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Karmann, the coachbuilder that hand-assembled the Crossfire, used to mail out free badges and decals if you emailed them telling them how much you loved your car. Well, Karmann stopped doing that because they filed for bankruptcy. A very generous person on the Crossfire forum mailed them to me for free.












I like how the blue badges sort of match the aero blue paint.

Between the Chrysler and Karmann badges, I have TWO bankrupt companies adorning my vehicle. There's an AMG 3.2 badge too -- bankruptcy powered by AMG.
 

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Between the Chrysler and Karmann badges, I have TWO bankrupt companies adorning my vehicle.
Hey, maybe you can slap a Plymouth badge on there too! Heck, maybe even a Circuit City badge!
 

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One of the reasons Karmann is no longer with us is that their cars used to rust right before their owners eyes. BMW, Mercedes, Volkswagen didn't make any difference. I hope adding the Karmann badges to your Chrysler/Mercedes product won't "speed" up the process!
 

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I think Karmann may have gone bankrupt from mailing out so many badges for free...

Shipping is expensive!
 

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Hey, maybe you can slap a Plymouth badge on there too! Heck, maybe even a Circuit City badge!
I think its "Just what I needed" LMFAO


I just pictured a red CC badge on the steering wheel.

Would have been epic if the car was originally financed by a failed bank.
 

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The art deco styling is really cool.

I take it Karmann had a role in the Karmann Ghia then....

Someone at work has one they drive in sometimes - very cool. I like them alot.

 

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Would have been epic if the car was originally financed by a failed bank.
And previously owned by Bernie Madoff.
 

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I take it Karmann had a role in the Karmann Ghia then....
Yes, it was basically a semi-sexy body put on top of Beetle mechanicals.

I did an inspection of a '68 Karmann Ghia a couple of summers ago. It was a cool little car; drove very nice and didn't feel underpowered. No tire-fryer, but still fun.
 

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Yes, it was basically a semi-sexy body put on top of Beetle mechanicals.

I did an inspection of a '68 Karmann Ghia a couple of summers ago. It was a cool little car; drove very nice and didn't feel underpowered. No tire-fryer, but still fun.
Are they somewhat affordable as weekend-use classic cars? The shared Beetle mechanicals make it appealing for maintenance and restoration reasons, I assume?
 

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How about cleaning that brake dust out of those front wheels; spiffy stickers require clean wheels to operate at full capacity. :)
 
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