ZEiTSCHRiFT 25th Great year 26th & 27th May 2012 OFFiCiAL PROGRAM Presented by Club VeeDub Sydney clubvw.org.au volkswagen.com.au Test drive five of Australia’s best. Best Light Car over $20,000 Polo 66TDI Comfortline Best Small Car under $35,000 Golf 90TSI Trendline Best Medium Car under $50,000 Jetta 118TSI Comfortline Best SUV under $40,000 Tiguan 103TDI Best Luxury SUV over $60,000 Touareg V6 TDI Australia’s Best Car across five categories. We’re proud of our success at the 2011 Australia’s Best Cars awards. Our commitment to quality and engineering earned us awards for Best Light Car over $20,000, Best Luxury SUV over $60,00 and Best Small Car under $35,000, to name a few. The victories are all the more sweet because most of the winning cars, also happen to be our latest models. And there’ll be plenty more to celebrate in 2012. We’ll continue to bring you innovative cars for as long as you keep driving them. Visit your local Volkswagen dealer for a test drive today. Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies Club Veedub membership. Club Veedub Sydney Membership of Club Veedub Sydney is open to all Volkswagen owners. The cost is $45 for 12 months. Committee 2011-112 Monthly meetings. Monthly Club Veedub Sydney meetings are held at the Greyhound Social President: Steve Carter 0439 133 354 Club Ltd., 140 Rookwood Rd, Yagoona, on the third Thursday of each month, from 7:30 pm. All our members, friends and visitors are most welcome. email@example.com Correspondence. Vice President: David Birchall 0415 957 030 Club Veedub Sydney or Club Veedub (Secretary) PO Box 1135 Parramatta NSW 2124 or firstname.lastname@example.org 14 Willoughby Cct Grassmere NSW 2570 Our magazine. Secretary & Bob Hickman 02 4655 5566 Zeitschrift is published monthly by Club Veedub Sydney Inc. We welcome all Membership email@example.com letters and contributions of general VW interest. These may be edited for reasons of space, clarity, spelling or grammar. Deadline for all contributions is Assist. Secretary: David Birchall 02 9534 4825 the first Thursday of each month. firstname.lastname@example.org Views expressed in Zeitschrift are those of the writers, and do not necessarily represent those of Club Veedub Sydney. Club Veedub Sydney, and its Treasurer: Martin Fox 0411 331 121 members and contributors, cannot be held liable for any consequences arising email@example.com from information printed in the magazine. Back issues are available from the Secretary, or in PDF format from the Editor at the monthly meeting - please bring your own USB stick. Editor: Phil Matthews 02 9773 3970 firstname.lastname@example.org Articles may be reproduced with a suitable acknowledgment to Zeitschrift, Club Veedub Sydney. Webmaster: Aaron Hawker 0413 003 998 email@example.com Please note that all events listed in the Zeitschrift Club Calendar, and on the Club Veedub Sydney web page, are sanctioned by the Club and its Committee. Book & Joe Buttigieg 0449 291 642 DVD Librarian: firstname.lastname@example.org Tool Librarian: Bob Hickman 02 4655 5566 We wish to thank our continuous 2012 VW Nationals sponsors Merchandising: Raymond Rosch 02 9601 5657 email@example.com 25 years Volkswagen Group Australia Andrew Dodd Automotive Raffle Officer: Christine Eaton 02 9520 4914 Blacktown Mechanical Repairs C & S Automotive H & M Ferman Klaack Motors Vintage Vee Dub Supplies Volksbahn Autos Pty Ltd Vintage Registrar: John Ladomatas 0449 236 076 firstname.lastname@example.org 20 years and over Australian VW Performance Centre Dr. Mosha The VW King VW Nationals Committee: North Rocky & Import Parts Shannons Car Insurance David Birchall 02 9534 4825 Wolfsburg Motors Sydney Stan Pobjoy Racing Bob Hickman 02 4655 5566 Aaron Hawker 0413 003 998 15 years and over Indian Automotive Reliable Automotive Services Motorsport Rudi Frank 0418 442 953 Mick Motors Wayne Penrose VW Captain: email@example.com 10 years and over VW Motorsport Committee: All Metal Bumpers Mobile Model Cars & Toys Brian Walker Jeff Dunn Herb Gutmann Alpha Dot Net NRMA Insurance BWA Stokers Siding Garage John Ladomatos Norm Robertson (JP) Cupid Wedding Cars Unicap Pty Ltd Defender Safety Wurth Fasteners Australia General Committee: Harding Performance Cars Ron Kirby Laurie & Gwen Murray, Wayne Murray, Grace Rosch Ray & Shirley Pleydon 5 years and over Artemi’s T Shirts Les Barlin VW Automotive Canberra Committee. Antique Tyres Red Van Tyre colouring Chairman: Bruce Walker 0400 119 220 Black Needle Motor Trimming Rod Penrose Racing Camden GTI Performance VA Spares Secretary: Ivan Laufer 02 6254 1142 Canberra VW Centre VW Classic Kirrawee Autofest/Events: Mark Palmer 0416 033 581 Classic Vee Dub Westside Mufflers Registrar: Ivan Laufer 02 6254 1142 Custom Vee Dub Volkspower Euro Automotive VWMA Please have respect for the committee members and Gold Coast Vee Dub Wolfsburg Automotive Melbourne their families and only phone at reasonable hours. ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 3 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies Presidents Report Canberra Report Welcome to Australia's premier Volkswagen Hi all, the cold winds are here and I'm sure event, the VW Nationals 2012. everyone is prepared for winter. In April the The committee and I hope you and your chapter had a great cruise to Tarago, specifically family have an interesting and entertaining day at the Loaded Dog Hotel, there should be a report in our show. This is our twenty fifth year, the VW this magazine. If you didn't come you missed a movement seems to be growing stronger every year great day, where were you? We have worked very hard to present the best VW car show in Australia. The month of May means the Nationals, are you It’s great to see the influx of water-cooled ready to go? Planned the trip, organised Volkswagens, covering all types and year models accommodation in Sydney, got the car checked out? from 1974 to present day. Hopefully these new Saturday 26 May will be the Supersprints at recruits to the VW show scene will aspire to a Goulburn, and Sunday 27 May is the show day bonding of friends similar to what has happened itself at Fairfield City Showgrounds. The club has with the air-cooled generations. emailed the details for the convoy and The Super Sprint is on once again at accommodation, if