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I've always loved magazines, I have cupboards full of them. Looking through all the magazines on the news stands, I always feel like there's not the perfect magazine for vintage VW people, so I decided I would try and make one...

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Lavenham 2020 Cancelled

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Did Josef Ganz Design the Volkswagen Beetle? Since Paul Schilperoord released his book and now TV documentary, the story has been publicised that Porsche 'stole' the design of the Volkswagen from Josef Ganz and Ganz was erased from the VWs history because he was Jewish. Here's my take and opinion on the story.

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15 October 2019

20 Years of www.pre67vw.com


October 2019 marks 20 years of pre67vw! Where did the time go? 20 years is quite a long time, a lot of things about our VW hobby have changed in that time, mostly the price of cars and parts!

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Even as little as 20 years ago, VW's weren't considered to be cars worthy of expensive restorations, and because of this very few people made correct parts for the rare models. Instead, you either had to spend years tracking down correct parts or modify a later part to make it look kinda right. These days everything has changed and its worthwhile people reproducing low quantities of high quality rare parts - Repuestos Sam is one of those people.

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Smoker Pod Very little information seems to be available on this very rare accessory.

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I often get asked - Why pre 1967? What do I have against later VW's?

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10 August 2018

Patina or Pristine?


Patina VWs or Restored? There’s been a growth in the interest of original unrestored ‘patina’ cars across the classic car world, where do you stand?

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25 May 2018

Stanford Hall 2018


Stanford Hall 2018 The biggest and best all round VW show in the UK

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I can’t believe I’ve left the blog for so long - I seem to have missed two whole years!! This post is about a great little company I’ve found called ‘old skool parts shop’ who specialise in the restoration of pedal sets.

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