What happened to these Barndoors?

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What happened to these Barndoors?

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HI,

I was wondering what every happened to these barndoors:

1 - The bent "51" then it was "54" barndoor that was from columbia with no vin number that was owned by a guy in the USA but the BD was located in Scotland? I believe it was up for sale for £16khttp://www.thesamba.com/vw/classifieds/ ... id=1160627

2 - Barndoor number 2 - Another columbian BD, last seen in Manchester.

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Re: What happened to these Barndoors?

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i sold parts to the guy who now owns the "bent" barndoor from columbia. It's still in England.

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And in very good hands....
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new and exciting... http://www.retrotourer.co.uk

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born in 54..... but young at heart!
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No-2 is under resto in Manchester still.
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Buzz, is the bet 51/54 in Yorkshire or down south?
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Number 2 was not Columbian, from Uruguay :wink:
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sorry... miss read it again.... you mentioned "bent 51" and i was thinking or another :oops:

as for the 51/54...... i have no idea!!
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Dai wrote:Number 2 was not Columbian, from Uruguay :wink:

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PastDown wrote:2 - Barndoor number 2 - last seen in Manchester.

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I actually nearly brought the Uruguayan 54 samba in early 2008. Even payed a deposit :roll: then the 52 showed up :P
It was on thesamba for £6450 which also included a pretty much complete 54 Ambulance in the price AND the shipping to the UK! I think I even talked him down on that price too :lol:
But it's a fair bit more now even for a South American.
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I viewed the banana-door in darkest Lincolnshire when it was up for £12k and still in Dove blue, driving and MOT'd. I offered him £8k which I thought was very generous of me. He said no.
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