SOLD 1978 westy 4x show winner SOLD

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  1. SOLD

    After serious thought we have decided its time for pastures new for our 1978 westy bus.
    she under went a major restoration 5 years ago. This started as a tidy up project but as usual I got carried away and finished up creating a 4 x show winning bus.
    Getting ultimate best in show at bus types
    Top ten air cooled at vw festival
    Top 5 air cooled at all types vw
    And best interior at skegvegas.

    Our van also featured in the video promotion for 2013 vw festival, and is still available to see on the website.
    It has a 2ltr Laurie Pettit rebuilt engine and is fed by DRLA twin 40 dellorto carbs.
    Lowered slightly just to improve handling.
    Porsche alloys.

    I will add some more pics over the next few days.
    I am looking for offers over £18,000.
    So if you are looking for something a little special here's the bus for you.

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  4. ALAN :(

    Someones going to get a superb westy here. Ive been in Winnie a few times, she goes very well, handles great and has been very well looked after - inside and out!

    Sad days on you selling her, cant wait to see your next project!
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  6. Nice bus :thumbsup:
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  7. A bus to drool over, very, very nice. Good luck with the sale I think it'll fly.
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    Should have no trouble selling that, lovely looking bus.
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  10. Stunning bus ,well worth it :thumbsup:
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  11. Ive admired this bus for years
    It really is a stunning westy and will make the new owners very happy
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  12. Great bus better than new ,half the price , i think id be chokin a bit to see that go, good luck with what you do next , shame we never got chance to see it in the flesh:thumbsup:
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  13. Think I will have to vet any potential buyers.
    It has to go to a good home.
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  14. Lovely bus (unless you are a fly)
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  15. Your so right Paley you don't see any flies on the back of her :)
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  16. Aww - sorry to see her go - a lovely bus. Good luck with the sale.
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  17. Why you selling that bus it's amazing ?
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  18. She's going for various reasons, new job , new house, new project.
    It will be a sad day for us I must say.
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  19. Wow.
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  20. Very nice bus.

    Newbie question (sorry) any more info on the engine - twin carbs gives you more power vs. the injection? How much would this make now vs. stock. Mpg impact?

    How have you lowered the bus?
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