Westfalias - Projects & Restoration

Westfalias - Projects & Restoration



tryin to save one more tryin to save one more tryin to save one more tryin to save one more tryin to save one more
tryin to save one more
tryin to save one more tryin to save one more tryin to save one more
Matty B
65' westy gettin "saved"
 2010-08-04

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tryin to save one more tryin to save one more tryin to save one more tryin to save one more tryin to save one more
tryin to save one more
tryin to save one more tryin to save one more tryin to save one more
Matty B
65' westy gettin "saved"
 2010-08-04

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Chandelier Chandelier Chandelier
Mark Schiltz
Fixed broken switch. Plastic to plastic bond with cyanoacrylate, then used 2-part epoxy between threads to hold it permanently.
 2007-08-21

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My new 'baby' My new 'baby' My new 'baby' My new 'baby' My new 'baby' My new 'baby'
Flowman
This is my new baby,is a westfalia campingwagen of 1978.originally was from France,and come to Spain in 1991,it was the toy of an old mecanic,three years after,the mechanic dye and the furgo was bougth by a person and it had it for 12 years,and now is mine.Is a 2L engine with automatic transmision and is broken,in spain is strange this bus automatic and now i'm looking for a new automatic transmision... if someone can help me ... thanks so much and sorry about my english!!
 2006-11-29

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Sammlung 2006 Sammlung 2006
Sascha Alexander Mehn

 2006-03-07

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1969 Westfalia Trailer in need of TLC 1969 Westfalia Trailer in need of TLC 1969 Westfalia Trailer in need of TLC 1969 Westfalia Trailer in need of TLC 1969 Westfalia Trailer in need of TLC
1969 Westfalia Trailer in need of TLC
1969 Westfalia Trailer in need of TLC 1969 Westfalia Trailer in need of TLC 1969 Westfalia Trailer in need of TLC 1969 Westfalia Trailer in need of TLC 1969 Westfalia Trailer in need of TLC
graham collin
I bought this Westfalia Trailer from a neighbour because it seemed unique. He had used it during his career and towed it behind a sand coloured VOLVO. I think it was made in 1969. It has some vw splitty parts in it's DNA. I intend to restore it to pull behind a splitty firetruck... Has anyone seen anything like it anwhere else? Originaly it was bought to carry machine tools to exhibitions and has AC power connectors and fluoresent lights inside. If I can't get it restored I will sell it to a VW fan for ongoing use
 2006-02-12

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Just finished restoring the pop-top on my Westy and decided to take a few pics. Fresh gelcoat on the top, new tent, trim and seal.
 2005-11-20

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Tom Mink

My new '66 walkthru Westy. This one should be an easy project - it's very dry and complete.
 2005-08-12

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SO-44/36 SO-44/36 SO-44/36 SO-44/36 SO-44/36
SO-44/36
SO-44/36 SO-44/36 SO-44/36 SO-44/36 SO-44/36
Paul Klein
Here is a bus I just picked up from a friend. It has been sitting outside since 1980 unfortunately. I would like to get it back on the road and go camping.
 2005-08-11

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Working on a westy Working on a westy Working on a westy Working on a westy Working on a westy
Tom Mohr
Help us get this complete. We are in need of some of the interior cabinets. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks to Ronnie for the table we were missing.
 2004-06-20

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Joseph Liu
Hi this is one of my neighbor VW i wanted to know what model it is i think u guys should know!!! if ur the owner like impossible would u sell it come on....
 2004-06-17

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58 westy w/roof vent 58 westy w/roof vent 58 westy w/roof vent 58 westy w/roof vent 58 westy w/roof vent
J.J.Collector
I rolled it out for photos, restoration begins. *Note typical bus dash hackage.
 2004-05-21

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deluxe westy travel bus deluxe westy travel bus deluxe westy travel bus deluxe westy travel bus deluxe westy travel bus
deluxe westy travel bus
deluxe westy travel bus deluxe westy travel bus deluxe westy travel bus deluxe westy travel bus
Kevin McLeod
With lots of money, time, sweat, and cursing, I've turned this bus from salvage yard scrap to a traveling deluxe camper bus in just over a year! This is my first restoration of many to follow in the coming years...
 2004-04-25

