Ben’s VW Bay window for sale
1970 early bay Cali import lhd original paint Ex school bus Completely rebuilt 3 years ago. Stripped underneath re painted stone chipped underneath then wax oiled clear. All in the correct body color.
Engine and running gear. 2.5 180bhp Subaru engine conversion this was fully rebuilt using genuine Subaru parts. Custom emerald green powerder coating. Custom built John walklett gearbox with strengthened internals,longer diff and gears. 70mph and 2950 rpm. Returns 36mpg at 70 mph. will cruise way above that happily too. Fellows speed shop 4 pot wilwood front brakes 5×205 and Porsche 5×130 pcd on the same hub. These have grooved and cross drilled discs on also for that extra bite. Rear drums and the stock early bay that have been fully refurbed.
Special built protech shocks with damping and rebound adjustable on all four corners. These are also fully serviceable so can be sent back serviced and refitted so will never have to be replaced again.
Adjustable beam With dropped spindles. empi uprated anti roll bar. Adjustable rear spring plates. All rebuilt rear end that’s been powder coated All four corners have just been re gone through with all new bearings ,tyres, discs and pads, ball joints. Then re setup up to my own geometry spec suites to the van.
Full custom wiring harness built to my own spec to allow for many additions. With extras like have super bright headlights and leisure system to name a few.All sound deadened and thermal lined cost over £1500 in just materials Webasto STC 2000 petrol night heater with multi hd control Heated seats in the front. Engine water heaters in the front and back for while driving.
Huge spec hertz audio system over £4000 in audio gear.crystal clear audio to a very loud volume. And you can plug your laptop in too set audio positions and full custom eq levels and data . For different style of music Leisure system has 240v mains hook up and 12v system has automated charging which plugged into mains sorts both battires all using victron gear. The (best) Domestic crx50 fridge Autocraft removable toe bar.
The van it’s self is called Abe.It’s rock solid and wants for nothing. This isn’t your average bay window as you can see I’ve built many vans and ran fellows speed shop for 13 years now . This has been built with all my experience put into making it the best it can be. To build a van like this would cost well in excess of 50k and will not need anything spending on it for the foreseeable future. Bar light maintenance of oil changes.
I’ve many more photos of the build and can provide all sorts of info. Available to come and view/test drive to understand what it’s like. It can be shown on a ramp for you to see too.
Price £ 30,000 Ono