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|My 1969 VW Microbus parked up at the Endless|
Summer VW show. Compared to a lot of VW
shows this is quite small by comparison, but the
quality is equal to that of any of the big shows.
|A better look at my old bus, I was just making a|
cup of tea so while the kettle was boiling I took
the opportunity to take this photo.
|The rows of vehicles were spaced far enough|
apart to allow plenty of room, which makes a
|Just a few of the bay window buses at this years|
show. There were makes and models from
numerous years which made for a good display.
|The same goes for all the beetle's that attended|
this great one day show, the variety and quality
|Once I had had my tea, I decided to start at one|
end and make my way down to the other end,
taking photos as I did so. I started at the Beetle
line up. The venue is fantastic with plenty of
room for all the vehicles.
|As I mentioned earlier this show isn't the biggest|
on the VW show calendar (although it's getting
bigger year by year) but the quality of vehicles
that attend this show is second to none as you
can see from the beetle line up.
|The '67 had some subtle pinstriping on the front|
wings. It's subtle details like this that help to make
a vehicle stand out.
|Talking of good reflections, look at the reflection|
in the door of the beige oval window beetle. The
two cars must have been 20 feet apart and the
reflection is like a mirror.
|A better look at this gorgeous oval window. It|
looked to be pretty much stock, which is how, in
my humble opinion any oval should be.
|This was another immaculate car that looked|
great in the summer sunshine.
|From a stock looking oval window bug to a|
custom looking one. This bug looked great from
the front with those yellow head light lenses and
the nerf bars.
|This bug had been lowered and had those highly|
polished centreline style wheels that suited the
|The bigger rear wheels / tyres filled the arches|
nicely. The big exhaust and the propped open
engine lid indicated this old bug may have a
larger than standard engine?.
|This really was a super clean bug that was totally|
immaculate. They way those rear tyres fill the
arches looked great.
|The engine bay was as you would expect also|
immaculate. This just goes to show you don't
always need lots of chrome bolt on bits to make
an engine look good.
|Although the windows were closed which caused|
problems with the reflection, I just had to try to get
a photo of the totally stock interior. I did like the
small tray clipped onto the steering wheel.
|The bug line up seemed to go on and on... and|
yet every car was different from the last which
made for a fantastic display.
|This RAT look 1973 bug looked cool in it's two|
tone rusty paint. The stock front and banded
rear wheels looked good.
|This old RAT had been lowered and those huge|
banded rear wheels looked great from this angle.
|The banded steel wheels and the lowered stance|
doesn't leave much clearance on the rear tyres.
|This gorgeous light blue early sixties bug looked|
fantastic. This was another immaculate car that
was so straight. I did like the highly polished
centreline style wheels which give the car a race
|You can see just how clean and straight this old|
bug really was from this photo. Even the underside
of the engine lid had been painted and gave off
a fantastic reflection.
|The shiny hub cap of the Jack Daniels bug gave|
off a lovely reflection.
|You can see just ow slammed this old '67 really is|
from this photo. I did like those banded chrome
|I must have taken this photo by mistake.. but it|
has some classic bugs in it so I've included it.!
|This 1969 deep burgundy beetle was really nice,|
It had red wing piping and matching flame outline
design across the front end.
|A better look at the flame outline on the bonnet.|
I'm not sure if this was a decal or painted but it
looked pretty cool whatever it was.
|The old '69 really was clean and straight as you|
can see from the reflection in the door and quarter
|A neat touch was the drilled door handles, as I|
said earlier it's all about the small details that can
make a car stand out.
|Moving onto the buses, the split screens were|
there in force and again the quality was very high.
|A lovely interior on this blue and white split screen.|
I'm not sure what interior this is, but I did like it.
|One detail that caught my eye was this old but|
cool looking gas heater. I'm not sure how effective
these are, or how safe but it did look cool.
|This stock (ish) looking white over green 1967|
splitty looked gorgeous. The twin yellow spotlights
on the bumper were the only addition that I could
|This sixties dark green split screen looked great|
with it's sign written body.
|The interior of the 'Junction Tavern' split screen|
looked just as nice as the outside.
|A better look at this gorgeous panel van. I did|
like the white painted wheels with the green hub
caps. Just look at the almost perfect reflection
down the side of this lovely panel van.