you don't have them please Wakefield Park near Goulburn, approximately 2 make contact ASAP so that we can send them to hours south of Sydney. This should prove you. If you are into VWs you need to get along to entertaining to the public and Volkswagen the Nationals. We are particularly interested in spectators alike, and now with CAMS affiliation we getting as many people as possible to the Sprints on hope to attract more members, to enjoy the motor Saturday to watch and see how it is done, there will racing side of the Club. be a few locals participating but it would be great to I hope our event appeals to you and your have heaps of local faces in the crowd. Nationals – family and you become inspired by the display of a huge VW event, make your arrangements now. vehicles and traders over the weekend. Once again our major sponsors Volkswagen Also coming up in May will be a smaller event on Group of Australia are supporting our club with Sunday 20 May, which is National Motoring sponsorship, and several display vehicles will be on Heritage Day (NMHD). This event is run across show at Fairfield. Australia by as many car clubs as possible to get the In the centre of this program you will find our older cars out onto the roads and in the public eye. event listing for the weekend. We thank Fairfield Being as many locals will be heading to Sydney the City for the use of their facilities. The complex is following weekend, I am planning only a small ideal for our show as everything is within easy event for NMHD so that consecutive weekends are walking distance. Don't forget to purchase your not too busy. At time of writing this event is still Nationals regalia from the Club Vee Dub Sydney being finalised, however watch your email for the stand in the car show area. While you’re there, details. enjoy the VW movies on the big TV and purchase some raffle tickets in the Nationals raffle. That’s it from me, be ready for the Nationals, and if At the nationals this year we will be using a any locals can swing an event on the weekend different judging format for the air cooled VWs; we before, come along to National Motoring Heritage will be adopting a peer judging system which has Day. been in use by the water cooled cars for sometime. The way this will run is by each entrant receiving Bruce one judging form, they can vote for a car in each category. I hope you have a great time at the VW Nationals 2012. Steve Carter ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 4 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies 38 Years VW Hands on Experience 43 Quinn Street North Rockhampton Qld 4701 Ph:-(07) 4922-0111 Fax:- (07) 4922-0555 ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 5 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies Monday 25th:- Canberra General Meeting at Club Calendar 2012 the Canberra Labor Club, 16 Petrie Plaza, Civic, at 7:30pm. All information correct at time of printing but subject to change - events are sometimes altered or cancelled without notice. Check July. www.clubvw.org.au for the latest information and any changes. Thursday 5th:- Magazine Cut-off Date for articles, letters and For-Sales. May. Sunday 8th:- Bugs and Buses By The Bay, at Croudace Bay (Belmont) on the sunny shores of Thursday 17th:– CLUB VW MONTHLY Lake Macquarie. All Volkswagens are welcome - MEETING at the Greyhound Social Club, 140 Bugs, Buses, Buggies and all other types (modern Rookwood Rd. Yagoona (right next to Potts Park). VWs too). BBQs and shelters. Bring a picnic basket! Get the latest VW news and views, plus VW Kids playground and skate park. Contact Ian and socialising, drinks, raffles, trivia and plenty of Rose on 0427 550203. prizes. Lots of fun, all welcome. 8:00pm start. Thursday 12th:- Committee Meeting at the Saturday 26th:- VW NATIONALS Greyhound Social Club, 140 Rookwood Rd. Supersprint at Wakefield Park circuit, Yagoona (next to Potts Park). Goulburn. VW racers wanted! CAMS licence required. Phone Rudi Frank on 0418 442 953 for Thursday 19th:– CLUB VW MONTHLY more information. MEETING at the Greyhound Social Club, 140 Rookwood Rd. Yagoona (right next to Potts Park). Sunday 27th:- VW NATIONALS 2012 at Get the latest VW news and views, plus VW Fairfield Showgrounds. Australia’s biggest socialising, drinks, raffles, trivia and plenty of Volkswagen show - 45 show categories, trade prizes. Lots of fun, all welcome. Tonight is the AGM stands, swap meet, new VW display, kids’ rides, - all positions are vacant and are re-nominated / engine blow, great food and drink, VW fun all day. voted on. Why not try your hand at a position? 8:00pm start. Monday 28th:- Canberra General Meeting at the Canberra Labor Club, 16 Petrie Plaza, Civic, at Friday 20th:- Winter Dinner and Movie 7:30pm. Night at the Hubertus Country Club, Luddenham. Dinner at 6pm - ~$25 adults, $12 kids. German beer on tap! 7:30pm is cartoons, a coffee and June. dessert intermission, then Herbie Goes to Monte Carlo (1977) on the big screen. A great family night Thursday 4th:- Magazine Cut-off Date for out! Contact Raymond on 0408 8207228 for more articles, letters and For-Sales. information. Thursday 14th:- Committee Meeting at the Monday 30th:- Canberra General Meeting at Greyhound Social Club, 140 Rookwood Rd. the Canberra Labor Club, 16 Petrie Plaza, Civic, at Yagoona (next to Potts Park). 7:30pm. Thursday 21th:– CLUB VW MONTHLY MEETING at the Greyhound Social Club, 140 August. Rookwood Rd. Yagoona (right next to Potts Park). Get the latest VW news and views, plus VW Thursday 2nd:- Magazine Cut-off Date for socialising, drinks, raffles, trivia and plenty of articles, letters and For-Sales. prizes. Lots of fun, all welcome. 