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Down and Dirty Down and Dirty Down and Dirty Down and Dirty Down and Dirty
Down and Dirty
Down and Dirty Down and Dirty Down and Dirty Down and Dirty Down and Dirty
Gene Cornelius
The Refurb, before the accident
What's to say? I decided to take my broken bus camping this coming weekend, which starts on Thursday...and I did it...I fixed me bus!...not fancy or nice, but it's done!
 2004-03-31

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Leroy Leroy Leroy Leroy
John Fenton
got this off a guy who had it stored under a cedar tree for 3 years....another saved bus!
 2004-03-09

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Clara
9/03 Redid the main ceiling birch panelling for Shawn's 61 flipseat westy. Here's a comparison to a brochure picture.
 2003-09-29

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Clara
9/03 Redid the main ceiling birch panelling for Shawn's 61 flipseat westy. The replacement roof bracing was not made quite right, and trimming that white oak in situ was a real bear. It is supposed to be flush with the metal bracing on the roof, you can see how it sticks down farther, which woul make the ceiling panels lay funny, and meet the cab roof panels with a gap.
 2003-09-29

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Clara
Redid the main ceiling birch panelling for Shawn's 61 flipseat westy. The cab panels we made last summer. This bus now belong to Ann in N California.
 2003-09-29

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Clara
Redid the main ceiling birch panelling for Shawn's 61 flipseat westy. The cab panels we made last summer. This bus now belong to Ann in N California.
 2003-09-29

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Clara
Redid the main ceiling birch panelling for Shawn's 61 flipseat westy. The cab panels we made last summer. This bus now belong to Ann in N California.
 2003-09-29

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T1 and Typ1 being nothing than beautiful ;-) T1 and Typ1 being nothing than beautiful ;-) T1 and Typ1 being nothing than beautiful ;-) T1 and Typ1 being nothing than beautiful ;-) T1 and Typ1 being nothing than beautiful ;-) T1 and Typ1 being nothing than beautiful ;-) T1 and Typ1 being nothing than beautiful ;-)
SAM
T1 Westy Westfalia 67 Typ1 Beetle 58 (rect)
 2003-08-17

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T1 Bumper sandblasted and painted :-) T1 Bumper sandblasted and painted :-) T1 Bumper sandblasted and painted :-) T1 Bumper sandblasted and painted :-) T1 Bumper sandblasted and painted :-) T1 Bumper sandblasted and painted :-)
Sascha A. Mehn
Today i got my bumpers back from the paintshop... Got old silverwhite L82 is looking very VW ;-) so long SAM
 2003-08-15

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Custom restoration WESTY 1964 Custom restoration WESTY 1964 Custom restoration WESTY 1964 Custom restoration WESTY 1964 Custom restoration WESTY 1964 Custom restoration WESTY 1964 Custom restoration WESTY 1964 Custom restoration WESTY 1964 Custom restoration WESTY 1964 Custom restoration WESTY 1964 Custom restoration WESTY 1964
Jose Lopez
This is a full restoration of the power plant of my 1964 "SUB". Stock 1600cc but is look great! Thanks to my son Lot Angelo for help me... Saludos de PAPA
 2003-08-13

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Custom Project 1964 westy Custom Project 1964 westy Custom Project 1964 westy Custom Project 1964 westy Custom Project 1964 westy Custom Project 1964 westy Custom Project 1964 westy Custom Project 1964 westy
Jose Lopez
This is the IRS conversion kit that I put on my 1964 westy If somebody need help with this kind of kit just let me know."I can give you some tips" prvw64@hotmail.com
 2003-08-13

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The Rescue The Rescue The Rescue The Rescue The Rescue
Thom
1955 Westfalia
Found these old pictures tonight
 2003-05-14

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The Rescue The Rescue The Rescue The Rescue The Rescue
Thom
1955 Westfalia
Found these old pictures tonight
 2003-05-14

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Blubonnets and Buses...Could this Texan be any more proud? Blubonnets and Buses...Could this Texan be any more proud?
Kristin Saunders
This is my first bus, a 1964 westy. I love this bus!
 2003-01-27 (179.01k)

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Blubonnets and Buses...Could this Texan be any more proud? Blubonnets and Buses...Could this Texan be any more proud?
Kristin Saunders
My first bus, a 1964 Westy. I love it!
 2003-01-27 (175.97k)

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Ronnie Pugh
Finally painted. Have the other picture in here from when it was purple and white with a primer front end.
 2003-01-26 (40.2k)

