South African Vanagon

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Bond007
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South African Vanagon

Post by Bond007 »

Hello,
New to this forum. Does anyone have any information on where to get South African Vanagon parts. Mainly the upper grills?
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Cyndi Kritzinger
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Re: South African Vanagon

Post by Cyndi Kritzinger »

HOWDY.
ARE YOU IN THE STATES OR SOUTH AFRICA?
IT LOOKS TO BE A LEFT -HAND DRIVE VEHICLE AND OBVIOUSLY IT HAS THE US NUMBER PLATE BUT JUST TO CLARIFY.

YOUR GRILL LOOKS TO HAVE A SMALL CHIP MISSING ON THE TOP CORNER. IS THIS THE REASON AND GRILL YOU ARE AFTER?
THESE SHOULD BE FAIRLY EASY TO GET HOLD OF FROM A NUMBER OF PARTS SHOPS HERE IN S.A. BUT IT WOULD BE A GOOD IDEA TO GET DIMENSIONS JUST IN CASE. I HAVE NEVER SEEN THOSE LIGHTS ON ONE OF THOSE BUSSES BEFORE. DID YOU FIT THEM AFTERMARKET OR WERE THEY ORIGINALLY FITTED WITH THOSE? YOUR GUYS REGULATIONS STIPULATED MUCH HIGHER SPEC ITEMS NOT REQUIRED IN A THIRD WORLD COUNTRY AND IF I WERE YOU I WOULD JUST CHECK, AS MENTIONED BEFORE, THAT THE DIMENSIONS OF THAT GRILL IS INDEED THE SAME AS OURS. THERE IS A GOOD CHANCE THAT JUST THE STYLE OF LIGHT YOU HAVE IS DIFFARENT BUT WHO KNOWS?

NICE BUS BY THE WAY.

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Re: South African Vanagon

Post by Blitzkrieg »

What parts do you need? I have SA Vanagon steering wheels, rear prestige panels around the tail lamps and can likely get new grills for you as well.
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Re: South African Vanagon

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Re: South African Vanagon

Post by Bond007 »

I am just looking for the upper grill. Does anyone have one for sale? I would also like to know who was the manufacturer of the grill and how to get in touch with them.
Thanks
PS I tried to look up Syncro hospital.co.za but can’t find them.
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