How To Restore Volkswagen (bay Window) Bus: Your Step-by-step Illustrated Guide To Body And Interior Restoration by Mark PaxtonHow To Restore Volkswagen (bay Window) Bus: Your Step-by-step Illustrated Guide To Body And Interior Restoration by Mark Paxton

How To Restore Volkswagen (bay Window) Bus: Your Step-by-step Illustrated Guide To Body And…

byMark Paxton

Paperback | July 15, 2008

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YOUR step-by-step illustrated guide to body and interior restoration: Microbus, Camper, Kombi & Transporter; All August 1967 to October 1979 models; Does not cover rear bodywork of Pick-up models

The only book currently available that comprehensively deals with the realities of restoring a VW Bay Window Bus. With over 1500 mainly color photos, it clearly guides the reader through body and chassis repairs,  paint work, interior re-trimming and most of the common mechanical  problems. The skills, techniques and even the tools needed to complete  these tasks are explained in jargon free language to ensure that even  those enthusiasts with no previous restoration experience will feel confident in sorting out their Bus. An indispensable and unique guide for lovers of these fast appreciating classics.
A dedicated petrolhead, Mark Paxton has been addicted to two wheels since first wobbling unaccompanied on to the road over 35 years ago. His entire working life has revolved around vehicles, initially in transport management, then through running his own garage, and latterly writing for classic car and motorcycle magazines. Mark’s book...
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Title:How To Restore Volkswagen (bay Window) Bus: Your Step-by-step Illustrated Guide To Body And…Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:272 pages, 10.75 × 8.25 × 0.88 inShipping dimensions:10.75 × 8.25 × 0.88 inPublished:July 15, 2008Publisher:Veloce PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1845840933

ISBN - 13:9781845840938

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Volkswagen Owners Club GB,  Summer 2008Another well written and profusely illustrated book on how to restore your bus. It covers the Microbus, Camper, Kombi and Transporter models from August 1967 to October 1979 but does not cover the rear bodywork of Pick-up models. At the very start of this book it states this is not a workshop manual but covers in great detail body and chassis repairs. After having passed (read) all the disclaimers there are 11 chapters that cover comprehensively all aspects of restoration. This book is really for the enthusiast and for a person that has both the confidence and ability to tackle projects that, in all honesty, would frighten the life out of me!Volkswagen Camper & Commercial, September 2008 If you own, or plan to buy, a Bay Window bus then this new book is a simply must-have item! Dedicated exclusively to the Bay models it is a complete guide to the restoration of your Bay, with full coverage of body and chassis repairs, suspension, steering and brakes, plus trim and paint. It also covers the tools, equipment and workshop techniques needed to make your Bus look like new once more. This is the only book currently available that comprehensively deals with the realities of restoring a VW Bay Window Bus. With over 1500 mainly color photos, it clearly guides the reader through body and chassis repairs, paint work, interior re-trimming and most of the common mechanical problems. The skills, techniques and even the tools needed to complete these tasks are explained in jargon-free language to ensure that even those enthusiasts with no previous restoration experience will feet confident in sorting out their Bus. All tasks are clearly explained and based on real life restoration jobs carried out by the author himself, who has been a bus enthusiast for over 30 years making for an indispensable and unique guide for Bay owners!