Thank you, Koenigs

Z

Zechiedrich

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What a great surprise to receive the copy of Stern magazine with our amphi
pictures in it! Certainly makes you want to understand German. Danke, Joe und
Carol.

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> There are 7 messages in this issue.
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> Topics in this digest:
>
> 1. Re: Re: Amphicar Antennas
> From: "Randy Bograd" <rdboggie@juno.com>
> 2. Re: Amphicar Antennas
> From: "Cap'n John" <minnow@amphicar.net>
> 3. Modern Marvels 15 minutes of fame...
> From: Amphipoda@yahoo.com
> 4. Complete 2001 Newsletters Now On Line
> From: "Bill Connelly" <billiam@erols.com>
> 5. Re: Complete 2001 Newsletters Now On Line
> From: "Marc Schlemmer" <mschlem@amphicar.net>
> 6. Near Knoxville
> From: "mark richardson" <markr13@prodigy.net>
> 7. December Swim in Wisconsin!
> From: wick68355@aol.com
>
> ________________________________________________________________________
> ________________________________________________________________________
>
> Message: 1
> Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2001 20:53:01 +0800
> From: "Randy Bograd" <rdboggie@juno.com>
> Subject: Re: Re: Amphicar Antennas
>
> Thanks. Looks like I'll keep it.
> Randy
> --
>
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> Message: 2
> Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2001 19:11:50 -0000
> From: "Cap'n John" <minnow@amphicar.net>
> Subject: Re: Amphicar Antennas
>
> I have a windshield mount antenna that I am going to use. The type
> that has the thin wire and clear tape. I was thinking I could remove
> the tape and place the wire hidden inside the rubber molding around
> the windshield. Hopefully it will still work well, or I could add a
> booster too. Just an idea.
>
> JB
>
> ________________________________________________________________________
> ________________________________________________________________________
>
> Message: 3
> Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2001 20:18:41 -0000
> From: Amphipoda@yahoo.com
> Subject: Modern Marvels 15 minutes of fame...
>
> Modern Marvels 15 minutes of fame...
>
> A programing note: I humbly suggest
> we set our VCRs to record the History
> Channel - a show called Modern Marvels
> on January 2nd 2002. Check local listing
> for show time. The show is entitled
> "Inventions that never really took off."
> One segment features FIVE San Diego
> Amphicars doing what Amphis do best...
> Highlighted by yours truly doing a 45 mph
> beach entry, interviews, and all sorts of
> amphibiousness silliness. It should be
> good for a chuckle or two.
>
> Amphipoda
> `64 Turquoise
> San Diego, CA
>
> P.S. - Rumors of my death have been
> exaggerated. Thanks to all who wished
> me well and I believe my recovery was
> indeed hastened by your kind thoughts.
>
> ________________________________________________________________________
> ________________________________________________________________________
>
> Message: 4
> Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2001 17:27:18 -0500
> From: "Bill Connelly" <billiam@erols.com>
> Subject: Complete 2001 Newsletters Now On Line
>
> Club Members, particularly those who may have recently joined the Amphicar
Family, should be pleased to learn that the complete run of the Club's 2001
Newsletters are now available through the Club website's "Members Area". To log
in, either click the "Members Area" button on the Club's home page, or visit
http://www.amphicar.com/memberslogin.html . Just follow the directions. If
you're really a Clubmember it will be a snap.
>
> Speaking of which, it's really that time again: If you have not already
joined or renewed for 2002, please do so now. Consider the fact that every
whenever-I-get-around-to-it late registration received after the first issue of
the year's Newsletters goes out makes unnecessary extra work for the Prez and
wastes other Club resources...YOUR resources. To join or renew, or for more
info, see http://www.amphicar.com/join.htm .
>
> ~Bilgemaster~
>
> [This message contained attachments]
>
> ________________________________________________________________________
> ________________________________________________________________________
>
> Message: 5
> Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2001 22:58:31 -0000
> From: "Marc Schlemmer" <mschlem@amphicar.net>
> Subject: Re: Complete 2001 Newsletters Now On Line
>
