Daisy 1973 full resto "5 years on"

Discussion in 'Restorations' started by 1973daisey, Sep 8, 2013.

  1. That's my erbaspatcher mate i can still fit the belly pan

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  2. there appears to be a greasy mark just above the pipe entry point in the chassis, please clean it off immediately. Standards James, Standards. :D
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  3. I noticed the standards of work are slacking ;)
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  4. Was waiting for someone to spot that! Only saw it when I took the pic. It’s character.

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  5. Tonight had a look at the gears in the light a little fiddle and sorted it in 15 mins gears never been so smooth then sanded down the interior and leaned out and danish oiled the woodwork came out quiet nice actually I like the old looking effect now allso fitted floor trim and rear seats and door cards ect and allso a good test drive and it's son much smoother and the cab is so much Quieter now all sound deadened and it's nice to be behind the wheel again Iv missed the old girl got so much booked and planned on her this year

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  7. Cleaned it all out today fitted last few little bits ready for a wedding tomoz only got a few booked this year not doing them any more I'm to busy using it myself so I'll Jon or the booking I have and then she is all mine
    Fitted the final piece of the puzzle the front badge !! Will get to the wedding as rain forecast in morning then give her a good waxing get Thai new paint all shiny then can finish off all the little bits and pieces on her with the wedding coin [​IMG]
    A good 100+ mile road trip and I'm so excited this is the longest Iv been without it since Iv had it !!
    Allso my new ht lead kit came I'm gonna custom make a set up with right angles of dizzy to keep it all tidy [​IMG]

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  8. Brilliant Si, you've done a whole resto while I've been thinking about doing something on the bus.
    Looking forward to seeing it and you at techenders.
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  9. Hope it will be finished by then I'll be there in it just the finishing touches ect gotta place my parts order with Davididoft tomoz

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  10. Made the 50 miles trip sweet as a nut it's like driving a new bus with sound deadening and load rated tyres and new bushes no booming noises can hear the stereo [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Just gotta take em to venue then gotta get home spoil the wife as it's our 6th wedding anniversary Tomoz

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  11. beautiful..:) ..
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  12. The bus or....
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  13. Mind that camper hating copper isnt about, the ribbons are obscuring the number plate :)
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  14. Pull me over in a wedding

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    Home safe and sound all good 120 mile test passed

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  16. getting to the church on time..in a bus. did the same in mine 14years ago.
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  17. comfy shoes for the bride ?
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  18. Had a few days off as hurt my back but have managed to replace my dodgy wiper spindle with a new 1 and allso stripped off my slider door mech and made a pin to fit in the mech that's missing it now all locks and does what it should do

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  19. Zig zag and yellow line :D and did they wet themselves :D well done si n daughter si your sooo motivated and your getting the rewards , just gotta get past the seven year itch :D amazing job . :thumbsup:
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  20. U say 7 year itch mrs daisy is talk of looking at a bay this weekend been painted just ran out of money to fit it up

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