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    Thread: Old Timers. Who is still here?

    1. Moderator the brit's Avatar
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      08-17-2012 10:53 PM #1
      I'm tinkering with my Fox, and need to re-do some of the brake lines and the e-brake cables. I found this thread, which got me thinking..

      Who is still around and will find this thread? Important cars and people.. Dean Fox-N-It, Adam, Eric, Banned Wagon, the list goes on.

      And that leads me to.. Who has parts that they're storing for me in various places across the country?
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      08-17-2012 10:59 PM #2
      I like to feel important. I'm still here, sort of.
      Quote Originally Posted by JebGLX
      I'll do it late tonight after all the kiddies are asleep in their cribs. God I love the smell of pissed off Vortexers in the morning!

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      08-17-2012 11:00 PM #3
      Quote Originally Posted by Ian! View Post
      I like to feel important. I'm still here, sort of.
      Six minutes to find the thread. Not bad! I do consider you an old timer
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      | '09 Aprilia RS125 | '81 Kawasaki AR80 | '59 NSU Quickly | '64 Honda Cub C65 + '65 C105 | Trek Madone 7.9 | Trek Crockett 9 |

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      08-17-2012 11:19 PM #4
      Quote Originally Posted by the brit View Post
      Six minutes to find the thread. Not bad! I do consider you an old timer
      I am not a Fox old timer, but I have been on the Tex for quite some time even though my post count is extremely low. I used to be a contributing editor to VW Trends and have owned 24 air and water cooled VW's (and a WRX, and now Chevy truck). So I have been around and have definitely been watching everyone's builds with the greatest of interest. I also find them quite inspirational. Thanks to everyone for sharing their photos and experience with the rest of us!

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      08-17-2012 11:21 PM #5
      Old but of little importance...

      These are 2 threads bring on nostalgia.

      Who's doing what, performance-wise?

      Where do you stand (modification wise) and what do you plan?

      I thought you were storing an Autobahn Air Scoop for me...
      Last edited by voxwagen88; 08-17-2012 at 11:23 PM.

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      08-18-2012 12:36 AM #6
      I've been around now for over a decade but only within the last several years here in the Fox forum. I used to frequent the mk2 and mk3 forums more often. Oddly enough my first vw was an 87 Fox wagon, followed by a 1987 QSW and then Mk3 Golf Mk2 Golf and Mk3 TDI and a plethora of other rides.

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      08-18-2012 12:52 AM #7
      Quote Originally Posted by the brit View Post
      I do consider you an old timer
      I feel so involved!
      Quote Originally Posted by JebGLX
      I'll do it late tonight after all the kiddies are asleep in their cribs. God I love the smell of pissed off Vortexers in the morning!

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      08-18-2012 01:07 AM #8
      im here..........kinda!!
      Dont have nothing that belongs to you thou!!

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      08-18-2012 02:21 AM #9
      Quote Originally Posted by Bergenor View Post
      im here..........kinda!!
      Dont have nothing that belongs to you thou!!
      Hush up, Bee! You make it back from the Motherland OK, dude?

      Anyhoo, I'm still here mostly. Not that I'm important but I have been here a looooong time.

      Dean hasn't been on in almost a year. Banned still hanging around tho. Longitudinal left in a huff about the same time IIRC.

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      08-18-2012 07:57 PM #10
      Quote Originally Posted by kerensky View Post
      ...Longitudinal left in a huff about the same time IIRC.
      Never did figure out what that was all about....then again I don't get into the politics of the site too much...haha

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      08-19-2012 08:26 AM #11
      The wife and I were around before Adam. We have the 89 Coupe in the rafters waiting come out and play someday.
      Waterfest trophies in 98 and 99, refused to go in 2000 cause it turned too douchbaggy.

      Our 93 sedan is long dead, about a year after we sold it, we heard it got wrapped around a tree.

      Really plans for the 89 is to do an old skool build.
      15" Fox Motorsport wheels, lowered slightly (most likely cut a coil), home built exhaust (easy as pie to make, you can do it with auto parts store pipes and clamps), late Fox taillights, and some other bits too.

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      08-19-2012 01:44 PM #12
      I've been here a while too, but haven't posted much. Lots of folks know and knew more about the ol' fox. I lurked for a while after I bought the wagon. I think I removed the exhaust donut only a few days after learning about the DIY.
      Where's the Gem? You'll find it. Everbody does.