> --- In amphicar-lovers@y..., "Bill Connelly" <billiam@e...> wrote:
> > Speaking of which, it's really that time again: If you have not
> > already joined or renewed for 2002, please do so now. >
> > ~Bilgemaster~
>
> Bill is indeed right. We are looking to end 2001 with 294 members!
> A quick glance back at the membership records from March of 2001 the
> Club had 208 members. 2001 has seen wonderful growth in the
> Club...in fact, we are bigger and stronger than ever before - truly
> a "Member Run" Club. If you are not currently a member, or have let
> your membership fade away in past years, why not give the Club a
> try. It really is a great way to be part of the Amphicar world. And
> at $25 per year (US/Canada/Mexico) and $30 per year (all other
> locations) it is a great deal.
> And remember...ALL of the membership dues are put right to use for
> the Members. Every last penny.
>
> Consider joining the Club....you'll be glad you did!
> Marc Schlemmer.
>
> ________________________________________________________________________
> ________________________________________________________________________
>
> Message: 6
> Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2001 20:08:26 -0800
> From: "mark richardson" <markr13@prodigy.net>
> Subject: Near Knoxville
>
> Yes, I am near Knoxville. I live in Talbott just east of Jefferson City,
> about 30 miles east of Knoxville at Cherokee Lake. There is also an owner in
> Dandridge, and one in Oak Ridge, but they are not on this list as far as I
> know. You can email me off-list at markr13@prodigy.net and I will try to
> answer some questions. Howdy to every one else! Mark
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com>
> To: <amphicar-lovers@yahoogroups.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 04, 2001 1:01 AM
> Subject: [amphicar-lovers] Digest Number 486
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> >
> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >
> > There are 11 messages in this issue.
> >
> > Topics in this digest:
> >
> > 1. A true Amphibious adventure!
> > From: "Rowan Hatfield" <twirlees@powerup.com.au>
> > 2. Re: A true Amphibious adventure!
> > From: "Bill Connelly" <billiam@erols.com>
> > 3. Amphicar Antennas
> > From: "Randy Bograd" <rdboggie@juno.com>
> > 4. Re: Clutch Question
> > From: martyandcaryl@charter.net
> > 5. Re: A true Amphibious adventure!
> > From: sullnbob@aol.com
> > 6. Re: A true Amphibious adventure!
> > From: sullnbob@aol.com
> > 7. MEMBERS NEAR KNOXVILLE
> > From: biggbirdi1@aol.com
> > 8. Re: MEMBERS NEAR KNOXVILLE
> > From: posis123@aol.com
> > 9. Re: Amphicar Antennas
> > From: Mike Israel <amphicar770@yahoo.com>
> > 10. Re: MEMBERS NEAR KNOXVILLE
> > From: "Eric Mattlin" <eric.m@ameritech.net>
> > 11. Re: Amphicar Antennas
> > From: bayman@ctcn.net
> >
> >
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> >
> > Message: 1
> > Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 23:25:14 +1000
> > From: "Rowan Hatfield" <twirlees@powerup.com.au>
> > Subject: A true Amphibious adventure!
> >
> > 1st December 2001.
> > Well here I am back home in Brisbane Australia after the adventure of a
> lifetime!
> > My November 2001 adventure has taken me across the Pacific ocean (by jumbo
> not Amphi!) on a 16.5 hr flight to L.A. then across to Virginia on the east
> coast , North to Canada , south to Fort Lauderdale then home again via L.A.-
> Wow - what a Ball I've had!
> > The warm hospitality shown to me throughout the trip has been exceptional.
> As well as collecting a few essential parts for my red '64 patiently waiting
> under my house back home , my intention was to have a taste of your
> lifestyle and get a bit of an insight into where fellow Amphibians live.
> > Washington D.C. was my first port of call after visiting my family in
> Norfolk for a few days. Borrowing my Sister's Dodge Caravan allowed me to
> travel at my own pace in any direction and collect any Amphi Goodies as I
> traveled. Once I worked out you guys drive on the wrong side of the road and
> I followed suit , things got a lot easier. I stayed with Bilgey and his
> family , they certainly treated me to a great couple of days. Had it not
> been for the Midnight Cruise with Bilgey and Dave The Wave last year (you
> may remember the lap dance with the fish!) , I may never have grown fins and
> joined the Fray! This year Bilgey took me along the Occoquan R.for the
> mandatory splash in OLDBUOY- thanks Bilgey it was great! I also had the
> pleasure of meeting Bill Connelly Sr who was down visiting from Maine & if
