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Air Cooled Gift Giving: The Justification

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I just transferred some money from my Paypal to my bank account so I could get ready to go shopping for my family. It’s nice to have a tiny side gig that adds a little extra cheese to the household platter. I thought “OK…maybe I’ll buy like a big family gift…a TV…maybe a new table and chairs for the deck with one of those big umbrellas that you have to fight to close on the one day it’s windy here. OH! wait! I got it! I’ll buy one of those automatic vacuum cleaner things so we can teach the cats to ride on it and then we can make Obi-wan Kenobi gliding jokes and laugh!” Perfect!!

Then, I glanced out the window…my eyes got all (very manly) weepy looking at my VW Bug. I thought..”Well…what do I get her?”

That brings me to the point of this blog post. Is it ok to buy a gift for your car? Let’s examine this. (Because clearly it’s totally necessary.  ???? )

 

What is a gift?

Hmm…ok, so now I guess the follow up question would be: Is my car an individual? I mean if I give my car a Chirco Gift Certificate, did I just give a gift to myself? In the eyes of the non-VW owner, maybe I did, but I don’t live in that world so their rules don’t apply!  Sweet!!!!

Anyone who owns one of these cars knows the answer to this question…YES MY CAR IS AN INDIVIDUAL!!! Now that we have established that point with completely sound and irrefutable proof we can move on to the next question.

 

Does my car “feel” good when I give it a gift?

We really don’t need to consult any third party to answer this question. Every VW owner is aware that their car is an “emotional being” trapped inside an inanimate shell. Why else would we talk to our cars if they didn’t “feel”?  I know for a fact that when I put my new wheels on my car, she felt frekkin fantabulous!  She transferred her happiness and confidence into me psychosematically and it manifested itself as an increased swagger within my gait. So…Duh! You bet my car feels good when I give it a gift!

That makes two undeniably correct answers firmly established in cohesive thought and backed up by clear scientific data. Let’s move on.

 

If I take advantage of a sale or coupon code am I decreasing the value of the gift I give my car?

Look…when I use a Chirco coupon code, or buy from the Smokin Deals category I’m actually showing my car that I value her more. She understands that like most of us VW folk, I’m not made of money…heck I’m not even made of loose change. Understand this, your vehicle can in fact read your mind. (note: This is why I wear a mind-wave blocking protective straw hat.) Your VW wouldn’t have “picked you” if it didn’t understand your financial well being or lack thereof to begin with. That being the case your VW wants you to save money….if only to buy more stuff for it…right?

Ok, last question.

 

What impact does a gift for my car have on the community?

Man…this is easy.

It’s pretty much like magically changing a bag of black jelly beans into RED ONES!! or it’s like getting tattoos in every box of Cracker Jacks you ever open! It’s like eating yellow snow and finding out it tastes like…oh wait…scratch that last one.

Truth be told, though we are all individuals with individual vehicles, our relationship is symbiotic. We influence each other in more positive ways than we realize and really…what’s more positive than gift giving? Giving a gift to your car isn’t selfish, it’s not even shell fish. It’s just a cool thing you can share with your community.  Now…we haven’t discussed prioitization, so don’t think I’m tellin you to not get the Barbie Dreamhouse for your little one so you can buy a new distributor for your car. What I’m saying is take some time, explore our site. If you have a couple leaves left on your holiday money tree and you know how to use a coupon code or take advantage of a sale.  Get that gift for your VW!  The more all of us do this, the more air cooled VWs there will be on the road, and that brings a TON OF HAPPY to the community.

There..ROCK SOLID LOGIC! ????

Happy shopping and Happy Holidays!