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Ronnie Pugh
Finally got it painted. There's another picture when it was purple and white.
 2003-01-26 (40.2k)

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BBBVII, Susan Dolvin and Jim Ellis BBBVII, Susan Dolvin and Jim Ellis
Jim Ellis
Friends and funtimes at Lake Havasu. Can you hear Willie Nelson singing, "Nothin but blue skys from now on..." Susan in good spirits and great health. T-shirt weather in January indicates the potential for the summer heat. Yikes! In the meantime, WetWesties eat your hearts out.
 2003-01-21 (30.82k)

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westfalia registry westfalia registry
lind bjornsen
westfalia registry
hey hey boys and girls, check out this new website for early westfalias.
 2002-11-05 (19.57k)

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NOS brakes NOS brakes
lind bjornsen
my westy was squealing, pulling and grabbing for some new brakes up front. NOS riveted brake linings and NOS wheel cylinders did the trick just fine.
 2002-10-16 (44.41k)

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theunit

 2002-10-14 (66.95k)

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theunit

 2002-10-14 (56.39k)

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theunit

 2002-10-14 (58.9k)

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theunit
help
 2002-10-13 (60.74k)

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Some other VW's around Phoenix, Arizona Some other VW's around Phoenix, Arizona
scott willman
I have begone to carry my digicam with me everywhere so I can take pictures of all the VW's I see driving or laying around. I hope to eventually have a great resource and also a chronicle of all the older VW's in my area and help people remmeber what they looked like before something happens to them and they are lost forever.
 2002-10-08 (47.56k)

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my new old bus my new old bus
lind bjornsen
since the untimely demise of my 63 deluxe bus, I have been looking for a new special model bus for my collection. this 58 westfalia fits the bill just fine.
 2002-07-04 (69.22k)

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1948 westy trailer 1948 westy trailer
Sbastien
http://community.webshots.com/scripts/editPhotos.fcgi?action=viewall&albumID=41157781
Hi, I send a pictures of my 1948 westy trailer restauration, the box is in wood and this is Stphane, a wood-lover friend who rebuilt it. Some pictures of the chassis soon. See you Sbastien
 2002-06-19 (69.1k)

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1948 westy trailer 1948 westy trailer
Sbastien
http://community.webshots.com/scripts/editPhotos.fcgi?action=viewall&albumID=41157781
Hi, I send a pictures of my 1948 westy trailer restauration, the box is in wood and this is Stphane, a wood lover frien whi rebuilt it. Some pictures of the chassis soon. See you Sbastien
 2002-06-19 (69.1k)

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bigbulli
http://www.bigbulli.com
COME ON ENGLAND!!!
 2002-06-01 (46.14k)

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bus bus
liber vaargas
67 camper owned by karel munooz,bought with blown up engine some cash was needed ,it came aqua and white combination, he put a 71 camper interior in it
 2002-05-25 (84.78k)

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On the road again On the road again
Dennis C. Hurst
Here is My daughter and I taking it for a test drive.My wife is operating the camera.It needs alot of work.The steering has so much play and I think only the right front brake is working,but it has all 4 gears and rev and the reduction gear boxes are good so life is good. Peace-Love-and-VW's.
 2002-05-19 (54.47k)

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My 67 Westy My 67 Westy
Dennis C. Hurst
Here is my 67 westy with the moter I rebuilt in it now.
 2002-05-19 (76.65k)

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60 Westy 60 Westy
The Gnome
1960 sub hatch Westy. Interior paint all original. 85% original interior. Originally Grey Beige/Ceiling Wax Red. Has ambulance fans, uncut dash, and poles for the side tent(no tent yet!). Still looking for the rest of the things I need to restore it right someday. Nice condition for its age considering it has been in the crappy weather in South Florida for the past few years!
 2002-04-29 (23.23k)

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1964 Westfalia 1964 Westfalia
Dave Cassel
I've posted several pictures to accompany this Vw that is currently offered for sale - see the auction section of this website for details.
 2002-04-05 (58.45k)

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1964 Westfalia 1964 Westfalia
Dave Cassel
I've posted several pictures to accompany this Vw that is currently offered for sale - see the auction section of this website for details.
 2002-04-05 (59.61k)

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1964 Westfalia 1964 Westfalia
Dave Cassel
I've posted several pictures to accompany this Vw that is currently offered for sale - see the auction section of this website for details.
 2002-04-05 (37.72k)

