1969 Volkswagen Early Bay Window Westfalia Camper. Cream over Pastel Green. This camper is a real credit to its previous owner who has owned it for the last 10 years and spent the last 8 restoring it to the lovely camper you see today. The specification is as follows.
1600 Twin-port engine, stripped and serviced with new parts, block painted in VHT silver, chrome dressing. Original and complete tin-ware, sand-blasted and powder coated forest green installed with stainless steel bolts. Original working bellows thermostat, cooling flaps installed and operational.
Fuel and Induction
Standard solex carb, connected to original and stock oil bath air filter. Stock mechanical fuel pump, brand new R9 steel braided hose installed December 2017, fuel filter installed under the car outside the engine bay between fuel tank and fuel pump. Original tank removed, cleaned and re-installed, stock non locking filler cap.
5×205 ‘wide 5’ 15” ‘Empi’ style 5 spoke alloys, powder-coated in dark silver with 185x60x15 good tyres. Chrome centre caps and chrome wheel nut caps. Also supplied with a set of ratty OG 14” 5×205 ‘wide 5’ steels with tyres.
Body and Chassis
All original body panels, including tailgate, engine hatch, cab doors and sliding doors. Body painted in 6019 Pastel Green (to waistline) and L90D Pastel White top half to roof line. Chassis in excellent order, typical dry state import with no welding ever done or required.
Trim and Accessories
Original front badge, powder coated in dark silver to match wheels, original ‘Volkswagen’ script to tailgate, ALL handles original and operational on single key. All hinges and mechs stripped and serviced. All re-attached with stainless steel bolts and screws. Stainless steel door mirrors, wiper arms and blade. 2 bow roof-rack painted in 6019 pastel green with new wood slats installed. Original bumpers fitted with stainless bolts, rear bumper splash pans present and new step rubbers to front bumper.
Original door handles and window winders to cab doors, grab handles installed to interior. Trim panels covered in cream vinyl throughout. Cab seats covered in TMI Tweed and Cream Vinyl with rear interior covered in Tweed to match. Brand new birch headliner installed. Original US spec padded dashboard, original steering wheel, handbrake level and gearshift (pool ball gear-knob fitted). New plastic glovebox liner. Inertia seatbelts to the front seats. Original Throttle pedal and linkage, new throttle and clutch cables. Westfalia SO49 campmobile ‘weekender’ interior fitted – all of which has been newly veneered in light oak with new handles and all trim replaced with brand new. Sink unit. Rear floor lined and finished with OG ‘style’ vinyl. Rear cargo area carpeted.
Just Kampers stainless steel 4 branch header into Stainless steel quiet pack exhaust (sounds lovely).
Stock drum brakes all round, stripped and rebuilt.
Steering and Suspension
Left hand drive. Original steering box. Stock dampers and rods but all new Meyle ball joints fitted. Front axle fitted with Creative Engineering adjusters, set to slightly lower then stock. KYB shocks fitted to front. Stock rear suspension but fitted with Creative Engineering adjustable spring plates set slightly lower than stock.
Electronic ignition fitted with new coil, Alternator conversion with brand new alternator. New ignition switch fitted running on same single key as the rest of the van. Original wiper motor stainless arms and blades, original air powered washer bottle with new jets and tubing. Standard gauges, original indicator switch, Original dash switches. Dual fixed aerial, no radio or speakers fitted. Original wiring loom, all earths checked, wiring behind dash tidied secured and labelled. New headlight units fitted, replacement indicator lenses and backs to front, Replacement taillights fitted. Reverse lights converted to rear indicators to retain US red taillight look.
Stock 4 speed gearbox with new bushes fitted to selector rod. Brand new clutch fitted whilst engine out, original gear-shift with ‘Pool Ball’ 14 green gear knob.
Windows, Seals and Rubbers
Original glass all removed and cleaned, except windscreen which was replaced with a new laminated version. All new seals throughout, windows, doors and all hatches. Jalousie ‘louvre’ side windows completely stripped, polished and rebuilt with brand new seals.
This Camper is just waiting to be enjoyed in new hands and as you can see all of the hard work has been done so all you have to do is jump in and start some adventures. Absolutely any inspection is welcome. All major debit cards accepted. Free delivery within the UK mainland. Shipping for export can be arranged.