38 AM #4
      A coat of white paint and a few more flourecent tubes and that garage will be a worthy man-cave.
      Scirocco inventory currently at 1% and holding.

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      the problem is not with me, you see. The problem is the car. It's a Mk2. It's already gotten way more attention than it deserved

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      12-17-2011 03:45 AM #5
      New wife, Old Rocco, New house

      Looks like you're the richest man in the world

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      12-17-2011 07:58 AM #6
      Congrats! I guess I can excuse the FFC fail this year.

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      12-17-2011 10:30 AM #7
      Congrats!

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      12-17-2011 11:19 AM #8
      Congratulation on the marriage and on the house.



      p.s. Chop that post in the middle of your garage. That'll give you some more elbow room. You can thank me later.
      Last edited by Mtl-Marc; 12-17-2011 at 11:23 AM.
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      12-17-2011 01:28 PM #9
      Raised ranch FTW! The Hudson Valley seems to have a lot of them. Nice to be able to park your car in the basement .

      Congrats on allofthegoodstuff, Mikeaaay. Now get to work!!

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      12-17-2011 02:19 PM #10
      Congrats Mike!

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      12-17-2011 02:45 PM #11
      'Grats dude!
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      12-17-2011 10:39 PM #12
      Thanks everyone!

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      12-18-2011 10:49 PM #13
      A lotta good stuff this season for you

    14. 12-18-2011 11:11 PM #14
      congratulations!

      what are the plans for the rocco?

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      12-18-2011 11:42 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by 35i 2000 View Post
      congratulations!

      what are the plans for the rocco?
      Hopefully to not sell it again lol
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    16. 12-19-2011 12:06 AM #16
      There's just something about saying

      "Mr. & Mrs. Bee..."


      Good work,
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      12-19-2011 07:21 AM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by veetarded View Post
      Hopefully to not sell it again lol
      Nope... won't make that mistake again bro.

      There are a few major restoration thoughts pertaining to engine, tranny, and the body/paint that financially are laughable to attempt now. Most of you know I don't wrench really, but I've become quite the do-it-yourselfer with my new crib. I plan to replace or fix a few items:

      - pull interior and replace original carpet from red to black.
      - swap instrument cluster with 80 mph speedo to black one with 100 mph speedo.
      - replace tail lights and rear plate mount with a setup from a 75 model with out all of the silly trim.
      - install misc pieces I've collected throughout BOTH tenure ownerships of 1 single Scirocco named Butch.

      Oh, and lastly.... (for now) since I'll be returning my employment with BMW on the 2nd for a commute that's 4 miles from home, I may sell my E46 coupe and buy a Caddy...

      There WILL be a FFC for 2k12!

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      12-19-2011 07:52 AM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by Michael Bee View Post
      Oh, and lastly.... (for now) since I'll be returning my employment with BMW on the 2nd for a commute that's 4 miles from home, I may sell my E46 coupe and buy a Caddy...

      There WILL be a FFC for 2k12!
      Nice commute and great for FFC! When are you starting the signup page? Just kidding, for now.

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      12-19-2011 08:49 AM #19
      Mike Bee.... way to rock the whole thing....too bad for me I can only see x's
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      12-19-2011 10:33 AM #20
      As mentioned before Mikee, big congrats to you and Mrs Bee on both the marriage and abode aquisition..
      If it aint a Mk1 then it's a donor....
      Brownrocco resto thread....http://www.vwwatercooled.org.au/f55/...esto-2339.html
      Cabrio repair thread......http://www.vwwatercooled.org.au/f55/...irs-21212.html

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      12-19-2011 11:26 AM #21
      Congratulations! that is terrific news Mikey.

      Good things come to good people!

      Happy Holidays!

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      12-19-2011 11:51 AM #22
      cheers!
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      12-20-2011 09:11 AM #23
      Congratulations Mr. Bee
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      12-20-2011 01:11 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by Michael Bee View Post

      Oh, and lastly.... (for now) since I'll be returning my employment with BMW on the 2nd for a commute that's 4 miles from home, I may sell my E46 coupe and buy a Caddy...

      There WILL be a FFC for 2k12!


      congrats on the marriage and house
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      12-20-2011 02:32 PM #25
      was there really a wedding? and new house and all of that.....

      Is my browser broken....I like to see Mike Bee in marriage regalia!!
      Wanted:Cirrus gray PS fender for S2 (one can dream) 1) Check your stash 2)Let me know
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