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new/old find new/old find
lind bjornsen
just got this one, known about it for a few years, and I finally decided to fork over the cash. is it worth anything? anyone interested? incorret front bumper, no rear bumper, no tent, no rack.
 2002-03-22 (75.44k)

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new/old find new/old find
lind bjornsen
inside
 2002-03-22 (95.48k)

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iMad
Pending restoration. Belgium
 2002-03-03 (69.79k)

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'59 Westfalia - Shower Spigot '59 Westfalia - Shower Spigot
Robert Davis
Original shower spigot/head finally installed. I also got the electric water tank pump installed, located within the seat base.
 2002-03-03 (35.21k)

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Robert Davis
Another piece of the puzzle in place.
 2002-03-02 (52.37k)

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Robert Davis
I decided to not try and match the floor to the seats and cabinets like I did with the door, wall and headliner panels. Normally original floors are *lighter* than original panels due to the elements over the last 40 years.
 2002-03-02 (50.93k)

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Robert Davis
All of the essentials.
 2002-03-02 (51.83k)

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Not as old but still lots of fun Not as old but still lots of fun
Bruce Ketchum
78 redo from top to bottom. Found sitting in a tard for three years alone.
 2002-02-10 (66.8k)

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65 Westfalia engine, belonging to Rick Clark 65 Westfalia engine, belonging to Rick Clark
Jon
Recnetly refurbished engine compartment.
 2001-12-12 (49.34k)

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Latest Westy Resto Update Latest Westy Resto Update
bigbulli
http://www.bigbulli.com

 2001-11-20 (54.5k)

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Westy trailer progress Westy trailer progress
Thom
Not much visible progress on the home made westy trailer today, so I put a fender and hubcap for fun
 2001-11-17 (50.41k)

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Westy trailer Westy trailer
Thom
More progress on my homemade westy trailer. Now I need a set of 58-61 taillights!
 2001-11-15 (51.83k)

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Westy trailer Westy trailer
Thom
More progress on my homemade westy trailer. Now I need a set of 58-61 taillights!
 2001-11-15 (51.66k)

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'59 Westfalia - OCTO Fall 2001 '59 Westfalia - OCTO Fall 2001
Robert Davis
The first of many VW gatherings.
 2001-10-26 (55.27k)

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'59 Westfalia - OCTO Fall 2001 '59 Westfalia - OCTO Fall 2001
Robert Davis
The first of many VW gatherings.
 2001-10-26 (61.21k)

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thanks for looking! thanks for looking!
jimbo and trenna!
...some work still to be done, but we a very ptoud owners!
 2001-10-10 (22.66k)

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...zo0m, zo0m, zo0m.... ...zo0m, zo0m, zo0m....
jimmy james (zo0m)
"BIG TOP" TENT! any ideas where to look? Let us know! jim@vwbus.com
 2001-10-10 (24.46k)

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...more of our bus. ...more of our bus.
jimmy james (zo0m)
PLEASE, I NEED HELP, I CAN'T FIND OUR TENT!!!
 2001-10-10 (22.19k)

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more of our Westfalia... more of our Westfalia...
jimmy james (zo0m)
http://jim@vwbus.com
Everything but the TENT!!!
 2001-10-10 (36.57k)

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Our 1966 Westfalia PopTop!!! Our 1966 Westfalia PopTop!!!
jimmy james (zo0m)

We need a "BigTop" Westy Tent, PLEASE HELP! jim@vwbus.com
 2001-10-10 (36.35k)

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'59 Westfalia - Butt Shot '59 Westfalia - Butt Shot
Robert Davis
A few rear end details.
 2001-10-06 (32.3k)

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'59 Westfalia Motor '59 Westfalia Motor
Robert Davis
NOS 36hp motor.
 2001-10-06 (40.18k)

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'59 Westfalia - More Pix '59 Westfalia - More Pix
Robert Davis
A few more not-so-hot photos.
 2001-10-06 (33.49k)

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'59 Westfalia - More Pix '59 Westfalia - More Pix
Robert Davis
A few more not-so-hot photos.
 2001-10-06 (36.11k)

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'59 Westfalia - Interior '59 Westfalia - Interior
Robert Davis
A few more not-so-hot photos.
 2001-10-06 (33.56k)

