79 bay

Discussion in 'Show Us Your Ride' started by aaron randall, Apr 27, 2019.

  1. Hi all I brought my bay last Oct this is my first bay but Ive owned a 1303s bug .

    She needs a lot of work but found a guy local to me that's going the welding and going to be painting her .
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    This is before I stated the work .
    Before
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    After
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    Rear windows out and turned back into a panel Van rear
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    Fixing all of the old bodge repairs
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    I'll keep you all posted on the progress its at the welders workshop now so exciting times
    And I'll be changing the colour too !
    Pastel white roof and pastel green for the rest of the bay .
    Here is a pic of the early conversion IMG-20190511-WA0017.jpg
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    Lower will repaired
     
    Last edited: May 19, 2019
  2. Nice to see someone taking it back to how it was made.

    Looks good dudeeee

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  3. Merlin Cat

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    Nice :). Will you be using it as a panel van?
     
  4. No a camper the rear will be turning into a panel Van and the middle window I am using factory window cut and sliding door .
     
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  5. Colour reveal
     

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  6. Love the new colour! Good luck with the restoration!


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  7. Merlin Cat

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    That is a really lovely colour
     
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  8. IMG-20190509-WA0010.jpg
    IMG-20190514-WA0023.jpeg IMG-20190514-WA0025.jpeg early vents
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    Slowly getting there.
     
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  10. Here's an update on #"SWAMPY " bay getting very close to finishing now
     
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  12. Nice colour choice is it velvet green?
     
  13. Hi its pastel green l11
     
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    Bumpers in pastel white IMG-20191219-WA0014.jpg

    My camper is in primer now not long until its painted .
     
  15. Rear windows out and turned back into a panel Van rear
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    Can you pm me briefly how you went back to panel van sides on the rear.. I've got the same ahead of me and could use any hints/tips

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  16. hi all there is my bay finished its been a long 18mth resto but here is the results love it so much ❤
     
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