View Single Post
wdfifteen wdfifteen is offline
Actual Porsche owner
 
wdfifteen's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: SW Ohio
Posts: 25,150
Garage
Quote:
Originally Posted by rcooled View Post
I once drove a '62 Beetle coast-to-coast, and while I wouldn't think of doing that again, I do drive both my old VWs locally quite a bit. Even with having a bit more HP to help deal with modern traffic, I usually limit my trips with them to around 50 miles from home and always carry tools and spares..
Iíve driven 356s coast-to-coast 5 or 6 times. They werenít VWs, but the technology is similar, and some parts are even interchangeable. (For a spare tire I used a 145x15 on a VW rim to save space.) I would have done the same in a VW. I would probably do more pre-trip planning, but I could be tempted to make another run to the west coast in either my Ď56 Coupe or my Ď65 Beetle.
__________________
.
Old 12-21-2019, 05:51 PM
  Pelican Parts Catalog | Tech Articles | Promos & Specials    Reply With Quote #71 (permalink)