8:00pm start. Thursday 2nd - Sunday 5th:- Volkswagen Sunday 24th:- Norm’s Fish n Chips Run Spectacular 2012 at Valla Park, northern 2012. Relaxing family VW cruise to the Kembla NSW. Thursday and Friday is racing at Raleigh Grange Motor Museum! Starting from Uncle Leo’s Raceway for the inaugural Ben Durie Trophy. and a nice cruise on the motorway. Lunch at the Saturday is the VW convoy to Nambucca Heads delicious Kiama Golf Club bistro. Further details on and the swapmeet at Valla. Sunday is the Show n times and process next month. Contact Norm on Shine (with Top 10 VWs). Charity auction, live (02) 4625 7057. bands and fireworks. Contact Donna on 0427 ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 6 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies Call Ron (02) 9774 3340 Padstow Industrial Estate Unit C/20 78 Gibson Ave. Padstow 02 4722 5333 Unit 16 / 37 - 47 Borec Road Penrith 2750 ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 7 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies 695203 or email firstname.lastname@example.org For sales Thursday 9th:- Committee Meeting at the Greyhound Social Club, 140 Rookwood Rd. All ads should be emailed to: email@example.com Yagoona (next to Potts Park). Classifieds are free for Club Veedub Sydney members, and $10.00 for non-members. All ads will be published Thursday 16th:– CLUB VW MONTHLY here for two months. MEETING at the Greyhound Social Club, 140 All published ads will also appear on our club website, Rookwood Rd. Yagoona (right next to Potts Park). www.clubvw.org.au Photos can be included on the Get the latest VW news and views, plus VW website but not in Zeitschrift. All ads will appear in socialising, drinks, raffles, trivia and plenty of Zeitschrift first so our members have first chance to see prizes. Lots of fun, all welcome. 8:00pm start. them. They will then be transferred to the club website on the third Thursday of the month. Sunday 19th:- Shannons Eastern Creek Classic 2012 at Eastern Creek Raceway, Non-members please post us a cheque or money order organised by the CMC. The largest gathering of for $10.00, payable to: Club Veedub Sydney, c\– 14 classic cars (1,900+) in NSW. Double-decker bus Willoughby Cct, Grassmere NSW 2570. rides, trade stands, historic race cars, parade lap of the track. Club Veedub will again have a New Ads. Volkswagen display, and our club has 20 spaces booked this year. It is the 30th anniversary of the Wanted: I am seeking parts for a 1974 T3 Transporter in Australia, so we will feature Kombi (bus) including: 2 litre engine - either these in our display. Contact Dave Birchall on 0415 running or suitable for rebuild Set of seats middle 957030 to reserve your spot. and rear Set of front seats - with headrests Rear bumper Contact: Tony 0402 271 465 September. For Sale:- 1974 VW Superbug L, original one Thursday 6th:- Magazine Cut-off Date for (elderly) owner. Original 1600cc twin-port engine, articles, letters and For-Sales. manual gearbox. White duco and black interior, both original and in good condition. Been out of Thursday 13th:- Committee Meeting at the rego for six months but would easily pass an Greyhound Social Club, 140 Rookwood Rd. inspection. Includes genuine VW roof rack, owners Yagoona (next to Potts Park). manual and paperwork. Car always serviced by VW specialist. Located at Moorebank (Sydney). Thursday 20th:– CLUB VW MONTHLY Looking for a classic VW enthusiast owner who MEETING at the Greyhound Social Club, 140 would look after it. Inspections welcome. Phone Rookwood Rd. Yagoona (right next to Potts Park). Wayne on 0458 029973 or email Get the latest VW news and views, plus VW firstname.lastname@example.org socialising, drinks, raffles, trivia and plenty of prizes. Lots of fun, all welcome. Tonight is the AGM For Sale:- 1971 Type 3 Fastback. Low km, a - all positions are vacant and are re-nominated / little bit of rust. Deceased estate. Asking price voted on. Why not try your hand at a position? $3,000. Contact Michelle on 0409 120490 or email 8:00pm start. email@example.com Sunday 23rd:- German Auto Display in Canberra (see page 32 for more info) For Sale:- 4 x Simmons V4 three piece wheels to suit 4 bolt Beetle (4x130 pcd) fronts are 15x6, rears are 15x6 1/2 Near new tyres, 195/50x15 29th - 30th VW Warwick VW drags & 205/60x15. Will fit under stock mudguards. Located in Mortdale, St George area Sydney. $1500 Important dates for 2013 Call Richard on 0409 469 331. 26th VW Nationals, 25th & 26th May 2013 Winter Break 2nd - 4th August 2013 2nd Month Ads. VW Drag Racing at Sydney & Warwick For Sale:- 1975 VW Beetle (flat window 1300). Beam front end, 4-wheel disc brake ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 8 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies UNICAP PTY LTD Specialising in Transmission Adaptors VW / Porsche to most engines Aluminium Fuel Caps MoTec Authorised Dealer Bill Croft Managing Director Lot 34 / 221 Spinks Road LLANDILO NSW 2747 Phone (02) 4777 4006 Fax (02) 4777 4830 Mobile 0408 263 554 www.pnc.com.au/~bill/Transmission.html VOLKSWAGEN SPARE PARTS 96 TOOMBUL ROAD NORTHGATE QLD 4013 www.mickmotors.com.au PHONE (07) 3266 8133 FAX (07) 3260 5179 OVER 2500 LINE ITEMS IN STOCK ALL ENQUIRY'S WELCOME MAJOR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED ALL ITEMS CAN BE SHIPPED “COD” BY AUSTRALIA POST FACTORY 10 / 25 – 35 LUSHER ROAD CROYDON VICTORIA 3136 PHONE (03) 9725-5366 FAX (03) 9725-5327 CALL FOR BEST PRICES ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 9 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 10 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies SERVICE - PARTS - REPAIRS - RESTORATIONS RECONDITIONED ENGINES & GEARBOXES SPECIALIST IN NEW AND GENERATION VW’S, AUDIS AND SEATS LATEST COMPUTER SCAN TECHNOLOGY & LOG BOOK SERVICING FOR NEW GENERATION CARS TWO GREAT LOCATIONS 2 PARK STREET UNIT 7 CNR. REED ST. BELCONNEN ACT 2617 SOUTH & SCOLLAY ST. (02) 6253 1481 TUGGERANONG ACT 2900 (02) 6293 1941 Call Peter 9627-6209 50 Princes Street www.cvwc.com.au Riverstone NSW 2765 15 Dickson Avenue ARTARMON NSW 2064 PH: 9438 3830 FAX: 9436 4937 firstname.lastname@example.org Email :- email@example.com ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 11 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies conversion, 18x7 and 18x8 Ford stud mags. New overhauled by Wolfsburg Motors, Sydney. 2 owners starter motor, new shocks. Full painted pan and only. Logbook covering every service and repair inside body. 1x set of fibreglass guards, front expence for 32 years. Engine manuals, VW spoiler, Torana tail lights and whale tail. 1x brand literature. Rego till 15/10/12. $18,500.- Ph. John new wire kit. 2x doors, bonnet, seats. 1x new dash, on 9999 2993. Car at Bayview, NSW 2104. sport seat, sun roof. 1x aluminium kick board, window. $3,900 ONO. Phone Albert on 0435 404277 or (02) 4627 2848. VW Nationals History For Sale:- 1970 VW Beetle. Beam front end. 25 years strong Disc brakes on front. 