61 RHD devon

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Re: 61 RHD devon

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Ugh... shítty crusty uk buses - who'd bother? (lol).
Dec 62 RHD Tintop Caravette MGR / PW (1 P/O) restoration here:
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It may only be held on by 4 bolts; but one of them is a pain in the @ss to get to!

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Yeah....
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Yes but you are just a masochist G
Dec 62 RHD Tintop Caravette MGR / PW (1 P/O) restoration here:
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=83572

It may only be held on by 4 bolts; but one of them is a pain in the @ss to get to!

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Well I've seen you guys finished buses so I thought it'd be worth it in the end.

Top work as always Will, very impressed.
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BlastingDiePast wrote: Wed Apr 12, 2017 1:15 pm Door braces removed and Keith supplied a new door which is 99% perfect as it's only missing the top hinge.

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Now onto the other side.
FYI, this looks like the (very hard to find - wish I'd found it) 62/63 only changeover door. So that's ice pick handle but recessed. The handle mounting points and striker catch cutout is different too for the year only "recessed ice pick handle". Not the greatest of problems you face, but you might want to check this with your handles and n/s door for consistency. I had a nos ice pick door but didn't use it 'cos it would have been sacrilege to cut up nos to make it recessed ice pick. :roll:
Dec 62 RHD Tintop Caravette MGR / PW (1 P/O) restoration here:
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=83572

It may only be held on by 4 bolts; but one of them is a pain in the @ss to get to!

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^ Mind you, looking at your original pictures it looks like these were the doors you had.
Dec 62 RHD Tintop Caravette MGR / PW (1 P/O) restoration here:
viewtopic.php?f=8&t=83572

It may only be held on by 4 bolts; but one of them is a pain in the @ss to get to!

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These are a second set Keith has for the bus, I will have a look tomorrow at the OG door and lock
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Yes mine were recessed, I did check before i bought the replacement doors. Have a double check Will but I'm sure i bought like for like.
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hebbrkd wrote: Wed Aug 02, 2017 9:39 pm Yes mine were recessed, I did check before i bought the replacement doors. Have a double check Will but I'm sure i bought like for like.
Will do, looks like if you have got like for like we will be repairing a set to sell.
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Xmas workout for the bus and a new hat!
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When the roof is rotten there is no alternative but to cut it off and replace it
Been there ..Done that!







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Looking forward to seeing the new roof from Schofields going on Will, well worth the wait.
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I’ll post a pic tomorrow of the brand new roof, going to see Mabbo and rich while collecting it as they know this new roof product and are one of the few companies that have fitted it (rather then a second hand roof which we have done before a few times)!

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Possibly the in largest box going!
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Oh dear

And yes it should be attached to the bus
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