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Old 12-10-2019, 08:28 PM   #18
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Lovely!

Out of interest, why are there so many red B and C reg mexi beetles about ? All usually red too. Was it due to it being the last year they were officially imported to Europe ?
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Not all mex bugs of that age were velvet red ones, which was a limited edition. It’s probably cause they stopped importing them into Germany in85.
Yeah, mainland Europe stopped getting them in ‘85/86 so they became less easy to ‘locally’ source. I guess people took advantage of this and bought them whilst they still could.

Nice buy Ady, I just had a nosey on eBay. Looks like you’ve got a cracker [IMG class=inlineimg]https://www.volkszone.com/VZi/images/vzismilies/smile.gif[/IMG]
Cheers Andy, really surprised how solid it is. Going in for an mot next week, once ive got it back i'll take more pictures and post them up
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