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Welcome to the luxb.us

luxstop-smallThe bus rendered above is Luke's 1971 bus, sketched Richard Scarry-style by Luke, simply because his books and artwork had such an influence on him growing up. Purchased a lowly and solid 1971 Volkswagen Deluxe Sunroof Transporter during the summer of 2009 from an nice lady who had stored it for eighteen years. Let's see where this leads.


Recent photos of the bus in restoration mode:

Photos on Instagram via @luxbus

Photos on Instagram via @luxuryluke

Photos on FLICKR

Miscellaneous Updates

Milestones

2012-APR: Shellac and jigsaw acquired. Now work.

2012-APR: Old rims from The Bus Co and now tehy're Powder Coated.

2012-APR: New Hankook proper load-rated radials!

2012-MAR: FEATURED/COVER for SEATTLE MET MAG!!!

2012-MAR: Just picked up some Birch for the interior.

2012-MAR: New sliding windows and jailbars ordered.

2011-JAN: These Bias-ply tires don't do snow.

2011-AUG: There's a great Bus Mechanic in Ballard.

2011-JUL: All moved in to the new garage.

2011-JUN: Will reside on Bainbridge Island.

2011-MAY: Is in Seattle & cruisin' the streets.

2011-APR: Is being shipped to Seattle.

2011-MAR: SANDY IS PAINTED! I'm so pumped.

2011-FEB: SANDY IS GETTING PAINTED!

2011-FEB: Removed all the lights & rubber with Aidan

2011-JAN: Rust repair complete and partly primed.

2011-JAN: Dropped bus off for rust repair.

2010-OCT: Replacement sunroof metal arrived.

2010-SEP: Horn finally installed!

2010-JUL: New engine!!! runs better than ever.

2010-JUL: BLEW THE ENGINE!!!

2010-JUN: Ordered massive air horn!

2010-JUN: Ordered sound & heat insulation!

2010-MAY: Great quote on paint & rust repair!

2010-MAR: Fuel tank issues resolved!

2010-JAN: Saving up for rust repair & paint!

2009-OCT: New Motor & Transmission-Running great!

2009-JUL: Purchased the bus!

So, what the heck is this?

wheelOh, nothing. Just a simple site for shorturls (see Shaun Inman's "lessn") that ended up being a great place to garage info on one of my hobbies.

Before this 1971 bus, I had a 1960 VW Kombi (13 window standard) that was never fully realized and in a moment of weekness was sold. I'm pretty sure my current project isn't going anywhere …else.

Here's the wallpaper

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wallpaper image

As requested!

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