1966 Westy SO42 "Daisy"

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Re: 1966 Westy SO42 "Daisy"

Post by 66 SO42 » Sat Jan 03, 2015 6:48 pm

I hope so mate :D

Looking forward to getting it into colour now!

Irv's had long enough on holiday now, he needs to get back onto it :D :)

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Post by westy_mick » Fri Jan 09, 2015 11:07 pm

WOW !!
You've got 4 yes's Neil, you are through to the next round !! Hey what did the blaster use on the nose Ball Bearings ???

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Post by hopper van » Sat Jan 10, 2015 10:21 am

Nice van ;)
Start with a budget, finish with a mortgage!...

My build viewtopic.php?f=8&t=99481

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Post by Stevelambretta » Sun Jan 11, 2015 3:33 pm

The bus looked good before you started, just shows what you can cover up with filler. Where the hell did Daisy come from never seen a red daisy :) so your going to paint it yellow now ? :flower:

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Re: 1966 Westy SO42 "Daisy"

Post by 66 SO42 » Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:39 pm

westy_mick wrote:WOW !!
You've got 4 yes's Neil, you are through to the next round !! Hey what did the blaster use on the nose Ball Bearings ???

It's coming on, more pics when I get time...

Plenty of filler in the nose originally :cry:

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Re: 1966 Westy SO42 "Daisy"

Post by 66 SO42 » Thu Jan 15, 2015 10:41 pm

Stevelambretta wrote:The bus looked good before you started, just shows what you can cover up with filler. Where the hell did Daisy come from never seen a red daisy :) so your going to paint it yellow now ? :flower:
You never know we might surprise you with the colour :D

Going for another look this weekend, all in primer now, will load more pics when I get time

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Re: 1966 Westy SO42 "Daisy"

Post by NUGGET » Fri Jan 16, 2015 5:30 pm

Velvet green / pearl white

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Post by 66 SO42 » Fri Jan 16, 2015 7:44 pm

Thinking about metallic purple


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Re: 1966 Westy SO42 "Daisy"

Post by irvmeister » Fri Jan 16, 2015 7:54 pm

i hope your not planning on surprising me with the colour ,ive already mixed it

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Post by 66 SO42 » Fri Jan 16, 2015 8:33 pm

See you in the morning mate, sworn to secrecy ha ha

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Re: 1966 Westy SO42 "Daisy"

Post by 66 SO42 » Tue Jan 27, 2015 10:15 pm

OK, update overdue

I haven't been sat on my backside whilst Irv has been chopping my bus up :oops:

So lots of bits have had a clean, rebuild and paint

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The windows have also had another polish, but I cant find any pics of that....anyway tonight I've cleaned prepared and treated the petrol tank with POR tank sealer to try and protect it from the ethanol in petrol now, I've also been buying lots of bits ready for the big build

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Re: 1966 Westy SO42 "Daisy"

Post by 66 SO42 » Tue Jan 27, 2015 10:24 pm

and my speedo has been off to Thorsten at the VW museum in Germany

if went like this

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and came back like this

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and a few shiny bits ready for it coming back

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Re: 1966 Westy SO42 "Daisy"

Post by 66 SO42 » Tue Jan 27, 2015 10:36 pm

And as Irv seems to have forgotten to update what he's been up to :D

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More good news!

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Re: 1966 Westy SO42 "Daisy"

Post by 66 SO42 » Tue Jan 27, 2015 10:39 pm

In primer

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That's gets us about up to Christmas

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Re: 1966 Westy SO42 "Daisy"

Post by 66 SO42 » Tue Jan 27, 2015 10:48 pm

So into the new year

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Next stage colour

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