Show us your 72 highlight Westfalia

Discussion in 'Camper Conversions' started by Poptop2, Sep 29, 2013.

  1. poptop2 Umm it must of been when the engine was out on a flat board in a field of dreams :beer:
     
  2. Poptop2

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    Oh yes,. The greenbelt rebuild! :thumbsup:
     
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  3. Poptop2

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    Still like to see more front hinged 72/73 Westfalias.
     
  4. Mine born November 72 and my mates which was september 72 i think.
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    Nice one zebedee - now we're on a roll.
     
  6. Sorry we are late, had a bit of a heavy Saturday / Sunday morning and still recovering :D

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    Just the ticket Robbo.:thumbsup:
     
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  8. Poptop2

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    It appears they are rarer then I thought. I did guess at about 60 but we seem to have about 7. Blimey the price of front hinged late Westys will rocket now!
     
  9. 8!

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    Built August 1972, registered 1st January 1973.
     
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    Nice early one.:thumbsup:

    Got any more pics?
     
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    this is Basil,November 72
     
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  12. image.jpg Born in week 6 on a Friday in 1973
     
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  13. Ahhh Arley. One of my favourite places. I remember as a tiny kid getting the ferry from that very spot before they built that monstrosity of a footbridge...
     
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  14. This thread started before we bought ours 2 years ago - so not seen it before.
    So here's ours out camping last week - built in May 73 - first registered August 73.

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  17. My 72 front hinged westy
     
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  18. june2016 446.jpg Meet Bob the Tango Bus. My first air-cooled VW since a Type 3 Fastback in University days (when Noah's dog was a pup and Bob was just 7). Only had him for 2 months, been stood 3 years, now MOT'd and up and running....just gotta wait for the sun!
     
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  19. This is my Westy. Born on 24th August 1972. Bought it in January and already done 1000 miles. image.jpeg

    Bought it from the original owner so has lots of history. The tent is a Motent which is in pretty good condition and we discovered this weekend it's pretty water-tight.

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  20. Poptop2

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    Mine too. Both my boys went to Arley school too.
     

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