RHD 1954 Samba

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thanks boys!

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apparently you need to break a few eggs to make an omelette .......

These few even startled me a bit!

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smithsvw wrote::roll:
Not fussed one bit are you Smith?

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Hey Dave,

The chassis doesn't look too bad in the last photograph, it's lot better than I expected!!

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PastDown wrote:Hey Dave,

The chassis doesn't look too bad in the last photograph, it's lot better than I expected!!
me too dude much better than i thought. shame the rest is way worse haha

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Wow, just noticed the rhd front mat!!! Rare as that s**t from them rocking horses!!!!
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Would have been easier for klassic fab to send you a repro bus and slap the vin tag on , same result :lol:
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readyboy61 wrote:Would have been easier for klassic fab to send you a repro bus and slap the vin tag on , same result :lol:
:D almost! however everything externally will be going back on. Its in pieces but will be whole again soon!

It will effectively be a brand new chassis with a neatly stitched and blended original bus back on top.

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Chassis on the Jig today and a final massive order to Rick at Schofields. Hopefully thats all the metal ordered.

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Amazing project, the rolling chassis shot puts the amount of work to be done into perspective - these are the pics we all love! Keep 'em coming!!!
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ask and you shall receive! Big haul of chassis related metal, lighting fast service from Rick at Schofields as usual, thanks dude!

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Super project, can't wait to see the progress

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Super project, can't wait to see the progress

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main chassis rails basically complete toast. Weirdly ok in places but the decision has been made that it will be stronger, safer and the best option to replace with fresh steel.

out with the old...

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