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Volkswagen Camper and Commercial 109

Founded back in 2000 VW Camper and Commercial is the original VW Bus magazine out there. Written by approachable, passionate bus owners, it has an established reputation for quality writing, drawing on a wide knowledge base, and for bringing together some of the best and most inspiring buses from around the world.

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Email editor@volkswagencamper.co.uk Address Editor, VW Camper & Commercial, Jazz Publishing The Old School Higher Kinnerton Chester CH4 9AJ www.volkswagencamper.co.uk Whilst we get to chat about the mag with some of you at shows, we’d like to give you all chance to tell us how you think we can improve the magazine. What do you like? Is there anything you’d like to see more or less of? Are there things we don’t cover you’d like to see? All you have to do is go to www.volkswagencamper.co.uk/survey and fill in the online form. It will only take five minutes of your time and five entrants will be chosen at random to win a special prize each! I look forwards to reading your views and thoughts. Recently I had the treat of having a brand new T6…

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for the love of cookies

When Cliff Usher first saw this 1957 double door Panel Van at the Beetle Barn in 2006 it was in a very sorry state, having been rolled on the driver’s side leaving the front panel all smashed in and the B pillar twisted totally out of shape. Attracted by the comparative rarity of the double door option, cool period bus stuff like the round rear lights and separate brake light and a passion for a project, Cliff took it on, though as he was restoring a 21 window Samba he says, “for the first five years it sat on my drive and I just did bits of cleaning, refurbishing stuff and paint stripping.” A major hold up was due to not being able to find a donor B pillar, as…

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product news and shows

Get That Santa Suit On! The VW Heritage Santa Cruise 2016 Sunday 4th December VW Heritage’s annual Santa Cruise pilgrimage for The Children’s Trust is on Sunday, 4th December. Now in its seventh year, VW Heritage is hoping to top a record setting 100 car turn out, and of course, better the £600 donated to the Children’s Trust last time out. Start point is their Dolphin Road warehouse at 12.30pm (BN43 6PB for sat navs) and after everyone is dressed, will take in an hour long drive through scenic Sussex and into Surrey. It costs just £20 per vehicle including two Santa suits. Additional outfits will be available to passengers for a mere £5 each on the day. All money raised goes straight to the charity. Drop the VW Heritage marketing team an…

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custom crew cab

The crew cab’s story actually goes back to 2001 when French enthusiast Christophe Teodomante acquired a battered 1976 LHD crew cab which he set about customising. These custom modifications included fitting Early Bay rear tail lights and front and rear bumpers, removing the front grill and indicators, smoothing the engine lid, lowering the bus and tinting the windows. After being debuted at the Volksworld Show in 2002 the crew cab was sold to another owner and with his Hot Rod background and the help of Neil & Mandy Melliard of Prosign it was turned into what you see here. The base coat is black and the airbrushed flames running down the sides are finished in House of Colour Kandy Red with cream pinstriping round the edges of the flames making for a…

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bus doctor

Email info@volkswagencamper.co.uk Address Bus Doctor, VW Camper & Commercial, The Old School Higher Kinnerton Chester CH4 9AJ Disc Brake Issues Dear Bus Doc, I finally got round to fitting the Empi wide 5 disc set up I had stored. Yes, I know, it’s Empi but I had it anyway for a bargain price and I needed to replace parts on the rear anyway. Also have a remote servo fitted and CSP discs on the front. All fitted up, eventually got the handbrake set up right (modified the cable) and bled it through and drove it back to my house. It was shocking. First pump no confidence, 2nd a little better. It had been sitting in the barn for about 6 months so I guessed it could just need running for a bit. Fitted a…

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camper mail

Camper mail is sponsored by JustKampers, and each “Letter of the month” will receive a complimentary £25 JustKampers gift voucher! Email editor@volkswagencamper.co.uk Address Camper Mail, VW Camper & Commercial, The Old School Higher Kinnerton Chester CH4 9AJ A Bay Called Brian! Hi David and Dave Our Brian, a ‘72 crossover camper was on the ‘All Things Timber’ stall at Stanford Hall and appeared in the show report in the August issue. We’ve planned a 1641cc engine conversion in September which will give him a bit more grunt for the long journeys that we’ve been doing. Last year we all went down to Devon and up to Dunfirmline. He has an All Things Timber oak interior with Bromsgrove Auto Trimmers upholstery. Prior to this we spent a lot of evenings cutting and sticking to make the…