62 15 Window project - No longer grey!

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Re: 62 15 Window project - No longer grey!

Post by ducatis » Fri Nov 11, 2016 7:13 am

Dude I'm going to get philosophical now...

Someone once wrote about the guy who trained for years to swim the channel. Family, work, injuries and all got in the way. Finally he started his marathon swim, currents swept him this way and that, often backwards. Always followed by HIS little support boat edging him on (think your 'followers'). Finally after a long battle he sees the French shore.

Don't give up now fella', you've done all the hard work and created something unique, that is yours.

Anyways, we won't let you back in the boat!



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Re: 62 15 Window project - No longer grey!

Post by rusty1962 » Fri Nov 11, 2016 8:05 am

ducatis wrote:Dude I'm going to get philosophical now...

Someone once wrote about the guy who trained for years to swim the channel. Family, work, injuries and all got in the way. Finally he started his marathon swim, currents swept him this way and that, often backwards. Always followed by HIS little support boat edging him on (think your 'followers'). Finally after a long battle he sees the French shore.

Don't give up now fella', you've done all the hard work and created something unique, that is yours.

Anyways, we won't let you back in the boat!
:cheers:
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Re: 62 15 Window project - No longer grey!

Post by e m p i » Fri Nov 11, 2016 9:39 am

Paul,
Sorry to hear about all the sh!t you've just been through :( Hope it all turns out right in the end. As said above, you've come this far through other set backs, both personal/family and with things going t!ts up with the bus and still come out with grit and determination.
The latest stuff is a setback - a couple of big setbacks - but with the will you and your dad have shown to get this far I'm sure you can bounce back. We're all rootin' and tootin' for ya so you've got to get it finished or we'll lynch you and make you run the quarter mile at the Pod in just your pants :lol:
Its (half) a result that you got to the unit when you did so your stuff was still there. Once you're up and running again (you and a new unit) I'm sure you'll get back into it :) Don't be tempted to sell it when you've come so far and got so little left to do, you'll regret it when you see that big empty space in the garage.
Hope it all pans out mate, come find me at a show and we'll have a beer together :cheers: I might even let you sit in my drivers seat and make "broom broom" noises :lol:

Cheers, Lee.
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Re: 62 15 Window project - No longer grey!

Post by type21f » Fri Nov 11, 2016 5:54 pm

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Re: 62 15 Window project - No longer grey!

Post by wejjy » Wed Jan 10, 2018 10:09 am

Looks like I may have a workshop at the end of this month... out of storage she comes
Stock is good, its just that low and fast is better!!

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Post by rusty1962 » Wed Jan 10, 2018 11:09 am

Great news. Looking forward to following :)
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Re: 62 15 Window project - No longer grey!

Post by pokey » Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:31 pm

Good to hear, can’t believe it’s been so long since you stopped working on it

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Re: 62 15 Window project - No longer grey!

Post by wejjy » Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:20 pm

rusty1962 wrote:Great news. Looking forward to following :)
Thanks for helping me decide to keep her again when I had my wobble mate. I will be sure to put the updates on when I start working on her again.
pokey wrote:Good to hear, can’t believe it’s been so long since you stopped working on it
Tell me about it! Gotta be the longest resto in the history of man!
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Re: 62 15 Window project - No longer grey!

Post by clymoj » Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:50 pm

wejjy wrote:
Sun Jan 14, 2018 5:20 pm

Tell me about it! Gotta be the longest resto in the history of man!
I think that's a pretty hotly contested title :lol:

Great to hear you kept it and looking forward to seeing you back in action
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Re: 62 15 Window project - No longer grey!

Post by jackricha » Sat Jan 20, 2018 4:18 pm

Just read this through, hopefully you’ve come through the worst of it and think about the end product, (took me 7 years)
finally looking forward to this show season.

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Re: 62 15 Window project - No longer grey!

Post by Thunderbroom » Wed Aug 01, 2018 10:15 am

Wow, just read through the whole thread. (I’m new to splits). I hope you and your Dad are well now. I look forward to seeing your beautiful van progress to completion. 🤘🤘🤘
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Re: 62 15 Window project - No longer grey!

Post by mo » Fri Aug 10, 2018 9:17 am

No matter what life throws at you bro keep at it. Been in the wars myself and if there is one thing that keeps me going is seeing my bus up and running. My cousins bug took him ages to do and he's just finished and in VolksWorld (Ludicruz) Sept 2018. My bus has been in storage 20 years of waiting and now the next 5 building.

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