1500cc engine, dual port with Weber carb. Front bonnet + rear. 2x new heater Welcome to the VW Nationals, proudly supported channel. 1x new rear panel, exhaust. New floor pan by Club Vee Dub Sydney Inc. The VW Nats were (painted floor + inside body). Seats. $2,500 ONO. conceived after I spent a weekend at the VW Phone Albert on 0435 404277 or (02) 4627 2848. Spectacular in 1985. I had attended a few VW shows in Sydney, but they were comparatively For Sale:- VW parts. 4 x VW doors; 1x bonnet + small and lacking to say the least, so I figured why rear; 2x fuel tanks; 1x engine block + new head; 4x cant our club do a similar event, with people head lights; 5x spare wheels; 1x beam front end staying at the show over night and enjoying a full with disc brakes; 1x motor (I think it is a 1300); 1x Volkswagen weekend. painted pan 1500 Bug. Plus lots more. Phone Albert on 0435 404277 or (02) 4627 2848. All the members of Club Vee Dub Sydney were behind the concept, so the search began for a For Sale:- 1974 Super Beetle. White wide rims, venue. Hawkesbury Agricultural College proved to new tyres. New floorpans, new discs, older retrim. have the facilities and room we would require to Older white duco respray with slightly flaking accommodate our new show, set down for Easter paint. Stan Pobjoy 1916cc with twin Kadrons, 1988. After we had established the facility and date extractors, deep sump. Anti-surge oil pump. Type 3 in 1986, we invited the other Sydney VW Clubs to casings. Engine standoffs. Car is at Helensburgh. join in and help out with the running of show $5,000 ONO. Phone Andrew on 0408 454372. events, in 2 years time. The first show was listed as part of the Bicentennial events for 1988. Ray Black For Sale:- 1973 Beetle guards, curved began designing a logo and poster for the event. We windscreen- free.1800 Kombi clutch kit- Sachs- ran the event at Hawkesbury for the next 3 years, in still in box. $200. Contact David Flack on (02) February 1989 and then back to Easter 1990. In 4942 2175 (BH) or 0405 108284 (Mob), or email 1991 there was a change at the Hawkesbury firstname.lastname@example.org Campus, when it became part of Western Sydney University and they could no longer accommodate For Sale:- Subaru motor, 2-litre, about our event. 40,000 km, new timing belt, wiring and computer, radiator, exhaust system. Update your Beetle or The next 8 years from 1991 to 1997, we relocated Kombi to a water-cooled engine- its been done the event to the NSW Soccer Federation grounds at many times before. Asking Price $1500 ONO, Parklea, continuing to hold the event over the Contact David Flack on (02) 4942 2175 (BH) or Easter weekend each year allowing people to travel 0405 108284 (Mob), or email to and from interstate for the event. The email@example.com accommodation for guests at the venue was quite reasonable. We looked for a different activity to be For Sale:- Assorted bits for Beetle, Type 3 and held on the Saturday and from 1990 we held Drag Kombi. 1 sets chrome wheels 14" no rubber, 1 set Racing at Sydney’s Oran Park Raceway, in mags wheels 14" with good rubber, 14" studs, IRA conjunction with NSW Hot Rod Association. This gearbox 1971, from beam complete 1972, dash black proved very popular with our best attendance of Type 3 (Knochback 1971), 2 seats (Black from 1971 over 110 cars racing on the day. Drag racing like new), tow bar Kombi original, distributor, start continued as part of the VW Nats for the next 13 motor, etc. For all enquiries please phone Salvador years until 2004 when the new WSID track was on 0423 409 718. opened. Unfortunately we only had 2 years at WSID, due to the management not wanting to For Sale:- 1978 2ltr. Kombi/Camper. entertain our small event at the complex. Absolutely A1 cond. Wide wheels, Sunroof, Driving lights. Kenwood radio/CD. Engine recently 1998 saw the VW Nationals move to the current ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 12 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies 150 Barwon Heads Road Belmont Victoria See us at our stand today—Mobile EFTPOS Or call 1300 370 310 ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 13 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies location of Fairfield City showgrounds at or have any ideas or suggestions for making the Prairiewood. This venue has proved itself over the show even better, please get in touch. past 14 years, with an ideal layout allowing for all to be under cover for the show. In 2008 we moved David Birchall away from the traditional Easter Weekend. Our Club Vee Dub Sydney Inc club members wanted to enjoy the Easter break weekend with their families and not having to judge cars or organise the car show. BUG OFF The major part of our show has been the Car Show CANCER! DRIVE and Shine. This has been conducted using various show judging methods over the years. Drive Not all of us are affected by cancer, but it is through judging has proved the most popular, the estimated that 115,000 new cases of cancer were only down side being the waiting time for some diagnosed in Australia in 2010 with an estimated attendees. 43,000 deaths and that 1 in 3 Australians will be affected by cancer by the age of 75. Supersprint was introduced for the 2009 show, at The aim of the Bug Off Cancer! Drive is to Goulburn’s Wakefield Park 2 hours drive south of raise awareness about and funds for, Australian Sydney. We have had around 70 entries each year Cancer Research Foundation so that it can continue with competitors improving their cars each year to to fund research into finding a cure for this hideous improve their times against the clock. disease that affects everyone either directly or indirectly by way of knowing someone who has this Various overseas guest have attend the show over disease. the years including Gene, Dee and Gary Berg US, Since its inception in 2010, Bug Off Cancer! Howard Cheese UK, Robyn Wagner UK, Dean Drive has driven a distance of approximately Kirsten US, Bill Direckx US, Bruce and Winnie 7,500km in an unmodified 1965 VW Beetle and Meyers US and various Kiwis from the East Island raised $20,000 This year we are driving an estimated We have had several sponsors continually distance of approximately 