[tcb] Re: My Vanagon hit the road today!

Actually I would love to know the reason for the snobbery, I just dont get
it.
I have owned Beetles, Busses, Vanagons, a Rabbit, a Scirocco and a Passat
and loved them all.
Whats the deal?


On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 3:31 PM, Denis <coocoo@xxxxxxx> wrote:

>  If you water people keep poking the the Splitty people, one of us is
> going to get irritated enough to explain to you about our snobbery, so just
> shut up about it. I have been biting my tongue and gritting my teeth so
> far...
>
> As far as pulling up next to another VW at a light or something and them
> not reacting, I have often wondered about how you can see an old Bug or Bus
> (usually a bay) drive by and the question is, are they enthusiasts or just
> driving an old car. For the ones driving an old car they are probably pretty
> cranky that they can't afford anything newer, so, technically, they are
> anti-enthusiasts.
>
> And if they are in Texas, but are having to live in Texas, well, that could
> make them cranky, too.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Eric Woodall <eric@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> *To:* tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> *Sent:* Thursday, October 01, 2009 3:13 PM
> *Subject:* [tcb] Re: My Vanagon hit the road today!
>
> Driving a split is more like flying a kite than driving a vehicle.
> I enjoy flying kites.
>
> Edward Maikranz wrote:
>
> I must say I do admire you guys who are willing to drive splitties. I drove
> my friend's 67 Westy back from Ennis one year and was never happier to get
> back into my Bay!!!
>
> On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 3:00 PM, Neil <nbmdude@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
>>   Why, because we DO drive splitties!  Just kiddin', I drive my bay much
>> more often than the split...Although, thats gonna change REAL soon!
>>
>> --- On *Thu, 10/1/09, Edward Maikranz <maikranze@xxxxxxxxx>* wrote:
>>
>>
>> From: Edward Maikranz <maikranze@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Subject: [tcb] Re: My Vanagon hit the road today!
>> To: tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Date: Thursday, October 1, 2009, 1:31 PM
>>
>>  Not sure where you got that idea from!
>> I know I drive a good vehicle, no inferiority here.
>> I am just curious why some splitty drivers seem so snobby !
>>
>>  On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 1:04 PM, w.wood 
>> <evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx>
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> I'm always amazed at why Water Cooled folks somehow feel inferior.  Maybe
>>> all Vanagons should be sponsored by Enzyte?  Just a thought...
>>>
>>> ;-)
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>  On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 2:01 PM, Edward Maikranz 
>>> <maikranze@xxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=maikranze@xxxxxxxxx>
>>> > wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thats what I am talking about. I just sold a watercooled and am looking
>>>> for an aircooled to replace it.
>>>> Ed
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>  On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 12:49 PM, Eric Woodall 
>>>> <eric@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=eric@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> > wrote:
>>>>
>>>>>  I got lots of love for both!
>>>>> One scratches an itch that the other one can't, and vice versa.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Edward Maikranz wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> No need for cumbaya or spit swapping, just a little love for the
>>>>> water-pumpers, thats all we want!
>>>>>
>>>>>  On Thu, Oct 1, 2009 at 10:35 AM, Brian Denning <
>>>>> i_am_cool_fred@xxxxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=i_am_cool_fred@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>>  for once i agree with will
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>>> Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2009 11:27:11 -0400
>>>>>> Subject: [tcb] Re: My Vanagon hit the road today!
>>>>>> From: 
>>>>>> evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> To: 
>>>>>> tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Okay this is getting ridiculous!  Next thing you know we'll be
>>>>>> breaking out in "Kumbaya!" wearing tie dye shirts!
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 'this doesn't mean we'll be swapping spit in the shower" - Clint
>>>>>> Eastwood
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -- Sent from my Palm Pre
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>>> mechmark@xxxxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=mechmark@xxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> As I have always said, "They are all air cooled. Whether is air
>>>>>> passing thru a radiator or an oil cooler, It's still air"
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>> From: "John Barry" 
>>>>>> <bigfoot51102@xxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=bigfoot51102@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> To: 
>>>>>> tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 11:14:16 PM GMT -06:00 US/Canada
>>>>>> Central
>>>>>> Subject: [tcb] Re: My Vanagon hit the road today!
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>   No worries. I am just amazed that there are so many that don't see
>>>>>> that they are all related and you can keep this great hobby alive without
>>>>>> both air and water. Yeah there are a lot of air cooled out there, I have 
>>>>>> 2
>>>>>> air projects myself, but they ain't making them anymore. My Vanagon 
