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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?
We …

Hessich Oldendorf and Euro Bug In 2017 - European trip details

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

HO17, Germany -
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

Gladys 1971 Custom Resto Camper


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Gladys 1971 Custom Resto Camper

Post by Bitchinbus on Sat Oct 13 2012, 22:36

I paid £675.00 for this mess and boy it was a mess she was very rotten and some of the repairs had been started but not been done to my standard
My background is NOT from the world of Vw but Hot Rods and Drag Racing

No i had the van it was time to plan the project and have a target in mind in stepped Graham Durbridge who created an image of Gladys

Start at the bottom
The chassis was in a very poor state

I hand fabriicated New custom chassis sections and welded all in place these have been rolled and folded and hand swaged and not off the shelf anywhere

I then started on the inner wheel arches and removed all the rot and again all new panels where hand fabricated and welded

She was now solid enough to start some cutting about
1st was a hand fabricated sun visor - Made from 18swg steel beed edged swaged and blended to the body

I then moved to lowering the front a beam was supplied via dreamworks Southampton

The rear was then dropped two clicks

The ride heigh was not set and as you see later she does go lower !!!!!!!

Carrying on with trick work I set about the tailgate


Next was to be the rear lights - I just wanted a subtle change so I frenched them in by 1 inch


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