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Old 01-27-2012, 12:19 PM   #61
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Had me scratchin my head a minute there...
Better pics this time, though not a bad van either!
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Old 01-27-2012, 12:55 PM   #62
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I also had a couple VW buses back in the day (not to mention numerous VW Bugs). Must have been the seeds of the bigger bus to come.

One of the best times of my life was touring the United States in a 1967 VW bus/camper one summer during college back in the late 1980's. It had the split windshield, metal dash, pop-up camper roof... classic. I later got a 1973 bus into which I put a camper interior. That bus was a party-mobile, and really gave me an appreciation for having my living room and bedroom wherever I was.
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Old 01-27-2012, 04:47 PM   #63
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Hahaha WOW sounds like you lived the life i am hopeing to live once this bus is ready for who knows what!!!! ahaha
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Old 01-27-2012, 06:25 PM   #64
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Now don't start talking about VW camper buses, you'll make me cry.
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Old 01-27-2012, 11:16 PM   #65
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I bought a 1959 vw camper around 1976, later sold it... not realizing the money that they bring now. But i now have a rust free in all the right places a 1957 vw cabrolet which im not gonna restore, so its gonna be history also.

but thats beside the point of this topic.
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Old 01-27-2012, 11:18 PM   #66
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What's a 1957 vw cabrolet?
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Old 01-28-2012, 12:30 PM   #67
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tis what they called the convertible...
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Old 01-28-2012, 11:19 PM   #68
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Speaking of VW buses...here's one I helped paint for the 2011 ArtCar parade in Houston. Belongs to "Hippie John", the cook/owner of a restaurant here. I think it is a '67 as I recall. Has the pop-up camper top and the funky, crank-out jalousie windows. Groovy.

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Old 01-29-2012, 12:20 PM   #69
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Awesome. Love the funky paint job. Very eye catching.
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Old 02-29-2012, 12:19 AM   #70
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Soo i have a question for all of you, My bus has needed new tires since i bought it. Luckly i have the cash to afford eather a retred or new ones. Now, would it be worth it to mabye score some "old" tires from like a truck shop or should i go with a retred, or enen brand new ones??? i guess what im asking is what would be the most bang for my buck?

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