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'59 Westfalia - More Pix '59 Westfalia - More Pix
Robert Davis
I think it's finished, or are they ever finished?
 2001-10-01 (45.6k)

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'59 Westfalia - More Pix '59 Westfalia - More Pix
Robert Davis
I think it's finished, or are they ever finished?
 2001-10-01 (48.93k)

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'59 Westfalia - More Pix '59 Westfalia - More Pix
Robert Davis
I think it's finshed, or are they ever finished?
 2001-10-01 (39.04k)

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'59 Westfalia - More Pix '59 Westfalia - More Pix
Robert Davis
I think it's finshed, or are they ever finished?
 2001-10-01 (40.16k)

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'59 Westfalia - More Pix '59 Westfalia - More Pix
Robert Davis
I think it's finshed, or are they ever finished?
 2001-10-01 (57.62k)

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My new toy... My new toy...
www.bigbulli.com
http://www.bigbulli.com

 2001-09-03 (18.41k)

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'59 Westfalia Almost Finished '59 Westfalia Almost Finished
Robert Davis
It's getting there. The punchlist is definitely getting shorter.
 2001-07-29 (43.44k)

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'59 Westfalia Almost Finished '59 Westfalia Almost Finished
Robert Davis
It's getting there. The punchlist is definitely getting shorter.
 2001-07-29 (27.14k)

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'59 Westfalia Almost Finished '59 Westfalia Almost Finished
Robert Davis
It's getting there. The punchlist is definitely getting shorter.
 2001-07-29 (45.79k)

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'59 Westfalia Almost Finished '59 Westfalia Almost Finished
Robert Davis
It's getting there. The punchlist is definitely getting shorter.
 2001-07-29 (51.93k)

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'59 Westfalia Almost Finished '59 Westfalia Almost Finished
Robert Davis
It's getting there. The punchlist is definitely getting shorter.
 2001-07-29 (49.67k)

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'59 Westfalia Almost Finished '59 Westfalia Almost Finished
Robert Davis
It's getting there. The punchlist is definitely getting shorter.
 2001-07-29 (47.34k)

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'59 Westfalia Almost Finished '59 Westfalia Almost Finished
Robert Davis
It's getting there. The punchlist is definitely getting shorter.
 2001-07-29 (50.29k)

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'59 Westfalia Almost Finished '59 Westfalia Almost Finished
Robert Davis
It's getting there. The punchlist is definitely getting shorter.
 2001-07-29 (58.9k)

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Westy's primed front Westy's primed front
Gideon de Swardt
http://www.geocities.com/capetownvolksieclub
Slowly bud surely making good progress. Almost all the cutting and welding have been done. Just a matter of straightening some panels before the exterior can be finished.
 2001-07-12 (71.15k)

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My '59 Westfalia Interior My '59 Westfalia Interior
Gideon de Swardt
http://www.geocities.com/capetownvolksieclub
Interior still in very good condition. I do need some minor items like interior roof-light, side mount interior light, capboard door latch and some seals.
 2001-07-12 (79.23k)

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1959 Westfalia, LHD, Safari windows, etc. 1959 Westfalia, LHD, Safari windows, etc.
Gideon de Swardt
http://www.geocities.com/capetownvolksieclub
Rear view of my Westy before I started working on her.
 2001-07-12 (69.55k)

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1967 westfalia 1967 westfalia
Monk

 2001-05-08 (146k)

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Bay-Window Fuel Tank Install Complete! Bay-Window Fuel Tank Install Complete!
Gene Cornelius
http://www.sonic.net/~mizamook/Linkspage.htm
I've been wanting to take this photo ever since I read Thom's "How To" on this site....and now it's done! Next: Slap an engine in, paint bumpers and rims, stick some camper windows and front door windows in, and I'll see you all at BYOB and Kelly Park 2001!
 2001-04-02 (40.9k)

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'59 Westfalia Seat Backrests '59 Westfalia Seat Backrests
Robert Davis
Finished seat backrests installed.
 2001-03-25 (37.32k)

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'59 Westfalia Seat Backrests '59 Westfalia Seat Backrests
Robert Davis
I added a small amount of cotton fill to the horsehair pads to provide a bit more cushion and to make up for any thickness loss on the horsehair pads due to 42 years of the elements.
 2001-03-24 (38.22k)

