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[*] posted on 11-19-2016 at 10:10 AM
Baja convoy early 2017

Hi. My wife and I, retired and in our 60s, would like to find a couple of or a few VW vans to drive Baja leaving Southern California Jan 15, 2017 or soon after. We have a 2000 VW transporter, 1.9 turbo diesel. From England so right hand drive, fitted out by VANWORKX. We will be driving south from Vancouver Canada in early Jan 2017.

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[*] posted on 11-20-2016 at 09:37 AM

Whats with the painted mirrors?

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[*] posted on 11-21-2016 at 06:30 AM

Quote: Originally posted by woody with a view  
Whats with the painted mirrors?

like position lights on an aircraft, or boat is my guess. cool van btw
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[*] posted on 11-21-2016 at 01:19 PM

We're leaving Vancouver for Baja about Jan. 10, give or take a couple of days.

We pull a 19' f.g. trailer with a p/u. We were down in Jan. this year and loved it.

Like the Port and Starboard mirrors.

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[*] posted on 11-21-2016 at 01:25 PM

The mirror colors may not help when the van is driving upside down, however.

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[*] posted on 11-21-2016 at 02:28 PM

Actually, being as though it's an European van, it's sort of correct the way it is.

In European waterways our Red, Right, Returning is reversed. Sort of like driving on the "wrong" side of the road, it takes a bit of getting used to.

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[*] posted on 11-27-2016 at 06:33 PM

I knew I had seen that van before, although upside down:
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