1967 HITOP aka tower block

Show off your pristine van, restoration, or daily driver.
Post Reply
211vanman
SSVC Member
SSVC Member
Posts: 1440
Joined: Wed Mar 03, 2004 10:52 pm
Location: MidlandSplitBusMeet

1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by 211vanman »

This is my darling wifes bus (so i tell her), she wanted to be able to stand up in a camper so i think she wanted a poptop but i got a hitop instead, big shout out to Rich (bigbulli) in finding van in Portugal and a great deal was done ! Im going stock with dove blue enjoy the pics - as the restorer says"ITS ONLY METAL" the bus is rusty but he is good!

Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image

yes i know its rotten but it is a hitop, i will be making a few calls to Mr Schofield , autocraft and the green funky metal panels
Last edited by 211vanman on Tue Feb 07, 2012 11:17 pm, edited 2 times in total.
[img]http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h303/ ... 9d2b84.jpg[/img]

Family bucket please !!!

211vanman
SSVC Member
SSVC Member
Posts: 1440
Joined: Wed Mar 03, 2004 10:52 pm
Location: MidlandSplitBusMeet

Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by 211vanman »

Image

Why did they cut the bulkhead like this ? then brace it ? i see other hitops like this
[img]http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h303/ ... 9d2b84.jpg[/img]

Family bucket please !!!

Reggie
SSVC Member
SSVC Member
Posts: 3988
Joined: Mon Nov 22, 2004 7:35 pm
Location: blackpool

Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by Reggie »

I fancy a Dove blue hitop :lol:
Looks good Daz now work your magic on it.
NOT JUST A WAY OF LIFE lovol

1960 Westy SO 23 :-)
1968 Titan red Deluxe Bay
1968 Beetle

kilgore
Registered user
Posts: 1240
Joined: Thu Oct 13, 2005 8:33 pm
Location: sunny Birmmingham

Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by kilgore »

cant wait to see this finished!! So matts getting it ready for volksworld then ;-)

211vanman
SSVC Member
SSVC Member
Posts: 1440
Joined: Wed Mar 03, 2004 10:52 pm
Location: MidlandSplitBusMeet

Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by 211vanman »

to go in

Image
more rust
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
Image
[img]http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h303/ ... 9d2b84.jpg[/img]

Family bucket please !!!

211vanman
SSVC Member
SSVC Member
Posts: 1440
Joined: Wed Mar 03, 2004 10:52 pm
Location: MidlandSplitBusMeet

Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by 211vanman »

Reggie wrote:I fancy a Dove blue hitop :lol:
Looks good Daz now work your magic on it.


"magic" we need miracles please pray :)
[img]http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h303/ ... 9d2b84.jpg[/img]

Family bucket please !!!

User avatar
PastDown
SSVC Member
SSVC Member
Posts: 2406
Joined: Mon Jul 27, 2009 12:38 pm
Location: Yorkshire

Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by PastDown »

I love high tops!
1950 Split Beetle Deluxe
1953 22A(M62) Barndoor
1972 VW Bay Window

VW Wedding Hire & Holiday Camper Hire!
http://www.oldschoolcamperhire.co.uk

Automobile Photography
http://www.unordered.co.uk

User avatar
the bus driver
SSVC Member
SSVC Member
Posts: 1154
Joined: Fri Jul 18, 2008 11:29 am

Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by the bus driver »

PastDown wrote:I love high tops!
x2 :lol:

Good luck with the rest, i see a lot of potential !! :wink:

Rusty Lee
SSVC Member
SSVC Member
Posts: 2033
Joined: Sat Apr 14, 2007 9:38 pm
Location: Hereford

Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by Rusty Lee »

im thinking smitter had a shock ha.only metal he will eat those words ha.volklsworld 2020.
Rock and roll beds for Bay,split,T25,T4 and T5,full width and 3/4 all steel framed. Pm me for info or visit my website

http://www.vwrustylee.com


23 window Bamba! the rarest of The rare

Image

User avatar
smithsvw
Registered user
Posts: 741
Joined: Thu May 12, 2005 5:07 pm
Location: Padstow, Cornwall
Contact:

Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by smithsvw »

Think i got screwed on this deal............
Guy turns up with a eyesore of a truck for me....
Image
And i give him this beauty..
Image
Ah well time to try and make her look pretty!!
The "TOWER BLOCK" is gonna be a bit more work than i thought but as i stupidly said "it's only metal" :D
WHAT AN IDIOT..
**New Website**
http://www.smithsvw.com and follow me on facebook too..
for sale and in the workshop:
1959 og swr seamed gate crewcab
1959 og mango Devon
1961 og paint singlecab
07791 596199

Rusty Lee
SSVC Member
SSVC Member
Posts: 2033
Joined: Sat Apr 14, 2007 9:38 pm
Location: Hereford

Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by Rusty Lee »

matty that saying will last through the ages ha.i think its only rust is more like it ha
Rock and roll beds for Bay,split,T25,T4 and T5,full width and 3/4 all steel framed. Pm me for info or visit my website

http://www.vwrustylee.com


23 window Bamba! the rarest of The rare

Image

kilgore
Registered user
Posts: 1240
Joined: Thu Oct 13, 2005 8:33 pm
Location: sunny Birmmingham

Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by kilgore »

Hope those graphics are staying Daz!

211vanman
SSVC Member
SSVC Member
Posts: 1440
Joined: Wed Mar 03, 2004 10:52 pm
Location: MidlandSplitBusMeet

Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by 211vanman »

Graphics are coool esp in Dove blue!

The van had a serious camping interior ,2 sets of cooking hobs , fridge ,sink,rock n roll bed, cupboards and wardrobes galore even a showe unit incorporated in tailgate with 2 water tanks underneath -a serious camping van with loads of insulation !but it all had to go sorry
Image
Image
Image
Image
[img]http://i67.photobucket.com/albums/h303/ ... 9d2b84.jpg[/img]

Family bucket please !!!

User avatar
the bus driver
SSVC Member
SSVC Member
Posts: 1154
Joined: Fri Jul 18, 2008 11:29 am

Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by the bus driver »

what's happening with the interior?

User avatar
bigbulli
SSVC Member
SSVC Member
Posts: 2850
Joined: Thu Apr 17, 2003 8:24 am
Location: Barnstaple, NORTH DEVON
Contact:

Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by bigbulli »

Daz, fantastic to see work started, look forward to following the progress 8)

Post Reply