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bullet hippieman88
18 Aug : 09:10PM
Delilah went to a new home today they are even keeping her name as Delilah one awesome journey given to another who's never had the bus experience. Im bummed but the outlook of sharing feels good
bullet hippieman88
16 Aug : 09:20PM
I talked to the guy on the phone and he lives in south carolina and says he know snoopy and someone snoopy knows lives across from him. Wiring money seems sketchy and his son (cmfredericks) says he's part of the bus club but just signed up today. Seems kinda weird..... and i did pm him back and all i got was a phone call. Said that snoopy referred him to me.....i dunno....
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PM him and see if he responds...
bullet hippieman88
16 Aug : 02:04PM
Does anyone know a guy named Rick who is the stepfather of the member cmfrederics who knows snoopy? He wants to buy my bus and i want to know if he's reputable to have money wired or a check sent to me. I feel leary about it so i need some closure.....
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16 Aug : 12:24PM
Nevermind the last message my lady says ima nut for offering that lol but i really do need 7500 for ol Delilah so i can pay off some hospital bills i am in debt for. Im taking a big loss but really need the cash. Thanks moonies. Sorry for blowing up the message board....
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Im desperate......ill let go my 76 westy and my 90 tin top vanagon for 8,000. Both run and the vanagon is awesome. Two buses for 8,000. And they both run. Its a heck of a deal. Im just in dire need of money. Thanks all.
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My 76 westy still in for sale forum. Asking 7500. Not trying to blow this up,but im in debt and its what i need to get out of it. Please check it out everyone. Thanks.....
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Thanks i just feel its a waste for me to keep her when i dont have the money to keep up the restore and/or camp with her enough life's got me in its hands right now and she needs a new home.....
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I see them! Nice bus...
bullet hippieman88
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Ok didnt upload but if an are interest pm me and ill send pics. Im in winchester,va. Thanks guys. She needs a better life with someone who can camp with her more. Its a waste her being with me

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jeremyrockjock
Sun Jan 22 2012, 07:23PM

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Here is a Thing we bought last summer. The guy I bought it from drove it from Mexico in 2003. His wife finally convinced him to get it out of the driveway. I saw the ad on the samba and jumped on it. I had a 74 Thing but the idead of having a rare 71 was more appealling. When I first got it the plan was to go through the mechanicals and drive it but after getting into it I realized it needed more work. This thing had a good 100 pounds of bondo. Thus the journey begins.







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Awesome. Are you going to keep it a hard top?

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Fitting a donor rear from a 74











Not happy with the patchwork of the rearend I had so I kept my eyes out for another donor rear and found one for $100 in Philly. It was actually a whole body on a ghia pan so Amy and I drove to Philly to do some sight seeing and brought it home. Its from a 73 so it had the correct louvers and was in much much better shape



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nice nice and more nice.

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Unreal!

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jeremyrockjock
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I plan to use a soft top but keep the hardtop as an alternate.
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Where reduction boxes standard on Things. Nice work, as always. A buddy had one when I was AF in SD. We used take that thing places a 4x4 would only think of going. Love seeing these build threads.


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jeremyrockjock
Mon Jan 23 2012, 10:04AM

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Hey Dave, Reduction boxes were on 68 to 72 things. Since they were design for military service they were meant to be slow and offroad vehicals. The early things build in Mexico were knockdown kits sent from Germany so its basically the same as a german military thing without all the military trimmings.
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Very imressive work as always. That will be a great vehicle once again.
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