1950, 10w Kombi

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1950, 10w Kombi

Post by Dai » Mon May 28, 2012 1:20 pm

Well, some of you on here will already know about this, and some more of you will have been wondering why I have been selling some busses recently, especially El Greenio! So, here is the reason:

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I have been lucky enough to be offered the opportunity to own this very early Kombi, and circumstances panned out in such a way that everything worked out so the deal could happen. A lot of people were involved in the various stages of the deal, some knowingly, some not until now probably! :lol: But I have to say a big thank you to everyone involved, you know who you are. :wink:

So, on Friday I started on the 1100 mile trip to collect it. The photo above was taken a short distance on the return journey when I stopped to check the straps... and have a cheeky little sit in the drivers seat! :lol: Passing drivers thought I looked odd though, so I hopped back into the T5 to carry on driving after a little while :oops:

Just love this view:

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Lots more details/photos/updates to come, but thats it for now, cant wait to get stuck into it and get it ready for Hessich!! :cheers:
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In the pub after Hessisch.


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Re: 24th Nov 1950, 10w Kombi

Post by JacksHere » Mon May 28, 2012 1:43 pm

cool tank, how does it steer? :clown:

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Post by sidewinder » Mon May 28, 2012 3:05 pm

Nice bus.
At least the bottom 4 inches are not rotten on this one :D
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Post by dombutler » Mon May 28, 2012 4:14 pm

Hey Dai, i thought you were buying a house, not a shed :D :D

Looks good, where is it from originally? (don't say Wolfsburg :roll: )

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Re: 24th Nov 1950, 10w Kombi

Post by 49barndoor » Mon May 28, 2012 6:30 pm

Cool bus good luck Dai :wink:

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Post by Rich-B » Mon May 28, 2012 6:47 pm

awesome, looks cool :D

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Re: 24th Nov 1950, 10w Kombi

Post by the bus driver » Mon May 28, 2012 7:27 pm

streetwagens wrote:Well, some of you have been wondering why I have been selling some busses recently, especially El Greenio! So, here is the reason:

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:?:

Never knew these Brian James trailers were that rare..? are they expensive? :roll: :lol: :lol:

Succes with your new bus Dai looks like a fairly easy project compared to some others you have..
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Re: 24th Nov 1950, 10w Kombi

Post by berpsta » Mon May 28, 2012 9:07 pm

are you gonna be going for resto of the year on this one Dai?? ultra smoooth, shiney paint, triple chromed doo dads, ?????

or is it gonna be a 10 window green laning mean machine?
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Post by smithsvw » Mon May 28, 2012 9:41 pm

Looking forward to watching this build thread :D :wink:
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Re: 24th Nov 1950, 10w Kombi

Post by LJay » Mon May 28, 2012 10:22 pm

i see you didn't even make it to dundee before the phone was out for pics!,checking the straps my ar*e :wink: broom broom noises in the cab! :lol:

i'll be watching this thread,landy tyres,satin coat and get it down the lanes,i know you'l do it justice,good luck!

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Re: 24th Nov 1950, 10w Kombi

Post by Rusting Hulk » Tue May 29, 2012 6:36 am

Very nice, Le mans in 6 weeks?
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Post by Scotty » Tue May 29, 2012 12:27 pm

Cool bus for sure!

Get some more pics up then :D

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Re: 24th Nov 1950, 10w Kombi

Post by Byron Bamboo » Tue May 29, 2012 12:41 pm

Well chuffed for ya Dai..

can't wait to see how it turns out.. :D
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Re: 24th Nov 1950, 10w Kombi

Post by Dai » Tue May 29, 2012 4:19 pm

Thanks all, looking forward to getting stuck into it! Dom, this one is originally from Wolfsburg, so a real German one! :wink: and LJay, I'm amazed that you can recognise the lay by from that pic! Geek! :lol: Great to meet you btw, looking forward to seeing some progress pics of your own :wink:

Another pic, showing the luxurious interior 8)

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In the pub after Hessisch.

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Re: 24th Nov 1950, 10w Kombi

Post by dombutler » Tue May 29, 2012 7:01 pm

Nice luggage divider 8) 8)

I am glad you have 'real' friends and not ones that would do you over :twisted: :twisted: (you find out who is a real mate when you find a barndoor...).

Whats the history? Did you get 4 wheels or any spares??

Cheers,
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