Bus fest weekend
are away at Busfest from tomorrow until Monday. We'll see you there or
catch up with you next week when we return. If you are going have a
We are away at EBI Belgium
and Camper Jam for the next 2 weekends. They are both long weekends so
the phone and emails will be done as we can. We will get back to you as
quickly as possible but please bear with us!
Thanks and see you at one
of the shows!
want to buy a Battleship!
Bismarck, our T25 Crew Cab
Pickup Truck is up for sale.
This is a rare and cool truck that is much loved everywhere she goes.
She has a 1.9 water cooled petrol engine with 5 speed box and most
importantly is RHD. However, with age and use she has started to loose
control of some of her faculties! Some bits have stopped working and
some bits are temperamental, her pressure is up and down and she has
the odd hot flush or leakage…no Tena Lady to save this old girl’s
She is used everyday doing proper work, carrying steel and parts. We do
around 250 miles every week and she starts fine, hot or cold. We drive
gently and take our time and that seems to suit her too.
So if you can see yourself at the helm of this beauty you will need to
cross our palm with £3500.00 before you can sail off on your own
Dub Odyssey and Le Bug Show attendance.
Dub Odyssey is this weekend, our local show hosted by the Sheffield
VWOC and the following weekend we will be at Le Bug Show at Spa
Fracorchamps in Belgium. We will have our full trade stand at both so
come a say hello if you are at either.
67 1500 returns to the road.
Its been in our garage
for 6 years, so its time we had it on the road.
It seems a great idea to
give your lad a car for his 14th birthday and tell him it will be ready
for when he can drive! It's a bit late...but worth the wait.
Follow the rebuild on the
Break's are back on again this year!
Back by popular request, last Saturday of each month, See you there!
9 Bus gets a clean!
The Red 9 Carrera Bus has
covered around 40000 miles and was beginning to look a little jaded, so
it's currentlyy down at the Manflowers Workshop for a refresh!
The Colour scheme will be
the same, but we are having a few internal upgardes to make our camping
even more comfortable.
Break's are back to normal for the rest of the year!
Last Saturday of each month, See you there.
Tea Break this weekend 27th July.
We Are attending our local Dub Odyssey at Hooton Roberts near
Rotherham. So hopefully we will see you there. Tea Break will resume in
August as normal.
for International Show duties!
We have finally given in to pressure from our European cousins, to come
and show them our goods! So we are away attending Shows on the European
continent and the Works will be closed from the 7th of June until the
2nd of July.
We’re not sure what mobile/email coverage we will have, so if you need
anything it would be best to email the normal address on the ‘Contact’
page and we will get back to you on our return.
‘Tea Break’ will be another ‘Birthday Bash’!
As last year we will be celebrating Simon’s birthday at the 25th May
Once again we will have an all day BBQ and cake available to all
See you there!
Red 9 Tea Break, on again in 2013
Do you need an excuse for
a run out in your Bug or Bus? We thought we would have a monthly open
day, but don’t want anything too formal. So on the last Saturday of
each month we will be at the workshop for an All Day Tea Break. Have a
ride out chew the fat and make new friends…First one this year will be
26th January 2013, see you there!
Just prior to the 2012
Christmas Break we took the order for the 280th Bus Wishbone Front Kit!
We think that’s amazing and would like to thank everyone who made it
possible…That means YOU!
Our Twin Wishbone IRS
Setup is in full production and prooving very popular. Click here to get more details and place your order.
The Red 9 Carrera Bus has
had an engine upgrade. We have now completed our Subaru engine install
and fitted one of our 4 pot front brake kits. Check details on the Blog.
As a by-product of the
engine upgrade we have done a rear disc brake setup for the Bay Bus.
Much along the lines of all we have learnt with the Split Screen IRS,
so that will be Hi-Spec handbrake callipers etc. Find details on the