Sherry: Ship of Theseus: The Timbers are Caulked!

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Reading G ! Spotted a set of Wega mud flaps on eBay last week but they were £300 or so....

Not there now I’m afraid.
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JonnyCJ wrote:Reading G ! Spotted a set of Wega mud flaps on eBay last week but they were £300 or so....

Not there now I’m afraid.
Yes...So expensive..
I love the white ones!
Not Gay!
But UNOBTAINIUM now



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Obtaininium but much cashola
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So at last .... major metal work finished and onto first stages of paint
* Acid etch
* Prime
* Seam seal
* Thin stone chip
* Thin coat of top coat inside the inner chamber and on the belly pans.
Will be rust inhibited in here.....

Note the "racing lightened" rear cross member for the oil cooler!
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Decisions on Heater log based on these photos.. no idea where front of rear seat will be yet!

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So first coatImageImage




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Lovely !
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Cheers..
Has been a long route to get to here..
Will be SWR n BG mirobus....
eventually as built by Devon as a Devonette..
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Mud flaps in that shade of Gay White are not easy to come by!
Have been looking for AGES..
Going to the dark side.. have some black promised!
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Still gathering BITS..




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Need n OG slash bumper..
came with diamond...
Maybe heavy duty AHS repro again...

Anyone got a decent OG?
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Wegu on eBay were Beetle..saw em..





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Not put in the Devonette table pole mount yet? Was looking for it.....
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Nope the hole and the holes for the plate are drilled.
Not being bolted in till later....
Fits like this...Image
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Very nice! Looks Very Pretty..

Good work!

The timbers are caulked!

looks like another Bus..

Oh it is nearly!

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Bring on more paint!



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So Centre belly pan is to be removable to access the oil cooler should need arise.

Outer belly pans are to be welded on. Inside will be an enclosed box.This has been coated with a thin coat of gravitex stone chip n black.

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