RHD 1954 Samba

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Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Post by kilgore » Tue Mar 24, 2015 10:42 pm

ernie wrote:You can't be putting no scooby lump in that Dave, the purists will be out for ya blood!

Fair play though mate - that'll be nice in a few weeks when it's all done.
hahaha can you imagine :lol: :lol: :lol:

I have a super 90 motor that was going in the windup but will now eventually be taking residence in this S..T box :)

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Post by OxonPhil » Tue Mar 31, 2015 9:50 pm

Dave,

I hope Dai "donated" that pile of scrap metal to you :lol:

You do need to squint a bit to be able to see a '54 Barndoor :roll:

I have seen your lovely 23 window, so expect good things from this :cheers:

I look forward to following the progress..........Good luck Herr Schmidt......your gonna need it :lol:

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Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Post by grant » Wed Apr 01, 2015 7:54 pm

A long road ahead. Will be following this one :)
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Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Post by Austin » Wed Apr 01, 2015 9:00 pm

Wow, your brave dude, will be awesome to see it in progress.

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Post by dottie the bus » Wed Apr 01, 2015 9:46 pm

WOW if you save this it even blows Mark P out of the water 8O 8O
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Post by spit nolan » Fri Apr 10, 2015 9:28 pm

Lets see if this works, little time lapse vid from when we loaded it up at Dai's.

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Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Post by kilgore » Tue Apr 14, 2015 11:51 am

Thanks for the kind words boys and girls. Exciting news is Smith now has free space to start on her way way earlier than expected so shes off to Cornwall this Saturday!! Excited is an understatement. :D

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Post by clymoj » Tue Apr 14, 2015 12:17 pm

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Post by kilgore » Sun Apr 19, 2015 6:09 pm

500 mile round drip yesterday to Cornwall on a Barndoor collection and delivery trip. The s**t box is now with Smith and in pretty incredible company.

The old girl has a bit of a fat chick complex parked up next to 3 52 buses!! Haha :D

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Post by gin23deluxe » Thu Apr 23, 2015 11:24 pm

wow if any one can copy something its you guys :D
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Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Post by kilgore » Thu Apr 28, 2016 11:37 pm

Right well its been an entire year since I dropped the bus off with Matt, its finally now the deluxes turn to get its weld on. This past year has mostly been spent buying what feels like endless parts for the old girl. A massive delivery of panels from Gerson landed before christmas and the final piece of the puzzle arrived a few weeks ago.

Ive managed to source an rhd 23 window body cut that will massively help in the reconstruction.

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I am on the hunt for a deluxe ashtray and also a 54/55 only deluxe clock, hens teeth I know but if you know of one hit me up please!
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Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Post by kilgore » Mon Jul 11, 2016 12:22 pm

Metal work actually starting this week down with Matt,

Plan of action is to remove whats left of the body from the chassis, get the chassis in the jig, rebuild and straighten then re-attach, easy :D

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Metal rusted away nicely ready for the front tubs! :D

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Floor removed...

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Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Post by kilgore » Mon Jul 11, 2016 3:33 pm

bus now scalped 8O 8O 8O

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Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Post by Sam McMahon » Mon Jul 11, 2016 5:53 pm

Really looking forward to seeing this coming together dude!!

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Re: RHD 1954 Samba

Post by Chud » Mon Jul 11, 2016 6:28 pm

Follow you on Instagram dude, fair play to you.
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