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was digging around at my moms house and found this Drake Catalog. Its been hiding for 25 years. Wondering if anyone had any interest in having it. Ill add more pics from the inside but it would be easier to text them to you. Hit me @ 510-332-8270

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Very cool...now to only find some of the parts listed inside!
 

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Wish i could get one of those now. I know of 1 person that has a NOS but he won't give it up lol.
Meh. I don't have fond memories of any of that stuff. I feel like I'm the one guy who's willing to say The King Has No Clothes, but I was a kid on minimum wage and the "bolt-on parts" industry ripped me off real good. I could never feel one bit of the promised increase in powerz until I got an Arkay turbo kit. I wish I'd gone straight to that and bypassed the cam, header, catback, etc... That other stuff was all of waste of money and just made the car noisier (like modern-day ricers).

The Liestritz exhaust had crush-bent tubing and it rusted out quick :thumbdown:.

It is cool that this stuff turns up, I do understand the nostalgia part of it.
 

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Wish i could get one of those now. I know of 1 person that has a NOS but he won't give it up lol.

I post all of the pics from the catalog. Just go to my Flickr to view them. Enjoy!
Loved the sound of a 2L big bore with a Leistritz or Gillet power sound exhaust on hard decel. Could never afford one myself though. My buddy had the L and it annoyed me that to get it to fit right on a Rabbit installers would bend the rear valance:facepalm:. Thanks for sharing the catalog!
 

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Very cool... I had that same Jetta coupe in the last 80's Boy I'm getting old <img src="http://www.vwvortex.com/Anthony/Smilies/frown.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Frown" class="inlineimg" />
You and me both. Sometimes I wonder should I still be wrenching and swapping motors? But my son is into it so at the end of the day I'll just take advil lol
 
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