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|The body was rippled from what could be heat|
damage. It looks as though this was a serious
fire and must have been quite a salvage job.
|The paint, or lack of it along with the lowered|
stance makes this bus look really cool and it
certainly stands out. The air conditioning unit
hooked on the door was a neat accessory.
|The roof was buckled and coming away from|
the body, from the heat of the fire I assume, but
that just added to the overall look.
|The rear window was trick. Window runners were |
fitted in the rear door frame to make a wind
down rear window. I don't know if this set up is
available to buy somewhere, but I think it should
be as it's really cool.
|Another vehicle on display was this 1966 split|
screen bus that I'm sure belongs to Peter Jones,
who is a well know figure in the VW scene for
his hand drawn vehicle tattoos.
|As with any vehicle that Peter in involved with|
this bus has so many accessories and things of
interest on it that they always draw plenty of
attraction form the public. I did like the old skool
ski's on the back of the bus.
|The interior was cool with holders made from|
tin cans, and the crazy 12v interior lighting. I'm
not sure what the orange hair dryer was for, if
anything, but it looked kind of cool.
|The door cards looked like something Peter|
may have drawn himself and the use of what
looks like hessian stapled to the door cards
to create handy door pockets.
|The lowered bus looked great with its rope and|
chain link wrapped around the bumper.
|The reason I believe this is Peter's bus was|
the fact that 'Spike' was in his custom dog bed.
Spike is Peter's trusty rescue dog, a Jack Russell
that goes to all the VW shows with Peter and
is probably as well known as Peter is !.
|This lovely 1966 SO42 campmobile looked|
fantastic in its what looked to be the original
white paint. This bus sits nice and low and
the Fuchs front wheels are tucked nicely under
the cab thanks to a narrowed beam.
|The patina'd painted bumpers looked cool so|
I'm guessing this was imported from somewhere
nice and sunny. The 3 bow roof rack was a nice
accessory that suited the bus.
|The paint on this bus did look original as did|
those very neat retro curtains. This really was
a lovely looking bus.
|The brilliant blue and cloud white paint with the|
chrome bumpers help make this old '70 stand
out. Those shiny Enkei slot mags look like a
blast from the past and give the bus a nice
|This lovely bus has a 1641 SP2 engine with a|
110 cam, big valve heads and twin Dell carbs
and the bus frequently travels to Europe to
attend air cooled VW shows.
|Looking through the SO42 at the early bay. This is |
a really cool photo that I wish I had taken!
|This stunning 1991 T25 crew cab pick up (Doka)|
looked amazing. This pick up was riding on air
suspension which is why it sits so low and those
Borbet alloy wheels with the stretched tyres suit
the overall look perfectly.
|Its hard to believe but that is the original paint,|
in fact the whole body is original. This lovely
old bus has only done 46k miles and only had
one owner from new.
|You can see just how low this double cab sits|
when parked up. As you walk around this bus
you realise just how clean it really is.
|Inside this cool Doka was this hand painted old|
petrol can. Its a trophy for coolest Type 25 at last
years Camper and Bus show as its easy to see
why it won the award.
|The Camper Mart show is held in 3 big halls|
and they were all crammed with numerous
traders selling every conceivable part and
accessory for Volkswagen's you could think of.
|From this photo it looks as though there isn't|
many people at the show, but it was actually