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'59 Westfalia Seat Backrests '59 Westfalia Seat Backrests
Robert Davis
Spring assemblies have been stapled onto the backrest boards. Canvas has been sewn onto the spring asemblies to keep the springs from tearing up the original horsehair pads.
 2001-03-24 (26.36k)

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'59 Westfalia Seat Backrests '59 Westfalia Seat Backrests
Robert Davis
Seat backrests are polyurethaned and keyhole backing plates are rivited in.
 2001-03-24 (37.87k)

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'59 Westfalia Seat Backrests '59 Westfalia Seat Backrests
Robert Davis
Seat backrests are polyurethaned and keyhole backing plates are rivited in.
 2001-03-24 (33k)

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'59 Westfalia Seat Backrests '59 Westfalia Seat Backrests
Robert Davis
Here are the new seat backrests I made drying after the first coat of Varathane. Getting the proper thickness of the wood required laminating two pieces together, as the originals are 5/16" thick, or the metric equivilent of that. Modern day 1/4" is less than 1/4", so I laminated 1/4" (really 3/16") with 1/8". Then cut to size, corners rounded and edges slightly routered so as to not wear down the wool over time due to it being stretched over a sharp edge.
 2001-03-16 (43.68k)

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'59 Westfalia Seat Backrests '59 Westfalia Seat Backrests
Robert Davis
This is an upclose shot of the "keyhole" opening that I had to cut to match the original seat backrests. Each backrest has two of these keyholes, along with two rivit holes, as a backing plate with the same opening is rivited to the backside of the backrests. The backrest is then hung on a frame with two carriage bolts that slip into these keyhole openings, allowing for the backrests to be removed as they become the center section of the bed.
 2001-03-16 (48.97k)

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rare '61 flip seat Westy for sale rare '61 flip seat Westy for sale
dave kroesen
http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/aw-cgi/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=567565160
i currently have an ebay auction for my complete *project* SO-34 sub-hatch, flip-seat Westfalia, just follow the link to the auction and to the 30 pictures and email me with questions.
 2001-03-13 (161.88k)

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The Day I Brought It Home The Day I Brought It Home
Ron
Barely made it home with the bus in tow. The old Westy popped it's front wheel off the tow dolly and nearly took an unmaned down hill trip 'backwards' into amish country.
 2001-03-03 (58.89k)

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Subhatch Trim Installed Subhatch Trim Installed
Robert Davis
The snails pace progress continues. Aluminum subhatch trim is now in. Once I figure out what the correct seal is for the subhatch, and if I can find it or duplicate it, I can install the hatch.
 2001-01-13 (27.13k)

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'59 Westfalia - Both Seat Bases Finished '59 Westfalia - Both Seat Bases Finished
Robert Davis
Now on to the backrests.
 2000-12-31 (41.1k)

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'59 Westfalia - First Seat Base Finished '59 Westfalia - First Seat Base Finished
Robert Davis
This picture could speak 1000 words if it could talk. First the search for *correct* fabric. All we could come up with was white and black plaid wool. The squares were only slightly smaller, but I needed yellow. A several step self taught dying process and much trial-and-error finally resulted in a close enough color match to suit me.
 2000-12-29 (39.7k)

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'59 Westfalia - Rear Hatch '59 Westfalia - Rear Hatch
Robert Davis
Not too exciting of a photo. But hey, I'm planning to cover the seatbases tomorrow night so cool photos to follow.
 2000-12-27 (29.41k)

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NOS Ambulance Fan - Installed NOS Ambulance Fan - Installed
Robert Davis
I suppose technically it's no longer NOS, but who's being technical.
 2000-12-23 (21.12k)

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'59 Westfalia Interior Cabinetry '59 Westfalia Interior Cabinetry
Robert Davis
Here's the optional ice box/cupboard rear cabinet (sploches are spots of sunlight). On to recovering the seat bases and backrests. Fortunately the fabric is finished, just need to figure out how to best stuff them.
 2000-12-19 (36.75k)

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Headliner is In!!!!!! Headliner is In!!!!!!
Robert Davis
Fabricating and installing these two pieces has probably been the single most difficult task of this restoration. Glad to get this one behind me.
 2000-12-16 (33.4k)

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More Interior Progress More Interior Progress
Robert Davis
Notice the small forward cabinet that the tumbler set rests on. I need to reformica this piece as the P.O. cut a hole in it for a period water spicket. I also need to re-wrap the edge as the plastic banding is wasted.
 2000-12-16 (38.99k)