> hadn't been for the expert directions given to me on navigating my way into
> Boston I most surely would have got badly lost!
> > The following day saw me heading northward to central N.Y. state to meet
> up with John and Linda Croshier at Wampsville.
> > Yes , Wampsville does exist and this is where I saw my first snow! The
> Croshiers showed me great hospitality and I had John in fits of laughter
> most of the time over the differences between our two versions of the
> English language! My rear engine hood came from the Croshiers - thanks ,
> it's going to a good home!
> > My route then took me North via the Thousand Islands to the top of Lake
> Ontario , across those wonderful steel suspension bridges into Canada. The
> water far below was royal blue and the terrain changed dramatically to
> massive firs , spruces and rugged
> > outcrops of rock - I was sure I'd see a bear ! A quick lunch at Kingston
> then it was on to Orillia to visit Gord Souter , family & friends. Gord has
> a wonderful country property with one of the best equipped workshops you'd
> see - even an in-ground car hoist to elevate Amphi and allow you to wander
> around and check out his underside ! I was lucky enough to get a lesson on
> the finer points of Amphi front end assembly. I counted many Amphi's around
> the property and there seemed to be more cars & parts in every shed I looked
> in ! Alladins Cave of new old stock Amphi parts was underground , in the
> cellar below the house - un-believable , you gotta see it!
> > Variations in seasons in Australia are very mild , so I was quite
> intrigued to see everyone battening down for a long cold frozen winter .
> Gord had his winter projects all organised , the workshop is heated and he
> was about to embark on a full amphi restoration , expecting it would be done
> in about two months - If mine is on the road in 12 months I'll be happy !
> > I did purchase quite a few goodies of Gord , but don't worry , he's still
> got plenty!
> > My route then took me south through Niagara , Buffalo then east to
> Boston.
> > Boston is Beautiful , I was lucky enough to catch the last of the Autumn
> leaves. After a mandatory downtown Boston Duck Tour aboard a W.W.2 army
> duck I arrived at the doorstep of Charles and Nancy Gould.
> > The Gould's have a lovely home in Newton and treated me to some wonderful
> Bostonian hospitality , the margaritas were continuous , the collection of
> bubble cars spectacular , and to top it off I was able to choose a
> Messerchmitt to use for our "steed " for the night ! We headed of to the
> Naked Fish Restaurant for a superb amphibious meal I'll never forget !
> Avenues of gold and crimson leaves , strings of Christmas lights and the
> look of sheer amazement from the locals through the clear "fish bowl" bubble
> dome was quite a sight !
> > Then it was on to Philadelphia to stay with Pete and Emily Haslinger. Once
> again I was greeted with wonderful hospitality. We went out and sampled the
> local ribs , checked out KERMIT and the restoration photos. It's great to
> see other Amphi's , diccuss the trials and tribulations of restoration and
> maintenance, I've certainly learn't a lot! The following day Pete and myself
> headed east to May's Landing in N.J. to visit Billy and Randy Syx. Following
> a grand tour of the workshop , Billy didn't disappoint us and we went for a
> big splash entry into the cold waters of May's Landing. Billy resisted
> temptation and limited the bow wave to only half way up the windscreen - we
> were thankful for that ! The sunset cruise down the Mulica R. was
> spectacular - thanks Billy and Pete !
> > I was able to see the Amphi rotating frame in Billy's workshop , one of
> these will be a must for the underside repairs I need to do to my car .
> > After a few days back in Norfolk V.A. and an initiation into what a real
> Thanksgiving Dinner is all about , full of turkey ,I headed back to L.A. via
> Florida.
> > And yes , I also had a wonderful time at Gordon Imports . Gina & Hugh
> Gordon , Shellee and Hugh's brother Bob are great people , nothing was too
> much trouble. We all sat around in Amphi / pussy cat heaven talking about
> all sorts of subjects (but mostly Amphi's) I was able to move around freely
> throughout the wonderful storehouse looking at all the "Treasure"- It was
> such an education - do yourself a favor and make the pilgrimage if you get
> the opportunity ! I've collected a wealth of information on the
