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|This 1954 barndoor split screen bus was bought|
by the Coca-Cola Co. in Austria in the August of
1954 and was used to deliver coca-cola bottles
|Sometime in the 1960's the bus was sold on and|
the coca cola logos were painted over in grey. The
bus was used for some time for gymnasts to get
to and from events, and then sold on again this
time to a garage who used it to move parts.
|The interior is pretty much as it would have been,|
with the exception of the bed.
|This lovely clean 1968 microbus was in the 'For |
Sale' area and I thought it looked gorgeous. It's a
Californian import and has had a new coat of dove
blue ( I think) paint.
|The stock look of this lovely bus was the thing that|
drew my attention, from the ride height to the stock
wheels with OG hubcaps.
|The interior of the microbus was also very original,|
and finished to a very high standard and looked
|CamperMart is about a 50/50 mix of air cooled|
and water cooled vehicles, and this amazingly
low T4 caught my eye.. this must have had some
air ride suspension to sit this low..?
|Another low vehicle was this T25 Doka. I didn't|
find out much about this awesome looking truck,
but suffice to say, it did look so cool.
|This super bright lime green high top split screen|
took centre stage in the main hall. I didn't find out
anything about this awesome looking van, but
suffice to say although it wasn't finished it did
have so much that was already completed.
|That amazing colour paint looked to be complete|
and adorned every panel on the van. The seats
also looked to be finished in quilted vinyl / cloth.
|Like I said, I couldn't find out much about this van|
so I have no idea about the side opening panel.?
|The very detailed and painted motor was in the|
van and the sound deadening felt is being applied.
This van has so much potential, and I can't wait
to see it at a show somewhere soon.
|The gorgeous 1967 SO42 Westfalia caught my |
eye as it's the same colour as my '69 microbus
but that is where the similarity stopped. I did like
the narrow front beam with the chrome Empi 5
|The Westfalia interior of the cab had been fully|
restored to a very high standard.
|The same applied to the rear of the bus that had|
a complete and original interior.
|The bus was imported from Utah back in 2010|
and the stock (ish) engine is mated to a 'freeway
flyer gearbox' which I assume has higher ratios
for higher speed cruising?
|This bus has been lowered and has a Creative|
Engineering' steering rack with CSP disc brakes.
|The 16" syncro came with longer rear trailling |
arms with upgraded brakes all round. They also
had bigger rear drive shafts, a lower final drive
ratios and rear diff lock as standard. This bus
really could go anywhere!
|This stunning 1970 early bay was imported from|
Maryland, U.S.A. where it has undergone many
modifications including being lowered by a huge
12" and with air ride suspension on the front.
|The perfectly straight body was painted in a lovely|
coat of Reseda green and white. Eagle eyed
readers will have noticed the colour coded trailer
hitch which is coupled to...
|... a matching 1960 Condor caravan. This really|
was a lovely retro caravan that was finished to
the same high standard as the early bay.
|Those lovely shaped windows and the roof lights|
really do add some style.
|This slammed 1969 early bay looked as though|
it was sat on the ground!. I noticed the front had
some alloy wheel tubs fitted to allow the front
wheels to sit higher into the cab, and I assume
the rear had a similar set up.
|The famous Mooneyes logo looked to be hand|
painted and looked great.
|You can see just how low this gorgeous bus sat|
in this photo. I did like those faded retro stripes
down the sides.
|This lovely cream split screen really was perfectly|
straight and so clean. I think this bus belongs to
a company offering a camper van for weddings,
which will be why, it is immaculate.
|This really is a pretty looking bus. The choice of|
wheels was a good choice. I have the same, or
they are very similar to my Porsche 356 rims.
|This awesome looking 1997 T4 swamper was|
just how I'd like my T4 to look. (one day!) The
lovely high stance with those 16" caravelle rims
with the chunky MT tyres give this bus the go-
|The bull bar, the twin roof racks, and the bat boy|
bonnet all added to this buses fantastic look.
|I spotted this 1968 savanna beige early bay, and|
made a bee line straight over to it. The reason
being that awesome awning, which the owner
told me was an original Westfalia item..?
|I have been thinking about making something|
similar for my microbus. I've never seen one of
these before but was quite impressed with the
overall design and look.
|The '68 Westfalia bay had these lovely banded|
steel wheels, and the shiny domed hubcap gave
off a lovely reflection of a '66 splitty. (below)
|This immaculate 1966 11 window split screen bus|
was so nice. The two tone grey and white paint
was a subtle mix of colours which looked great