1954 BD Standard

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Re: 1954 BD Standard

Post by Rusting Hulk » Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:06 am

Glad he's enjoying himself, my dads the same, never at home. Looks like you will finish your BD before me! Everything goes at 'dead slow' in mid Wales :wink: Bring some of those gloves to HO :)
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Post by nick » Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:59 am

Rusting Hulk wrote:Glad he's enjoying himself, my dads the same, never at home. Looks like you will finish your BD before me! Everything goes at 'dead slow' in mid Wales :wink: Bring some of those gloves to HO :)

dont do it rich... you know what these brummies are like!!!!! :lol:

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Re: 1954 BD Standard

Post by bigbulli » Fri Sep 26, 2008 7:08 pm

nick wrote:dont do it rich... you know what these brummies are like!!!!! :lol:
too right I do nick....


Si...two for you... :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: 1954 BD Standard

Post by Rusting Hulk » Fri Sep 26, 2008 8:04 pm

I notice that jar is nearly empty..... Rich you know i like to get you up in the morning so no slouching when we go to HO
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Post by bigbulli » Sat Sep 27, 2008 6:23 am

Rusting Hulk wrote:Rich you know i like to get you up in the morning

you're scaring me now :lol: :lol: :lol:


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Post by nick » Sat Sep 27, 2008 7:31 pm

its that german ale rich... keep him off it... he gets a bit fruity when hes had a few!!! :lol:

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Re: 1954 BD Standard

Post by bigbulli » Wed Nov 05, 2008 3:00 pm

After 10 years of ownership I still havent been able to free and get out the torsion bars from the bd :evil: In addition on espring plate was jammed on and removing it resulted in damage to the torsion bar :evil: :evil:

What to do...

Well thanks to 686 bus-boy I now have a replacemnt set of torsion bars - many thanks Steve :cheers:

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This is all new to me having had stock buses for 15 years but it was interesting to see the inner spline (bottom) is narrower the the outside sping plate spline

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I have also got the centre gearbox mount from Volksheaven, as you can see I've cleaned up the bit that I need!

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You dont see this very often, the inner spline (torsion bar tube)...clean factory welding.....not

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So now just got to travel up to Bristol to swap out the centre front mount 8O


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Re: 1954 BD Standard

Post by nick » Wed Nov 05, 2008 3:44 pm

got your cheque today rich.. many thanks.. bolts will be in the post tonight..

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Re: 1954 BD Standard

Post by bigbulli » Wed Nov 05, 2008 3:56 pm

thanks nick, I'm guessing by the length of time it took to get to you the wife sent it 2nd class......cheap ass :wink:

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Re: 1954 BD Standard

Post by bigbulli » Wed Nov 05, 2008 4:45 pm

forgot I had these......CE bd length IRS swing arms....the black one :wink:

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Re: 1954 BD Standard

Post by bigbulli » Sun Feb 15, 2009 8:26 pm

the BD's interior was delivered today, (thanks buzz & Johnny). Having seen Mike1973's I had to have one, so it was straight to the tip for the westy springframe :lol:

BD should be back on it wheels in two weeks and down to Devon next month 8)

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Post by nick » Mon Feb 16, 2009 12:52 am

bigbulli wrote:the BD's interior was delivered today, (thanks buzz & Johnny). Having seen Mike1973's I had to have one, so it was straight to the tip for the westy springframe :lol:

BD should be back on it wheels in two weeks and down to Devon next month 8)

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Post by 23A » Mon Feb 16, 2009 9:05 am

bigbulli wrote:the BD's interior was delivered today, (thanks buzz & Johnny). Having seen Mike1973's I had to have one, so it was straight to the tip for the westy springframe :lol:

BD should be back on it wheels in two weeks and down to Devon next month 8)

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looks/sounds good, Dude! :D 8)
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Re: 1954 BD Standard

Post by alanoxo » Fri Feb 20, 2009 7:23 pm

That interior looks excellent :wink:

BTW thanks for the photo's of my single cab :wink:

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Re: 1954 BD Standard

Post by 13bussing » Wed Feb 25, 2009 10:46 am

bigbulli wrote:the BD's interior was delivered today, (thanks buzz & Johnny). Having seen Mike1973's I had to have one, so it was straight to the tip for the westy springframe :lol:

BD should be back on it wheels in two weeks and down to Devon next month 8)

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That is so nice I need to get on with mine :wink: :wink:

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