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Here is a Volkswagen 21 Window Deluxe Microbus that we found in the state of Washington and completed a high end turnkey restoration. 

We performed a Gold Package restoration for our client on their Camper Bus. The entire restoration took 3 months from the day it arrived until it was driving out of the shop. What a great build!!!

This Bus found a great customer who loves it just the way it is and he asked us to do the metal restoration which we had already started. With our client wanting to keep the Bus in a patina style we decided to sandblast the underside, engine, cargo and front floor areas, as well as about 14 inches up the Bus. Then we could see where all the rust was and could order the replacement metal. Once we are done with the metal repair, we will then match the paint from the top half of the Bus to the bottom. This is going to be a fun build, we can't wait to see it finished. 

We did not have to go far for this Bus as it was right in our back yard. We purchased it from a couple that traveled around the US in it and from the looks of the Bus they had a great time. As always the Bus had a good amount of rust so we decided to get it blasted to see where the rust was hiding. Once we did that we got to work to get the rust out and the new metal in. After completing the rust repair the Bus sat until it was purchased by a gentleman overseas who plans to do the body work and paint once he receives the it.  

Here is a local Bus that we found and thought was a really solid Bus.  The plan was to block sand it out and lay down a new paint job. After sanding the Bus down we found a lot of rust that we had to take care quickly turned into a complete restoration. 

Great clinent of ours had this 1965 13 Window Deluxe with nose damage and rust problems. We tackled the rust and nose damage then did the bodywork and paint for him. He wanted to assemble the Bus so we sent it off to him to finish it up. Hope to see the finished bus driving on the road soon. 

We found this Bus in Montana and shipped it over to us. We were told that another shop had done metal work on it and it was ready to block out and paint. When we got the Bus, there were so many things wrong that we decided to blast it again and see what needed to be done. Boy were we surprised!! There was a rough attempt to fix the rust and damage on the Bus, so we went to work and did what we always do, replace everything that needs to be replaced. This Bus was a treat for us as we have been getting some real challenges through our shop. 

This 1966 21 Window had a rough life. With the Bus being for Minnesota it had more rot than normal. After getting it sandblasted and going over the Bus we decided a new frame from a donor Bus was in order. So that is what we did. It was a fun project to tackle and we are happy that we were able to save another Samba Bus. Our customer will be taking over and performing the body work, paint, and assembly. 

What a spectacular piece of history you are looking out right here. Do you get better then this, a VW 23 window deluxe samba, high hinge, bullet turn signal, straight shifter that has incredible original paint. With the bus being 57 years old and to be this dry and to have this much of the original color still on the bus is amazing. I would love to see someone that is wanting a bus with this much OG paint that will do a survivor restoration. This is a prime candidate to make the ultimate patina 23 window deluxe bus, did I also mention that this is a straight shifter 59 23 window.


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