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    I dream of owning such a thing!

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    Some rides from Chicago on the lot Dead50

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    Quote Originally Posted by Labcabin View Post
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    I had a '65 Deluxe exactly like that blue one, but in better shape. I put a 1776 cc in it and had an external cooler as well as an updated doghouse. Would cruise at 60 down the highway and never let me down. I left the low gears on it and it would crawl up FS roads to many places that would usually only see 4x4s. Many road trips camping in that thing.

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    Rad!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Labcabin View Post
    Some rides from Chicago on the lot Dead50

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    Awesome!

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    Westfalia, Type II, Bus, Vanagon, and all air cools!

    Bus in Duck, N.C.

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    Westfalia, Type II, Bus, Vanagon, and all air cools!

    I've got a friend selling this; pm me if interested.

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    "bad pics sorry...81 vanagon adventurewagon, manual trans, runs (not great) with spare good running subaru motor/wiring harness etc. with "kennedy" adaptor plate installed,(basically everything for conversion)...all interior pulled but included (sink, tank, fridge, propane heater etc) van needs work but no major dents or rust....basically a killer start on a 15-25k subaru powered vanagon
    clean title, no wrecks"
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    Finally cut my baby out of the berries and gave her a bath for the first time this century. Next month I'll tow her to the vw dude for a general appraisal of the situation. Pretty much everything needs to be replaced and that's without knowing about the frame. Lots of rust in the usual places. We'll see.
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    So that's what you'll be driving to alpental?

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    Ihaha no. subaru forester. but i'd wouldn't mind getting this tricked out for snowbumming - bigger engine, 4wd or whatever is available. my 4 year old can have a lot of adventures and then he can drive it in high school. assuming it's doesn't break in half when i tow it. the subaru is infinitely superior for driving, but not so much for hanging out and sleeping in a snowy environment with 3 people.


    I would like to find a way to hang a camping hammock from from to back in the forester. I don't know how one would mount it in the front. Could use the safety hooks for the back
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    it looks like you should have left Daisy sleeping in her garden in the sun

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    It's at my dad's place. I either have to start trying to fix it or it goes to the junk yard. I'm ok either way. My son will be super bummed because he's heard many stories of adventure.

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    where he laughs instead of singing the lyrics in the beginning, hes suppose to say Monkey. Grease Monkey. Theres that monkey again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by abraham View Post
    So that's what you'll be driving to alpental?
    I need to tag a bus with a 16BBI sticker.
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    Quote Originally Posted by wyeaster View Post
    Finally cut my baby out of the berries and gave her a bath for the first time this century. Next month I'll tow her to the vw dude for a general appraisal of the situation. Pretty much everything needs to be replaced and that's without knowing about the frame. Lots of rust in the usual places. We'll see.
    '71?

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    Quote Originally Posted by strawjack View Post
    '71?
    they sold it to me as a 74 but parts of it are 73 i think. i bought it for $2k from german auto works in eugene in 1990 and the fucker completely hosed my car-ignorant ass. i was stupid enough to think a mechanic would only sell a fully functional machine. but i got it running and got a good 9 years out of it before i got married and it was fading and i didn't have funds to address the problems.

    my hope is that it can be salvagable and it will be my 4 year old's extended experience with tools and mechanical things and doing things step by step with a big end goal in mind.

    on the other hand, if i could get a newer one for the same price that it will take to fix this one, or something that would serve the same function but do it better, i would probably do that. unfortunately, from what little looking i've done, there are no cheap 70s-ish like there were when when i bought mine in eugene. now the ones that were crappy rusted out are dead, the salvagable ones are restored to one degree or another and expensive, the decent condition ones are expensive, the newer (80s, 90s) are off the planet expensive (for me). that's just what it looks like from a cursory glance. i don't make it to eugene much anymore but buses are definitely rare compared to when i lived there.
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    Question for you guys. Maybe more a poll.

    I might have the scratch to pick up a new van in the next year. It will not be a primary driver, more of a project fun car/camper. I have owned 70's and 80's Bus and Vanagons.

    Im partial to a late 70's for the nostalgia of the 76 and 77 I had. But really enjoyed my 88 and think a newer Vanagon would be more practical. Which would you consider more pimp? Which would you get if you had the choice?

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    I have an 86 with a hard top that is going to be looking for a new home, full camper all working.
    I don't work and I don't save, desperate women pay my way.

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    i love my bus but i have a feeling it will cost more to fix it than it's worth and unfortunately i'm not in a position to do it out of love. plus, after seeing some of the rigs at alpental, i'm rethinking my plans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Labcabin View Post
    Question for you guys. Maybe more a poll.

    I might have the scratch to pick up a new van in the next year. It will not be a primary driver, more of a project fun car/camper. I have owned 70's and 80's Bus and Vanagons.

    Im partial to a late 70's for the nostalgia of the 76 and 77 I had. But really enjoyed my 88 and think a newer Vanagon would be more practical. Which would you consider more pimp? Which would you get if you had the choice?
    Personally, I don't think there is anything pimp about a Vanagon. So if cool factor is part of the appeal, I'd go older. I'm no VW expert, but I'd do my research before pulling the trigger on a mid/late 70's van. I remember my mechanic talking about a couple of bad years in the 70's. I think the older model's simplicity make them more fun as a project car too.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GiBo View Post
    Personally, I don't think there is anything pimp about a Vanagon. So if cool factor is part of the appeal, I'd go older. I'm no VW expert, but I'd do my research before pulling the trigger on a mid/late 70's van. I remember my mechanic talking about a couple of bad years in the 70's. I think the older model's simplicity make them more fun as a project car too.
    Late seventies for me. You would get away from Carbs and have a 2 liter engine.

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    Take a late 70's Westy with the better camping layout. Drop a 1.8t that is spinning backwards (look for it on the Samba in the Vanagon section) with the 5spd mt.

    Strip the interior and insulate it good, also add in a propex heater. With the LSD available in the newer trans and a full set of studded tires it should actually be good in the winter and you'll shock people passing them uphill form the power of a tuned 1.8t.

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