VW Camper Family

A camping forum for VW bus and camper owners.

July 2010 Blog Posts (6)

300 Members! Have you seen the Member Map?

Have you guys seen the member map function of the site? It's under the "Fellow Bussers" tab. You can put your city on there. This function can be used as a way to help you get camping advice for specific members. It also can help know who is in the area in case you break down. NOTE: you don't need to put an address - you can just put the city if you are comfortable with that.

Think of it as an easy to update AIRS list:…


Added by Big Blue's Driver on July 28, 2010 at 10:34pm — No Comments

Watch out for this VW bus restoration company - Catch the Bus(t)

I am not sure whether this information will prove useful to you or your readers, but I wanted to share my awful experience of purchasing a fully restored 72 VW camper bus from Catch the Bus out of Alamogordo, NM.

In short, I waited a year, paid $30K and received a pretty but undriveable mechanical nightmare. It was on a tow truck to the local VW mechanic the day it arrived on a shipping truck from the supplier.…


Added by john katnic on July 23, 2010 at 5:30pm — 1 Comment


Hello VW Camper Family!

It’s been a great spring and summer of VW camping though it’s never enough. I hope that you are using the site to organize events and share photos of your happenings (or, your documenting your attempts to get the ol’ bus back on the road).


You’ll notice the site no longer has ads! That’s cool! But it’s because we plunked down $180 bucks to keep the community alive. Ning, who hosts our little… Continue

Added by Big Blue's Driver on July 21, 2010 at 11:00am — 4 Comments

Any Groups in the East Coast

I am in New Jersey and was looking to see if there was any VW camper groups out this way ??

Added by Andrew B on July 20, 2010 at 10:41am — 9 Comments

Ning and VW Camper Family

VW Camper Family-

Please note that the VW Camper Family website is about to undergo some construction. Everything should be normal on your end but the layout might change over the next few weeks. This is all part of Ning's (the host of this community) plan to make money off of us. There is a plan in action (slow action) to cover us. More about that later. For now, hang in there and keep on using the site to hook up with other campers.


Added by Big Blue's Driver on July 19, 2010 at 3:27pm — No Comments

When It Rains It Pours


Added by whc03grady on July 16, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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