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  • ScottyG
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    The Ol’ DC is still running as good as ever…. I’ve lost count, but it’s waaaay past 40k miles by now.   I can’t believe it’s been 9 years since y’all built this badass road-tripper for me.  Still going strong!!!  DC7

    ScottyG
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    I’ll trade a couple of KCW stickers for a few of these… I’ll even do a 2 for 1 deal 🙂Scottys

    Rustabus
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    Hell Yeah!!!!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂

    John Jones
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    Pretty awesome Scotty….. I still plan on visiting your place some time…  😎

    ScottyG
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    Anytime, John… It would be great to see you again.  I daydream sometimes about me and Carl driving her back up to KCW…. maybe next year for a 10-year build anniversary??  Hmmmm…….

    BBWB
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    Anytime, John… It would be great to see you again. I daydream sometimes about me and Carl driving her back up to KCW…. maybe next year for a 10-year build anniversary?? Hmmmm…….

    Damn! It’s been ten years already. I remember seeing this DC in it’s unrestored condition at KCW.

    I'm at the age where "fuck off", "fuck you", and "fuck it" answer most questions.

    ScottyG
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    Well… It’s officially the 10-year anniversary for this badass build.  The first couple of pics are from a little roadtrip last weekend.  The last pic is from 2009.

    She still back-pegs the speedo with ease!  The odometer hangs up from time to time, so I’m not sure on the exact number, but it’s somewhere way above 40,000 miles.  Same combo, same torquey 2387 Tractor motor.  Very few changes since I picked it up in April 2009, mainly because it doesn’t need any changes!

    I’ve added a few cars to my collection over the years, but this one is still my favorite!

    KCW at Kemah

    KCW backpeg2

    KCW Rolling

    John Jones
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    Thats pretty freakin RAD Scotty!!!!    and you have driven the shit out of it also!!!!!   were going to have to get you and Mike together sometime!!! two awesome DC’s in Texas!!!!       I bet you have put the most amount of miles on a KCW build!!!!

    mdubg
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    Scotty, when I was thinking of trying to hack my way through my resto, I found your build thread on the (old) KCW site.  That’s how I ended up just sending my Crew Cab to KCW.  The fact that these guys do amazing work and have the transparency to post it all is truly unique.

    What part of Texas are you in?  I’m in Frisco.  Once mine’s done, we’ll have to get the Doubles side by side at a Texas VW event.  It’ll be KCW Restoratations 2009 and 2019.

    ScottyG
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    Mike… that’s a cool story!!  Glad my build gave you the nudge to turn it over to KCW.  They did me right.  I had been out of the scene for many years, and wanted to get back in.  They got me back in in a BIG way!

    I haven’t been on the site in a while.  Wasn’t aware of your build…. gonna be nice!  I’m a big L31 fan, but Pearl Grey is a great choice, too.  Always cool to see another early DC getting built.  And you’ll be in Texas, too 🙂  I’m in Orange, TX… way down in the SE corner near the coast, so I’m at least 300+ miles South of you.  I do get up to the Dallas area often, though.

    DubSplash is Apr 27-28 near Joe Pool Lake  in the Dallas area… you going?  I recently got a nice DOKA with a sweet GTI engine swap that I was planning to drive… but I could be persuaded to roll the DC 🙂

    John Jones
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    That was a great road trip to Texas with you Scotty!!!!!!!!!     My son Zack was with me…. and he will remember that forever!!!!  We only stayed at the texas classic for about 20 minutes,,, then we started driving home… 😎

    Proud of your truck Scotty!!!!!    A Lot of the reason it still looks sooo good is I know you are passionate about keeping it up….  Thanks!

    ScottyG
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    No doubt… forever-memories.  I could go on & on. We blasted like 1400+ miles in 2 days??!!  Remember running through wide open New Mexico, all by ourselves, no other traffic, rolling 70-80 side-by-side for an ENTIRE tank of gas?  Unforgettable trip.  You, Zack, Me, and Carl 🙂

     

    Rustabus
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    Awesome, plain and simple!!!!!!! 🙂 🙂 🙂

    mdubg
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     DubSplash is Apr 27-28 near Joe Pool Lake in the Dallas area… you going? I recently got a nice DOKA with a sweet GTI engine swap that I was planning to drive… but I could be persuaded to roll the DC 🙂

    Crap that’s coming up.  I went last year.  It’s a cool event.  I’ll be there, obviously the DC won’t.

    ScottyG
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    New location for DubSplash this year, and earlier in the year.  Should be a little cooler weather in April.  Dallas in July can be 100+ degrees!

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