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The San Diego VW Thing Club News Letter, Volume 2-5, 8-19-02:


I hope everyone is doing well and that your Summer is a pleasant one.

I was gone for the month of July on vacation with my family. We bought a RV and have been traveling around Southern California. I plan on towing our Thing with the RV and would like to know if anyone has done that yet?

I've updated the clubs web page and added a lot of new pictures: I haven't posted the pictures yet from the Thing Shop's show back in May (sorry). They are on their way. I have over 75 pictures. By far it was San Diego's biggest and best Thing show to date. Thanks Thing Shop Be sure to check out their new web page.

If anyone would like to send me any other pictures I would be happy to post them.

We are looking for suggestions for our next outing. We are planning the clubs 3 year anniversary. Please. please, please send us your ideas.

The next outing is this weekend. Familienfest. Last year was a lot of fun. Bring you Thing, family, and the sun screen. Hope to see you there.


Scheduled Outing:
The 8th annual Familienfest is on August 24th, 2002,
at the Deer Park Winery, (where the Thing Show was).
The gates open at 9 am, and it costs $7 to enter, $10
to show with entry for 1 car and 1 person. This is a nice
show for ALL aircoolers.
There will be a swap meet and Kiddy Karnival, food and
a raffle.

For more info go to or call (760) 630-4655.
Entrance for vendors and show cars starts at 6 am.

Please let me know if you plan on attending so I can get us
placed together.

Hope to see you all there.

Please let me know if you plan on attending this show and
if you'd like to caravan up.

Hope to hear from you all,


Club Web Page Additions:
(If you have anything you would to add (especially local vendors) please send it to me)

Useful Thing Links:
Thing Ring link:
181 Registry link:
Daily Thing Digest email: To subscribe, send an email to "" with the word "SUBSCRIBE" in the main body

Things For Sale and Things Wanted:
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Just a note to let you know that my thing is for sale.
email 619-258-85245.
Picture attached.

Jim Alcorn

If you think there is something I forgot to cover or need to include please let me know.

Take care, Chris.