> idiosyncrasy's of amphi restoration + maintenance & hopefully I'll be able
> to attack my restoration intelligently !
> > I'm looking foward to getting the car mobile again so the original owner ,
> Rod Radford can enjoy the car again too !
> >
> > What parts did I purchase ? Well - doorskins , lower rear guard panels ,
> engine compartment floor sections , front & rear hoods , horn , king pins ,
> bushes , steering linkages , propellers , chrome strips , pole light , tons
> of small original fasteners , rubber strips etc. etc. - but don't worry ,
> there are plenty of parts left , and just think , you can come and ride in
> my Amphi Downunder - just give me a year ! Thanks a million
> everyone for your hospitality.! - even to those people I wasn't able to
> catch up with.
> >
> > (Does anyone know if there is a town called Amphiville ? I found almost
> every other town ! )
> >
> > Rowan Hatfield Red '64 Brisbane Australia.
> >
> >
> >
> > [This message contained attachments]
> >
> >
> >
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> >
> > Message: 2
> > Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 20:52:49 -0500
> > From: "Bill Connelly" <billiam@erols.com>
> > Subject: Re: A true Amphibious adventure!
> >
> >
> > (Does anyone know if there is a town called Amphiville ? I found almost
> > every other town ! )
> >
> > ========
> >
> > Well, there IS an Amphi, Arizona...It's a part of Greater Tucson.
> >
> > ~Bilgemaster~
> >
> >
> >
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> >
> > Message: 3
> > Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2001 21:58:16 +0800
> > From: "Randy Bograd" <rdboggie@juno.com>
> > Subject: Amphicar Antennas
> >
> > My '67 came with an antenna mounted on the right fender, a few inches from
> the windshield. Is this legit or a rogue modification? Do I fill the hole or
> keep the antenna?
> >
> > Randy
> > Gaithersburg, MD
> > --
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> >
> >
> >
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> >
> > Message: 4
> > Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2001 15:15:59 -0000
> > From: martyandcaryl@charter.net
> > Subject: Re: Clutch Question
> >
> > I replaced my clutch and pressure plate that were locally
> > prefabricated and did it very carefully so that it all went together
> > equally. I had to keep adjusting it until we had about a hundred
> > miles on.
> > I would recommend a matched pair like Gordon's offer to avoid any
> > problems.
> > Marty
> >
> >
> > --- In amphicar-lovers@y..., "Mike Echemann" <echemike@e...> wrote:
> > > Randy:
> > proper relining...bad clutch problem stories...who have tried to get
> > their disc relined locally...
> > > Mike
> > >
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Randy Bograd" <rdboggie@j...>
> > > To: <amphicar-lovers@y...>
> > > Sent: Sunday, December 02, 2001 8:29 PM
> > > Subject: [amphicar-lovers] Clutch Question
> > >
> > >
> > > > I just yanked the engine out of my '67> >
> > > > Randy
> > > > Gaithersburg, MD
> > > >
> > > >
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> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
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> >
> >
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> >
> > Message: 5
> > Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 10:42:15 EST
> > From: sullnbob@aol.com
> > Subject: Re: A true Amphibious adventure!
> >
> > Im In Tucson
> > And The name Is not Pronounced like the cars
> > It is like the theaters AMP_I
> > Whis it was
> > 64 red
> > Sully
> >
> >
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> >
> > Message: 6
> > Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 11:08:49 EST
> > From: sullnbob@aol.com
> > Subject: Re: A true Amphibious adventure!
> >
> > Great Letter and sounds like you enjoyed your stay here
> > Hope you come back soon
> > I have been working on my car for about 3 years now.
> > Mostly its been in a body shop. waiting for this jerk to work on it
> > He is very slow But he is a real good welder
> > Hope to have it painted by xmas
> > Tucson red 64
> > Sully
> >
> >
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> >
> > Message: 7
> > Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 12:23:20 EST
> > From: biggbirdi1@aol.com
> > Subject: MEMBERS NEAR KNOXVILLE
> >
> > HI I'M NEW TO YOUR GROUP DON'T OWN AN AMPHICAR BUT INTERESTED IN THEM
> > DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT THEM EITHER, JUST FROM READING YOUR LETTERS THE
