67 11 window aka Pete

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67 11 window aka Pete

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In for the works! Plus a few upgrades

It’s had a whack or two over the years, plus it was a wood storage bus in Sweden for many years before ending up in Wales via FBI and then to its current owner many years ago. Used as it should be it’s time for a refresh.
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Re: 67 11 window aka Pete

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Slowly it’s all coming off...
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Ready for a prime.
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Re: 67 11 window aka Pete

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And some IRS action.

Had to remake the frame horn cradle mounts and a section of the cradle plus straighten both lips.
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More cutting and removing old repairs.
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Re: 67 11 window aka Pete

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Nice work BDP, looks like youve got a relatively solid bus there.

Keep up the work, I will be watching closely as our bus is undergoing a make over as well :)

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Removing old patch work welding and rot, new chassis leg sections and seat support panel fabricated and welded in.
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Getting Pete looking like a bus again.

New...

Inner valance
Lower A post’s
Cab floor
Kick panel
Front arches
Lower bulkhead
Inner B post sections both sides
Outer O/S B post
Chassis sections front inner and outer
Rear chassis sections
Cross members
Out riggers
Jacking points
I beams and top hats
Heater tube
Cargo floor
O/S wheel arch
O/S battery tray and engine tin
O/S rear corner.
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And photos
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Last ones
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With the chassis areas repaired and the new I beam’s top hats and other sections welded in its off to the blast room then primer.
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Ready for the new upper panels to be welded in.
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Nice US truck..
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