1966 13 Window Deluxe Split Screen with Samba Roof
Body: Left-hand drive 13-window Split Screen with Samba roof and Sunroof
Interior: Walk through with 2x buddy seat and full width rock ’n’ roll bed/seat in rear
Suspension: Subtle lowering, Bilstein Shocks and Straight axle conversion
Brakes: Disc (Wilwood) Brakes Front and Drums Rear
Wheel and tyres: Steel style wheels with 175 / 55 R15 and 205/ 65 R15 tyres
The Split Screen:
1966 Volkswagen 13 Window Deluxe Split Screen Camper
Fully rebuilt and restored U.S Import Left Hand Drive ‘66 13 Window Deluxe Split screen.
This bus has undergone an extensive restoration with a strip back to bare metal, with the addition of an original style Deluxe “Samba” Sunroof and roof windows being fabricated into place. Starting with a solid rust free vehicle the bus has had a meticulous build. All components have been stripped and either replaced or refurbished with numerous upgrades.
The Split screen has been painted inside, upside and outside with full raptor coating on the underside and chassis.
Finished in the contemporary classic Volkswagen colours of Dolphin (L320) and Mouse (L325) Grey with new glass all round, aluminium window frames, front Safari windows and new Deluxe belt trim.
The mechanical aspects of the van have been completely rebuilt/upgraded. The braking system has been upgraded with new brake lines and hoses throughout. Converted to vented Wilwood disc brakes on the front, straight axle conversion on the rear with Bilstein suspension all round. A full rewire to 12v electric and leisure battery installed.
The engine is a rebuilt uprated engine to 1641cc capacity with a new carb, alternator and ignition components with a Vintage Speed stainless steel exhaust system.
The bus sits on steel wheels 15” x 6” on the front and 15” x 7” on the rear with Bridgestone tyres all round.
A bespoke interior has been built with a full width Rock and Roll Bed, with 3x lap belts and two Buddy seats in the rear. Being a walk through model there are 2 separate seats with 2x inertia seat belts all trimmed in Mulberry vinyl and Tweed fabric.
The Stereo is a DAB, Bluetooth Retro sounds head unit with Kicker, speakers, Amp and bass Box (removable)