52 Rhd Standard

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So 4 months on the wait was over, we got the panels from klassicfab ;)

It's pulled back out from the corner of the work shop. Time to crack on again :cheers:
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Bulkhead in
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Front floor in
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seat tubs and dash in
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Front mocked up, looking like a bus again after being off the road 52 years!!
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After a lot of repositioning, pulling, pushing, head scratching and swearing!! The front is ready to be fitted up
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And here is the front cab fitted up, front panel, screen surround and doors
The door gaps are perfect :)
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More updates soon ;)

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Bloody Hell. Great work here.

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Wow, great work there.!! defiante Save from the Graveyard there!! 8O :D

Thought I would ask, are you swapping out the LH front arch for an early one? (Unless it is my eyesight/photo angle...)
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Awesome work Matt!

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Insane skills, makes me want to hide my project away when I see these kind of saves! Amazing!!
Stock is good, its just that low and fast is better!!

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#€$king WOW Top work as always!
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Top drawer resto that! Very well done! :cheers:
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Superb work! excellent!

keep it up!
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Re: 52 Rhd Standard

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Quick update after another week on it this week, haven't got time to get too many pics up but this is how it looked at the end of yesterday.

It's really looking like a van rather than a pile of rusty parts of a van!

Nice ass ;)

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Roof and gutters next ;)

Better sort some running gear out as it will be off the jig soon!! ;)

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Hongkongphooey wrote:Wow, great work there.!! defiante Save from the Graveyard there!! 8O :D

Thought I would ask, are you swapping out the LH front arch for an early one? (Unless it is my eyesight/photo angle...)
Yes that will be changed, it was a complete nos late a and b post can door section, saved a lot of time and head scratching making the section up from gerson panels.

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Epic! Can't wait to see it on wheels! You don't want to do mines do you!? :lol:
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wow
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Any updates at all, loving this project!!
Stock is good, its just that low and fast is better!!

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Should be getting a good few days on the old girl over the Christmas hols :-)
Nearly time for some running gear!
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Wow. ....dust n rust to thrust...
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