Friday, September 11, 2009

Sacramento Bug O Rama

The longest running bug show in the US is in Sacramento. It's a labor day event (who thought that was a good idea) and includes drag races, and a pretty big vendor area.

I was able to find a few parts that I was missing, and some replacement parts that I wanted.

As usual, Bay Window buses were underrepresented, but there were a couple.

Pics say it all, they are here

Some of my favorites:
Usually the Adventure top makes the Bus look huge, but when compared to other vehicles, it can look almost petite.


Nice Rat rod, I'll post more on this one later.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

That Short Bus

It's a piece of art and expression, assuming that you want it to be. There is a reason that the typical depiction of the Bus has the Peace/Love flowery things all over it -there is a big wide canvas on those panels that lets its owner say what they want to say and move it to where they want to say it.

So there is this guy:

His website is here and it is marginally safe for work (he tattoos everywhere except neck and face, if you know what I mean...) Bill has a thing for weird cars.

I could go into great detail about it, but he has a website that says it all.

But in case you don't have time to surf, here are a few more.

Introducing, The Squirrel

I have another VW. I know it's a sickness. I'm cutting and pasting the post that I put on the samba: The Back story: My grandpare...