52 Rhd Standard

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Re: 52 Rhd Barndoor

Post by Rhd52bd » Sun Oct 26, 2014 10:13 pm

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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Re: 52 Rhd Standard

Post by SplitBusVanatic » Sun Oct 26, 2014 11:37 pm

Bloody Hell. Great work here.

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Re: 52 Rhd Standard

Post by Hongkongphooey » Mon Oct 27, 2014 8:37 am

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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Re: 52 Rhd Standard

Post by bigbulli » Mon Oct 27, 2014 6:33 pm

Awesome work Matt!

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Re: 52 Rhd Standard

Post by wejjy » Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:29 pm

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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Re: 52 Rhd Standard

Post by SAMBA VAN MAN » Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:39 pm

#€$king WOW Top work as always!
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Re: 52 Rhd Standard

Post by vanmanjimmer » Mon Oct 27, 2014 7:48 pm

Top drawer resto that! Very well done! :cheers:
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Re: 52 Rhd Standard

Post by Byron Bamboo » Tue Oct 28, 2014 12:47 pm

Superb work! excellent!

keep it up!
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Re: 52 Rhd Standard

Post by Rhd52bd » Sat Nov 15, 2014 9:08 am

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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Re: 52 Rhd Standard

Post by Rhd52bd » Sat Nov 15, 2014 9:13 am

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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Re: 52 Rhd Standard

Post by LJay » Sun Nov 16, 2014 12:11 am

Epic! Can't wait to see it on wheels! You don't want to do mines do you!? :lol:

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Re: 52 Rhd Standard

Post by vwmad99 » Thu Dec 18, 2014 12:55 pm

wow
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Re: 52 Rhd Standard

Post by wejjy » Thu Dec 18, 2014 1:16 pm

Any updates at all, loving this project!!
Stock is good, its just that low and fast is better!!

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Re: 52 Rhd Standard

Post by smithsvw » Sat Dec 20, 2014 7:33 pm

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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Re: 52 Rhd Standard

Post by type21f » Sat Dec 20, 2014 9:07 pm

Wow. ....dust n rust to thrust...
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