7,200km with a supporting our event and actively involved with us fundraising target of $20,000 for the 25 years. These include, Andrew Dodd We have been both fortunate and privileged Automotive, Blacktown Mechanical Repairs, C & S to have Qantas Engineering agreeing to be a major Automotive, H & M Ferman, Klaack Motors, sponsor of our drive in 2012 for the second Vintage Vee Dub Supplies and Volksbahn Autos. consecutive year. Mario Nearchou will be accompanying me on Various Magazines have covered the event the drive this year, which will commence in Sydney including VW Trends, VW Motoring, VW Scene, on Sunday July 8 and proceed to Cobar, Broken Hot VWs, Dragster Magazine, and of course VMA. Hill, Port Augusta, Coober Pedy, Uluru, Alice Designers of the VW Nationals logo include Ray Springs, Tennant Creek, Mt Isa, Longreach, Black, Sebastian Semos and Michael Birchall Charleville, Toowoomba, Tamworth and back to Sydney over a period of 13 to 14 days. Throughout these past 25 years we have received continuous support from the Volkswagen Company, although it has been from various companies importing the marque. These include Ateco, TKM, Incape and now Volkswagen Group Australia The continuous support and enthusiasm of our own Club members has been a major asset of our show. Without our Club members the show would not run each year, so many thanks for this. You can read stories on all the previous VW Nationals, and see all the previous logos, at clubvw.org.au If you would like to help us with the VW Nationals, ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 14 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies Camden GTI Performance Pty Ltd www.camdengti.com.au Unit 20 / 6 Badgally Road Campbelltown NSW 2560 Camden GTI are Low Volume Specialist Dismantlers and Parts Importers of: VW Golf 1975 onwards All SEAT, Ibiza, Cordoba and Toledo Mob: 0423 051 737 Hotline: 02 4627 3072 Exclusive importers & distributors of APR & Oettinger products Unit B9 / 78 Gibson Avenue Tel: 1300 730 949 PADSTOW 2211 (int) + 61 7 3392 2980 (fax) + 61 7 3217 4941 02 9773 7244 www.hp.net.au ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 15 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 16 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies 13 46 46 ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 17 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies For more information about Bug Off Cancer! Drive visit our website www.bugoffcancer.com.au or www.everydayhero.com.au/bugoffcancer2012 to make a donation to help fight cancer. Norman Elias (Bug Off Cancer! Event Co-ordinator) Club Vee Dub Sydney will again be making a donation to this cause. Norman will be at the VW Nationals on the Sunday with his Beetle. Donations can be made to the BUG OFF CANCER! DRIVE on the day. made contact with Schuco direct and will keep you updated. Now onto 1:1 scale some more cool retro camping accessories to add to your van. Aftermarket curtains for Westfalia are available but Welcome to part 2 of the Toy Department camping if you’re on budget hop down to your local edition. haberdashery (that’s fabric shop for some guys) and pick out some look alike tartan fabric for just Recently we featured some camper model VW’s few bucks. and some cool retro accessories to go with your Camper/Bus/Van. This month we continue that theme and feature two more models. The first is the Premium Classics VW high light camper in merino yellow, this superb model comes in 1/43 scale and the detail is great even down to the green/orange plaid tartan curtains. Also the long awaited but unfortunately not yet released 1/18 sale low light red T2 camper by Schuco. I was hopeful that this model would have been This picnic suit case I picked up recently at a released last Christmas but this was not to be and charity shop for $20.00 and the royal picnic set I still has the yellow light for pending release. I have put together from items from various items around the house and from camping and discount shop ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 18 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies outlets. Finally a reminder that the DVD one man and his camper van is available for loan from the Club Library by contacting Joe Buttigieg. In the final series Martin Dorey is searching for the native elderflower to make a traditional English summer cordial, whilst he does not exactly find what he is looking for, I tell he you can get this refreshing drink down at your local Woolworths super market. Happy camping! Tony Bezzina firstname.lastname@example.org Volkswagen up! These retro Eskies also can be found at charity 2012 World Car of the Year shops and garage sales, the smaller tin cooler only costing only $3.00. The nifty little Volkswagen up! has won many fans since it was first announced and it can now Camping or a day out should not be without your add the judges from the World Car Awards after it retro HMV Radio. was named the 2012 World Car of the Year. Volkswagen can proudly place the trophy alongside the WCOTY titles handed to the Golf VI (2009) and Polo V (2010). There was stiff competition for the up! as well, having to impress the judges ahead of the other two finalists, the F30 BMW 3 Series and 991 Porsche 911. At least the Porsche gained some consolation for being named the 2012 World Performance Car. Dr Martin Winterkorn, Chairman of the Board of Management of Volkswagen AG, was unsurprisingly chuffed, “This award shows once again that in the up! our designers and engineers have created a vehicle that has been thought through in minute detail. A vehicle that sets standards in its class for efficient use of space, safety, motoring fun and environmental ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 19 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies VW NATIONALS SPONSORS 2012 We wish to extend a sincere “thank you” to all of our sponsors, who have made the VW Nationals 2012 possible. Volkswagen Group Australia 2, 43 & 44 Mick Motors Qld 9 AJ Cody 37 Mobile Model Cars & Toys 28 All Metal Bumpers 27 Motexion 27 Andrew Dodd Automotive 5 Mountain Mechanics 28 Antique Tyres Vic 28 NRMA Vintage Classic Insurance 26 Artemi’s T Shirts 30 North Rocky Mechanical Qld 5 AusFire Protection 37 Pacer Auto Products 