1956 Lhd 11 window aka Luigi

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1956 Lhd 11 window aka Luigi

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A German built bus shipped to the USA, then imported to the uk many years ago.

Now needing a full restoration and it will be getting a few upgrades along the way.
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Stripped and cutting
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Still cutting away!
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eeeeeeeekkkkk

enjoy and above all have fun
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Putting in the new gutter sections
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Old floor out, new metal going in
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On to the remaining side sections, still a bit of filler to remove😳
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Testing fitting the cargo floor, rear corners and long/short panels
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Re: 1956 Lhd 11 window aka Luigi

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Looking awesome mate!
super quick too!!

What are your plans for it?
what colour have you decided ?

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Re: 1956 Lhd 11 window aka Luigi

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Work still continues, front nose, inner valance and outer, cab floor, dog legs, windscreen sections, A post seal panel, B post outer, lower bulkhead section all replaced or repaired.

Now we are repairing the bulkhead which has had stress fractures on the each top section.
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Putting in the cargo floor
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With the cargo floor in, the cargo door sill, short and long panel get spot welded in.
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Excellent!
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Moving to the chassis
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Chassis repairs
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