John JonesModeratorAugust 27, 2017 at 7:46 pmPost count: 7594
Jesse has been down here working on his panel van… 58 Double Door panel.. with a pre cut bulkhead, which means flip seat or swivel seat conversion… He’s working on getting the floor out right now.. I mean RIGHT NOWW
a few pics and a place for him to post up at!!!!
He also has a 58 ragtop he is badly neglecting …AndymParticipantAugust 27, 2017 at 9:04 pmPost count: 972
Sweet!!! Let me see how much $$$ my customer for his subi swap wants for his old air cooled engine. It runs good, that’s all I can promise. It’s complete out and from a bus. Shit it was the white bay camper when you were here.68tintopParticipantAugust 27, 2017 at 11:48 pmPost count: 752
I have been having fun,learning and gettin some progress on my panel. Super cool bus. I am dreaming all day everyday about how sweet it is going to be someday. Not really in a hurry just wanna build a solid patina panel. I also got the metal for the rear wheel hack so it will be all OG besides the damm little camper windows and the bulkhead hackjob. I NEED A FLIP SEAT IF ANYBODY HAS ONE FOR SALE!!mtnbusParticipantAugust 28, 2017 at 7:52 amPost count: 1361
Hell yea Jesse ! Way to get after it!JbParticipantAugust 28, 2017 at 9:47 amPost count: 650Speshel kParticipantAugust 28, 2017 at 10:23 pmPost count: 108
See if uncle John could just make a couple swivel seats and call it a day !John JonesModeratorAugust 29, 2017 at 7:06 amPost count: 7594
I think swivels rock…. cheap to make yourself… time consuming though….68tintopParticipantAugust 29, 2017 at 5:01 pmPost count: 752
I think it’s going to be swivel seats. I wanna walk through. Yo Andy what’s the price on that vw motor. I have been thinking about it lately. I can’t decide to take out the camper windows someone cut in in the doors and weld them up or keep em. I wanna weld them up. Franz says keep them I wanna take out and weld them up. I want my body to look stock on the outside. Whatcha think guys? Still trying to post pics but I haven’t figured it out yetPat KModeratorAugust 29, 2017 at 5:38 pmPost count: 1876PeteParticipantAugust 29, 2017 at 7:41 pmPost count: 967
If it were mine I’d keep the windows, probably as pop-outs rather than the jalouse (sp?) too.FranzModeratorAugust 30, 2017 at 8:51 amPost count: 4080
Panel buses suck. Its like a dungeon in the back. Great for hiding junk. Bad for a camper.
You bus is already hacked. Embrace it. Maybe get some different style windows?
Bubba has these for sale on samba. They would look good on your bus.
JbParticipantAugust 30, 2017 at 11:10 amPost count: 650
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Ya don’t put it back to panel status! We loaded a middle seat into the barndoor for the Seattle trip…wasn’t much fun sitting back there for any period of time??mtnbusParticipantAugust 30, 2017 at 12:23 pmPost count: 1361
You can have the windows Jesse, if you want em.JbParticipantAugust 30, 2017 at 2:51 pmPost count: 65068tintopParticipantAugust 30, 2017 at 5:18 pmPost count: 752
<p style=”text-align: right;”> 🙁 It’s kinda funny I have 3 funky little windows hacked in the cargo doors. They are only 8 inch or so. I didn’t want to hack it up. But i am thinking about it there is 2 on passanger and one on the drivers side in the cargo doors.</p>John JonesModeratorAugust 30, 2017 at 5:42 pmPost count: 7594
I would cut larger holes and put the larger windows in all 4 doors…. 🙂 🙂 🙂PeteParticipantAugust 30, 2017 at 6:06 pmPost count: 967
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