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AUTObiography: Chappalappa’s 1992 VW Corrado

posted by on 14 September 2008 in AUTObiography

Want your car featured in a VWvortex AUTObiography? Tell us what it means to be a Volkswagen enthusiast, and show us how you and your car demonstrate those ideals! Send the completed form with pictures to cherise@vwvortex.com. Next up is VWvortex reader: Chappalappa How long have you owned this car? About four years. Is there […] More…

Project Tortured Affair GTI: Part II: Headliner Preparation

posted by on 13 September 2008 in Technical Features

I can’t remember the last time I really enjoyed driving my car. It must have been sometime in winter of 2005, before the hit-and-run accident that led to my decision to have the car entirely resprayed, which is in turn what motivated me to pull the headliner to be recovered. Based on the ubiquitous headliner […] More…

Event Coverage: CVO Midwest Treffen 2008

posted by on 22 August 2008 in Events Coverage

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Des Plaines, Ill., August 17, 2008 — By mid-August, the boundless energy of summer starts to dissipate, and the idea of traveling ‘round the country for car shows loses a lot of luster. Fortunately, one of the Midwest’s best VW shows is right in VWvortex’s backyard. Midwest Treffen is hosted by Chicago Volkswagen Organization, on […] More…

Event Coverage: 2008 Worthersee

posted by on 3 August 2008 in Events Coverage

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Worthersee, Austria — This year marked the 27th annual Lake Wörther Tour — a gathering of auto enthusiasts at the end of May in the Austrian province of Carinthia. The event began as a gathering of GTI owners but has evolved to one of the top aftermarket events of the summer, with a large focus […] More…

Event Coverage: Waterfest 14

posted by on 24 July 2008 in Events Coverage

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Englishtown, NJ, July 19 and 20 — We’re back from Waterfest 14 and gradually recovering from some nasty dehydration. Not a drop of rain was shed, which is quite unlike any Waterfest in memory, but show-goers suffered temperatures that topped out at 97 degrees on Saturday and 93 on Sunday. Despite the sweltering heat, the […] More…

AUTObiography: Iwantmyvdub’s 1995 VW Corrado

posted by on 23 July 2008 in AUTObiography

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Want your car featured in a VWvortex AUTObiography? Tell us what it means to be a Volkswagen enthusiast, and show us how you and your car demonstrate those ideals! Send the completed form with pictures to cherise@vwvortex.com. Next up is VWvortex reader: Iwantmyvdub How long have you owned this car? Since May 2006. Is there […] More…