Cushion confusion ?

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Cushion confusion ?

Post by Fuch77 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:53 pm

Can anyone please tell me the number of cushions a Caravette should have. And there rough sizes like 4 big one small etc
I seem to have to many .?

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Re: Cushion confusion ?

Post by type21f » Mon Apr 16, 2018 6:56 pm

Walk through or Division?
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Re: Cushion confusion ?

Post by Fuch77 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:51 pm

division

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Re: Cushion confusion ?

Post by type21f » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:55 pm

Desciptions

Passenger Cab seat area
Head rest

Front seat area
base
back
easicool cover

Rear Seat area
base
back

Over Engine area
Rear cushion
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Re: Cushion confusion ?

Post by Fuch77 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 9:09 pm

So 7?
1 what is the over engine rear cushion for?
2 I have never known my van to have passenger head rest but is there a way to check? like holes?

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Re: Cushion confusion ?

Post by type21f » Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:26 am

Depending on year
A1 yes.. a childs bed on top of drawers.
Cushions. Maybe one big one or two if your year of van has lids on the top so you could get into drawer from the top

A2 Head rest cushion was fitted to poppers on the cab side face of the tall cupboard if you have one..
This cushion is used to make up the bed in 65MY.
WT buses had proper head rest with a cushioned face as per Sprncer Marshshall Spanker's 66 WT..

This is Big Als 66 rear.. Image

My 65 MY
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Headrest cushion
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Re: Cushion confusion ?

Post by Fuch77 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 4:43 pm

Thank you thats good info.
maybe im asking the wrong questions. So focusing on the bed cushion rear seats backrest cushion and over engine cushion.
But this time on in a spaceway model. Is the photo below the correct cushion set up with one long cushion on the backrest?
or should it be two for the backrest like the seat base? and does a spaceway have a over engine cushion?
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Re: Cushion confusion ?

Post by type21f » Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:47 pm

Good questions..
1 Does your spaceway have tall cupboard on LHS? Crock cupboard on RHS
2 Pull out seat over easicool onto a metal leg?

Could have three rear bed cushions like this?
I think that was a Torvette...

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Torvette with pull out seat
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Post by type21f » Tue Apr 17, 2018 5:55 pm

I think yours may be a Caravette Standard.
Spaceway model and Torvette Spaceway were WT..
maybe wrong..
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Re: Cushion confusion ?

Post by Fuch77 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:24 pm

Mine is a hybrid of spaceway in caravette (a spacevette )
So i have caravette on the badges and with division..but a spaceway cooker and easy cool in the spaceway position.
as for my cushions.
No headrest.
Middle seats cushions are caravette with the L shape to go around the spare wheel.
then my rear seat cushions are spaceway with long on the backrest and two for the base.
Then my over engine (spare ) is one not two so im guessing caravette again.
The interior could have been upgraded in early life by a owner from devon parts or maybe a special order to devon...or the opposite as it is the tail end 67 on 68 F plate maybe it was devon using up there last parts before starting the bays .
As its deluxe i dont have the rear side cupboard.
Here is a question for you putting aside the child sleeping on the rear over engine theory.. Why is there a extra cushion for the bed when the rear seat backrest is the same size and could be used for the bed cushion?

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Post by type21f » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:26 pm

Sounds like a Caravette Standard for 67..
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Re: Cushion confusion ?

Post by type21f » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:33 pm

Easy answer!
Do you have children?
Put child to bed..on rear ..tuck them up sat on rear seat with them in bed..whilst sipping the adult anaethetic..
Red wine..
white wine
beer or
spirits..
LOL
All the cushions on the front n rear seats are needed to make up adult quarters!
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Re: Cushion confusion ?

Post by Fuch77 » Tue Apr 17, 2018 8:52 pm

Thank you very much helping me figure that out

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Post by type21f » Tue Apr 17, 2018 9:07 pm

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Re: Cushion confusion ?

Post by type21f » Wed Apr 18, 2018 1:14 am

Devon developed in later years to having cooker at front as a hinged swing out from the division with the sloping back easicool in an alloy frame over the NS wheel arch and the wooden slider with metal frame pull out seat.
The tall cupboard in the rear was in llate models. It is less usual to have only the tall cupboard.
Lots of owners looking yo add a pair of rear cupboards find an OS (more OS cupboards for sale) because these are taken out.. but struggle to find a NS.
For the WT spaceway models the rear cupboards were over the VW spare wheel well so they made the over engine storage to hold the spare wheel flat etc. with hinged lift up front and lid clipped down.
In some models the drawers for the caravette had lids to access from above.
Debate if this was to be able to access stuff without going out.. so cushions you could lift up.

Do you have all the cushions? Not too many!
LOL?
My friend has a 66 WT Spaceway Torvette and he supplied pictures for me to paste on bed making arrangements.
Mike1973 posted a great reference thread on Spanker's Titian/ Pearl white all OG (Spencer Marshall) 1966 WT Spaceway which shows lots of details..

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