22/06/2009

NEW SHOP ACTION

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Yeah, having split the business in two locations makes things go faster an much more efficient!

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A german built, driven, restored and painted 23window goes to a german upholstery shop! It was a real hard piece of work, but if you are ready to spend the right money for the right quality and have a little more time we can supply the best in the industry!

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Not just slammed over something, this 62 got the proper steering, suspension and brakes to handle the power from a 2,4litre type4!

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DAniel from ATZ-Weiden gets the cars everywhere just in time with the best service!

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Check out the cool 59 15window we just received!

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One for the blaster, one for upholstery shop!

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Always a cool and exciting trip for the ATZ guys! The have the attention on the autobahn for sure!

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When one is gone we simply hop on the next!

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65 walkthrough Samba is the next in line!

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Konrad is on it to get it rollin as fast as possible! Lowered beam, IRS, CSP discs, Whitewalls and a 1800cc engine is on the list!

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In the meantime Jörg is finishing the 67 walkthrough standard after a full on resto!

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The car is quite a sleeper! 14" CSP discs, dropped spindle, adjusters, IRS... the list goes on! And for sure ... one day a big engine will go in!

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That is what we started with a year ago!

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After we imported it for our customer we gave it a mechanical service and some spindles to let him enjoy it for almost 2 years before we started the restoration!

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 Today was the big day! It got picked up with improved looks and a much better handling & braking!

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If I didn´t tell you, you wouldn´t guess that this is a full on!

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FOXES & DOGS!

 

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10/06/2009

What else...

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Spyder Guy is a "not so good client!" We whish it would leave us any day but owner has a special way to deal with invoicing!

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We had to put some Sprints on to be able to drive this POS! It got dropped off on real 16" steelies with bias plies but lowered! Good luck!

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57 panel finally made it´s way to us after moving from one specialist to the next in the last 5years! We will finish it up and give it the looks and performance!

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67 panel is at the paint shop already! The pic shows it waiting for a piece of dog leg!

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63 rag is going to be very special! Body work is nearing completition! Will be ready for paint next week!

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63 euro samba is rolling after 2years!

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Martin´s 67 standard micro neads a few more tweaks and will be ready to be picked up after a full resto next week!

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Rustfree 65 single just got here from Jugoslavia! Could be yours for just 7500€!

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My 67 vert got a 2110 that some guy in the US built!

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Something you don´t want to see in a brand new engine! It just ran 500miles in a bus we imported!

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Freddies Eric Justus Ghia is for sale! Give me a shout! I can hook you up! walter@bug-box.de

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Ralle with my latest EBAY purchase! Real 80´s!

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New shop n storage is filling up! Only best quality parts there!

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See you!

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MY PROJECT

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This 68 sunroof bug is the last thing we needed for our Bug-Box project! We hope to get it finished for next years show season! It´s gonna be different to anything you´ve seen in the european scene ever! Believe me!

The car had to be a 68 sunroof and what I located after a 4month search was a rustfree shell with doors on a floorpan! Nice french flag paint sceme!

We will keep you posted!

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27/05/2009

New RC toys and Tamiyas

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The rear one was a 12x15"in size 1/10!

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This Scorcher from Switzerland needs a resto!

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Honda Jazz "Willy´s Wheeler" is one of the most rare vintage Tamiyas!

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The Bolink Digger is no Tamiya but I wanted one very bad when I was a kid! Now I got one on Ebay! For cheap!

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Never mess with Walter

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I´m getting you...! Good time at Lenny´s WCCR back in march!

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JÖRG´s NEW TOY

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It´s said to have 480hp!

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...and Herbie sold it to him!

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Our new mobile chalet!

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Heino cake from our customer Kuchenmeister!

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1st OF MAI REVIEW

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Trophies from Bug Box!

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A perfect day in Hannover is exactely what the 1st of may show was! Henry and his team again put together a wonderful show! Wheather was great, too!

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First stop somewhere in the east of Germany at an american specialties restaurant!

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The east is still different! 

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I was a little too late to get a pic of Klaus & Heike, the DJ´s! Yes, you are right in whatever you think they looked like! When was the last time you saw complete moon washed jeans dresses....?

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There was a soccer game nearby! The oponents (hooligans) left the McD just minutes before the state forces showed up!

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Relaxed Ralle as hell driver´s co-pilot!

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Our trucker Jörg from ATZ-Weiden also arrived in style with 3 of our busses 4 sale on the back!

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The beige 79 left us after the show and will live in Holland real soon!

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What do you call this? Resto-rod-hawaian style corner? Cool it was!

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Relaxing at our stand when the show was almost over!

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Heiko, Tom, Mario & IDA 48!

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One for Konrad!

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Mr. Hoth´s 62 Samba was imported by us 2 years ago and won the trophy for best bus the second year in a row! It was also winning at the Classics over in the US of A!

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Wheelerdealer Tom brought the ol barndoor (12.65sec quater mile) to the show and also left me a present! He had a very limited number of metal Sprint Star key chains made!

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Full on Westi!

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 Next day was Rheumaklappe swap meet in Wolfsburg!

Yes, it drove on there!

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This gave me the opportunity to finaly visit VOLKSWAGEN! I have never been to WOlfsburg before even though I´m dealing with their products for 22years now.

I never wanted to go because I thought it would leave me with unhappiness! I was so right and I´m going to tell you why!

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A lot of money and effort spent on the park and buildings and so many helping hands everywhere but nobody with knowledge! Very sad!

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One huge building just for one car!

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 The VEYRON lives in there!

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Walking into Zeithaus there are the busses right on the 1st floor! Ex-Randy Carlson´s Tempo on display!

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When was it when the ambulance had louvers and HOT ROD STYLING?

Oh yeah, 1960 was the only year they came from the factory like this! :-)

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Louvers-wrong!

No splash pans-wrong!

No rubber for the tow hook-wrong!

Need more? Here we go...!

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If you don´t have the proper milk glass, you just paint it white! WRONG!

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Whipers from a bay window? WRONG!

Let´s go to the neighbour which is a pick up!

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1956! Early Hannover production! Stuff like that really hurts my eyes!

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Taillights 1961 -71! Oh yeah! WRONG!

No splash pans! WRONG!

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Shiny grey paint! Wrong! Ok, maybe 56 was the only year!?

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Chrome indicators on a standart! Oh yes! Wrong! Indicators at all on an OVAL! Wrong!

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Golf ball shift knob on an ex-Pepple Beach winner!?

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Some cars there really bettered my day!

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No Samba in the whole building!

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I thought only the 4,5x15´s had this design!!!???

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After the visit to Wolfsburg we headed directon Stade to have me be the godfather for IDA 48!

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