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Postby redcube » Tue Nov 02, 2010 7:15 pm

Well i'm finely starting my camper van conversion heres the van
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Well this are some of the bits I'm keeping from the caravan that me and Dirtydiesel smashed up last Saturday
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Well at long last the body work starts well one wheel arch as started with the help of my dad will get around to the other side and some point

The home made wheel arch is going i will miss it anyone want to by it :lol:
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What it was like behind the home made wheel arch
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I got to play with the air chisel :twisted:
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After a few seconds with the air chisel i had this
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Cat making a break for it before the sparks start :lol:
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Had to cut the wheel arch to fit
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And more cutting
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Wheel arch all weld up
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Here my dad working on a merc 8) had to do some welding to the front his using a grinder and having a fag at the same time :roll:
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My dads cortina his been rebuilding for years now :lol: on the right in gray
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Its sitting this low :shock:
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Re: Redcube camper damper

Postby Terry » Tue Nov 02, 2010 11:16 pm

A thought for the day

If smoking near petrol is so dangerous why did they bother to invent the carburettor ?

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Re: Redcube camper damper

Postby redcube » Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:13 pm

A slow day today as i had to get some more parts made a start on the drive side wheel arch which was solid car one hole so i decide i have a look at the odd mark down the side of the van tap it with a hammer and the hole side fell of :shock: :x it was filled with filler and yet there was good metal under neat :roll: only had a big dent on it so going to try and straight it a bit and the put a skim of filler over it not a truck load of filler :lol: more picture tomorrow going to be doing some body mod as well :) might flush some bit remove a bit here and there who knows i'll keep u post
and when this is done its on to the inside i was thinking pink seat pink dash :lol:
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Postby dirtydiesel » Wed Nov 03, 2010 8:49 pm

BODY MODS :lol: Ive seen you with a grinder, your dads well stocked up with power tools cant wait to see what you get up to!!!!!!!!
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Postby redcube » Wed Nov 03, 2010 11:06 pm

Grinder a mans best friend :lol: i plan to make a bad boy bonnet and flush the back door where the number plat is, flush all the seams in the body work i might go so far and remove all the window mark out on the side of the van so it will be flush and smooth now wheres the power tools i have some cutting to do :twisted:

If you want me dad do any major body work on your van Dirtydiesel i can ask him he most likely say yes and ya his well stock up on tools well over 30 years of tool in there
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Postby redcube » Thu Nov 04, 2010 3:11 pm

A mid day update passage side wheel arch done :mrgreen:
Driver side wheel arch almost done :D and a few little marks have been filled on the driver side couldn't leave them there tomorrow if all goes well i will be on to the back of the van no welding need there well we will see i might cut a hole just to weld :lol: picture coming later on tonight
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Postby redcube » Thu Nov 04, 2010 6:39 pm

Afternoon update bad boy bonnet done not painted but done drivers wheel arch still on going drivers odd dent done a bit but gave up
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Postby redcube » Thu Nov 04, 2010 7:32 pm

I did promise pictures well here you go
First of my dads shed nice and warm and lots of shine tools
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My poor little van :(
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Driver side filler mess
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Bad boy bonnet
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Sheet metal cut and clamped in place for welding
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All weld and filled with filler
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Boat sides done grill back on
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My dad doing the welding the mask is for show his the man who shuts his eyes and hopes he hits the spot
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I had some fun with all the dust
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Don't try and up load more then 5 files on photobucket it just freeze and crash's
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Postby redcube » Fri Nov 05, 2010 12:49 am

A wee update been going though the web looking for bits like sinks and gas pipe ect and found a sit that seem to be cheap
http://www.partsformotorhomes.com/

So I'm going to order a few bits over the next few weeks
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Postby redcube » Fri Nov 05, 2010 5:20 pm

Not much done today just filling and sanding i don't think you want to see a picture of that
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Postby dirtydiesel » Fri Nov 05, 2010 10:29 pm

I have a feeling your van is gonna be class when its finished, keep up the good work, got your pm thanks!
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Postby redcube » Fri Nov 05, 2010 10:32 pm

Thanks dirtydiesel i'm just trying my best
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Postby dirtydiesel » Fri Nov 05, 2010 10:37 pm

Are you doing the respray while your up there?
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Postby redcube » Fri Nov 05, 2010 11:03 pm

No going home Saturday and then going back up Wednesday to finish the body work and then paint it pink :lol:
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Postby dirtydiesel » Sat Nov 06, 2010 11:37 am

redcube wrote:No going home Saturday and then going back up Wednesday to finish the body work and then paint it pink :lol:

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