Phil Hoken, 39, from Australia, buys old and rusty vans for a low price, fixes them up, and then sells them with a good margin. Look at the way he has turned an old Volkswagen Transporter Kombi van into a chic, retro-style motorhome.

Phil Hoken says that he bought a 1975 Volkswagen online for $5,000.

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The restoration took seven months and cost about $30,000.

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The van retained its retro look; a refrigerator, bed, stove, and other travel necessities were added.

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The finished motorhome put up for sale online for $65,000. Just 17 hours after the ad was posted it was sold for $60,000.

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Hoken has been fixing cars for 24 years. He started out as a teenager, under his father's supervision.

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But he's only recently set up his own business restoring pre-owned motorhomes.

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And this is his first project which is quite successful!

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So the man decided to produce more vintage motorhomes based on the Volkswagen Kombi. It turns out that there are much more fans of retro than we think.

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