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Re: Attn: European Listees


Maybe useless to order parts but when it comes to check for the original part that go to the
original place...there is no other that compare to it...at least i have not find any T3 literature
that can explain (by exploded pictures) what goes where.



> Date:          Sat, 27 Dec 1997 20:28:31 -0600
> From:          Martin Peitz <peitz@HiWAAY.net>
> To:            type-3@umich.edu
> Subject:       Re: Attn: European Listees

> Ginger D.&Peter P. wrote:
> >
> > I am the lucky recipient of a T3 christmas gift from my brother.  He is
> > a Capt. in the US Army stationed in Heidelberg.  What the hell did he
> > give me!?
> >         It is a paper-bound "Genuine Parts Illustrated Catalog" for type 3
> > published by VW 1994.  It has order forms in the front translated into
> > 6 languages, and 114 illustrated pages of EVERY T3 PART, EVERY YEAR,
> > EVERY NUT, BOLT WASHER, SHEET METAL, TRIM, GLASS, MOTOR, CARB ETC. ETC.
> >         The illustrations show assemblies with numbered references (not
> > official VW 9-digit #'s).  I have a feeling that the VW numbers were
> > elliminated for ease of reference between yearly changes.
> >         My brother is unavailable for comment, so can someone verify that this
> > is dealer supplied ordering catalog?  The order forms say you can send
> > in, or phone in your order, but don't list a address or phone number.
> > Are these parts available, or is this just a pipe dream wish list?
> >         At the very least, the illustrations are excellent.  Particularly
> > showing the changes that occured over the years.
> >
> > Sincerely,
> > Peter Parker
> > '66 Square; Phillip
> > Portland, OR
> Unfortunately these catalogs are quite useless.
> They are only the pictures out of the fiches.
> No numbers and you can't really order through it.
> They were available through the VW dealers in Germany for a nominal fee
> of 1 Mark (promotion material). Some guys resold them for ~10 DM.
> They are being discontinued right now. A friend of mine ordered 100
> type  III and 100 of each other VW to stock up.
> Martin Peitz
>
>

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