RHD Oz '76 Bay.Rot free.Ready to go whatever the weather.

Discussion in 'Late Bay Classifieds' started by skirk, Jul 26, 2012.

  1. Now Sold.....................................


    Over the last few months I have been having my Aussie bay sorted to tip top condition.Basically new rear arches where me and the Misses took it in turns to hit gate posts.Did it symetrically though so both had to be done.Whilst we started this I thought we might as well freshen the whole body.Sanded right back to find any other problem areas.Fresh metal where required.As the engine and interior have been done over the past few years.During this time we bought a Jurgens Autovilla '79 Bay,18 months ago.We were going to keep both but have decided over the past two weeks that the Aussie has to go.Here's the detail.

    Imported by G'day Kombi's in 2006.We are the first registered UK owners from that time.

    Aussie only colour.Martini Olive green.Different.

    Aussie Sopru camper mobile Deluxe with pop top.Waxoiled professionally from first week on the road here.I have topped it up ever since.Always garaged.
    Over 90 % original panels.Only replaced small areas where necessary.New metal not filled.
    Red pop top canvas.
    VW embossed roof vent.Aussie feature.
    New headlining.Incl in fibreglass pop top.Plus roof insulation.
    Boards for bed in pop top.We use for storage whilst camped up.
    Walk through.
    New interior,Custom classic and retro, that is the same layout as the campermobile.Wanted to keep as original as possible.Includes original gas hob cooker/grill.70's Chic.Original sink with drainer and 240v electric ring.Tap with electric water pump.
    Underbody fresh water tank.
    All flexible gas lines have been replaced with new.
    Propex gas heater.Toasty.
    Store away table.
    Sony Bluetooth stereo in glove box.4 speakers.Connects to ipod/iphone/MP3 player/Bluetooth music streaming.
    3 way fridge fully connected
    Overhead bed locker
    Over sink locker
    LED push on/off 12v lights.Above sink and bed.
    Zig unit
    Additional 12v socket in rear and cab.
    240v Hook up.240v consumer trip board for safety.
    240v sockets
    Leisure battery
    Inverter socket 3 pin.
    Seats and panels covered in a deep red vinyl.Trying to get the pimento pepper/olive combination
    Cow hide covered rock and roll bed and mattress.If you really dislike this we can discuss re-covering to your taste.
    Red black and white skull and crossbones.Rare USA import material. Curtains on aluminium gliss track
    Black and white chequer flooring
    Uncut dashboard original.Sony stereo/cd/mp3 in glove compartment.Front and rear speakers.
    Ambulance fans
    Extra fan for heating vents
    Under dash mesh shelves
    Refurbed locks all round.One key fits all doors.
    New ignition barrel.

    Underneath is fantastic.As mentioned has been waxoiled from when it first hit the UK's roads in Aug 2006.
    Dual circuit brakes,front discs.
    Very good tyres on Porsche teledials with locking wheel nuts. Moderately (4 inches) lowered for a comfy non rolling drive.Can put onto original steelies.
    Pull out side step.

    New 2056cc type 4 engine in 2010.Must only have done around 1000 miles.This is all new not reconditioned.New case,heads,barrels pistons,crank,cam,oil pump,cooler etc.
    Twin Dellorto 40 Carbs.All new fuel lines.
    New starter motor
    New alternator
    VW electronic ign' from T25.

    OR cheaper option of standard type 4 2l engine with refurbed heads and refurbed standard solex carbs.

    Oil temp' sender and gauge.
    Serviced twice a year

    Rear arches and rear valance replaced with fresh metal.Step replaced when first bought.I have left the step runners off so the step can be seen/inspected.Will replace once sold

    Taxed and tested.

    I have probably missed something from the description.

    Any questions welcome.

    Price around the £16,500


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  2. Okay.

    I am just waiting for the van to come back from the front seats being re upholstered.They weren't as good as we thought they should be.I will take a few more pics of the finished interior once we have it back.Having looked at the prices of G day Kombi's Aussie vans and a couple of others I am open to sensible offers.This van has a complete new engine and interior.All problems that arose from buying a 'rot free' Aussie van have been addressed.There is always rust to be found.Everything that was found to be wrong has been sorted.So whoever buys will get a very well looked after and loved van.

    Thanks for looking. :)
  3. Van should be back from interior chap by the end of this week.Will post all latest photo's then.Body,underneath and inside.Will have full tax and MOT when sold.
  4. Straight through MOT.Just a few bulbs needed replacing.
  5. New photo's added.
    Description updated as I forgot things like the table etc.
  6. Propex now fitted.Ready for winter camping.
    Extra photo's added.
  7. 16,5 is a lot of money,,but my god what a bay. :thumbsup:
  8. dog


    thats really nice buddy :thumbsup:
  9. Cheers thanks.It is nice and v tidy.A good functional camper.Thank you again.
  10. Added a few more photo's.Roofline and close ups to show how straight this van is.Including interior with the stowaway table put up.Have been toying with the idea of dropping the brand new engine out and replacing with a 2 litre type 4 with new heads and full service to get the price down.
  11. Added a few new details such as re furbished door locks all around.1 key fits all exterior doors.

    Brand new ignition barrel.

    Choice of engines choice of price.

    Brand new engine with Dellorto's £16500.
    Standard 2l type 4.Refurbed solex with refurbed heads £13500.
  12. Good move on the option of the Engine. I reckon at that price you will get some interest. Really nice van.
  13. Cheers.

    Should do it is a really nice van and over the years we have sorted all the bits and bobs that come up.Enjoyed driving it these past few weeks ;D

    Probably pop the 2056cc and Dell's into the Jurgens 8)
  14. Very - very nice!
  16. Interior is nice too - who did the work?
  17. Custom Classic and Retro did the wooden furniture and roof lining.

    My Mrs did the door cards,seats,curtains and cow hide.She also made the pop top canvas.I don't think she thought her footwear fashion design skills would be put to VW use 8)
  19. Lovely pics cracking vw

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