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South Hants (SHPVS) Car Show and Autojumble.

Mon Apr 07 2014, 15:26 by Grizzly

SHVPS Annual Classic Vehicle Show and Autojumble

Date: Sunday 1st June 2014 10.00am – 4.00pm

Queen Elizabeth Country Park,

Gravel Hill, Horndean, Waterlooville. PO8 0QE

3 miles South Of Petersfield on the A3

South Hants Vehicle Preservation Society’s Annual Classic Vehicle Show and popular Autojumble.

Easy access and free public car parking on site.

This is a family day out with …

Beachbuggin 6th August let me know if your planning on going.

Sat Jul 22 2017, 21:29 by Grizzly

Who's up for beachbuggin they have booked out club pitch just need to know numbers please . . . it is a great one day show on southsea common next to the beach . . . lots to see and do let me know if your going as I have to book you in and you have access at reduced rate £5 I believe it is

Camper and Bus show and August events - what are you hoping to do?

Sun Jul 16 2017, 13:06 by carl & helen

Club days out August
 
Are any of these of any interest? Or are you planning something different that we can group together on?
 
Don’t think any of us are doing BugJam so our first possible weekend is

Camper & Bus, Camping at the Castle – 28th, 29th 30th July. We love this in the Malvern’s  so we are going back. Any takers?
http://www.volksworldshows.com/camper-and-bus-weekend-home
We …

Hessich Oldendorf and Euro Bug In 2017 - European trip details

Sun Oct 09 2016, 12:34 by carl & helen

HO17, Germany - http://www.uraltkaefer.de
Quite a few of you have already talked about coming to Germany for Hessich Oldendorf or for Belgium Euro Bug In next year in late June and early July.
 
Together these give us an incredible, every four year European trip to Hessich, Germany, on to the factories in Wolfsberg and Hannover and the back via EBI - Euro Bug In the following weekend for those …

Stonor Park 2017

Tue Mar 28 2017, 15:04 by Grizzly

Hi Folks I will be needing some assistance at Stonor Park on the 4th June. As well as the camping I am also organising club displays in return you will have free entry & camping.
I will need assistance on white pond gate for club display pass hand outs and lining up aircooled avenue & watercooled way.

And anyone that wants to help me out with camping.

Lastly as Aircooled Konnection are running …

Next club meet 26th May @ Chalkhill Blue from 19:00 hrs

Mon May 22 2017, 21:43 by Grizzly

Next club meet 26th May @ Chalkhill Blue from 19:00 hrs


Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

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Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Steven on Tue Jun 05 2012, 13:59

As you may all know the bug is sold awaiting collection!
Me and Jem have been and put deposit down on a 1969 deluxe microbus, shipped in from california 2 years ago!
It's gonna have 12 months MOT and obviously tax. The underside is still in OG paint and is absolutely rock solid!

Engine is brand new 50 miles ago and drives really nice!

It's lowered slightly and that's the way it'll probably stay

Gonna need a bit of work to the interior but it's all doable over time, so jems getting the sewing kit out and me and the old man are breaking out the saws and screws to put a bed together





























Hope you all like and we can't wait to get out motoring in it! Hopefully have it for club meet on the 17th!

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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by owen on Tue Jun 05 2012, 18:37

Well done looks like you have got a good one there. looks quite cool with its present stance. Personally I think that you can do alot more with early bays than splits look forward to seeing it.

cheers Owen
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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Grizzly on Tue Jun 05 2012, 19:46

Love it great lookin van . . . . congrats and welcome to van ownership.


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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Ronnieboy59 on Tue Jun 05 2012, 20:12

Nice van Steve, great Patina, i do like the early bays, sits nice and hope the weather is good for you to bring to club meet, Welcome to the van side,



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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Liam on Tue Jun 05 2012, 22:22

What happend to just turning up at club meet in it haha!


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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Steven on Tue Jun 05 2012, 23:16

Liam wrote:What happend to just turning up at club meet in it haha!

Well Jem posted on Facebook about it Di thought I may as well share!! Haha also couldn't wait much longer haha
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Roof racks

Post by Ronnieboy59 on Wed Jun 06 2012, 09:19

Steve your bus would look great with a 3 bow and a 2 bow on the top, Think Keith is selling his shortly as he is making his own, you could get them at a very reasonable price, just an idea for you but would look so cool mate.



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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Liam on Wed Jun 06 2012, 13:08

Ronnieboy59 wrote:Steve your bus would look great with a 3 bow and a 2 bow on the top, Think Keith is selling his shortly as he is making his own, you could get them at a very reasonable price, just an idea for you but would look so cool mate.



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No it wouldnt!


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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Ronnieboy59 on Wed Jun 06 2012, 13:30

Oh yes it would ?