-TC

Chirco Reviews

Ron Johnston
Ron Johnston
16:43 20 Oct 20
Chirco automotive is your one stop shop for all things VW. They always have everything in stock and their prices are some of the most competitive in the industry. I love the fact that you could go in to just buy a five dollar part that you need for your old Volkswagen bug and joe The owner is behind the counter and treats you like you’re spending 1000 bucks. Always friendly they know everything in the world about Volkswagens. I’ve been getting parts and service from them for over 20 years and have never been let down. Heck one time I called and I needed a starter and it was close to closing time and they said they would stay open until I got there. And you got to go to the bug Tober fest. Keep up the good work Chirco automotive we need you we appreciate you and you guys are the best!!!!! ✌️👍🚎🚙
Bill Ridenour
Bill Ridenour
20:54 27 Sep 20
Very knowledgeable parts people. They have everything one needs for a vintage VW.
Art Emser
Art Emser
15:25 12 Sep 20
best selection of aircooled vw parts in town. Also try Bugs n buggies if they dont have what you need
Lewis Mitchell
Lewis Mitchell
22:08 10 Sep 20
They have better availability on parts for 50 year old cars than some chain auto parts stores have on last year's cars. If you want stock replacement or to customize your bug go here.
Ron Johnston
Ron Johnston
10:08 06 Sep 20
Chirco automotive is your one stop shop for all things VW. They always have everything in stock and their prices are some of the most competitive in the industry. I love the fact that you could go in to just buy a five dollar part that you need for your old Volkswagen bug and joe The owner is behind the counter and treats you like you’re spending 1000 bucks. Always friendly they know everything in the world about Volkswagens. I’ve been getting parts and service from them for over 20 years and have never been let down. Heck one time I called and I needed a starter and it was close to closing time and they said they would stay open until I got there. And you got to go to the bug Tober fest. Keep up the good work Chirco automotive we need you we appreciate you and you guys are the best!!!!! ✌️
michael mcconnell
michael mcconnell
02:42 04 Jul 20
Awesome company! FedEx misplaced my order for a couple weeks and the owner himself called me to resolve the issue when it wasn't even their fault! They definitely have me as a customer from here on out. Thank you!
lhopf32 .
lhopf32 .
16:28 03 Jul 20
Chirco's staff have been great! Being a new Bug owner, I really appreciate the time they take to answer all my questions.
rocco lindsell
rocco lindsell
02:24 24 Jun 20
Great prices and awesome customer service.
Original X Man
Original X Man
22:25 26 May 20
I want to start off by giving a big THANKS to the Chirco staff. I have only had my Baja a little over a month now but they all have been very helpful in everything I’ve needed. If I didn’t understand something they explained it very well. I took the Baja from something that hadn’t run in two years or so and got it moving again, I couldn’t have done it with the help from them and the extensive parts selection they have.
2047tommy thompson
2047tommy thompson
02:24 25 May 20
Love this place. They have everything you need for VW air cooled engines
Brent Engelhart
Brent Engelhart
18:03 02 May 20
Best shop in town know what they are talking about and getting my big road ready love these guys and will continue to shop local.
Al Smith
Al Smith
01:46 09 Mar 20
Have purchased thousands of dollars of engine parts, brake parts, transaxle assembles and front end assembles. Great place to purchase your VW components. All of my parts were right on point. Were shipped to my to my delivery point. Can't go wrong with this business!!! Al
Derrick Ian
Derrick Ian
23:45 06 Jan 20
They have always had exactly what I have needed from my 1965 Baja, to my 1974 super, always willing to give advice, the staff knows their stuff, and they have a large stockpile of parts, the only place I get my VW parts.
James Horner
James Horner
22:41 21 Dec 19
Awesome place! They have everything for the old school VW! Staff is very friendly and knowledgeable!
David Taylor
