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Jan 7: Still Lurking

Jan 7: Still Lurking

My 'new' 1964 Volkswagen which hasn't turned a wheel since 21st Dec. The reason is the rear tyre hits the non-standard 'hide-away' exhaust system whenever the rear suspension starts to compress. The result? Impressive amounts of tyre smoke, and a damaged tyre! As soon as the Christmas break was over, I ordered a new exhaust, but after a trial fitting today, I'm still not happy with the clearance. So, another system is on it's way, this time a completely different design known as a 'quiet pack' that goes no where near the tyres! Not as neat nor as quiet as the hideaway system, but a few cheaper. Ah the joys of a modified vehicle. In the meantime, still lurking...

(Sorry, I know it's a similar shot to Linda's 1st Jan shot, but hey, it's my car!)

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Guest 06-Nov-2004 21:18
I wouldn't imagine the VW ever lurking but this is a shiny shot, wow, so nice!
The darn thing sparkles! VW's seem more the "rowdy" type to me. The type with
not much cash but a lot of MOXIE and BRAVADO, life of the party types
BUT ...lurking? hmmmm, interesting :-) CHEERS!
Erich Mangl17-Oct-2004 20:33
the first VW that really looks good
Don Northup09-Feb-2004 19:38
cool shot, cheers
TechnoZoom11-Jan-2004 01:03
Beautiful and mystic!
MEM 08-Jan-2004 11:37
Peek-a-boo. Is it safe to come out yet? Nice shot David.
Tine Verheyden08-Jan-2004 08:10
RodTO08-Jan-2004 08:05
Lovely picture, love your VW, gorgeous!
Guest 07-Jan-2004 23:01
It's like waiting for a new F1 car to be revealed!!!
Chris Brooker07-Jan-2004 21:45
You can see that it wants to get out.
Ray :)07-Jan-2004 16:28
This reminds me of an unveiling of perhaps a new type of plane as its about to come out of its hangar for the first time. And I'm really glad you have opted for that style of number plate rather than the more common silver on black variety - I used to be a train/plane/bus spotter as a kid and even now my eyes go straight to this detail!
Pall Gudjonsson07-Jan-2004 15:03
Come on Herbie - Don´t be that shy :-)
Lovely shot !
Jill07-Jan-2004 14:55
Sure is pretty!