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by Dai
Mon May 19, 2014 3:04 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Matt Gill Restorations update
Replies: 14
Views: 1535

Re: Matt Gill Restorations update

curbo wrote:Stop looking at things you can not afford!
:lol: Hmmmm, lots I could say here :lol:
by Dai
Thu May 15, 2014 8:41 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: BELATED CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEW PRESIDENT...SUSIE
Replies: 22
Views: 2814

Re: BELATED CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR NEW PRESIDENT...SUSIE

Ahem, We are going a bit off topic here guys, back to the point :lol:

Well done Suzie, thanks for stepping up and adding this to your list of contributions that you have already made to the club! 8) :cheers:
by Dai
Mon May 12, 2014 3:42 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1959 Portuguese 11 window project
Replies: 7
Views: 1395

Re: 1959 Portuguese 11 window project

This pic shows some interesting detail inside the side windows - look how the dealer fit windows does not have an inner skin as such, only a small pressed addition to carry the popout latch behind the 3rd window. Cool differences 8) http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i195/streetwagens/Portugal%2059/P...
by Dai
Mon May 12, 2014 2:40 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1959 Portuguese 11 window project
Replies: 7
Views: 1395

Re: 1959 Portuguese 11 window project

So, the next chapter in this bus's life was when my mate decided he just had to have a car that he had seen a picture of... 'I dont care who you have to buy it from, just make it happen' was the text I received :lol: So. As a result, I have ended up owning this bus now, funny old world! So, collecti...
by Dai
Mon May 12, 2014 1:51 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1959 Portuguese 11 window project
Replies: 7
Views: 1395

Re: 1959 Portuguese 11 window project

So, my mate started working on it at the front end, here are a few pics of what he was cracking on with: http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i195/streetwagens/Portugal%2059/9065_10152014451494046_395387063_n.jpg http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i195/streetwagens/Portugal%2059/943274_10152017062884046...
by Dai
Mon May 12, 2014 10:50 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1959 Portuguese 11 window project
Replies: 7
Views: 1395

Re: 1959 Portuguese 11 window project

These 2 pics show the section that was sliced out to repair another bus way back when - it must have been pretty solid back then to get away with cutting the sills off for another bus! 8O http://i72.photobucket.com/albums/i195/streetwagens/Portugal%2059/P1000752.jpg http://i72.photobucket.com/albums...
by Dai
Mon May 12, 2014 9:12 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1959 Portuguese 11 window project
Replies: 7
Views: 1395

Re: 1959 Portuguese 11 window project

Me and a few mates went and did a magic tablecloth trick and pulled it from under the remains of the roof of the garage, no damage to the bus! :cheers: The rotten flat roof wasn't very heavy as it turned out, and had sagged so far that when it eventually gave way it didnt drop very far to the bus :l...
by Dai
Mon May 12, 2014 8:56 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: 1959 Portuguese 11 window project
Replies: 7
Views: 1395

1959 Portuguese 11 window project

Hi all, I have just been starting work on a bus that has had a hard life :lol: Originally supplied to Portugal, due to the import taxes on passenger vehicles, panel vans were dealer converted to window busses once they had arrived in the country, which adds a coachbuilding twist to each bus there, w...
by Dai
Thu May 08, 2014 10:00 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Big 6 Kemperink location? Catering vans...
Replies: 20
Views: 3500

Re: Big 6 Kemperink location? Catering vans...

bennymole wrote:Out of interest, does anybody know what happened to big6?
Its probably stuck on a speed bump again :lol:
by Dai
Tue May 06, 2014 10:52 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: What would you do?
Replies: 21
Views: 2267

Re: What would you do?

Sooty wrote:As for not being reversible I used a hair dryer and a scraper and NONE of my original paint was damaged taking it off for my tubs.
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by Dai
Wed Apr 09, 2014 9:44 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: Birth certificate for your VW ??
Replies: 56
Views: 26700

Re: Birth certificate for your VW ??

Currently looking at a 14 week wait for your Birth certs according to VW guys.... :cry:
by Dai
Tue Apr 01, 2014 10:59 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: UK Supplied Barndoors...
Replies: 113
Views: 16728

Re: UK Supplied Barndoors...

I think that article is reproduced in the 50-67 transporter guide, which I may have at home - all the reviews from when they were new 8)
by Dai
Tue Mar 11, 2014 11:45 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: 1 year old fuel line perished internally
Replies: 18
Views: 2592

Re: 1 year old fuel line perished internally

It would be great if you could post up some pics of the old fuel line so people know what to look out for 8)
by Dai
Mon Mar 10, 2014 3:08 pm
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: What happened to these Barndoors?
Replies: 9
Views: 1723

Re: What happened to these Barndoors?

Number 2 was not Columbian, from Uruguay :wink:
by Dai
Thu Mar 06, 2014 11:14 am
Forum: VW Related Chat
Topic: BARNDOOR BUSES SPOTTED FOR SALE
Replies: 2956
Views: 330515

Re: BARNDOOR BUSES SPOTTED FOR SALE

Probably, its apparently sold now anyways, not surprised!