Liam



Now your working in the HOTRODS i have an 5" PRO-COMP PRO-STOCK TACH on my bus but would like to sell it on as its for big engine hotrods, its model number is 6832 and is like new, cost £474, if you know anyone at your new workplace who would like to buy this then bargain price £200, also there is a pair of smaller matching guages with oil temp and Turbo boost, i would like to sell them as they clutter up the dash on my bus.

Thanks mate



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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Big Red on Wed Jun 06 2012, 15:46

Looks really nice, good stuff.



Bring on the summer!
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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Liam on Wed Jun 06 2012, 18:57

Ronnieboy59 wrote:Oh yes it would ?



Liam



Now your working in the HOTRODS i have an 5" PRO-COMP PRO-STOCK TACH on my bus but would like to sell it on as its for big engine hotrods, its model number is 6832 and is like new, cost £474, if you know anyone at your new workplace who would like to buy this then bargain price £200, also there is a pair of smaller matching guages with oil temp and Turbo boost, i would like to sell them as they clutter up the dash on my bus.

Thanks mate



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Ill ask about buddy


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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Tone & Linz on Thu Jun 07 2012, 23:21

Well done Steve & Jem! Looks a cracker that one. At last you'll be sleeping in a tin tent!
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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Erna & David on Sat Jun 09 2012, 13:37

Ronnieboy59 wrote:Steve your bus would look great with a 3 bow and a 2 bow on the top, Think Keith is selling his shortly as he is making his own, you could get them at a very reasonable price, just an idea for you but would look so cool mate.



Ron
I know its only the two of you but since we have had our rack its been great having more room inside instead of being cluttered up with kit,
I popped round today for a sneaky look in the bus but saw no evidence, so dont know if you are in possesion of it yet, looks a tidy bay and in no doubt it will look even better after you have had it a while. David
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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by tint1n on Sun Jun 10 2012, 10:01

looking good mate Very Happy
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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Aussiboris on Wed Jun 13 2012, 13:24

Nice wagen Steevo. Really look forward to seeing it in the Flesh Fe.
You and me are gonna have white roofs, swage line rebel society!
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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Steven on Tue Jun 19 2012, 22:35

Just decoded the M plate on the van! Some interesting things turned up!


Model Type 2 (T2) mod. 221(1) :
- Microbus
- 7 seater (arrangement 2-2-3)
- Sliding door right
- LHD
Modelyear 1969
Planned production date October 05 ,1968
Type of engine Type 1 (B5) - 1584cc, 35 kW (47 bhp DIN)
Type of transmission Manual 4-speed gearbox
Paint color
Color upper part : L581 -   Cloud White
Color lower part : L50H -   Brillant Blue
Interior color (doorpanels and seats) 40 - *** Unknown ***
Destination USA, San Francisco

M codes
128- whitewall tyres (1968-1971)
425- collection of m codes 020/089/507/511/524 (1968-1969)
020- speedometer and odometer in miles
089- laminated front screen
507- Vent wings in cab doors
511- padded instrument panel (LHD only)
524
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Been busy over the weekend

Post by Steven on Mon Jun 25 2012, 21:29

Evening all,
Been really busy on the bus over the weekend and the past few evenings!

Got the bed made and all sorted, sorted The matress an also got the front and back deals fitted to stop it leaking water!!

Here's some photos

Bed making




The old man hard at work!


As a bed






As a seat


Has storage under the seat like a R&R bed

Seat back/ bed bottom


New seals. Payed someone who woks for national windscreens to come and fit the front and rear ones so I can see how it's done ten I'll give the rest a go myself! Nothing too scary under the front screen just a bit of surface rust! No holes! He put some anti corrosive paint on their before fittin the new seal as well







Things to do next!
Fit new door seals
Fix new quarter light catches so they actually shut!

That's all for now
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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Grizzly on Mon Jun 25 2012, 22:14

Chicken I replaced my own and there are two screens Laughing well done . . . coming along.


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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Aussiboris on Thu Jun 28 2012, 13:29

Can you show me how to do my windows?
I'll lay on some microwave hotdogs Very Happy
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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Steven on Tue Jul 10 2012, 20:33

Yeah can do rob!

Went out in the bus with kev and Liam Sunday for a drive to get some rolling shots and got some cool static shots too!

Here's a few








THE VANS NOW BEING KNOWN AS THE GOOFY BUS!









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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Liam on Tue Jul 10 2012, 20:51

What steevo means is we went out for a TEST DRIVE after working all day on it haha!


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Re: Steven and jems 69 deluxe microbus

Post by Steven on Tue Jul 10 2012, 21:25

Liam wrote:What steevo means is we went out for a TEST DRIVE after working all day on it haha!

No test drive was needed! The testing was when it started! Ha

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