Robs crazy ass Barndoor rescue mission 2 !!!

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Robs crazy ass Barndoor rescue mission 2 !!!

Post by lowdown dirty rat » Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:18 am

It's been a long time since I went on my last 4000 mile rescue trip to collect my 52 samba (viewtopic.php?f=8&t=42329&hilit=52+samba) and I didn't intend on doing another one. But I must confess that my eye has been drawn to another beauty. :P :oops: :oops: :P :wink: :wink:
So after another crazy (and it was bonkers!) 4000 mile road trip I now have another Barndoor parked up in my garage. :cheers: :D :D 8) 8) :D :D :cheers:
Now I know you are all wondering what it is, and I could just tell you. But instead I'm going to be really annoying and get you to play guess the Bus. :twisted: :P :twisted:
I'll drop a few clues over the next few days and we'll see how good your guessing is.


So clue number one.

It's a REALLY rare bus!!!
How rare? Well they didn't have one at the OCTO 2012 Barndoor gathering in Cali. In fact there isn't one in the States at all. And there has NEVER been one in the UK before. 8O :o 8O 8) :D 8)

Get guessing :?: :lol:
1951 Samba 20-017894
1952 Samba 20-028952

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Re: Robs crazy ass Barndoor rescue mission 2 !!!

Post by OxonPhil » Mon Feb 17, 2014 12:41 pm

lowdown dirty rat wrote:So clue number one.

Well they didn't have one at the OCTO 2012 Barndoor gathering in Cali. In fact there isn't one in the States at all. And there has NEVER been one in the UK before. 8O :o 8O 8) :D 8)

Get guessing :?: :lol:

Is it a rust free bus ? :lol:

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Post by dombutler » Mon Feb 17, 2014 1:00 pm

is it part bus - part caravan - with rust
????

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Post by readyboy61 » Mon Feb 17, 2014 1:02 pm

A proto type barndoor
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Post by Scotty » Mon Feb 17, 2014 1:36 pm

51 deluxe?


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Post by ted698 » Mon Feb 17, 2014 1:43 pm

Swedish Post Office - with rust?

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Post by Sweet Rides » Mon Feb 17, 2014 3:11 pm

Kohlruss Deluxe (Austrian coachbuilt Panel to Delux conversion)

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Re: Robs crazy ass Barndoor rescue mission 2 !!!

Post by busben » Mon Feb 17, 2014 4:23 pm

you finished the '52 deluxe yet dude? Must be pretty much completed by now. Got any progress photos?


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Re: Robs crazy ass Barndoor rescue mission 2 !!!

Post by busben » Mon Feb 17, 2014 4:26 pm

It's not the Kohlruss, not a 15w deluxe, not the earliest rhd bus known, not a smoothgate.

Sales flap bus maybe? or a BD Kemp? Or quite possibly Sir Alan's correct?

You could just let us know ? :?

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Re: Robs crazy ass Barndoor rescue mission 2 !!!

Post by Dai » Mon Feb 17, 2014 4:31 pm

Okay, so by a process of elimination, its not a....

50 kombi
50 standard
50 panel
51 panel
51 deluxe
51 standard/kombi
BD 15
BD 23
Smoothgate
52 dlx/standard/kombi
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maybe a sales flap then! Unless this is a red herring and you've bought a volvo :lol:
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Re: Robs crazy ass Barndoor rescue mission 2 !!!

Post by busben » Mon Feb 17, 2014 4:45 pm

agreed. Must be something coachbuilt?

It's not one of those '67 buses with the Barndoors in the side is it Rob? My neighbours father used to have one. A '73 it was apparently. Went everywhere in it. What colour are you going to paint yours when you do it up? It's a huge project. Are they normally that low? They're worth a lot of money now aren't they? How much is it worth .....................................................

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Post by Dai » Mon Feb 17, 2014 4:52 pm

Bd Binz? :wink:
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Post by 67ben » Mon Feb 17, 2014 6:02 pm

Cool
I'm thinking double door 11 window or pre 52 factory double door panel :wink:
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Post by tman » Mon Feb 17, 2014 6:46 pm

Dai wrote:Bd Binz? :wink:
Exactly what I was thinking!

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Re: Robs crazy ass Barndoor rescue mission 2 !!!

Post by acmecustom » Mon Feb 17, 2014 7:17 pm

I know ... :wink:

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