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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 12:50 am    Post subject: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

Join us for the 32nd annual gathering of the Buses, and all VWs, on the historic lawn at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum from 9am 3pm. Open to all VWs. Swap meet set up at 7:30am. Please, NO earlybirds before 7:30am! No T-shirt vendors. No pre-registration, just show up on the day of the show. Event is rain or shine with on-site food vendor and indoor restrooms. $20 show registration or vendor fee (cash only!) includes auto museum admission for all passengers in vehicle. Thur-Sat. camping at Winter Island marine park, Salem, MA. See www.larzanderson.org for directions and Sunday show information. Contact Stanagon via e-mail for vendor or pre-show camping information: stan_wohlfarth(at)msn.com

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 13, 2018 5:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 6:24 pm    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

i'll be there ! just finishing up on my 68 westy resto.

I went to that back in 1996 ? with my 71 sportsmobile.

I have been going now for the past 3 years and now my 68 will finally be ready to drive to the show.
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 31, 2018 8:33 pm    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

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Open to all VWs.


how is that possible? there is hardly any room there now. yikes.....
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:21 am    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

I'm so excited! This is like one of the best weekends around.
Peabody has moved on to new adventures, but I'll be there in my new 64 Beetle!
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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

I'll actually bring a van this time.
I've got Columbus Day off this year. Anyone want to return to Salem that night to campout - or onto another camp spot?
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PostPosted: Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:16 pm    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

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Open to all VWs.


how is that possible? there is hardly any room there now. yikes.....


We could limit it to VW-powered only... j/k.
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 3:48 am    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

What about all vw 's under 100hp. 😲
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:49 am    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

Stanagon wrote:
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Open to all VWs.


how is that possible? there is hardly any room there now. yikes.....


We could limit it to VW-powered only... j/k.



Yea...then you'd lose some vanagon people....
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 7:25 am    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

Stanagon wrote:
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Open to all VWs.


how is that possible? there is hardly any room there now. yikes.....


We could limit it to VW-powered only... j/k.


Or just German powered, or powered by a motor made by another company VW owns..... asking for a friend Twisted Evil
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PostPosted: Tue Apr 17, 2018 6:29 pm    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

WM971252 wrote:
Stanagon wrote:
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Stanagon wrote:
Open to all VWs.


how is that possible? there is hardly any room there now. yikes.....


We could limit it to VW-powered only... j/k.


Or just German powered, or powered by a motor made by another company VW owns..... asking for a friend Twisted Evil


What are you asking? What type of car? It is VW day.
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PostPosted: Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:59 pm    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

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Yea...then you'd lose some vanagon people....
Not mine, and with a non-OEM engine too! Very Happy
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:42 am    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

Stanagon wrote:
WM971252 wrote:
Stanagon wrote:
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Stanagon wrote:
Open to all VWs.


how is that possible? there is hardly any room there now. yikes.....


We could limit it to VW-powered only... j/k.


Or just German powered, or powered by a motor made by another company VW owns..... asking for a friend Twisted Evil


What are you asking? What type of car? It is VW day.



Just asking for a friend..... a VW but and Audi motor... so not really a VW motor but then again it is... Very Happy
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 5:52 am    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

WM971252 wrote:
Stanagon wrote:
WM971252 wrote:
Stanagon wrote:
[email protected] wrote:
Stanagon wrote:
Open to all VWs.


how is that possible? there is hardly any room there now. yikes.....


We could limit it to VW-powered only... j/k.


Or just German powered, or powered by a motor made by another company VW owns..... asking for a friend Twisted Evil


What are you asking? What type of car? It is VW day.

Just asking for a friend..... a VW but and Audi motor... so not really a VW motor but then again it is... Very Happy



Does this friend drive like a VW owner or an Audi owner?
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 9:11 am    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

Stanagon wrote:
WM971252 wrote:
Stanagon wrote:
WM971252 wrote:
Stanagon wrote:
[email protected] wrote:
Stanagon wrote:
Open to all VWs.


how is that possible? there is hardly any room there now. yikes.....


We could limit it to VW-powered only... j/k.


Or just German powered, or powered by a motor made by another company VW owns..... asking for a friend Twisted Evil


What are you asking? What type of car? It is VW day.

Just asking for a friend..... a VW but and Audi motor... so not really a VW motor but then again it is... Very Happy



Does this friend drive like a VW owner or an Audi owner?


Depends on the Audi.... the VW was not powerful enough even with the VW motor upgrade...... Twisted Evil
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PostPosted: Mon Apr 23, 2018 3:34 pm    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

See you there!! Can't wait for camping.
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:51 am    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

Bumping this thread since the event is getting closer.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 5:14 pm    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

Thanks jen.


Here is a Picture from last year's show:
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Here is a picture from our pre-show gathering in Salem, a few nights before the show.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:53 pm    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

Anyone want to bike ride to a brewery on Fri or Sat? Bent Water Brewery in Lynn. 10 miles one way. Perhaps we can eat there or find lunch nearby.

Riders should be comfortable riding in urban conditions, although I'll try to work out a safe route.
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PostPosted: Thu Sep 13, 2018 8:21 am    Post subject: Re: Transporterfest - Brookline and Salem, MA - 10/7/18 Reply with quote

is the group camping at Winter Island inthe Igloo again this year?

If so has anyone started a list for those who want to camp?

I see that the Igloo is open to being reserved on reserveamerica on Sat Oct 6th
https://www.reserveamerica.com/camping/winter-isla...Id=1061400
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