1967 panel becomes 11 window camper with Dormobile roof

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Re: 1967 panel becomes 11 window camper with Dormobile roof

Post by EeVeeWee » Wed Dec 04, 2019 4:30 pm

Where necessary, the bolts of the new steering system are secured now and checked everything again.
Finally the first ride with the new front suspension!
Here is a summary of the cons and pros of the RED 9 Design design.
Cons:
- Not cheap,
- Larger turning circle,
- More steering wheel turns needed,
- Horn must be connected differently from original.
Pros:
- The bus steers noticeably lighter,
- No play in steering system,
- Turns and roundabouts are much easier,
- Relaxed steering even at 100 km/h,
- Better suspension/damping, so bumps can be taken faster.

After the ride, rinsed well before the bus is parked for the winter.

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Post by EeVeeWee » Sat Dec 07, 2019 3:32 pm

Thank you all for the large amount of enthusiastic reactions!

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Re: 1967 panel becomes 11 window camper with Dormobile roof

Post by 8 8US » Thu Dec 12, 2019 7:07 am

Unfortunately we can't see any of your pictures, maybe that's why there are no comments?
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Richard

1960 Single Cab Pickup “Barny” (resto thread - https://www.ssvc.org.uk/phpbb/viewtopic ... 8&t=122082)
1966 Devon “Hetty”

1980 Brasilia gone :(

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Post by type21f » Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:59 am

Yes.. suddenly disappeared.. thought It was me!
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