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Old Oct 11, 2010, 3:41 PM   #1
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Was just sitting in the coffee shop parking lot and what pulls up beside me? A daily driver Volks van with mag wheels! Clean body. and what sounds like the original air-cooled engine. I waited till the owner went in and popped out with my camera. I wasn't the only one taking pictures. Up here in Canada we've seen just about the last of the show and shines. Maybe one more this weekend. So these vehicles are gold.
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Old Oct 11, 2010, 4:27 PM   #2
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Very nice...my sister had one.
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Old Oct 12, 2010, 5:35 PM   #3
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Was just sitting in the coffee shop parking lot and what pulls up beside me? A daily driver Volks van with mag wheels! Clean body. and what sounds like the original air-cooled engine. I waited till the owner went in and popped out with my camera. I wasn't the only one taking pictures. Up here in Canada we've seen just about the last of the show and shines. Maybe one more this weekend. So these vehicles are gold.
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Great van, great picture. Very good condition, handled with care. Had one myself. Went to the Russian border in it on a honeymoon. Yes, air cooled motor, hard to ....

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Old Oct 12, 2010, 6:03 PM   #4
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You see lots of these here in Southern California, a surfer's favorite, but few are in better condition. Nice shot.
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Even tho it's an Ontario car, did you see the Ron Jon sticker in the window? and wake board on top?
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Beautiful images...nice color and very sharp! The perspective on #1 is very appealing.
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Re: the perspective. It boings out that corner of the vehicle. If this was a for-sale picture, it would be a bad idea. but given artistic license, it's nice. 5 feet out from the corner. when i get a wider angle lens, i'll move a little closer. center wheel hub level. (i use live view for this).
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