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Old 09-03-2010, 03:48 PM   #31
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Re: Camp Never Rest Mafia Wagon! 1979 bluebird

Did you remove the old sheet metal of just go over the top??
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Old 09-03-2010, 04:23 PM   #32
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We used a custom lazer cutter to do all the metal work for the bus. We took used the demensions of the bus, entered them into the computer and it custom cut the sections. The door is two metal panels, one inside and one out, and both panels have been rivited to the frame which sits in the middle (core) of the door! We didnt use one weld on the bus to apply the sheet metal. The only welds were minimal for repair needs. We simply put 20ga metal over the old skin! I will post more pics when I can! The bus is officially ready to paint as of today! WAHOO!
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Old 09-11-2010, 09:27 PM   #33
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Our bus is done at the fabrication shop, and today we primed it! Turned out very nice.... Take a look at www.campneverrest.com and see for yourself!

Also if anyone needs a custom door made.. Rich is your man! He did an awesome job!

Take a look!
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Old 09-12-2010, 09:23 AM   #34
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We kinda all like that crossover "Hybred" look! So we went withthat!
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Old 09-12-2010, 12:25 PM   #35
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Re: Camp Never Rest Mafia Wagon! 1979 bluebird

We have "temporarily" gone the cheap route and turned our original 2 piece door into a one piece door. But, for us, "temporary" does seem to last a long time. As a kid, my dad pulled a single wide mobile home on to the land in NC for us to live in... that was in the summer of 1965. Then added on a living room, master bedroom with master bath with a roof over the trailer the following 2 summers. The trailer was "temporary" as it was to be pulled out from under the roof and that section was to be finished out (kitchen,dining room 2 bedrooms and a bath). DAVID finished up the house around 1985! So far I like the door... we may keep it. but it's just a skoolie and everything is just "temporary"!
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Old 09-13-2010, 10:05 PM   #36
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If any of you Bus Converters are looking for a custom door, contact rich at MFR metals in Elk River Minnesota. He is the one that did our door on our bus, and very reasonable. He said he is willing to ship them... Absolutely cool... the guy is amazing!


www.mfrmetals.com/

Check them out!

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Old 10-24-2010, 12:52 PM   #37
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****UPTDATE******UPDATE********UPDATE******

10/24/2010

*Our bus has taken its first coat of black paint, and is really starting to take shape!

*We went through the entire heater core, as it had not been touched in probably over 30 years.... it was messy, but done, we have HEAT! (in minnesota its a priority!)

*We are in the process of mounting a new drivers seat, leather with air ride, and the train horn, which will plug into the air compressor for the seat!

*I will post pictures soon! Come back and take a look!
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Old 10-24-2010, 01:05 PM   #38
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Ok, for some reason, it wont let me submit pics... if anyone is having that problem, and knows how ti fix it, please let me know!

Check the pics out at : http://www.campneverrest.com

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Old 10-24-2010, 09:09 PM   #39
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it wont let me submit pics

Curious

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Old 10-24-2010, 09:49 PM   #40
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Having same problem here, lets me post in gallery though. I think its because they are too big. Most of mine were 1.24 mb. I think that may be the problem who knows?
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