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VW Bus T4&5+

VW Bus T4&5+ No. 88

This is the only magazine dedicated to the late model VW buses from the T4 and T5 on. The magazine acknowledges the evolution of the VW bus and spotlights where this symbol of freedom and adventure has now arrived: the T4 and T5 - taking their rightful place in the family of VW models and carrying on the tradition of quality and innovation that is the ever iconic VW Bus.

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2 min.

As this issue comes out in August there’s every chance you could be reading this whilst on holiday. If so, your holiday features comprise of Lee Wilson’s stunning grey T6, one of the coolest buses around at the moment and tailored precisely to his needs. Then there’s Owen Wilson’s White Caddy Swamper, the first we’ve seen, but probably not the last. Next is Jim Mularkly’s Chestnut brown T6, stuffed to the gunwales with all the good stuff. John Jeffriss T4 Doka follows this, now we’ve feature John’s creations before and this one is no different, in that it is entirely different, cool, stylish and just a little bit ‘out there’. Our next bus belongs to Russell McDonald, head honcho at Teahupo’o VW Campers, this white T6 showcases what his company…

4 min.

T6.1 California Coming soon Volkswagen recently released the first sketches of the new T6.1 California. The update for the flagship campervan apparently includes many aspects. We are told that: “The interior has been enhanced, the multifunction camper control unit in the roof console has been redesigned and digitalized, new assistance systems enhance safety and comfort, a new generation of infotainment with e-SIM opens up the world of mobile online services, and digital instruments are available for the first time in the Digital Cockpit.” Then there is of course the new redesigned T6.1 front end. Name Change Unwin No More In April last year Unwin, the manufacturers of those splendid adaptable floor rails, used in mobility vans and campervan conversions were taken over by Swedish company, BraunAbility. They have recently changed their name too, so if…

2 min.
show news

Camper Calling Have You Been Called? Now we could tell you about Ragley Hall, its beautiful park and gardens and lovely Warwickshire setting. We could tell you about all the activities available at the weekend like Uncle Tacko’s Imaginarium, the Tree Climbing and Zip Wire experiences or the multitude of Lake activities, to name just a fraction of what’s on offer. To be honest we haven’t got enough space to list the extensive range of activities available. Or we could just list part of the amazing line-up of bands on stage over the course of the weekend: Skunk Anansie, The Fratellis, Ash, The Feeling, Craig Charles, Artful Dodger, Sleeper, Tony Christie, Lucy Spraggan, The Christians, The Real Thing, The Stickmen, Beans On Toast, Thrill Collins, Eiza And The Bear, Oh My God…

1 min.
show guide

09 – 11 AUGUST Blackpool Breeze Blackpool, Lancashire www.blackpoolbreeze.co.uk 09 – 11 AUGUST VW Festival Harewood House, Leeds www.vwfestival.co.uk 10 AUGUST Dubs at DLWP De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill on Sea www.dlwp.com 11 AUGUST Endless Summer VW show Basingstoke, Hampshire Check Facebook for details 11 AUGUST The London Cartel International South Of England Show Ground, West Sussex www.londoncartel.org 16 – 18 AUGUST Viva Skeg Vegas Revesby, Lincolnshire www.vivaskegvegasvw.co.uk 16 – 18 AUGUST Volksfest Wales Brecon, Wales www.volksfest.wales 18 AUGUST Dubs by the Beach Littlehampton, West Sussex www.dubsbythebeach.com 23 – 25 AUGUST Camper Calling Ragley Hall, Warwickshire www.campercalling.com 23 – 25 AUGUST Cornwall VW Jamboree Stithians Showground, Cornwall www.cornwalljamboree.co.uk 23 – 26 AUGUST Gathering Off The Hill Chelford, Cheshire www.gothvw.co.uk 23 – 25 AUGUST VW FAB Festival Strumpshaw Steam Museum, Norfolk www.vwfabfestival.co.uk For full listings visit WWW.VWSHOWS.COM Please check details/dates with organisers before setting off! If you know of any amendments or of a show not listed please email: alan.hayward@vwbusmagazine.com so that updates can be made for the next issue.…

2 min.
bus kit

Easy Peasy New Bed On The Block Easy Beds, part of CJ Van Designs, have a new M1 tested, ¾ width (1850 cm × 1120 cm) rock and roll bed. It comes powder coated in black with push/pull retraction and you can specify, seatbelts, Isofix fittings and the upholstery fabrics. Cost: Bed frame starts at £845 EASY BEDS www.easy-beds.co.uk Sleek Fiamma Lower Wind Out Looking for a wind out awning that doesn’t have to be permanently mounted? The Fiamma F40 is roof mounted, designed for a T5 or T6 with a standard roof, it gives a sleeker appearance than its F45 counterpart and is easily removed. Cost: F40 Awning £479.00, Roof Brackets £74.95 FIAMMA www.justkampers.com Car Gods 54 Wheel Perfection According to the Car Gods, “Hermes is a divine and powerful pH neutral wheel cleaner designed to effectively remove baked on brake dust, road…

7 min.

His van, which doesn’t look out of place in any show and shine line up looks every inch an ‘enthusiasts’ van, which it is. It does however have some specialist elements inside and under that smart Iridium Grey skin. Waaaay back (OK, way back – Lee’s not that old) when he was in his twenties, he was into ‘souped up’ hot hatches. Unfortunately, one day in 2007 he had a serious crash, which broke his neck and left him tetraplegic. After a year in hospital, Lee was finally able to go home, eager to drive again. He looked into adapted cars, but soon found that driving was no longer the easy, fun thing it had been before. The biggest problem was getting in and out of the car. Transferring from his…