>>>>>> makes 2
>>>>>> water cooled projects as well. John
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --- On *Wed, 9/30/09, Will 
>>>>>> <evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> >* wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> From: Will 
>>>>>> <evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=evil.scientist.boo@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> Subject: [tcb] Re: My Vanagon hit the road today!
>>>>>> To: 
>>>>>> "tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>"
>>>>>> <tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2009, 6:25 AM
>>>>>>
>>>>>> It's more about poking fun at people who drive bricks that should be
>>>>>> found in foundation walls vs. Vintage aircooleds;  not about animosity.  
>>>>>> ;-)
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -- Sent from my Palm Pre
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ------------------------------
>>>>>> John Barry wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>   I am so glad to see there is love for H2O here. I don't understand
>>>>>> why so many air guys and water guys don't appreciate the other. We all 
>>>>>> have
>>>>>> VW emblems so... Why can't we all just get along?!?!
>>>>>> John
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --- On *Tue, 9/29/09, Edward Maikranz 
>>>>>> <maikranze@xxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=maikranze@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> >* wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> From: Edward Maikranz 
>>>>>> <maikranze@xxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=maikranze@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> Subject: [tcb] Re: My Vanagon hit the road today!
>>>>>> To: 
>>>>>> tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc529.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> Date: Tuesday, September 29, 2009, 10:13 AM
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  Embrace your geekiness!
>>>>>> Embrace you love of water-cooled VW's!
>>>>>> Let all others be damned if they dont like it!
>>>>>> Live long and prosper.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 9:39 AM, 
>>>>>> <a1992cabbygirl@xxxxxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc568.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=a1992cabbygirl@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Yeah, someone with my sense of humor.  Mark and I are going to see the
>>>>>> traveling Star Wars in Concert show at the end of October, here at the
>>>>>> Toyota Center.  I am so excited.  Anthony Daniels (CP-3O) is supposed to 
>>>>>> be
>>>>>> the narrator for the concert.  Also there is supposed to be diplays of
>>>>>> costumes and artifacts from all 6 movies.  I know, I know.  I am a Star 
>>>>>> Wars
>>>>>> geek.  But I don't care.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I will always believe in The Force.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>> From: Edward Maikranz 
>>>>>> <maikranze@xxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc568.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=maikranze@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> To: 
>>>>>> tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc568.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> Sent: Tue, Sep 29, 2009 9:29 am
>>>>>> Subject: [tcb] Re: My Vanagon hit the road today!
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  Yes. there is still hope....
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 9:28 AM, 
>>>>>> <a1992cabbygirl@xxxxxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc568.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=a1992cabbygirl@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The Dark Side is growing.  Muhahaha.[image: :-D]
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>>>> From: Edward Maikranz 
>>>>>> <maikranze@xxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc568.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=maikranze@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> To: 
>>>>>> tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc568.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=tcb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> Sent: Tue, Sep 29, 2009 9:26 am
>>>>>> Subject: [tcb] Re: My Vanagon hit the road today!
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  Awesome! It would be great to have another Vanagon there.
>>>>>> Ed
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Mon, Sep 28, 2009 at 11:00 PM, John Barry 
>>>>>> <bigfoot51102@xxxxxxxxx<http://us.mc568.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=bigfoot51102@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>   I am exited! Today after work I went to Lonnie's house and changed
>>>>>> the belts on my 86 Westy and then drove her home to my house approx. 18
>>>>>> miles down the highway! While to most of you may thing less than 20 
>>>>>> miles is
>>>>>> no big deal, remember I got this VW less than a month ago and it had not 
>>>>>> run
>>>>>> for over 3 years. Lonnie and other good friends, not to forget my father,
>>>>>> helped her back into running shape with just 2 Saturdays to work on the
>>>>>> engine. My thanks goes to Lonnie and the rest of them.
>>>>>> John
>>>>>>
>>>>>> p.s. Paul, it looks like you will have another one at 
>>>>>> T@P6<http://us.mc568.mail.yahoo.com/mc/compose?to=T@P6>!
>>>>>> I just won't know for sure until I pull in the lot. LOL
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
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>>>>>
>>>>>
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