(Waiting for) My new bus!

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by DriftingBear, Sep 14, 2012.

  1. Some of you know already, but I thought I'd share with everyone that I've just bought my very first late bay! She currently resides in California, and will be collected in the next week or so, and hopefully with me in Devon in a few weeks time. It's a Bali Yellow 1974 Westie, with original interior and rust free. The interior needs a bit of tlc, and there's a couple of little bits need fixing, but apart from that she should be good to go!

    People on the forum have been so helpful, and I wouldn't have found this bus, or bought it without the help and advice from you guys, so THANK YOU!

    I'm gonna have lots of questions along the way, and hopefully one day I'll be able to help some other people on here instead of being the one asking all the questions!

    Here she is... just need to think of a name now! :D

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  2. buttercup :)
     
  3. Poptop2

    Poptop2 Moderator

    Brill - more pics , prices , everything we need to know everything -- thirst for knowledge we have :)

    btw how about Rocky ( as in the mountains behind ) for the name -- Ad re en !.
     
  4. ...thats a "Mellow Yellow" if I ever saw one !!
     
  5. Well done mate, nice buy!! Cant wait to see some more piccies :thumbsup:
     
  6. Hopefully I shall see you around, even if it's just on the A30/M5...beware a ford focus giving you a VW wave!
     
  7. Well done for going for it mate, you'll not regret it...... Apart from being skint all the time ;)
     
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  9. It was £8950 including shipping from California to Derbyshire - not bad I thought...

    Will post some more pics later!
     
  10. Thats sounds very reasonable considerind how good it looks

    Nice one
     
  11. Mic bus. Good luck with it. Good price also.

    More pics when you can.
     
  12. price sounds quite good with shipping and tax etc....anyway...
    mustard, custard, mellow, the lemmon, bananna bus, someone will think of a good name...or after working on him/her for a while you might discover a name..
    either way...nice bus
     
  13. Call her Pee - you could go road-tripping with Ricky! Beautiful bus anyway :thumbsup:
     
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  15. Diddymen

    Diddymen Moderator

    lovely van you must be excited

    ...............I sense a 30 page RickyRoo style thread comming up where you keep us updated 4 times a day as to where abouts in the world it currently is and how long it will be till it arrives on our fair shores ;D ;D ;D

    ........keep us updated :thumbsup:
     
  16. That looks like a quite rare Helsinki colour.?...blue green and yellow plaid interior? V nice. Well done. Takes a lot of gumption to do it all yourself.
     
  17. Looks like a spanker! So call it that. :)
     
  18. Narna would be good
     
  19. Mustard....cos he goes like mustard....?.......!.........?!


    ...i'll get me coat...
     

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