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Old 06-04-2014, 05:56 PM   #31
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Progress shots-

Decided to go IH blue on the retaining bar instead of with rattle can bedliner.


Its turning darker blue. Could almost pass for an old London Police Call Box


Intake's on the curb side, and will get a plastic back when I spray over there.


Fuel door was primed, and repainted. What looks like bubbles was a quick touch up and still wet when I shot the photo


Washer fluid reservoir door.

I'm planning on a BYOT Demo and Barbecue party in the next few weeks, and go to town on the interior.
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Old 06-05-2014, 10:33 AM   #32
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Lookin' good --- just be sure to thoroughly prep the areas you want the bedliner on. A friend here coated his entire Toyota pickup (an old one) with it, but has had problems with it de-laminating due to poor prep. And once that starts, whole areas tend to shed in big sheets. Properly applied, it is great stuff.
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Old 06-07-2014, 05:51 PM   #33
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Random gee-whiz question. How do you pull the fender skirts off? I want to get in there and attack the rust and exfoliating paint, so I can continue to repaint but I can't seem to find an easy way to do it.
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Old 06-09-2014, 01:07 AM   #34
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Its turning darker blue. Could almost pass for an old London Police Call Box
I approve!
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Old 06-10-2014, 03:17 PM   #35
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And when we finally find our land yacht, I'll be able to revise and and plan out the undersides and electricals
We call Clementine the land yacht too... ;) ha!
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Old 06-29-2014, 11:36 AM   #36
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Work yesterday-

Work on the gutting the innards; cable chases and front panel are off


SWMBO working on the rear panel, with the ceiling panel just before it off.

Yeah, I know seats and floor are usually out at this point, but she's short, so she needs someplace to sit on to reach.

Any suggestions on easily removing the ceiling insulation? I pulled off one section yesterday, and left fiberglass strands dangling from where it wouldn't release from the adhesive
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Old 04-28-2015, 11:32 AM   #37
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Thank you Captain Obvious- The Resurrection

After a 10 month break, work has commenced again on the bus-







Got back to gutting the interior...and discovering a lovely toxic goo between the seats and wall






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Last year, I had taped over where the aft STOP arm hardware had been mounted, and removed with the holes just filled in with silicone. This 4x12 piece of primed and painted steel was taped on there with several pieces of 3M VHB tape. After almost a year of exposure, its still rather solidly attached to the body panel. Damned good stuff-





I also plan to do the front STOP arm and where the strobe light was mounted on the roof(also just filled in with silicone).
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welcome back...long winter in Jersey? ;)
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welcome back...long winter in Jersey? ;)
No. Just college, job hunting, moving, college, and warmer weather. I took over the place where we dropped the bus off last summer. Now all I have to do is roll out in the morning if I want to work on it instead of driving 45 minutes each way
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