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Offline Dutchclog

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Eagle in Europe
« on: July 19, 2017, 03:15:24 PM »
Hi other members,

I am new on this great Eagle forum.
I live near Amsterdam,Netherlands,Europe.
I found a 82 Eagle wagon sports at a garage in Holland.Its my first Eagle and I love it.
The mechanic changed/renewed the brakes(front, rear,new brake lines,fuelline,steeringshock,all filters and oils,vacuumhoses,new front axel bolts,startingmotor and some other minor things.
The car was new exported from Canada to Switzerland (had a rust treatment overthere) and 8 years ago to NL .I am the fourth owner.The car came with complete history.previous owners spent a lot; now its my turn to keep it flying.
Its great fun cruising  around in my county; in the same time I am testing all the systems of the car before I go camping in France next week.
Ofcourse spareparts are difficult here in Europe but thats the fun and challenge of it..I have to find/order parts in US as overhere(750 million people) there are only 5 !!! eagles on the road and no junkyards.
Everyday people start talking with me about the Eagle as I go to a fuel station and want to make picture of it( unfortionally not the driver..)ha ha
I like this car a lot.
Try to post pictures soon but I am not so good in Photobucket(but will try)
Excuse my bad writing but hope you will understand.
Many greetings and thanks for my new hobby.
Peter the Clog






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Re: Eagle in Europe
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2017, 04:28:38 PM »
welcome to the den dutchclog you will find a lot of knowledgeable folks around here. Oh and your writing is easily understood (at least to me it is I can't speak for the others but I'm sure they can understand you too). As for pictures photobucket seems to have issues on here but I think there is a way to post them directly from your computer but I'm not sure how so I'll let those who know for sure tell how.
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Re: Eagle in Europe
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2017, 06:03:34 PM »
Welcome, and can't wait to see some pictures.

We have a member on the Den whose name is Jurjen, he is also from the Netherlands.
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Re: Eagle in Europe
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2017, 03:25:04 PM »
Welcome. It's great to see members from across the pond!

Check out the Eagle Map to see your other European friends!

http://forums.amceaglesden.com/index.php?topic=42855.0
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