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    18mpg towing a trailer in 1974

    Why didn't this ever become popular?? lol

    http://youtu.be/56XL0TysIn0

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    Thats was all great till Bjuice took the Beetle, crammed a motor in the front and went drag racing! :lol:
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    Yep, blame it on a drag racer. Just had to go faster! lol

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    that is pretty damn cool setup and its as old as i am..... lmao
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    The first big hill you'll be wanting that V8 in the front !
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    Quote Originally Posted by DrivingMissDD
    The first big hill you'll be wanting that V8 in the front !
    But DOWNHILL you'll get 50mpg!! See it evens out that way! lol

    How in the world did they actually think the roof would hold up??
    Drugs must have been pretty popular in the work place in the 70's!!

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    [quote="TheRabbit"]
    Quote Originally Posted by DrivingMissDD
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    How in the world did they actually think the roof would hold up??
    Drugs must have been pretty popular in the work place in the 70's!!
    didnt they say "it attaches to a reinforced roof" ..... lmao
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    That's what I was thinking. The whole dang car needs reinforcing! lol

    You gotta admit it is cute as hell and it would freak you out to do a quick 180 and push it into place.

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    Thats freaking awesome!

    I bet somewhere there is a Beetle owners club,and one of their members owns one of these setups....and he gets aaaaaaall the Beetle Ladies. :wink: :wink:
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