Max Last, the Swedish `63

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Max Last, the Swedish `63

Post by Max Last » Sat Jul 12, 2014 9:29 pm

Right! after a few years on here i`m now able to post slightly over sized pictures! I shall attempt to put a few on here to bore evertbody and to keep my memory alive regarding posting pictures :)
so, on arrival inthe UK
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looked a little different, a shonky paint job had been put on at some point resulting in...
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Re: Max Last, the Swedish `63

Post by Max Last » Sat Jul 12, 2014 9:40 pm

Despatched in April `63 to Northern Sweden, a Grey left hand drive kombi with left hand cargo doors was delivered to Sveriges Geologiska Undersokning (SGU) apologies for lack of accents over any letters, not found them on my computer, SGU apparently is a government department for geological examination. It was registered AC1963, meaning it was in Vasterbotten County, in 1970 it was sold to a private individual who used it until it was abandoned in a forest in 1973, circa 2003 it arrived in the UK, Where Boatyard Buses got it back to life, and its og colour thankfully!
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Re: Max Last, the Swedish `63

Post by Max Last » Sat Jul 12, 2014 9:48 pm

The patches on it are where moss/fungus/lichen/ray mears dinner was slowly growing on it,
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Re: Max Last, the Swedish `63

Post by Rigamortiz » Sat Jul 12, 2014 11:26 pm

Very cool bus this!
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Re: Max Last, the Swedish `63

Post by Max Last » Sun Jul 13, 2014 8:54 pm

Thanks Jamie, feel free to add any pictures! i remember following you out of Stanford Hall then seeing a cracking picture shortly after, when you had the ghia.
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Re: Max Last, the Swedish `63

Post by Max Last » Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:17 pm

The resurection begins...
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Re: Max Last, the Swedish `63

Post by Max Last » Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:24 pm

Considering how long it lived out in the wilds, the amount of welding needed doesn`t seem that bad!
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Re: Max Last, the Swedish `63

Post by Max Last » Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:31 pm

New metal going in!
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Re: Max Last, the Swedish `63

Post by Max Last » Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:35 pm

Cleaned up underside, looking sharp awaiting stonechip protection!
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Re: Max Last, the Swedish `63

Post by Max Last » Mon Jul 14, 2014 7:44 pm

And with stonechip applied, no sign of an old pile of $h!t round these parts, even to a blind man on a galloping horse!
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Re: Max Last, the Swedish `63

Post by vanmanjimmer » Mon Jul 14, 2014 8:48 pm

Love the bus, Great look Swedish vans rule!
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Re: Max Last, the Swedish `63

Post by Max Last » Mon Jul 14, 2014 9:09 pm

Thank you, :D and yes, they do!
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Re: Max Last, the Swedish `63

Post by Max Last » Wed Jul 16, 2014 7:01 pm

A few more from arrival in the UK, pre welding.
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Re: Max Last, the Swedish `63

Post by Max Last » Wed Jul 16, 2014 7:07 pm

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Spooky!
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Re: Max Last, the Swedish `63

Post by Max Last » Wed Jul 23, 2014 8:33 pm

so, getting the factory paint found
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