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vwthingboy
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:42 am    Post subject: Thailand probably isn't the most fun place to live, but... Reply with quote

They evidently have a nice motorpool in the Thai army:

https://jalopnik.com/holy-crap-the-thai-military-still-uses-volkswagen-thing-1822382278
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 12:08 pm    Post subject: Re: Thailand probably isn't the most fun place to live, but... Reply with quote

Interesting that the article makes no mention that they are Right Hand Drive 182's.
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 25, 2018 8:42 pm    Post subject: Re: Thailand probably isn't the most fun place to live, but... Reply with quote

I don't think the guy who wrote it is very technical minded to even know about 182's.
Did anyone happen to notice the link at to the bottom of the page to the article about the "amphibious version" of the Thing? Pretty neat idea. Too bad they didn't make one. There was a guy in France (?) who converted one to amphibious about 10 years ago.
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PostPosted: Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:45 pm    Post subject: Re: Thailand probably isn't the most fun place to live, but... Reply with quote

77kafer wrote:
Interesting that the article makes no mention that they are Right Hand Drive 182's.


that would make sense since they drive on the left in Thailand.

I don't know how it is to live there but it's a beautiful and fantastic place to visit with some of the best food in all of Southeast Asia. Highly recommend it, especially if you completely avoid the tourist hotspots.
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