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      08-19-2012 10:41 PM #13
      Quote Originally Posted by cfvwtuner View Post
      The wife and I were around before Adam.
      Bonus old timer points for those who remember the old Fox club and/or the yahoo group.
      Quote Originally Posted by JebGLX
      I'll do it late tonight after all the kiddies are asleep in their cribs. God I love the smell of pissed off Vortexers in the morning!

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      08-20-2012 12:33 AM #14
      Not old but involved. Ready to learn what I can.

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      08-20-2012 04:12 PM #15
      Quote Originally Posted by Ian! View Post
      Bonus old timer points for those who remember the old Fox club and/or the yahoo group.


      My wife is the Fox Club International and owner of that Yahoo group.

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      08-20-2012 11:30 PM #16
      Quote Originally Posted by cfvwtuner View Post
      My wife is the Fox Club International and owner of that Yahoo group.
      It's not *that* kind of Fox club, dude... *ducks*


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      08-21-2012 05:11 PM #17
      Quote Originally Posted by kerensky View Post
      It's not *that* kind of Fox club, dude... *ducks*

      Not anymore, no. Hardly a looker among us.
      Quote Originally Posted by JebGLX
      I'll do it late tonight after all the kiddies are asleep in their cribs. God I love the smell of pissed off Vortexers in the morning!

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      08-21-2012 10:50 PM #18
      Quote Originally Posted by Ian! View Post
      Not anymore, no. Hardly a looker among us.
      You say that as though it hasn't always been that way...

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      08-22-2012 09:50 PM #19
      Yupper. Heather is still in the house and still owns a FOX. ^_^

      Foxy

    20. 08-23-2012 08:17 PM #20
      I was a member of the yahoo group and lurk around in here. My black 93 was the first car i ever bought and fixed myself. I miss my ghetto side exit exaust!

      matt

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      08-23-2012 08:42 PM #21
      7 days but I still lurk in the shadows and still have my ridiculous Fox. I'm going to start working on it again after the last show of the season, Sept. 9th. It has been too long and the other 4 Wheel Drive money hog has been needing attention.

      Plan is to get it running and moving under its own power by this time next year.

      I remember the old Yahoo Groups. I was a member back then I think.

      Now I just had an old timers moment and forgot what this thread was originally about.
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      I am old enough that I only have to be nice when I want to.

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      08-24-2012 10:52 PM #22
      I want to meet up with all of you. I have now moved onto the single turbo B5 S4 world, but still have my Fox at the shop waiting for some RWD implant.
      Old toy = Fastest VW Fox in the U.S. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rS885tlc0FY
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      Newest Toy = Single turbo B5 S4 http://www.audizine.com/forum/showth...ingle-turbo-S4

    23. 08-26-2012 01:28 PM #23
      Oh hi!

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      08-27-2012 05:09 PM #24
      Quote Originally Posted by Banned wagon View Post
      Oh hi!
      Omghai2u?
      Quote Originally Posted by JebGLX
      I'll do it late tonight after all the kiddies are asleep in their cribs. God I love the smell of pissed off Vortexers in the morning!

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      09-04-2012 10:28 PM #25
      Quote Originally Posted by the brit View Post
      Who is still around and will find this thread? Important cars and people.. Dean Fox-N-It, Adam, Eric, Banned Wagon, the list goes on.
      I'm still around, I found this thread and still have my Fox, the Fox I've had since May 1997.
      Odd School.

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      09-04-2012 11:42 PM #26
      Quote Originally Posted by VW Fox View Post
      I'm still around, I found this thread and still have my Fox, the Fox I've had since May 1997.
      Dang Adam, I guess I always assumed you'd been born in yours. Or maybe sprung, like Artemis, fully grown from the fountainhead of Zeus.

      I've actually owned my sedan for 23 years this past weekend.


    27. 09-10-2012 10:27 PM #28
      I am Bill_LeBob's festering boil.

      I still have 2 Fox seats and a grill in my shed.

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      09-13-2012 04:26 AM #29
      I'm still around some.

      I kissed the back of a grand cherokee with my wagon last year and it's been sitting since. I still hope to put her back on the road again someday.

    29. 09-18-2012 12:23 AM #30
      I'm here. Sold the fox though

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