David Taylor
18:27 20 Dec 19
These guys really know their stuff. Joe is very understanding and so are all of his staff..Highly recommended for anything to do with VW Bug parts!
John Konieczny
John Konieczny
17:43 14 Dec 19
Awesome service have all the parts you need
John Konieczny
John Konieczny
17:43 14 Dec 19
Awesome service have all the parts you need
Jessika McCoy
Jessika McCoy
19:44 19 Oct 19
They are so friendly and knowledgeable at Chirco! Definitely recommend for anyone who needs parts and great service.
Scott Woodburn
Scott Woodburn
20:34 16 Oct 19
These guys were great. Frank took almost two hours find the right parts I needed. Will definitely be going back for more parts and expertise.
J T W
J T W
05:32 24 Sep 19
These guys are great and very helpful! Prices are fair and parts are quality.
steve mcdaniel
steve mcdaniel
03:44 27 Aug 19
The best place to get your VW repaired..
steve mcdaniel
steve mcdaniel
03:44 27 Aug 19
The best place to get your VW repaired..
Logn Carter
Logn Carter
05:19 20 Aug 19
Great service, reliable and very fast. I was in and out in about 10 minutes even when I ordered quite a bit.
Sandy Edens
Sandy Edens
14:49 09 Aug 19
I went here for a Volkswagen car show also wslked around in store very clean lots of parts and employees were awesome
Sandy Edens
Sandy Edens
14:49 09 Aug 19
I went here for a Volkswagen car show also wslked around in store very clean lots of parts and employees were awesome
Mike Baldwin
Mike Baldwin
19:22 21 Jun 19
Front end rebuild, windshield replacement was a good experience with one of the best shops I’ve been to. Safety issues were found and resolved on my 1954 VW. John, you’re the best!
Mike Baldwin
Mike Baldwin
19:22 21 Jun 19
Front end rebuild, windshield replacement was a good experience with one of the best shops I’ve been to. Safety issues were found and resolved on my 1954 VW. John, you’re the best!
Mary & Terry Toth
Mary & Terry Toth
17:21 25 May 19
Very good people to work with they really know there stuff I recommend highly Terry & Mary
George Russell
George Russell
17:30 23 May 19
Regardless of whatever else I've had for cars I've always had at least one VW. Reliable and easy to work on. Chirco is without question the best place around Tucson to get quality VW parts and service.
joe gardner
joe gardner
19:38 07 May 19
i live in hawaii and its hard to get parts. the guys at chirco has made my experience much easier.. thank you guys.
Kurt van opstal
Kurt van opstal
02:57 01 May 19
I buy some times parts from. Them. For. My company fun buggy, Punta cana, Dominican Republic. Making tours with beach buggy's. I like there good service and quick shipping
Jeremy Mate
Jeremy Mate
20:13 07 Apr 19
I love chirco Automotive, great people, great shop and awesome showroom!!
Jason
Jason
23:37 27 Mar 19
Awesome people!!! And they have had everything I've needed so far
Doninik L
Doninik L
05:01 17 Mar 19
Best place in Tucson to get you vw fix. They are knolagable and can help you out with just about anything you need
Britten Rosenberg
Britten Rosenberg
00:32 10 Mar 19
Being a VW onwer and live very close buy I have been there a lot. Staff is very knowledgeable and are very friendly. Joe the owner is a good guy and will help you get what you need.
Robert Barracco
Robert Barracco
04:07 03 Mar 19
Nice people Quick Service had what I needed very good experience
Tim Miller
Tim Miller
20:33 10 Feb 19
Great service, very helpful staff. Great prices.
Randy Best
Randy Best
00:26 16 Jan 19
Old aircooled dub paradise. I restore old VWs and this place always has what I need.
Adam Kowalczyk
Adam Kowalczyk
20:41 08 Jan 19
Plenty of V W dune buggy parts, and lots of knowledge.
Peter Sollenbarger
Peter Sollenbarger
02:35 08 Dec 18
Joe Chirco is a great guy with a great team to help him out. they are very knowledgeable about all VW and more.
Keith Rae
Keith Rae
19:02 18 Oct 18
Awesome place. Great staff. Usually have what you need
Dillon Faulkner
Dillon Faulkner
21:43 26 Apr 18
Plethora of parts for any buggy needs. Y’all are dumb if you can’t figure out what your own toy needs to get up and running. Can’t blame a parts store for your ignorance.
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