28 Australian V W Performance Vic 9 Pinball Retro 40 Black Needle Motor Trimming 7 Quick Strip Bankstown 38 Blacktown Mechanical Repairs 11 Red Van Tyre Colouring 33 BWA 17 Reliable Automotive Services 11 C & S Automotive 7 Rod Penrose Racing 26 Camden GTI Performance 15 Shannons Classic Car Insurance 17 Canberra VW Centre ACT 11 Stan Pobjoys Racing 17 Classic Vee Dub 13 Stokers Siding Garage 13 Cupid Wedding Cars 7 Subaru Gears 35 Custom T Shirts & Trophies 33 The VW King 30 Custom Vee Dub Qld 26 Transferables T Shirts 36 Das Resto Parts Qld 39 Unicap Pty Ltd 9 Defender Safety 30 VA Spares 38 East coast Kombis 40 Vintage Vee Dub Supplies 9 Euro Revolution 37 Volksbahn Autos 15 Exoticars Service Centre 39 Volkscare Vic 30 Expert Signs 35 Volkshome Automotive Vic 37 German Auto display ACT 32 Volksmuller 35 Gold Coast Vee Dub Qld 33 Volkswerke Vic 39 H & M Ferman 5 Volkspower Vic 36 Harding Performance Qld 15 vollks.com.au 39 Indian Automotive 5 VW Classic Kirrawee 26 JC Fry 38 VW Magazine Australia 34 Just Kampers 40 VW Spectacular 10 Kaazelle Tie Dye Art 40 VW Village 38 Kemp Tools 35 Wayne Penrose VW 33 Klaack Motors 13 Westside Mufflers 15 Kombi Limousines 36 Wolfsburg Automotive Vic 13 Les Barlin Automotive 17 Wolfsburg Motors 11 MacKellar Service Centre 36 Wurth Australia Aus 7 Volkswagen Group Australia SYDNEY VOLKSWAGEN DEALERSHIPS ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 20 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies 2012 OFFICIAL PROGRAMME The Volkswagen event 25 years in the making ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 21 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies VW Nationals 2012 Saturday 26th May Sunday 27th May VW Nationals Supersprint at S h o w D a y , Fairfield City Wakefield Park racetrack, near Goulburn, Showgrounds, Smithfield Road, approximately 2 hours south of Sydney on the Prairiewood. Braidwood Road. Wakefield is a spectator friendly track, most of the track is visible from the spectator viewing areas so Huge undercover area for Show & Shine and come on down for look.. Dealer Displays with space for up to 200 show cars undercover. On site catering available with plenty of See VW racers test their cars and skills on this everything. demanding racetrack, VW drivers like Greg Mackie, Rudi Frank, Jak Rizzo, CT Hanson, Rod Penrose, 7:30 am - General admission gates open Wayne Penrose, Rose Merritt are some of the 8:00 am - 3:00 pm - Car Show assembly & entrants so far. Swapmeet 10:30am - Car Show Entry Closes The entry fee will be $170 for pre entries received 12:30 pm - First Raffle Draw on or before May 19th 2012. We will be holding a 12:30 pm - Peer Judging Forms CLOSED raffle to refund the entry fee to one lucky person 2:30 pm - Engine Blow who pre enters before May 19th. 3:00 pm - Final Raffle Draw & Trophy Presentation General Admission: $10.00 Children under 16: Free Swapmeet sites: $40.00 (includes 1 show entry, additional entry tickets may be purchased on the day if needed) Show and Shine Entry: $30.00 (includes 1 show entry for the driver, additional entry tickets may be purchased on the day if needed) Pre register online and save $5! - Pre entry closes Friday 11th May 2012 GREAT FUN FOR ALL THE FAMILY ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 22 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies VW Nationals 2012 All Car Show entrants are automatically entered into Peoples Choice and Volkswagen Group Australia's Car of the Day. In 2012 Peer Judging will determine the Air-cooled winners. Ballots will be provided to each entrant upon entry. Entries to all categories close at 10:30 am sharp. Ballots MUST be returned to the Club VW judging area no later than 12:30 pm. Car Show Categories 1 Beetle - up to 1957 - Standard 23 Polo – All Years 2 Beetle - up to 1957 - Modified 24 Golf 1 - 1976 to 1983 3 Beetle - 1958 to 1967 - Standard 25 Golf 2 - 1984 to 1992 4 Beetle - 1958 to 1967 - Modified 26 Golf 3 - 1993 to 1997 5 Beetle - 1968 onwards - Standard 27 Golf 4 - 1998 to 2003 6 Beetle - 1968 onwards - Modified 28 Golf 5 - 2004 to 2008 7 Kombi T1 - up to 1967 - Standard 29 Golf 6 - 2009 onwards 8 Kombi T1 - up to 1967 - Modified 30 New Beetle - All Years 9 Kombi T2 - 1968 to 1979 - Standard 31 VW Convertible - (Golf Cabrio, Eos) – All years 10 Kombi T2 - 1968 to 1979 - Modified 32 Sports Coupe (Scirocco, Corrado, Audi TT) – All 11 Transporter T3 - 1981 to 1992 - All Years 12 Type 3 and Type 4 - Standard 33 VW Sedan (Bora, Jetta, Passat, Vento) - All 13 Type 3 and Type 4 - Modified 34 Tiguan/Touareg/Amarok – All Years 14 Karmann Ghia - All Years - Standard 35 Audi - All Years 15 Karmann Ghia - All Years - Modified 36 SEAT - All Years 16 Factory Karmann Cabriolet - All Years - All 37 Skoda - All Years 17 Factory Off-Road - Air-cooled - All 38 VW Commercial Vehicles (Transporter/ Multivan, 18 Non-factory Off-road and Buggies - All Caddy) – All Years 19 VW-Powered Trike - All 39 Best Engineered / Race Water-cooled Vehicle 20 Aussie Convertibles and Kit Cars - All 21 Best engineered/race – Air-cooled - All Automatic Entry 22 Rat class - All Years - All 41 Peoples Choice - Water-cooled 42 Volkswagen Group Australia Car of the Day Automatic Entry 40 Peoples Choice – Air-cooled 42 Volkswagen Group Australia Car of the Day ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 23 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies VW Nationals 2012 2012 VW NATIONALS INFORMATION Australia's Premier VW and Audi event for all the family. Sunday 27th 2012, SYDNEY AUSTRALIA See the biggest variety of VW's and Audi's in Australia. Now in its 25th great year, VW Nationals has become the event for all VW and Audi owners. See the most immaculate array of models from just about every production year. Enter your car in one of the categories below or just come and look. It’s the event for the enthusiast and all the family. Heaps of events all weekend with Sunday the big ‘Show and Shine' day. VW Nationals Enquires: David Birchall (02) 9534 4825 or email@example.com Why not become a member of Club Vee Dub? You don't have to be a member to enjoy VW Nationals or to enter any event. Club Vee Dub Sydney inc. is centred in Sydney, with many members throughout Australia and overseas. The benefits of membership are plenty: Club