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@ Jay68, when you sell a house, they always advise you to remove anything personal for the viewings. Photos, nik-naks off the fridge door, bathroom ointments, that kind of stuff. It's helps the purchaser imagine owning it themselves. So, can I suggest you de-personalise the van and take some new photos. Do the seat covers come off for example or cover them with some new plain seat covers & a blanket on the rears, pack away the VW T25 rug and remove any stickers from the windows, that kind of thing. The VW branding is a not to everyone's taste. A bus closer to standard spec. is going to be easier to sell. Hope this helps.
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Thanks for your advice @DoubleOSeven. but I think I will leave it as it is. The camper is a VW if people don't like the branding then they shouldn't be looking to buy a VW. I totally understand where you're coming from and really don't mean for this reply to sound rude. but I have put a lot of time effort and tears in to this camper, and for me to now de-personalise it, is just out of the question. its not a house it is a camper van. not just a normal camper van, its a RHD Syncro. if the right person wants this camper, then they will buy it for what it is, A VW. the one thing that I like about this site is that you get some really good feed back from the posts that you put on. I will take what you have said on board, and if the camper does not sell then I will look at changing things. but not the seat covers. ;-)

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When I was looking for RHD Syncro it didnt really matter too much what they were like,
as long as they not too rusty thats the main thing.
Good gearbox would have been a bonus, no such luck.
I knew I was going to change a lot of things, engine most likely too..

You did your personalising, people do that, someone else will do theirs.
Or they may love yours who knows.
Theres not a lot of choice when you go out looking for a RHD syncro really.
I think people buy into these for the long term usually.
Good luck with the sale.
Its probably not an easy time to do business so be patient.
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I have a half finished right hand wheel carrier I could part with if your still looking...... message me


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For a not really very nice conversion, add to that some dodgy body work, that asking price is double what it should be. Far to many people see the prices of some and automatically think their junk is worth the same. Buyer beware!

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jamiegolf wrote:I have a half finished right hand wheel carrier I could part with if your still looking...... message me


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I think he's after the underslung one at the front
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4x4 Bus wrote:For a not really very nice conversion, add to that some dodgy body work, that asking price is double what it should be. Far to many people see the prices of some and automatically think their junk is worth the same. Buyer beware!

Thats not fair to assume..

its hard for some to believe that all the work and money spent holding it together,
as well as improving it, will not be seen again..

Its sad but true that a van like this has swallowed a lot of funds,
and why not hope for a high sale price?
Agreed someone might buy it at half that price,
but the owner is reluctant to sell it for that, so he keeps it.

Auction is a good test, a reality shock,
but even there some sell too expensive and some are bargains.
The lucky buyer gets what he wants, then we see what it cost.
And yes, always buyer beware!
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Jim San wrote:
jamiegolf wrote:I have a half finished right hand wheel carrier I could part with if your still looking...... message me


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I think he's after the underslung one at the front

I’ve got one :D

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I am not assuming anything regards this vans body work. From the very limited exterior photos I can see bad workmanship. Front scuttle panel has no alighnment and there are 2 shades of white. If this is on the surface I dread what is covered up. Interiour is a UK half thought out desighn with carpet to line everything. Carpet just holds smells and dust then at this age falls apart constantly making fine dust. You can sink £50k into a syncro and still only have something that is worth £20k. This all depend on approach.

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I hear you about the carpet, the deterioration is bad,
mine is awful and has been really hard work to strip out,
I can see that a regular refit is a good idea,
not least to treat the inside of the panels/seams,
and spray cavity wax into the bottom of the pillars etc.
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who is this 4x4 bus person..? what a tosser.

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Ha!

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Re: Wheel carrier

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Jay68 wrote:who is this 4x4 bus person..? what a tosser.
I see you have Sent me a PM then deleted it. I have been rebuilding syncros and 2wd's profecianly for over 30 years now. If you don't like my professional view on a vehicle that is up to you. Makes no difference to the vehicle though. I often see and have to deal with people that have paid way over the value of a vehicle. Good luck with your sale.

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