> LAST
> > FEW WEEKS, IS THERE ANY MEMBERS NEAR KNOXVILLE, TN? I LIVE ABOUT AN
> HOUR
> > NORTH. THANKS MIKE READING PS I ENJOY EDSELS
> >
> >
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> >
> > Message: 8
> > Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 12:29:15 EST
> > From: posis123@aol.com
> > Subject: Re: MEMBERS NEAR KNOXVILLE
> >
> > there are several in nashville earl
> >
> >
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> >
> > Message: 9
> > Date: Mon, 3 Dec 2001 11:02:51 -0800 (PST)
> > From: Mike Israel <amphicar770@yahoo.com>
> > Subject: Re: Amphicar Antennas
> >
> > --- Randy Bograd <rdboggie@juno.com> wrote:
> > > My '67 came with an antenna mounted on the right
> > > fender, a few inches from the windshield. Is this
> > > legit or a rogue modification? Do I fill the hole or
> > > keep the antenna?
> >
> >
> > My understanding, perhaps incorrect, is that the
> > radios were a dealer fitted option as were side
> > mirrors. Thus, mounting positions for the antenna may
> > vary. I do not think there is a right or wrong
> > location. My antenna is located in about the same
> > spot as your own. Unless you plan to eliminate the
> > radio I would leave it as is.
> >
> > MAI
> >
> >
> > __________________________________________________
> >
> > Buy the perfect holiday gifts at Yahoo! Shopping.
> > http://shopping.yahoo.com
> >
> >
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> >
> > Message: 10
> > Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2001 20:48:33 -0000
> > From: "Eric Mattlin" <eric.m@ameritech.net>
> > Subject: Re: MEMBERS NEAR KNOXVILLE
> >
> > Mark Richarson is near Knoxville. As I recall he's east if the city
> > heading towards Charlotte. I'll let him introduce himself. I get
> > down that way a few times a year to visit my best friend who teaches
> > at U of T Knoxville. I don't take the car though. Only the
> > bilgemaster seems to have the kidneys for that long a trip in the
> > Amphi.
> >
> > Eric (in Chicago)
> > White '62
> >
> > PS - Drop the CAPS ... it's considered shouting.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> >
> > Message: 11
> > Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2001 02:07:22 -0000
> > From: bayman@ctcn.net
> > Subject: Re: Amphicar Antennas
> >
> > --- In amphicar-lovers@y..., "Randy Bograd" <rdboggie@j...> wrote:
> > > My '67 came with an antenna mounted on the right fender, a few
> > inches from the windshield. Is this legit or a rogue modification? Do
> > I fill the hole or keep the antenna?
> > >
> > > Randy
> > > Gaithersburg, MD
> >
> > Randy,
> > I also have an antenna on the right side real close to windshield
> > although I don't have a script AMPHICAR radio, mine is a RCA I
> > believe that this was at least put in by the dealer that sold the car.
> >
> > Mike Bayman
> > Urbana, Oh
> >
> >
> >
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> > ________________________________________________________________________
> >
> >
> >
> > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
> >
> >
>
> ________________________________________________________________________
> ________________________________________________________________________
>
> Message: 7
> Date: Tue, 4 Dec 2001 22:29:29 EST
> From: wick68355@aol.com
> Subject: December Swim in Wisconsin!
>
> For some crazy reason here in Wisconsin the temperature today was in the 60's.
> I had a few hours after work so I decided to drive out to our lake home which
> is 45 minutes away. I opened the storage building where my Amphi is stored
> and found that no one had parked me in so I decided to go for a swim. The
> battery had enough to run the blower but not to get it started. I put the
> charger on the battery and got it started a few minutes later. But, I got
> chicken and did not go out into the lake. It was dark by then and I was
> alone. So I cannot share a story about a December swim In Wisconsin. Maybe
> next week.
> Tim Wick
> white 63
>
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What a great surprise to receive the copy of Stern magazine with our
amphi pictures in it! Certainly makes you want to understand German.
Danke, Joe und Carol.

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Randy Tusone

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Joe and Carol,

Let Billy and I add our thanks for the Stern mag.
What great pics!!!

Thanks and happy holidays!
Randy and Billy


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