A camping forum for VW bus and camper owners.
I’ve noticed a familiar pattern in VW bus blogs. They all start with excitement – the purchase of a bus with big plans for camping and tooling around. A minor (or major) cosmetic restoration then occurs, followed by perhaps some actual driving around or camping. Inevitably, the next step seems to be engine problems, followed by an engine removal and rebuild. And that is where Gus is now.…Continue
This past summer we made our yearly trip back home to the midwest. I grew up in the Quad Cities, which are in Iowa and Illinois. Home of the John Deere headquarters, and not much else...until the show American Pickers started on the History Channel. I'll admit,…Continue
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So I went back to Sherwin Williams Automotive to pick up the color matched paint - this time done by "eye" rather than the computer formula they used last time. He actually used some kind of tractor paint code as the base, (Komatsu or something) which is what he did for the Dakota Beige last time. I guess bus colors are similar to tractor colors. He showed me the dried…
Added by Gus The VW Bus on September 7, 2011 at 12:36pm — No Comments