Sad news for Buttons

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  1. Geo

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    He probably already knows as they'l have written to him first:Rofl1:

    The VW camper is DEAD:Eeek: HERE

    If its any consolation they still make the Damon RVs:Rofl1::Rofl1::Rofl1:
    Geo

    To mark the end of this record-breaking production run, which has seen a staggering 3.9 million Camper vans built worldwide, Volkswagen has announced it will sell a final commemorative edition series, featuring a mash-up of design features introduced throughout the car's life.

    Read that as "They need to use up all the old bits"
     
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  2. ourcampersbeentrashed

    ourcampersbeentrashed Funster

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    always a shame to see an "old fashioned" vehicle that has stood the test of time be committed to the graveyard.

    To me most cars, vans have little character and are much of a muchness.

    bring back the 1959 chevvy, the Ford Classic the zephyr 4 etc
     
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  3. phase3begins

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    The Renault 4 with fabric roof and dash mounted gear lever
     
  4. GJH

    GJH Funster Life Member

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    It's easy to be nostalgic but then I remember that, at 8 years old, our first car was a rust bucket that had all sorts of problems not seen in a car of similar age these days.

    It's nice to see the pleasure our son and his family get from the 32 year old Cavalier Coachman he is restoring but I'd rather have our van any day than that or one of the old VWs :Smile:
     
  5. Forestboy

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    Bloody things were never any good anyway:Rofl1:
    I bought a new tent last week to carry on my m/bike for a Spanish trip in 2 weeks its got twice as much room as a VW and more comfortable and only cost £150.00 :Wink::Wink:
    And the GS does 50mpg at a steady 85mph fully loaded.
     

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  6. Gooney

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    Nice bike, how much do you get paid for advertising?:Laughing:
     
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    Not enough!!!! :BigGrin:

    Actually place stickers never fit one until after we've been there, got 2 rare ones Tibet & Iran
     
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    End of the line for an icon in theirfield:cry:
     
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    narrow noisey overpriced and slow imho
     
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    Sad news for Buttons

    They've been replaced by zips
     
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  11. Stephen & Jeannie

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    Boo Hoo !!!

    I loved my 2 CV ( bathtub blue ! ) closely followed by the luxurious Citroen Safari Diesel ( Ex wife took custody of that one ) :cry::cry::cry:
     
  12. Vlad The Impaler

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    I always wanted one when I was younger,until a friend of a friend was in a smash in his. There was not a lot left of him,and even less of the bus!
    If you saw how much they crumple and disintegrate you'd think twice about getting in one !




    Vlad
     
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