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  • John Jones
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    That won’t be the first blow job she’s ever witnessed!!

    I am 12 and what is this?

    I don’t know how to read this??  You got your first bow job at 12!!!  Your a stud dude!!! 😎  Lucky!!! 😎  Or your 12 now.. and haven’t had the joy of a good blow job… 😎  😎  Either way I support blow jobs.. and no babies are made during blow jobs… 😎

    The bus is clean as a whistle!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Pics later… it’s still out in the blast booth… 😎

    Yber
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    What you said, John!

    BTW – are 12 year-olds supposed to be in school at 9:19am on Thursday?

    John Jones
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    What you said, John! BTW – are 12 year-olds supposed to be in school at 9:19am on Thursday?

    he’s a grown ass man…. 😎  😎   Just busting our balls I imagine… 😎  😎

    I’m gonna flip this baby over and start replacing metal today!!! 😎

    John Jones
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    a few pics… Not too many surprises..  Gonna start putting this shit back from apart today!!!!!!

    The cargo floor really only needs this middle square in the cargo door jamb replaced… other wise.. it’s tit’s!!! 😎

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    Yber
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    Wow!  Like John sez – she’s clean as a whistle!!

    A few spots have rust damage, but no really big nasty surprises!

    John Jones
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    did some cutting and dissecting of lips… Had to cut out an outrigger and jackpoint, which is  pain in the arse with the floor in…. 😎  Probably good.. it was FULL of dirt in there between the jack point and outrigger…

    anyhow.. Progress was made!!!

    Hey Brent… recognize that comb??  It was in the heat tube… you must have dropped it in the dash vent as some point..  😎

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    Yber
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    WOW!  She logged a LOT of miles on dirt roads in Idaho’s backcountry in the 70s and 80s – looks like she took a lot with her!

    Yeah – that fix on the outrigger and jack point looks like a BIG pain!

    No idea on the comb.  Ha!  Might be a leftover from the woman I bought the bus from in 1973…

    Yber
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    Here are some pics from when we took our baby to Alaska for our honeymoon in 1975.  We got married in the Cuyamaca mountains east of San Diego and drove over to the SoCal coast and spent the only night of our two month trip in a hotel – for the rest of the trip we lived in our VW baby!
    We drove up the coast all the way to Vancouver and then north in B.C. to Dawson Creek – mile zero of the Alcan Highway.  The Alcan wasn’t paved in 1975 – it was 1500 miles of gravel and potholes.  We passed LOTS of heavier vehicles broken down along the way, but our bus just trundled on!
    We covered the front with cardboard and screen over the headlights and windshields – there were LOTS of rocks being thrown around!
    In the middle of the Yukon we paid a bit over $1/gal for gas – outrageous in 1975!  Once we arrived in Alaska we splurged on a hamburger ($3 – also outrageous in 1975) then spent weeks driving all over – to the Arctic Circle, Denali National Park, and south along the panhandle before heading back down the Alcan into the Yukon where we cut west through the Alaska Range (fantastic!) to Haines, AK where we boarded the ferry for our return trip south.  Got off in Sitka, Petersburg and finally at Prince Rupert, BC.
    Then we headed home to Idaho – two months and ten thousand miles later!
    Definitely a trip-of-a-lifetime in our beloved Westy!

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    66beater
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    Awesome back story! Bus is super clean considering it’s been so enjoyed. Congratulations!

    us after hours hackshows just trying to “keep up with the Jones’s”

    Pat K
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    More dissection today. Started with drivers inner lower b-pillar. A02EEC30-217F-4909-B5CC-6F00A9B828AB4895139E-BEE7-40A7-8C49-C43EAD7C5F80

    Small cargo floor section. 2E66802E-973E-4BED-ACA1-4C716E10B914

    Cleaned off scraps down to base metal where JJ had already cut out the big stuff. 2775B878-1CE6-4CAB-8C05-7F020F984E7A33CD0451-5A2B-45AF-A136-4A770D75B432

    Pass rear outrigger and jack point were smashed up and full of dirt so they came off as well. F42606AC-9DD9-4B19-8D79-0B37A34984E0A99AAE83-0F42-4A3F-B9F5-381D9A90FF30

    We will build it if it comes.

    Yber
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    Yeah – I knew the lower B pillar was hurting.

    No big surprise that both rear outriggers/jack points were full of dirt and messed up – she’s logged a LOT of miles on dirt roads in Idaho.

    Great news about the cargo floor – just that one little section.

    BTW – really clever design on the body dolly, how the attached section allows you to get at the bottom!

    Yber
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    Vwfool
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    That is an awesome story and trip. Can’t wait to see what the KCW guys do.

    Pat K
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    Finished dissection today.  My condolences to the front outriggers and jack points, unfortunately we lost them to the battle. Top hats are good. Only small patches on the bulkhead.

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    Drivers side. E2B6A8F5-2D6E-4B07-8DCF-7C645489E5BA86E44AD3-4862-47A4-A862-103169D9FD735E0BE967-EB5A-49FD-977C-927FD957E528

     

    D-pillar lowers and corners only gave up small sections to the rust gods.2CE30DE1-07A3-437E-9169-D5178D784445C4052B3A-D887-458E-AEB8-2AF4B6EC228A

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    Inner valance lost a bit of skin as well. There’s something lurking just under the surface that is about to bust through.. imagine that… Rust!!!17733613-C715-4BA3-A4B0-056554A64B33073374A3-EDE4-42B5-BF46-19F5489AFE7AA0D4633B-2533-49ED-90A3-1E16C32F714F9A3313FC-3CC9-4529-AED6-BBE0AE0061D1FBC686C6-FE30-4BDB-B65D-9311301BAA55

    Flipped her back upright, moved the rollover jig to the opp side to so down is up now for a better view while blasting. Out to the blast booth for a final abrasive cleaning. 6CB6E031-8F02-43B9-8537-FC8F7A67C731B340D803-FFC9-44EC-9269-EA2C5DC1776E

    We will build it if it comes.

    Yber
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    REALLY nice work, guys!!!

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