Wednesday, June 11, 2014

OCTO

 Once a year VW enthusiast flock to sunny southern California for the week long congregation of VW’s and the events. Even though there were major changes with events/dates/venues and what, the week turned out to be one to go down on the books. The week started off with the usual Pomona Weekend followed by several bbq’s/open houses/fiestas/etc. Come Saturday morning the big Type ll show was in full force, OCTO. This year’s event attracted nearly  275 pre 1967 Type ll’s. People came from every corner of the planet. As always, the show ran smoothly, thanks to the OCTO crew.

 

This is probably the best $5 entrance fee VW show around.

 

Here’s PJ. This is the guy who makes this all possible.

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 Cambodian row 

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Pimpin parts while he pimps others out!   ………… Everett Barnes 

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Cool fire engine red 1965 

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 One of the coolest buses on hand. Rafa Gutierrez’ 1957 European palm green / sand green 

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One can also find beetle parts at this event  

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Early bus parts were everywhere 

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 Rare and expensive

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The long awaited 1954 RHD Kombi, belonging to Mr. Gerson of Klassic Fab. 

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 Here’s Gerson applying the BDM crest.

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Officially “connected”

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Here’s a shot of Gerson, myself and his awesome 1954 RHD Kombi who was built by Jason Stratton.  You can read more about the build here. 

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Clara pimpin out her cool door panels

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Type ll’s everywhere

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Tim Liventry original’s. Hand painted signs, a nice décor for your shop

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Here's a cool shot with my big homie, Side Yokotani, of the infamous WEST COAST RIDAZ. He came all the way from Japón! 

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This was cool, and it didn't sell!!??  A March 20 dash, 1954 Barndoor engine. Part of the Glen Bornhoff collection

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More of the Glen Bornhoff collection

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Very cool pressed bumper bus with flat paint. My kind of bus

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Kevin's 1958 Deluxe 15 window. This bus has come a long way

 

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Nice original paint pressed bumper Single Cab

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Early pressed bumper double door panel with logo’s and with double sided Westy tents

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This is little Suzie. She is the owner, operator and designer for Volks Baggin. She makes the coolest wallets, key chains, purses and coin purses. These little items make great gifts for all occasions.   

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 Volks Baggin also makes natural soaps

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Goodies galore all over this table. Take your pick!!??

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Now this vendor had all the cool vintage accessories you need for you VW. Coleman galore

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This is John Iezzi’s 1965 Standard. It’s lived all it’s life within the San Gabriel area and has been owned and driven by one of my friends for the past 25 years!

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Here’s a very cool original paint mouse grey / white 23 window deluxe with an early Westfalia camping interior

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This pressed bumper panel sold as soon as the owner parked it! Moss and all went with the bus

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How cool is all this moss growing on the bus!!!

 

 

 

 

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All the way from my home town of Luanco, Asturias ……….. GITANOS!!!

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One of my favorite shots

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Joder tio, era el paraiso de las single cab bus!!!! HOSTIA!!!!

Posted by: Fer | Friday, June 13, 2014

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Eh tio, la SGPG del chilango del Rafa es el mejor bus del meeting, esta muy guapo, como su garage que es mas guapo que el Guernika de Picasso!!!!!

Posted by: Fer | Friday, June 13, 2014

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Joder tio! No me toques los huevos!! No hay nada mas guapo que Guernika! Pero el garage del Chilango del Rafa es la Hostia! Todos que tiran ahí se cagan!! El Rafa es un crack. Les gusto como habla el Cabron!?

Posted by: Johnny | Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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Si, joder, no mames guey.... habla chilango puro!!!

Ese garaje si que es GUAPO!!!!!!

Posted by: Fer | Friday, June 20, 2014

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