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Status Cymbal

When drummer Nick Robin’s AA card was taking too much of a beating it was time to visit VW Downunder

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
Spring 2018

I Is For Industrial

While the best place for an air-cooled VW engine will always be in the back of a VW, the industrial variants have ended up in many unexpected places as well. Including a very big gun…

7 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
Spring 2018

Still Doin' It

After a hard working life, three engines and two restorations, you’d think this Pick-up had earned its retirement. Not quite

4 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
Spring 2018

The Freddy Files

Paul Knight whisks us along a fun-filled, 36-hour road trip to the Freddy Files show in Ninove, Belgium

5 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
Spring 2018

Tour Bus

This 1970’s time-capsule is still on its journey around the globe, and is showing no signs of stopping.

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
June 2018

The Snail

Undoubtedly one of the stars of the world’s biggest indoor VW event (the Jogja VW Festival in Indonesia) was this hand-built Camper. Paul Knight checks out the story behind this amazing creation.

5 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
June 2018

K Is For Karmann

Karmann was the company that made Volkswagens beautiful, along with decapitating and camping them up too. This is the story of how the Osnabrück firm became so associated with VW, before ultimately ending up as part of the family.

7 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
July 2018

Link Pin Beam Conversion Bay

Our Westfalia is starting to take shape, but the most important thing still had to be sorted. We wanted our Bus low and driving nice, so the link pin conversion process began...

2 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
July 2018

California Hotel

There have been hundreds of Camper conversions companies over the years, but only one has consistently produced top quality conversions worthy of being sold directly via VW dealerships. Let’s take a look at one.

4 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
December 2018

Lifestyle Accessory

It’s been said that a brand is not a way of life, but try telling that to anyone who has allowed an old VW into theirs…

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
December 2018

Are You Local?

You don’t have to go far to have a fab time in your Camper, as you’re about to see

2 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
December 2018

Green For Go

When a customer tells a VW restoration firm they can do whatever they want/need to a Bus, it’s music to their ears. Johnson Autoworks didn’t need telling twice.

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
December 2018

Blast​​​​​​​ From The Past

This big engined Deluxe was bought for a bargain price in days of old, but it’s comes a long way to end up looking like this.

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
September 2018

​​​​​​​Earn Your Stripes

Fashion is a funny thing. If you hold onto anything for long enough it will become cool again. Even a brown Late Bay.

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
September 2018

Readers' Rides

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

4 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
September 2018

Readers' Rides

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

4 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
July 2019

High On Life

Tired of his slammed, big engined and perfectly painted Split, Luke Villiers discovered a stock height Bay was what he’d been really missing all along

5 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
July 2019

The Golden Smile

Organised by the team behind the Essex VW Night, the Spooky Vee Dub Club and SX Dub Club. With more than 120 cars in attendance, this cruise not only brightened up a dull start to 2019 but also raised more than £1,500 for Farleigh Hospice.

2 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
May 2019

Riding High Rolling Low

When this Bay’s owner passed away, a good friend stepped up to take it to the next level

4 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
May 2019

Flat Four Hangout

A chilly morning at Bruntingthorpe airfield to warm your VW cockles

1 min read
VW CAMPER & BUS
May 2019

Shop Tour Retro Restoration

It wasn’t easy, but we finally pinned the ever busy Neil Mabbley down for a chat about what they do and how

4 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
May 2019

Flipped / Dropped Spindles

This is a job that is beyond most home mechanics, but read this and you’ll see where you money goes when enlisting the help of a professional

10 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
August 2018

Westfalia Interior Makeover Pt.2

Well, we’re now tidying up the interior on the Bay and gathering suspension parts, and although the interior is almost done for the summer, it’s the suspension that we’re really keen to get started on...

2 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
August 2018

Hey Mr. Postman

What you’re looking at here is a rare Type 147 Kleinlieferwagen, which translates as a small van (with a huge personality).

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
January 2019

Turning Up The Heat

When the time came to buy a VW the entire family could fi t in, Rob Wigley found an ex-fi re Bus to restore. This one here

5 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
July 2019

U Is For USA

America offered a huge market opportunity for Volkswagen. And it was one that the company enthusiastically seized. But success certainly didn’t come that easily at first

7 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
Spring 2019

Battle of The Buses Bay V T25

Type 25s. You only buy one when you can’t afford a Bay or a Split. True or false? We know the answer, so let’s have a look at the arguments.

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
Spring 2019

European Vacation

First off, do not attempt this trip if you are in a freshly-built vehicle with zero shakedown miles under your belt, unless of course you’re this lot!

7 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
Spring 2019

Rusty's Gold

Goldman’s junk is another man’s daily driven go anywhere, do anything work truck. And it’s still working super-hard for a living

6 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
Spring 2019

Chris & Darren Vantastıcal Adventure

Good friends, Chris Hansen and Darren Williamson, undertook on an epic road trip from Norfolk to Ireland in a Split Screen Single Cab, which they tied in with a visit to the Vantastival event. Here’s how they got on.

7 mins read
VW CAMPER & BUS
April 2019