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Double cab

Post by reggie1 » Thu Jul 02, 2015 10:15 am

Does anyone know how many south african double cabs with the air intake fixed to the side gates are in england please?
Someone told me there are not many!

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Post by type21f » Thu Jul 02, 2015 10:21 am

I posted pictures of a red one....
Dave is working on DOKA from SA...
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Post by tombailey77 » Thu Jul 02, 2015 11:50 am

5 or 6 i believe.

I had one until a year or so. There was a chap on here that had two of them i think, plus my old blue one. As i say i was told 5 or 6 in the UK, but i think that number was also how many there are total! could be wrong but that is what i recall.
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Post by Ponvanman » Thu Jul 02, 2015 1:21 pm

I go to a classic car meet in Nottingham sometimes and two turned up there together last year. Not seen them this year yet?

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Post by type21f » Thu Jul 02, 2015 1:35 pm

There was one a grey one at SH this year with trick front seat belts
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Re: Double cab

Post by David Eccles » Thu Jul 02, 2015 3:43 pm

I think 6 or 7 max....plus a couple of single cabs with the scoop ears
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Post by type21f » Thu Jul 02, 2015 4:44 pm

I will post a pic..
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Post by reggie1 » Thu Jul 02, 2015 7:53 pm

I have tried to post pictures on here but can't seem to make them small enough, or maybe i am rubish with computers!!!!!
So far then its less than ten including mine. The SH one won the best vicky farm i think, he had done a really nice job on it! it was a rainy weekend for mine to come out and play.

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Post by type21f » Thu Jul 02, 2015 8:05 pm

Who owned the trick seat belt one....
On first observations it was standard but the fact the belts were in the wheel well was AMAZING....
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Re: Double cab

Post by Eternal Optimist » Thu Jul 02, 2015 10:02 pm

I converted mine to Euro spec when I restored it. I still have the boxes that were riveted to the gates.


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Re: Double cab

Post by Dc67 » Thu Jul 02, 2015 10:22 pm

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My trick seatbelt SA DC that got 2nd at vics farm

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Re: Double cab

Post by type21f » Fri Jul 03, 2015 6:49 am

One Dave Haywood at Haywood Custom and Classic has restored.

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Re: Double cab

Post by reggie1 » Mon Jul 06, 2015 3:19 pm

Really nice job you've done Dc67, i wouldn't take it out if mine was that nice!
I bought mine off a bloke with 2 south african buses, the other was a 1958 11window thoough.

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Post by type21f » Mon Jul 06, 2015 7:26 pm

DC67...My son and I looked all over your DC at SH...and it is very well executed.. I was so hoping you would be around and emerge to talk to!
I had fun fitting seat belts into my 64 Devon Caravette and so I looked to see your runs and then was amazed..
I had the added complication of having a Devon water tank spout in the way and would have been able to get the runs using your solution....
Presumably they sit in fully sealed electrical style switch boxes but it was the lovely smoothly executed louvres from which the belts emerged and how the seat belt was mounted to the body I wanted to know..

Otherwise the DC was stunning...very very nice...where did you buy your interior panels from...
Dave is sourcing at the moment..
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Re: Double cab

Post by tombailey77 » Thu Jul 09, 2015 9:49 am

this was mine, in Bournemouth now i believe.

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1960 SA Double Cab
1957 Oz 11 Window (in signature if anyone knows it i would like to buy it back - MSJ 112)
1968 Baywindow
1972 Gulf Blue Bug
1973 Buggy
1973 SS Eagle (First car!)
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