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|This 1967 split screen caught my eye for two|
reasons, firstly because I like panel vans and
secondly because of the unusual colour, a sort
of metallic grey which suited the van so well.
|This old '67 was really straight and the all one|
colour looked fantastic.
|Highly polished Radar wheels always look|
good, and these complimented the grey paint
on this split screen panel van perfectly.
|I'm not sure what size engine this old split was|
running, but looking inside the engine bay I was
impressed on how clean everything was.
|Just a handful of the late bays that attended|
the Just Kampers open day.
|This 1970 Devon conversion was immaculate. |
The body was super straight and the Savanna
beige ( I think) paint was flawless.
|This early bay looked to be standard height,|
and with the cool accessories such as the 2
bow roof rack and the retro red check curtains
this bus really stood out.
|Looking across into a very small part of the|
weekend camping area from the Just Kampers
|This very patriotic themed beach buggy I have|
seen on numerous occasions at various shows
and at the Ace Cafe. It is painted in the Union
flag and helps to raise money for 'Help the
Hero's' charity for our injured servicemen.
|This really is a cool looking buggy. I do like that|
wild exhaust that must sound great.
|If you like your buses to have the RAT look|
then this grey and white 1978 late panel van
should be just the thing for you. This van did
actually look straight and solid despite the
trendy RAT look paintwork.
|The twin front spot lights and the roof rack|
compliment the overall look of this van. The
RAT look is still cool as this van proves.
|The ratty bodywork, the signwriting, the sticker|
bombed engine hatch and those custom wheels
all helped to make this bus stand out. This cool
van had a 1600 tp motor and a camping interior.
|The sticker bombed engine hatch and the U.S.|
number plate wrapped around the bumper
made the rear end different from other buses.
|Another cool original sticker on this imported |
cool looking ratty van.
|Mango and white has to be my favourite|
colour scheme for a split screen bus. I don't
know why, maybe it just looks right and this
slightly RAT looking bus just proves my point.
|The body was actually very straight and solid|
looking, it just had the RAT look to the paint to go
with it's lowered stance and narrow front end.
|More original U.S. stickers in this lovely old|
|And on the rear screen, stickers from Georgia|
and Pennsylvania, this bus sure did get around.
|This authentic looking 1986 T25 Fire bus was|
parked up. The bus now has what looks like
BRM wheels and a cycle rack, which I'm sure
would not have been standard issue !!.
|I did like the orange light mounted to the gutter,|
I don't know enough about German Fire trucks
to know if this is original or not. But real or not,
this was a nice looking bus.
|Around mid morning the steady flow of vehicles|
arriving at the open day was still going strong.
There was a steady stream of vehicles arriving
for most of the day.
|This 1970 Westfalia Campmobile, is very rare |
model with early front wheel arches, and very
rare rear arches. This bus also has late bay
servo & brakes and a strong 1600cc SP engine
|On the outside the deluxe trim looked new as|
where the wheels and tyres. This bus had a
opening rear screen and has never been welded.
|This tintop still has the original cooler and sink, |
along with the rock and roll bed. It also has a
new headlining. This stunning bus was up for
sale for £18,950 ($25,131 approx)
|I know it's not a Volkswagen, but I just had to|
include it in my blog. It's a lovely 1964 Chevrolet
Corvair Monza finished n white. The '64 model
was the last year of the 'early' Corvair's.
|This gorgeous car had many new parts including|
added duel brake, new carpets, and the engine
was rebuilt less than 100 miles ago.
|Classic 1960's styling is very apparent in the|
cool futuristic rear lights.
|The stunning red vinyl interior is pure 1960's|
|A new windscreen has also recently been fitted.|
This really is a nice classic car that I just love.
It was for sale for the very reasonable sum of
£9,500 ($12,600 approx)
|Another fire bus, this time an early bay. Again|
I'm not sure if it was an original fire bus but it
looked great and that's all that matters. This bus
was up for sale for £11,000 ($14,500 approx)
|This white over baby blue 1970 Devon (I think)|
was a really nice clean bus. It had been cleverly
converted to be used as a mobile Tea shop.
|It has upgraded electrics, to cope with the|
mobile Tea shop, and still has the original seats
and curtains. The cool money making early bay
was for sale, unfortunately I didn't find out how
much the owner was asking.
|I spotted this U.S. imported Savanna Beige and |
white 1969 deluxe Microbus drive into the open
day and just had to get a photo of it. This old
'69 looked just about perfect with what looks
like OG paint, lowered and the Fuchs style
|This really was a nice looking bus. It looked|
so solid, as most U.S. buses are due to the
drier climate most of the U.S. has compared
to damp conditions here in England.
|This bright red 1974 convertible beetle looked|
immaculate. I did like the fact that apart from
those custom wheels, everything else was as
it left the factory.
|This really was lovely clean example of the|
convertible beetle. As I write this blog we are
experiencing a heat wave (30 degrees / 86f)
and I can just imagine the owner driving this
around with the hood down.... I'm not jealous!
|I spotted this immaculate 1967 beetle parked|
up in the camping area and it looked fantastic.
I loved how low this bug was and the fact that
it looked close to original.
|The lovely straight body painted in that stunning|
blue colour with the painted steel wheels all
helped to make this bug stand out at the open day.
|This lovely white over red imported 1970 Westy|
looked fantastic. It was so clean and straight.
I did like the ride height and the white painted
steel wheels with white wall tyres. The clear
front indicator lenses look against the bright
|The reflection on the rear panel is about as|
good as it gets, this really was a nice straight
bus. The all red U.S. style rear light lenses and
rear side markers suit the bus so well.
|Yet another cool original sticker on this U.S|
import, from Lakewood cycle and surf shop.
|Another classic American car at the open day|
was this mid 1970's (I think) Dodge Dart Sport.
These muscle cars were produced from 1960
- 1976 and the majority came with a V8 engine.
|This was a really nice example of the Sport|
model which had the black sport decals down
each side. The Los Angeles Police Dept. used
a high spec version of this car for a few years.
|Another very clean and straight imported 1970 |
white over red early bay but so different from
the previous one in so many little ways, but
equally as nice.
|You can see just how straight this bus is by|
the reflection in what looks like the original
paint. I did like the 2 tone colour wheels.
|This 1972 bay looked cool with it's full length|
roof rack with surf and skate boards on. This
looked like a good honest bus.
|The white over sky blue may well have been|
the original paint on the very straight old bus.
|Standard height or lowered..which would you |