January 2016

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    Inventor Trabant

    Who can still remember November 9, 1989, the day that the Berlin wall was knocked down and thousands of GDR residents were introduced to the Free (…) West. Many in their bubbling and smoking Trabant. Just as in 1945 the (Willys) Jeep became the automotive icon of 'liberation', so did the Trabant. […] More

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    Ticks and pin pricks in men's suits

    Don't choose. That is perhaps the correct name for the tapping on the fingers that Daimler AG boss Dieter Zetsche has now handed out to Volkswagen a few times. In connection with the diesel gate, he said that VW was doing the car industry a disservice and indirectly lashed out at competitor Audi, VW subsidiary since […] More

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    Facebook vs the Real People

    FaceBook is overrated. Because the digital world is simply not real. Handy… But not really. Just really knowing people, meeting them in the wild, that's a party. It's winter, but it feels like autumn. Autumn is known for its rain. After being drenched for the second time in a week […] More

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    Now cheap: the Jaguar XJ (1986-1994)

    The agreement between Jaguars XJ of this generation, Citroëns BX, already rusting Alfasudjes and Lada in the folder? Everyone knew about hearsay the most gruesome stories about that car on birthdays and other celebrations. And that while of all those stories about all those cars, only one thing was true: Sudjes rusted just no […] More

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    The Moto Guzzi 254. Who doesn't honor the little ...

    Alejandro de Tomaso was a man with a dream, a lot of money and a strong ego. He thought he had to stop the tsunami of Japanese motorcycles. And he did that by making some kind of Japanese Motorcycles +. That + was then in the addition of the world-famous Italian genius in the field […] More

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    Removing rusted nuts.

    That's a problem we all run into. Let's go through the story step by step: Required tools: - Rust solvent (Brunox, WD40, Valvoline 1299) - file - hammer - cold chisel - gas burner, oxy-fuel welding machine - wire brush - set of keys - set of tensioners Loosening a nut or a screw. It […] More

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    Exotics and jubilees during 41-e Salon Rétromobile in Paris

    The prestigious Salon Rétromobile in Paris has been in existence for 1976 years. Also this year, the Paris Expo Porte de Versailles is home to an impressive collection of classic vehicles. Among other things, they give a nod to the year of creation XNUMX. Furthermore, many themes are brought together by a great diversity of participants and clubs. Icons from an impressive past Mercedes Benz […] More

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    Suzuki's fantastic T500

    From powerhouse to stunt offer. The Suzuki T500 has had all of those qualities. And in AMK number two this year again, there is a loving text about such a thick two-stroke twin that once, when exchanged with the first supplier, was simply put at the back of the store because, however beautiful it was, it would hardly be anything anymore [… ] More

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    Card reading competition Auto Sport Vereniging Hellendoorn

    On Tuesday evening 2 February, ASVH is organizing another card reading competition for car and card reading enthusiasts in the region.

    The first ride of the ASVH Card Reading Championship 2016 is the "HEMA Stamppotten ride" and is therefore the beginning of the monthly card reading games at the ASVH after the winter break.

    This time the “Arrow Ride” card reading system is applied: The full rules for the card reading competition can be found on the website of the ASVH: www.asvh.nl

    Participation is open to everyone. The costs are only 5 euros per crew. If you want to participate in the club championship then an ASVH membership is required.
    The ride is driven in the Hellendoorn area. In order to participate, no special car is required, only lighting in the car, a magnifying glass, a pen and a ruler are enough. We start in three classes with the experienced card readers in the A class and the other participants in the B and C class.

    Registration is possible from 19.30 hours on the start and finish location restaurant "De Kroon" on the Dorpstraat in Hellendoorn. Starting at 20.00 hours, the first cars are expected to return around 21.30 hours. More

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    King DIY construction anniversary

    Saturday 28 May MotoPort Hengelo is organizing its annual King Self-Build Day again. This year it will be a Lustrum edition! Who will be Koning Zelfbouw 2016? Maybe you? Do you have a café racer, bratsyle, chopper, bobber or a self-build motorcycle that cannot be categorized and do you want to participate? Then sign up now. Participation is […] More

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    Prominent role for five original Beetles during Classic Motor Show in Bremen

    The kick-off of the German classic season in Bremen will take place in two weeks. The Classic Motor Show in Bremen will traditionally host a number of beautiful themes. The car that the organization is also paying attention to this year is the Volkswagen Beetle. The fair officials bring five beautiful original and rare copies to the North German […] More

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