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Posted: Sun Jan 23, 2011 01:06 AM
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Just finished with all the odds and ends of replacing the carb and was driving around testing it out and seeing how good my tuning was. I am sitting on a road getting ready to turn north bound on Alma School and some guys drives by in a VW bus and they both wave??

Is that normal? I've had friends with Jeeps so I wasn't too surprised, and I ride motorcycles so those guys usually do the two finger salute but I guess I wasn't expecting it in the baja. Made me day anyways Smile

That and the magic power of the bug to make every child in a 1000 foot radius stop whatever they are doing and stare.


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I've gotten a couple waves from fellow baja guys and buses or bugs. always fun

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It's common. In the rail I'll also get some from Harley riders. Does this mean you'll be ready for the next outing?

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I think the Wave is from not hving an A/C on the car. Seem when I used to Drive My Baja my arm would hang out in the Breeze and flap around alot.

Hate to Bust your Bubble about being the cool guy on the street...


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Aww man Sad I was going to place it on my resume.


Perrib: I'll probably start going to some of them in March. I'm starting a new job tomorrow and my schedule goes through a few changes and I don't know when those occur. (9am-5pm for the first X # of weeks, then some other unknown schedule).


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The wave is common, I always wave to a VW as im passing, and they usually wave back, and some times they wave first. Cool


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I always get waved to by any air-cooled VW some water-pumpers have even waved at me. and its cool to be driving down the street and everyone stops what they are doing to turn and look at your baja. I got a compliment from a non VW driver on my baja and the sticker "my car isn't a piece of shit its custom". it just makes your day when you get the Wave


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65bajabug wrote:
I always get waved to by any air-cooled VW some water-pumpers have even waved at me. and its cool to be driving down the street and everyone stops what they are doing to turn and look at your baja. I got a compliment from a non VW driver on my baja and the sticker "my car isn't a piece of shit its custom". it just makes your day when you get the Wave

Where did you get that sticker? Or is it custom made? I like it Laughing

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I got the sticker up in Oregon (where I'm originally from) at the Rose City Bug-In show. I don't know if you could get them anywhere else. I swear every air-cooled VW owner needs to live by the motto of the sticker weather your car is a looker or a project like mine


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the wave is definitely a common thing. my favorite thing is seeing someone walking down the street and reaching over to punch their friend after they call "slug bug"


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Posted: Tue Jan 25, 2011 11:47 PM
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A wave is cool long as it's not a 1-finger wave!
Is a 2-finger wave the same but done with both hands?

Maybe the guys in the bus thought you were of the same gender orientation as them?












PS: That orientation is obviously "Cool Guy"...not whatever else you preverts were thinkin' I was sayin'!!!!


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@JWH I love when that happens or your sitting at a stop light and you hear them yell it and hit their friend


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