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Interior Progress Interior Progress
Robert Davis
Progress on the camper interior slowly continues. Actually, it feels like it's going to be a camper sometime soon. Still need to recover the seat bases and backrests, and install the main table.
 2000-12-16 (38.56k)

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1961 Westfalia 1961 Westfalia
fig
http://www.mg.co.za/mg/oldvolks/z4contents.html
This is my recently acquired 1961 RHD Westy. It's mostly complete, and the only rust is in the rocker below the cargo doors. It's the oldest westy I've seen in South Africa.
 2000-11-30 (90k)

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1961 Westfalia 1961 Westfalia
fig
http://www.mg.co.za/mg/oldvolks/z4contents.html
This is my recently acquired 1961 RHD Westy. It's mostly complete, and the only rust is in the rocker below the cargo doors. It's the oldest westy I've seen in South Africa.
 2000-11-30 (86k)

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1961 Westfalia 1961 Westfalia
fig
http://www.mg.co.za/mg/oldvolks/z4contents.html
This is my recently acquired 1961 RHD Westy. It's mostly complete, and the only rust is in the rocker below the cargo doors. It's the oldest westy I've seen in South Africa.
 2000-11-30 (88k)

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Dads bus Dads bus
Shawn Rawlings
This bus was found in a garage.. cheap. we never should have sold it.
 2000-11-27 (49.46k)

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Paint Booth (Bug Repellant) Paint Booth (Bug Repellant)
Gene Cornelius
http://www.sonic.net/~mizamook/Booth1.htm
Here's what I did to keep those bugs and bits of dust out of my fresh paint: $150 Home Base carport, plastic, a tarp, 3 fans, and lotso ducttape...There's pluses and minuses to this design...check out my site or email me for info..
 2000-11-18 (11.4k)

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'59 Westfalia Flip Hatch '59 Westfalia Flip Hatch
Robert Davis
Prepped and painted.
 2000-11-15 (33.4k)

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'59 Westfalia Flip Hatch '59 Westfalia Flip Hatch
Robert Davis
Insulation.
 2000-11-15 (52.93k)

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'59 Westfalia Flip Hatch '59 Westfalia Flip Hatch
Robert Davis
Final assembly.
 2000-11-15 (47.1k)

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Insulation Before Panel Installation Insulation Before Panel Installation
Robert Davis
I decided to install insulation for all of the obvious reasons.
 2000-11-10 (41.5k)

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Driver's Side Long Panel Is In! Driver's Side Long Panel Is In!
Robert Davis
The infamous driver's side long panel. All original/existing holes in the bus were used, no new hoels were drilled. Single panel, grain running vertically, no seam. Gald to finally have this one in.
 2000-11-10 (37.32k)

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NOS Ambulance Fan for the '59 Westfalia NOS Ambulance Fan for the '59 Westfalia
Robert Davis
And it operates the way an NOS fan should.
 2000-11-02 (41.63k)

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NOS Ambulance Fan for the '59 Westfalia NOS Ambulance Fan for the '59 Westfalia
Robert Davis
And it operates the way an NOS fan should.
 2000-11-02 (39.1k)

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1955 Westfalia 1955 Westfalia
Greg Noble
1955 westfalia, pending restoration
 2000-11-01 (99.04k)

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1955 Wesftalia 1955 Wesftalia
Greg Noble
1955 westfalia, pending restoration
 2000-11-01 (115.07k)

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1955 Wesftalia 1955 Wesftalia
Greg Noble
1955 westfalia, pending restoration
 2000-11-01 (102.63k)

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1955 Wesftalia 1955 Wesftalia
Greg Noble
1955 westfalia, pending restoration
 2000-11-01 (96.87k)

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1955 Wesftalia 1955 Wesftalia
Greg Noble
1955 westfalia, pending restoration
 2000-11-01 (95.01k)

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67 Westy in progress!!!
Walt
Shoudl be driveable in a few short weeks!!! Very solid bus. Still need all camper interior though...Thanks for looking!!
 2000-10-22 (69.14k)

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'59 Westfalia Restoration
Robert Davis

New panels drying after the final coat of polyurethane.
 2000-10-16 (79.44k)

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sneak preview of robert davis' '59 westy!
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sneak preview of robert davis' '59 westy!
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