RHD '62 fake 15 Window (now back to 11 windows)

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RHD '62 fake 15 Window (now back to 11 windows)

Post by nige1171 » Wed Sep 15, 2010 2:47 pm

.....and my first post! :cheers:

Hi Everyone,

Pleased as punch with my new wheels. Been "out of the Scene" for a few years since selling my '64 Notch (about 5 years ago) - but the itch never went away!!

Imported from Japan in 2008 and has undergone a comprehensive mechanical restoration over the last 12 months prior to me taking ownership last weekend (handily just in time for a visit to Vanfest :D ).

I'll no doubt be hanging around here quite a bit over the next few months picking up tips as my bus knowledge is not as good as my Bug & Type 3 knowledge.

Nige

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Re: My new ride! - RHD '62 15 Window

Post by nige1171 » Wed Sep 15, 2010 2:49 pm

Ah...

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Any tips for posting them correctly?

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Post by slammeddeluxe » Wed Sep 15, 2010 2:52 pm

Use the image link code mate used for bulletin boards - preview your post on here too to make sure it works

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Post by nige1171 » Wed Sep 15, 2010 2:58 pm

Sorted. Cheers. :oops:

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Post by kevsplitty » Wed Sep 15, 2010 5:40 pm

8) Nice ride mate,you cant beat a 62 15 window,nice one :wink:
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Post by kev mc » Wed Sep 15, 2010 6:02 pm

welcome nige
nice looking ride, just out of interest, what does the m-code plate say?
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Post by kilgore » Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:26 pm

Hi and welcome, RHD walk through to boot! Nice bus mate, 15's are awesome!!


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Re: My new ride! - RHD '62 15 Window

Post by whit » Wed Sep 15, 2010 7:50 pm

spotted it at vanfest 8)
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Post by bulliboyt2 » Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:16 pm

Thats a rocking bus 8)

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Post by nige1171 » Wed Sep 15, 2010 8:27 pm

kev mc wrote:welcome nige
nice looking ride, just out of interest, what does the m-code plate say?
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Give us a clue.... where do i find that? :oops:

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Post by kev mc » Wed Sep 15, 2010 9:06 pm

behind the drivers seat :wink:
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Post by spike the paint » Wed Sep 15, 2010 9:39 pm

sweet ride dude. 8)
who wants usefulness or practicality in a vehicle as opposed to old, technologically outdated, unreliable, under powered, over priced "vans". They are not exactly the definition of "useful" under any circumstance
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Post by m1xmag » Wed Sep 15, 2010 11:07 pm

Very nice ride that - how did you happen upon it in Japan?
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Post by nige1171 » Thu Sep 16, 2010 9:01 am

Import was before my time so I don't know how it was found in Japan.

First owner over here was from Dorset and a few bits were done by him, reconditioned steering box and CSP front brakes being the main bits before being sold on in Feb this year to a guy from Cardiff who had a TES recon 1600 fitted, the rear straight axled with recon box and dropped spindles up front by The Bus Station.

However, despite having all that work done (£8k's worth since Feb) he has decided to emigrate and that's where I stepped in.

Personally, i would have spent the engine money on something a little more pokey (my old notch had a 2110cc stroker motor which was fab :D ) but it will do me for a while - after all, it still has less than 500 miles on it and is still being run-in.

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Re: My new ride! - RHD '62 15 Window

Post by 211vanman » Tue Dec 07, 2010 6:15 pm

nice bus bring it to Midlandsplitbusmeet
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