August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus

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Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

Post by simons121 » Sun Mar 24, 2013 6:57 pm

Looking good - tons of hard work done

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Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

Post by markp » Sun Mar 24, 2013 8:03 pm

Wow note quite sure how I missed this thread but I've now arrived and ill be watching with excitement in the future .... :wink:

Well done fella love your work and the speedy way you do things ....

Did you make the seat covers ? They came out sweet :cheers:

I love these resto threads ...... Ya take a rusty bus and save it thus popping another bus back on the road ....... WELL DONE !

Keep the updates coming and keep the great pic's coming too we all love to see the bus porn pics

Fab stuff

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If you're going to dive in then make sure it's the deep end ! SIMPLES :D

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Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

Post by ALHINSON » Thu Oct 10, 2013 4:06 am

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1957 11 Window, Dove Blue, US import
1959 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1960 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1963 11 Window, Turkis Green & White, French Import
1957 Oval Beetle, Polar Silver, Original RHD UK car


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Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

Post by mango-westy » Thu Oct 10, 2013 4:25 am

Nice one mate starting to come together!

Speak soon carl.

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Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

Post by ALHINSON » Fri May 09, 2014 7:59 am

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1957 11 Window, Dove Blue, US import
1959 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1960 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1963 11 Window, Turkis Green & White, French Import
1957 Oval Beetle, Polar Silver, Original RHD UK car

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Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

Post by ALHINSON » Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:08 pm

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Very nearly there now, just waiting on dropped spindles, fit some lower profile tyres, and then of course an engine!!!
1957 11 Window, Dove Blue, US import
1959 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1960 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1963 11 Window, Turkis Green & White, French Import
1957 Oval Beetle, Polar Silver, Original RHD UK car

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Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

Post by Claushema » Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:24 pm

Just saw this. I live pretty close to Nevers. Who knew! Looks great.

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Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

Post by Hongkongphooey » Tue Jul 15, 2014 12:22 pm

That looks great, you must be chuffed to bits. :D
'60 RHD Devon

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Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

Post by ALHINSON » Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:27 am

Home at last! Parked by our stables and my 1957 Oval Beetle & Jack the dog!

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1957 11 Window, Dove Blue, US import
1959 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1960 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1963 11 Window, Turkis Green & White, French Import
1957 Oval Beetle, Polar Silver, Original RHD UK car

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Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

Post by ALHINSON » Mon May 18, 2015 6:19 am

As part of doing a complete rewire with a branch new complete loom of the bus yesterday I changed the old 6v armature over to a nice new 12v, very simple to do (Parts from Wolfsburg West and VW Vintage in the US).

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1957 11 Window, Dove Blue, US import
1959 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1960 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1963 11 Window, Turkis Green & White, French Import
1957 Oval Beetle, Polar Silver, Original RHD UK car

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Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus

Post by ALHINSON » Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:51 pm

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1957 11 Window, Dove Blue, US import
1959 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1960 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1963 11 Window, Turkis Green & White, French Import
1957 Oval Beetle, Polar Silver, Original RHD UK car

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Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus

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1957 11 Window, Dove Blue, US import
1959 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1960 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1963 11 Window, Turkis Green & White, French Import
1957 Oval Beetle, Polar Silver, Original RHD UK car

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Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus

Post by ALHINSON » Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:55 pm

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1957 11 Window, Dove Blue, US import
1959 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1960 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1963 11 Window, Turkis Green & White, French Import
1957 Oval Beetle, Polar Silver, Original RHD UK car

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Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus

Post by ALHINSON » Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:56 pm

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1957 11 Window, Dove Blue, US import
1959 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1960 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1963 11 Window, Turkis Green & White, French Import
1957 Oval Beetle, Polar Silver, Original RHD UK car

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Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus

Post by ALHINSON » Sat Mar 17, 2018 5:59 pm

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1957 11 Window, Dove Blue, US import
1959 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1960 11 Window, Mango Green & Seagull Grey, US import
1963 11 Window, Turkis Green & White, French Import
1957 Oval Beetle, Polar Silver, Original RHD UK car

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