31/10/2006

CALIFORNIA 4

DAY 4

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After a nice breakfast at Callahans on Wilshire Blvd. in Santa Monica we went around the corner to visit Engle Cams.

 

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The company is in this building since the mid 60`s! The used to rent a part of the property out to a company called "Hillborn"! The insiders know what that is!

 

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Alex from ISP showed us the shop and some nice details of bus body work! :-)

Bondo rules! Little did he know that we are the Bondo Police!

 

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Was good to see you again Alex & Anthony!

 

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During my last trip in march I discovered Hot Rods and Hobbies at the end of "Gasoline Alley"!

 

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This is when Dr.Detail can´t believe the details!

 

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From a drawing into reality!

 

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There is only a few people in Europe who would spend this amount of money for quality! I should move the business to California!

 

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I´ve not often seen a perfection like this nin my life! We were blown away!

 

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Blown Ford engine and airride suspension in this lightweight fiberglass Rod!

 

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A 1400 horsepower , 8.2liter Keith Black engine pushes this ol´Chevy down the road!

 

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Real deal Ferrari Daytona Coupe was there for fresh paint!

 

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A complete 911 is this 356A!

 

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Serranos is around the corner!

 

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Tobi checks out the famous "Cat Bus" on Rose parking lot in Venice Beach! It smells so bad!

 

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Walter is checking the Pacific Ocean! I though I would swimm to Hawaii but the water was a little bit too cold! Maybe next time!

 

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I want muscles!!!!

 

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The best fresh lemonade and the best Chilli Cheese Fries ever!

 

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Is it really art when´you can´t look out the window anymore?

 

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What is this unknown person doing!

 

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I´m glad my girlfriend doesn´t recognize this guy!

 

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Put bacon on your fingers! I looks good on girls heels when the have blisters from their shoes! So natural!!!

 

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Different countries - different taste!

 

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A new car that rocks! Oh yeah!

 

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Tobi and me thought that we should go back to our perfect bodies!!!

 

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How about a different color?

END OF DAY 4! That was so much fun!

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30/10/2006

CALIFORNIA 3

DAY 3
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One of my most favorite motels in CA! The Nites Inn in Ontario!

 

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Chillin´ in the morning sun at the pool!

 

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Huge cholesterol breakfest with my old friend Spence! It was sooo good!

 

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My friend Drew arrives in his crew...cab! Could be yours for around 25grand!

 

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Low Mile 67 squareback anyone? 6000USD will buy this beauty!

 

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One of the last rustfree Westies! And it´s a top hatck SO33! 17,500$ and it´s yours!

 

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1967, lowered, dual carbs and og paint! 12,500USD will make you the owner of this Cali-13window!

 

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How about a 58 low light Ghia for 9,500USD?

 

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They are everywhere!

 

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Like any other car dealer!

 

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On the streets of Huntington Beach on a sunny sunday afternoon!

 

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Chip Foose and...

 

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Ed"Big Daddy" Roth at the Petersen!

 

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Rat Fink in all his glory!!!

 

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End of day 3: Rodeo Drive!!!

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CALIFORNIA2

DAY 2
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The same night we made our way down to Huntigton Beach to attend the weekly "Donut Delerics" cruise. It is every saturday from 5-8am since 1985!

 

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SUNRISE! The lot was already packed!

 

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At the same time Walter had his first coffee and donut! We were up for 28hours straight with only 3hours of sleep.

 

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Does the lack of sleep really matter when you can see cars like this?

 

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Gasser pulling in!

 

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That is what it´s all about! Nice weather, friendly people, hot cars and ... palm trees! Oh yeah!

 

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Did I already mention that I love Woodies?

 

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Scooby Doo´s pick up!

 

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Hot Rods and...

 

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Hot Dogs!

 

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Did I say I love the 41´s?

 

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This Citroen does 300!!!! MPH!!!!

 

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A little bit 80´s but cool!

 

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My favorite!

 

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Only a few aircooled cars showed up but they were nice!

 

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After the show is before the show! We had to get breakfest to fill the power up!

 

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Tobi couldn´t believe what was going on at Pep Boy´s and ...

 

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in front of Mc Kennzies!

 

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Marty Staggs rail! 2.9 liter , 7.6 best ET!

 

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Silver Bugget was there for service!

 

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We sure had to talk about turbos! :-)

 

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Pomona Race Way!!!

 

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50 years Amercian Racing!

 

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That was the NHRA museum in Pomona!

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26/10/2006

CALIFORNIA

DAY1
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Before boarding Tobi was looking not very relaxed! It´s his 1st transatlantic travel! Oh boy ,you don´t wanna come back!

 

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Get on board!

 

 

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10 000meters above Greenland and still 9hrs to go! We try to keep the smile! Thanks to LUFTHANSA for their internet access! I´m posting this on board the plane!

 

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Is this really called "The City Of Angels"?

 

 

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Tobi is about to take his first step into the "Land of the Free"!

 

 

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Our evening action at Bob´s Big Boy in Burbank!

 

 

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Cool 60´s home-built!

 

 

PREVIEW

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Tobi and me will be off to California and Nevada until november 9th! The Bug Box will be closed during that time!

 

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We will be going to Veggas for the SEMA show!

 

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I´m sure to meet some Porn Queens modelling their hearts out for us!

Another stop will be the

GOOD GUYS 8th fuel & gas finals with a lot of nostalgia drag racing!

I will be updating our blog whenever possible!

Stay tuned!

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19/10/2006

NOTCH 4 SALE

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This ol´Notch is fresh @ the BOX! It is a parts or project car and could be yours for only 850€! E-Mail us at walter@bug-box.de !

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NIKKI DAY

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Yesterday Nikki was trying to convince us that she is "Pippi Langstrumpf" by putting the paper under her shoes and sanding the cargo floors with her feet!

 

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16/10/2006

COOL NEW PRODUCTS

FENDER SKIRTS
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Due to many inqiries we finally have these high quality fiberglass fender skirts from "Glass Action" in stock. They fit all -66 beetles. Later versions and IRS version on request. Price per pair 229€!

Order Hotline:

phone: +49 961 4161798

e-mail: walter@bug-box.de

 

CB BTR WHEELS

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4x15" lug pattern 5/205 219€/each

 

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7x15" lug pattern 5/205 219€/each

Germany exclusive @ THE BUG BOX

Get these cool rims today!

Order Hotline:

phone: +49 961 4161798

e-mail: walter@bug-box.de

 

 

 

 

 

DEIST RACE HARNESS

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New @ THE BUG BOX are Deist race harnesses. We currently stock this 2 and 3" 4-point harness for only 250€/pair or 139€/piece!

Order Hotline:

phone: +49 961 4161798

e-mail: walter@bug-box.de

 

 

 

 

 

 

CB DROPPED SPINDLES

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Our special offer for october / november as long as stock lasts:

CB Performance ball joint dropped spindles for disc brakes only 249€/pair!

Order Hotline:

phone: +49 961 4161798

e-mail: walter@bug-box.de

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