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PostPosted: Thu Aug 10, 2017 6:47 am    Post subject: Re: 1958/59 Foreign Car Guide Westy! Reply with quote

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Dre-it appears that your tent is in the UK! And he's looking for a rack.Think Hmmmm........
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i saw that..hmm
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PostPosted: Mon Feb 05, 2018 3:55 pm    Post subject: Re: 1958/59 Foreign Car Guide Westy! Reply with quote

Any updates on this Westy?
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PostPosted: Mon Mar 05, 2018 1:03 pm    Post subject: Re: 1958/59 Foreign Car Guide Westy! Reply with quote

Yes, updates! Come on Andre, don't hold out on us. Smile
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 11:05 am    Post subject: Re: 1958/59 Foreign Car Guide Westy! Reply with quote

So..recently ive been working a lot more on the bus,,it now runs great with a 1600sp and somewhere in its life the original trans was swapped out for a later tunnel trans,,"small nut"so just gonna run it,,seems fine and looks like a low mileage trans,
The interior is now sporting all new LIMBA panels,stained and sealed,pics to come,,or follow me on Instagram "redrum_vw" still on the hunt for the cushion material,

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PostPosted: Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:28 pm    Post subject: Re: 1958/59 Foreign Car Guide Westy! Reply with quote

Wow, Dre, just wow. That baby cleaned up nice! It is definitely in the right hands.
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:37 pm    Post subject: Re: 1958/59 Foreign Car Guide Westy! Reply with quote

When will you post pics of your new interior? I would love to see how it turned out
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 18, 2018 10:01 pm    Post subject: Re: 1958/59 Foreign Car Guide Westy! Reply with quote

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Yes, updates! Come on Andre, don't hold out on us. Smile


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:03 pm    Post subject: Re: 1958/59 Foreign Car Guide Westy! Reply with quote

Some sad news from last summer:
https://www.stripes.com/news/us/francis-j-red-gran...6-1.541819
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:10 pm    Post subject: Re: 1958/59 Foreign Car Guide Westy! Reply with quote

What a life though. RIP
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 2:49 pm    Post subject: Re: 1958/59 Foreign Car Guide Westy! Reply with quote

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Some sad news from last summer:
https://www.stripes.com/news/us/francis-j-red-gran...6-1.541819


Godspeed Red!
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PostPosted: Wed Dec 05, 2018 3:11 pm    Post subject: Re: 1958/59 Foreign Car Guide Westy! Reply with quote

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Some sad news from last summer:
https://www.stripes.com/news/us/francis-j-red-gran...6-1.541819
I should have had listen to you and jumped on a plain and have gone to meet Red in person!!!,, Sad Sad
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PostPosted: Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:22 pm    Post subject: Re: 1958/59 Foreign Car Guide Westy! Reply with quote

is this the westy in the video? Same 2 girls?

https://www.facebook.com/vanclandaily/videos/2072467273068638/?t=85
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PostPosted: Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:50 am    Post subject: Re: 1958/59 Foreign Car Guide Westy! Reply with quote

no.thats a 1958 pgsg westy
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