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Volkswagen Camper and Commercial 114

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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welcome

Email editor@volkswagencamper.co.ukAddress Editor, VW Camper & Commercial,Jazz Publishing The Old School Higher Kinnerton Chester CH4 9AJwww.volkswagencamper.co.uk50 Shades of BayWith 2017 being the 50th Anniversary of the Bay Window model, look out for some impressive displays planned at various shows this year! Whilst we will not be doing anything specific like a year on year line up at Camper Jam, we will be extending the Early Bay display invitation to include Late Bays – so hopefully we will have a great turn out to mark the anniversary year. Despite pestering VW, they don’t seem to be mounting anything special (yet), so it’s down to us Brits to fly the Bay flag! And just to get you in the mood, check out this month’s Brochure Line, which showcases the new 1969 Eurovette,…

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classic 21st century camper

Classic Westfalia wardrobe, bench seat with storage underneath and the makings of a comfy ¾ bedAlthough Maurice did most of the work on the van, he didn’t paint it, claiming that he hadn’t the patienceThe classic Camper colour of Pearl White (L87) has been with the van from the start, although hasn’t always necessarily looked like thisMaurice Coull has been into VW’s since 1988, when he swapped a Mini for a Golf GTI and almost immediately became a tuning addict, crow-barring 16 valves into Mk1’s and the mighty VR6 into Mk2’s. Numerous engine conversions followed, while regular visits to GTI International were high on his agenda. Then the air-cooled bug bit in the mid 1990s, thanks to his then girlfriend Morag, now his wife. Houses and children might have pulled…

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news and products

Got any goodies you want to show us? All submissions are gratefully received. Be it news, an event, new products… we’ll do our very best to let everybody else know about it too.Email editor@volkswagencamper.co.uk, or if you want to be traditional about the whole affair:Address Editor, VW Camper & Commercial, Jazz Publishing The Old School Higher Kinnerton Chester CH4 9AJCalibre WheelsLeading wheel wholesaler Wheelwright Ltd have truly excelled themselves with their new 2017 designs, and with the new season fast approaching, they’re excited to unveil their latest load rated, commercial van wheels from the Calibre brand.Already boasting a collection of over 25 commercial van wheels, these two new additions make the range even more exciting. The new Calibre Turbine is a 20” black/polished wheel aimed squarely at VW T5/T6, with…

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show diary

MAY - 201728th April/1st MayVW TOMIE (THE ONLY MEET IS ESSEX)Orsett Showground, Essex, RM16 3JUwww.vw-tomie.co.uk1st MayHAYLING TO WEST WITTERING SCT VW CRUISE & PICNICPound Rd, West Wittering, Chichester PO20 8AJfacebook.com/southcoasttransporters5th/7th MayDERBYSHIRE DUBS VW FESTIVALBuxton-Wardlow, Sk17 8rwwww.derbyshiredubs.co.uk6th/7th MayVW BUDBURGOulton Parkwww.vwbudburg.co.uk5th/7th MayVANWEST - VOLKSWAGEN HOLIDAYBrean - TA8 2RPwww.vanwest.net7th May1967 ONLY - 50TH ANNIVERSARY MEETINGBelgiumfacebook.com/1967-50thanniversary- meet14th MayEDITION38 EARLY EDITIONUnited Kingdom Sywell Aerodrome, NN6 0BNwww.edition38.com14th MayDUBS AT THE PARKEasthampstead Park, Wokingham, RG40 3DBwww.dubsatthepark.co.uk19th/21st MayVAN JAMBOREEKelham Hall, Newark, Notts, NG23 5QXwww.vanjamboree.co.uk20th/21st MayALL TYPES VW SHOWBodelwyddan Castle, North Waleswww.alltypesvwshow.co.uk20th/21st MayESSEX & SUFFOLK CLASSIC CAMPOUT WEEKENDfacebook.com/ groups/54752857206830821st MayAIRCOOLED MEETS WATERCOOLEDBurley, New Forest BH24 4ABfacebook.com/ aircooledmeetswatercooled26th/29th MayPOWERFESTYork Racewaywww.powerfest.co.uk26th/28th MayVOLKSFLINGBiggar, Scotlandwww.volksfling.co.uk26th/29th MayWURZLE DUBZFiddington, Bridgwater, Somerset, TA5 1JQwww.wurzledubz.co.uk26th/28th MayVANFESTMalvernwww.vanfest.org26th/29th MayDUBS IN THE MIDDLEEvesham, Worcestershirewww.dubsinthemiddle.co.uk26th/29th MayCARRY ON DUBBINMoat Lane, Rixton, Warrington, WA3 6EAwww.carryondubbin.com28th/29th MayPLUMJAMHorsham, West Sussexwww.plumjam.showCANCELLEDFor full listings visit www.vwshows.com. Please…

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upcoming shows

European Bug-InThe Original Bug-In started way back in 1968 on the American West Coast and it quickly grew into THE major VW event which lasted for just 15 years... Today the Bug-In name has a legendary status. And once again, this show concept lands on Belgian soil under the EUROPEAN BUG-IN flag! This event was conceived with the approval and support of Richard Kimball, one of the original Californian Bug-In Promotors.This year we will include a celebration of ten years of our European Bug-In event which is three full days of Swap Meets & traders together with almost non stop drag racing action and some off road fun thrown in.The Seventh European BUG-IN will be held at CHIMAY in Belgium, just a few kilometers from the French border. Chimay is…

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lowdown in looe

Custom bike racks built in behind the cab.Notched, tubbed and stanced - just right.This picture reveals the very slightly nose down attitude.Air bags raise it just a tad for driving.I only really got into the air-cooled stuff a couple of years ago. I had just sold my Mk1 Golf GTi, when I stumbled across a single cab bay, which struck me as something I could use for surfing, kayaking and biking. A proper, usable second car, not just something to take out for a drive on a fine Sunday afternoon”.This early single cab was imported from Australia in mid 2007 when its first UK owner completed some restoration work and changed the colour from the original white to matt black with red bumpers and wheels.Almost exactly seven years later it…

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