Front nose repair

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Front nose repair

Post by John82 » Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:23 pm

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Fix it or cut it and replace 50cm from bottom?

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Re: Front nose repair

Post by richandsue » Tue Feb 12, 2019 6:23 pm

Looks like it has had two previous repairs to the bottom corners. would say it would be better to put a complete lower section in. and a new lower valence at the same time.


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Re: Front nose repair

Post by ted698 » Thu Feb 14, 2019 5:40 pm

Hmmm - I'd be tempted to put on a full nose panel.... it looks pretty beat up all over!
yes its expensive - but will probably save a heap of time and have a much better result.
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Re: Front nose repair

Post by 8 8US » Thu Feb 14, 2019 6:25 pm

Like this.
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Richard

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1980 Brasilia gone :(

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Re: Front nose repair

Post by type21f » Thu Feb 14, 2019 7:08 pm

Agreed
Overall
Quicker
Cheaper overall
Better..
Looks Ok?
Actually No lower flange missing
Rotten inner and NS of bus had been replaced after it was rolled NS front had been cut along the curved form and the headlight section let in.

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Re: Front nose repair

Post by John82 » Mon Mar 04, 2019 2:37 pm

Thank you very much guys. I will do the same.

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