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  1. #11
    Quote Originally Posted by rower View Post
    It’s fully restored now. I prefer the patina!
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  2. #12

    Regarding Vasek Polak . . .

    . . . dealership frames . . .

    Polak originally worked for von Neuman until opening his own franchise ~'59. But unlike CM, it appears VP never sold Volkswagens alongside Porsche . . . his first store was Porsche-exclusive. Also, from looking at the Samba's VW dealer list, VP doesn't appear, like, at all . . .
    https://www.thesamba.com/vw/archives...ealers_ca2.php

    In other words, I would not expect to see VW branding on any VP frame issued before '73


    Also, here's another post about VP --- w/dates + locations . . .
    http://www.early911sregistry.org/for...-Frames/page18


    From what I've seen, earliest frames were prolly bright flash-chrome w/black wash in the letter-boxes, name + city + Porsche crest --- although I've seen a few with white letters in red letter-boxes that look really nice --- mid-'60s, maybe? . . . but definitely pre-'70

    Anyway, starting ~'70, Audi shows up on these frames, but then disappears at some point . . . not sure when


    Keep in mind that VP was in business a LONG time, so there are lots of frames out there to choose from --- different styles + materials, some genuine + some not . . . so look at some of the ones shown on this site --- especially those on OG cars . . . before you buy

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    Slightly off topic - my 8/71 911T was said to have been Los Angeles/Tourist Delivery, dealer code UAT. The delivery dealer stamp on the warranty booklet says "Volkswagen Pacific, Inc., Culver City, CA 90230" dated 04/10/71 (or Oct. 4, 1971 in American dates).

    I'm assuming that VW Pacific is not another name for CM.
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    Volkswagen Pacific . . .

    . . . Culver City . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by Arne View Post
    . . . The delivery dealer stamp on the warranty booklet says "Volkswagen Pacific, Inc., Culver City, CA 90230" . . .

    . . . I'm assuming that VW Pacific is not another name for CM
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    Another thread . . .
    http://www.early911sregistry.org/for...pacific+culver


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  5. #15

    More Re Vasek Polak Addresses . . .

    . . . another post . . .
    http://www.early911sregistry.org/for...l=1#post932144


    . . . + another --- w/ the quintessential early '70s VP license frame-cum-insert . . .
    http://www.early911sregistry.org/for...l=1#post935161



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    Up-to-'69 VP License Frame . . .

    . . . posted, here . . .
    http://www.early911sregistry.org/for...e-Plate-Frames











    (Not mine, no affiliation/interest --- but Real Deal Bits don't show up often, so . . .)


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  7. #17
    That V1 of the Hermosa VP frames. Hard to find.
    23. Defendants denied Plaintiff’s books-and-records request and inaccurately asserted that the Registry does not have any members. When Plaintiff and other members authored hundreds of online forum posts challenging Defendants’ actions and demanding that the Registry release records, Defendants deleted and censored those posts in an attempt to retain control over the Registry’s members and suppress members’ rights.

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  8. #18

    '70 VP License Frame . . .

    . . . as seen on 9110301353, aka 700-mile S . . .
    http://www.early911sregistry.org/for...l=1#post280462






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  9. #19
    I've got a VP HB Audi frame in nice patina-ed condition I might sell. Looks pretty similar to this. PM me if you are interested.
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    Vasek Polak in Manhattan Beach

    Quote Originally Posted by LiveFromNY View Post
    . . . earlier VP Manhattan frames (they're all chrome) . . .
    I disagree . . .
    http://forums.pelicanparts.com/porsc...ml#post6301182

    Among the earliest versions of the VP frame are the red-on-whites. Only seen a handful of these --- which, from their top rockers, would date back to VP's original location in Manhattan Beach . . . = produced/issued before '67?


    Anyway, IMO --- this version would prolly be more appropriate as a 356 bit . . .



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