Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...

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Re: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...

Postby readyboy61 » Thu Mar 16, 2017 11:44 am

rusty1962 wrote:
readyboy61 wrote:Looking good, but give you until a trip on the motorway before they get on your nerves becusae of blind spots :lol:


Since my eye op I'm bad enough already without the curtains :lol:


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Re: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...

Postby rusty1962 » Sun Mar 19, 2017 11:04 pm

:cheers: Evening all :cheers:

I've pulled a couple of long days on the Puck this weekend but I've got a fair bit to show for my efforts........which is nice. Thoroughly recommend the Erbauer nibbler that I got from Screwfix :D

I'll let the pics do the most of the talking............

Finishing off o/s top section....

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Door cut out ........

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Then the final window

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Trial fit of roof.....note the bits of wood

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and then attached for good. Note the accuracy with which Eriba cut the roof.....that's their doing not mine :roll: The trim will cover it though :wink:

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The top has now been seam sealed to within an inch of its life, inside and out. Hopefully it wont fall off 8O Just to make sure, I put four pop rivets in......which is exactly what I took out. The trim fixings add plenty more physical fixings though.

After that I began work on the interior, knocking up some boxes golf the wheel arches.....


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Next up is some wiring and then wall insulation.

It's all starting to come together :cheers: :cheers:

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Cheers

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Re: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...

Postby Bren Ralls » Mon Mar 20, 2017 7:17 am

Looking spot on top work.

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Postby ducatis » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:08 am

Isn't envy meant to be green, not orange?

Simply, fantastic


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Re: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...

Postby rusty1962 » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:13 am

Bren Ralls wrote:Looking spot on top work.


ducatis wrote:Isn't envy meant to be green, not orange?

Simply, fantastic



Thanks fellas :D
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Re: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...

Postby oilyragg » Mon Mar 20, 2017 6:44 pm

Lovely job Steve, it's looking the part.

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Re: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...

Postby Cleverchap » Mon Mar 20, 2017 8:15 pm

Loving that. It will look amazing hooked up together and rolling down the road B)
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Postby readyboy61 » Tue Mar 21, 2017 2:25 pm

polishi it laquer it and blind people in the sun :lol: 8)
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Re: Rusty, our 1962 11 window bus, resto now in year two……er, three...

Postby Coops » Wed Mar 29, 2017 7:51 pm

Proper excited for you Steve, really looking forward to our Viccy Farm adventure :cheers:

Superb attention to detail as always.

That light at the end of the tunnel is no longer a bloke with a torch bringing you more work..........it's actually the finish line.

Well done, speak soon.

(If I ever get this mahoosive pile of sand of my driveway I may even be able to get our bus out of the garage :cry: :o :? :bounce: :lol: )
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