Splittie Since 1950 Tee

Size: S
Colour: Ecru

Premium regular fit graphic tee

Smooth 100% combed cotton (marles contain 15% viscose)

Mid-weight fabric (180gsm)

Real world sizing

Hand printed to order in Australia

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Get ready to cruise down memory lane with our VW Kombi men's tee. This t-shirt features a vibrant, full-color print of the iconic splitscreen bus in a retro beach setting on the back. The front sports a small chest logo with "Splittie - Cruisin' Since 1950." Made from high-quality, soft cotton, this regular fit tee is perfect for any car enthusiast who loves the classic vibes of the Kombi. Whether you're hitting the beach or just hanging out, this tee will keep you looking cool and comfortable.

A tribute to the legendary Kombi

The Splittie holds a cherished place in automotive history as a symbol of freedom, adventure, and counter-culture. Introduced in the 1950s, this vehicle quickly became synonymous with the free-spirited lifestyle of the 1960s and 1970s, embraced by surfers, hippies, and road-trippers alike. Its distinctive split windscreen, endearing rounded shape, and versatile interior made it not just a mode of transportation, but a mobile home and a canvas for personal expression. The Kombi's simple, robust engineering and air-cooled engine contributed to its reliability and ease of maintenance, allowing owners to explore without worry. Its presence in pop culture, from music festivals to road movies, cemented its status as an icon of a generation that valued individuality and wanderlust.

Beyond its cultural impact, the VW Kombi split-screen bus is celebrated for its innovative design and practicality. The spacious interior could be configured in numerous ways to accommodate passengers, cargo, or even camping setups, making it incredibly versatile. The split-screen design, which provides excellent visibility and a charming aesthetic, set it apart from other vehicles of its time. This model's enduring popularity is also due to its association with adventure and simplicity—qualities that continue to resonate with enthusiasts today. Restorations and customizations of these classic buses are a testament to their timeless appeal, as each Kombi tells a unique story of journeys past and future dreams. The split-screen VW Kombi is not just a vehicle; it's a beloved emblem of a bygone era and a continuing inspiration for modern explorers.

At Petrol Threads, we have the perfect tees for every car enthusiast. Our mens, womens and kids tees are all regular fit, made from 100% soft combed cotton (except the marle colours, which are 15% viscose). They provide unbeatable comfort for all-day wear. With a mid-weight (180gsm) fabric, these tees are ideal for any season. Available in a range of colour finishes such as faded, stonewash, marle, and camo, they offer something for everyone. Designed with real-world sizing, these tees ensure a perfect fit. And, they're preshrunk to minimize any shrinking and are fully machine washable for easy care.

Choosing the right size is straightforward! To find your perfect fit, measure a tee you already own and love. Lay it flat and measure straight across the front from armpit to armpit, then compare that measurement with our size chart, conveniently located just above the "Add to Cart" button. If you're unsure or between sizes, we always recommend ordering a size up to ensure a comfortable fit. Get ready to enjoy your new favorite tee, designed with the car enthusiast in mind!


At Petrol Threads we hand print your clothing to order, and it generally takes us 3-5 business days to do this and get your items in the post. If you need something super-fast, contact us and we'll do our best to accommodate your timeframe.

You can have your order sent to a PO Box, Parcel Locker or any location or service that Australia Post delivers to. We use regular or express post parcels, all deliveries have a tracking number. We post from Rouse Hill NSW 2155.

We have flat rate shipping costs so you'll always know what you're up for. Shipping within Australia is free for orders over $99. You can view all of the shipping information here.


At Petrol Threads we a truly bespoke brand. We don't have a warehouse full of products, instead, we hand-print your clothing when you order. So please choose your design and size carefully. We provide all the measurements and are happy to answer any questions before ordering.

Sometimes, the size you order isn't right for you.

You can return your clothing within 30 days for a refund. Just ensure your items are unworn, unwashed and still have tags attached. And if you want your item in a different size, we ask you to submit a return request and once approved, go ahead and order the new shirt. We find it's faster and easier for both of us to refund your first order, and have you place a new one for the right size.

To start a return request click here.

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Customer Reviews

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adrian walter
The best car shirts

Great fit, quality and look. Nearly every shirt I have gets comments and the usual question of "where did I get it?". Greats shirts, great company.


Perfect product and material is so soft too, Natalie was excellent to deal with and very generous with helping me with my order. very quick delivery thank you :)

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