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Post by Johnjlong » 22nd August 2011 - 10:26pm

Hi everybody, new to the boards, just joined this evening.

Have a 73 Fastback, in the middle of restoring it. Been working on it for about 2 years so far in my spare time.

Bought it from a guy in Scunthorpe and she made the journey over to Ireland in one piece all the way from Castleblaney to Cork.

She's fuel injection, Reg is SPL 560M but I got her re-registered.

Will post photos soon.

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Post by Leisurecruise » 23rd August 2011 - 12:52pm

I'll say hello to you mate being a fellow new'un

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Post by Leisurecruise » 23rd August 2011 - 12:53pm

Leisurecruise wrote:I'll say hello to you mate being a fellow new'un
Oh, and potential future Cork resident! Gawd help me..

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Post by Johnjlong » 23rd August 2011 - 9:00pm

what part of cork are you coming to?

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Post by Leisurecruise » 24th August 2011 - 7:07am

Johnjlong wrote:what part of cork are you coming to?
It'll be the city mate, my girlfriend lives there. Up the hill. I saw there was a Vw show on in cork but didn't fall on one of the weekends I was there - did you go?

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Post by Leisurecruise » 24th August 2011 - 7:09am

Very nice. I love late fasties.

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Post by Johnjlong » 26th August 2011 - 9:40pm

Haven't been to any shows yet. Hoping to get to one soon. Will probably be bringing the Beetle because I'm still doing bodywork on the Fastback and getting the dash re-wired after she nearly caught on fire!

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Post by PP » 28th August 2011 - 8:26am

Hello John and greetings. Nice looking FI fastback. I'm in Cork city and have a notchback here for the past three and a half years. Savannah beige as well... PM me if you want to met up. Paul

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Post by Editor » 29th August 2011 - 11:46pm

Hmm, neither picture will link - I get the Eirecooled (good name!) home page and a message which says "Invalid attachment...". Maybe you have to register to see them?
Dave.

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Post by Leisurecruise » 31st August 2011 - 3:00pm

PP wrote:Hello John and greetings. Nice looking FI fastback. I'm in Cork city and have a notchback here for the past three and a half years. Savannah beige as well... PM me if you want to met up. Paul
Hello too mate ^ Savannah beige Type 3's will be the rage in Cork if I bring my squareback there too!

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Post by PP » 1st September 2011 - 8:29am

Editor wrote:Hmm, neither picture will link - I get the Eirecooled (good name!) home page and a message which says "Invalid attachment...". Maybe you have to register to see them?
Should'nt have to for this - here is the url link to insert for the thread -Yes it is a cool name for the site.
http://www.eircooled.com/deforum/showth ... ack+1600te
and the image from it anyhow.
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Leisurecruise wrote:
PP wrote:Hello John and greetings. Nice looking FI fastback. I'm in Cork city and have a notchback here for the past three and a half years. Savannah beige as well... PM me if you want to met up. Paul
Hello too mate ^ Savannah beige Type 3's will be the rage in Cork if I bring my squareback there too!
Hello Simon, hope yourself and the car make it- good photo opp. for the three- pity yours is an early!

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Re: Newbie

Post by Leisurecruise » 1st September 2011 - 3:47pm

^ pity yours are lates! I've been keeping my eye open for air-cooled vw's when I've been over, Tara sends me pics too when shes seen them. Old 58 bug is often parked outside an ice cream shop in this little village in the middle of nowhere, not seen type 3s myself yet though Tara has seen a late square (I'm learning her) so maybe one of yours.

I'll be over if there is work. Need to go to Sydney first though! Madness..

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