[OT] Re: Bush-like weasel words about standalone, now micro-busses

Thomas McGrath III 3mcgrath at adelphia.net
Thu Dec 22 17:24:16 CST 2005


John,

I just loved the split window VWs. I replaced the engine in mine four  
times in 15 years.

Tom

On Dec 21, 2005, at 11:55 PM, John Vokey wrote:

> I loved my 1959 VW micro-bus (split windscreen, etc.), and my  
> subsequent 1969 VW Transporter/Camper Bus with the pop-top and  
> extra canopy bed.  Both died from the dreaded thrown 3rd cylinder.   
> The 1969 transporter managed to leave a 5-metre strip of rubber as  
> the engine ceased---quite impressive!  The 1959 had been through so  
> many engines, transmissions, and just about everything else (the  
> body had been modified in a body-shop to make it a true ``hippie- 
> van''--including the wild paint job) that, at the last, it was  
> thought preferable to let it just die a graceful death.  The 1969  
> was subsequently used as an office on oil drill site (the gas  
> heater, although flaky otherwise, proved a reliable heater for a  
> stationary micro-bus) for many years...
>
> On 21-Dec-05, at 7:36 PM, use-revolution-request at lists.runrev.com  
> wrote:
>
>>
>>> P.S. I love my VW Bus (72 Transporter converted into a Camper Bus).
>>> Wish I had an OS for it, that would be cool.
>>
>> You *are* the OS for it. Those were the good old days.
>>
>> Charles
>
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