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  Topic: http://floridavwrentals.com/ Florida Oldschool Campers
ConchThing

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Buyer and Seller Feedback   Posted: Sun Feb 12, 2012 6:54 am   Subject: http://floridavwrentals.com/ Florida Oldschool Campers
As a faithful customer, I can vouch for the fact that this is such a memorable way to see Florida's many hidden treasures! We rented Jasmine Green Bus last year and she turns lots of heads, very fu ...
  Topic: "What did you do with your Thing today"?
ConchThing

Replies: 1695
Views: 359486

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Mon Jan 24, 2011 6:21 am   Subject: "What did you do with your Thing today"?
Trailered my freshly painted Thing from St Pete, FL, home to Miami on Friday. May the reassembly begin!!! PS. She's "candyweiss", translates to Candy White. Sunglasses required! Cool
  Topic: VW names
ConchThing

Replies: 520
Views: 141221

PostForum: Stories   Posted: Thu Nov 18, 2010 12:06 am   Subject: VW names
I named my 74 Thing Jimi, after my favorite DMB song, Jimi Thing. "What I want is what I've not got. What I need is all around me." 'Nuf said Cool

http://i1115.photobucket.com/albums/k54 ...
  Topic: "What did you do with your Thing today"?
ConchThing

Replies: 1695
Views: 359486

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:17 pm   Subject: "What did you do with your Thing today"?
PS....this was the day we brought her home...

http://i1115.photobucket.com/albums/k547/nurseshark74/The%20Thing/WelcomeHome.jpg
  Topic: "What did you do with your Thing today"?
ConchThing

Replies: 1695
Views: 359486

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Sat Nov 06, 2010 10:09 pm   Subject: "What did you do with your Thing today"?
http://i1115.photobucket.com/albums/k547/nurseshark74/The%20Thing/25c71179.jpg

Saw her for the first time since they finished the paint. She still has some minor things to perfect but she's starti ...
  Topic: 1973 Thing Pan up....Just starting.
ConchThing

Replies: 65
Views: 17897

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 3:24 pm   Subject: 1973 Thing Pan up....Just starting.
Feelin' it, too, Jon!!! We sand blasted/powder coated our chassis. Not cheap but I think it will be worth it, especially in South Florida. We had to buy a (better) body, so a few months ago we broug ...
  Topic: body chassis bolts
ConchThing

Replies: 7
Views: 1187

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 2:55 pm   Subject: body chassis bolts
not sure of the size but TTS has the set, all 24, for a pretty decent price, including the washers. As for the amputee...maybe a magnet some how? Only idea that comes to mind Confused
  Topic: "What did you do with your Thing today"?
ConchThing

Replies: 1695
Views: 359486

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Wed Aug 18, 2010 2:52 pm   Subject: "What did you do with your Thing today"?
Yesterday we reinstalled the spindles and sanded/painted the body washers...everything is soooo shiny (for now). Today my husband found a "gold mine" of VW parts and I booked a car hauler f ...
  Topic: Thing Shop DVD and Catalog
ConchThing

Replies: 3
Views: 893

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Fri Aug 06, 2010 9:07 pm   Subject: Thing Shop DVD and Catalog
I got the new catalog yesterday, as well. I think it's probably because they know I'm doing a complete resto Laughing They have ALWAYS been very helpful and timely with responses for me.....no complaint ...
  Topic: Seen traveling on the Interstate
ConchThing

Replies: 62
Views: 12550

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2010 11:29 pm   Subject: Seen traveling on the Interstate
I just hope there isn't a Movie or TV show in the making where a yellow Thing explodes from 10-different camera angles.

That makes me wanna vomit just thinking of it..... Mad
  Topic: Pictures of your "VW" Thing
ConchThing

Replies: 721
Views: 566472

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Tue Jul 27, 2010 10:49 pm   Subject: Pic of my VW Thing
Well, I haven't seen it yet, but I was told today that she is on page 71, bottom left of the Sept 2010 of Hot VW mag. She is in the final stages of body work and paint at Classic Camber in St Pete, F ...
  Topic: Color Scheme
ConchThing

Replies: 12
Views: 2328

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:23 am   Subject: Color Scheme
Sorry...makes me think "traffic cone".
  Topic: god drives a thing!
ConchThing

Replies: 40
Views: 11395

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Wed Feb 10, 2010 12:04 am   Subject: god drives a thing!
Things are starting to make sense now!!! Wink Just downloaded it from iTunes!!! Awesome!!!
  Topic: Florida Keys Tbings
ConchThing

Replies: 9
Views: 2063

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Sat May 24, 2008 1:22 pm   Subject: Florida Keys Tbings
OK, who's got the tourqois thing in KW? Went down to show my friend what it was all about and saw it down by Mathers on Thursday afternoon. Got some great pics for ya. Pulled my camera out so fast ...
  Topic: Cure all for non running thing
ConchThing

Replies: 2
Views: 924

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Sat May 24, 2008 12:53 pm   Subject: Cure all for non running thing
It looks to me that he started just selling the light bar, but later saw the interest ppl had in buying it.
  Topic: Floor Pan size questions
ConchThing

Replies: 17
Views: 2039

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Thu May 15, 2008 3:04 pm   Subject: Floor Pan size questions
you need to drill your own. The latest catalog ad's one's with the rails, but they said they didn't have enough manpower to have them already prep'd. That's cool, can drill holes, just didn't want t ...
  Topic: Floor Pan size questions
ConchThing

Replies: 17
Views: 2039

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Thu May 15, 2008 10:15 am   Subject: Floor Pan size questions
OK, I did it!! ('Laughing') I finally bought the floor pans, Thanks Uncle Sam. I ended up going through TTS. I talk to my dad and he said it was a better idea to buy the Thing pans and not the Ghia pan ...
  Topic: Floor Pan size questions
ConchThing

Replies: 17
Views: 2039

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Wed May 14, 2008 9:28 pm   Subject: Floor Pan size questions
Checked out that site...Going to be just a couple bucks more for both sides, plus shipping to the east coast. Besides, says it's for Ghia, in which case they won't be as thick. Thanks for the site, ...
  Topic: Floor Pan size questions
ConchThing

Replies: 17
Views: 2039

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Wed May 14, 2008 3:47 pm   Subject: Floor Pan size questions
I know the Thing Shop sells both sides for $425 shipped. So far that's all I've found
  Topic: Floor Pan size questions
ConchThing

Replies: 17
Views: 2039

PostForum: Thing/Type 181   Posted: Mon May 12, 2008 8:47 pm   Subject: Floor Pan size questions
Cool, thanks. That's exactly where I'm at with the resto.....stay tuned!
 
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