1971 Lowlight delux with factory sunroof

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1971 Lowlight delux with factory sunroof

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As some of you might know I recently found a gem of a bay :) Its all original 71 lowlight delux with factory sunroof totaly original, this bus stood for 14years and considering this and the age of the bus I could not have wished for anything better . History on this is not really known but I suspect it was a special order as it has factory blue interior with two tone door cards and sliding sunroof. Here are some pics as it was found and the progress so far to get her back on the road , I am not restoring this and would like to keep it as original as possible.
This is how it was found
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After hours of cleaning ....
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Bright work removed and after 1st polish , original interior cleaned
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Wow really nice find there. Congrats


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That looks like its in pretty decent condition. Well done
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YOW!
THAT THING LOOKS SUPRISINGLY GOOD, ESPECIALLY THE SEATS.
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Wow that's nice! Good luck with it.
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Congrats! Daai is n moerse nice find!
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Bloody hell !!!!! What a find indeed, congrats man :D

Flip that blue vinyl and the condition of those seats is just too much :hangloose: Any pics of the door cards, are they also blue. What colour is the floor mats, spare wheel cover, etc. dark brown or black ?
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Hi Jolas , door cards are two tone black and white/cream and mats and spare wheel cover black il post pics as we progress :)
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Awesome find.
Please also check if any reference to colour are on the bus. Mine is the same colour but have no codes or reference.
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looking good
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beetlepower wrote: Fri Feb 17, 2017 9:06 am Jy moet polish bra
Jy moet kom help ! ek het baie ys ...:)
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Great find! The bus cleaned up really nicely... with a lot of effort, I'm sure. Awesome interior. Can't wait to see the finished product.
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Re: 1971 Lowlight delux with factory sunroof

Post by Eugene »

So what happened to this bus? :roll:
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