1972 VW WESTFALIA CAMPMOBILE — Volkswagen Campmobile

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Volkswagen Campmobile

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An unrepeatable Type 2 Volkswagen Campmobile with only miles from new.

Pop-up fibreglass roof, rack with buffer roll-down cab windows, automatic front wraparound directional side sliding door, 12V external power socket, bench to bed, storage clothes closet with mirror, linen closet, fridge, water storage with pump, sink drain stopper, utility removable dining table, cabinet, panel wall curtains on all windows including childrens hammock with bag, cargo net, resistant insulated floor Factory fitted options limited slip gearbox, loading ‘ambulance’ step, fibreglass top with three openings, roll away 5ft cot in opening quarter lights, fan blower, lockable glovebox, dash, louvered window replaced with glazed with openers, Cyclone ‘Trecker’ air filter. Dealer accessories include; spare with sand tyre, cab ‘buddy’ seat, tailgate net.


This 2 Westfalia Campmobile is finished in (code L31H) and incredibly showcases its original paint. To an unrestored original camper is structurally perfect, never and with absolutely no rust is a rare and special moment The paintwork boasts a deep shine with only micro-blemishes preventing the description of being justified, these namely a small section of imperfection on the front grill and two touched in stone chips on rear arch. All panels are in order with even and the correct linear faint down each side in with the original factory leaving in no doubt the claim this vehicle is unrestored. All shut perfectly against the that are original and have been removed, and all handles and feel tight and brand Beautifully preserved, a true one


One for the collector, this Westfalia factory conversion has completely unaltered and unrestored new. The condition of this example befits the remarkable low and provides the new owner with the showpiece amongst Volkswagen and likeminded classic vehicle The amazing originality of this even extends to the unwashed new curtains and mosquito net still the factory paper part tags, long gone the first wash in other The original sawdust from the fitting at manufacturer can even be in the bottom of some cabinets! All the catches and rubber door have remained perfectly as have all curtain hooks and something almost unheard of in market. The Birch plywood and ceiling panels are flawless and as Westfalia intended, as are the woodgrained and mar furniture components with plastic beaded edges. The surfaces and interior trim are in factory fresh Oyster and completes the hugely clever design of this classic The leatherette trimmed front are pristine and are even complimented by the and highly sought after ‘buddy seat’ complete seatbelt and trimmed in matching All interior functions and controls exactly as intended, although the fridge has been disconnected. warp is a term used but completely justified with amazing vehicle.


The four flat four air cooled with a capacity of 1584cc 57 bhp at 4400 rpm and is a mechanical delight. cleanliness from an unrestored will gain much awe onlookers. Reliable usage is a due to fastidious maintenance using grade oils and genuine The factory fitted type 181 deep air filter remains as per the build specification. The optional slip fully synchronized gearbox is a sheer joy to operate. a brand new ‘old stock’ exhaust system has been to maintain the standard soundtrack Nostalgically wonderful.


5” steel rims with VW finish original chrome have never been and are immaculate. Quality replacement band white wall of size 195/70/R14 are fitted including a matching spare and masses of tread remaining. A spare wheel with an sand tyre from new is housed correctly behind the bench. A dual hydraulic system operating independently in on the front and rear wheels exactly as Volkswagen intended.


Almost the best In 1972, an American by the name of Jouzeau moved over to with the oil company for which he Whilst stationed there, he this brand new Westfalia Volkswagen Main Agent Ste Garage in Bordeaux. His original was to complete a long term trip to Mauritania in North-West so in order to combat the extreme and conditions, the vehicle was ordered factory fitted options to Cyclone deep air filter, duty sand tyres and a Mosquito net to name just a A padded dash top was also to meet US regulations, as the intention was to have the car taken back Sadly the planned epic never actually happened, and work took Mr Jouzeau to the van was dry stored in France. Upon in 2002 he realised that he was no fit enough to make the trip, and so the was put up for sale. At this point, an 10,401 miles had been

Volkswagen Campmobile

In December 2002 Mark of Just Kampers was told this ‘one off’ and believe what he was hearing. not to pass on such an opportunity, bought the camper and in January it arrived at Just Kampers HQ in The camper was promptly handed to renowned Jack’s Garage in London to have a documented service and meticulous checkover, many consumables replaced as a precation rather than a The next port of call was FH Coachworks to have four new and a highly sympathetic professional to the original paintwork.

A Mr W B Earl acquired the vehicle in 2003 for personal use, in 2006 he took the vehicle to Volkswagen collector Keith asking him to lower the van and fit a new interior. Mr point blank refused to such an automotive atrocity and went as far as refusing to hand the vehicle! Instead, he offered to the conversion for Mr Earl on another and purchased this himself. of his collection until February when his good friend, Mr Brown, managed to convince Mr to sell the camper to him. Mr another diehard fan and collector of having had many classic of his magazine and club book has decided to pass this exceptional vehicle on in order to way for other ‘must have’

The comprehensive history file the vehicle fully validates the of 12,769 and further cements the originalty. All handbooks, Westfalia fully stamped service and even the very early VW cards are present, along full invoice documentation and magazine feature. Undoubtedly the piece to any classic car collection.

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