Camper&Bus Magazine – December 2012
The December 2012 issue of VW Camper&Bus is on sale Thursday 15th November 2012
Utah saint – Bay Window: A change of scene does you the world of good and, after nine years in the wilderness, Kevin O’sullivan returned to the fold with this patina ’69.
Rusty gold – Split Screen: What started out as a quick repair job for ‘Rusty’ Lee Pickering turned into four years of hard graft and a VolksWorld Show winner.
The cool blue line – T4: Paying someone you’ve never met to build a vehicle you’ve never seen sounds like a recipe for disaster, but this bespoke build turned out for the good.
New beginnings – Bay Window: When the urge to involve his family in his hobby became too great, the bike gave way to the Bus.
Top spinner – Type 25: What do you do if you don’t fancy a Type 25? If you’re name is David Putt, you go and buy the most out there Type 25 on the market!
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Camperscene: What’s going on in the world of Camper and Buses.
Viewpoint: From memory makers to bar-room Buses, here’s your month in letters.
Show Us Yours: From eBay gambles to Scooby-powered Splits, here’s a few of the wild ‘wagens you drive.
Back to mine: 75-year old Clive Tatham invited us back to his magical drugs Bus. What a trip!
Weekend Away: The chance to don a cravat and some plus fours was the only excuse team Camper&Bus and VolksWorld needed to head to this years Goodwood Revival.
Road Trip – A marriage made in heaven: What better way to start a relationship off than a trip to the Grossglockner pass in Austria, with an engagement ring hidden on board.
Hans Klapp’s Know your Campers: Winter driving – Donning his Christmas pully, this month our refugee from moisturiser talks about the winter virtues of air-cooled VWs.
How to: Replace Bay rear wheel bearings – Most Bay Windows out there are probably still on their original rear wheel bearings, as they are often forgotten about, but any excess play means you need to bite the bullet and whip out the tools.
On the road: VWs from around the world
Busfest 2012: Malvern and the world’s biggest VW Bus show. Here are our highlights…
Meals in wheels: Minestrone soup
Trinket Pimp: Casting a wry, monocled eye over the VW accessories that floateth your boat, the Pimp sees all but judges not…