Camper&Bus Magazine – July 2012
The July 2012 issue of VW Camper&Bus is on sale Thursday 31st May 2012
The perfect vintage – Split Screen: Like a maturing wine, this 21-window Samba has blossomed into a full bodied beauty. Meet James Harris and his wine bar
Atlan-tick – Type 25: When he grew tired of his Bay Window’s poor fuel economy, Gary Buncombe decided a diesel-powered Type 25 ticked all the right boxes
Tinted love – T5: Built on the drive in the depths of winter, this LWB T5 has won trophies for best T5 at four major shows already! Now that’s an achievement !
Respect – Bay Window: It might look like a big budget build, but this Bay was built and painted at home in a single car garage.
The right stuff – Split Screen: When someone who sells Buses for a living says they have found their perfect Bus, you know it’s going to be something special. Biagio Chrzanowski’s ’63 15-window is definitely that.
New Moon – Bay Window: Resplendent in Harvest Moon Beige and Pastel White, this fully restored Late Bay is now good to go for another three decades.
Product focus: Even with a Camper you can’t beat dining al fresco, so here’s some great gear to help out.
Camperscene: What’s going on in the world of Camper and Buses.
Viewpoint: Have your say!
Show Us Yours: From rolling restos to slammed Olives and Spike, here’s some of your wilder ‘wagens.
Back to mine: Grant Bakewell thinks his tiki-flavoured ‘Talulah’ is the bomb. What do you think?
Weekend Away: This month, it’s time to Run to the Hills with the Late Bay brigade.
Road Trip – Iceland: Home to puffins, volcanoes and Bjork, Iceland is a magical place to explore, provided you are well prepared…
On the road: VWs from around the world.
Hans Klapp’s Know your Campers – Westy pop-tops: From submarine hatches to turret tops and beyond, this month Hans turns his attention to elevating roofs.
How to – Pre-summer checks – If you expect to simply jump in your Bus and head to the coast after a long winter lay up, you’re asking for trouble. Here’s a few simple yet essential checks you can do to avoid breaking down and spoiling your holiday.
Shop tour – Vansformer: This month we check out a truly unique interior specialist, and there’s not a stick of wood in sight.
Meals in wheels: A taste of The Orient this month with our Thai fishcakes.
Trinket Pimp: The VW accesories that floateth your boat!