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|There is something about a panel van that looks|
just right, and when they are as clean and straight
as this gorgeous 1971 panel van you can see why.
Just look how straight that body is. (if you click on
the photo it will enlarge it)
|This old panel has been slightly lowered, just|
enough it give it a cool look. This super clean
van really did stand out.
|You can see just how clean and straight this old|
'71 really was from this photo. I did like the fact
that the owner has used the original wheels rather
than get some aftermarket alloy wheels.
|Another vehicle of 1971 vintage was this great|
looking Volksrod. This slammed, chopped and
fenderless rod stood out in the row of classic
standard looking Volkswagens.
|The exposed engine and those big chunky tyres|
helped give this old Volksrod an aggressive look.
|How tough does this old rod look? it reminds me|
of an old hot rod... which I suppose is the idea!
This rod was up for sale for £4,500 ($5,944 approx)
|This lovely 1959 single cab pick up was imported|
from the U.S.A 3 years ago and is still in the U.S
|The yellow paint is actually Bundespost yellow|
which was a special order from the factory. I
did like the look of this SC with it's tall wall tyres.
Those rear arches look unusual...?
|Another imported bus from the U.S was this cool|
1966 Westfalia split screen. This bus came over
from Texas in 2012 and still has the original paint.
|This 1973 bug was made to look older than it|
really is, and it looked really good. The chrome
towel rail bumpers and the rusty look to the body
both helped this old bug look completely different.
|Another Volksrod was this 'work in progress'|
orange creation. I saw this back at the start of
the show season at Volksworld, and although
it does look more complete now there is still a
long way to go.
|Although it wasn't quite finished, I did like the|
look of it so far. The metal fabrication on the
rear was cool, as were the hot rod style wire
wheels and the insane roof chop.
|The classic look for these buggies, and the only|
look as far as I'm concerned, is to have metal
flake paint. This gold buggy have the most
gorgeous paint ever, pure 1970's metal flake.
|The show is open to other vehicles as well as|
Volkswagens. This show always attracts the
scooter crew. There were scooters from all different
years and some of them had been customised
|There were numerous makes and models of|
scooter on display and they all looked fantastic.
|This scooter had chromed engine covers which|
provided a perfect reflection photo opportunity.
|This had to the oldest scooter at the show, well|
it looked like it anyway! I'm not sure what make
the scooter was but just by looking at the seats,
handlebars and the headlight I knew it was old.
|Twin seats with rear grab handle are a give-a-way|
to it's age, as was the spare wheel holder.
|The handlebars, and the speedo just looked so|
old. Like I said, I don't know how old this beauty
is, but I'm guessing late 1950's?
|Looking across the show site to give you an idea|
just how big this show really is. Set in a fantastic
location, right next to the beach this has to be my
favourite show of the season.
|Sun, sea and hundreds upon hundreds of show|
Vehicles of all kinds.
|Using a lot of zoom on my digital camera I took|
a photo of this lovely Karmann Cabriolet. I hope
to get a better look at this lovely car later on.
|This gorgeous 1967 split screen panel van in|
beige looked stunning. This old van was so clean
and straight and those polished rims looked
good and matched the body trim.
|This really was a lovely old panel van. It sat just|
right and the single colour (including the roof)
|This customised 1969 early bay caught my eye|
as it had some subtle body mods, these included
those 1960's Ford Cortina tail lights. The lights
have been turned upside down as the indicator
lens would have been at the top on the Cortina.
|This cool looking 1972 Adventurewagon stood|
out as they're not as common as normal T2's.
The high top provides so much space inside and
are more practical fro camping in.
|This lovely bus was in such good condition as you|
can see. I had a brief chat to the owner who I think
said this was a U.S. import which would explain
why it was so solid. I really did like this bus.
|This immaculate 1977 sky blue late bay looked|
to be 100% original. This really was a lovely
|Talking on immaculate vehicles how about this|
late 50's early 60's bug. This really was a clean
car, all the chrome work that adorned this car was
like new and those polished 'centre line' style
wheels were the perfect choice to suit the car.
|I told you this old bug was immaculate..look how|
clean the inside edge of the rear bumper is and
just how straight this car was.
|The sheer size of this car was amazing, I didn't|
find out what motor it had, but I'm guessing some-
thing big. I did like the chrome smoothie wheels
that looked amazing against the bright orange paint.
|Another American muscle car was this 1964 Ford |
Falcon 2 door hardtop, this particular model had
the sprint package. It came with a 260 cubic inch
V8 motor and also had stiffer suspension and a
louder exhaust than non sprint models.
|This really is a pretty looking car. I love those long |
rear fenders and the circular tail lights. The choice
of American Racing 5 spoke wheels was a good
choice and suited the overall look.
|This really cool looking 1966 Chevrolet C10|
pick up truck caught my eye as I do like an old
American truck. This short wheel base version
looked great in its brown paint.
|On the bed the owner has a neat looking trunk,|
that looked as though it could have been a gun
|This pro street Ford Capri was insane. The more|
I looked at this car the more I was impressed.
This really was an awesome car.
|Although I have no idea what size engine this is,|
I do know it had massive twin turbo's. You don't
need to know how big the engine was as you can
see just by looking its going to produce massive
amounts of horsepower and be fast!