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8)
"Meanwhile back at the ranch!!"
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Hi Mark,

excellent news mate, the bus looks spot on at every angle!

Loving seeing your mini me's enjoying it so much

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Well done Mark,

This has been an amazing thread read by many people like me who hardly ever post on here but have gained inspiration on an almost daily basis for their own projects.

Well done again,

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8) 8) 8) 8) Super Great Smashin 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)
So pleased for you MrP epic epic epic :compress: great set of Pic's.
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Coops wrote:
LODGE wrote:OoooshImage

Thats the pic of the year so far for me.....................
Wow two amazing buses you both got to come to the seal rescue in those to have some cool pics with the seals
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So pleased to see Gerry's first time pass. A fitting finale to such an amazing build. Many more smiles to come, guaranteed!
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Monkeeboots wrote:
Coops wrote:
LODGE wrote:OoooshImage

Thats the pic of the year so far for me.....................
Wow two amazing buses you both got to come to the seal rescue in those to have some cool pics with the seals
I love a tight seal :wink:
Keep it stock and love the rust
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Wow! What a journey. Brilliant thread. :bounce:
She looks great.

Hope to catch up at 'VanFest' or 'Brighton' have a chat.

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What a thread, a story , a journey , well done that man
This is what's it's all about. 8) 8) 8) 8) 8)


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Forgot to upload this one ..... GERRY GETTING A GEO CHECK after the new tyres were fitted






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Thank you everyone for all your great comments





So what been happening

Well unfortunately I have to work tomorrow so no Gerry time as I have stuff to do straight after that too gggggrrrrrrrrrr..

I have booked Gerry in with a well known air-cooled specialist in Northamptonshire D G Autos I was lucky as when I called they just had a cancelation so that meant I jumped the Que and Gerry is going in on Tuesday :cheers: :cheers: : :bounce: :bounce: :cheers: :cheers: other than that I know he was booked up for a few weeks so I consider myself lucky :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

They are going to give the engine th once over and do the timing as I have not done this after I fitted the electronic ignition.. :roll:


I reeled of a few things I want checking to Dominic ( the owner ) and he has asked me to do I hit list and that will work there way though it :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:

It's not a big list but just a few things I want checking that I don't know how to do :roll:



Laters Perv's


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What we all gonna do now it's finished??
You need to build another one!!
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Damn you beat me to it!
Congratulations Mark :cheers: :cheers: :cheers:
More of a resurrection than restoration :wink:
Nice job!
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Deep Respect :cheers:
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:cheers: :cheers: :cheers: :cheers: dead chuffed for you Mark. Richly deserved. Love the look of joy on your boys faces! Top job, can't wait to see Gerry in the metal. 8)
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Post by orange »

Hi mark.
I've been following your thread from your first post, you've done a great job bringing that van back to life, and in just two years shows how motivated you are.
your posts and pictures have inspired me on many occasion to get my ass off the sofa and into the garage.
sure you'll get the most out of the van with your family.
I hope to get my van rolling next year so will defiantly come and say hi if I see you at a show.
Enjoy.
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