discounts CAMS affiliated Professional advice Access to club tool library Access to club book library Access to club video library Picnic and fun days Observation runs Vintage plate facilities Zeitschrift (monthly magazine) Our club magazine (Zeitschrift) has won many awards. Club Vee Dub was the first VW Club in Australia with a vintage plate facility for members (for standard vehicles 30 years or more). Club Vee Dub supports several charities through our fund raising activities. Send $45.00 Au (within Australia) or $55.00 Au (International) to Club Vee Dub Sydney PO Box 1135 Parramatta N.S.W 2124 Australia ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 24 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies The day was fun and relaxing, thanks to all of the attendees, I hope you all enjoyed your trip. compatibility.” For their part, the judges didn’t hold back in their praise, “The little Volkswagen up! has altered what we have come to expect from the citycar segment. Of note are the responsive steering, sophisticated suspension setup, new efficient engines and the quality of materials and finish. Never before in this economy segment have owners felt so premium. Look for every builder of citycars to up its game just to compete with the new VW.” We had three Kombi's, 2 Beetles, and a Polo, Golf, and Jetta along. Lurking in the background was a Tarago Cruise Subaru just for good measure. A couple of dubbers also saw us off from Russell in the morning. Two thumbs up to all! Bruce Ducaudi deal officially announced As expected, Audi has announced they had On 22 April, the Canberra Chapter cruised to the completed a takeover of premium motorcycle country town of Tarago NSW, for a catch-up and a manufacturer Ducati. The buyout figure hasn’t great meal at the local pub 'The Loaded Dog'. The been confirmed by Audi on record, but it’s believed cruise went well, we encountered a bit of traffic due the sum was around €860m (AU$1.08b). to a detour off another highway but arrived in good In a company statement Audi Chairman, time. The town has some history if you do some research and is full of charm and charisma. Our meals were huge and very tasty and the old hotel served as a great backdrop for a chat with friends. ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 25 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies The Shires VW CLASSIC VOLKSWAGEN Located in the Sutherland Shire ph/fx. 02 9521 5333 Mob. 0409 988 748 Precision built motors by Gary Williams • Motors to suit Bug, Ghia, Type 3 & Kombi • New & reco air-cooled stock 1600/1641 • New 1776/1835 • 1800 — 2ltr & 2 litre Vanagon • 1.9 — 2.1 litre reco waterboxer motor with new cylinder heads Factory 3/64 Oak Rd. Kirrawee NSW Open 6 days WWW.VEEDUBCLASSIC.COM.AU ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 26 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies Rupert Stadler, said: “Ducati is known worldwide The iconic Italian bike maker started life in as a premium brand among motorcycle 1926 making parts for radios, before producing its manufacturers and has a long tradition of building first motorcycle in 1949. sporty motorcycles. “It has great expertise in high-performance engines and lightweight construction, and is one of Golf 7 spy shots the world’s most profitable motorcycle manufacturers. That makes Ducati an excellent fit for Audi.” Meanwhile, Reuters reports these comments from Stefan Bratzel, director of the Center of Automotive at the University of Applied Sciences in Bergisch-Gladbach: “I can’t think of a concrete reason for Audi to warrant a business case for buying Ducati. Ducati doesn’t enhance Audi’s business model in any way, it’s just a trophy in the wall cabinet.” Audi’s official statement justifies the purchase: “The progressive control systems and special combustion chamber process of Ducati engines, Volkswagen's Golf 7 will officially be shown at the their resulting sporty character, and Ducati’s Paris Auto Show in September, so final mules and extensive know-how in lightweight construction test vehicles are out and about. Spy photographers thus offer great potential for AUDI AG and the are snapping up pictures and while we still can't tell Volkswagen Group.” an awful lot from these shots, we know based on Ducati becomes the twelfth trophy in the the MQB platform we viewed that the wheelbase is Volkswagen Group cabinet, joining other slightly longer, the width is up a bit and the front performance brands such as Bugatti, Lamborghini over hangs have been reduced. 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Ferguson VW - Bathurst 1963 Above: Eddie Perkins (father of Larry) / George Reynolds (who recently passed away) Volkswagen - Armstrong 500 Phillip Island 1960 Right top to bottom: Wheel standing A.P.E. Kombi at Castlereagh 1968 Brian Thomson V8 VW Type 3, Sandown 1974, used most of the mechanicals from a McLaren M10Bh. Greg Mackie in his very successful Beetle sports sedan, Oran Park 1980 Ben Seehusen at Catalina Rallycross Katoomba 1972 ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 29 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies 2 / 27 Prime Drive Seven Hills NSW 2147 Phone 9838-8986 Fax 9838-8981 www.defendersafety.com.au • Footwear • Respiratory Contact Artemi on 0415 163 313 • Clothing • Gas Detection or • Eyewear • Height Safety E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org • Gloves • First Aid • Hearing • Signs ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 30 Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies of a dripping fringe or umbrella. The best thing about it VW Nationals 1988 all was all the new and interesting cars whose owners made the effort to come out. By Natalie Driscoll The car show was very well attended, even by April 1988 American standards. Rod Montoya from VW Trends commented that there were more cars than at a typical If you went to the VW Nationals ’88, held at well-attended Californian event, but that over there they Hawkesbury Agricultural College over the Easter wouldn’t have showed up at all if it had rained! weekend, and someone happened to ask you what it was After asking around our overseas visitors for like, the first thing that probably sprang to mind was a comparisons between the cars that showed up to our nasty little four-letter word – RAIN. events and to theirs, it seemed a unanimous decision – And rain it did, dampening everything except for the standard of our cars equalled or bettered those you the enthusiasm, with people travelling from all states would see at overseas VW shows. For example, Rod and territories of Australia, even from Tasmania. We Farrell’s immaculate blue split-window Beetle earned also had patrons from around the world, including plenty of attention. On the other hand, none of the Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the USA. Not bad for a international visitors were particularly impressed by the little ‘ol Aussie VW show! Australian version of the ‘chop-top convertible.’ Many events had been organised to keep the VW Of the fun events organised, the Bug Balance, the nuts entertained. With raffles, food stalls, brightly Pit Stop and the Engine Pull were the only ones coloured sponsor and club stalls, the college was cancelled due to the rain. Saturday stayed relatively dry, miraculously transformed into a circus-like atmosphere. and such events as the Go-Slow race and the Bug Push Well, sort-of. Those in the organising committee were generated quite a crowd, with many willing entrants less than excited about the weather conditions as they giving it a go. watched 20 months of planning sort of bobbing around The Engine Blow was perhaps the most popular unpredictably in the mud puddles. But what could we do event, with people queuing up to pay for guesses. The but grin and bear it? Despite the rain, all but a handful guesses ranged from thirty seconds to an hour and a of people (and maybe the committee) thoroughly half! Most of us had no idea, but guessed anyway. The enjoyed themselves. old clapped-out 40-hp resisted its fate to the end, taking The Nationals got its fair share of media coverage, a long time to spring to life but even longer to die. It with 2WS advertising before the event and news releases lasted a surprising 16 minutes. The trophy presentation in various newspapers. But the real bonus was having and raffle draws were held afterwards, with hundreds of representatives from ‘Hot VWs’, ‘VW Trends’ and ‘VW patient, expectant people waiting in the rain. The 160 or Motoring’ down here to cover the show. On the local so trophies looked extremely impressive, and many scene, we had ‘OZVW’, ‘Fast Fours and Rotaries’ and people commented on the display. The winner of the ‘Open Road’ magazines out for a report. reconditioned Cal-look Beetle is certain to be the subject Saturday dawned a fine drizzle, nothing you of much envy. couldn’t put up with. However, it must have put off quite After many months (approaching years) of a few people who would otherwise have had their wares planning for VW Nationals ’88, the organising on display or swap or sell. In the dealer display area, on committee was more than exhausted and ready to finish the other hand, it was standing room only. before the weekend even began. Most people have no The Bush Dance on Saturday night was a real fun idea of the amount of organisation needed to pull off time, and must have been an education for our overseas such an event, and unfortunately the committee was guests. When five huge VW cakes were brought out, grossly understaffed, with members doubling and there was much oohing and ahhing and then the tripling up on jobs in an effort to get things done. devourment started. Probably the most dramatic Committee members were disappointed in the fact that episode of the whole weekend was when three teenage they never got to see much of the show for themselves, would-be car thieves were caught in the act by the as they were always occupied in doing things for others. security guard who we had hired. The miscreants (or Some never even had time to go and get lunch for substitute your own more descriptive names) had themselves, like Rod Young who sat in a little room in chosen a Golf on which to perform their dirty deed. On front of a computer all day! being caught they were dragged over to the crowd in One good thing that came from all this is the Karmann Square, where they were surrounded by what cooperation started and friends made between the clubs. could have passed for a lynch mob until the police That probably counts for more than any money made arrived. Serves them right! during the weekend. Both the plans for the show and judging and the Will there be a VW Nationals next year? Don’t Wet Weather Plan A were becoming obsolete as we even mention the subject near any of the committee at watched the rain bucketing down. Wet Weather Plan B the moment, if you value your safety, but there may be involved the crew having to shack up in an old hay shed another event some time in the future, on a smaller – but no one complained. At least it was dry! scale. Right at the moment though, the committee is Once judging was underway, the rain didn’t seem being reunited with family, friends, lovers and car to stop people from entering their cars in the show, projects. though they were a little less inclined to constantly If you were there, thanks for helping to make it a jumping out and wiping off the splashes of mud. Mud or great weekend. 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TYPE Tell us about your VWs and Audis! Club VeeDub - The Legend Never Dies ZEITSCHRIFT - VW Nationals 2012 - Page 41 YEAR Please enclose cheque or money order for www.clubvw.org.au $45.00, payable to Club VeeDub Sydney Inc., and post it with this form to: The legend never dies Club VeeDub Sydney Inc. Or you can Email us at: P.O. Box 1135 For information call David on (02) 9534 4825 Parramatta NSW 2124 firstname.lastname@example.org Bob on (02) 4655 5566 About Club VeeDub Sydney However, for the enthusiast we provide a Membership Form Do you own a Volkswagen or Audi? wide range of other benefits and activities. Have you had trouble fixing it, or finding a If you have a VW older than 30 years and you decent VW mechanic who can? Maybe you’d don’t drive it much, we can offer you Vintage New Member: like to restore your classic VW, or what about Registration to save you an enormous amount on Renewal: (tick one) hotting it up instead? No matter what your VW your annual rego bill. 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