1967 HITOP aka tower block

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1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by 211vanman » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:01 pm

This is my darling wifes bus (so i tell her), she wanted to be able to stand up in a camper so i think she wanted a poptop but i got a hitop instead, big shout out to Rich (bigbulli) in finding van in Portugal and a great deal was done ! Im going stock with dove blue enjoy the pics - as the restorer says"ITS ONLY METAL" the bus is rusty but he is good!

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yes i know its rotten but it is a hitop, i will be making a few calls to Mr Schofield , autocraft and the green funky metal panels
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Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by 211vanman » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:03 pm

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Why did they cut the bulkhead like this ? then brace it ? i see other hitops like this
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Post by Reggie » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:16 pm

I fancy a Dove blue hitop :lol:
Looks good Daz now work your magic on it.
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Post by kilgore » Tue Oct 12, 2010 10:22 pm

cant wait to see this finished!! So matts getting it ready for volksworld then ;-)

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Post by 211vanman » Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:03 am

to go in

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more rust
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Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by 211vanman » Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:04 am

Reggie wrote:I fancy a Dove blue hitop :lol:
Looks good Daz now work your magic on it.


"magic" we need miracles please pray :)
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Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by PastDown » Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:55 am

I love high tops!
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Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by the bus driver » Wed Oct 13, 2010 5:34 pm

PastDown wrote:I love high tops!
x2 :lol:

Good luck with the rest, i see a lot of potential !! :wink:


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Post by Rusty Lee » Wed Oct 13, 2010 5:43 pm

im thinking smitter had a shock ha.only metal he will eat those words ha.volklsworld 2020.
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Post by smithsvw » Wed Oct 13, 2010 6:32 pm

Think i got screwed on this deal............
Guy turns up with a eyesore of a truck for me....
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And i give him this beauty..
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Ah well time to try and make her look pretty!!
The "TOWER BLOCK" is gonna be a bit more work than i thought but as i stupidly said "it's only metal" :D
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Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by Rusty Lee » Wed Oct 13, 2010 7:02 pm

matty that saying will last through the ages ha.i think its only rust is more like it ha
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Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by kilgore » Thu Oct 14, 2010 10:46 am

Hope those graphics are staying Daz!

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Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by 211vanman » Thu Oct 14, 2010 2:31 pm

Graphics are coool esp in Dove blue!

The van had a serious camping interior ,2 sets of cooking hobs , fridge ,sink,rock n roll bed, cupboards and wardrobes galore even a showe unit incorporated in tailgate with 2 water tanks underneath -a serious camping van with loads of insulation !but it all had to go sorry
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Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by the bus driver » Thu Oct 14, 2010 6:23 pm

what's happening with the interior?

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Re: 1967 HITOP aka tower block

Post by bigbulli » Thu Oct 14, 2010 8:10 pm

Daz, fantastic to see work started, look forward to following the progress 8)

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