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Volkswagen Type 2 Bay Window Dormobile

£18,995

Model: Type 2 Bay Window Dormobile

Year: 1970

Mileage: 52,184

Engine: 2,110cc

Transmission: 4-Speed Manual

Right Hand Drive

Seats: 4

Berth: 2

We’re pleased to present this 1970 Volkswagen Type 2 Bay Window Dormobile camper van in Turquoise.  

This vehicle holds a familiar presence at Absolute VW, as its previous owner is one of our dedicated loyal customers.  Since 2014, we have been entrusted with the servicing and maintenance of this Bay Window, overseeing the installation of its prominent mechanical enhancements.  The sale of this vehicle will include over £1,700 worth of additional camping equipment, significantly enhancing its value proposition as a ready to go Volkswagen camper van.

The interior of this Dormobile camper van has been revised from its original conversion, with bespoke kitchen and overhead cupboards, cabin headlining and all panelling, with all upholstery finishings in fudge coloured vinyl and plaid cloth. 

The kitchen furniture is outfitted with a built-in fridge and a gas hob, complete with a glass cover. Additionally, with the original Dormobile pop-top roof open, ample standing space is provided within the interior.

The front driver and passenger seats are Porsche’s 911 high-back models, providing exceptional comfort and support.  Accommodating up to two passengers, the full-width rear rock ‘n’ roll bench seats two passengers securely with the two seat belts provided.  Upon request, a third seat belt can be installed to accommodate an additional securely seated passenger.  At night, the bed sleeps up to two individuals comfortably.

As for the electronics, this Bay Windows features a WAECO CR-0050 in-built fridge, Sony CDX -DAB700U Radio/CD player system, leisure battery and cabling, electric hook-up with cabling, NUMAX “connect and forget” in-line battery charger and cabling and reading lamps.

Now transitioning to the engine and mechanical components, which have undergone substantial investment over the years.  The engine is a hand-built 2,110cc turn-key air-cooled “Beetle” type engine with Engle 110 camshaft, 1.1 rockers, CB performance pushrods and Weber ICT Carburettors.  This entire assembly was installed in May 2016 and paired with the Rancho Performance gearbox and a CSP short throw shifter, which had been installed the previous year.

Additionally, an external oil cooler is installed beneath the vehicle to assist in maintaining oil temperatures, given the enhanced performance of this Bay Windows’s engine compared to conventional setups.

The sale of the vehicle comes with a folder containing a wealth of service and maintenance documentation spanning numerous years.

***Over £1,700 of extras included with the sale:

  • Vango Airaway IDRIS Standard driveaway awning light green (£500 new)
  • Justkampers Luxury breathable protective van cover (£125 new)
  • Full stop “Nemesis” FCP100 wheel clamp (£179 new)
  • Pair Fianna 2.500kg Level Up van levellers (£25 new)
  • Shire Fabrications SafeTPedal lock (£187 new)
  • Just Kampers External silver Thermoscreens for windscreen & door windows (£35 new)
  • Just Kampers 8 Piece Thermomat Set internal window covers (£125 new)
  • Lamps Portaflush 10 portable flushing toilet, with 2litre Blue Diamond toilet fluid – (£95 new)
  • Sony CDX-DAB700U radio & CD player with detachable front panel (£110 new)
  • Kitchen cutlery and VW plate set, pots and pans, utensils, collapsible kettle, toaster
  • Halfords 12v Portable Power Station & emergency jumpstart / air compressor (£85 new)
  • Jactone 1kg powder fire extinguisher (£10)
  • Halfords 4 tonne bottle jack (£28 new)
  • Under bench: replacement distributor cap, replacement light bulbs, warning triangle, replacement accelerator cable, replacement aerial, 10m tow rope, jump leads, Duco 5litre unleaded heavy duty plastic petrol can –  (£50)
  • Black box: Maplin 4.8w drip feed solar panel and battery connectors, Tetroseal & Hammerite wax-oil and rustproofing cans and sprays worth £100, paint tins and mixes for current submarine colour, 2 x spare wheel covers, spare/ old gear stick and other original parts
  • Original spare wheel in VW wheel cover
  • 4 x 5 litre plastic cans Morris Golden Film SAE 30 classic motor oil – new & unopened at (£25 each = £100 total)

Directing your attention to the exterior, the bodywork displays noticeable indications of faded paint which can be restored through machine polishing.  There are areas of the exterior showing rust bubbling underneath the paintwork.  Additionally, there are signs of rust evident on the front wheel arches and sections on the offside that will require metal work to complete a solid body.  These conditions have been factored into the pricing of the vehicle as part of a comprehensive package.

Located at Absolute VW Ltd, Shardlow, Derbyshire, UK (DE72 2GP) available for ramp inspections and test drive with one of the team.   For further inquiries or to discuss details in depth, please do not hesitate to contact us at 01332 814448.