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Post by bigbulli » Fri Nov 12, 2004 2:54 pm

54DoubleDoor wrote:Nice work Rich...

I see you spot/plug welded the tops of the outriggers to the top hat section and seam welded the outrigger to the chassis rail.

I've got to do this on the BD, always good to see other people doing it, to get info/ideas :D

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it all brings back memories nice work i like to see things done properly
Thanks Gents,

Yep I plug welded them as you described and then seam welded to the chassis. Just love the penetration :lol: you get when welding to the chassis. Dad actually has a spot welder but we don't use it much it only has one set of tips and they dont fit in everywhere.

We have done a lot more work, completing the inner front chassis, fitted front and middle outriggers and inner sill, have just bought an NOS bay pick up treasure chest outer sill which looks a good fit. I forgot my camera so no pics but am working on it tomorrow so some should follow soon.

Just bought a *MINT* near new 500mm CE rack for the SC from ebay 8)
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Post by bigbulli » Sat Nov 13, 2004 9:01 pm

Couple pictures of the work we did two weeks ago. Dad had finished off the front centre chassis, just gotta clean the welds and paint. I welded in the front and middle outriggers and inner sill in.

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Today we spot welded the NOS VW Brazil bay pick up outer sill, it is a very good fit with the correct profile. We also fitted the short Schofield panel, still a bit of welding to do around the rear main chassis and the driver side cab floor.

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Post by dubbus56 » Sun Nov 14, 2004 4:35 pm

Top work Rich, keep us updated. When are you hoping to have him done by? Or is it done when it's done?
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Post by bigbulli » Sun Nov 14, 2004 8:24 pm

dubbus56 wrote:Top work Rich, keep us updated. When are you hoping to have him done by? Or is it done when it's done?
Ben
Thanks Ben!

I'm hoping to get it on the road next year for BVF. Plan is to finish welding and then shoot the underneath before Christmas, do the brakes in the new year and then get the engine running. I think the driverside king pins are shafted so I will need to swap these out.

This will depend how much time I get now we have two little fella's :lol:

Then back on to the BD, gotta get this done :roll:

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Post by bigbulli » Sun Nov 28, 2004 9:59 pm

New commercial rack



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Post by bigbulli » Sat Jan 15, 2005 10:03 am

Hoops made by Gareth Young to be fitted on the SC

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Post by loz » Sat Jan 15, 2005 8:06 pm

nice looking vespa, i,ve got a 1960 125, yours looks a bit older.

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Post by bigbulli » Sat Jan 22, 2005 9:04 pm

loz wrote:nice looking vespa, i,ve got a 1960 125, yours looks a bit older.
Unfortunately not my scooters, they belong to Joe, the guy I got the hoops from. I am on the look out for a mid 60's Series 3 125 LI (Lambretta)....

Dad finished the drivers side cab floor, then painted with a seam sealer, just needs repainting....

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Post by bigbulli » Tue Mar 22, 2005 8:42 pm

shot blasting nearly complete!

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Post by bigbulli » Sat Apr 09, 2005 6:57 pm

Old king pins off!

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New king pins to be fitted, these have been refurbished by Simon of "Steering Guru". Top work!

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Started brake refurb

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Post by bigbulli » Wed May 11, 2005 8:14 pm

Have fitted new King and Link pins and complete new brake set ups on the front end.

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New brake set up for the rear end

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Post by 66bazbus » Thu May 12, 2005 9:21 am

Looking 8)

What you using on the drums?
just got some that I want to tidy up a bit.
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Post by bigbulli » Thu May 12, 2005 7:17 pm

I used a high temperture black satin metal protection paint (rattle can), it was made by Plasticoat or something like that I used smoothrite (rattle can) on the westy.

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Post by bigbulli » Sun May 22, 2005 8:36 am

Rear brakes fitted, will clean underneath rear of pick up when we need to remove engine and g/box.

Also fitted new flexi hoses on front and new tie rod ends. Cleaned brake pipes with emery cloth and painted with copper grease.

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Post by MaHarg » Sun May 22, 2005 8:53 am

Looking good... 8) 8)

Can't wait to see the SC at one of the shows, do you think you will make BVF...?

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