66 Dove Blue og paint Westy

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66 Dove Blue og paint Westy

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Nearly finished my 66 0g paint Westy, i have had this for two yrs and finally got round to sorting it.The bus originated from Oregon it last turned a wheel in 83. The bus took three days to mop and polish and i think the time shows in the results.
Welding was not too involved it needed cargo floor quarter in from the doors and one outer sill on this side, paint was the carefully blended to match.
Westy camping kit is all there and in great shape although i did replace the cargo door panels with original spec 3mm birch ply and aged them to match.
Dropped the front with one adjuster on the beam and dropped spindels, straight axel in the rear connected to 1776 which pulls like a train.
Still need to locate set of og paint correct bumpers.

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Thats sick fella - loving that OG paint !?
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Thats some buffing right there!!!! 8)
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Wow that is amazing work! It looks gorgeous! :D

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love it mate i met you and your awsome van at dubs at the castle.really is a cool van.
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Thanks chaps.
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8O blimey well done looks fantastic
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Thats quality, what did you use to buff it, if you don't mind me asking?
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Very nice you've done a great job, also saw you at Castle in the line up 8)
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What a STUNNING result and a very beautiful bus you have, i absolutly love it mate. ( I just hope you are planning on fitting OG mirrors to it)

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Yes i would love to get some og mirrors on the bus and i do have set for it, but unfortunatley when we tried to get the pins out the door hinges they did not want to play ball.
We tried everything starting with some well placed hits with a hole punch and ending with heating it, drilling it etc etc as we were starting to discolour the og paint we gave up and went with putting back the bay mirrors that it came with. I dont find them too offensive, but i know i will end up taking the doors off and getting the pins pressed out.
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I saw your bus at Dubs at the Castle and was amazed at what a cool bus this is.

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Absolutely love your bus mate, very 8)
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That bus is awesome, og paint shines well
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Still love this bus sooooooo much
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