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The popularity of the VW Transporter, in particular the early Split Screen models, continues to grow and it has become a cult icon. This publication brings together, for the first time, the complete history of the Split Screen Transporter from 1950 - 1967. Topics covered include: Transporter history; Explanation of every vehicle code; Transporter production details; Month-by-month specification changes; Full listing of factory-fitted optional equipment; Comprehensive guide to paint and trim colors; Details of Transporter export and Transporters built outside Germany; and Information on Special Models. Bus enthusiasts world-wide have shared their knowledge in the compilation of this unique publication, which has taken five years to collate.
|Publisher:||The Crowood Press UK|
|Product dimensions:||8.35(w) x 11.75(h) x 0.25(d)|
About the Author
David Eccles has been around VW campers since he and his wife, Cee, journeyed to India and back in 1976, travelling and living in a 1967 Canterbury Pitt. They have owned their current VW Camper, a 1966 walk-through Devon Caravette since 1978. After twenty years of family holidays, the camper is fully restored and is used for travelling to VW shows and events. David is well known for his passion for the VW Bus and is currently the editor of Volkswagen Camper and Commercial magazine. He is a resident of Leicestershire, England.
Table of Contents
|1||A legend is born / die legende ershaffen||5|
|2||Cracking the codes: vehicle identification plates||14|
|4||Specification detail changes month by month||23|
|5||Model codes: identification and numbering||37|
|6||Factory-fitted optional equipment (m codes)||41|
|7||Paint and trim colours||46|
|9||Transporters assembled or built overseas||54|
|10||Sonderausfuhrungen: special models||64|
|11||Emergency service vehicles||81|
|12||Transporters at work||88|