My 1976 Bay Window

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sean
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My 1976 Bay Window

Post by sean » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:43 pm

Here is a new addition to my collection.

Its a 1976 2L Bay, Strato blue with Mocca seats and door panels inside.

This for me is the holy grail of bay windows. It is the very best bay I have ever seen.
It has 33 000km on the clock.
1 owner and lived inside a garage under blankets in Beaufort West its entire life.

The chassis doesn't even have stone chips underneath. The paint still shines on the chassis and the rubber on the ball joints are like new. It is absolutely so crisp on the road.

There is more to this story that I will get to later, but a few pics first.

First view of it.

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Purchased new in Beaufort West.
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Re: My 1976 Bay Window

Post by sean » Thu Jun 13, 2019 10:46 pm

Just a few interior pics.

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Look at these parcel trays. Just like new.
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Re: My 1976 Bay Window

Post by fourier » Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:28 am

Wow, another amazing find! You'll have a tough time finding a better one than this.
(o= i =o) (o\ ! /o)

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Re: My 1976 Bay Window

Post by acpaterson » Fri Jun 14, 2019 7:19 am

Amazing.. congrats Sean.

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Re: My 1976 Bay Window

Post by Eugene » Fri Jun 14, 2019 8:46 am

Wow Sean...absolutely stucking funning....you know what I mean.
You can never have enough Garages :-(

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Re: My 1976 Bay Window

Post by sean » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:00 am

fourier wrote:
Fri Jun 14, 2019 3:28 am
Wow, another amazing find! You'll have a tough time finding a better one than this.
That is for sure. Once in a lifetime.

I have a few lovely original busses, but none so perfect. This bus is a time capsule. Its like new.

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Re: My 1976 Bay Window

Post by Tony Z » Fri Jun 14, 2019 11:49 am

incredible

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My 1976 Bay Window

Post by Riaan.N » Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:16 pm

Awesome find Sean!!

You’ll have to build a clean room for it and don some matching clothes on as well

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Re: My 1976 Bay Window

Post by Terry Phillips » Fri Jun 14, 2019 1:54 pm

What can one say its a stunner,if I where you I would pay for it and ask him to hang on to it for a few more years knowing its still going to be in that condition well stored.
Nice find Sean it has at least in the hands of a local buyer and is not going a overseas.
I hate you :lol:

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