18mpg towing a trailer in 1974

Old 08-11-2012, 08:28 AM
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Default 18mpg towing a trailer in 1974

Why didn't this ever become popular?? lol

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Old 08-11-2012, 08:39 AM
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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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Old 08-11-2012, 09:00 AM
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Yep, blame it on a drag racer. Just had to go faster! lol
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Old 08-11-2012, 09:10 AM
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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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Old 08-11-2012, 12:47 PM
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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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Old 08-11-2012, 01:46 PM
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[quote="TheRabbit"]
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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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Old 08-11-2012, 05:01 PM
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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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