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By Paul Moran (DBA Architect) Date 2008-07-01 00:04
I heard some other Buggistas made it to the NIVA show yesterday in St. Charles on North Ave.  I had no idea a show was going on until I got caught in the rain on the way to Menards and ducked into a gas station to keep dry.  I parked next to a jet black bus that had just come from the show.

I took a quick swing through the show after hitting Menards, but didn't recognize any vehicles. Who was at the show?

Paul...
Chicago, IL
EMPI Imp 1002 ('69)/Subaru EJ20 Turbo/LinkPlus ECU
By @Sandsurfer Date 2008-07-01 00:42
I didn't even know about it. I wouldn't have went anyway, too far in too much traffic. I was crawling around a junkyard looking at Subis.
Jerry....
By @GTMike Date 2008-07-01 02:43
That was yesterday?  I knew it was comming up, but didn't realize it was this soon.  Like Jerry, I wouldn't have gone either.  It wasn't so bad when it was in Naperville, though I think Jerry would argue otherwise :-)

I am curious to know who did go.

-M
Southside Buggistas - Volkswagen & Kit Car Club
www.southsidebuggistas.com
By Dave R 190 Date 2008-07-01 22:19
  I decided to go at 4:00am on Sunday. Figured I'd try to sell the bus there. It was pouring that morning so I'm sure no buggys would have gone anyway. Once I got there Steve walked up to me and said "Now I know who my friends are!!" Anyway it was pretty nice till about 1:00 when it started to rain again. By then I was tired and hungry so I bailed. Steve stopped by later that evening and produced a 3rd place plaque. I started to congratulate him when he stopped me and said "It's yours!" Then he pulled out his 1st place trophy!!  Awesome.
By @GTMike Date 2008-07-02 01:45
Try to sell the bus???  Why?
Southside Buggistas - Volkswagen & Kit Car Club
www.southsidebuggistas.com
By @Sandsurfer Date 2008-07-02 10:29
If you would have come to the meeting you would know.
Jerry....
By @GTMike Date 2008-07-02 16:52
Julie was at the meeting and she didn't even know about it...
Or was it priveliged information for those of us that came to the meeting and stayed?  :-)
Southside Buggistas - Volkswagen & Kit Car Club
www.southsidebuggistas.com
By @Sandsurfer Date 2008-07-02 23:11
Julie must have been too busy running the meeting :-) And she did a swell job while taking care of 2 kids.

OK, I'll spill the beans.

Dave bought a "Barn find" 71 Westy. 80,000 miles, very very minimal rust, needs a bit of canvas and weatherstripping, not to mention a good cleaning. To top it off..........He drove it home.
Jerry....
By @GTMike Date 2008-07-03 00:07
Are there any pictures?   A westy???   I liked the Bus!  That's the "Buggista Bus"
I know, I know, for $ x,xxx it coud be mine.

-M
Southside Buggistas - Volkswagen & Kit Car Club
www.southsidebuggistas.com
By @Sandsurfer Date 2008-07-04 10:06
I didn't take any pics when I was at Daves. Maybe he will post some.
Jerry....
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