Gusbus, the 1973 LHD Tintop

Discussion in 'Restorations' started by MorkC68, Aug 13, 2011.

  1. rickyrooo1

    rickyrooo1 Hanging round like a bad smell

    mine is a campmobile the word you're after is DELUXE
     
  2. :lol: now that's just ruude - we're slumming it in Major all the way!
     
  3. rickyrooo1

    rickyrooo1 Hanging round like a bad smell

    at least it's not brown (before congi says)
     
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  4. :lol:
     
  5. :lol:
     
  6. Not true - you just have to choose the right insurance companies. Like don't go with F***man James, for example. :mad:
     
  7. With all the hassle of ill fitting inlet manifolds, we haven't done an update in a while, so here goes!!

    Carbs now set up & the motor runs sweet as owt (the wiring has been tidied since this piccie)
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    Bedframe bolted in loosely
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    now bolted in and the front panel screwed into place
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    Rear, above the engine Dynamat'd to keep us a bit warmer in winter
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    Bit of bling added :D
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  8. Not updated this thread in quite a while; been busy with the following
    Securely fit the rock n roll bed
    Wire in the stereo and speakers
    set the handbrake up correctly
    touched in paint where ladder fell
    removed any old traces of brittle undersealant; red oxide' underneath
    Dinitrol ML3125 down all the cavities and suchlike
    Dinitrol 447 applied front to back
    Waxoiled front to back
    Paint front belly pan
    Fit front and rear mudflaps
    Fit sidestep
    Securely fix the upholstery

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    Jobs remaining:
    Repaint and re varnish the roofrack frame and wood' slats
    Sort out drivers window winder mechanism
    Align the headlights and set the beam
    Set the wheel alignment and tracking

    Take for an MOT!
     
  9. I assume this is the one you'll be keeping now?
     
  10. Ideally I'd like to keep both and tidy the westy up, its showing its age now - but who knows!! Gusbus would be the one to keep long term and use regularly :D
     
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  11. Flakey

    Flakey Sponsor

    Looking fantastic Mark can't wait till either of mine are this close to finished.
     
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  12. Cheers buddy :D cant wait till winters out of the way
     
  13. bernjb56

    bernjb56 Moderator

    I'm loving it Mark - roll on 2015 when all these busses can get together again :chewie:
     
  14. We cant wait either, some good times ahead me thinks!! :D
     
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  15. sANDYbAY

    sANDYbAY On benefits-won't sponsor!

    You've done a cracking job there Mark, can't wait to see it parked under a Nimrod.
     
  16. Thanks Bob :D

    Ill chat with Graham once Christmas is out of the way!!
     
  17. Cheers Rob!
     
  18. Beautiful! Enough Said!!! Congrats!!!
     
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