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    Hixon boat placeI

    Hey guys any 1 from here work at hixon boat builders as I always see a few vws parked outside there and as I drove past there was one with its front end in the air and a bird sunbathing on a chair I might pop over and say Ello if it is


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    Re: Hixon boat placeI

    Where is this?


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    Re: Hixon boat placeI

    Hixon is a village just outside Stafford m8 and the boat place make canal boats

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    Re: Hixon boat placeI

    That will be Nick. He's a nice guy. I bought my first MK1 from him about 13/14 years ago (damn that makes me feel old!). If you go and say hello be prepared to spend a while as he likes to talk.

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    Re: Hixon boat placeI

    I might do that as there literally 10 mins from my house lol

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    Re: Hixon boat placeI

    Sorry for the thread revival but only just seen this, Im mark and work at the boatbuilders with nick who is the boss ,its all his fault that I now love vw ,everyone who works here has a vw or 2 ,we moved to hixon 2 years ago from sieghford and are unofficially named boatyard dubs as so many vw reside here and we are allways working or planning on something ,out of hours of course unless its nicks haha ,my own mk3 1.8t conversion was the latest to come out of the boatyard ,we are not a conversion specialist just a friendly bunch that like to tinker with our dubs, next up will be connors mk2 1.3,his mk3 16v donor is sitting outside ready and waiting to give its parts up.Heres some piccys ,everyone loves pics














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    Hey mark I've not been so active on here as uve seen my new ride lol but my plans are to find a new vdub for the summer to work on

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    Ha ha didn't know it was you dude ,hows the new motor and when you getting rid of it already and back in a dub lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Screech16v View Post
    Ha ha didn't know it was you dude ,hows the new motor and when you getting rid of it already and back in a dub lol
    lol I was just chatting to the mrs bout me scouring eBay Tomoz for a new project for me to strip apart and rebuild so time to find something

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    Re: Hixon boat placeI

    Hey everyone! im connor i also work at the boat yard! nick is my sted dad and we have had vw's since i was knee high lol
    who are you gggti? i yake it you still got a vw then? got some pics?
    jus fort id say any VW'ers passing the boat yard pop in and say hello, its good to meet like minded peeps!
    and as for shaun what vw u thinkin of getin?

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