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Old 10-03-2013, 02:34 PM   #1
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Super cool VW camper

Just thought I'd share this beauty!
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Old 10-03-2013, 02:43 PM   #2
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I think I like my old, unmolested Westie better. I wish I still had it.
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Old 10-03-2013, 02:44 PM   #3
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I hope there is more pushing that than the original flat-4. It probably barely put out enough to run the air pumps for the suspension.
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Old 10-03-2013, 05:04 PM   #4
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I bet it's got a big ole 2180cc engine in there!
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Old 10-03-2013, 05:45 PM   #5
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About the only good thing I see about it is you don't need stabilizers or steps when camping in it.
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About the only good thing I see about it is you don't need stabilizers or steps when camping in it.
I agree, what is there, a whole inch of clearance? It wouldn't even make it up my driveway. I do love old VW bus's though.

Did you all see the new version hitting the market?
2014 Volkswagen Microbus Illustrations: VW Microbus News – Car and Driver
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This guy here lives full time in a VW camper: To simplify...
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Old 10-03-2013, 06:54 PM   #8
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It probably has an airbag suspension that allows it to be dropped super low when it's parked. I bet it can be raised 6-8 inches to be driven. Not real practical but I think looks pretty cool for what it is.
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Old 10-03-2013, 07:15 PM   #9
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I do love old VW bus's though. Did you all see the new version hitting the market?

I'm really liking that 2014 VW Microbus rendition. Thanks for sharing. Mike
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