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Date:         Mon, 8 Jan 2001 06:46:27 -0800
Reply-To:     Zoltan <zol@FOXINTERNET.NET>
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From:         Zoltan <zol@FOXINTERNET.NET>
Subject:      Re: Mexico/Vanagon report-Guadalajara/Puerto Vallarta
Comments: To: raj <jones@COYOTE.COLORADO.EDU>
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Thanks for the informative reporting of things we never thoought of. Zoltan ----- Original Message ----- From: "raj" <jones@COYOTE.COLORADO.EDU> To: <vanagon@GERRY.VANAGON.COM> Sent: Sunday, January 07, 2001 8:16 PM Subject: Mexico/Vanagon report-Guadalajara/Puerto Vallarta

> Observations from Guadalajara and Puerto Vallarta: > > Saw three Vanagons in Puerto Vallarta--all with California > plates. > > Lots of older buses, but (to my surprise) almost all air- > cooled. Not too many of the water-cooled type 2s with > the radiator on front; I expected more from what I'd > seen in other parts of Mexico. Those I saw were all > with the raised roof. > > Big surprise: Eurovans (panel truck model) for sale > at the VW dealers. This makes me believe that VW has > stopped production of the water-cooled type 2 in > Mexico (maybe to increase production of new beetles?) > Anybody know for sure? > > Saw a Golf with the label "Pointer" and a wagon based > on either the Golf or Jetta also labeled "Pointer"-- > didn't get a good look, but it is something we don't > have here. Didn't see anything labeled "Setter" ;-) > > In general, the Chrysler minivans and various American > SUVs have taken over in Mexico for their middle class. > > Richard A. Jones > Boulder, Colorado > '81 Vanagon Mr Bus

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