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VOLKSWAGEN T1 “ROAD SERVICE” – “CANVAS” PICK-UP | by Andrea Lattanzio
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VOLKSWAGEN T1 “ROAD SERVICE” – “CANVAS” PICK-UP

In 2011 I bought the set # 10220, I think it’s a well detailed and shaped set.

Furthermore I like vintage vehicles and especially the Bulli (even called Samba or Kombi).

I haven't bought original LEGO sets for many years and It has been a pleasure to have a new LEGO box in my hands.

 

Personally I prefer “working vehicles” and I wasn’t satisfied with the camper version.

I waited to build it until I had the idea to build a canvas pick-up for “road service”. So last winter I built my own version of the T1 and last week I took some pictures.

How to build the ropes of the canvas is an idea of “Karwik” (I see it on his beautiful Volvo F89). I think the canvas in this way looks real.

 

My T1 has two side doors below the load compartment; two shovels for road emergencies are mounted on the doors.

Two spare wheels, a fuel tank and a wooden box with various tools are positioned on the rack.

The plate is an italian one and the numbers are the original ones of a real T1 (I like the old Italian plate style).

Two HELLA supplemental lights are fitted on the front bumper.

 

A sticker with the VW Bobble Head mascot is positioned on the canvas, I love it!

 

P.S. In the next few days I'm going to share a MOC which fits perfectly with this T1...wait and see!

 

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Taken on April 25, 2014