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    Mexico is exporting Porsches!?!

    Hey gang,

    I was working at one of the US Customís POEs in Southern California. When I saw these fiberglass Speedster bodies getting ready to be scanned at X-ray before crossing the boarder unto the US.



    Hmmm? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/confused.gif[/img] I wonder if Mr. Porsche is spinning in his grave knowing that the reproductions are made in Mexico?

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    Re: Mexico is importing Porsches!?!

    Yes of course you are correct - you beat me to it. I'd corrected it about the same time you noticed my error.

    Opps!?! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/blush.gif[/img]

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    Re: Mexico is importing Porsches!?!

    Bret, I deleted my correction.
    Now I'm <u>SO</u> confused!!!!!!
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    Re: Mexico is importing Porsches!?!

    How do they already have doors if they are just bodyshells?

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    Re: Mexico is importing Porsches!?!

    My boss has one of those out in the garage at work. Well a real one anyway.
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    Re: Mexico is importing Porsches!?!

    I am really not too suprised the last place the Old Beetle was being made was Mexico. Since they share so much in common with the 356, it almost stands to reason.
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    Re: Mexico is importing Porsches!?!

    shhhh! don't say such things the 356 may figure out that is just a bug in fancy clothes.
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    Re: Mexico is importing Porsches!?!

    When I had my 356, I spun a front inner wheel bearing, and messed up the spindle. Porsche wanted an exhorbitant price for a replacement, or at least for me at the time. I looked at it again, and saw a VW part number on it, went to the VW dealer, and got the identical part for roughly 1/3 the cost.
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