My 54 Deluxe

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Re: My 54 Deluxe

Post by SamCocker » Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:49 pm

Few more updates from Saturday and tonight.

Both sides are welded up. Guessed what size the door shut gaps should be :? Is there an actual size?

On to the front panel next which needs a few minor repairs before it’s good to go.

Cheers
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Re: My 54 Deluxe

Post by SamCocker » Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:56 pm

e m p i wrote:
Tue Nov 06, 2018 11:35 am
Good to see you back in it dude :cheers:
Look forward to some more of those awesome fabrication skills.
Do you have a body for it or are are you building it from new panels? I know you can get a complete roof now but don’t think that goes for BD roofs.
Thanks very much. It’s good to be getting Keen again.

I can’t take the credit for the proper fabrication, had to get a pro on the job!

I have a body that has been cut into smaller pieces and repaired now that needs to be put back together.

Started with the cab, then the roof, then the back end then fill in the middle! Easy

Cheers

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Re: My 54 Deluxe

Post by bigbulli » Mon Nov 26, 2018 9:29 pm

Hey Sam, great to see progress on your BD it has certainly moved on since I saw it all those years ago. You still Nr Ryde?


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Re: My 54 Deluxe

Post by Vwstu » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:31 pm

Looking amazing. 👍
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Re: My 54 Deluxe

Post by SamCocker » Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:34 pm

The bus has moved to a workshop on the other side of the island. Slow and steady wins the race 😂

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Re: My 54 Deluxe

Post by boyerm008 » Fri Jul 19, 2019 4:10 pm

Scatman wrote:
Mon Oct 06, 2008 3:56 pm
And I thought I had a lot of work to do rachat crédit locataire on my bus (obviously I was mistaken).

Sterling work, keep it up !


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Re: My 54 Deluxe

Post by SamCocker » Sat Aug 17, 2019 6:59 pm

Managed to get out for a day today to fight with the old dog.

I feel it was a good day, the welder didn’t come out but spent the day just tweaking panels, srinking, stretching you know the drill. Both lasers set up, levels all over the place loads of double checking. Most build up she had looked for probably 10 years :cheers:

Thanks. Sam
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Re: My 54 Deluxe

Post by SamCocker » Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:30 pm

Just a little box ticked

First attempt come back as a delivery van 8O

So I very politely asked if they could double check as all my paper worked said different.

They came back with “ I’m sure that’s right! Delivery van!!!

Then with many apologies they got it wrong. Panic over :D

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