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Offline nes-cv23

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VW van
« on: January 09, 2022, 09:40:21 AM »
Saw this the other day?. Can?t tell if it?s a custom or something VW made? 
84 ssv-151, 76 cvx-16 ss, 77cvx-20 jet, 90 CSS-19, 78 cv-23, 77 gt-150, 2-78 cvx-16, 79cvx-16, 79 cvz-18,  73 cv-16, 74 cv-18, 89 219 Futura, 76 gt-150 jet, 79 cv-23, 02 Gx-225,  1980 intimidator = done!.. 79 hvp175   Now  done?

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Re: VW van
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2022, 01:06:07 PM »
Looks a little different .. Mike might know for sure ..

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Re: VW van
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2022, 08:18:41 PM »
Looks like a 72 bay window grafted on a pre 67 single cab.   The second set of cab intakes us a giveaway    still cool though, just like boats, it's theirs to do as they see fit.   
Michael
1979 CVZ-18 388 CI Vortec Mouse
1980 CVX-16SS 140 Mercruiser
1979 CVX-16 Johnson 175
2002 Bennington 2275CC 90 Mercury
1985 Intimidator project
1989 Lowe 200 Redneck fishin Toon
2001 Godfrey Sweetwater pontoon 115 Rude

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Re: VW van
« Reply #3 on: January 13, 2022, 10:54:32 PM »
I know exactly where that vw is at.  I spotted that sweet ride on our way hiking.
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Re: VW van
« Reply #4 on: January 14, 2022, 03:43:59 PM »
It?s been there all summer? the guy is kind of a horder/junk/fix it guy?. Been meaning to stop and check it out?.  I?m sure he?d sell it for the right price?.
84 ssv-151, 76 cvx-16 ss, 77cvx-20 jet, 90 CSS-19, 78 cv-23, 77 gt-150, 2-78 cvx-16, 79cvx-16, 79 cvz-18,  73 cv-16, 74 cv-18, 89 219 Futura, 76 gt-150 jet, 79 cv-23, 02 Gx-225,  1980 intimidator = done!.. 79 hvp175   Now  done?

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Re: VW van
« Reply #5 on: January 14, 2022, 04:16:37 PM »
The most comfortable seat in that thing is laying in the bed.  Could make for an interesting project.  Funny when Tim said he saw it while hiking, a couple of my old vw's had me hiking fairly often.   The hardest thing to get used to  on the buses is that you're sitting over the turning axle, always felt like you were halfway in the intersection before you started a turn.
Michael
1979 CVZ-18 388 CI Vortec Mouse
1980 CVX-16SS 140 Mercruiser
1979 CVX-16 Johnson 175
2002 Bennington 2275CC 90 Mercury
1985 Intimidator project
1989 Lowe 200 Redneck fishin Toon
2001 Godfrey Sweetwater pontoon 115 Rude

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Re: VW van
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2022, 09:17:32 AM »
My parents had a camper van like that when I was in high school?..   or should say party van? had a blast in that thing.  ;)  Especially at drive-ins?. ;D   If anyone remember s them?.  :o   76-79   
84 ssv-151, 76 cvx-16 ss, 77cvx-20 jet, 90 CSS-19, 78 cv-23, 77 gt-150, 2-78 cvx-16, 79cvx-16, 79 cvz-18,  73 cv-16, 74 cv-18, 89 219 Futura, 76 gt-150 jet, 79 cv-23, 02 Gx-225,  1980 intimidator = done!.. 79 hvp175   Now  done?

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Re: VW van
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2022, 04:47:42 PM »
The samba is a great website/forum for all things old VW. A  lot of past memories of vw's, drive-ins, cruising, muscle cars.  Someone built a new drive in out west of Omaha, but I've not been to it yet.   Most drive INS here closed in the late 70's and early 80's.   As for the custom shown in the pics, likely a T2 engine, fairly easy for a man of your talents.  Who knows, maybe an LS hiding in there?😄
Michael
1979 CVZ-18 388 CI Vortec Mouse
1980 CVX-16SS 140 Mercruiser
1979 CVX-16 Johnson 175
2002 Bennington 2275CC 90 Mercury
1985 Intimidator project
1989 Lowe 200 Redneck fishin Toon
2001 Godfrey Sweetwater pontoon 115 Rude