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T5 Buyers Guide

If you want a large, practical VW you can stamp your mark on and drive daily, perhaps it’s time you look at buying a T5? Here’s what you need to check

8 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
December 2019

Germany Calling

Cycling and sight-seeing whilst taking in plenty of history along the way.

9 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
December 2019

Village Bus

A RHD Barndoor Deluxe Bus is an incredibly rare and very desirable vehicle and Carl Elliott’s superb ’54 is perhaps the best example anywhere in the world!

5 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
December 2019

Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit

As the saying goes, it’s only original once. Fortunately, this retired fruit pickers Bus had been left to ripen in a farmer’s barn

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
December 2019

Family 'Wagen

What do you do when you have a kick-ass Ghia but a large family? Simple. You build a kick-ass Bay Window Microbus as well

5 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
December 2019

Q Is For Quantity

That air-cooled Volkswagens were a resounding international success from the 1950s to the 1970s is a matter of record. But for the real records, a proper look at the quite astonishing quantities is called for

7 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
January 2019

Wild Camping In Scotland

Proving you don’t need sun, sand or surf to get the most out of your Camper. Here’s a cool winters tale to inspire us all

4 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
January 2019

Double The Fun

It seems crazy to some, but perfectly acceptable to others, but the owner of this patina Panel sold a full on show Bus to buy it. We totally get it though

5 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
January 2019

Good To Go

What do you do when you can’t buy the crazy fast GTR you’ve set your heart on? Build a kick-ass Bus with a 2276cc EFI motor, that’s what

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
January 2019

Into The Blue

When his previous Bus turned out to be a bit of a pup, Kevin Porter decided to throw himself into the deep end and restore this Brilliant Blue Deluxe himself

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
February 2019

Trigger's Broom

It may not have received 17 heads and 14 handles, but this 13-window has been given the full Monty, and then some.

7 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
September 2018

Nein Nein Nein

When Pat Legg went looking for a really good, unmolested Bus, she immediately said yes, yes, yes to this ex-volunteer fire van.

5 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
September 2018

Colorado Part 2

Paddling in snow melt, skinny dipping in hot springs and climbing mountains in old Buses. What a trip…

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
September 2018

M Is For M-Code

…or for ‘Mehr- und minder-ausstattung’, if you want to be Teutonically accurate about it. This is a look at the mysteries of M-codes, the bewildering number of options that could be added to, or deleted from, Type 2s.

7 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
September 2018

Bay Sliding Door Repaır

Bay Windows love rusting, few places more so than the bottom of the sliding door. Here’s how to fix yours when the time comes

10+ mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
September 2018

Man Made

When Darren Shorter of Vantastic wanted a demo Bus to show off his interiors skills he hit the nail on the head with this RHD '71

4 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
April 2019

Old Glory

With it's cool stars and stripes livery and total lack of ground clearance, Harry Nugent's Bay just gets better with age.

5 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
April 2019

Going Against The Grain

Stock is the new slammed if this former Deluxe, turned Westy Camper is anything to go by

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
Spring 2019

Déjà Vu

If Paul Irving has an overwhelming sense of familiarity with this Westy it’s for good reason - he’s bought and sold it twice. Here’s why he keeps coming back for more

4 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
Spring 2019

Smoke & Mırrors

We thought the title was pretty clever, but smoke and windows is probably more apt. Everything is not quite as it seems…

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
June 2019

Readers' Rides

Your pride and joy is our delight to share, so here they are

2 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
August 2018

L Is For LT

The LT is a forgotten Volkswagen, poorly regarded even by those who know their VW Buses. Yet it made a very fi ne Campervan, with a lot more space and size than a Type 2. And, of course, there’s that’s certain urban myth about its engine…

7 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
August 2018

Readers' Mail

Got something you want us, or the rest of the VW community, to know? Then this is the place for you. Email or send it snail mail and we’ll share it here

1 min read
VW CAMPER & BUS
August 2018

P Is For Paint & Patina

Over the years, VWs have pandered to many fashions. That’s resulted in some quite amazing colours, from the blacks and greys of early days to the kaleidoscopic spectrum of the 1970s. Of course, some people just prefer rust…

7 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
December 2018

Insufficient Funds

Not our words, but Steve Huggins, the owner of this ‘66 and what you’d have if you ever tried to buy it from him

7 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
July 2018

Perfectly

Grant Cooke’s patina Bay is his first crack of the air-cooled whip and what a way to get started

7 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
May 2019

Belgian Fun

Bought via the internet from San Antonio, Texas, this Belgian ‘66 Deluxe has come a long way to be here

1 min read
VW CAMPER & BUS
May 2019

Readers' Rides

Your pride and joy is our delight to share, so here they are

3 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
May 2019

Just Keep Holding On

Despite having a fully restored Westy on the fl eet, Richard Sennett couldn’t resist the charms of this Holdsworth, but then who can blame him?

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
July 2019

Team Work

It’s not just a day job for us at C&B, the staff eat sleep and breath VWs, so here’s a little peep at what we’ve been getting up to lately

3 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
July 2019

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