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UK Man Fits VW Camper Van For His Son To His 1961 Lambretta Scooter

London, Feb 20 :  A 44-year-old man in Northwood,Middlesex, Jay Dyer, has fitted a classic Volkswagen Camper to his 1961 Lambretta scooter to take his son for rides, Daily Mail reported. The custom-built accessory was

PTI [ Updated: February 20, 2012 13:39 IST ]
uk man fits vw camper van for his son to his 1961 lambretta
uk man fits vw camper van for his son to his 1961 lambretta scooter

London, Feb 20 :  A 44-year-old man in Northwood,Middlesex, Jay Dyer, has fitted a classic Volkswagen Camper to his 1961 Lambretta scooter to take his son for rides, Daily Mail reported.


The custom-built accessory was created for his 11-year-old son Kaine to sit in while they drive around the country.

After buying the 'skin' in Belgium, Dwyer spent seven months welding and painting the one-of-a-kind modification in his back garden.

He then had to make sure the lights on the camper van worked before fitting it to the 1961 Lambretta.

Now the father of two  is continually stopped while driving by people desperate to have their photo taken with it.

He said: 'When my son and I are driving along the roads we turn everyone's heads.

'We get absolutely mobbed by people when we take it to shows and journeys can take ages because we're constantly stopped for photos.

'No-one has ever seen anything like it and it's a great feeling to see the look on people's faces once they realise it's a miniature camper van.

'I've had scooters for 27 years and see them as an iconic part of British culture, I'm glad to make my contribution.

'My friends think I'm a bit eccentric but I've built them so many things throughout the years that they are really quite pleased with my hobby.'

He added: 'It cost me about £2,500 to build but I have had people stop me and offer £8,000 for it.

'But there's no way I would sell it, you can't put a money value on something like that.'

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