Vanagon – Semi hi top pop top in Mexico

Interating vanagin and Dutch couple Simon met during his recent Mexico trip. I don’t have many details, but I think it’s a Reimo top (and limited edition ) diesel, twin fuel tanks, syncro. I bet a few of you out there know this couple.


Multiple dope slaps for shooting this video in portrait mode, but still very much worth a look.

Oh and yes, that’s a Thule van door lock on the sliding door.

  1. #1 by Simon on June 2, 2017 - 8:47 am

    Their blog / handle is “The Slow Dutchman;

    https://www.facebook.com/theslowdutchman/
    https://www.instagram.com/theslowdutchman/
    https://m.youtube.com/channel/UCPT-dLkUrV9_cnmpqJPRbwQ

    Really nice people with a really nice rig, they were getting it painted in Guanajuato (they were actually the inspiration that got me thinking on a Mexican paint job) and were then headed for South America.

  2. #3 by edbee on June 2, 2017 - 2:06 pm

    Thanks for posting the video, always interesting to see other people’s van improvements. 🙂

    PS – aren’t they ever coming back to Canada?

    • #4 by albell on June 2, 2017 - 8:22 pm

      Simon and Maria are back, as of tow day ago. We’re going over to see them tomorrow and I’ll have a look at hwo we are going to mount Simons new fiamma awning to the high top.

      And look over the decoupler he bought….

      Cheers

      Ab >

  3. #5 by Richard Smith on July 16, 2017 - 9:59 am

    I think that’s a Weinsberg top.

    • #6 by albell on July 16, 2017 - 9:33 pm

      You sure? I thought Reimo, check out their blog for confirm.

      Cheers

      Ab

      • #7 by Richard Smith on July 18, 2017 - 5:56 am

        I’m no expert :^ but I thought it looked like a Weinsberg, so I googled and got a lot of similar-looking tops – semi-high poptops with those diagonal grooves near the back. Didn’t have much luck with the blog, but that may be partly down to my internet telephone…

      • #8 by albell on July 18, 2017 - 8:22 am

        See what you think, pic of Reimo on this page of Samba thread.

        https://www.thesamba.com/vw/forum/viewtopic.php?p=5820486&highlight=reimo#5820486

        Ab

        >

      • #9 by Richard Smith on July 19, 2017 - 4:17 am

        That definitely looks like it, and it’s inarguably labelled Reimo.

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