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HarleyEarl

Oddball File

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What the Sam Hill?....I actually like this oddball vehicle.

Now showing, 'The Thing' by VW:

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I want one, I've wanted one since I saw a white one driving through town a few months ago. I will have one some day. Me gusta. Edit: Not that color. Edited by Satty
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Oh wow... I haven't seen one of those in forever!
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The one posted is on Ebay currently it is at $8201, reserve is set at $10750. Wow. How great would one of those be as a summer cruiser?
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Have any of you inspected one of these up close? A travesty in auto manufacturing. I would not entrust my hide to one in traffic.
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It has a quasi-military look to it. It would be fun for summer thats for sure. It sort of reminds me of the Jeepster in essence.

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Quasi-military because it was derived from the WWII-era Kuebelwagen...
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...Germany's Jeep. An offshoot was the amphibious Schwimmwagen, also of WWII vintage...
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Now, those pictured above are desireable for their historical significance or the fact that its amphibious. However, I like Balthy wouldn't trust a Thing with my worst enemy.
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I love just about any aircooled VW, and the Thing is a fun little vehicle.
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I really have no feelings about the car one way or the other, however I must compliment HarleyEarl on the beautiful use of the phrase "What the Sam Hill?" >>> totally digging that phrase, as a matter of fact, I'm going to make a point to use that phrase all day! Thanks!! :)
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Now this car is facinating, by day a hot exotic, by night a bedroom on wheels. The raised section is the room for the bed part. Outrageous.

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Watermark? That's HOT!!! There's an orange "thing" in my town here in MAss. I think they're pretty ugly but still muchn better lookign than the Ridgeline, Elemant and Scion xA.
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OMG, it looks like some kind of exotic bug... like a scarab or something. :o :blink:
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The front was even cooler on those oddities. Kind of like a Tatra Minivan.


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