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by ALHINSON
Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:56 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: Polished bumper trim £330
Replies: 134
Views: 35230

Re: Polished bumper trim £330

Annealing aluminium isn't that simple though, it is a fine line between heating and melting!
Are deluxe trims designed for earlier pressed bumpers a different profile to later slash cut rear bumper trims? I think that is the issue. The trims are designed for earlier bumpers, perhaps.
by ALHINSON
Mon Oct 31, 2016 7:32 pm
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: Polished bumper trim £330
Replies: 134
Views: 35230

Re: Polished bumper trim £330

I have the same issue with mine, specifically with the rears,I think the profile is for the earlier pressed 1950s bumpers as mine are out my a good inch or two and they certainly aren't easy to bend! Can anyone give me a solution please.
by ALHINSON
Wed Sep 28, 2016 7:15 am
Forum: Bus Parts For Sale
Topic: Polished bumper trim £330
Replies: 134
Views: 35230

Re: Polished bumper trim £330

Hi Pat, I have emailed you to the paypal email address you gave me my address and paypal transaction id as my replies via PM on here seem to be sat in my Outbox not my Sent Items.
by ALHINSON
Mon May 18, 2015 6:19 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus
Replies: 29
Views: 7717

Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

As part of doing a complete rewire with a branch new complete loom of the bus yesterday I changed the old 6v armature over to a nice new 12v, very simple to do (Parts from Wolfsburg West and VW Vintage in the US).

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by ALHINSON
Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:27 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus
Replies: 29
Views: 7717

Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

Home at last! Parked by our stables and my 1957 Oval Beetle & Jack the dog!

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by ALHINSON
Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:08 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus
Replies: 29
Views: 7717

Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

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Very nearly there now, just waiting on dropped spindles, fit some lower profile tyres, and then of course an engine!!!
by ALHINSON
Fri May 09, 2014 7:59 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus
Replies: 29
Views: 7717

Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x255/bluedragon5616/13247_548382871864962_107583690_n-1.jpg http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x255/bluedragon5616/946278_548382751864974_2052524808_n-2.jpg http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x255/bluedragon5616/1689497_637753729594542_1523052083_n.jpg http://i181...
by ALHINSON
Thu Oct 10, 2013 4:06 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus
Replies: 29
Views: 7717

Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x255/bluedragon5616/943559_521199894583260_1495932912_n.jpg http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x255/bluedragon5616/969134_526861134017136_287119257_n-1.jpg http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x255/bluedragon5616/401600_526861130683803_1717068287_n-1.jpg http://i181...
by ALHINSON
Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:53 am
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus
Replies: 29
Views: 7717

Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window b

The seats needed some real work, and they looked worse when I took them out of the bus! http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x255/bluedragon5616/DSC_0257.jpg http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x255/bluedragon5616/DSC_0258-1.jpg http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x255/bluedragon5616/DSC_0260-1.jpg Afte...
by ALHINSON
Sat Oct 13, 2012 5:26 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus
Replies: 29
Views: 7717

Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus

Front passenger side arch (RHS) looking rather worse for wear (nearly 50 years of wear!) http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x255/bluedragon5616/IMG-20120903-00003_zps84d5be5b.jpg Outrigger, jacking point, arch, and inner arch all replaced. Welds sealed with 'grey stripe seam sealant', and a couple o...
by ALHINSON
Sun Jul 22, 2012 8:00 pm
Forum: Technical
Topic: RGB hub and O ring hub seal/oil-slinger issues
Replies: 6
Views: 691

Re: RGB hub and O ring hub seal/oil-slinger issues

I hope you managed to sort this out Ben; it was lovely meeting you and your wife the other day. :D

Barry was really happy with those tyres. :wink:
by ALHINSON
Thu Jul 19, 2012 6:56 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus
Replies: 29
Views: 7717

Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus

Thanks mate; see you are from Jersey had a good look through your thread for your bus too, very very nice! I proposed to my wife by La Corbière lighthouse and most of my family live on the island as that is where my mum is originally from. We'll certainly be bringing our bus over to the island at s...
by ALHINSON
Thu Jul 19, 2012 12:50 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus
Replies: 29
Views: 7717

Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus

Good skills on show here :D will keep an eye on this thread keep up the good work and Well done wife :cheers: Thanks mate; see you are from Jersey had a good look through your thread for your bus too, very very nice! I proposed to my wife by La Corbière lighthouse and most of my family live on the ...
by ALHINSON
Mon Jul 16, 2012 4:35 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: Start of a massive restoration.
Replies: 27
Views: 3533

Re: Start of a massive restoration.

It will be an awesome bus once you've done it Carl; great pictures that make me appreciate some of the slightly less rusty bits on my project. :D Would have thought you would have tried to bring one back back from somewhere a bit sandier and drier! :wink: All the absolute best of luck with it mate.
by ALHINSON
Sun Jul 15, 2012 6:57 pm
Forum: Rides and Projects
Topic: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus
Replies: 29
Views: 7717

Re: August 1963 (1964 model year)'French' Export 11 window bus

The 'surgery' continues; LH complete wheel arch replaced and LH cab dloor repair completed the angle grinder's attention swiftly turns to the buse's front lower panel. As you can see from this pic it was harbouring nothing but corrosion and was so brittle. http://i181.photobucket.com/albums/x255/blu...