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1966 - ad for Hialeah-Springs Motors, Hialeahs Volkswagen dealer
30-DEC-1966 The Voice

1966 - ad for Hialeah-Springs Motors, Hialeah's Volkswagen dealer

990 Hialeah Drive, Hialeah, Florida view map


What a load of BS regarding how long tires lasted on a VW. Not only were both my VW's (new 1968 Beetle and 1972 Super Beetle) expensive maintenance hogs but I seem to recall that tires only lasted 6 to 10K miles, not 40,000 as stated in the ad.


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Bruce Hamerstrom 19-Feb-2014 22:45
We got our 1st. V.W. @ Brundage Motors in Miami Springs in 1956. Guest
roly 03-Jul-2012 20:37
that old vw dealership building,was empty for years and years, was just demolished last week....end of june 2012. i remember it had an outside wall that was made of pre-cast concrete,round vw symbols. as the years past by people would chip them off and take them as souveniers...of couse in hialeah they will steal anything.
Don Boyd20-Feb-2012 07:11
I think you're right, Bill, but I'm not totally sure. Perhaps someone else can help answer that question? Help!

Don
Bill Windrem 18-Feb-2012 01:46
Was Hialeah-Springs Motors previously located on S. Royal Poinciana Blvd in Miami Springs, where the dry cleaners (origianlly Barry's Cleaner's) is now? I think I remember buying VW parts there.
Don Boyd31-Jul-2011 12:37
Terry, thanks for your scientific input! : )

Connie, thank you for posting that information, especially the names.

Don
Guest 31-Jul-2011 03:25
Meant to add that my name is Connie (Camp) Chester regarding previous comment.
Guest 31-Jul-2011 03:24
My first job was in the office at HS Motors in my last two years of high school (Hialeah '72). My immediate boss was Delores (Dee) Cage and the CFO-type was Mr. Weigand. I loved that job!
Terry 09-May-2011 14:41
Yes, the ad says "Set of Tires". So you're both right. You got 10,000 per tire, and they got 40,000 miles per set. That's why the ad agencies make the bucks!!!